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Woburn has first loss of the season to Lexington

The Lexington girls’ basketball team handed Middlesex League rival and sixth-ranked Woburn its first loss of the season Friday night.

Saturday’s school roundup: No. 1 Braintree girls handle Andover

Keelah Dixon (21 points) dominated from the start for the Wamps (17-0) in their 54-45 victory.

Division 4 track championships

Abu Ceesay can’t hear the cheers, but he leads Norton to victory

The Norton star is deaf, and also one of the fastest athletes in the state.


What’s the point? The most important position on the court

With the MIAA tourney on the horizon, the fate of many teams will be determined by the play of their floor leaders.

Tewksbury coach Phil Conners gestures to the ref, as he makes his claim for a bad call, in the second period of play. His team trailed by 5 in match up against Billerica. Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe


For Danvers and and Tewksbury, the three reigns supreme

With a lack of true size, both programs feel their best option is spreading the floor and shooting from long distance.

School roundup

Jakigh Dottin lifts Cambridge over Newton South in boys’ basketball

The junior scored a game-high 32 points for the Falcons as they routed the Lions, 80-56.

Division 3 track championships

Anthony Delasanta anchors Bishop Feehan victory

Delasanta’s anchor leg in the 4 x 400 relay was a huge difference as Bishop Feehan won the boys’ title.

02/11/2015.Weston Ma. #191 Will Rhatigan (cq) of Newton South at the start of his race race at the MIAA Cross Country Ski Championship in Weston. Globe/Staff Photographer Jonathan Wiggs

Nordic skiing championships

Will Rhatigan wins state nordic skiing championship

The Newton South senior won the state title in his first year skiing for his school while Mt. Greylock won both the boys’ and girls’ titles.

Boys’ hockey

Primed for upset, Woburn settles for tie with Reading

Kevin Tobin’s goal in the third period gave the Rockets a 2-2 tie in a Middlesex League battle.

Division 2 track championships

Needham girls can’t be caught in Div. 2 track championships

The Rockets’ Margie Cullen won the mile and 2 mile events on a record-setting day at the Reggie Lewis Center.

Tuesday’s school roundup: Taunton boys’ basketball defeats Franklin

The Tigers, led by Quan Roberson’s 25 points, earned their second win vs. the No. 8 Panthers this season.

East Boston track team is best in the city

The Jets broke through the long dominance of Latin Academy and O’Bryant to capture the City League title.

Everett-based climbing team scores at national championship

Elliot Wiecek won his division, and Lily Canavan was third at the Bouldering Youth National Championship.

Boston Latin shows off the state championship trophy after winning in their first year as a varsity sport.

High Schools

Boston Latin wins state fencing title

In its first year as a varsity team, Boston Latin held off Concord-Carlisle to win championship.

Girls’ hockey players of the week: Vanessa VanBuskirk lifts St. Mary’s

St. Mary’s senior co-captain scores lone goal in win over Arlington Catholic.

Schools: Brockton boys’ basketball upends No. 4 Newton North

Jonathan Duvivier (33 points), Bryan Henry (20 points), and Marquis Goncalves (16 points) led the Boxers.

The Methuen/Tewksbury girls’ hockey team is having an unbeaten season thanks to a balanced scoring attack.

Girls’ hockey

No star, no problem for the Methuen/Tewksbury hockey team

Balanced scoring attack and desire to outwork opponents is a winning formula.

Girls’ basketball players of the week: Lexington star breaks school record

Anna Kelly earns Player of the Week nod with 24-point effort.

Girls’ basketball

Lowell, Attleboro join the fun, enter Top 20 rankings

Top seven teams hold serve, North Reading jumps to No. 8 after win over Pentucket.

Boys’ basketball

Boys’ basketball players of the week: Lowell’s Sean Bryan hit the 1,000-point mark

The Lowell senior reached the milestone in win over Central Catholic.

Boys’ basketball

Newton North’s loss is Brockton’s gain. Boxers join the Top 20

Cambridge remains No. 1, but three newcomers ... hello Brockton ... enter the rankings.

Boys’ hockey players of the week: Milestone week for Marblehead senior

Tim Kalinowski scored his 100th career goal to earn Player of the Week honors.

Boys’ hockey

BC High remains No. 1, but then follow the bouncing puck

Burlington and Central Catholic move up, Pope Francis and Austin Prep move down.

Coach Joe Natola and his O’Bryant Tigers prepare for a game against Amesbury, which they would eventually lose, 13-0.

Boys’ hockey

Many challenges, but few wins for O’Bryant

With 21 players from 17 different city schools, the Tigers struggle to find success.

Girls’ hockey

Despite loss, Arlington Catholic holds onto top spot

St. Mary’s may have ended AC streak but Cougars still the best of the bunch.

Newton’s Sam Arber had the judges head over heels as he won the all-around title Saturday at the MIAA state championships.

MIAA state boys’ gymnastics championships

Sam Arber, Newton have fresh approach to victory

The freshman placed first in the vault, rings, pommel horse, and high bar as the Newton co-op team repeated as champions.

Saturday’s school roundup: No. 4 Austin Prep rebounds with win in boys’ hockey

Louis Finocchiaro and Sean Heffron scored to lead the Cougars past No. 19 Archbishop Williams, 2-0.

