Hockey Great Mike Eruzione Visits the Bedford VA

By OC Jon O’Connor

February 1980: Iran Hostage Crisis, Cold War with Russia heightens, US announces boycotting the Summer Olympics in Moscow, and the US economy weighed heavily on all American citizens. Fast forward nearly 40 years, to the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital (Bedford VA) The man whose name translates from Italian into the English word “eruption” appears again. Yes, Mike Eruzione, Captain of the 1980 US Hockey Olympic Team, visited Bedford on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.

Bedford’s Bucs: The 2017 DCL Small Softball Champions

By: Ruby Kennedy

Bedford High School softball was undefeated against DCL small schools, winning the DCL small championship title for the first time since 1990 with a 13-5 season record. Under the coaching of Denis Walsh and Megan Asp, it was a memorable season filled with stunning victories and devastating losses. Key wins included defeating bigger schools (Boston-Latin, Newton South, and North Andover) and beating long-time rivals, Lincoln-Sudbury, twice!

Middlesex Phantoms Schedule Soccer Tryouts

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

Middlesex Phantoms Soccer Club is a local nonprofit organization providing competitive yet reasonably priced soccer club experience for players in a variety of age groups.

Teams generally practice twice a week with games on Sunday The club offers excellent coaching focused on individual development and team play and offers players the opportunity to build friendships, confidence, character and the love of soccer

Jeff JHO Hoyland’s Outstanding School Sports Coverage

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

As the 2016-2017 BHS sports seasons draw to a close, The Citizen would like to acknowledge Bedford’s many fine athletes and Jeff JHO Hoyland for his dedicated coverage of so many events. Thank you: our school sports coverage depends on you. Click the following links to see the hundreds of images that Jeff has posted to his Facebook page, Bedford Snapshots.

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