Middies' rally falls short

01/30/2015 11:43 AM EST
The Dracut 8th Grade Boys Travel basketball Team lost another tight hard fought game. Down double digits early to Lowell, the Middies (2-8) stormed back in the second half to make this Merrimack Valley League rival game a close contest before losing 61-58. 
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Tyngsboro/Groton-Dunstable win title
01/30/2015 11:10 AM EST - Tyngsboro/Groton-Dunstable captured the Mid-Wach Championship swim meet for the second year in a row Thursday. Full Story

SPORTS
Hynes race postponed until April 19

LOWELL -- The 35th annual Hynes Road Race has been postponed until Sunday, April 19. It was scheduled to be held this Sunday, but there is still too much snow on the roads and too little parking spaces to accomodate a large race like Hynes'. Full Story
DRACUT NEWS
Sheehan, McMahon take Dracut, Lowell housing board seats

Gov. Charlie Baker appointed new members to both the Lowell and Dracut housing authorities on Friday, including a replacement for embattled Dracut commissioner Brian Bond. Full Story
WEB EXTRAS
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Microsoft co-founder says he found sunken Japan WWII warship

TOKYO (AP) — Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen and his research team have found the wreckage of a massive Japanese World War II battleship off the Philippines near where it sank more than 70 years ago, he said Wednesday. Full Story
MOST RECENT
Hynes race postponed until April 19

LOWELL -- The 35th annual Hynes Road Race has been postponed until Sunday, April 19. It was scheduled to be held this Sunday, but there is still too much snow on the roads and too little parking spaces to accomodate a large race like Hynes'. Full Story
That's 'LA' - as in Local Angle
GROTON -- Both times Erin Antosh went to watch the Lawrence Academy girls basketball team play last season, she left the gym thinking a 6-foot-2 center who can score inside and outside might be of some help to the Spartans. Full Story

James, Cavs teach Celtics a lesson
CLEVELAND (AP) -- LeBron James doesn't usually spend a lot of time talking about personal accomplishments, but he made an exception Tuesday night. Full Story

Samuels, McRoy leave their marks at UML
LOWELL -- When it comes to legacy leaving, Shannon Samuels and Jasmine McRoy certainly left their mark on a UMass Lowell women's basketball program that shed its Division 1 expansion tag much quicker than most people projected. Full Story

CAC, CAL stars to clash Sunday
WESTFORD -- The third annual all-star basketball game between the Commonwealth Athletic Conference and the Colonial Athletic League will take place this Sunday afternoon at the Nashoba Tech gym. Full Story

NU, BC give Sox battles but fall shy
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Clay Buchholz started with one perfect inning and Boston Red Sox pitchers dominated the rest of the day in sweeping a pair of college teams, beating Northeastern, 2-1, and edging Boston College, 1-0, Tuesday. Full Story

Acton-Boxboro displays power
In a penalty-filled game, the Acton-Boxboro girls hockey team showed off a strong power play during a 4-1 victory over a Division 1 quarterfinal round victory over Barnstable in Watertown. Full Story

Teacher jailed for showing high school class violent movie

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former substitute teacher convicted of showing a movie including graphic sex and violence to a high school class was sentenced on Wednesday to 90 days in jail. Full Story
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Review: 'Unfinished Business' should never have started

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the years since he strutted onto the scene — lean, handsome, mouth running a mile a minute — in Doug Liman's "Swingers" (1996), Vince Vaughn has become one of the poster boys for the mainstream American comedy: from romantic ("The Break-Up") to bromantic ("Old School"), pretty good ("Wedding Crashers") to Full Story