Monthly Archives: June 2011

Fourteen Local Students Receive Scholarships

-By Phil Orlandella North End Against Drugs, the Nazzaro Community Center and several donors made it possible for fourteen local students to receive scholarships to help with their all important education. The awards were announced through a raffle held at the Center following a musical concert by the Nazzaro Center’s Band under the direction...

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Second Annual North 2 South Baseball Classic

Little League teams from the North End Athletic Association and the South End Baseball League will play a two game tournament series, one game at each other’s field on Sunday June 26 and Tuesday June 28. Sponsored by State Representative Aaron Michlewitz the second annual North 2 South Baseball Classic games will start at...

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The City’s Response to the Bruins Victory was on the Mark

Some sports purists and civil libertarians said they felt let down by Boston’s official response to the Bruin’s Stanley Cup victory last week. They were miffed because crowds weren’t allowed to get out of hand on the night of the victory or to roam freely throughout the city burning cars and breaking windows and...

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Indians Claw Tigers 10-6

Lead off Tigers hitter Mike Leavitt legged out a double, took third on a wild pitch and crossed the plate on an RBI groundout by Jackson Stanton for a 1-0 first inning lead over the Indians in a NEAA Majors Baseball contest at Langone Park. The tribe tried to answer back in the home...

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NEAA Majors All Star Game June 25

The North End Athletic Association will conduct its annual Major’s Youth Baseball All Star Game on Saturday, June 25 starting at 7pm at Puopolo Park on Commercial Street. “The nine inning family event, which showcases all of the talented girls and boys who play in the 9-12 year old league,” NEAA Baseball Commissioner John...

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NEAA Junior Dodgers Post 3-0 Record

The NEAA Junior Dodgers traveling baseball team ran their record to 3-0 with a 8-5 win over the Parkway Nationals. Dodgers pitcher Vincent LoPriore hurled a complete game striking out eight batters for the team’s third win in a row. LoPriore also had a good day at the plate with three hits. Anthony Coppolla...

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Cardinals Beat Cubs 2-1

The Cardinals took over second place in the North End Athletic Association Majors Baseball League edging the Cubs 2-1. Cubs took a quick first inning 1-0 lead on a walk to Colman Shea and a triple by Michael Pittore who was cut down at the plate trying to stretch his hit into an inside...

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NEAA Freshman Dodgers Drop 2

The Freshman NEAA Dodgers traveling baseball team dropped the last two games 8-7 to the Mission Hill Blue Jays and were completely trounced by their long time rivals the South End Astros in the second weekend contest. Dodger pitcher Richard Perez struggled with his control and some suspect defense and fell behind 4-0 in...

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Red Sox/Cubs in Championship Series

The first place Red Sox played their way into the NEAA Majors baseball finals shutting out the Indians 4-0 gaining a spot in the 2 out of 3 games Championship Series against the Regional Review Cubs who knocked off the favorite St. Agrippina Cardinals. Five Red Sox pitchers, Lorenzo Pantaleo, Anthony Ruzzo, Timmy Martin,...

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NEAA Dodgers Start Season

The NEAA Dodgers have kicked off their 2011 baseball season. The Dodgers play in the RBI (reviving baseball in the inner-city) League which is sponsored by Major League Baseball and the Boston Red Sox. This year the Dodgers will field teams at all three levels. The Dodger’s Freshmen team is comprised of 13-14 year...

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