Off the Post – a catch all column where readers can find news and opinion about local athletes, teams and more! We’ll cover what’s happening with local high school, college, semi-pro and professional teams and dig up news on sports, athletes and events all around Central Massachusetts!
As we go Off the Post again this week, we’ll send congratulations out to the Assumption men's golf team, who were crowned Northeast-10 Conference Champions at the En-Joie Golf Club in Endicott, N.Y. in a rain-shortened event Sunday, Oct. 6.Read More
As we do each week, we’ll first head Off the Post with some local results of note. Last Monday, Sept. 30 in men's soccer Sam Majewski (Quaboag Regional) made 10 saves for Becker, but it wasn't enough as the Hawks lost, 3-2, in double overtime to the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. Jordan Wise opened the scoring for Becker, and Isaiah McCaskill forced OT for the Hawks with a goal in the 86th minute. In women's soccer Chelsea Sedar, Kyra Teixeira and Mariposa Nash-Gibney all scored in Becker's 3-0 win over Eastern Nazarene College. Olivia Sherwood earned her first collegiate clean sheet in the win.Read More
Going off Off the Post we’ll note what was a big week for Assumption's tennis and men's and women's golf teams.Read More
As we once again begin by going Off the Post to update some mentions from last week, Worcester native John Andreoli and Chris Colabello (Assumption College) competed for Team Italy in The European Baseball Championship, which was played last week in Bonn and Solingen, Germany.Read More
Brown could be gold for Patriots
While we usually go Off the Post first and mention some of the athletes with local connections before I toss in my thoughts on a particular subject, with the Antonio Brown story dominating the news there's no way to not begin with that. I had intended today's topic to be about the attempt to draw the Maine Red Claws to Worcester, but we'll put that on the back burner for now.Read More
As we get the ball rolling this week, let's go Off The Post to congratulate the Worcester Fenians for winning the The United States Gaelic Athletic Association Junior B National Hurling Cup a couple weekends ago at the 37th USGAA Finals in Leesburg, Va. After winning the Northeast Junior B final in Canton, Mass. 19-14 (3-10 to 2-8), the Fenians faced the Baltimore Bohemians in the first round in Virginia on Friday, Aug. 23, winning 20-13 (3-11 to 2-7). They then defeated St. Louis in the semi-final with a final score of 32-10 (5-17 to 1-10), moving on to the championship game to face Milwaukee in the Junior B final, where they won 16-13 (0-16 to 1-10). In hurling, goals are worth three points, while hitting the ball, or sliotar, through the goal posts above the goal is worth one point. Thanks to Valerie Courtney of the Fenians for providing the scores.Read More