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Dorchester Pop Warner team headed for Super Bowl: The Dorchester Pop Warner Junior Midget team of 12- and 13-year-old players won the regional championship last weekend by defeating the Hartford Hurricanes. The team will travel to Orlando, Florida this... Read more
Jeff Brewington was afraid to sign up for Pop Warner football when he was 7, but after some encouragement from his father he has gone on to play college football for Williams, one of the most prestigious liberal arts colleges in the nation. “I really... Read more
Michael O'Sullivan: Curry College Hall of FamerMichael (Mikey O) O’Sullivan, son of Daniel and Denise O’Sullivan from Dorchester, was inducted into the Curry College Hall of Fame for Hockey on Nov. 1. Mikey began his hockey career starting with Dorchester... Read more
WORLD SERIES ELECTRIFIES THE CITY— As the Boston Red Sox set off for St. Louis and — ultimately— another World Series trophy last week, the students and faculty at Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy’s Columbia Campus banded together to show off their... Read more
Greater Neponset Flag Football League The Greater Neponset Flag Football League opened its 2013 season last weekend at Garvey Playground on Neponset Avenue. Above, players for Team Conners in the Leprechaun division lined up to take a snap during a game... Read more
In the realm of geopolitical mischief, the notion that if you give a determined aggressor an inch he’ll end up demanding a mile every bloody, dang time has been affirmed and re-affirmed by much unfortunate history. Like in the last messy century when... Read more
Finishing off a victorious summer season, the Dorchester Red Sox softball team beat a fellow Dot team, the Dorchester Rangers, last week to claim the citywide championship . In an exciting first game last Tuesday night, the two teams were neck and neck... Read more
City jewel: The third green at the Devine Course at Franklin Park beckons from 421 yards away as this free-swinger finishes his tee-shot backswing. Photo by Bill Forry As the sun slowly climbed into the August-blue eastern sky on Tuesday morning, Russell... Read more
Back in the spring of 1962, while indentured to the US Army as a Private E-1 doing basic training at Fort Dix, New Jersey, I landed a weekend pass allowing me to ramble up to the Big City to catch the fights. It’s funny how sometimes encounters with the... Read more
Sitting here pondering the imponderable on Bastille Day – an appropriate occasion commemorating a moment when the world got turned upside down – you hassle with this vexing question: “When did sport become devoutly topsy-turvy and might the malaise be... Read more

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