With the National Hockey League preseason set to commence in just under a month, Boston Bruins mascot “Blades” postponed his hockey hibernation to pay a visit to the Duxbury Free Library last Wednesday.

Sacrificing precious, expendable time during summer vacation might seem sacrileges for a high school student, especially if those hours are ceded on the weekend. On the surface, devoting eight summer Sundays to hard work and improvement doesn’t appear to coincide with fun.

Senior captains Emma Gill and Alex White disappeared in an instant behind a wall of sweaty, victorious humanity.

Nearly 200 sailors hit the water for last weekend’s USA Junior Olympic Sailing Festival held right here on Duxbury Bay. The Duxbury Bay Maritime School (DBMS) hosted the event. 

A countdown clock is ticking on the Duxbury football team website. The instant the digital timekeeper displays all zeros is when the 2015 Massachusetts high school football season can officially commence.

With tryouts for the fall sports season 15 days away, the boys’ soccer team traveled a few exits down the road to attend a pre-season training camp in Kingston. 

Rising seniors Brendan Kates and Jake Reagan were recently announced as Duxbury baseball team captains for the 2016 spring season.

Last week the Duxbury Bay Maritime School (DBMS) announced that it would be having an eighth grade crew program this fall. This announcement comes after the first spring season in which crew was considered a varsity sport at Duxbury High School. 

As the calendar flips to August, the fall sports season is on the horizon. Last week Duxbury’s football team put in some work at the Bridgewater-Raynham passing league to work on its passing attack and defense against squads from B-R and Middleboro High School. 

The Duxbury Recreation Department announced last week that the Alden Street tennis courts will be undergoing a rehabilitation project later this year. 

Marshfield’s Cam Walsh recently collected some hardware for his prowess on the baseball diamond. No, that’s not a typo.

Retired US Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Paul Vancheri lived every Red Sox fan’s dream Monday night as he walked out to the pitcher’s mound at Fenway Park. 

Close your eyes for a second and imagine waking up in a parallel lacrosse universe.

The Duxbury girls’ lacrosse program recently held its post-season awards banquet to recognize and reflect on the team’s numerous athletic accomplishments during the 2015 spring season. Earning team Most Valuable Player honors was junior midfielder K.C. Williams.

 

The sport strength and conditioning summer program for student-athletes kicked off its ninth-year of existence prior to the holiday weekend.