Youth and High School Sports News


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  • Local athletes get ready to start the new high school sports season


    More than the other sports seasons, spring pre-season workouts are all about flexibility. For the first couple of weeks of the pre-season you could be volleying tennis balls off brick walls, running sprints on sidewalks surrounding the school or tracking down fly balls in the parking lot, but eventually Mother Nature relents and you get to take things outside and start playing games.
  • H.S. BASKETBALL: Fab Four Boys Senior All-Stars


    Matt Delahunt, Hanover: Delahunt capped off a fine career by notching his 1,000th career point late in the season. He’ll go down as one of the best players in program history.Zach Sharland, Rockland: Sharland was one of the most improved players in the area for each of the past two years.Sam Lelio, Cohasset: The senior point guard controlled the floor for the Skippers. He showed he could score whenever he wanted by [...]
  • New faces have a chance to keep the Silver Lake softball train rolling along


    The Silver Lake softball team graduated five Patriot League All-Stars, including the league MVP, from last season’s 25-1 team. But if their opponents think the Lakers will fall tumbling back to earth following a four-year stretch when they have gone 94-7, they might want to reconsider that notion.
  • H.S. BASKETBALL: Fab Four Girls Underclassmen All-Stars


    Adrianna Timberlake, Jr., Braintree: Timberlake was the best player on the best team in the area.Caroline Elie, Soph., Rockland: Elie is continuing a tradition of great Rockland point guards. She was named the South Shore League Sullivan Division Player of the year. In a league loaded with great guards, that’s quite an accomplishment for a sophomore.Kristi Vierra, Soph., Norwell: Vierra is a threat to go off for 30 [...]
  • H.S. BASKETBALL: Fab Four Underclassmen All-Stars


    John Lowther, Jr., Hingham: This junior can do it all on the court. If his sophomore to junior year growth continues next season, the sky is limit for Lowther and the Harbormen.Bryson Andrews, Jr., Abington: The guard was thrown into the fire as a freshman and he’s blossomed into one of the top players in the area. Andrews is an adept scorer, but his game really began to round out this winter. He will be in the running for South Shore League [...]
  • H.S. BASKETBALL: Fab Four Girls Coach of the Year


    Coach of the year - Olly deMacedo, Silver Lake: The first-year head coach turned the Lakers around in a flash. After finishing with six wins last season, Silver Lake improved to 16-7 this winter and reached the Division 2 South Sectional semifinals.The ceiling is very high for the Lakers next season as they return a strong core.Honorable mention: Matt Marani (Norwell), Dan Norton (Abington)The Fab Four basketball awards are limited [...]