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For 23 years, the FLAG (Friends, Lesbians, and Gays) Flag Football League has called Dorchester home. Founded in 1998, FLAG Flag Football lists its mission as “tackling stereotypes, building community, and transforming lives through sport for the LGBTQ... Read more
In a season disrupted by Covid-19, Dorchester Youth Hockey’s Under-12 Girls team has cause for celebration this week: They didn’t just play against all-boys and co-ed teams in the Boston Mayor’s Cup Youth Hockey Tournament last week; they won the whole... Read more
Two well-respected Dorchester institutions have joined forces to plan a new, $30 million indoor sports and community center that would be built on what is now a little-used field next to the McCormack Middle School on Columbia Point. The Boys and Girls... Read more
This July will mark the 50th year of the Boston Neighborhood Basketball League (BNBL), the oldest municipal basketball league in the country and a summertime fixture for families across the city. Charlie Conners, a Dorchester native and the city’s Parks... Read more
Now in its fifth year, the Dot Pot street hockey tournament — set to take place at Neponset’s Garvey Park on the weekend of May 25-27— is growing to include more teams. Two dozen clubs — each with 5 skaters and a goalie— will play in the charity event,... Read more
Dorchester resident Michael Besson completed his dream of running the Boston Marathon on Monday, finishing the 26.2-mile-long course in just over five hours. The blind, Haitian-born runner first told his inspirational story to the Reporter as he trained... Read more
It’s Friday night at the Devine Memorial Rink near Neponset Circle and the kids from Dorchester Youth Hockey’s Squirt A and B teams are blazing across the ice. It’s their last practice after a championship season — both teams won state titles the weekend... Read more
Not five minutes into their Monday morning discussion of the Super Bowl on Boston radio station 98.5 FM, The Sports Hub, men named, or nicknamed, Jones, Hardy, and Johnson were busily working the downside of the game that the New England Patriots had won... Read more
All Dorchester Sports and Leadership (ADSL) will host its first volleyball clinic in over a decade on Saturday, July 28 at 10 a.m. at Town Field in Dorchester. The 90-minute clinic is free and open to ages 8 through 14 and will be happening every... Read more
Franklin Park, George Wright courses hosting championship play this week Monday through Friday This week, the city of Boston’s two public golf courses, the William J. Devine Course in Franklin Park, in Dorchester along the edges of Roxbury and Jamaica... Read more

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