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PPSC honored for its services for disabled sailors

March 4, 2010
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PPSC honored for its services for disabled sailors

U.S. Sailing hosted its National Sailing Programs Symposium (NSPS) in League City, Texas recently and East Boston’s very own Piers Park Sailing Center was awarded the 2009 Outstanding Program for Disabled Sailors. In 2005, PPSC was granted funding from the Lead to Opportunities for Youth with Disabilities initiative to design and develop youth sailing...

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Relay For Life planning event set for Feb. 25

February 17, 2010
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Relay For Life planning event set for Feb. 25

It was one of the best fundraising events to date. In the neighborhood that was on one hand solemn and filled with emotions, tears, and the remembrances of those who lost their battle against cancer and on the other hand an event that inspired and was filled with hope and triumph. Over 180 local...

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Jones excels in dual meet vs. Latin Academy

February 3, 2010
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Jones excels in dual meet vs. Latin Academy

It’s been a dozen years since the East Boston High School swim team beat Latin Academy, said Coach Dave Arinella and Monday was no different. Again, the Aqua Jets came close to beating their arch rival the Green Dragons at the Paris Street Pool in East Boston but fell short 51-40–dropping to 3-7 on...

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Jets hand undefeated New Mission its first loss

January 27, 2010
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Jets hand undefeated New Mission its first loss

Suffering their first loss of the season against Franklin High didn’t seem to shake up the confidence of the East Boston High School basketball team one bit. The Jets were able to topple undefeated New Mission High School 68-66 last Sunday Night at Emanuel College during a nail bitter that was back in forth...

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A Cause Worth Playing For

January 22, 2010
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The East Boston High School hockey team and hockey players from Boston area schools faced off at Porrazzo Rink in East Boston recently in a two-day hockey tournament to raise money for the Boston Medical Center (BMC) Breast Cancer Research Center. The Jets host the 5th Annual Deep Freeze high school hockey tournament, sponsored...

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Olympic gold medalists are featured in Sports Illustrated

December 17, 2009
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Olympic gold medalists are featured in Sports Illustrated

It isn’t often that the sport of sailing makes a story in a mostly “ball sports” magazine like Sports Illustrated (SI) said Piers Park Sailing Center’s Maureen McKinnon Tucker. But there she was in the pages of this month’s SI in a feature story that also highlights her skipper, Nick Scandone’s, who lost his...

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Jets prepare for South Boston, MIAA playoffs

November 25, 2009
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Jets prepare for South Boston, MIAA playoffs

The East Boston High School football team will square off against their rival, South Boston High School, for the annual Thanksgiving Day game at White Stadium in Franklin Field. Kickoff is at 9:30 a.m. After the game, Easie will take on Bristoll-Plymouth on Tuesday December 1 in a semifinal playoff game. The location and...

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Jets win North title, secure playoff spot

November 19, 2009
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In his last season as head coach of the The East Boston High School football team, Coach John Sousa got another present last Friday night as the Jets easily cruised by Madison Park 29-0 to clinch the North Title. The Jets also extended their win streak to 8 and are now 8-1 on the...

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Sousa wins his final home game as Jets extend winning streak to six

November 12, 2009
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Sousa wins his final home game as Jets extend winning streak to six

In his last home game during a stellar coaching career, East Boston High School football coach John Sousa not only got a big win against Boston English High School but was also presented with a plaque by the English High football coaching staff. Sousa and the Jets cruised past English 44-16, extending a six...

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EBHS boys soccer team wins the City League championship

November 12, 2009
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EBHS boys soccer team wins the City League championship

The East Boston High School boys soccer team captured the City League Title last week against Madison Park at Franklin Field by a score of 1-0 with only 4:30 left on the clock. After a Madison was called for handball, Eastie sent Carlos Andres Ruiz in for the penalty shot, which bounced off the...

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