Work Hard. Play Harder.

2016-06-29T13:36:27-04:00June 29th, 2016|Categories: Featured, Sports|Tags: |Comments Off on Work Hard. Play Harder.

June 27, 2016 (South Boston, MA) “Red Bull up!”  This is not a phrase you would ordinarily hear spoken to excite a group of 11 year old softball players, but Richie Mallard was anything but ordinary.  A dedicated coach and volunteer for the South Boston Girls’ Softball League (SBGSL), a loving father, and a dear friend, Richie touched the lives of each and every player he coached throughout his career.   His story is one of passion and devotion.   Richie Mallard was a South Boston native known for his skills in the boxing ring and his incredible mentorship to young members of South Boston and the neighboring communities.  A New England Diamond Belt and Junior Olympic Boxing Champion, Richie was no stranger to achievement.  He [...]