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Levenson volunteers for Boston Marathon for long haul

Levenson volunteers for Boston Marathon for long haul

Hopkinton’s Bob Levenson has been volunteering for the Boston Marathon since 2003. “And I still have the jacket to prove it,” he said. He’s amassed many colorful jackets since and has worn many volunteer hats as a member of the Hopkinton Marathon Committee,...

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Elite athletes return for 125th Boston

Elite athletes return for 125th Boston

Attracting an elite field proved more challenging than usual this fall for major marathons. With spring marathons postponed until the fall, five Abbott World Marathon Majors are taking place within seven weeks, spreading the top talent between them. Boston will have...

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‘Ultimate’ lessons about athletics, sportsmanship

‘Ultimate’ lessons about athletics, sportsmanship

Flying disc game becomes more popular in Hopkinton In 2017, Liz Siber walked into the Hopkinton Parks and Recreation office looking to find a way to introduce youth to Ultimate, a sport she picked up as a graduate student in 2001. With support from Parks & Rec and...

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Baker-Brown, McConville, Champney among race starters

Baker-Brown, McConville, Champney among race starters

For more than 100 years, a member of the Brown family — Hopkinton and Boston’s iconic sports family — has started the Boston Marathon, and that tradition will continue with the 123rd edition of the race in 2019. The Boston Athletic Association selects starters for...

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Stellar elite field includes many past champs

Stellar elite field includes many past champs

Nine Boston Marathon open champions and seven wheelchair champions return to challenge for the win at this year’s 123rd Boston Marathon. Last year’s running champions Yuki Kawauchi of Japan and American Desi Linden and wheelchair champions Tatyana McFadden (USA) and...

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HHS Drama Ensemble to present ‘Radium Girls’

HHS Drama Ensemble to present ‘Radium Girls’

After performing lighter shows the past several winters, the Hopkinton High School Drama Ensemble this month will tackle a serious historical drama, “Radium Girls.” The play will run from March 7-9 in the HHS auditorium. “I wanted to do a drama since I had done...

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College Sports Notes

College Sports Notes

Shelby Aarden, URI ’19, led her team at the Atlantic 10 Cross Country Championship in Richmond, Va., Oct. 28. She covered the 5k in 18:10, finishing 29th. Jimmy Adams, Hobart ’21, had two solo tackles and one assist, and caused one fumble in his football team’s 52-7...

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Wicked 5K raises more than $10,000 for ESL

Wicked 5K raises more than $10,000 for ESL

Skeletons, princesses and Mario and Luigi sped around the Loop Road and Center Trail Oct. 28 as part of Enter Stage Left Theater’s Wicked 5K, the third annual. The final finisher, Denise Antaki, won the costume contest for third straight year, outdoing herself with a...

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College Sports Notes

College Sports Notes

Shelby Aarden, URI ’19, finished second at the Rothenberg Collegiate Cross Country Invitational hosted by Brown at Goddard State Park Oct. 19. She covered the 5k in 17:53. Alyssa Annenberg, UConn ’21, put up the fourth best scores on both the 1 meter (235.87) and 3...

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College Sports Notes

College Sports Notes

Shelby Aarden, URI ’19, finished 25th at the New England Collegiate Cross Country Championship, covering the 5k in 18:50. Ryan Branch, Lafayette ’21, ran 27:23 for 8k to finish 97th out of 367 finishers at the Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh Sept. 29. Julia...

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Hopkinton Chamber volunteers at MetroWest YMCA

Hopkinton Chamber volunteers at MetroWest YMCA

Cool rainy weather changed work plans but didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce members who volunteered at the MetroWest YMCA Family Outdoor Center Oct. 12. “The team of local business leaders installed a new team-building initiative on the Y’s...

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College Sports Notes

College Sports Notes

Ryan Branch, Lafayette ’21, took 69th at the Bucknell Bison Open cross country meet on Aug. 31. He covered the 6K course in 20:21. Sara Freedman, Stonehill ’19, made 11 saves in goal in her field hockey team’s 2-1 season opening win over West Chester on Sept. 1. She...

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Marathon Quilters Guild plans quilt shows at HCA

Marathon Quilters Guild plans quilt shows at HCA

Members of the Marathon Quilters Guild are putting together the final pieces for their ninth annual Quilt Show to be held Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15 and 16, at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts, 98 Hayden Rowe St., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will include an...

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