Hopkinton strengthens connection to Greece

“It all starts here.” It’s a familiar phrase in Hopkinton and the town’s claim to fame as the start of the Boston Marathon. But through the work of the 26.2 Foundation, Hopkinton also has...

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...

HHS duo won’t soon forget BAA Japan trip

Two Hopkinton High School cross country athletes had the run of their life this February — a run that began close to 7,000 miles away from home. HHS senior Amanda Hansen and junior Kayla...

LaGoy in elite company with 6-decade marathon mark

LaGoy completes sub-3-hour marathon for sixth decade As the decades have run by, Peter LaGoy has never stopped running. The 60-year-old Hopkinton resident joined elite company on Feb. 8 when he became one of three people...

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...

Family affair for HHS baseball

Simoes shines while playing for father Hopkinton High School senior Stephen Simoes had a couple of tough calls when it came to extending his athletic career. Not only did he have to decide where to...

Grabmeier looks to continue volleyball success

After a stellar 2018 campaign, the Hopkinton High School girls volleyball program brings several returners to a team trying to replace the stellar attack that led the Hillers to a dominant season last fall. HHS...

Hopkinton captains lead girls hockey co-op team

Walking into the locker room for the first time earlier this season, first-year coach Steph Jahnle was not sure what to expect, and she admitted to being a little nervous. Her roster consists of...

‘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,...