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HHS girls soccer puts trust in process

HHS girls soccer puts trust in process

For Hopkinton High School girls soccer coach Tom Skiba, it’s all about the process. His expectations for his team coming into the 2022 campaign are similar to every season: win games, get to the state tournament and compete in the always-challenging Tri-Valley League...

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Hillers junior Birtwistle commits to Purdue soccer

Hillers junior Birtwistle commits to Purdue soccer

Hopkinton High School junior Brooke Birtwistle will continue her standout soccer career at the Division 1 collegiate level in two seasons when she attends Purdue University. Birtwistle, 16, is one of the Hillers’ captains this fall and said the Boilermakers provided...

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HHS boys soccer looks to maximize its talent

HHS boys soccer looks to maximize its talent

Hopkinton High School’s boys soccer team has a deep roster returning in 2022, and coach Garrett Sawyer is hoping the combination of skill and experience will help the team build on a strong campaign last fall. “I did lose some key starters and strong players from last...

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Rec, travel basketball registration open

Rec, travel basketball registration open

Registration for Hopkinton Basketball Association travel basketball is open for the 2022-23 season, with tryouts the next two Sundays. HBA travel basketball is for boys and girls in Grades 4-8. There are mandatory tryouts, and players must be registered in advance....

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Sokol joins Vikings’ practice squad

Sokol joins Vikings’ practice squad

Hopkinton High School alum Josh Sokol, who was one of the final cuts by the Minnesota Vikings on Tuesday, was added to the team's practice squad on Wednesday. Sokol, 24, is hoping to break into the National Football League after a standout career at Sacred Heart...

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Hopkinton Little League 11U team captures state title

Hopkinton Little League 11U team captures state title

The Hopkinton Little League 11-and-under baseball team had an eventful summer, winning the state championship as well as the Tondorf Tournament — despite sometimes having to play in two tournaments on the same day. Hopkinton had not fielded a team in the 11U state...

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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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