Groton Herald Sports Editor Robert Mingolelli expertly captures the action and passion of local school sports.
Top photo: Players on the Groton Dunstable basketball team look on animatedly hoping senior Elias Jiser's (#10) shot will fall.
Bottom: Groton Dunstable junior Kyle Plausse (#4...
Home games @ 7:00p.m.1/10-1/15
• Fri. Jan. 10-
Girls basketball vs. Leomin- ster
• Sat. Jan. 11-
Ice hockey vs. Wachusett @ Groton School rink
• Tues. Jan. 14-
Boys basketball vs. Westbor- ough
• Wed. Jan. 15 -
Ice hockey vs. Algonquin @ Groton School rink
Thomas and Beth Orcutt with their son Thomas who recently signed his letter of intent to run cross country at Merrimack College. Buddies of the outstanding runner share in the occasion. Photo by Robert Mingolelli.
By Robert Mingolelli
“I wanted him to play hockey,” smiled Thomas Orcutt Senior when I asked about Thomas junior’s running passion. Thomas recently signed his letter of intent to run cross country at Merrimack College.
“I wanted to run at a Division 1 college and Merrimack gives me...
• G-D 58, Shepherd Hill 42 (Dec. 18)
Shepherd Hill led by 13 after the first quarter but G-D turned it on after that led by Kyle Plausse (18 pts) and Tim Stark (13 pts).
• G-D 58, Marlborough 55 (Dec. 19, 2019)
Tim Stark (22 points) and Joe O’Malley (12 points) led the...
[Ed Note: The following stories introduce two student-athletes, Veronika Hadamovsky and Ryan Carney. Nancy Ohringer, a 16-year veteran teacher wrote this about these two.
“I have had Veronika and Ryan in class since they came into the Middle School in fifth grade and are now in eighth...
Groton Dunstable 2019-2020 Boys Varsity Basketball Team with Coach Greg Gillette. Back, L-R: Jack Blount, Matt Lamarre, Charley Willis, Tristan Chase, Riley Curran, Zach Millett, Joe O'Malley, Andrew Watkins. Front, L-R : Matt Heinser, Jack Barry, Chris Smith, Matt Plausse, Doug Thompkins, Tim Stark, Elias Jiser. Photo by Robert Mingolelli
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Groton Dunstable Boys Basketball
Coach: Greg Gillette (7th season varsity)
League: Midland Wachusett League Division B.
Record last year: 18–6
Key players graduated: Evan Cook,
Connor Keegan, Brian Scott, Jake Gavel...
by Robert Mingolelli
Former Groton-Dunstable cross country runner Emily Willson had a stellar season running for Denison College (Granville, Ohio).
Denison opened their 2019 season on Aug. 30 as they competed at the Kenyon College Quad Meet hosted in Gambier, Ohio. They were led by...
Boys Winter Track and Field
Coach: Tracey Lewis (2nd year) Groton-Dunstable boys in- door track team is in a rebuild- ing phase. Top distance runner, Eli Kritzer and Jacob Scharn, who competed in field events, sprinting and relays have gradu-
Top returning runners: Thom- as Orcutt,...
Girls Basketball captains: Seniors Abby Eisenklam, Emma Wilson and Jillian Van Pelt
Boys Hockey captains: Seniors Brendan Ferrari, Deaglan Garside, Ian Maguire and Alex Cianci