Feb. 4, 2016 - Jessica Hernanez (cq), a senior at Boston Latin Academy competes in the 50 meter freestyle during a swim meet at Madison Park High School in Boston, Mass. Photo Credit: Justin Saglio for the Boston Globe. Section: Sports. Reporter: Bob Holmes. Slug: 05cityswim.


Latin Academy wins 9th straight City League swimming championship

The Dragons win their 9th straight Boston City League swimming championship.

Hingham 02/01/2016 : Notre Dame of Hingham girls gymnasts, (l-R) Kelsie Dwyer , Kristen Doyle and Meaghan Burnes wait their turn to practice on the balance beam. Photo by Debee Tlumacki for the Boston Globe (regional)


Club? High School? For gymnasts, it’s a balancing act necessary to excel

Notre Dame Adademy junior Kelsie Dwyer has been training with high school/club coach Nicole Johnson since 6th grade.

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Heather Hover Seddelmeyer still on the court, teaching the game

Former Masconomet Regional and Ohio Wesleyan basketball stalwart runs Rivals girls’ basketball program

Central Catholic coach Dunkan Gould spots Central Catholics senior captain, Alexis Buote, during workouts, Monday evening at Interstate Gymnastics and Dance, where coaches a club team. Gould is also the co-owner of the gymnastics studio. Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe


At Interstate Gymnastics, high school rivals all on the same beam

Athletes from Merrimack Valley Conference programs work in concert at the club level

Feb. 4, 2016 - Jason Casey (cq), a 7th grade student at Boston Latin Academy competes in the 50 meter freestyle during a swim meet at Madison Park High School in Boston, Mass. Photo Credit: Justin Saglio for the Boston Globe. Section: Sports. Reporter: Bob Holmes. Slug: 05cityswim.


Latin Academy wins 9th straight City League swim title

Senior Jayson Zernitsky led the Dragons as they rolled over O’Bryant and East Boston.

8.2.1397186897_Sports_27schrdp Oliver Ames head girls' basketball coach Laney Clement-Holbrook talks to her players during a timeout in the Hockomock League girls' basketball game against King Phillip High at Oliver Ames High School in North Easton, Mass., Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. (Robert E. Klein for the Boston Globe)

Girls’ basketball

Record came as a surprise for Oliver Ames coach

Laney Clement-Holbrook knew she boasted an impressive win total, but had no idea she needed just 10 wins to set the all-time mark.

BOSTON, MA - 2/03/2016: BC High grad and former NFL player Jim Rourke will be presented an NFL game ball in recognition of Super Bowl 50. NFL has sent game balls to the high schools that had a player compete in a Super Bowl. Rourke played for Cincinnati Bengals in Super Bowl XXIII. (David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo) SECTION: SPORTS TOPIC 04schbchigh

School roundup

Arlington stops Reading in hockey

Sophomore Jack Pinard made 20 saves in No. 17 Arlington’s 3-2 victory.


Newton North has a shooting star in Ethan Wright

The talented sophomore brings athleticism and poise to his role as a team leader.

Lexington senior guard Anna Kelly launched a 3-pointer in the third quarter to break the school scoring record.

Tuesday’s roundup: Lexington’s Anna Kelly becomes school’s basketball scoring leader

The senior’s 1,803 points broke the mark previously held by legend Ronnie Lee.

Lynnfield lineman Cam DeGeorge switched directions, from Syracuse to UConn.


Eastern Mass. football players reveal college choices

Here’s a look at where Globe All-Scholastic players and others have chosen to play college football.

School roundup

Monday’s school roundup: Marnelle Garraud (30 points) leads St. Mary’s

With the win, St. Mary’s (15-2, 9-2) moves into a tie atop the Catholic Central Large girls’ basketball standings


Matignon girls’ hockey team turned it around

Winless last season, the Warriors are undefeated through 14 games this year.

Top 20 boys’ basketball poll

Top 20 boys’ basketball poll: Cathedral, Whitman-Hanson enter the top 10

The top six places stay the same, with Cambridge still at No. 1

Boys’ basketball: Players of the week for Feb. 1

Senior guard Chad Gaucher had 23 points and eight assists for Apponequet in its 63-60 win over previously undefeated Old Rochester.

Girls’ basketball: Players of the week for Feb. 1

Catherine Sweeney of Greater Lowell had a quadruple-double — 21 points, 13 rebounds, 10 assists, and 10 steals — in the Gryphons’ 58-48 win over Whittier on Thursday.

Top 20 girls’ basketball poll

Top 20 girls’ basketball poll: Braintree perfectly settled at No. 1

The last time the Wamps lost was Jan. 17, 2014 — and that was to a team from New York.

Girls’ hockey: Players of the week for Feb. 1

Olivia MacMillan of Walpole scored five goals against Framingham — including a shorthanded hat trick

Top 20 girls’ hockey poll

Top 20 girls’ hockey poll: Arlington Catholic shows Austin Prep who is No. 1

Top-ranked Arlington Catholic won the battle of unbeatens, 2-0, over No. 2 Austin Prep

Boys’ hockey: Players of the week for Feb. 1

Austin Prep junior Ryan Verrier scored with eight seconds left for a huge conference win with Super 8 implications