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In olden times (like, the ’50’s) battered old ballparks – dusty and rather bleak – sufficed and they were plentiful. Moreover, we were happy to have them. Gripes were rare and rarer still were heated calls for the body politic to belly up and... Read more
Mike Durant: Savin Hill resident and BC High junior plays on USA's under 17 rugby team.Mike Durant’s got a healthy dose of rugby in his blood. His grandfather — the legendary Dr. Thomas Durant of Melville Avenue— played well into his 70s. His... Read more
This year it is Boston University. Another year it’s Boston College. And it was only a few years back that Harvard skated off with a national championship. Some day the utter majesty of the New England college hockey tradition and the brilliance of... Read more
Lady Chiefs: The DYH 12 and under squad celebrate their victory over Canton. Photo courtesy Matt Sweeney/DYHThe Dorchester Youth Hockey girls 12 & under team defeated Canton today for the South Shore Championship. The Lady Chiefs took home the title... Read more
>Through a maze of warehouse hallways and a shadowy set of stairs lies one of Dorchester's best kept secrets: its very own orchestra hall. Though perhaps not traditional by most musical standards, Grealish Boxing Club's orchestral qualities cannot be... Read more
Bulldogs lacrosse, April 4, 2009: The Bulldogs fell to Brookline in their fourth outing of the '09 campaign. Above, Charlie Marshall and Kristian Kirleis fight for a loose ball.The Boston High School Lacrosse Club faced off against the Brookline Warriors... Read more
Some things to wonder about as we count the hours to opening day, even if the occasion is possessed of rather less mystical fancy than was the case before we discovered the modern boys of summer have lumpy feet of clay. But not Curt Schilling. He was a... Read more
At the considerable risk of sounding like a broken record, here are some idle musings on the 'madness' while waiting for it to pass. I'll say this much for it. The stuff is well-named. And it needs to be further admitted — painful or otherwise — that... Read more
Bulldogs Lacrosse: The Boston Bulldogs opened up their inaugural 2009 season with an impressive 9-5 victory over Brookline on March 21.There’s a new lacrosse team in Boston, and it has been a long time in coming. For several years now, lacrosse has... Read more
Three Dorchester runners - Michael Crowell, 37, Scott MacKay, 37, and Katie Markunas, 28 - are putting in long hours of cold winter training to get ready for the April 20th Boston Marathon. The three are part of a team that will raise thousands of dollars... Read more

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