Boston Marathon Legends Rick and Dick Hoyt Remembered on the ‘Today’ Show
When I was a kid (and long before the town was plagued by "stressful" pickleball controversies), we’d go each spring to Wellesley, Massachusetts, to visit family and watch the Boston Marathon. I had no idea who the elite runners were, so I’d look for Marathon legend Bill Rodgers (the...
Former Bulldog Football Player Turned Executive Chef Lambert Givens Perfects Passion for Comfort Cooking in South Boston
It's not uncommon for people to follow career paths unrelated to their academic degrees. Some decide being employed takes priority over waiting for jobs in their majors. Others discover pursuing a passion is more rewarding than doing work they prepared for in college. That is the case for a South Boston chef who walked away from a corporate gig to cook in restaurant kitchens.
Lynnfield goalie McSweeney ringing out in tune
LYNNFIELD — If it seems as if there aren’t enough hours in the day for David McSweeney to do all the things he tries to cram into it, then it’s The post Lynnfield goalie McSweeney ringing out in tune appeared first on Itemlive.
The city of Boston needs the Red Sox to succeed this summer
The other day, I was walking around Fenway Park, taking in the warm weather before the heat gets too oppressive going into summer. As I walked over the David Ortiz Bridge heading into Kenmore Square, I looked around at the other people on the streets, making their way to and from T stops and going about their day. I noticed something that surprised me, considering it was the day after Derrick White kept the Celtics' hopes alive in the postseason with his buzzer-beater to force game 7: everyone was wearing Red Sox gear. Even after a miracle was granted to Boston sports fans, you would think the only team in Boston that exists was the Red Sox.
Locals, Massachusettsans shine at Vermont City Marathon
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - The Vermont City Marathon returned on a warm, sunny day, and saw a pair of runners from Cambridge, Massachusetts steal the show. Maegan Krifchin was the big winner on the deal, downing a 14-year old record to become the first women’s runner to ever complete the VCM in under 2 hours, 35 minutes, while Louis Serafini was about 50 seconds shy of the men’s record as he claimed his first ever marathon victory.
700 people participate in first annual Dick Hoyt Memorial ‘Yes You Can’ Run Together
Just days after iconic athlete Rick Hoyt passed away, hundreds of people will take part in the event he helped plan in honor of his late father.
Skeet shooting: The other Olympic sport born in Massachusetts
BURLINGTON, Mass. — Ask anyone about an Olympic sport that originated in Massachusetts andbasketball or volleyball are likely to come to mind, but the Bay State is also where skeet shooting first evolved. Born near Boston, skeet shooting is a sport that combines precision, skill, and a deep connection...
Do-it-all Falasca named tournament MVP
LYNN — Tommy Falasca of St. Mary’s baseball was all smiles after his team’s 4-1 win against Lynn Classical Saturday. His team upped its record to 13-6 and captured the The post Do-it-all Falasca named tournament MVP appeared first on Itemlive.
Medjid, Walker-Weinstein Continued to Move Boston College Forward
CARY, N.C. — The embrace between Jenn Medjid and Acacia Walker-Weinstein was one of thanks. Medjid to Walker-Weinstein for giving her a chance. Walker-Weinstein to Medjid for ushering Boston College to yet another NCAA championship game appearance. Fifteen minutes after the final horn sounded and Boston College’s season ended...
St. Mary’s tops Classical to win Mullins Tournament
LYNN — Celtics jerseys, a few ice cream trucks, and Mullins Memorial warmup shirts were just a few of Saturday’s sights as Lynn Classical took on St. Mary’s at friendly The post St. Mary’s tops Classical to win Mullins Tournament appeared first on Itemlive.
Former NAG Record Holder Joyce Wu Commits to Northeastern
Former NAG Record Holder Joyce Wu Commits to Northeastern. NEW COMMIT: Rockville, Maryland native Joyce Wu has committed to Northeastern University and will arrive on campus this upcoming fall. Wu is a former National Age Group Record Holder in the girls 10&U 4×50 medley relay. When she was 12, she...
Podcast: Moynihan Lumber Student Athlete of the Month – Rawson Iwanicki, St. John’s Prep State Champion Wrestler
NORTH SHORE (Podcast) For their exploits in both the classroom and in their respective athletic endeavors, four local athletes have been named the Moynihan Lumber Student Athletes of the Month for March and April. Lynn Classical basketball standout Ava Thurman and St. John’s Prep wrestling champion Rawson Iwanicki were the...
Team of the Week – Peabody girls lacrosse
You know what I’ve been thinking? Peabody girls lacrosse coach Michelle Roach was ecstatic as ever following her team’s win against Acton-Boxborough Friday – and for good reason. The Tanners The post Team of the Week – Peabody girls lacrosse appeared first on Itemlive.
English softball tournament-bound for first time since 1999 (ROUNDUP)
The Lynn English softball team (10-10) defeated Swampscott 6-5 in the consolation game of the John Holland tournament Sunday. With coach Ashley Aldred helming the program, the win punched English’s The post English softball tournament-bound for first time since 1999 (ROUNDUP) appeared first on Itemlive.
UNCW reaches CAA title game on Little League error
The UNC Wilmington Seahawks are going to the Colonial Athletic Association baseball championship game, and they got some help from Northeastern Huskies’ defense. With Saturday’s game tied 5-5 and two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning, UNCW’s Kevin Pittara hit a pop-up that it appeared would send the game to the 11th. However, Read more... The post UNCW reaches CAA title game on Little League error appeared first on The Comeback: Today’s Top Sports Stories & Reactions.
Celtics co-owner gives $1,000 to each UMass Boston graduate
Rob Hale, co-owner of the Boston Celtics, gave graduates of UMass Boston $1,000 each at their commencement ceremony Thursday and instructed them to give away half the money.
Badgers in Top 8 for No. 1 IOL in 2024 class
The Wisconsin Badgers have made the Top 8 for the No. 1 interior offensive lineman in the 2024 class: Liam Andrews. The Badgers are one of three teams in the Big Ten still in the race for Andrews, racing alongside Penn State and Ohio State for the interior offensive lineman’s services.
VIDEO: Wilmington Holds 5th Annual Wilmington Unified Games
WILMINGTON, MA — Wilmington Public Schools held its 5th Annual Wilmington Unified Games Day on Friday, May 12, 2023 at Wilmington High School’s Alumni Field. Schools from Billerica and Burlington also participated in this Special Olympics event. Watch some highlights courtesy of Wilmington Community Television:. Like Wilmington Apple...
Another One: Salisbury's Untraditional Route to its 13th National Championship
PHILADELPHIA — Salisbury, the winningest program in NCAA tournament history and a team that boasted a 22-1 record, walked onto the grass field at Lincoln Financial Field as the underdog in the Division III national championship game. The Sea Gulls, which had won 12 NCAA titles before Sunday’s game,...
No. 2 Salisbury men’s lacrosse beats No. 1 Tufts, 17-12, in NCAA Division III Tournament final forrecord-tying 13th title [Baltimore Sun]
Move over, Hobart men’s lacrosse. You have company. Salisbury captured its 13th national championship — tying the NCAA Division III record set by the aforementioned Statesmen in 1993 — by upending Tufts, 17-12, in a tournament final Sunday before an announced 15,525 at Lincoln Financial Field. The...
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