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Chief hopes to keep town’s support for police

Chief hopes to keep town’s support for police

Hopkinton Police Chief Joseph Bennett says he hopes the community will continue to show support for him and his officers following the “disgusting and appalling” death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minnesota and the worldwide protests and vigils that have...

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HHS girls grateful for athletic opportunities

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 they are more apt to believe after taking part in...

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Team-focused HHS boys track dominates TVL

Team-focused HHS boys track dominates TVL

Track and field is known as an individual sport, where athletes mostly compete without the benefit of an assist from one of their teammates. But the Hopkinton boys indoor track and field team has bought into a “team-first” concept, and the result has been a dominant...

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Versatility helps Hopkinton swim team succeed

Versatility helps Hopkinton swim team succeed

The Hopkinton High School swim team raced to seven wins through mid-January, including five in Tri-Valley League meets, thanks in part to a talented roster that is willing to swim whatever races the team needs in order to succeed. “It’s been going very well,” said...

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HHS skiing fields largest-ever roster

HHS skiing fields largest-ever roster

The Hopkinton High School ski team is fielding its largest roster this winter, with numerous talented athletes who have been racing for years and have competed at the highest level and are more than happy to help some of their younger teammates become the best skiers...

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Hopkinton captains lead girls hockey co-op team

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 27 players from six schools: Dover-Sherborn, Hopkinton, Bellingham,...

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HHS hockey hungry after deep tourney run

HHS hockey hungry after deep tourney run

The Hopkinton High School hockey team returned to the ice this season with several goals in mind after coming up just short in bids for a league and state title last winter. The Hillers are looking to build on some of the lessons learned during a run to the state...

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Hillers boys basketball takes aim at tourney again

Hillers boys basketball takes aim at tourney again

A talented and experienced backcourt leads the Hopkinton High School boys basketball team into a new season, and the Hillers are aiming to return to the postseason after making the sectional tourney a year ago. “We always want to make the tournament,” said Hillers...

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Bliss retires after 4 decades as HHS golf coach

Bliss retires after 4 decades as HHS golf coach

Longtime Hopkinton High School golf coach Dick Bliss announced his retirement after 40 years of leading a program that has grown into one of the most successful in the state, capping off a career that includes four state championships and five Division 1 collegiate...

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Hillers football bounces back after playoff loss

Hillers football bounces back after playoff loss

HHS takes modest win streak into T-Day showdown The Hopkinton High School football team put its resilient nature on display after being eliminated from the postseason, earning back-to-back wins to build momentum heading into the final game of the season against...

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Hillers golf team caps impressive run

Hillers golf team caps impressive run

The Hopkinton High School golf team finished the season with a fourth-place finish at the Division 2 state tournament, keeping the Hillers from a third straight state championship but capping off a stellar run. “Looking back on it, regardless of what happened [at the...

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HHS cheer takes its game to higher level

HHS cheer takes its game to higher level

In her third season as coach of the Hopkinton High School cheerleaders, Ashley Poillucci says her team is trying tougher stunts in search of higher point totals during the competition season. “I think the quality of the team has really improved with a lot of the girls...

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Sokol overcomes odds at Sacred Heart

Sokol overcomes odds at Sacred Heart

Hopkinton product a captain in senior season for Pioneers Josh Sokol remembers being told he would not last a semester at Sacred Heart university, but the Hopkinton High School graduate has spent the past four years proving the doubters wrong and is an anchor of the...

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