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COURTESY PHOTOThe Andover Girls U-12 2 hockey team captured the recent division championship in the New England Bay State Girls Hockey Tournament in Dover, N.H. The team includes Grace MacDonald, Grace Kiley, Olivia McCabe, Lauren McCrimmon, Jade Owirka, Jessica Andrews, Jenna Purtell, Molly Handley, Charlotte Maravelis, Kiara McCormick, Izzy Marble and Lillian Jagger.

All-Conference honors for Casha

Andover’s Nysa Casha made the most of her final New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships last month for Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

The senior captain was one of several WPI men’s and women’s swimming and diving student-athletes to earn all-conference and/or help combine to set 24 program records at the meet hosted by WPI at its Sports & Recreation Center Pool.

Casha met the NCAA-B standard in the 100 fly, finishing in 57.31. She also joined forces with Marissa Patterson (Hampton, N.H.), Zoe Eggleston (Newtown, Conn.) and Emily Martin (Penfield, N.Y.) to take third in the 200 medley with a time of 1:47.55. 

A business major, Casha has spent three years swimming in college, amassing six personal team records, along with three relay records. She is the only woman WPI swimmer to make the NEWMAC All-Conference team two times, in both 2013 and 2015. In 2013, she made school history as the first female swimmer to be a Worcester City Champion. 

Sign-ups for 6U/8U girls softball program

Registrations are still being accepted for the town’s newest 6U/8U girls softball program.

The program is especially designed for girls ages 5 through 8, in kindergarten through second grade, who are new to the sport. Players participate in one skills session and one practice per week, with games on Sunday afternoons.

The season runs from mid-April to June. Players who register with a friend can seek to be placed together. Visit to sign up or contact Karen Wiley at for more information.


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