St. Clement gave Quaboag every opportunity to steal a last-minute victory, but its strong defensive effort ultimately captured the school’s first boys’ basketball state championship since it opened in 1925.
Austin Prep made it four-for-four in the Super 8 for opening round sweeps after eliminating Central Catholic, 3-1, at the Tsongas Center on Thursday night.
Malden Catholic took one step closer on its path to a fourth straight Super 8 title on Wednesday night while overcoming some adversity.
Austin Prep goalie Elijah Harris stopped 32 shots, helping his team take a a 2-1 win over Central Catholic in the opening game of the Super 8 tournament.
Family and basketball have always been intertwined for Theresa Del Negro Ahearn. Before she was born, her father, Vin Del Negro, played for Hall of Fame coach Adolph Rupp, and her brother Vinny starred in a 12-year NBA career.
Gabriella Coppola was a member of Watertown’s varsity girls team three years ago as a freshman, when the Raiders lost half of their games by double-digits and routinely played in near-empty gyms. Now a senior, the point guard and Middlesex Freedom MVP recently helped the Raiders finish 19-1 and earn their first league title in over 30 years.
A scheduling issue at Harvard, the usual location for the state’s high school swimming championships, forced the MIAA to move this year’s meet to MIT.
St. Clement gave Quaboag every opportunity to steal a last-minute victory, but its strong defensive effort ultimately captured the school’s first boys’ basketball state championship...