Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Bruschi will join Gil Santos as the Patriots Hall of Fame Class of 2013 and will be inducted during a public ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 11th outside The Hall at Patriot Place Presented by Raytheon.
Editor's note: The following information was provided by Patriots Media Relations. The New England Patriots announced Tuesday former linebacker Tedy Bruschi has been voted by fans as the 19th player and 21st member to enter the Patriots Hall of Fame. Bruschi will join Gil Santos, the Voice of the New England Patriots, at an induction ceremony during training camp that is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 11. The induction ceremony is open to the public and Patriots fans are encouraged to attend. Bruschi will also be honored during a halftime ceremony at the 2013 home opener when the Patriots host the New York Jets on Thursday, Sept. 12. It has been a busy month for Bruschi, who, just two weeks ago (May 7), was named to the College Football Hall …
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There's a buzz around Foxborough High School as the Warriors' spring sports teams begin the 2013 season. FHS Athletic Director Caitlin Brown says expectations are high for all the school's athletic programs this spring as many are coming off state tournament berths and division championships a year ago. This is the place to find the latest scores and schedules for all of Foxborough High School's varsity programs this spring. Click here for ways you can make sure your sports teams are highlighted on Foxborough Patch this spring season. Team (Record) Last Game Next Game Baseball (5-13, 4-12) *Qualified for state tournament Lost to Sharon, 3-2, May 20 Softball (5-11, 4-11) Played Sharon, May 20 Boys' Lacrosse (10-6, 10-2) *Forfeited 3 wins …
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Former Patriots offensive tackle Matt Light on head coach Bill Belichick: "He rarely smiles, but he does laugh."
Former Patriots offensive lineman Matt Light was at Southeastern Regional in Easton Wednesday morning promoting his nonprofit, the Light Foundation. Light took time to mingle with some students and talk about the upcoming cornhole tournament at Gillette Stadium to support his foundation.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Foxboro Sports Center's new addition has begun preparatory construction.
Foxborough town planner Susan Wason said the construction for the rink expansion project at the Foxboro Sports Center has begun in earnest in May. “The developer had it approved and he’s broken ground,” she said. Wason said the preparations and demolition of a building in the lot will commence in a few days. “The metal frame building sits in what will be the parking lot,” she said. “These two rows of parking are in, but the building is still sitting down. They just got the gas turned off, so they’re going to start to tear the building down and rough up the rest of the parking lot.” She added that for construction of the actual addition to the center to begin, the developer, Rich Touzos, has wait until May 23 to allow anyone to appeal the …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The Boston Bruins came back from a 4-1 third period deficit in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals Monday to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs, 5-4 , in overtime. Here's what the win looked like 29 miles south in Foxborough.
Monday's improbable comeback win by the Boston Bruins in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals sent fans everywhere in a frenzy ... including Foxborough. CBS Scene at Patriot Place caught some of the local reaction on camera (as seen in the video above) after Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron beat Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender James Reimer in overtime to cap the 5-4 miracle comeback from a three-goal deficit in the third period. Several of Foxborough's businesses immediately took to Facebook to rejoice in the thrilling Game 7 win: Jake n Joe's Sports Grille: "WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon: "Great win by the Bruins. A lot of heart to win that one when it would have been easier to pack it in. …
Seniors lead Foxborough girls' lacrosse to a 14-6 win over Milford Monday.
Senior Day was extra special for Foxborough's Ellen Decker Monday as the girls' lacrosse captain netted her 100th career goal in a 14-6 victory over Milford at State Hospital Field. Decker's milestone goal came just 10 days after teammate Katie Notarangelo scored her 100th career goal in a 13-3 victory over King Philip. Prior to Monday's game, Foxborough honored its nine seniors: Walsh recorded a team-high four goals and Lynch stopped eight shots in net as the Warriors won their 13th game of the season and now hold a 9-1 record in the Hockomock League. With just three games remaining in the regular season, Foxborough (13-2, 9-1) holds a two-game lead over Canton (6-3) for the Davenport Division lead.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
The New England Patriots drafted Illinois defensive end Michael Buchanan with the 226th overall pick in the seventh round of the 2013 NFL Draft.
With the 226th overall pick in the seventh round, the New England Patriots picked their fourth defensive player of the draft when they selected Illinois defensive end Michael Buchanan. The 6-foot-5, 255-pounder is "an extremely lean edge defender that needs to get bigger and stronger," according to NFL.com. "He flashes violent hands on the edge, covers a lot of ground off the edge, has one of the better first steps in the class and has shown good motor as a pass-rushing defensive end (7.5 sacks in 2011)," NFL.com reports. "Not to mention, he can handle short-area coverage responsibilities when asked to stand up as a linebacker. That sort of scheme versatility will be valued by NFL teams, but they need to get to find the cause of his poor …
Danny Amendola’s “Catch For Kids” foundation will now be benefiting the area’s youth.
New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola has wasted little time acclimating himself to the Foxborough area since signing with the team in March. Days after the Boston Marathon bombings, Amendola tweeted he would be donating $100 for every catch he makes this season to the One Fund Boston and $200 for every dropped pass. Amendola is also bringing his charitable foundation, “Catches for Kids” from St. Louis to Boston to help inner city youth throughout the area. “Get ready [because] it will be fun,” Amendola said via Twitter. The foundation, which provides opportunities, support and resources to children and families in need, was established in 2010 with the mission of improving the lives of low-income children by providing daily …
Saturday, May 11, 2013
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, quarterback Ryan Mallet and punter Zoltan Mesko held a youth football clinic for 150 high school students with disabilities this week at Harvard University.
The New England Patriots teamed up with AccessSportAmerica this week to participate in a football skills clinic for 150 high school students with disabilities. Patriots head coach Bill Belichick joined quarterback Ryan Mallet and punter Zoltan Mesko instructed the students at Harvard University’s Harvard Stadium on Wednesday, May 8th. Belichick, Mallet and Mesko worked with members of the Harvard football team to assist with instruction at skill stations, such as throwing, catching and blocking. AccesSportAmerica is a national non-profit organization, which inspires higher function and fitness for children and adults living with disabilities through high-challenge sports and training.
The New England Patriots took the Texas Christian wide receiver with the 102nd pick in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.
After using three of their first four draft picks on defense in the first three rounds of the 2013 NFL Draft, the New England Patriots chose to give quarterback Tom Brady another target to throw to with their first pick in the fourth round. The Patriots selected Texas Christian wide receiver Josh Boyce with the 102nd pick (fourth round) of the NFL Draft. Boyce is listed at 5-foot-11, 206 pounds and according to NFL.com, ran a 4.38 40-yard dash. “Josh had a good career at TCU,” said Patriots head coach Bill Belichick. “Really top kid, strong, tough, fast. He’s had good production down there. We had him as a receiver there at the top of the round then we had quite a bit of time on our hands.” Belichick added he liked Boyce’s consistency – …