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TEWKSBURY/STURBRIDGE/PROVINCETOWN – There were no doubt times during this past weekend’s Pan Mass Challenge that Jeff Murzycki felt like it was all just a little too much. Between the challenging 186-mile course from Sturbridge to Provincetown, to the extreme heat, to the fact that this was …

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HAVERHILL/WORCESTER — A great hockey tradition returned to area rinks recently, with the annual Hockey Night in Boston Summer Tournament being played in Haverhill and Worcester, bringing together some of the best young hockey talent in all of the Northeast for both boys and girls to what is …

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Back during the weekend of June 17-19th, a handful of local athletes on the Austin Prep Boys Track-and-Field team finished up terrific seasons and careers while competing at the New Balance High School Track-and-Field meet which was held over three days at the University of Pennsylvania's Fr…

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TEWKSBURY – While every fan of Tewksbury High sports is probably quite familiar with the winning tradition established by the Tewksbury High Varsity Softball team, including their incredible run to the Division 2 State Championship game this season, they are probably not nearly as familiar w…

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – Two local athletes, one from Wilmington High and one from Tewksbury Memorial High School competed in this past weekend's New Balance High School Track-and-Field meet which was held over three days at the University of Pennsylvania's Franklin Field.

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AMHERST – After three innings of Saturday’s MIAA Division 2 State Championship game between Tewksbury and Westfield at UMass Amherst’s Sortino Field, it appeared that it was just not going to be Sam Ryan’s day. The junior pitcher for Tewksbury, who had been outstanding all season long in hel…

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AMHERST – Throughout their tournament run to the state championship, the Tewksbury High Softball team had called themselves the “Comeback Kids”. It was a well earned nickname, as regardless of the circumstances and regardless of the deficit, it seemed the Redmen were never out of any game. T…

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Take away one season, 1999, I have covered the Tewksbury Memorial High School Softball team since 1993. I've seen it all – the walk-off wins, the tough losses, the no-hitters, the home runs, the dazzling defensive plays. I've seen and written about many league championship titles, playoff wi…

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TEWKSBURY – Last year, the Tewksbury Memorial High School Softball team made some waves when it won three state tournament games before losing to a very strong Danvers team in the Division 2 North Sectional Final. The Redmen finished the season as one of the top eight teams in the entire sta…

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TEWKSBURY – Tewksbury Memorial High School's Becca Harris was nervously quiet when pressed about the team's 7-2 win over Somerset-Berkley in the third round of the Division 2 tournament played last Saturday night at Hazel Field.

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The official scorer of the game didn't keep a pitch count. But if he had, you can imagine that Sam Ryan's count was pretty high. She went all nine innings, faced 42 batters in all, was just gutsy from her first pitch of the game until her last and for that, she throwing arm was naturally wra…

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WORCESTER – With all due respect to the track team when they finished in a tie for the All-State Track Championship title, there's only one moment in Tewksbury Memorial High School female sports (team) history that topped Tuesday night's. That was when Carolyn Curley scored the game winning …

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TEWKSBURY – It's been said a million times this year and every year, but really the proof is in the pudding. When it comes to high school sports, the best public league in the state is the Merrimack Valley Conference. In softball alone, this year's tournament features three teams, Tewksbury,…

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DANVERS – Regardless of who they were going to play in the first round of the MIAA Division 3 State Tournament, the Shawsheen Tech Girls Lacrosse team knew they would be facing a tough opponent. After all, that is why a team is in the tournament in the first place.

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WEST SPRINGFIELD – In the beginning of the season, the Tewksbury Memorial High School Baseball team struggled for wins, and part of the problem was the Redmen couldn't get any timely hitting.

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MADISON, WI/TEWKSBURY  — It was not the easiest of seasons for Tewksbury native Owen Fowler. The hard hitting forward had begun his season in the USHL, playing with the Omaha Lancers, where he had played the past two seasons, establishing himself as one of the toughest players in all of the …

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WESTFIELD – Four members of the Tewksbury Memorial High School Boys Outdoor Track-and-Field team participated in the Meet of Champions or formerly known as the All-State Meet, which took place over two days, Thursday and Saturday at Westfield State College.

