Wednesday, April 4, 2012
The Harlem Ambassadors returned to Westborough to play against the Rotary Spokes.
The Harlem Ambassadors returned to Westborough High School for a re-match basketball game against the Rotary 2012 Spokes Saturday night, providing slam dunks, laughter, fun, dance and even some wrestling. The Spokes included Westborough High School basketball coach Brian Willar, George Thompson, Rotarian Gerry Levins, president of Avidia Bank Mark O’Connell, Rev. John W. Taylor, Westborough Patch blogger Jon McGrath and Westborough teacher Matt Travis, among others. Coached by S. “Ladè Majic” Prophète, the Ambassadors held the lead throughout the game, winning with a final score of 73 to 28. After the first quarter, the Ambassadors were winning 15 to 0. They took a break from basketball to invite several kids from the audience to …
Monday, March 19, 2012
Both A and B teams come out on top in MetroWest.
Monday, March 19, 2012
Congratulations to the Westborough Youth Basketball Association sixth grade boys A and B travel teams. Both teams became MetroWest champions on March 18 after winning four playoff games to take the title in each of their divisions. The championship games were played in Foxborough. Were you there? Did you get photos? Upload them to this collection and let's all celebrate these teams! Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up to date on the latest Westborough news, or simply hit the "like" button at the top of this page. If you'd like to receive the Westborough Patch newsletter with our top stories, click here.
Sunday, March 11, 2012
Six Westborough free throw talents, ages 10 to 14, competed in a district championship on March 10.
On Saturday, March 10, six Westborough free throw talents competed in the Knights of Columbus Central District Free Throw Competition held at St. Louis School in Webster. The group competed against 65 other hoopsters from across central Massachusetts. Haley Welsh, 10, placed first in her age group and advanced to the state finals to be held at Regis College in Weston on April 7. “They are all champions and great sports,” said Herman Millet of the Knights of Columbus. “This was a very competitive event and all the Westborough free throw shooters did really well.” The competition, open to kids ages 10 to 14, started locally with 40 competitors in Westborough on Jan. 23. Nine winners then moved to the next level, held at Wachusett Regional …
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
The 10th Annual Westborough High School Girls' Basketball Invitational Tournament continues today.
On Sunday afternoon, the Westborough girls’ basketball program gave area hoops fans a taste of the postseason a little early. The 10th Annual Westborough High School Girls’ Basketball Invitational Tournament kicked off with a handful of local squads battling it out in what will be the final tune-ups before the sectional tournament brackets are announced later in the week. While locals will be treated to some top notch girls’ high school basketball this week, they are also helping to fight one of the most deadly of diseases. Once again this year, the tournament is teaming up with the WBCA (Women’s Basketball Coaches Association) and taking part in the Play 4 Kay event, raising money and breast cancer awareness. The proceeds from Sunday’s…
Friday, January 27, 2012
Many talented high school athletes will be in action today.
Each morning, Westborough Patch presents “5 Things You Need to Know,” a collection of announcements, events, reminders and odd little ditties to help you organize your day. 1. It’s a double dose of hoops today when the Westborough High School Rangers varsity girls and boys basketball teams host Algonquin Regional High School. Game time for the girls is 5:30 p.m. Boys are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for senior citizens and non-Westborough students and free for Westborough High school students and children under 10. Westborough High School is located at 90 West Main St. 2. When you finish watching the basketball games, head over to Mass Gymnastics, 74 Otis St., to catch the varsity gymnastics team at 7:30 …
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Fun, free sporting event is open to the public tonight. Take the family for a midweek outing.
Each morning, Westborough Patch presents “5 Things You Need to Know,” a collection of announcements, events and reminders to help you organize your day. 1. The Westborough High School Rangers boys varsity basketball team is hosting Quabbin Regional High School at 7 p.m. The game is open to the public. Go Rangers! 2. The Westborough Woman’s Club will literally kick off the new year with a program on Tai Chi presented by Rose Lee. The program begins at 1 p.m. today at the Congregational Church on West Main Street. It follows a luncheon and meeting beginning at noon. The guest fee is $2 and guests may attend one program per membership year. For more information, call Reggie at 508-366-1822. 3. A new exhibit will open Sunday at The …
Thursday, January 5, 2012
All kids ages 10 to 14 are invited to give it a shot.
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Information courtesy of the Knights of Columbus. On Monday, Jan. 23, the Westborough Knights of Columbus will hold its annual basketball free throw competition for boys and girls ages 10 to 14. The free event will take place at the Mill Pond School gymnasium from 6 to 9 p.m. Registration will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. The competition begins at 7 p.m. An awards ceremony will follow with trophies given for the highest free throw baskets made in each age and gender category. Winners are eligible to compete on a local, regional and state level of play. Registration forms may be completed the night of the competition or can be downloaded from the Knights of Columbus website. For information, call Jim O’Connor at 508-836-4690. If …
Friday, December 16, 2011
The Boston Harbor waters were murky on this day in 1773.
Each morning, Westborough Patch presents “5 Things You Need to Know,” a collection of announcements, events and reminders to help you organize your day. 1. It could be looked at as Occupy Boston Harbor. On this date in 1773, the infamous Boston Tea Party took place. Protestors reportedly tossed nearly 350 chests of tea in the harbor after climbing aboard a British ship. 2. The Westborough High School Rangers girls’ varsity basketball team hosts Shrewsbury at 7 p.m. The game is at the high school, 90 West Main St. It is free and open to the public. Go Rangers! 3. An Alanon meeting is scheduled to take place at 7:30 p.m. at St. Luke the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 70 West Main St. The meeting will be held in the parish center hall…
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Book discussions, holiday music, community dinner and a basketball game are coming up.
Each morning, Westborough Patch presents “5 Things You Need to Know,” a collection of announcements, events and reminders to help you organize your day. 1. A women’s bible study takes place at 10 a.m. at New Hope Chapel, 30 Milk St. 2. The Westborough Public Library is hosting a book discussion beginning at 10:30 a.m. The feature is Wilder Life, by Wendy McClure. All are welcome at the free event. 3. Take a break from the holiday chaos and enjoy a winter band concert at Westborough High School, 90 West Main St. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. and features the wind ensemble, concert band and jazz ensembles. Tickets are $5. 4. On Friday, Dec. 16, at 6 p.m., Beth Tikvah Synagogue is holding a potluck dinner and family service. The meal will be…
Monday, December 12, 2011
Do you pronounce the second "i" when you say Poinsettia?
Each morning, Westborough Patch presents “5 Things You Need to Know,” a collection of announcements, events and reminders to help you organize your day. 1. Today is Poinsettia Day. The plant was named after American diplomat Dr. Joel Roberts Poinsett, who introduced the US to the Central American plant. Poinsett was from South Carolina and lived in the first half of the 19th century. 2. The Westborough Woman’s Club is holding a meeting tomorrow, Dec. 13, at noon. The meeting will take place at the Evangelical Congregational Church, 8 Church St. The Westborough High School Concert Choir will perform. For information on membership or to make a reservation for the meeting, call Reggie at 508-366-1822. 3. Anglers can now purchase or renew …