St. Peter's Boxing duo: Boxing coach and former DEA agent Paul Doyle, right, with 15 year-old Jose Pires. Photo by Eoin Cannon After almost disappearing from the youth sports landscape, boxing has made something of a comeback in Dorchester. More gyms are... Read more
Sign-ups underway for Cedar Grove Baseball Registration has begun for the 2013 season of Cedar Grove Baseball. Remaining sign-up times include Fri., March 8 from 6-8 p.m. at St. Brendan’s School Hall, 29 Rita Rd. (use St. Brendan Rd. entrance) and Pope... Read more
Family that trains together: Maureen O’Brien and her father, John O’Brien. Photo by Bill Forry With two Golden Gloves titles under her belt, Maureen O’Brien is flying high. The 30-year-old Dorchester native won the Lowell Golden Gloves on February 15 in... Read more
UPDATED Fri., Feb. 22— This event has been postponed due to inclement weather. It has been re-scheduled for Sun., March 10 at the same venue. Tickets sold for Sunday's event will be honored on that date.- Ed. Michael McLaughlin: Reps Co. Donegal and... Read more
Still undefeated: Billy Traft lands one of his many punches on the face of Joe Powers on Saturday night at TD Garden. Photo by Emily Harney Billy Traft heard the commotion while he was waiting to emerge from the tunnel beneath the TD Garden stands on... Read more
What is it about Baseball’s Hall of Fame that makes it so compelling? We aren’t talking about “heaven,” at least per se, are we? Why do people get so stirred up every January when the baseball writers annually and clumsily do their thing and again in... Read more
How shall we best remember the abominable National Hockey League labor dispute that has devoured half a season, making a proud lodge stocked with admirable characters the laughingstock of all professional sport? Try this: As the most pointless, needless,... Read more
Marr-lin Swim Team hosts Watertown - The Marr-lin Swim Team hosted the Watertown Club for their final dual-meet of 2012. Marr-lin swimmers helped propel the team to win all five age groups. Swimmers in our 10&U age group who improved on their best... Read more
Billy Traft— the Dorchester boxer and Boston cop — will be part one of the featured match-ups at the upcoming TD Garden Night at the Fights on Sat., Jan. 26. Traft is scheduled to box Joe Powers as part of the card headlined by Framingham’s Danny O’Connor... Read more
In retrospect, it has been an odd Patriots’ season. Even back in September, when they were smarting from consecutive losses and the Coach was stomping the sidelines like Rumplestilskin in his tiresome harangue of the replacement officials, you vaguely... Read more


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