Spring Season is Over

Spring season ends for high school teams: The Hull High girls varsity lacrosse team was outed in the second round of the MIAA state tournament with a 20-1 loss at Dover-Sherborn. Thus, the spring season has ended, but not before the announcement of postseason awards. Hull teams earned individual South Shore League All-Star selections. The…

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Girls lacrosse still rolling

The Hull High School girls varsity lacrosse team has won seven in a row to improve to 7-2 (3-1 SSL) after wins on the road over Fontbonne and Rockland. Last Friday, Hull defeated host Fontbonne, 16-9. Grace Grosso tallied four goals, Nina Tiani had three goals, and Maeve White, Elly Thomas, and Fallon Ryan added…

April 14, 2022 Hull Sports – In the Sportlight

Popular baseball tournament returns this weekend: It wasn’t just the day-to-day practice and games that COVID struck out during the past two years. The virus threw a curve ball at special sports events as well, including the Brian F. O’Donnell Memorial Baseball Tournament, which had been hosted by Hull High School during Patriots Day weekend…

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Track teams can’t keep pace

 Both the Hull-Cohasset boys and girls outdoor track teams dropped their opening meet results with losses at Norwell on Monday. The girls lost 87-45, despite a few impressive individual performances. Liz Luggelle took first place in the shot put, Veronica Fleming was second in both the long jump and 200 meters, Mattie Tuchman was second…

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The Way We Were

The past two spring seasons have not been what high school sports fans have been used to. Covid wiped out the 2020 season, while 2021 saw a cautious crawl back to normal. This spring, however, everything is looking like a hit song by Barbara Streisand- The Way We Were. The boys varsity baseball team got…

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Love of baseball connects two worlds: It started out as a volunteer vacation. It has grown into a mission of passion for Hull resident Craig Welence.

In January 2005, Welence brought his son along on a medical mission trip where they were introduced to a Dominican physician who had a part-time job teaching English to Boston Red Sox-signed players in the DR. In turn, they met numerous MLB and Dominican League players, which inspired them to create a trip for their…

Go West, Young Men!

Go west, young men: I can hear the members of the Hoosac Valley athletic community mumbling under their collective breath. They all must be saying, “What the Hull?” Just a few months after the Pirates denied their football team a berth in the Division 8 Super Bowl, Hull showed up again after a three-hour trip…

Track teams bring home more honors.

The outstanding season for the Hull High boys and girls winter track teams was capped off with individual awards. The teams combined to place six athletes on the South Shore League all-star team. The boys all-stars are Matt McCluskey, Ethan Campbell, Tony Alibrandi, and Aidan Murphy, while the girls recipients are Elsie Harper and Mattie…