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Lunenburg goalie Griffin Caiozzo makes a save while Crusader Ben Lyons (#14) and Hunter Wolfrey hope for a rebound. Photo courtesy Robert Mingolelli

 

Field Hockey • Tyngsboro 5, G-D 0 It was scoreless at the 0-0 at the half but the Tigers at home on turf are a difficult match. Katy Paveglio and Hannah Erickson played an outstand- ing defensive game but couldn’t hold out. Ashleigh Siciliano, in goal, was outstanding in net with 20 saves...

The undefeated Crusader Boys soccer team has a record of 4-0.  In recent action, Zach Elmasri #18 moves on the offense in game against Parker Charter. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

 
by Robert Mingolelli   In an interview with Varsity Football Coach Tom Sousa, he reported that football practice started Wednesday, September 14, but the Friday session was canceled because of the weather. The plan is to practice two days per week, normally Monday and Wednesday. Mid-Wach...

As of October 19, 2020, the Groton-Dunstable golf team has a record of 7-1 . Ethan Loomis powers into a drive on the third hole at Groton Country Club. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

Golf • GD 35, No. Middlesex 19      Ethan Loomis shot 1-over 36 and Nick Towle followed with a 38 at Groton CC to lead the host Crusaders past North Middlesex. Jake Brown (39), Neil Prestia (41), Tom Joyner (42), Will Conway (42). Record: GD (4-1), NM (2-2). GD 35.5, Lunenburg 18.5      ...
Competitions should be dual meets only until further guidelines are given. Staggered start times mean clusters of runners take off together, usually spaced 3-5 minutes apart with a possibility of 8-10 athletes at a time and runners spaced 6 feet apart individually.      Adding to the...

Senior Riley Heulings (white jersey) has been a stalwart on defense for the Crusaders' varsity field Hockey team. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

10/15 4:00 p.m. Boys soccer, GD vs Parker Charter @GDRHS 4:00 p.m. Girls soccer, Groton Dunstable vs Charter @ Antietam Field (Devens) 10/16 3:30 p.m. Girls/Boys cross country, Groton Dunstable vs Tyngsborough @ Tyngs Elementary 3:30 p.m. Boys Golf, GD vs Littleton @ GCC 10/20 4:00 p.m.,...

In the team's season opener, Jackie Gervais (#4) scored both goals in Groton-Dunstable's 2-1 win over Lunenburg. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

Field Hockey • Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at Groton Littleton 4, G-D 2      Littleton field hockey trailed 2-0 at the half but rallied, scoring four unanswered goals, defeating Groton-Dunstable, 4-2. “Very disappointing,” said G-D Coach Rachel Connerty. Tigers’ Brittney Iverson fueled the comeback...

GD keeper Ashleigh Siciliano kicks out a shot in field hockey season opener against Tyngsborough. Despite 13 saves by Siciliano, GD fell to the visiting Tigers, 3-1. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

The MIAA Hockey Committee spent significant time this past Wednesday discussing several rule changes but two in particular that would make the biggest impact.      The MIAA Hockey Committee and Massachusetts State Hockey Association have been pushing for a 17 minute period option in the past,...

Mid-fielder Faith Kosiba (#18) drills a shot in soccer action against Lunenburg. Photo by Robert Mingolelli.

 

Coach Sean Murphy, 4th year varsity coach, additional 3 yrs. coaching JV. Record last year 7 wins, 5 losses, 8 ties including one playoff win and one playoff loss (First playoff appearance in 6 yrs.) Key Losses to graduation Bianca Resca, Jillian VanPelt, Maggie Jiser, Sarah Bushnell...
It is encouraging to see sports starting back however, the modifications are significant. I have been in frequent communication with Athletic Director Matt Ricard about what we will be allowed to do this fall. We hope to begin working with the kids around by the end of October.      Regarding...

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