Local Girls Lead Team to a Win at JR Olympic X-C Championship

      ATTLEBORO, MA – After winning the New England Championship (11-12 yr Div) in Nashua Nov 14th. The Nashua PAL Striders team went on to win the USATF Region I X-C Championship-competing against teams from all over the Northeastern U.S. 

      Lead by AMS 7th grader, Samantha Swanbon (with an outstanding time of 10:59 on the 3k course) followed by Rosie Nevev 11:05, Claire Hathaway 11:09, Charlotte Wilson 11:14 and


Samantha, Jaylyn and Claire at Jr.Olympics X-C Championship

Milfords Jaylyn Paul 11:42.  All placing in the top 20 to seal the victory.

      The Nashua PAL Striders is a running club for kids 7-17 who wish to supplement or extend their Cross Country (Fall) or Track (Spring) seasons beyond school programs.

The program offers a high level of coaching expertise and the ability to compete in USATF-NE sponsored JR Olympic meets, usually held after the school session(s) have ended.

Local Tennis Players Compete at USTA 9.0 National Championships

(L to R): Tara Kilar, Alejandro Andres, Leslie Sawyer, John Tanzman, Lisa Caulton, Duncan Yarworth, Captain Bridget Herlihy, Anthony Fernandez, Dalia Paradie, Marty Morrissey 

      This past weekend local residents competed in the USTA 9.0 Mixed Doubles Championships in Surprise, Arizona. The Hampshire Hills team - based out of Milford, NH - had won their local league in the spring and then won the New England sectionals title in July with victories over teams from Massachusetts, Maine and Rhode Island. At Nationals, the New England team finished 9th overall in the nation among the nearly 700 teams that competed.