Ashley Cadet shines for Prospect Hill Academy
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By Ashley Richardson

Early in the week, the Prospect Hill Academy Lady Wizards overwhelmed Salem Academy Charter by a lopsided score of 69-14 in a home contest at the Arthur D. Healey School in Somerville. A day later, the Community Charter School of Cambridge Cougars ventured over to Lexington and came away with a 39-25 decision over Minuteman Regional High School. This put the Massachusetts Charter School Athletic Organization’s only two undefeated teams on a collision course with each other last Friday at MIT in Cambridge—PHA at 10-0 and CCSC at 17-0.

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Prospect Hill Academy Wizards still undefeated
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The Prospect Hill Academy Lady Wizards are currently enjoying an 8-0 record going into the second half of the season. — Photos by Correen Demers

By Ashley Richardson

The Lady Wizards of Prospect Hill Academy enter the second halfway of the 2016-2017 basketball season in Division I of the Massachusetts Charter School Athletic Organization (MCSAO) with no setbacks and in first place with a record of 8-0.  Not a bad way to start after completing last year’s campaign as undefeated league champions at 19-0.

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SHS basketball alumni deliver heartfelt message to team during surprise visit
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On Wednesday January 11, the Somerville Boys Basketball program got a surprise visit after practice from former SHS Head Coach Rich Melillo (SHS ‘72) and former players: Vladimir Benoit (SHS ‘02), Jocelyn Velney (SHS ‘02), and Ronelson Lovaincy (SHS ‘04). The alumni delivered a heartfelt and powerful message about community, life lessons, and achievement.

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SHS Girls Varsity Basketball loses to Saugus, Everett
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The Somerville High School Girls Varsity Basketball team played Saugus last Wednesday, January 11 at Saugus and lost 43-61. They played Everett high at home on Friday, January 13 and lost 32–58. The game was neck and neck during the first two periods, but Everett picked up their game at the end. The team next plays Notre Dame Academy in Hingham on Wednesday, January 18 and Medford High at home on Tuesday, January 24.

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Somerville Pride falls to Lexington
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— Photos by Bobbie Toner

The 8th grade girls basketball team Somerville Pride met up with Lexington last Saturday and, despite a spirited effort, dropped the game with a final score of 32-24.

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Former SHS athlete’s continuing success story

By Rebecca Danvers

Eight underclassmen, led by team captain and former Somerville High School star athlete Indira Evora, dominate a 12-woman Saint Michael’s College women’s basketball roster in 2016-17, as the youths look to buoy a squad that suffered 10 single-digit losses last winter but aims for its fourth Northeast-10 Conference Championship berth in seven seasons.

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Somerville Alibrandis: 2016 YBL Champs
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Your 2016 Yawkee Baseball League Champions, Somerville Alibrandis.

Your 2016 Yawkee Baseball League Champions, Somerville Alibrandis.

By Mark Desroches
Courtesy of Yawkee Baseball League

Anything is possiblllllllllllle…move over Boston Celtics there is a new local franchise who can boast 17 Championship Titles. In Game 4 the Somerville Alibrandis franchise was able to win 7-4 completing the series sweep and winning the 2016 Yawkey League Championship. Somerville has been to the YBL Finals 17 times in its history and they have won every single time, 17-0.

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Somerville residents run Falmouth for time, charity
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falmouth_webBy Joe Ruvido

The Falmouth Road Race took place on Sunday, August 21, and several runners from Somerville completed the race.

Last Sunday’s race was the 44th running of the event which takes participants over challenging hills and across sun-drenched flats along the coast from Woods Hole to Falmouth Heights on Cape Cod.

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