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Groton Pick-Up Softball takes the field as they do every Sunday morning, hours before getting together again for their annual barbecue. Photo by Matt Detora

By Matt Detora Before the morning dew dries from Cow Pond Field, the Groton Pick-Up Softball players lace up their cleats and warm-up for their weekly game. The teams are quickly determined by randomly tossing everyone's glove into two piles. The home side takes the field and the game is underway....

Tim Mahan at PMC Sturbridge start. Courtesy photo

By Brian Medeiros and Tim Mahan (edited Robert Mingolelli) On August 6 and 7, 2022, more than 6,000 riders, pedaled in the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC)  with the goal of topping last year’s record-breaking gift and raising $66 million for cancer research and patient care at the Dana-Farber Cancer...
By Matt Detora Groton-Dunstable is pleased to welcome Mo Souisse as the next Boys Varsity Soccer Coach. Mo is a full-time coach at the club level and is currently the Performance Director for Aztec Soccer, where he joined in 2017. As the Performance Director, he is directly responsible for the...

Gus Khawati takes a slap shot from the blue line. Photo by Alisa Plotkin

Julia Furman, Lauren Haggerty, and Gabby Gillette pass the ball up the field on the attack.  Photo by Heather Plotkin

 

Groton Senior Golf League’s Team 8, including Paul Egan, Mary Jennings, Gerry Crowe and Fred Kobs, had a strong  showing in the July 12 scramble finishing fifth out of 12 teams. Photo courtesy Robert Mingolelli

Chris Volante (right) and Jerry Helsing (left) rack up the miles on the Rail Trail during their regular training session with Volante Running."Not only is he my coach, but he's one of my best friends" - Jerry Helsing, Client. Photo by Matt Detora.

by Matt Detora As the sun set over the Groton Rail Trail, Coach Chris Volante and Pepperell Auxiliary Police Sergeant Jerry Helsing began their regular training session with Volante Running. Chris Volante is a three-season Varsity Head Coach for Groton Dunstable's Cross Country, Indoor, and Outdoor...

Groton-Dunstable senior Jenna Beauchain and sophomore Zach Romich put the time in at coach Phil Unger's Strength and Conditioning Club held this past summer. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 "The GD Strength and Conditioning Club" presented through the Groton-Dunstable Community Ed Program is coordinated by Phil Unger, a Physical Education/Health teacher at Groton-Dunstable High School. This is the 12th year he has run the program. The purpose is to give high school or soon to be high...

Groton Dunstable hires James Creed as head coach of the varsity football program. Photo: Wicked Local; Matt Frazer

Groton-Dunstable Regional High School is pleased to welcome James Creed as the Head Coach of the Varsity Football Program. Coach Creed formerly headed the Nashoba Tech program, where he remains the school's Dean of Students. He'll be taking over a GD program coming off a 2-9 season, but will be...

Girls D1 U16 winners of this year's Nashoba Valley Youth Soccer League (NVYSL) Photo by Nancy Ohringer

Nashoba Cup held at the Cow Pond Fields this past weekend.

Pictured, from left to right:  Front Row: London Casavecchia, Alexa Hardy, Emma Shortsleeve, Alyssa Peeters, Captain Mia Trawick and Leah Sheintsvit.

Back Row:  Asst. Coach Andy Casavecchia, River Solomon, Cassie Prechtl, Lindsay Ketelhohn, Camryn Lesser, Hannah Stark, Captain Ava Buchman, Estella Johnston, Savannah Kuliesis, Asst. Coach Sten Peeters and Head Coach Miles Salyer.

Not pictured: Claudia Dutile, Emerson Mcadam, Kylee Palmer.  The hard work and determination of these girls has paid off as they’ve earned a spot in the Mass Tournament of Champions (States)!

The girls finished the season winning the NVYSL Championship and taking home the trophy. Their job is not yet done as they’re ready to now take on the best in MA this weekend at MTOC at the MYSA (MA Youth Soccer Assn.) fields in Lancaster!

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