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Groton Dunstable varsity hockey captain Jacob Figueroa takes a faceoff in Saturday afternoon game against Fitchburg. The Crusaders remain undefeated with their 6-0 shutout over the Red Raiders. Photo by Ed Wenzell

 

Boys Hockey GD 6, Fitchburg 0 In a January 30 afternoon matinee, Groton-Dunstable trounced Fitchburg 6-0 in a game I expected would be a tough test for the locals. After all, Fitchburg came into the game with an impressive 5-1-1 record. But I guess that’s why they play the games.      “This...
The Massachusetts Inter-scholastic Athletic Association didn’t sponsor regional or state tournaments for the fall and winter seasons due to the coronavirus pandemic and it’ll be same for the upcoming fall II season.      The Tournament Management Committee voted, 16-0, Wednesday to recommend to...

L-R: Jacob Figueroa, Nate Glencross, Cam Hardy, Mike Hamill captain the 2020-2021 Groton-Dunstable varsity hockey team. Photo courtesy of Nancy Glencross

 

By Robert Mingolelli   Senior captain Nate Glencross scored a hat trick, and an outer world performance from net minder Alex Hillenberg fueled GD to a 4-1 decision over host Littleton.      Against the Tigers, Glencross put GD up 1-0 in the opening period with Jake Figueroa and Will Kenny...

Senior Emily Smith drives the lane scoring two of her team high 13 points against Littleton. Photo Robert Mingolelli

 

Boys Varsity Basketball • Littleton 58, GD 56 Led by Littleton’s Shea Gearty’s game-high 20 points and Justin Manno’s 15 points, the Tigers (4-0) made a gritty come back defeating the Crusaders (1-3), 58-56. For Manno, it was his first varsity start helping to keep host Littleton undefeated...

Team member Brian Garner from Tyngsborough raced in a Mass Bay West Ski league meet. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

Groton Dunstable and Tyngsborough participate in the ski coop program. On Wednesday, January 14, GD competed in their first meet of the season in the Mass Bay West Ski league, Alpha Division. Teams in the league are GD, Acton-Boxborough, Bromfield, Chelmsford, Newton South and Westford Academy...

Senior Zach Millett (#25) pulls down a rebound in last Friday's against St. Bernard's. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

By Robert Mingolelli   Groton-Dunstable did a complete regroup after their difficult loss against St. Bernard’s in last Tuesday’s game. Visiting GD had led 46-39 entering fourth quarter but the Bernardian’s went on a 20-0 run and that was that. That stumble had to have weighed heavily on...
Girls Basketball St. Bernard’s 37, G-D 24 Littleton 50, G-D 45 G-D 5, Oakmont 3 Boys Hockey “Certainly lots to like from this game especially, considering the circumstances,” commented Coach Brendan McCann. “We had six total practices between Dec. 23 and our first game. We limited Oakmont...
The athletic director’s job is extremely difficult this year, having to tell people they cannot take in games to support the athletes. Before being impatient with your local AD, try to understand he/she has to deal with spectator rules and restrictions and EEA guidelines and more restrictions. It...

GD player (unidentified at press time) goes up for two points in season opener against St. Bernard's. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

Coach: Coach Matt Copolino (1st year varsity coach) Last year’s record: 13-9 Mid-Wach B League (Pod 7 for CMass. North Middlesex, Little- ton, Tyngsboro, Lunenburg, St. Bernard’s, Groton-Dunstable) 2020 graduates: J illianVan Pelt, Bronwyn Mulligan, Emma Wilson, Rachel Erickson, Abby...
Ice Hockey      Teams may not have the usual 20-22 game regular season schedule. But the 2020-2021 hockey season will happen and begin on time with pre-season practices having started on Monday, November 30th. Expect there to be some modifications in order for the games to be played. New...

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