'Comes full circle': Longtime Brockton High boys basketball coach is back on the sidelines
BROCKTON — The pandemic's dark cloud made retirement an easier transition for Bob Boen. Then, high school basketball state tournaments tipped off again the ensuing year after halting play in 2020. The former longtime Brockton High boys basketball coach couldn't resist it any longer. This past offseason, Boen made...
B-P hockey player's family makes 'meaning of this terrible tragedy' by helping other kids
REHOBOTH — “Our idea is connecting kids to the community. Dylan was a pretty vibrant participant in several communities. We saw how it helped him grow as a person,” said Cara Quinn about the nonprofit memorial fund she and her husband Michael started this past spring in honor of their son Dylan Quinn.
Frosty Runner Road Race to return to Old Colony
ROCHESTER — Lace your running shoes and put on a winter hat, the annual Frosty Runner Road Race is returning to Old Colony Regional Technical High School on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024. The race consists of a 10.3 mile run or a 3.1 mile walk/run. Number pick up and...
Introducing 17 high school football players nominated for the 2023 Otto Graham Award
NEW BEDFORD — The 2023 Otto Graham Award honors the top senior football players from 17 area schools — Apponequet, Bishop Stang, Bourne, Bristol-Plymouth, Dartmouth, Diman, Durfee, Fairhaven, GNB Voc-Tech, Joseph Case, Middleboro, New Bedford, Old Colony, Old Rochester, Somerset Berkley, Taunton and Wareham. Coaches vote to determine...
Diman co-op hockey opens the season strong: Top performers (Dec. 8-9)
FALL RIVER — The Diman co-op hockey team opened the season strong on Saturday, blanking league opponent Blue Hills at home, 9-0. Landen Freitas led the Bengals with two goals and two assists. Bryce Medeiros collected four assists while freshmen Kane Aguiar, Gavin Peters, and Jack Bouchard each scored their first high school goals. ...
'Bittersweet': Monteiro-less Brockton High boys basketball making due without football star
BROCKTON – Players come and go every year. That's just the reality of high school sports, and Manny DeBarros has grown accustomed to coaching through the change. DeBarros, in his fourth year leading the Brockton High boys basketball team, began the first day of practice tasked with rounding out almost an entirely new...
Rockland High cheerleading took a risk in the offseason en route to another state title
Every state championship has its own distinct backstory. The Rockland High cheerleading team has won 14 of them since 2010. Those within the program won't soon forget how it claimed this year's Division 4 crown. That's because, if all goes to plan, many of the team's contributors will still be...
Mass. Boys HS Hockey – Division 2,3, 4 Independents: Dartmouth Boasts Experience; Scott New Coach At Bridgewater-Raynham
STOUGHTON/BROCKTON (7-13-0) MIAA Division: 3. Stoughton-Brockton is looking to turn it up a notch after a below .500 season last winter. With an experienced returning cast, head coach Dan Mark expects his team to be improved. Senior Brendan Twohig (10 pts), senior Owen Dupont (7 pts), and sophomore Jake McSweeney...
‘I never have to ask them to put more effort in’: Girls basketball readies for a new season
Most seasons, players on the Dartmouth girls basketball team start practicing in November and play until March. But not this team: Players on the 2023-2024 varsity team took it upon themselves to practice and play all year, including over the summer. “We have a lot of girls that love basketball...
A new season, a new start for girls basketball
The Wareham girls varsity basketball team came out swinging in a scrimmage against Upper Cape Cod Vocational High School on Wednesday, Dec. 8. The Vikings went six close rounds of practice against Upper Cape Cod Vocational High School. At the start of one mid-game quarter, the Wareham squad opened up with nine unanswered points through an explosive series of plays.
Maine Women’s Ice Hockey Team Continues to Win Beating Dartmouth 6-3
The Maine Women's Hockey Team won their 5th game in a row, beating Dartmouth 6-3 in Portland on Saturday afternoon, December 9th. The Black Bears were led by Haley Ryan, who scored a natural hat-trick in the 2nd period. A natural hat-trick occurs when a player scores three consecutive goals, uninterrupted by any other player scoring for either team.
Taunton man to compete in Jeopardy!’s Tournament of Champions
The Taunton resident and Vermont native went on a three-game winning streak earlier this year and was one game short of qualifying for the special tournament.
GAMEDAY CENTRAL: New Hampshire Hosts Men's Basketball Monday Night
Stonehill enter's Monday night's game at New Hampshire on a nine game losing streak, with seven of the nine losses coming on the road. The Skyhawks have began the season playing nine of their first 12 games away from the comforts of Merkert Gymnasium. Monday's non-conference matchup marks the first meeting all-time between the Skyhawks and the Wildcats. New Hampshire comes in currently in a tie for fifth-place in the America East. Stonehill is 0-2 against America East opponents this season, hosting both UMass Lowell and Binghamton at Merkert Gym last week, falling in a close one against the Riverhawks followed by another loss to the Bearcats.
Weeks helps Rider secure 73-56 victory over Stonehill
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) — TJ Weeks Jr. scored 16 points as Rider beat Stonehill 73-56 on Friday night. Weeks added 11 rebounds for the Broncs (2-7). Mervin James scored 15 points while going 4 of 9 from the floor, including 2 for 3 from 3-point range, and 5 for 6 from the line, and added four blocks. Tariq Ingraham shot 5 of 10 from the field and 3 for 6 from the line to finish with 13 points. The victory broke a seven-game losing streak for the Broncs.
Mass. Boys HS Hockey – South Coast Conference Preview: Somerset-Berkley, DR/Seekonk The Early Favorites; Bourne Has Potential
BOURNE (8-12-1) MIAA Division: 4. With returning most of the same team from last season, look for the Canalmen to be one step quicker this year. “We should be competitive in the South Coast Conference,” said coach Frank Carpernito. “Team chemistry should be one of our strengths with returning basically the same team. We have seen a lot of improvement in our younger players and should translate into more consistent scoring this year. Defensively, we should be stronger as we return all of our defense and goalie.”
Friday’s Schedule & Scoreboard – 12/08/23
Today’s games are listed below.
Stonehill plays New Hampshire on 8-game road slide
Stonehill Skyhawks (1-10) at New Hampshire Wildcats (6-4) BOTTOM LINE: Stonehill travels to New Hampshire looking to end its eight-game road slide. The Wildcats are 4-0 in home games. New Hampshire is sixth in the America East in team defense, giving up 73.0 points while holding opponents to 41.0% shooting.
This Taunton High athlete will compete in a unique sport in college
TAUNTON— Taunton High School has seen its fair share of student athletes commit to play sports collegiately the past few years, particularly for softball, baseball, football and track and field. However the school hasn't produced a kayak bass fisher. That is until Bobby Tran put pen to paper last...
Dillon King: The Inspirational Heart and Soul of Duxbury High Football Team
Discover the inspiring story of Dillon King, the heart and soul of Duxbury High's state champion football team. Despite having Down Syndrome, Dillon's infectious energy and motivational speeches have made him an integral part of the team's success.
James leads Rider against Stonehill after 27-point showing
Stonehill Skyhawks (1-9) at Rider Broncs (1-7, 0-2 MAAC) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Broncs -9; over/under is 148.5. BOTTOM LINE: Rider takes on the Stonehill Skyhawks after Mervin James scored 27 points in Rider’s 88-81 loss to the Fairfield Stags. The Broncs are 1-1 on their home court. Rider is...