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Farrell makes his mark with USA Hockey

Farrell makes his mark with USA Hockey

Two years ago, Sean Farrell made the decision to move nearly 700 miles away to pursue his hockey goals. That choice has taken him around the world with the U.S. National Team Development Program and allowed him to earn a chance to play hockey at Harvard after the...

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Sweet 16 for Timlin

Sweet 16 for Timlin

Event registration opens Jan. 31 The Sharon Timlin Memorial Event began in 2004, when the Red Sox were still seeking their first Word Series title in almost nine decades. Like the Red Sox, who have won four championships since then — with the most recent coming this...

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Evans perseveres to earn wrestling captaincy

Evans perseveres to earn wrestling captaincy

Senior returns to mat despite neurological issue Davin Evans was thrilled to find out he had been named one of the Hopkinton High School wrestling team’s captains. It wasn’t too long ago when he wondered whether he would even be able to wrestle at all. Evans, now a...

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Gooley sets pace for Hillers

Gooley sets pace for Hillers

Junior distance runner continues to excel Schuyler Gooley started running in the third grade, when a gym teacher challenged students to run at least a mile every day. Now a junior at Hopkinton High School, she hasn’t stopped running, and she has multiple school...

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Walsh siblings’ success has familiar rink to it

Walsh siblings’ success has familiar rink to it

Sean stars for Hillers while sister Riley provides spark at Vermont Academy Neither Sean nor Riley Walsh is exactly sure when they started skating. It was probably when they were around 3 or 4 years old, however, on a homemade rink in the Hopkinton family’s backyard....

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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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HHS girls soccer wins first sectional title

HHS girls soccer wins first sectional title

The Hopkinton High School girls soccer team captured the first sectional championship in program history by beating Notre Dame Academy, 1-0, on Nov. 5.    The ninth-seeded Hillers pulled off four straight upsets without allowing a single goal, including a win over...

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HHS girls soccer wins first sectional title

Hillers look to serve up Turkey Day revenge

The century-old Thanksgiving rivalry between the Hopkinton and Ashland football teams will feature a new twist this year, a rematch. The Clockers’ move to the Tri-Valley Large division this year set the two teams up for their first ever regular season matchup, an 8-7...

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Hopkinton Middle School soccer team unbeaten

Hopkinton Middle School soccer team unbeaten

Keith Verra was not entirely sure what to expect from his eighth grade soccer team after tryouts earlier this fall, but once he saw his team rally to tie a strong Milford squad in the season opener, he started to get the sense he had a special group on his hands....

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HHS girls soccer wins first sectional title

HHS girls soccer finishes strong

The Hopkinton High School girls soccer team experienced some changes at the start of the season, but the Hillers were able to adapt and secure positive results in nearly every match through the month of October and earn a spot in the sectional tournament.    “Overall...

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HHS girls soccer wins first sectional title

Hopkinton golf wins back-to-back state titles

The Hopkinton High School golf team won its second straight Division 2 state championship, becoming the first Hillers’ golf team to repeat in more than a decade.    Senior tri-captain Mitch Marcou and sophomore Ryan Lundy carded 3-over par rounds of 75 in cold, windy...

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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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HHS girls soccer wins first sectional title

HHS volleyball poised for another tourney run

A year after making an appearance in the state final, the Hopkinton High School girls volleyball team is once again heading into the postseason as one of the strongest squads in the area and eyeing another lengthy run in the postseason. “The team has been playing...

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HHS girls soccer wins first sectional title

HHS football back in postseason

The Hopkinton High School football team kicks off its postseason run this weekend and head coach Jim Girard thinks his team is coming together at the right time as the Hillers prepare to defend their Division 4 district championship from a year ago.    “We are seeing...

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HHS girls soccer wins first sectional title

Experience drives HHS boys soccer

The Hopkinton High School boys soccer team comes into the new season with a large group of returning seniors, some of whom will be entering their third year at the varsity level. Head coach Garrett Sawyer said the experience will serve the Hillers well in their quest...

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HHS girls soccer wins first sectional title

HHS girls soccer sets sights on TVL title

The Hopkinton High School girls soccer team, led by first-year head coach Wayne Sygrove, wants to accomplish something that has not happened since any of the team’s current players were born: win the Tri-Valley League. “I asked the players to come up with some team...

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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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