Assistant Sports Editor

Craig Larson

A 30-year veteran reporting on/coordinating high school sports coverage in the region, Craig Larson is the Globe’s high school and regional sports editor. Prior to his arrival at the Globe in 2006, the West Springfield native served as the sports editor of the MetroWest Daily News in Framingham from 1998-2006, as well as sports editor of the Dedham Transcript and the Caledonian Record.

Latest stories

Field hockey

Walpole, King Philip field hockey coaches launch protest over mixed gender play

By Jenna Ciccotelli , Globe Correspondent

Somerset Berkley juniors Lucas Crook, son of field hockey coach Jen Crook, and Alex Millar targeted for being “bigger, stronger, faster’’ than girls.

MIAA BOYS’ SOCCER SEMIFINALS

Oskar Haeberlein does the trick for Wellesley

By Charlie Wolfson , Globe Correspondent

Bay State Carey MVP tallied a hat trick to extend Raiders’ win streak to 13 games in D1 semifinal win over Lincoln-Sudbury.

MIAA GIRLS’ SOCCER SEMIFINALS

Abby Gerdes propels Natick to Div. 1 state final

By Ethan Schroeder , Globe Correspondent

Senior forward beat Brookline’s senior All-American goalkeeper Katherine McElroy in 62d minute for 1-0 victory.

Needham’s Cullen aims higher at Georgetown University

By Charlie Wolfson , Globe Correspondent

The three-season running star at Needham High earned first-team Big East cross-country honors this fall.