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East Boston Savings Bank Hockey Tournament a Success

January 6, 2018
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By Cary Shuman The East Boston High School hockey team fell to Ashland, 5-0, in the championship game of the East Boston Savings Bank/East Boston High School Deep Freeze Tournament on Dec. 27 at Porrazzo Rink. Coach Ken Guittarr’s Jets, who had defeated O’Bryant in the opener, challenged Ashland with testing shots throughout the...

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Sports 12-20-2017

December 22, 2017
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New Leader:Guittarr begins first season as head coach of the East Boston High School hockey team By Cary Shuman As a hard-hitting 6-foot-2-inch standout defensemen for the Pope John High School hockey team in the 1970s, Kenneth Guittarr led the Tigers to three straight appearances in the State Tournament at the old Boston Garden....

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Ortega Leads Eastie Past Southie, 16-0 in Annual Thanksgiving Football Game

December 1, 2017
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The East Boston High School football team needed to defeat South in its annual holiday tilt to put a winning season in the record books. It was mission accomplished for head coach John Parziale’s determined Jets, who bested Southie, 16-0, in the 99th meeting between the two teams at White Stadium. Eastie finishes its...

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Sports 11-22-2017

November 25, 2017
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East Boston and South Boston meet again on Thanksgiving Day By John Lynds The 99th clash between these two rivals take place on Thanksgiving morning at 9:30 a.m. at venerable White Stadium.  East Boston, led by John Parziale (eighth season) is 5-4.  South Boston, led by first year coach Germain Sattiewhite is 3-6. The...

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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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