ROAD TRIP: A Massive 26,000 Square Foot High-Tech Mini Golf Experience to Open in Boston
All throughout New England, mini-golf is almost guaranteed to be on your list of things to do during the warmer months. According to Boston.com, a new monstrous mini golf chain called Puttshack is set to open their first location in the Northeast this spring, and it will absolutely be road trip worthy when it does.
Boston Named A Best City For Biking
Last week, in honor of World Bicycle Day, LawnStarter ranked the best biking cities in the country. Their extensive research compared 200 major markets. This resulted in good news for Boston, which was named one of the best cities for biking. With dedicated bike lanes, numerous paths, and parks, Boston...
Grant Williams to host youth basketball clinic at Boston University
The clinic will be held on July 1 and 2, inside BU's Rec Center. Celtics forward Grant Williams will host a youth basketball clinic at Boston University in July for students in grades one to eight. The clinic, which will take place on July 1 and 2 in BU’s Rec...
Starting Lineup: A look around new venue The Stage at Suffolk Downs
Boston’s only open-air general admission venue is nearly off to the races. A renewed Suffolk Downs scoreboard and fake starting gate will greet guests at The Stage at Suffolk Downs, a new 8,500-person capacity venue at the shuttered East Boston thoroughbred track. Located at 525 William F. McClellan Highway, the venue is a joint effort between The HYM Investment Group LLC and The Bowery Presents, the parent company of Bowery Boston, which currently operates local venues like The Sinclair and Roadrunner. When Steve Lacy, James Blake, Toro y Moi, and Fousheé christen the park on June 16, it will officially be the largest member of the Bowery Boston family — and a new destination for larger-scale concerts in the region.
Reading baseball team reverses recent playoff history
SPRINGFIELD — After losing late leads in the 2021 and 2022 tournaments to higher-seeded opponents, only to lose in walk-off fashion, this year the Reading High baseball team, the No. 26 seed, flipped the script by scoring two late runs to upset seventh-seeded Pope Francis, 2-1, on Monday afternoon in the Division 2 state tournament.
Brookline Then and Now: Bicycles on Corey Hill
Boston was the Hub of bicycling in the United States in the 1880s, and one of the high points in metropolitan Boston—literally and figuratively—for local and visiting riders alike was Corey Hill in Brookline. “Wheelmen” strove to become the first to make it to the top of the hill and, after that barrier was broken in 1883, to set a new record time or simply challenge themselves to conquer the steep incline. The illustration on the right is from an 1886 engraving by Henry Sandham; the photo on the left, by Jean Stringham, is from the 100th birthday celebration of Corey Hill Park in 2000. (Read more about biking Corey Hill.)
Chalk up a dozen for St. Mary’s softball (ROUNDUP)
The St. Mary’s softball team did a lot of things Tuesday. The Spartans reached 20 wins, shut out an opponent, and secured their spot in the Division 3 Sweet 16 The post Chalk up a dozen for St. Mary’s softball (ROUNDUP) appeared first on Itemlive.
Wildcat Pride Athletic Award Winners Announced at Ceremony
The Athletic Award Recipients for this year were announced at a ceremony held on Tuesday, May 30 for seniors. The list of awards included the William Calvert Newell Award, the Hobey Baker Award, the Ash Baird Memorial "Go Fight Win" Award, and the United States Army Athletic Award, among others.
Penn State women’s ice hockey conference to merge
WINTHROP, Mass. (WHTM) – Penn State women’s ice hockey’s conference, the College Hockey America women’s conference, will merge with the Atlantic Hockey Associate men’s conference starting in the 2024-25 season. “We have an opportunity to redefine both leagues as a unified men’s and women’s college ice hockey brand,” said College Hockey America Board Chairman and […]
Peabody fifth-graders chase Olympic glory
PEABODY — The city’s fifth-graders got a taste of Olympic glory on Tuesday at the Mayor Bettencourt Fifth Grade Olympiad. More than 470 fifth-grade students took part in a variety The post Peabody fifth-graders chase Olympic glory appeared first on Itemlive.
