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EBHS Working Its Way Through Fall Sports

October 17, 2012
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The East Boston High School is halfway through its 2012 fall sports season with some thrilling victories and agonizing defeats. First up, the football team has seen better days since winning the Boston North Title last year. The Jets are 2-3 on the season recently losing to West Roxbury 22-6 last week. However, big...

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O’Donnell Elementary School to Take Part in Physical Education Challenge

October 11, 2012
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On Tuesday at the Hugh R. O’Donnell Elementary School in East Boston, Mayor Thomas Menino announced three new and innovative ways that city schools will be incorporating more physical activity into their students’ daily routines. Generous donations from Partners HealthCare and Shaw’s and Star Market will provide support for Wellness Champions in each school,...

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Eagle Baseball Club Now Playing in Fall Tournament

October 4, 2012
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The East Boston Gram Slam Eagle Baseball Club, under the direction of owner/operator Gerry DiVenuti Sr., is playing in the Classic Wood Bat Fall Tournament sponsored by the Boston Foundation and Champ Sports through October. The team, consisting of 16-to-18 year-old players, competed in a 20-game summer Senior Babe Ruth travel schedule from June...

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EBMHL off to a Roaring but Sentimental Start

September 20, 2012
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As the fourth season of the EBMHL was slated to begin, East Boston suffered a blow felt by many throughout our area. The loss of lifelong Eastie resident as well as near and dear friend of many who skate in the EBMHL , Jimmy Celona had sent a ripple through our great city. Jimmy...

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EB Falls to Blue Hills 24-6

September 12, 2012
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The East Boston High School football team lost its season opener in a rematch against Blue Hills—Eastie’s foe during last year’s playoff game. The Jets, who won the Boston North Title, lost 24-6 to Blue Hills, last year’s Division 4A Super Bowl champs in Canton Friday. The last time the two teams met, Eastie...

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Full Reconstruction : Young Jets Team to Take Flight Without Last Season’s Stars

August 29, 2012
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East Boston Jets head football coach John Parziale is very clear about the position his team faces this year. “The good news is that we won the city championships last year,” said Parziale after practice on Monday. ‘The bad news is that we lost most of our key personnel from last year, including our...

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EBAB’s Wiffle Ball Tournament

August 22, 2012
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The East Boston Athletic Board’s 4th Annual Wiffle Ball Tournament Sunday at the East Boston Stadium was a success. The annual tournament raised over $700 for the EBAB’s scholarship awards dinner to be held in June 2013. The event was one of several fundraising events that will be held throughout the year to raise...

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Tennis, Literacy and Summer Fun

August 8, 2012
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The program that blends tennis and literacy activities throughout the summer months is close to completing another successful summer at Constitution Beach in East Boston. Tenacity’s Summer Tennis & Reading Program (STRP), which serves over 4,400 Eastie and Boston youth of all ages with tennis, literacy and fitness programs is taking place weekly at...

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Tammi Piermarini Becomes Third-leading Female Rider of All-time

July 26, 2012
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Jockey Tammi Piermarini, who last year became just the fifth woman ever to reach the 2,000-win milestone, recorded three victories on Monday at Suffolk Downs to surpass Patti Cooksey as the third-leading female rider of all-time with 2,139 career wins. Piermarini, 45, accomplished the feat with a front-running score aboard Massachusetts-bred Victor Laszlo ($2.80)...

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Baseball Royalty: Conigliaro Family at Fraser Field

July 18, 2012
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Baseball is made up of moments and Tony Conigliaro had many. Moments that Conigliaro, who use to shag fly balls at Noyes Park as a player for East Boston Little League, could have only dreamed of. The Boston Red Sox drafted the Eastie native in 1962 and he quickly distinguished himself as a player...

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