Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The Orioles, Chickadees, Her-ricanes and Magic Cats took their first official swings for the season this past weekend. Got any photos to share?
Opening Day for the Parkway Girls Softball League took place on Sunday, April 14 with two games being played at Hynes Field. The U-13 Orioles, which won the PGSL Championship last year, defeated the Chickadees, 16-4. In the U-10 league, the Magic Cats beat the Her-ricanes, 12-0. Did you take photos of the games, or will be taking photos of the season? Attach them to this article or submit them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, April 15, 2013
Reports and updates on the reported explosions on Boylston Street near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
Reports and pictures from the reported explosions at the Boston Marathon today are coming in via Twitter and Facebook. Reload this article as Patch pulls together more reports from social media.
Today is Patriot's Day and the 2013 Boston Marathon kicks off in Hopkinton - cheer on all the runners, but especially those from West Roxbury!
The following is a list from the Boston Athletic Association's website of residents from West Roxbury running the 2013 Boston Marathon. Check back later to see a list of how they finished.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Roslindale's Keith Shields reminisces about running marathons in Philly, Boise, Tulsa, and of course, Boston.
Parkway Running Club's Keith Shields, of Roslindale, is running the Boston Marathon for his 15th consecutive year! He talked about his DNA, the Scream Tunnel in Wellesley, and his love for running with Patch. Patch: Why are you running the 2013 Boston Marathon? Shields: I'm running the Boston Marathon because the Marathon has become a part of who I am, it's become a part of my DNA. I love training for it, I love the camaraderie with Parkway Running Club friends, who also run every year. I love the prestige of the race. The Boston Marathon weekend is one of, if not my favorite weekends of the year. Patch: How many times have you run the Boston Marathon, and what was your fastest time? Do you have a set time you'd like to make this year…
Friday, April 12, 2013
Connolly runs with the memorial card of Father Dan Kennedy, who passed away five years ago, and was a Parkway Running Club member.
Parkway Running Club's Colleen Connolly, of West Roxbury, is running the 2013 Boston Marathon and answered questions about training, what she thinks about while running and chicken parmesan. Patch: What made you want to run in the 2013 Boston Marathon? Connolly: Running the Boston Marathon has always been a dream. I remember watching the runners cross the finish line on Boylston Street as a teenager and thinking it would be really cool to run the marathon someday. I ran the Chicago Marathon in October 2012 and decided I would try running Boston. I am very excited and nervous, but mostly excited. Patch: How and where did you train? Do you have any superstitions, or particular things you needed? Connolly: I trained …
Monday, March 18, 2013
The pucks were flying, the sticks were slapping, and the kids had a ball at the 6th annual Shamrock Shootout in West Roxbury.
On Saturday the 6th annual Shamrock Shootout street hockey tournament took place on Temple Street in West Roxbury. Photographer Paul Treseler was there snapping shots of all the action on and off the sidelines.
The Temple Street neighborhood celebrated the 6th annual Shamrock Shootout in West Roxbury on Saturday.
Temple Street was packed on Saturday with hockey-stick wielding youths at the 6th annual Shamrock Shootout in West Roxbury. The annual St. Patrick's Day weekend street hockey tournament is one of the most beloved neighborhood traditions. Photographer superstar Paul Treseler took these photos of the 6th annual Shamrock Shootout.
Clinics in wrestling, hockey, basketball, baseball and football will be offered at Catholic Memorial this summer.
Attention Parkway athletes, want to focus on, and hone your games this summer? Catholic Memorial School's veteran coaching staffs will be leading five summer clinics in wrestling, hockey, basketball, baseball, and football. For more information, please contact the athletics department at 617-469-8000 or visit the athletics home page at CatholicMemorial.org and click on "Summer Clinics."
Saturday, March 16, 2013
The 6th Annual Shamrock Shootout on Temple Street took place today in West Roxbury.
The 6th annual Shamrock Shootout took place today in West Roxbury on Temple Street in West Roxbury. Boston Mayor Menino was there, as was Congressman Stephen Lynch - and more importantly - lots of hockey-playing kids! There were plenty of parents, grandparents, aunties, uncles, and friends out there snapping photos - please share them by attaching them to this article.
The 6th annual St. Patrick's Day weekend street hockey event is taking place today in the Temple Street neighborhood.
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino is scheduled to attend today's 6th annual Shamrock Shootout in West Roxbury. While Boston Mayor Thomas Menino hasn't declared whether he'll be seeking re-election - the Temple Street area, where the shootout takes place - is a big John Connolly neighborhood. Connolly, an at-large city councilor, announced his mayoral candidacy earlier this month, lives in West Roxbury. Connolly has hammered the Menino administration on the recent student assignment plan, calling it "a lost opportunity for our children". And the Shamrock Shootout will be packed with families with elementary-aged children. The Shamrock Shootout begins at 10:30 a.m. at Temple and Sherbrook streets in West Roxbury. So is this a campaign move for …