Category Archives: Sports

Goodbye Champ- Remembering Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali has passed. As a boxer his achievements were staggering, but his force of personality and personal charisma brought him status that far exceeded boxing, making him a worldwide icon. Although Ali today is beloved it was not always … Continue reading

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Remembering Foreman-Lyle

Many know that I have been a boxing fan for my entire life. So the political blog takes a look back at one of the greatest heavyweight fights that I have ever seen, the non-title bout between George Foreman and … Continue reading

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Rocky Marciano Honored

Rocky Marciano was honored today with a 22 foot statue unveiled in the City of Champions, Brockton, Massachusetts. A big crowd, with many boxing luminaries, celebrated the statue and the achievements of the only heavyweight champion to retire undefeated. A … Continue reading

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They Caught Em, We Didn't

Super Bowl match-ups between two evenly matched teams come down to execution at critical times. The Patriots actually played a pretty good defensive game, and I do not believe you can fault the Belichek game plan. The Giants simply made … Continue reading

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Central Catholic State Champions

Congratulations to the Central boys, who won the Division 1 State Championship last night, defeating St Johns 56-55 behind senior Carson Desrosiers, who hit the winner with five seconds left on the clock. It truly was a great game, with … Continue reading

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Central Catholic, the Beast of the East

Central Catholic became the Eastern Massachusetts Division 1 Boys Basketball Champion last night, defeating Madison Park 59-50 at the TD Garden last night. Central was led by senior Carson Desrosiers, who turned in a huge performance on both ends of … Continue reading

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Methuen Resident Jeff Paolino Groundskeeper of Year

Methuen resident Jeff Paolino, the head groundskeeper for the Lowell Spinners, has been honored as the groundskeeper of the year. Jeff recently attended a Methuen City Council meeting, where we recognized his excellence with a mayoral citation. Congratulations Jeff! The … Continue reading

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