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BILLERICA — Monday afternoon brought a welcome sight to the Shawsheen Tech campus, as well as many other schools throughout the state of Massachusetts. Instead of the empty athletic fields that have been a common sight throughout the state ever since the cancellation of the spring season and…

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With the high school football season being moved to February of next year, we are going to run an archive story matching up with that current week’s game. The story below is the week two win over Wakefield coming from 2007.

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TEWKSBURY-METHUEN – On Tuesday afternoon, the Athletic Directors of the Merrimack Valley Conference announced that the swimming-and-diving season will be moved to the Fall Season 2, along with football, cheerleading and unified basketball, with tryouts beginning in late February.

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On Monday night, the Billerica Board of Selectmen honored longtime Shawsheen Tech wrestling coach Mark Donovan for his 30-plus years as an outstanding coach, mentor and inspiration to so many student-athletes, by naming March 19th, "Coach Donovan Day."

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TEWKSBURY — Over the last few weeks, the Town Crier has given our readers updates from the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association as well as from Tewksbury Memorial High School Athletic Director Ron Drouin on the fall high school athletic season. In addition, there have been stor…

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BILLERICA – The recent announcement by the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) that high school sports would return for the fall season, albeit in a somewhat modified format, was welcome news …

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TEWKSBURY — Last week the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association released its new guidelines for the fall sports – excluding football – "based upon months of meetings, discussions, research and collaboration with Massachusetts Governing entities."

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WILMINGTON — Last week the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association released its new guidelines for the fall sports – excluding football – "based upon months of meetings, discussions, research and collaboration with Massachusetts Governing entities."

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TEWKSBURY – Nearly two weeks ago, behind the guidelines set by the DESE (Department of Elementary and Secondary Education) and Governor Charlie Baker, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association announced its plan for the athletic year.

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TEWKSBURY – Among the stories in this sports section includes the changes and modifications to high school boys and girls soccer set by the MIAA and the DESE and below are the new guidelines set for cross-country, field hockey, volleyball, swimming and golf.

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TEWKSBURY - The second half of the season proved to be more challenging for the Tewksbury High summer softball team, but the Redmen played well in their final week of the season, one in which they won a game, tied a game, and lost one too.

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On Monday, the Massachusetts COVID-19 Task Force voted to send the following recommendations to the MIAA Board of Directors for their Wednesday meeting. Any announcements from the meeting were made after the Town Crier went to press, therefore, we will have stories in upcoming editions.

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Back on Sunday, August 2nd, Tewksbury's Scott Oberg, a member of the Colorado Rockies, was throwing a simulated game as he was trying to return to the Major League roster after straining his back. During that session quickly came to a halt as Oberg had injured his right pitching hand. He wal…

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The cancellation of the college spring sports season due to the COVID-19 pandemic brought an early end to the careers of many college athletes nationwide, including many of our local college athletes. Unfortu­nately, it appears that also may be the case for many our fall athletes as well, as…

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TEWKSBURY — While many teams in the Mer­rimack Valley Confer­ence are scrambling to figure out what they are going to put out on the diamond when varsity play re­sumes, next spring, having lost their junior and senior classes from the last time they played in 2019, Tewksbury Memo­rial High s…

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TEWKSBURY - It was nearly two weeks between games, but the Tewksbury High summer softball team showed no signs of rust in an 11-0 romp over Saugus, in Merrimack Valley summer softball action, Tuesday night at Hazel Field.

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Last week the Town Crier ran the story about the MIAA pushing back the start of the fall high school sports season to September 14th. The local athletic directors were all asked about their thoughts on the decision, and remarks from Tewksbury's Ron Drouin and Wilmington's Mia Muzio were incl…

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Days leading up to the start of the Major League Baseball season, Tewksbury's Scott Oberg was iffy on whether or not he would be healthy enough to start the season with the Rockies after suffering a back strain. Last Wednesday, the club announced that he would start the season on the 10-day …

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On Sunday, Colorado Rockies Manager Bud Black spoke to reporters about Scott Oberg's health. The Tewksbury native has been dealing with a back strain and there's a lot of question on whether or not he will start the season with the Rockies in Texas on Friday, or on the 10-day disabled list.

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BOSTON — On Tuesday, in a conference call, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Association Board of Directors voted unanimously to push back the start of the fall high school sports season to no earlier than September 14th, due to the ongoing pandemic.

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ANDOVER – Come September, Erica James will (hopefully) be entering her junior year at Salem, New Hampshire High School. A veteran runner on the cross-country and track programs, back in 2018 she finished 59th at the state meet, but had to sit out last year's fall season due to a hip injury, …

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BILLERICA – For the past 35 years, Shawsheen Tech Wrestling coach Mark Donovan has led his Rams teams to one big victory after another, building Shawsheen into one of the most successful programs in all of New England. Donovan has piled up over 550 wins overall in his remarkable career, incl…

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FRANKLIN – Back on June 29th, the MIAA Tournament Management Committee met for over three-hours to discuss future alignments for football and ice hockey. In the end, the proposed divisional alignments, which would be set in place starting in the Fall of 2021, was voted down due to the confli…