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Groton-Dunstable 2017 Girls Cross Country Team. Top, L-R: Coach Naboicheck, Sarah Maple, Julianna Higgins, Audrey Gold, Emily Willson, Allison Lilly, Sarah Mullins. Bottom L-R:Meagan Odell, Brenna Cox, Allie Demers, Claire Puranananda. -Photo by Sue Adams

For the third time in four years, the girls Groton-Dunstable cross-country team finished in second place as finalists in the Division 1 Central MA Championship District Meet. “This is a truly special team,” praised coach Colleen Naboicheck. “They were undefeated in dual meets and have been League...

In the semi-final game against Westford Academy, junior Peter White had six aces and 17 digs. Callie MacPherson looks on. 

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Congratulations to Groton-Dunstable Girls Soccer. The team received an MIAA Educational Athletics Achievement Award for Community Service for their October 16 volunteer service at The Lowell Transitional Assistance Center. The team served food that they and their families prepared. Pictured with the team is MIAA Assistant Executive Director Rich Riley.    Photo by Robert Mingolelli

Callie MacPherson had 19 kills for the top seeded Crusaders who defeated Wellesley 3-1 in the 2017 MIAA Girls Volleyball Central/West Division 1 quarter-finals. Senior captain Jordan Wynn and junior Hannah Wynn look on. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

 

  Football Leominster 33, GD 6 Central/West Division 1   VolleyBall Quarterfinal: #1 GD 3#9 Wellesley 1 The Crusaders split the first two games (25-18, 22-25) and then took the final two (26-24, 25-7) to improve to 20-1.  Leading the offense for the top seeded Crusaders were Callie MacPherson (19...
12-year-old Michelle Valasquez of Groton was the top female finisher of all age groups in the sixth annual Friends of Nashoba Haunted 5K with a time of 24:05. More than 170 runners registered, and the Friends of Nashoba raised about $10,000 for student activities. Following are the top finishers...

Scott Csaplar at left (wearing Atlanta jersey) with his University of Havana team mates. 

Read more about Scott’s experiences in Cuba on his blog at http://cubanbasketball.blogspot.com/2017/10/cuban-basketball.html  

Photo courtesy of Scott Csaplar.

Fifteen international players from 11 countries participated in last season’s Final Four college basketball championship. None was from Cuba. There was an American who played in the Cuban equivalent of the NCAA Tournament. That would be me, the guy nervously standing at attention for the Cuban...
*/ Led by senior Emily Wilson (holding plaque), undefeated Groton-Dunstable won the girls cross country championship for the fourth year in a row. Bottom L-R: Mia Garibotto, Meagan Odell, Julianna Higgins, Emily Willson, Brenna Cox, Claire Puranananda. Top L-R: Allie Demers, Sarah Maple, Sarah...

Off to a three and eight start, Groton Dunstable field hockey regrouped, ran off six straight wins and qualified for the post season with a 9-9 record, the first trip since 2011. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

Field Hockey GD 4, Leominster 2 Hannah Barnes (goal, assist: Noelle St. Germain), Emily Hauk (goal, unassisted), Erin Keough (goal, unassisted), Hannah Barnes (goal, ps.), Anne Madden (8 saves).  GD 1, No. Middlesex 0 Brooke Towle scored the goal on a feed from Hannah Barnes. Anne Madden was...

In a recent field hockey game, Katelyn McKeil, (#1) clears ball after an Annie Madden save. Hannah Erickson (#25) looks on. GD , with a 6-8, 4-3 Mid-Wach B record, must win two of their remaining three games to qualify for the post season. Photo by Robert Mingolelli.

On a winning streak, Groton-Dunstable Field Hockey needs to win two out of their remaining three games against Leominster, No. Middlesex and Nashoba in order to qualify for the district post season. Results of recent games: GD 2, Westborough 1 Rachel Romich (goal, assist), Noelle St. Germain (...

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