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15 09, 2016

Getting Ready to Serve

2016-09-15T10:15:00+00:00September 15th, 2016|Categories: Featured, Sports|Comments Off on Getting Ready to Serve

Ever since he can remember, this young boy has dreamed of serving his country in the military. He’s simply proud to be an American. He’s proud to say that he has patriotism running through his veins, readily admitting that thoughts of serving his country as an officer has impacted his every move thus far in his young life. His name is John “Jack” Conroy. Jack, 17, is the son of John and Kelly Conroy. He has two younger siblings, Nolan and Carolyne, and a lovable, black Labrador named “Camo”-short for camouflage. Jack is a senior at Xaverian Brothers High School. This institution is a private, Catholic secondary school for boys in grades 7-12. Founded in 1963 on a thirty-three acre campus, the school’s mission is [...]

8 09, 2016

Hogan Boys Boxing Adventures

2016-09-08T10:30:17+00:00September 8th, 2016|Categories: Featured, Sports|Comments Off on Hogan Boys Boxing Adventures

Richie “The Hit Man” and Francis “The Tank” Hogan have been busy in recent months, competing in boxing tournaments in Canada, Texas, and Ohio, and have had fun doing so, simultaneously expanding their reputation in the world of amateur boxing. Their first adventure in late May was up north in Quebec, Canada, competing in the Imperium International Cup. Four Hundred boxers from around the world competed in 300 fights in this three-day event (May 20-22) at la Cite du Sport de Terrebonne, where all fighters were giving “body and soul in hopes of bringing home the much sought after Imperium Cup.” The Tank won both of his fights on TKO’s and captured the tournament championship. He was also chosen as the Fighter of the Tournament, [...]

8 09, 2016

Let The Games Begin: Southie Pop Warner Starts Nineteenth Season

2016-09-08T10:26:45+00:00September 8th, 2016|Categories: Featured, Sports|Comments Off on Let The Games Begin: Southie Pop Warner Starts Nineteenth Season

On Monday, September 5-Labor Day-at the McCarthy-Rosher Pop Warner Memorial Field, the South Boston Pop Warner Football and Cheerleading Program started its nineteenth season. The A team started off on a positive note, cruising to a lopsided 33-6 victory against their foe from Portsmouth, Rhode Island. The D and E teams played against Randolph while the F team had a bye. This year’s edition is comprised of four football teams, an A (unlimited weight), D, E, and F team, as well as three cheerleading squads. The A team football coaches are Sean McGahan, Danny Doyle, Rob Savage, Toby Mitchell, and Scott Hurley. The D team football coaches are Rob McCourt, John Clifford, and Bobby Ferrara. The E team football coaches are Eric Manning, Danny Manning, [...]

8 09, 2016

Meet Four Happy Cheerleaders

2016-09-08T10:20:51+00:00September 8th, 2016|Categories: Featured, Sports|Comments Off on Meet Four Happy Cheerleaders

By Kevin Devlin All four young girls are on the A team cheerleading squad in the South Boston Pop Warner Football League Program. They enjoy cheerleading because they get to cheer on their team, compete in cheerleading contests, do cheerleading stunts, and hang out with their friends. They like watching TV and using their IPhones every chance they get. And, they simply love living in South Boston because they have so many family members and friends in their lives on a daily basis. The four cheerleaders are Jaydan Shaughnessy, Jackie Novicki, Brianna Mikshenas, and Sarah Day. Jaydan Shaughnessy, 12, is the daughter of Denise and John Shaughnessy. She has three older brothers, Jordan, Justin, and Johnny. She also has three family pets. Their hamster is named [...]

1 09, 2016

Southie Hoop Champs Crowned

2016-09-01T11:11:15+00:00September 1st, 2016|Categories: Featured, Sports|Comments Off on Southie Hoop Champs Crowned

Peter Welch Club Captures SBBA Title By Kevin Devlin On a windy Wednesday evening, August 24, at the Mike Pano basketball courts located within M Street Park, the Peter Welch Club defeated Sal’s Club, aka the Young Guns, 50-42, to win the 2016 South Boston Basketball Association (SBBA) summer men’s league championship. Welch Club guard Rick McNair and forward Matt Smith were SBOL’s co-MVP’s. In the opening minutes, Sal’s Club took an early 6-2 lead. The teams subsequently traded baskets but with seven minutes remaining in the first half, the Welch Club went on a 10-0 run, to take a 19-12 lead. Sal’s Club responded and went on a 9-0 run of their own to realize a 21-19 advantage at the break. In the second [...]

