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Video: Keep Smilin 4 Abbie Hosts 6th Annual Field Hockey Event

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Keep Smilin 4 Abbie recently hosted their 6th annual Field Hockey event at Teamworks in Northborough. Hopkinton alumni and current players participated as well as several surrounding towns. The event drew a big turnout and raised a good amount of funds to help stop Anaphylaxis. View more about the organization at: www.keepsmilin4abbie.org and view scenes from the event in the video below.

Video: Interview with Lauren Anderson Fundraiser Hosts

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In the below video, I sat down with Kathy Kilduff and Curran Leahy-Lonigro to talk about the Lauren Anderson Memorial Fundraiser.

“A sparkle.” That is how people who knew Lauren Anderson would have described her. Lauren and her family – parents Riki and Bob and sisters Amy and Julie - moved to Hopkinton in 1983. They quickly embraced the advantages of living in a small, family-oriented town of what was then about 6,000 people.

Video: Ashland Legion Post 77 State Finals Run Recap

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On Tuesday July 30th, Post 77 took advantage of several fielding miscues by Lawrence and took the game 14 to 6. The win over Lawrence put Ashland into the final day of the state tournament at Fino Field in Milford.

After a Wednesday rain-out, Post 77 would play Thursday in the State Semi-Finals versus Sandwich. Luke Gustavson pitched a complete game shutout and Post 77 took the 3-0 win. About an hour later, it was State Championship time for Ashland versus Lawrence. Post 77 fell in the pitchers dual 2 to 0. Ashland Post 77's season comes to an end with 21 wins and 5 losses.

Small Town With a Big Heart: Lauren Anderson Memorial Fundraiser

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“A sparkle.” That is how people who knew Lauren Anderson would have described her. Lauren and her family – parents Riki and Bob and sisters Amy and Julie - moved to Hopkinton in 1983. They quickly embraced the advantages of living in a small, family-oriented town of what was then about 6,000 people.

LAUREN’S STORY
Lauren was five years old when she arrived in Hopkinton. According to her mother, Riki, from a young age, Lauren was always determined, set goals for herself and achieved those goals through perseverance.

Video: Ashland Legion Baseball Day 2 and 3 State Tournament Recap

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On Sunday July 28th, Ashland Legion fell to Sandwich 2 to 1 on day 2 of the Legion Baseball State tournament at Fino Field in Milford. Despite a solid complete game effort from Owen Ward on the mound, Post 77 failed to get the bats going.

Video: Ashland Legion Defeats Shrewsbury in Day 1 of 2019 State Tournament

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On Saturday, Post 77 and Shrewsbury kicked off the Legion Baseball State Tournament at Fino Field in Milford. Shrewsbury scored a run in each of the first 3 innings and led 3-0 until the bottom of the 5th. Post 77 put up a pair of runs in the bottom of the inning and then scored 4 more in the bottom of the 6th to claim the 6-3 victory. Ashland will next take on Sandwich, Sunday July 28th 5pm at Fino Field.

View highlights and Post Game Interviews from todays Ashland-Shrewsbury game below!

Video: Ashland Legion Advances to State Tournament!

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On Tuesday July 23rd, Post 77 fell to Lowell at Hopkinton High School turf fields 3 to 2 and that forced an elimination game at Mahan Field in Natick Wednesday night.

The game was tied up at 2 until a four run Post 77 rally in the Bottom of the 3rd. Ashland ended up taking the win 6 to 2 and captured their 2nd Zone 5 title in the past 3 seasons. View highlights below!

Video: Ashland Legion Post 77 Wins First 2 Playoff Games in Natick

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On Saturday July 20th, Post 77 took down Hudson via a mercy in 5 innings 10 to 0. Brandon Grover went 4 for 4 at the plate with 2 stolen bases, 2 Rbi's and scored 3 runs. Owen Ward pitched the complete game and stuck out 3 hitters and gave up just 3 hits.

Video: Ashland Legion Baseball Week in Review 7-14 through 7-19

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On Sunday July 14th, Ashland suffers 1st league loss, 3-0 vs Billerica. On Monday July 15th, Ashland took down Hudson 9 to 2 and clinched the 1 seed in the zone 5 playoffs. On Tuesday July 16th, the Post 77 bats strike once again with a 10 to 3 win over Waltham. On Thursday July 18th, Ashland closes the season with a 6 to 1 loss to Natick but discover a Catcher who can play a very good second base.

View highlights and post game interviews from a busy week of Post 77 Baseball below!

Video: Ashland Legion Stuns Lowell 7-11-2019

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On Thursday night, Lowell hosted Ashland Legion at Ashland Middle School due to a field conflict in Lowell. Ashland Legion was trailing 5 to 2 heading into the top of the 5th, a pair of throwing errors on a Cole Glassburn grounder allowed 2 Post 77 runs to score to make it a 5-4 game. Lowell added a run in the Bottom of the 6th and Post 77 found themselves trailing 6 to 4 and down to their final 3 outs.

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