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HHS swim team makes splash in quiet meets

HHS swim team makes splash in quiet meets

There are a lot of strange aspects to the 2021 season for the Hopkinton High School swimming and diving team. The season is just beginning, but the calendar reads March. Meets are virtual, there are only 24 swimmers allowed in the pool at a time, and, when they are...

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Hopkinton’s Hervol lives pro golf dream

Hopkinton’s Hervol lives pro golf dream

There are times when Hopkinton’s Jimmy Hervol might feel like he is a world away from the PGA Tour. The 2015 HHS graduate is competing on the mini-tour known as Minor League Golf. The payouts are in the hundreds or, on a good week, in the thousands of dollars. But...

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HHS ski teams enjoy time on slopes

HHS ski teams enjoy time on slopes

Like every other sport during the COVID-19 pandemic, skiing looked a little different this year. The Hopkinton High School boys and girls teams needed to make sure they stayed spaced out and kept their numbers down on the hill, but what they love the most about their...

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Suddenly southpaw: Powers wins with off hand

Suddenly southpaw: Powers wins with off hand

The past year has been a lesson in adaptability for nearly everyone, and Hopkinton High School junior Kate Powers is no exception. A thrower for the HHS track and field teams who has competed at the national level, Powers spent most of the offseason worried that her...

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HHS girls track clears pandemic hurdles

HHS girls track clears pandemic hurdles

The Hopkinton High School girls indoor track and field team navigated more than just the traditional hurdles placed in its way during this pandemic-altered season, but pushed through to a perfect dual meet record and numerous strong individual performances. “The girls...

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HHS boys track learning in ‘weird’ season

HHS boys track learning in ‘weird’ season

For Hopkinton High School boys indoor track and field coach Michael Donahue, the best word to describe the winter season is “weird.” Instead of going to large meets with over 1,000 competitors, his athletes have been competing against only a few dozen others and are...

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HHS boys basketball adjusts to unique season

HHS boys basketball adjusts to unique season

The pandemic has impacted the Hopkinton High School athletics program significantly this winter and, like his fellow coaches, boys basketball coach Tom Keane is doing his best to roll with the punches. The Hillers played three games before the need for COVID-19...

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HHS adds defense to girls hockey co-op team

HHS adds defense to girls hockey co-op team

The Dover-Sherborn/Hopkinton girls ice hockey co-op will get a significant boost from several Hopkinton High School athletes this winter, especially on the defensive end of the ice. The program, which draws athletes from six schools, has six HHS players on the roster...

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Brown caps XC career with TVL pod MVP

Brown caps XC career with TVL pod MVP

The 2020 cross country season presented plenty of challenges for Hopkinton senior Nick Brown. The pandemic resulted in new rules and smaller practices, and his season began with an injury that kept him out of the Hillers’ first dual meet. But the Bates College-bound...

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HHS’ Jones set to run off to Florida

HHS’ Jones set to run off to Florida

Hopkinton High School senior Olivia Jones was looking for a big school with a thriving athletic program that would allow her to continue her running career and kickstart her professional career in dentistry. And she found it all in the northern Florida city of...

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Resilient HHS girls soccer finds success

Resilient HHS girls soccer finds success

Coming into a season having graduated 12 seniors from the previous year would be a challenge for any team. But the Hopkinton High School girls soccer team also has had to deal with the new rules and a compressed schedule foisted on it and every other school during the...

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Hillers boys soccer enjoys chance to compete

Hillers boys soccer enjoys chance to compete

There is no sectional tournament or league title for the Hopkinton High School boys soccer team to compete for this year, but that has not stopped the Hillers from making the most of the season they get to have. “You don’t have that playoff element, but it’s still...

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