On May 31, 1902, 22-year-old Arthur Francis Duffey, a Bostonian with ties to the city’s Roxbury and Dorchester neighborhoods who was at the time a student at Georgetown University, burst from the starting line of the 100-yard sprint in the national... Read more
Lance Greene: Endicott sharpshooter. Dorchester’s Lance Greene, a senior guard and captain of the Endicott College men’s basketball team, etched his name in the school’s history books on Saturday when he scored his 1,000th career collegiate point late in... Read more
During the week when the troubled football commissioner was posing on Time magazine’s cover for a story that wonders if he can save his game from its rampant demons, the Patriots were proving there’s no team in said game that’s better or nastier. It may... Read more
The undefeated Dorchester Bears square off against the Upper Cape Cod Tech Rams in the Division 5 Super Bowl game to be played at 1 p.m., Saturday at Curry College. The game will be shown live on Boston City TV (Comcast Ch. 24 & RCN Ch. 13) and also... Read more
Pop Warner regional champs heading to Super Bowl: Photo courtesy Toni Johnson One of Dorchester’s Pop Warner football teams has won the New England regional title and the right to compete for a national championship once again. The Eagles’ junior midget... Read more
The BCYF Mildred Ave. Community Center and Valeo Futbol Academy are starting a winter soccer clinic for young players looking to improve their skills. The clinic will run from Nov. 26 to March 14 at the BCYF Mildred Ave. Community Center, 5 Mildred Ave... Read more
The season ends with a mighty roar just a half stride before the gathering storm. November beckons. It is time – maybe overdue – to put the baseball season to rest. They were shivering in the seats as the Detroit Tigers vainly expired. Not that the San... Read more
It was still in the early innings of a Saturday morning baseball game at Town Field when Jim Collyer – Dorchester’s answer to Johnny Pesky – went over to the first base line and opened up his fold-up chair. Soon after, one of the players, a five-year-old... Read more
Hemenway Park basketball: Front row (l-r):  Casey Gavin, Jackie Anderson, Kayla Bolstad, Kelsey Giannone, Maria King, Lisa Del Tufo; back row: Michelle Lavioe, Gretchen Fritch, Marsha Blalock, Neycole Howell, Felicia Haynes, Molly Dalton and Kaelyn... Read more
Like father, like son: Gerry Grealish, left, and his father Martin Grealish pack a one-two training punch at their family’s Freeport Street gym. Photo by Bill Forry Two years after their well-respected boxing gym was abruptly displaced from its Uphams... Read more


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