Sports

Youth Tackle Football Should be Banned

October 13, 2017
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We don’t pretend to be experts in anything, let alone when it comes to the topics of football, brain injuries, and proper parenting. However, just as Bob Dylan wrote, “You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows,” so too, one need not be an expert in any of those areas...

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Sports 08-23-2017

August 31, 2017
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Diamond Dandy Former Eastie resident Paul Sartori enjoying  success as manager of the Kingston Night Owls By Cary Shuman Paul Sartori played baseball in the East Boston Little League in the late-1960s and early 1970s. A half century later, Sartori is still involved in the game serving as the head coach of the Haverhill...

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Sports 07-26-2017

July 28, 2017
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Blue Jays reign in Senior League Festa twins, C.J. Cassaro spark team to title By Cary Shuman The Blue Jays are the champions of the East Boston Little League Senior League as a result of a potent combination of hitting, bunting, pitching, and defense. Manager Chucky Cassaro’s rallied to defeat the Pirates, 14-10, in...

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Sports 06-07-2017

June 9, 2017
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East Boston Jets fall 7-5 in MIAA playoffs After an 18-2 regular season that landed them the No. 4 seed in the 20-team MIAA Division 3 North post-season playoffs, the East Boston Jets ran into a Big Blue buzzsaw and saw their season come to an end in a 7-5 loss to Swampscott Saturday,...

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Eastie Boys Track Team Wins City Title

June 3, 2017
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By Cary Shuman The East Boston High School boys track team bested 13 other teams to take first place in the Boston City Championships at White Stadium. Coach John Parziale’s Jets scored 124 points to handily outdistance second-place finisher Latin Academy who had 81 points. “We placed in just about every event,” said Parziale....

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East Boston High Baseball Team Wins Strike Out Colon Cancer Tournament Title

May 26, 2017
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Righthander Jake Scanlon surrendered a lead-off single, then slammed the door shut, allowing no more hits while striking out 13 Golden Tornadoes, to lead East Boston to a 3-1 win over Malden to take the Strike Out Colon Cancer Tournament this past weekend at Memorial Park East Boston. Scanlon, named the Tournament MVP, did...

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East Boston Baseball Clinches State Tournament Berth:Arinella’s Jets Are 9-1 at Midway Point

May 13, 2017
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By Cary Shuman The East Boston High School baseball team has clinched a berth in the MIAA Tournament but first-year coach Jeff Arinella and the surprising Jets are continuing toward other goals after a superb 9-1 start. The tournament-clincher was a May 3 victory over Madison Park but the Jets have showed their mettle...

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Sports 04-26-2017

April 29, 2017
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David Sacco named boys basketball coach at Winthrop High School By Cary Shuman East Boston native David Sacco, Pope John XXII High School’s all-time leading boys basketball scorer with 1,331 points, has been named the boys basketball head coach at Winthrop High School. Sacco, 41, was an assistant at Saugus High last season and...

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Magic Win EBYBL Championship

April 7, 2017
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The Magic won the 2017 EBYBL Championship beating the Warriors 20 to 14. Coaches Mario Santos and Anthony Holman were very pleased with the play of their team. It was truly a team effort. Jaden Marshall was high scorer. Amaya Yarde and Brooklyn Cartegena rebounded well against the taller Warrior team lead by Adoni...

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Girls Invited to Take Part in Sports Festival in April

March 17, 2017
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, and Boston Centers for Youth & Families invite girls from throughout the city to spend their April school vacation at the All Girls Sports Festival in Roxbury.  The four-day event will take place April 18 to April 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m....

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