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Read the attorneys’ point-counterpoint in Somerville hazing case

Here are the full comments and point-counterpoint from lawyers on both sides.


Former Rockport head coach hired at Manchester-Essex Regional High

Timothy St. Laurent will be the head coach of the boys’ varsity basketball program.

Legendary high school coach Jim Sylvia trades in his whistle for a guitar

It has become another summer rite of passage on Wollaston Beach. You have your typical beachgoers, bathing in the sun, some even venturing into the water. Fitness enthusiasts take advantage of the wide, paved sidewalks to walk, jog, rollerblade or bike next to the sea wall. Seafood lovers line up outside their favorite clam shack, whether it’s The Clam Box, or Tony’s Clam Shop.

Julia Ford has her sights set on becoming a pro after attending the University of Virginia.


Aspiring golfers hone their game in summer

Tournament play tests the skills of Shrewsbury’s Julia Ford, Brookline’s James Imai and Rebecca Skoler and David Rogers of Needham.

Joseph Paolucci, 14, of Milton, has finished in the top two in five New England PGA Junior Tour tourneys in a row.


For serious young golfers, devotion the key

Joseph Paolucci of Milton and Kaitlynn Washburn of Scituate started playing golf at an early age, Caroline Buckley of Duxbury only as a high school freshman, but each could not be more passionate about the sport

West Bridgewater 07/05/2016 : Dan Whitham and his daughter Ericha, toss around the basketball at the West Bridgewater high school gym. Dan will coach his daughter for the final game on the Southeast scholastic girls squad. Photo by Debee Tlumacki for the Boston Globe (regional)


West Bridgewater father/daughter taking their last shot for Southeast basketball

Dan and Ericha Whitham geared up to take court in the Bay State Summer Games.


GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

Ashland’s Carly Muscaro capped her stellar junior track season at Merrimack College by reaching the 400-meter semifinals at the US Olympic track & field trials.

Coach Ryan McCarthy, (third from left) will be coaching the Northeast baseball team in the upcoming Bay State Games for the 15th straight year, shown here with three of his players, Quin Stott (Newburyport High) Brian Hadden (Newburyport High) and Christian O'Brien (Triton) on Tuesday July 5, 2016. McCarthy is the head baseball coach at Triton Regional High School. Mark Lorenz for The Boston Globe


Triton Regional baseball coach beaming in Bay State dugout

Ryan McCarthy has guided the Northeast squad since 2002. This summer, he will coach his stepson for the first time in the Games.

Wellesley High girls’ hockey coach retires

The program’s only coach, George Campbell guided the Raiders to six state finals and the title in 2006.

Everett, MA 11/7/14 Peabody High Doug Santos beating Everett High's Derelle Felix enroute to a rushing touchdown during first half action of the MIAA Division 1 North Semifinal Football Playoff game at Everett Veterans Stadum on Tuesday November 7, 2014. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) Topic: 5tsai Reporter:


Shepherd, South All-Stars hold off North in Agganis game

Lynn English grad picks off two passes and forces a fumble in 27-19 win.

03wetrack - Photo of Milford High pole vaulter Ryan Nesta (left), athletic director Peter Boucher, and pole vaulter Leo Moronta (handout)


Milford High duo leap to national prominence in decathlon

One year after joining outdoor track squad, senior captains Leo Moronta and Ryan Nesta have earned college scholarships

Cambridge Ma 06282016 Katie Walker is a promising young diver. She was practicing at Harvard's Blodgett Pool. Globe/Staff Photographer Jonathan Wiggs

Marblehead High senior diving right in for high-level competition

Katie Walker and Lynnfield High junior Sabrina Bunar are focused on upcoming USA Diving Zone A Championships in Maryland.


Celebrating this year’s Globe Phelps Scholar-Athletes

Family members and coaches wrote and shared letters to honor this year’s honorees.

2016 Preps All-Scholastics

Lexington Christian’s Samantha Gibson and Roxbury Latin’s William Weitzel were among those honored.

Kelvin Rivera finished as a two-time All-Scholastic and Bay State All-Star.