1 09, 2016

Dot Hoop Champs Crowned

2016-09-01T11:07:16+00:00September 1st, 2016|Categories: Featured, Sports|Comments Off on Dot Hoop Champs Crowned

Eire Club Captures Garvey Park Title By Kevin Devlin On Friday evening, August 26, under beautiful blue skies, at the William H. Garvey Park basketball courts in Dorchester, the Eire Club defeated the Monahan Club, 62-51, to capture the Garvey Park men’s hoop league championship. Eire Club point guard Bobby Griffin (twenty-five points/two treys/two steals) who scored two timely three-pointers and was all over the court defensively, was SBOL’s MVP. Overall, the combination of good shots and solid defense, versus turnovers and the inability to score crucial baskets, paved the way for an Eire Club victory. The Eire Club went on an 8-0 run and then a 9-4 run during the opening minutes of the game to take a 17-4 lead. The Monahan Club responded [...]

18 08, 2016

Tynan Fun in the Sun Wiffleball Classic

2016-08-18T11:49:29+00:00August 18th, 2016|Categories: Featured, Sports|Comments Off on Tynan Fun in the Sun Wiffleball Classic

By: Joey Maiullari (Jr.Camp counselor) On a warm, sunny day in South Boston, the campers at the local Tynan Fun in the Sun program used the heat to their own advantage. They originally planned to play a quick four –on-four game, but once one of them realized they had a rope in their backpack, they thought it would be a great way to make a field. On the side of the Tynan, across from the Gate of Heaven church, the campers began to think of ideas to perfect their new ballpark. Across the whole concrete field, ropes outlined the foul poles, along with the fences for homeruns. In addition to that, there were ropes that represented the audience in different parts of the ballpark. On [...]

18 08, 2016

Marr Scaffolding Giants defy the odds

2016-08-18T11:44:49+00:00August 18th, 2016|Categories: Featured, Sports|Comments Off on Marr Scaffolding Giants defy the odds

Nobody figured the last place regular season team to be a factor in the 2016 South Boston Little League playoffs but they were indeed. The Marr Scaffolding Giants led by veteran players Bobby Delaney, Will Ahern, and Mike McNally, and shrewdly managed by Will Ahern, beat the first, second, and third place teams to win the title. They proudly hoisted the Little League trophy and marched triumphantly around the field to the cheer of their fans. Americans love an underdog and never get tired of miracles unfolding in front of them. Congratulations to the Marr Scaffolding Giants for defying the odds and winning it all.

4 08, 2016

Meet Three Club Kids

2016-08-04T08:20:55+00:00August 4th, 2016|Categories: Featured, Sports|Comments Off on Meet Three Club Kids

They enjoy being part of the South Boston Boys and Girls Club Fun in the Sun program. Two days a week they get to go on field trips to various outdoor venues, watch movies at the Club, splash around in the pool, or play pool, ping pong, and other games in the recreation room. There are plenty of activities to keep them busy and happy during the summertime. The three Club kids are Dazayvion James, Anedson Andrade and Jason Lopes. Dazayvion James, 9, is the son of Jay and Grace James. He has an order sister named Raven, a younger brother named Zayshan, and a family dog named Chi Chi, a Chihuahua. Dazayvion will be entering the fourth grade this fall at the Condon Elementary [...]

20 07, 2016

Introducing Three Happy Girls Having Fun at the Club During Summer

2016-07-20T14:55:22+00:00July 20th, 2016|Categories: Featured, Sports|Comments Off on Introducing Three Happy Girls Having Fun at the Club During Summer

By Kevin Devlin They love going to the South Boston Boys and Girls and participating in the Fun in the Sun program. If they’re not in the pool splashing around, they are in the gym shooting the basketball, playing floor hockey or playing dodgeball. If they get tired of doing that, they’ll journey into the education room or the games room and hang out with friends. They are three Club girls. They are Brianna Hodges, Christian Brewster and Alexandria Davis. Brianna Hodges, 9, is the daughter of Michelle Bates and Daryl Baker. She has two brothers, Cody and Colby as well as one sister named Shannon. Brianna’s family has two dogs Diamond and Popeye, and a black and white cat named Oreo. Brianna will be [...]

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