From minicamps to middle schools, the New England Patriots kicked off summertime fully dedicated to the organization’s two pillars: community and football at the highest level. Last Tuesday (June 11) some 90 players on the team’s roster and their coaches... Read more
Boston College High School has named Paul Zukauskas, who graduated from the Dorchester high school in 1997 and eventually played five seasons in the National Football League, as its new head football coach. A standout athlete on the BC High gridiron,... Read more
The University of Massachusetts Boston has received a $10 million commitment from Boston-based New Balance Athletics, Inc. to establish the New Balance Institute for Innovative Leadership in Sport on the Columbia Point campus. The gift will provide... Read more
UPDATE: On Wednesday night, after this story was posted, the Boston School Committee announced that Athletics Director Avery Esdaile and the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) that they would allow winter high school athletics to proceed starting next... Read more
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


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