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Aidan Wilde shares his views on his baseball... With three games left in the regular season, Tommy Cassell sits down and talks with Milford High junior Aidan Wilde about the Scarlet Hawks’ baseball season.This season, Wilde is playing third base and is one of the team’s right-handed pitchers. He was a Daily News All-Star for baseball his freshman and sophomore years. "I can have fun at any position. It is really about where my coach puts me," [...]

New local sports podcast to premiere Tommy Cassell, a sports reporter with the MetroWest Daily News and Milford Daily News, is starting his own podcast.Each week, he is going sit down with one of the major players in high school sports from the region to talk about their interest in sports, their high school and their lives outside of sports. This is a chance to hear from the players you see on the field, as well as the coaches, athletic directors and alumni who got their start on the fields throughout the region. [...]

Field improvement group plans Spring Fling The North Attleborough Athletic Community Fund has announced plans for its first annual Spring Fling, which will help raise funds for the new turf field planned for the high school.The group said they hope to hold numerous other fundraisers in the coming months and years.The Spring Fling will be held Thursday, June 15, at Bella Sarno Ristorante at 7 p.m.The enhancements at the [...]

POLL: How far will the Celtics go in the playoffs? Will the Celts conquer the Cavaliers and move a step closer to an 18th NBA championship? Vote in our poll below.

Celebrating Latino baseball heritage in... FRAMINGHAM — Seven-year-old Nicholas Adelman has always wanted to meet a professional baseball player. On Saturday, he met one of the greats, Luis Tiant, who pitched for the Red Sox from 1971 to 1978. Tiant, who is known for his unorthodox windup, was the featured guest at "Latinos and Baseball: In the Barrios and the Big Leagues," hosted by Framingham State University, in partnership with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History."I [...]

North Attleborough Athletic Community... NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH — North Attleborough Athletic Community Fund has accepted a donation from the Monday Night Gridiron Club, the booster group that supports the high school football program.On April 2, Gridiron Club President Ray Lang presented NAACF President Derek Folan and North Attleborough High School head football coach Don Johnson with a check for $7,500. With this donation, the NAACF has raised 40 percent of its $100,000 goal to help support the new turf field [...]

Turf field project gets boost from Gridiron Club In another major step toward its fundraising goal, the North Attleborough Athletic Community Fund fund has accepted a donation from the Monday Night Gridiron Club, the booster group that supports the high school football program.On April 2, Gridiron Club President Ray Lang presented fund  President Derek Folan and North Attleborough High School Head Football Coach Don Johnson with a check for $7,500.With [...]

Angel Fund Vintage Gold Scramble... PLAINVILLE — The Angel Fund Vintage Gold Scramble will take place at a 9 a.m. May 20 at the Wentworth Hills Country Club, 27 Bow St. The event will be a scramble with 18 holes, with a long-distance contest, putting contest and a closest-to-pin contest.Food will be included, and vintage equipment will be provided. Proper dress is suggested. Cost: $100 per person, checks must be sent payable to Excelsior Lodge, 37 Cottage St., Medway, MA 20253, no later than three [...]

WATCH: Scenes, sounds of the Boston Marathon More than 30,000 runners hit the streets of MetroWest and the Boston area April 17 for the 121st Boston Marathon.Check out some of our best pictures from along the route from Hopkinton to Boston, including sounds collected on the course on Marathon Monday. You will hear announcer Brian Hoffman, Katherine Switzer - the first woman to enter and complete the Boston Marathon - and Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford of the United States Marine Corps welcoming runners [...]

Aaron Hernandez dead after hanging self in... Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder and was acquitted last week in a 2012 double slaying, has committed suicide in prison.Corrections officers found Hernandez hanging in his cell at 3:05 a.m. at the Souza Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley.Hernandez, 27, was in a single cell in a general population housing unit, officials said. [...]

YOU GET THE PICTURE: Share Boston Marathon... Whether you're cheering from the sidelines or running all 26.2 miles from Hopkinton to Boston, snap some photos along the way and share them with us! Email photos with captions to readerpix@wickedlocal.com.

North Attleborough residents run Boston... A total of 23 runners from North Attleborough completed one of the world’s premiere races on Monday by finishing the 2017 Boston Marathon.They were joined by 21 runners from Attleboro and six from Plainville.Andrew Mingo was the fastest North resident to cross the finish line on Boylston Street, according to the Boston Athletic Association, clocking in at 03:19:12.Deidra [...]

This is our race: American runners on why... BOSTON – Greg Meyer won three big-city American marathons during his long-distance running career. One always stands out.“People only care if you won Boston. It drives the people in Chicago crazy,” Meyer said. “Even when I go there, they don’t introduce me as the Chicago winner, they introduce me as the Boston Marathon winner.”Meyer claimed victory in the 1983 Boston Marathon at a time when an American winning was routine. He stood as [...]

Find all of our Boston Marathon coverage on... Runners from around the world are preparing to gather on April 17 in Hopkinton to make their way 26.2 miles into Boston.The Boston Marathon starts just after 9:15 a.m. with the women's push-rim wheelchair competitors. Waves of thousands of runners will follow them.This international event is also Wicked Local. Runners from nearly every Massachusetts community will take to the course.Which is why we’ve collected everything you need on a special [...]

PawSox envision smaller stadium than league... PROVIDENCE, R.I. — When Dan Rea III shared renderings and the vision for a mini Fenway Park in Pawtucket last week, the baseball executive spoke about how his boss, PawSox Chairman Larry Lucchino, pioneered the philosophy decades ago for building smaller, more intimate ballparks.If the Triple-A baseball team is successful building a new stadium on one of two Pawtucket locations, to replace the aging McCoy Stadium, the new ballpark [...]

PawSox planning ‘100 percent... Team officials, who are considering two sites in Pawtucket, have released renderings for a new ballpark that would re-create the famed Green Monster wall and the exact field dimensions at Boston’s Fenway Park.

Tom Brady's recovered Super Bowl jersey on... Tom Brady's game-worn jersey joins nine other game-used artifacts from the Patriots 28-24 Super Bowl XLIX win over the Seattle Seahawks.

INTERACTIVE TIMELINE: Boston Marathon makes... For 120 years, runners have pounded the pavement to complete the Boston Marathon. On April 17, more than 30,000 runners will take to the course for the 121st race.Check out this timeline of some of the historic moments during the run's history including women being allowed to run, the start of the wheelchair competition and moving the starting line to Hopkinton. [...]

POLL: How far will the Red Sox go this season? The Red Sox won the first game of the regular season, defeating the Pirates 5-3. Will Boston be back in the playoffs? Vote in our poll below.

Joe Andruzzi Foundation announces Boston... NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH — The Joe Andruzzi Foundation announced that David Lennox, a native of North Attleborough, will run in this year’s Boston Marathon in support of the foundation’s mission.Members of Team JAF — the foundation’s Boston Marathon team — have received bibs in exchange for pledging to fundraise on behalf of the organization through the 2017 John Hancock Non-Profit Program. Running in memory of his own Dad’s battle with [...]

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