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TEWKSBURY – Although everyone involved wished the team's record was better, that aside, last Wednesday night's Tewksbury Memorial High School Girls' Lacrosse team's season finale couldn't have been scripted any better.

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TEWKSBURY – Last Wednesday, the Tewksbury Memorial High School Boys Lacrosse team ended their season with a tough 18-8 non-league loss to neighbor Wilmington.

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BILLERICA – All season long, the Shawsheen Tech Baseball team has used a combination of solid pitching and defense to go along with a potent offense to lead them to numerous victories. That is obviously a lethal combination for almost any opponent and the Rams perfected it this season on the…

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Prior to their big first round win over Easthampton in the Division 4 MIAA statewide tournament, the Shawsheen Tech Baseball team had already gotten some valuable tournament experience, with the State Vocational Tournament the week before. And they got the best experience of all last Wednesd…

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BILLERICA – Prior to the pandemic causing the cancellation of both the entire 2020 spring sports season, as well as the 2021 spring vocational tournaments, the Shawsheen Tech Girls Lacrosse team had made a habit out of winning vocational titles, capturing the state crowns in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

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BILLERICA – There were some scary moments along the way for the Shawsheen Tech Boys Lacrosse team in their matchup with Lowell Catholic in the first round of the MIAA Division 3 State Tournament on Tuesday night, as the Rams saw what at one point had been a five goal first half lead turn int…

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BILLERICA – For several days after the conclusion of their regular season on May 27, the Shawsheen Tech Softball team was in a state of limbo as to whether or not they would qualify for the MIAA Division 3 State Tournament. But, when pairings were finally announced last Wednesday, the Rams f…

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TEWKSBURY – After back-to-back disappointing losses to North Reading and Wilmington – the same team they blasted 16-2 in the first game – the Tewksbury Memorial High School Softball team wasn't quite in panic mode on Thursday afternoon, but could have easily seen their fantastic season fall …

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HINGHAM – A week ago, it seemed like the Tewksbury Memorial High School Boys' Track-and-Field season was all but over. The team had a frustrating day at the Merrimack Valley Conference Championship Meet, which mounted onto an already frustrating season with injuries, illnesses and a variety …

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HINGHAM – There's different ways you can look at track-and-field. You have your dedicated athletes, who work extremely hard, get better every day and shine at the bigger meets. You have your athletes who suffer an injury and then after a short amount of rest, can suddenly get a burst and sur…

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TEWKSBURY – Before May 19th, the Tewksbury Memorial High School Girls Tennis team was sporting a record of 6-5 and needed to win two of its last five matches in order to qualify for the new statewide tournament. Unfortunately, just one win came in those last five matches, coming in the team'…

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ARLINGTON – This past Friday, the Tewksbury Memorial High School Boys Lacrosse team was defeated by Arlington, 18-6, in a non-league game. The defeat extended the Redmen's losing streak to five games and puts their overall record at 4-15 with one game remaining on Wednesday against Wilmingto…

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DANVERS – Winning the Commonwealth Athletic Conference championship is the expectation going into every season for the Shawsheen Tech Boys Lacrosse team, with the Rams at one point winning three outright titles in a row from 2016 through 2018, as well as a ten-year stretch from 2010-2020, wh…

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BILLERICA – Bouncing back from a five game losing streak, the Shawsheen Tech Softball team picked up an impressive 8-3 win over non-league rival Malden Catholic last Friday afternoon in their regular season finale at Shawsheen. The Rams, who had looked sloppy on defense in several of their r…

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BILLERICA – Given the way they have played all season on their way to winning their second straight Commonwealth Athletic Conference championship, it probably should have come as no surprise that the Shawsheen Tech Baseball team rolled to a win in the first round of the Massachusetts State V…

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HINGHAM – During the winter season, Shawsheen Tech freshman Sidney Tildsley continued to get better and better every week on the wrestling mat. So much so, that the Billerica resident (with family ties to Wilmington) made state history by becoming the first freshman to ever go undefeated at …

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TEWKSBURY – This past week, the Tewksbury Memorial High School Boys Lacrosse team was defeated in all three games, losing to Dracut on Tuesday night and before that came Methuen and Belmont.

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DRACUT – On Tuesday night, the Tewksbury Memorial High School Girls' Lacrosse team picked up its fourth win of the season by topping Dracut, 9-5.