2016 Boys’ Volleyball All-Scholastics

Framingham’s Kelvin Rivera earned Player of the Year honors.

May 9, 2016 - Izzy Essi (cq) of Wayland warms up during the school's tennis match against Boston Latin at Wayland High School in Wayland, Mass. Photo Credit: Justin Saglio. Section: Sports. Slug: 15wetennis(2) Reporter: Craig Larson.

2016 Girls’ Tennis All-Scholastics

Izzy Essi and Ashley Avery were among this spring’s honorees.

Ethan Zou (above) and Charles Wang helped Lexington to the state final.

2016 Boys’ Tennis All-Scholastics

Ethan Zou and Charles Wang were among the athletes honored this spring.

Monomoy's Jen Keim hits the ball up the second fairway in the MIAA girls' South Sectional golf tournament at the Brookside Country Club in Bourne, Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Gretchen Ertl for The Boston Globe

2016 Girls’ Golf All-Scholastics

Monomoy’s Jen Keim is the Player of the Year.

Lincoln-Sudbury defeated BC High to win the Division 1 lacrosse title.

2016 Boys’ Lacrosse All-Scholastics

Connor McCarthy, Matt Treiber, and Bailey Laidman earned Player of the Year honors.

Norwell defeated Walpole to win its second straight state title this season.

2016 Girls’ Lacrosse All-Scholastics

Charlotte Allard and Stephanie Croke earned Player of the Year honors.

Lexington senior Zachary Manickas-Hill (R) attempts to pass Cambride Rindge & Latin senior Esu Alemseged in the final leg of the boy's one mile race at the MIAA All State Track & Field Championship at Gerry Gravel Track at Westfield State University in Westfield, Massachusetts on June 4, 2016. Alemseged kept his lead to win the race. Matthew Healey for The Boston Globe (SPORTS - EDITOR: Bob Holmes)

2016 Boys’ Track and Field All-Scholastics

William McManus and Esu Alemseged were among the athletes honored this year.

Boston, MA - 2/28/2016 - Norton's Brooke-Lynn Williams passes Cambridge's Brianna Duncan in the girl's 55 meter dash during the 2016 New England High School Track and Field Championships in Boston, MA, February 28, 2016. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

2016 Girls’ Track and Field All-Scholastics

Norton’s Brooke-Lynn Williams is the Athlete of the Year.

Kali Magane and King Philip beat Doherty to win the Division 1 state crown.

2016 Softball All-Scholastics

Maddy Barone, Adrianna Favearu, and Logan MacDonald are the Players of the Year.

St. John Paul II coach Mark Santos gets water poured over him after defeating Oxford on Saturday June 18, 2016 to take home the Division 4 championship title. Mark Lorenz for The Boston Globe

2016 Baseball All-Scholastics

Blake DeCarr, Anthony Videtto, Andrew Olszak, Sam Henrie, and Joe Oriola were named Players of the Year.

Cambridge's Brianna Duncan (center) has won nine individual All-State titles and has never placed worse than second at a divisional or All-State meet.

10 moments to remember from high school sports this spring

In no particular order, here are 10 stories that stood out.

26nofinal - Austin Prep softball players Caroline (left) and Lauren Sabone (Al Sabone)


Eighth-grader emerged as an unsung hero in Austin Prep’s run to softball final

First-year starter Lauren Sablone was one of a number of young players that helped fuel their teams’ MIAA tourney runs

26wenoteworthy - Worcester State athlete Francesca Casasanta (Worcester State University)


GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

A bronze medalist for the synchronized skating Lexettes, Lexington’s Katie Melsky received an Athlete Ambassador Award from US Figure Skating

26sonoteworthy- Plymouth North football player Justin Cabral. (Family handout)


GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

Thayer Academy rising senior Emma Fitzgerald won the heptathlon at the New Balance National Outdoor championships.

26socatch- Walpole High girls' softball coach Rachel Sprague. (Christine Cochrane)


Drilled for success, Walpole softball coach focuses on the basics

Rachel Sprague takes lessons learned at Duxbury High and Bridgewater State to the Rebel diamond.

