Danvers-Wareham Boys’ Basketball State Semi-Final Story Live

I have the Danvers-Wareham D-3 state semi-final to thank for sitting me so close to the TD Garden parquet. After the game, I actually stepped on the hallowed floor. Read more (about the game) at

Monday night at the TD Garden, I found myself closer to the actual parquet than ever before. sent me to cover the Division 3 state semi-final between the Danvers Falcons and Wareham Vikings, and a press table just behind the far sideline put me right up against the action.

Consequently, I think the video I produced may be my best yet, at least in terms of appearance and detail. And because of how post-game interviews were arranged, this story has some quotes from actual players, instead of my usual coaches-only style.

Check it out! Arlington Catholic-Woburn Girls’ Hockey Story Live

Since Somerville is out of the playoffs entirely, my editor at asked if I wanted to cover some other schools for different YourTown sites. I of course said “yes, absolutely.” My first, on Tuesday’s MIAA quarter finals between the Arlington Catholic Cougars and Woburn Tanners girls’ hockey teams, is now online.

Check it out! Somerville-Masconomet Girls’ Basketball Story Live

I’m not sure what it says about Somerville that all four of their playoff teams lost pretty badly in the first round. The Highlanders maybe just aren’t a top-tier athletic program – they can field many teams, but not succeed at the highest level with any of them.

In any case, my story on Thursday’s Somerville-Masconomet girls’ basketball playoff game is now on

Check it out! Somerville-Peabody Boys’ Basketball Story Live

We all know season finales can be pretty great. Examples include “Last of the Time Lords” (Doctor Who Series 3), “Posse Comitatus” (The West Wing Season 3) and all four finales of “Breaking Bad.”

So when I covered the Somerville Highlanders playing the Peabody Tanners in a season finale that went into overtime, of course it got published on!

Check it out! Somerville-New Mission Girls’ Basketball Story Live

Enough track and field. Time to get back to the hard court!

Somerville’s girls’ basketball game against New Mission (Roxbury) kept me up real late Friday, but the results got published on! I think I’m becoming a bit of a fixture on their YourTown Somerville page.

Check it out!