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Video: Hillers Baseball & Softball Update 4-18-2019

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-On Wednesday April 10th, Hillers baseball took on Holliston. Hillers led 2 to 1 heading into the bottom of the 5th and would add 2 more runs on to the lead. Hopkinton went on to take the game 9 to 1. Hillers Baseball then went on to beat Ashland and Barnstable but fell in a road game to Bishop Feehan. The Hillers are currently 4 and 1 on the season after a 10 to 3 road win over Nauset on Thursday, April 18th.

Video: Hillers Boys & Girls Outdoor Track 2019 Preview

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Hopkinton Hillers Boys and Girls Track are currently 2 and 0 on the Season. Both teams took home wins versus Medfield and Westwood. The Girls team is led by 2nd year Head Coach, Jean Cann while the Boys team is led by 1st year Head Coach, Brian Prescott.

In the below video, I caught up with both coaches and the Captains of the Girls team, Ashley Donnelly and Abbi Fischer.

Video: Elmwood Students Meet Elite Kenyan Runners

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John Hancock once again brought some elite Kenyan runners to visit Elmwood with the Scholars & Stars program. Below, view the annual ceremony and also news segment of the event.

News Segment:

Hopkinton Marathon Committee to Honor Veterans on Patriots’ Day at 123rd Boston Marathon Start

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In honor of Patriots’ Day, the Hopkinton Marathon Committee (HMC) honors local veterans at the start of the Boston Marathon each year. Patriots’ Day, an annual civic holiday, commemorates the Battles of Lexington and Concord, the first battles of the American Revolutionary War. Each year, since its start in 1897, the Boston Marathon has taken part of Patriots’ Day. This year’s honored patriots at the start of the Boston Marathon will be Russell Phipps, Sr., Betty Branagan, and Frank Torento, all of Hopkinton.

Hopkinton Marathon Committee Selects Starters for 123rd Boston Marathon

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The Hopkinton Marathon Committee (HMC) has selected starters for Waves Two through Four for the 123rd Boston Marathon. The Boston Athletic Association has granted the HMC this honor since 2006. This year, on the Hopkinton Marathon Committee’s 40th Anniversary, the HMC has chosen a beloved Hopkinton native, a high-ranking military official, and a former HMC chairperson. Rosalie Baker-Brown will start Wave Two, General James McConville will start Wave Three, and Bob Champney will start Wave Four.

Video: Hillers Boys & Girls Lacrosse Open Season in Holliston

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On Friday April 5th, Hopkinton Hillers Boys & Girls Lacrosse played a double header in Holliston against the Panthers. The Hiller Boys took their game 17 to 8 while the Girls captured an overtime victory over the Panthers 8 to 7.

On April 9th the Boys captured a 17 to 5 victory over Ashland and currently stand at 2 and 0. The Girls team lost a close game to Natick on April 9th, 11 to 10 but took down Ashland the following day 18 to 3. Senior Captain, Lydia Rudden officially surpassed 200 career points in the win versus Ashland.

View highlights below!

Hopkinton Hillers Sports Update 4-10-2019

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Baseball:
-Hopkinton wins season opener 9 to 1 over Holliston
Stephen Simoes and Ryan Kester both score a pair of runs in the Hillers victory. Cole Glassburn pitched 3 scoreless innings to earn the save. Hopkinton plated 5 runs in the bottom of the 6th. Hillers start off 1-0, Holliston 0-1.

Video: 2019 Hopkinton Hillers Softball Preview

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Last season, Hillers Softball finished 13 and 8 overall, 1 and 1 in the playoffs. This year they have some great experience returning to the roster including Captains, Emily Whelan and Katy Holly. The Hillers have a new yet familiar face at Head Coach this year in Shannon Allberry. Allberry has a wide array of experience with the Hiller program and coached the JV team last season.

Video: Hopkinton Hillers Boys & Girls Lacrosse Previews

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Last season both the Hopkinton Boys and Girls Lacrosse teams made the playoffs. The Boys team finished 11 and 8 and fell in the 1st round to Medfield in the post season while the Girls went 11 and 9 overall and 1 and 1 in playoff action.

In the below video, HCAM news caught up with Boys Head Coach, Dan Norton and this years captains: Luke MacDonald, Zach Frank and Dan Sage. We also talked with Girls Head Coach, Katelyn Barry and Captains, Sydney MacDonald and Lydia Rudden.

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