2018 AMERICAN LEGION WORLD SERIES

Braintree ‘town team’ bound for American Legion World Series

15schbraintree -- Braintree catcher Alex Kennedy (center) was presented MVP Trophy for the Northeast Regional tournament from Dick Paster (left), American Legion district chairman. Braintree coach Cam Fox is on right. (Handout)

BRAINTREE LEGION

Featuring 18 Braintree teens, the Post 86 baseball squad took a 13-1 postseason record to Shelby, N.C. on Thursday.

Girls’ lacrosse

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Madison Ahern, Sophia DiCenso, and Elle and Jane Hansen are part of the 36-player group.

HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY

Mount Saint Charles to launch new hockey program

The perennial Rhode Island power will field three midget programs.

MIAA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MIAA aligns rulebooks with NFHS standards

Unanimous vote will bring changes to football, volleyball, and baseball in 2019-20

High school basketball

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/08/04/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/kleinr_05schshooters_05.jpg Needham’s Thomas Shaughnessy takes a parting shot for life

Shaughnessy and Braintree’s Adriana Timberlake reign as best high school shooters in state in winning “A Shot for Life Challenge” in Hanover.

HIGH SCHOOL NOTES

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/13/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/MIAA_17zoretiringads_02_zo.jpg Mike Lahiff hired as Matignon’s director of athletics

The former Watertown AD is a Matignon alum, Class of 1975; Mystic Valley, North Reading make football hires.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

Five-star basketball recruit Terrence Clark transfers to Brewster Academy

The 6-foot-6-inch wing from Dorchester was an all-NEPSAC selection as a freshman at Rivers.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

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The format allows teams to work on offensive concepts without worrying about rushing plays or special teams

High Schools

Final Globe spring Top 20s: Franklin No. 1 in baseball, Taunton tops in softball

BC High and Wellesley ended the year No. 1 in boys’ and girls’ lacrosse.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/23/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/clark_abingtonturnerfalls_062318_2796.jpg Here’s who won the spring high school championships

21 state titles were contested in baseball, softball, lacrosse, tennis, volleyball, and rugby.

Boston, MA - 6/17/2018 - 2017-18 Globe Foundation / Phelps Scholar-Athlete and Athlete of the Year attendees on Sunday. From left: Elle Hansen, Cohasset; Sal Frelick,Lexington; Christian Olivieri, Hull; Christopher McCauliff, Lunenburg; Richard Phelps; Joey Luchetti, Lawrence Academy; Patrick Connaughton; Mason Osorio, TechBoston Academy; Juliette Nadeau, North Reading; Kelsey Qualey, Woburn; Drew Everett, Amesbury; and Tabitha Earls, North Brookfield.

GLOBE FOUNDATION | RICHARD J. PHELPS SCHOLAR-ATHLETE AWARDS

Area’s finest scholar-athletes honored

The Portland Trail Blazers’ Pat Connaughton, a former basketball and baseball Globe All-Scholastic at St. John’s Prep, spoke to this year’s recipients

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ LACROSSE

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/09/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/10schlaxstars_04.jpg Foxborough goalie Jake Addeche has solid net effect

Hockomock League MVP had eight saves to lead Team Shield over Team Hammer, 19-11, in Boston Lax All-American Game.

AAU BASKETBALL

BABC has 3 teams shooting for AAU titles in Orlando

Leo Papile’s 16U squad is coming off a tourney championship at Peach Invitational in Georgia.

57th Agganis All-Star Football Game

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Geoffrey Ingrando of Malden Catholic and Calvin Johnson of St. Mary’s were named game MVPs.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

Right time for Don Herman’s return as Martha’s Vineyard football coach

Two years after retiring, 28-year skipper with five Super Bowl titles is determined to return program to prominence.