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Holy Cross Women’s Basketball – Bill Gibbons Intensity

Holy Cross Women’s Basketball – Bill Gibbons Intensity

If you think 27 years might dampen a coach’s passion for their basketball team you would be wrong when it comes to Bill Gibbons, coach of the Women’s Basketball Team at Holy Cross.  My family and I love to attend College sports games around Massachusetts and we had the pleasure of attending 2 Women’s Basketball […]

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Randolph Brings More Excitement to Holy Cross

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Randolph Brings More Excitement to Holy Cross

The Holy Cross Crusaders are on the verge of winning first place in the Patriot League.  Tomorrow they face the Lafayette Leopards in what is one of the most anticipated games in recent Holy Cross Football.  Both teams have identical records of 8-1 overall and 4-0 in the Patriot League. Quarterback Dominic Randolph continues to […]

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Holy Cross Offense Finally Explodes in the 4th Quarter

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Holy Cross Offense Finally Explodes in the 4th Quarter

If you were at the Holy Cross versus Georgetown game this Saturday and left before the fourth quarter you might have been wondering if the offense was going to break through in the red zone.  Sader Nation breathed a sigh of relief when they finally did and seemed to shake off what might have been […]

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Worcester Tree Lighting 2012 – Worcester Common Oval Grand Opening

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Worcester Tree Lighting 2012 – Worcester Common Oval Grand Opening

Move over Rockefeller Center, tonight the Worcester Common Oval will be officially open for skating.  As part of the annual Worcester Festival of Lights the rink is finally opening for public ice skating.  Even without the rink this event is a must for Holiday fans.  The festivities will open with singing of course brought to […]

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Assumption College Brings in New Leadership

Assumption College Brings in New Leadership

Time isn’t standing still for Assumption College.  As this Worcester based college continues to grow it announced this week that it has named a new provost and vice-president of academic affairs.  The college recently announced that Dr. Francis Lazarus of the University of Dallas will start work at the position starting June 15th. He has […]

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Worcester Area Colleges Commencement Season 2010

Worcester Area Colleges Commencement Season 2010

This weekend Worcester area colleges continue to confer degrees to their graduates.  If you look at the 13 major Worcester area colleges 5 will be holding commencement ceremonies this weekend May 15th and May 16th. The commencement season kicked off this past weekend with Senator Scott Brown speaking at Nichols College.  It was one of […]

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President Obama Recognizes Worcester Area Colleges

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President Obama Recognizes Worcester Area Colleges

President Obama announced the winners of the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll recently.  I am proud to say four Worcester Colleges made it to the list. The initiative was started in 2006 to recognize colleges and universities that contribute to their communities in significant ways.  An important part of it is volunteerism. […]

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WPI’s New Gym A Welcome Addition to Worcester

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WPI’s New Gym A Welcome Addition to Worcester

The Worcester Business Journal reported today that WPI is issuing bonds through MassDevelopment to build modern sports and recreation facilities. Currently budgeted at $56million it will be competitive with many of the modern sports and recreation facilities that have been built recently by the likes of Boston University and MIT. WPI has put together a […]

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Awareness of Breast Cancer Key to Survival

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Awareness of Breast Cancer Key to Survival

Though October is coming to a close we should not stop spreading the word about breast cancer.  Statistics have shown that the increasing awareness has helped to decrease mortality rates at least for White females.  Sadly mortality rates have risen for African-American women. Awareness leads to realizing that you need to know more about breast […]

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Worcester “Represents” at Head of Charles

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Worcester “Represents” at Head of Charles

If you aren’t from Worcester you may not see it as a good place for the sport of rowing but you would be wrong.  Lake Quinsigamond has been the home of competitive rowing since 1857.  This past weekend I spent some time covering the Head of the Charles Regatta on the Charles River.  This prestigious […]

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Crusaders’ Randolph Makes it 3-0

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Crusaders’ Randolph Makes it 3-0

The Holy Cross Crusaders were not phased by Harvard’s initial 79 yard drive to score the first touchdown of the game.  Dominic Randolph calmly brought his team down the field directing traffic like a wily old veteran to match Harvard’s TD. Both teams had something to prove on Saturday.  Harvard, last year’s Ivy League Champion […]

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Worcester Tornadoes – Great for the Family

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Worcester Tornadoes – Great for the Family

The Worcester Tornadoes in their 5th year are still providing great family entertainment at prices that won’t break the bank.  Minor league baseball has long been a great option for families looking to catch a baseball game without having to take a loan out to pay for it.  In today’s economy teams like the Worcester […]

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President McAleese Lays Wreath at Worcester City Hall

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President McAleese Lays Wreath at Worcester City Hall

As mentioned in the last post President McAleese was to visit Worcester on Memorial Day.  I did not think we would be able to make the wreath laying ceremony in Worcester but we happened to be out and about in Central Massachusetts and the timing was great.  My husband’s background is Irish so having our […]

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