Police vs. Fire basketball game raises money for brain cancer research
BOSTON - First responders are putting their rivalry on the line for the Battle of the Badges tournament today.Boston police officers and firefighters are competing in a friendly game of basketball… for a good cause.They're playing for the organization "A Shot for Life" to raise money for brain cancer research. WBZ-TV's Tiffany Chan will be in stands at Boston College High School in Dorchester for the tip-off at 3 p.m. Sunday.The real winner won't be the first responders, but 7-year-old Royal, who will be scoring the first two points of the game. The full story will be on WBZ-TV at 11 p.m.
Join the PIONEERS Run Crew for their 6-Year Anniversary Celebration and Fun Run in Boston!
🎉🏃♀️🏃♂️ Hey, hey, hey! Are you ready to run and celebrate with the awesome PIONEERS Run Crew? 🙌🤩. This Saturday, June 10th, PRC is hosting their 6-year anniversary event, and you're invited! 🎊🎁🎈
Boston Athletic Association reveals registration dates for 2024 Boston Marathon
BOSTON — Registration for next year's Boston Marathon will open in September. According to the Boston Athletic Association, registration for the 128th Boston Marathon will take place over five days, from Sept. 11 to 15. The BAA will use the same process for qualified runners as it used for...
2024 3-Star WR Cameron Monteiro Taking Official Visit to Pitt This Weekend
If there’s anything that Cameron Monteiro offers a college football team, it’s versatility. He’s a quarterback, running back, wide receiver and defensive back right now. And he’s pretty good at all four. Monteiro — a 6-foot-3, 170-pound three-star wide receiver from Brockton High in Brockton, Massachusetts...
Boys’ Tennis Season Comes to a Close
The Malden High boys’ tennis does senior night exactly how it is supposed to be done. If you showed up to the courts at Amerige Park on senior night, you would likely have been met with dozens of family and friends supporting the seniors, an entire table full of food and drinks, colorful posters lining the fence honoring the seniors and hundreds, if not thousands, of water balloons.
Wednesday Sports Schedule – Baseball, Softball, Lacrosse, and Tennis – MIAA Brackets
Wednesday North Shore Teams in MIAA Tournament Events. Notice: On Thursday morning, check out Nic and Nick on the North Shore Sports Desk and the Merrimack Valley Sports Desk shows. Baseball. D1 B.C. High at St. John’s Prep 4. D2 Reading at St. Mary’s 4. D2 Masconomet at...
Hundreds of girls run in 'Girls on the Run' 5K in Boston
BOSTON - Almost 2,000 young girls from all over Massachusetts took part in the "Girls on the Run 5K" road race in Boston on Saturday.Girls ages eight to 13 comprised 104 teams that ran in the race, a record number this year. For more than half the girls, this is the first 5K road race they've ever done.It's all part of a ten-week program helping girls build critical skills, like confidence, character and communicating with others."We do that by creatively integrating running into a curriculum that also teaches them how to be empowered, stand up for themselves, find their voice," said Kate Yenrick, the Girls on the Run Community Engagement Manager.The program said more than half of the girls received scholarships so they could take part for free. Every girl who ran got a medal for crossing the finish line.
Chris Paul explains why it was important to graduate from an HBCU
Chris Paul talked to the guys at The Pivot about why he decided to go back and get his degree and get it from HBCU Winston-Salem State. The post Chris Paul explains why it was important to graduate from an HBCU appeared first on HBCU Gameday.
Red Bull Cliff Divers wow crowds at high-diving competition in the Seaport
BOSTON - The Red Bull Cliff Divers are back in Boston. They wowed crowds Friday with their high-diving competition outside the Institute of Contemporary Art in the Seaport.Twenty-four of the world's most elite high-divers are diving off a platform 88 feet above Boston Harbor, hitting the water at speeds of up to 50 miles per hour.The diving continues Saturday at 10 a.m. The weather will be cooler and cloudier than Friday but organizers said they only cancel if it's too windy or if there's lightning.The event is free and open to the public but VIP tickets are available to watch from the hospitality yacht. Spectators are encouraged to get there early to get a good spot to watch the diving.
Sports scores, highlights: Diman girls track athletes fare well at South Heptathlon
The spring high school season playoff season is underway for Fall River area teams. Here's a look at scores and highlights from Tuesday's action:. Girls Outdoor Track: Diman at MSTCA South Heptathlon. SCORE: N/A. LOCATION: Notre Dame Academy, Hingham. RECORD: Diman, 6-0-1 HIGHLIGHTS: The Bengals had an excellent performances at...
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