Rabinovich set to continue hoops career at Holy Cross

Mike Rabinovich has been playing basketball in Worcester and going to school there for the past four years, so the chance to stay in his adopted city and be part of a rebuilding program...

Boston Marathon postponed to Sept. 14

To hear Hopkinton Select Board member John Coutinho tell it, there was never any consideration given to canceling the Boston Marathon. It was always a matter of when, not if, it would take place. At...

Sports Roundup: HHS spring season pushed back

In the fall, Eastern equine encephalitis forced all town activities to end at dusk. It created a challenge for scheduling fall sports, but compared to this spring’s developments, that was a minor inconvenience. On March...

HHS girls grateful for athletic opportunities

There is a timeless saying older people remark to those from subsequent generations: “You don’t know how good you have it.” For Hopkinton High School seniors Alyssa McIntire and Schuyler Gooley, it’s a cliche...

HHS girls race to D3 indoor track title

Hopkinton High School has a legacy of success in running sports, and the 2019 edition of girls indoor track and field added to that in a big way. At the Reggie Lewis Track and...

Local Runners Notebook: Herr returns from injury for final Boston run

Brian Herr is going out his way. Two years ago, the longtime Hopkinton resident’s streak of 27 consecutive Bostons (29 if you include two unofficial finishes) ended following a major skiing injury, as Herr broke...

Dive right in: After life-threatening illness, Donahue stars at second-choice sport

When Reece Donahue was 9 years old, he had his sights set on being a gymnast and pursing the sport he’d loved for most of his young life. But a twist of fate led...

‘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...

Sports Roundup: HHS boys basketball enjoys underdog run

HHS boys basketball enjoys underdog run The HHS boys basketball team was the eighth and bottom seed in the MIAA Division 2 Central sectional, but the Hillers showed that they were much stronger than their...

‘I’m driven for this’: After cancer battles, Snyder determined to achieve goal

Hopkinton resident Todd Snyder started training for his first Boston Marathon six years ago, after being inspired by his 5-year-old daughter, Ella. Recalled Snyder: “She was on my shoulders and she bent over and said,...