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Hopkinton athletes earn spots at Ninja nationals

Hopkinton athletes earn spots at Ninja nationals

Three young athletes from Hopkinton were among the competitors at last month’s Ultimate Ninja Athlete Association World Series Championship in Las Vegas. The group traveled to the Orleans Arena for the three-day competition, with Hopkinton residents Samantha Sweeney...

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Murray looks to long stint as HHS AD

Murray looks to long stint as HHS AD

Longtime Hopkinton High School guidance counselor and coach Kiely Murray has taken the reins of the athletic department as the new interim athletic director with the hope of making the position permanent next year. Murray, 39, replaces Rich Cormier, who announced in...

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HLL 9U team wins Tondorf Tournament

HLL 9U team wins Tondorf Tournament

The Hopkinton Little League 9U team won the championship of the Medway Tondorf Tournament this past Thursday in dramatic fashion, with a 15-14 victory over Ashland in the finale. Hopkinton lost the first game of the best-of-three final series, 12-0, but bounced back...

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Simoes steps down as HHS baseball coach

Simoes steps down as HHS baseball coach

Steve Simoes is retiring from his position as Hopkinton High School baseball coach, the school announced Wednesday. Simoes coached the Hillers for 19 seasons, recording more than 300 victories, five Tri-Valley League championships and three sectional titles. He led...

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Tian competes in national gymnastics meet

Tian competes in national gymnastics meet

When Emma Tian was just 4 years old, her mother tried to find an activity for her. Tian, now 11, tried rhythmic gymnastics, and she has risen up the ranks to earn a spot at her first national meet this month. The competition, which took place from June 1-5, took Tian...

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Cormier to step down as athletic director

Cormier to step down as athletic director

Hopkinton High School Athletic Director Rich Cormier announced Thursday that he is stepping down at the end of this school year so he can spend more time with his family. "This last year in particular has been incredibly challenging personally and professionally and I...

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Hillers boys tennis eyes deep tourney run

Hillers boys tennis eyes deep tourney run

The Hopkinton High School boys tennis team captured a Tri-Valley League Large School Division championship this season, but the Hillers have their sights set on making their presence felt during June’s state tournament. “We are certainly hoping to make a run,” coach...

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HHS girls tennis dominates regular season

HHS girls tennis dominates regular season

Hopkinton High School girls tennis coach Lyn Calkins thought she might be looking at a rebuilding year this spring. Instead, the Hillers will go into June’s state tournament as one of the most dominant teams in the area. “My expectations were that we were in a...

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Hillers boys lax gets program back on track

Hillers boys lax gets program back on track

The Hopkinton High School boys lacrosse team has gone through some ups and downs this season, but coach Dan Norton said the spring has marked the program getting back to normal after a pair of pandemic-affected campaigns. “We have a lot of guys getting valuable...

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HHS girls lax lays strong program foundation

HHS girls lax lays strong program foundation

This season might not be remembered for the number of victories the Hopkinton High School girls lacrosse team earned, but coach Katelyn Barry said the Hillers are having fun while battling a tough schedule and setting the stage for success to come. “This is the first...

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