Boys and Girls Track Goes to 8-0 against Millis

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Another win for the Boys and Girls Track teams today at the Athletic Center --

Boys: Hopkinton 64 1/2, Millis 21 1/2
Girls: Hopkinton 69, Millis 17

Some first place finishes include Shaun Palmer in the hurdles (6.6), Kyle Gilbreath in the dash (5.4), Shaun Palmer, James LeSuer in the 600 M (1:35.5) and Shane Copley in the 2 Mile (12:00.2)

For the girls, Evelyn Monks in the hurdles (7.6), Jess Scott in the dash (5.9), Madison Calkins in the 1 Mile (5:55.6) and Emily Katz in the 1000 M (3:26.1)

Complete scores for both boys and girls are attached.

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Residents Meet Team Hoyt at Book Signing

Adults, children, runners and non-runners lined up to meet Dick and Rick Hoyt, the inspiring father and son team know as Team Hoyt, at their book signing event on Saturday January 26.

The Hoyts were in Hopkinton at the Red Barn Café at Colella’s Supermarket to promote three books that tell their story, the most recent one called One Letter at Time written by Rick Hoyt. Dick Hoyt spent the morning talking to fans and signing books and posing for photos with his son Rick.

Erica Brown, a reporter for the Hopkinton Independent made a special trip to meet the Hoyts after having interviewed Dick for a story about the bronze statue of Team Hoyt that that will be placed on the Center School lawn.

26.2 Foundation President Michael Neece presented the Hoyts with a copy of a painting by his son Dustin, who painted the Hoyts to commemorate the running of their 30th Boston Marathon. And Susan Marshall of the Hopkinton Public Library obtained signatures for a book spine that will be incorporated into the heritage quilt to help support the library expansion.

“We are so excited because today we actually got the signatures of Rick and Dick Hoyt to put on a spine for the library Heritage Quilt, and the exciting part is they have written three books, we do this for authors, and what better authors can we have than Rick and Dick Hoyt and to have them right here in Hopkinton. We can’t wait to put it into the quilt itself", said Marshall.”

Dale Danahy and her daughter Kelly presented Rick Hoyt with a birthday cake which was shared with those attending the book signing and another small chocolate cake just for Rick who recently celebrated his 51st birthday.

All in all, it was a fun filled morning and a chance for residents to meet and support Dick and Rick Hoyt who said that it was great to be in Hopkinton.

“It’s really great to be in here in Hopkinton," said Dick Hoyt. "All the people here are so great to us. We look forward every year to coming down to Hopkinton and this coming April is going to be our 31st Boston Marathon and it's just going to be so great to see that statue out there. I'd just like to thank everoone from Hopkinton; they're really great people, and in fact, I think we think we should probably buy a house here.”

In addition to the Boston Marathon in April, the Hoyts will be back in Hopkinton on April 8th for the unveiling of the statue at Center School. They will also be visiting the Middle school on Friday, February 1st to speak at an assembly and they’ll be back again to speak on April 4th at an event sponsored by the HPTA.

Hiller Hockey

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The Hiller hockey program almost had it's second straight last period comeback in a week. After the Varsity scored 3 goals in the third against Milford to earn the tie, the JV's were looking to equal the task. Falling behind 2-0, Dan Delaney made a great end to end rush and finished it off with a great pass to Alex Juffras who buried it to put the Hillers on the board. Down 3-1to Ashland in the last period, the sustained fore check made for several chances. With the goalie pulled the Hiller attack again scored as Juffras netted his second of the night from Ryan Cunniff and Will Lindon.

Boys and Girls Track Goes to 7-0 against Holliston

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Another win for the Boys and Girls Track teams today in an away meet against Holliston. For the boys, Tim Bolick took first place in the 600M with a finish time of 1:31.8 and the boys swept the dash with Jack Lampert (5.3), Tim Jenis (5.4) and Aaron Johnson (5.5). The final score was Hopkinton 60, Holliston 26.

In the girls meet, Hopkinton beat Holliston by a score of 54-32. First, second and third place in the hurdles went to the Hillers with Kaylin Albanese coming in first (7.2) followed by Beidleman (7.3) and Belisle (7.5).

Team Hoyt Book Signing This Weekend

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Are you one of those people who have watched Team Hoyt every year in the Boston Marathon and always hoped to be able to meet them? Well, now is your chance. On Saturday, January 26, 2013, from 11:30AM to 1:30PM, Dick and Rick Hoyt will be at Colella's Supermarket in Hopkinton for a book signing. Three books about the Hoyts will be available for sale:

Hiller Hockey, Hopkinton 4, Milford 4

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The Hiller Hockey team showed a tremendous amount of heart yesterday, storming back from a 4-1 deficit starting the 3 period to earn a 4-4 tie with Milford. Falling behind on the first shift of the game, the team was us up and down for the first period and half, before turning on the pressure late in the second. The intensity ratcheted up in the third as the Hillers capitalized on 3 power plays to help earn the tie. Danny Johnson had 2 goals from the point, while defenseman Matt Decina also added one of his own.

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Lady Hiller Cheer Clinic January 26

Come learn jumps, gymnastics, stunts, dance and cheers from the Fall TVL Champions, Regional Runners Up, State Finalists and National Bid Recipient, the Hopkinton Varsity Cheerleaders! They will be hosting a cheer leading clinic for all future cheerleaders, pre-school to 8th grade on Saturday, January 26 at the Hopkinton High School Athletic Center.

Lady Hiller Cheer Clinic
Saturday, January 26
9:30AM to 12:30PM
Cost: $40

To register, please go to

All proceeds will go towards funding the team's trip to Nationals in February!

Go Hillers!

Hiller Hockey

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The Varsity hockey team picked up the victory over the Bellingham Blackhawks in an afternoon tilt in Franklin. Alex Kosheff had his first two Varsity goals to lead the effort. Jordan Carroll, Nick Aggerbeck, and Nikolai Saporoschetz also had goals. Stephen McCluskey in his first game back from injury, had 3 assists on the night. Danny Collins was again solid in net stopping 23 shots. Next up is Milford at 3PM on Monday at Navin.

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Another Win for Hiller Varsity Basketball

Here's the lastest sports report as the Hillers come out on top 55-45 over Westwood on Tuesday, January 15th.

Boston Marathon Number Available - Runner Needed!

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The 300th Anniversary Celebration Committee has an official Boston Athletic Association (BAA) 2013 Boston Marathon Number and needs a runner who is willing to raise money to support the committee.


  • Applicant must raise a minimum of $2,500 all of which will support the town’s 300th Anniversary
  • Applicant must pay the BAA’s Registration Fee separately to the BAA
  • If interested, please contact for further details.


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