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MIAA moves to cut boys’ gymnastics hit

In an ironic twist of fate, the state that produced Olympic medalists Aly Raisman, Tim Daggett, and Peter Kormann is removing boys’ high school gymnastics from official competition.

Over the objections of area coaches, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association decided last week to end recognized competition among the handful of high schools that have boys’ gymnastics teams. The seven schools with all-boys’ gymnastics programs are Andover, Attleboro, Braintree, Burlington, Lowell, Newton North, and Newton South.

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