BHS Girls Tennis Evens up Season Record at 2-2 With a Win over Waltham

By Jeffrey JHo Hoyland

While the drizzle washed out the baseball and softball games, the BHS Girls Tennis team played under the protected courts at Waltham Athletic Club. Bedford defeated Waltham 5-0 in convincing sets. Bedford Freshman Aneesha Manne defeated Waltham Senior Tiffany Nguyen 6-0 6-0. Junior Mari Fay repeated that score against Waltham’s Brianna Homsi. Third Single player Sarah Pequeno defeated Gina Herosian 6-2 6-2

Competing in the Ocean State Grand Nationals: Rob Ackerman

Special to The Bedford Citizen

Rob Ackerman, a student at Endicott College and an instructor at Callahan’s Karate Studio in Bedford, recently took part in the Ocean State Grand Nationals, a nationally rated karate tournament in Warwick, RI. He competed in two divisions, each with athletes from around the United States, many of whom hold World Championship titles.

Bedford Boys’ Youth Lacrosse: Mid-April Wrap-Up

Submitted by Bedford Boys’ Lacrosse

With all but the last of the snow melted, the boys’ youth lacrosse teams were finally able to play a full schedule of games on Sunday, April 9. Here is a look at this week’s results:

Bedford’s 2017 Boston Marathon Finishers

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

According to the Boston Athletic Association’s unofficial times, five of Bedford’s seven 2017 Boston Marathon runners crossed the finish line in Copley Square:

An Inside Look – Training for the 2017 Boston Marathon, Part 4

By Chris Kovalchick

Race week is here! On Monday, I, along with over 30,000 runners from around the world, will descend upon Hopkinton to take on the most fabled marathon course in the world, the Boston Marathon. The culmination of months of training all boils down to a mere few hours on a single day. What will the race hold in store? How will this year’s race enter the lore of the 120 editions which have taken place before it? More on that later – but for now, let’s talk about the last three weeks and the final phase of preparation for the big event – the taper phase.

Bedford Runners in Monday’s Boston Marathon

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen Seven Bedford athletes are among the 32,500 runners registered to depart from Hopkinton for a 26.3 mile run to Copley Square in Monday’s Boston Marathon. Who are Bedford’s runners, and how can you find them during the race?...

Snow Can’t Fully Freeze Out Bedford Youth Lacrosse LAXers

Submitted by Bedford Boys Youth Lacrosse

While the weather last Sunday prevented most of the Bedford Boys Youth Lacrosse players from playing in their opening day games, the U11 White team opened with a 6-1 win, on the road, against Stoneham.

BHS Softball Team Wins Home Opener 3-1

By Jeff JHO Hoyland With a stiff wind blowing out right field, everyone knew runs were going to be hard to come by in the Bedford High softball home opener against Boston Latin. BHS won 3-1 Images in the following gallery are all (c) Jeff JHO Hoyland, 2017 all rights...

Bedford’s 2017 Dual County Basketball All-Stars

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Listed among the Dual County All-Stars in the Boston Globe Sports section on Sunday, April 9 were Bedford Buccaneer varsity basketball players Tim Cowen, Malachi Hazelton, Pete Kapanides and Cam Shelmire.

Congratulations to Bedford’s 2017 Basketball All-Stars

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