Prospect Hill Academy’s Middle School team undefeated and dominant
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The Dominating Prospect Hill Academy Lady Wizards basketball team.

The Dominating Prospect Hill Academy Lady Wizards basketball team.

By Brian Harris

Dominant! What else can be said about Prospect Hill Academy’s 2014-2015 middle school girls’ basketball team coached for the fourth season by their school’s seventh grade science teacher, Katie Harris?

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Prospect Hill Academy Lady Wizards finish 2nd in tournament
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Your 2015 Prospect Hill Academy Lady Wizards.

Your 2015 Prospect Hill Academy Lady Wizards.

By Rebecca Danvers

The MCSAO Championship Tournament took place this past weekend on the University of Massachusetts, Boston Harbor Campus with the quarter-finals match-ups on Friday night, the semi-finals on Saturday and the championship match on Sunday morning. Three-time defending MCSAO Champion, KIPP Academy, advanced to this year’s championship game with convincing early round wins over Foxborough Regional (59-41) and Boston Collegiate (60-25).

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Full Circle’s Gabrielle Etienne excels at finals
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Full Circle’s Gabrielle Etienne had good cause to celebrate after her outstanding performance at the New England Track Finals.

Full Circle’s Gabrielle Etienne had good cause to celebrate after her outstanding performance at the New England Track Finals.

By Rebecca Danvers

Gabrielle Etienne, a junior at Full Circle and member of Somerville’s Varsity Girls’ Track Team, heaved a personal best of 40’0″ at the New England Track Finals on Friday, February 27 to earn a 6th-place finish in the shot put event. She topped her previous personal record by more than 2 feet.

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St. Clement basketball teams in action
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2014: The year in sports
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By Rebecca Danvers

 

Somerville once again in 2014 proved itself to be a sports loving – and playing – city, with school and semi-pro teams taking it to the competition, and more often than not prevailing as winners.

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Winter Hill Liquors Softball Team wins Championship

Your 2014 Somerville Fall Softball League champions, the team from Winter Hill Liquors.

Your 2014 Somerville Fall Softball League champions, the team from Winter Hill Liquors.

By Donald F. Norton

The Softball team sponsored by Winter Hill Liquors recently won The Somerville Fall Softball League Championship, beating the Wicked Cheesy, April Fools, US Fuel, and Baros Finest, winning number one in the League.

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Somerville Youth Football makes history
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Somerville Youth Football has earned its opportunity to challenge the Stoneham Spartans for a shot at the championship.

Somerville Youth Football has earned its opportunity to challenge the Stoneham Spartans for a shot at the championship.

By Tom Bannister

This past September, Somerville Youth Football’s freshman team (Grades 3 and 4) coached by Kevin Prophete, kicked off their 2014 season with a great start.

The high powered offense led by (Quarterback) Darnell Pierre, (Full backs) Calvin Pierre and Jamal Carter, (Tail backs) Jayden Prophete and Jassad Fenton, (Receivers) James Kalogeropoulos and Austin Pereira had no trouble finding the end zone. Of course, none of that would have been possible without the huge push from the guys up front.

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Somerville Pop Warner Cheer on its way to State Finals
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pop_cheer_1_webSomerville Pop Warner is proud to announce their A-team cheerleaders are moving on. Please help to send the girls to the States in Springfield, MA on November 15. This is the first time in more than 25 years that the girls have gone this far. They have worked very hard and deserve to go. They are Greater Boston League first place and Eastern MA second place champions in their division. This is a once in a lifetime chance for most of these girls.

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Local veteran attends Patriots Football Skills Camp
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U.S. Army Veteran Frank Ellis sprints onto the field at Gillette Stadium for a running drill. He is joined by U.S. Air Force Veteran Paul O’Connor of Raynham, MA.

U.S. Army Veteran Frank Ellis sprints onto the field at Gillette Stadium for a running drill. He is joined by U.S. Air Force Veteran Paul O’Connor of Raynham, MA.

By Tom Bannister

Frank Ellis of Somerville spent a dream day at Gillette Stadium working on his football skills with New England Patriots alumni while being cheered on by Patriots mascot Pat Patriot and New England Patriots cheerleaders, all courtesy of CVS Health.

In a salute to some of the men and women across New England who have served our country, CVS Health and the New England Patriots teamed up to host the third annual CVS Health/New England Patriots Football Skills Camp for Veterans.

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