Team SCES pitches in at the Walk for Hunger 2017
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Team SCES raised more than $1,400 for the 2017 Project Bread Walk for Hunger. The team is, from left, Annie Fowler, Nancy Murphy. Jeanne Leyden, Guillermo Gonzalez, and Team Captain Deborah McLean.

By Nathan Lamb

Staffers from Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) recently took to the streets to combat food insecurity, in the Project Bread Walk for Hunger 2017.

The volunteers on Team SCES raised $1,450 to benefit Project Bread, which provides grants for hunger-relief programs at the Bay State. Team Captain Deborah McLean said it was a great day all-around.

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Lyric’s Champs Skating Club wraps up another successful season
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The Lyric’s Champs Skating Club, with its free learn-to-skate program for children with developmental disabilities, just ended its latest successful season.

By Eric Saulnier
Somerville Fire Dept.

It was a star-studded event on April 2 at the Somerville rink, with many local celebrities coming out to show their support, headlined by Blades, the Boston Bruins mascot and Dave and Cathy Harrington of The Ryan Harrington Foundation.

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Rashida Ellis from Somerville Boxing Club wins big at ‘Friday Night at the Fights’
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Rashida Ellis poses for a picture with two of Billerica’s finest police officers.

By Donald Norton

The 10th Annual Burlington Rotary Club Friday Night at the Fights was held at the Billerica Elks Hall this past Friday evening. March 31.

A sellout crowd with over 500 in attendance enjoyed a sit down dinner and a series of amateur boxing matches from various clubs in and around Massachusetts.

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Pop Warner Football and Cheer registration
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All Families are welcome to our registration for the 2017 season on Wednesday, April 5, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Stop & Shop Community Room, 2nd Fl., 799 McGrath Highway.

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Ras Na hEireann 5k 2017
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— Photo by Joe Ruvido

By Joe Ruvido

More than 1800 runners took part in Sunday’s Ras Na hEireann 5k in Davis Square. For some, including race winners Kevin Greene and Holly Rees, the run was another competitive event on the spring racing calendar. For others it served as a healthy, athletic end to a festive St Patrick’s Day weekend.

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Massachusetts Charter School Championship Classic
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The Prospect Hill Academy Lady Wizards squared off with the Community Charter School of Cambridge Lady Cougars last week in a thrilling and closely contested final match for the Massachusetts Charter School Athletic Organization Girls’ Basketball High School Championship. — Photo by Correen Demers

By Ashley Richardson

Last Friday in the late afternoon, two teams arrived early at the Clark Athletic Center on the campus of the University of Massachusetts at Boston for the Massachusetts Charter School Athletic Organization Girls’ Basketball High School Championship Game.

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Prospect Hill Academy in championship game
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The Prospect Hill Academy Lady Wizards tangle with the Community Charter School of Cambridge Lady Cougars in the Massachusetts Charter School Athletic Organization’s championship game this Friday. — Photos by Correen Demers

By Ashley Richardson

The Lady Wizards of Prospect Hill Academy will face-off against the Community Charter School of Cambridge Lady Cougars in the Massachusetts Charter School Athletic Organization’s championship game on Friday, March 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the Clark Athletic Center on the campus of the University of Massachusetts at Boston.

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PHA Lady Wizards undefeated and tournament bound
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The Prospect Hill Academy Lady Wizards finished its 2016-2017 season undefeated with a divisional record of 12-0 (14-0 overall) and will be the #1 seed from Division I in the upcoming final tournament.

By Ashley Richardson

The final horn has just sounded to conclude 2016-2017 regular season play for girls’ basketball in the Massachusetts Charter School Athletic Organization (MCSAO).

The Lady Wizards of Prospect Hill Academy with a divisional record of 12-0 (14-0 overall) will be the #1 seed from Division I and pitted against the winner of Division II’s #4 v #5 play-in game to be scheduled for early next week.

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Lady Highlanders Senior Night 2017
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Lady Highlanders Senior Night and the last home game was held Friday night, February 17. Best of luck to the two seniors on the team: Miranda Melanson #13 and Kiara Alejandro #21.

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Ashley Cadet shines for Prospect Hill Academy
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By Ashley Richardson

Early in the week, the Prospect Hill Academy Lady Wizards overwhelmed Salem Academy Charter by a lopsided score of 69-14 in a home contest at the Arthur D. Healey School in Somerville. A day later, the Community Charter School of Cambridge Cougars ventured over to Lexington and came away with a 39-25 decision over Minuteman Regional High School. This put the Massachusetts Charter School Athletic Organization’s only two undefeated teams on a collision course with each other last Friday at MIT in Cambridge—PHA at 10-0 and CCSC at 17-0.

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