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Athlete of the Week: Frontier’s Sarah Woodward

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December 12th, 2013
Deerfield, MASS---For Frontier Girls Volleyball, championship escorts through town are the norm considering they've owned Massachusetts with nine consecutive state titles. For Sarah Woodward and the 2013 Red Hawks, it was a different story. This was...

Athlete of the Week: East Longmeadow’s Mike Maggipinto

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December 5th, 2013
East Longmeadow, MASS---Too often when we associate milestone records with high school football, the image of the accomplished player is a towering and imposing figure. You probably shouldn't mention that to East Longmeadow's Mike Maggipinto who is...

Athlete of the Week: Wahconah’s Ethan Wells

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November 21st, 2013
When naming powerhouses in Western Mass high school football, very rarely do we remember what resides in Berkshire County. Don't tell that to Wahconah's converted quarterback from running back and linebacker, Ethan Wells, whose postseason success...

Athlete of the Week: Central’s Cody Williams

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November 7th, 2013
Springfield, Mass --- So you know when you’re playing sports as a kid in the backyard, you get a comradery with your siblings and know their each and every move? For Central Quarterback Cody Williams and his family, the success in the backyard has...

Athlete of the Week: Westfield Vocational’s Megan Ilnicky

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October 31st, 2013
WESTFIELD, Mass---Rarely are high school students clear as to what they want to pursue as adults. For Westfield Vocational’s standout goalie Megan Ilnicky, her plans fo well beyond the soccer field, basketball court and softball diamond. They...

Athlete of the Week: Holyoke’s Carly Costello

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October 24th, 2013
The past three seasons have been up-and-down for Holyoke's girls soccer program in their search to return to the playoffs. This year, however, there's been a more positive insurgence to the postseason-bound Knights. That can be credited to their...

Athlete of the Week: Mike Goncalves

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October 17th, 2013
Ludlow, MASS---It's no secret as to the sustained success Ludlow boys soccer has had over the years. The phrase history repeats itself is often thrown around as a casual cliche. In the case, however, with junior forward Mike Goncalves, it's his...

Athlete of the Week: Smith Academy’s Cassidy Snyder

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October 12th, 2013
HATFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)---In today’s sports world, we’re so used to coining a leader of a team as the loudest and most outspoken individual on the field. For Smith Academy’s offensive standout Cassidy Snyder, she chooses a different leadership...

Athlete of the Week: Minnechaug’s Anna Maria Ribeiro

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October 3rd, 2013
WILBRAHAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- Minnechaug girls soccer has gotten off to a terrific 6-2-1 start here in 2013 and that in part can be credited to their brick wall of a goalkeeper: Anna Maria Ribeiro. However, Ribeiro doesn't want the story to...

Athlete of the Week: Agawam’s Steve Comee

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September 26th, 2013
AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- One of the major stories in this early football season has been Agawam High and their 3-0 start. Tonight, we meet Steve Comee, the spark plug tailback for the Brownies who has become the go-to guy in Agawam and has the...

Athlete of the Week: Cathedral Football’s Dominic Marconi

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September 19th, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- When you hear the term leader, what comes to mind? An individual who leads by a example? Maybe a person who's main focus is to guide others. Perhaps you think of someone who goes the distance to make...

Athlete of the Week: Soccer Star, Deandrae Brown

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September 12th, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)- Our very first athlete of the week for this season is Deandrae Brown. He is a junior at Springfield Central High School and very important member of the boy’s soccer team. With 8 goals in 3 games, Deandrae has...