8.2.3360027326_Sports_19girlslax The Norwell High School Girls Lacrosse team and coaches pose with the championship trophy and banner following their 12-11 victory over Walpole High School at the Division 2 Girls Lacrosse State Finals at Boston University in Boston, Saturday, June 18, 2016. (Robert E. Klein for the Boston Globe)


‘SK’ fueled repeat for Norwell High girls’ lacrosse

Donning pink bows for Sabrina Kelley, their beloved late teammate, the Clippers capped season with second straight state title.

Boston Globe all-scholastic, Erick Duffy, track, North Andover High School. Mark Lorenz for The Boston Globe


GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

North Andover High junior Erick Duffy soared to a sixth-place finish in the pole vault at the New Balance Outdoor National Track & Field meet.

26socollege - UMass lacrosse player Allison Ryan - ( Darl Zehr Photography)


Norwood High grad stepped forward on D for UMass women’s lacrosse

After scoring a program-record 254 goals in high school, Allison Ryan transitioned to play key role for the nation’s fourth-ranked defense.

26wecatch- Former Algonquin softball player Katey Palumbo. (Family handout)


Former Algonquin All-America shortstop now has a world view

A .539 career hitter for the T-Hawks, Katey Palumbo is now director of international programs at Worcester State.

Groton-Dunstable players celebrate winning the Division 3 State Championship game against North Reading. Mark Lorenz for The Boston Globe


A perfect pitch for Groton-Dunstable baseball team

Hard-throwing righthanders Justin Watt and Joe Simeone, and “Billy the Fish” fueled a 23-0 season for Division 3 champions.

26nocollege- Hulerie McGuffie. (UMass Boston)


In final race as a collegian, Lynn Classical grad sprints to NCAA title

A nine-time All-American at UMass Boston, Hulerie McGuffie registered second-fastest 400-meter clocking in Division 3.

Baseball All-Star Game

North topples South in MBCA Senior All-Star Game

Lincoln-Sudbury’s Scott Holzwasser went 2 for 4 and was named the game’s MVP.

Mr. Perlmutter was president of an investment firm, Pondview Capital.

Frank Perlmutter, 57; huge backer of Dover-Sherborn H.S. sports

Mr. Perlmutter, who also founded the Dover-Sherborn Boosters Triathlon, was the president of an investment banking firm.

Braintree players celebrated their second straight MIAA Super 8 baseball title.

Super 8 baseball championship

Braintree overtakes St. John’s Prep for Super 8 title

Sophomore Alex Kennedy drove in the winning run in the ninth inning as Braintree won, 3-2.

Richard Phelps (center), Joe Sullivan (back left), and the 2015-16 Globe Scholar-Athletes.

Globe honors best at Phelps Scholar-Athlete ceremony

Along with 14 scholarship recipients, four others were named athlete of the year.

John MacLean scored four goals as Medfield captured another title.


Medfield High boys make it a three-peat in Division 2 lacrosse

John MacLean scored four times to lift the Warriors (18-5) past Hingham.


Kali Magane, King Philip in command for Division 1 softball crown

The senior righthander delivered a two-hit, 13-strikeout performance against Doherty.

Josh Pierre-Charles of Millis High School scored twice in the second half.


Josh Pierre-Charles propels South past North, 30-20

The Millis High product scored a pair of second-half touchdowns to lead the South team to victory.


West Springfield edges Lincoln-Sudbury for Division 1 baseball state championship

The Terriers’ Nick Domkowski went the distance and Zach Culver had a go-ahead RBI single in the seventh.


Dover-Sherborn boys defend their Division 3 lacrosse crown

Sophomore attack Peter Davies powered the 21-2 Raiders with five goals.


Westborough junior Sumukh Pathi repeats as boys’ state champion

Martha’s Vineyard’s Elizabeth Williamson and Victoria Scott took the girls’ doubles title.

North Reading’s Shawn DiVecchia awaits the throw while Christopher Werner slides into second.

Groton-Dunstable 5, North Reading 4

Groton-Dunstable wins Division 3 baseball title to finish season undefeated

A five-run inning helped lift the Crusaders (23-0) to a come-from-behind victory over North Reading.