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Goldberg’s 600th Victory An Amazing Feat In KP Sports History

Six hundred victories in a coaching career is almost unheard of but Bob Goldberg reached that milestone on May 13 when his King Philip girls tennis team defeated Franklin, 3-2.
Goldberg has coached the girls squad for 42 years, taking the reins in 1972 when Richard Nixon was president and gasoline was selling for 35 cents a gallon. During his four-plus decades with the Warriors, KP has won seven Hockomock League championships, qualified for the state tourney 36 times and advanced to the South Sectional on four occasions.

Octopus’s Garden Makes Home in Wrentham

The entrance to Wrentham Developmental Center is now home to a giant trash octopus, its baby, and several fish. The Octopus’s Garden, the creation of the Third Annual Trash Mob, consists of recycled plastic bags, water jugs and other plastics which all found new life in a beautiful creative sculpture that would make Ringo Starr proud. The art and recycling event was originally scheduled for June 14th, but the weather forced it to this weekend. Despite Saturday’s perfect conditions, several people originally planning to attend the event were unable to participate.

Longest Game Remembered

Five years ago, Wrentham rallied around a crazy record breaking idea. Every child in Wrentham Youth Baseball and Softball would attempt to play in a 36-hour baseball game, starting on June 6, 2009 and ending the next day. While the original idea was to set a record for the longest game what resulted was a weekend long celebration of community.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 225 Wrentham Ma Announces Girls State Representatives from King Philip Regional High School

The American Legion Auxiliary will hold its 69th Annual Massachusetts Girls State at Stonehill College, Easton, MA from Saturday June1 4th through Friday June 20th. Wrentham's Samantha Fox and Sarah Radford, both are Juniors at King Philip Regional High School and have been selected to represent American Legion Auxiliary Unit 225 Wrentham, Ma.

Murray Conquers Adversity, Shines For KP Baseball Team

Michael Murray is a senior at King Philip Regional whose athletic history deals with facing lots of adversity and overcoming huge roadblocks by staying positive.
His story is a study in perseverance. He’s also got a nice profile — it’s a profile of courage.
When he could have surrendered to setbacks, he relied on determination. Instead of asking why he had to battle three serious injuries and a bout with cancer, he stood tall during his rehab stints and never went negative.

Sherman is Golden

King Philip senior Austin Sherman has something in common with well-known artists and writers like Andy Warhol, Truman Capote, Joyce Carol Oates, Sylvia Plath and Stephen King. They all share a Scholastic Art & Writing Award, an organization that has recognized the creativity of teenagers for over 90 years. This year, Sherman joined elite company by winning a national gold medal for his drawing Yin & Yang and will travel to Carnegie Hall in New York City on June 6th to attend a special award ceremony.

5th Annual Norfolk Community Day Youth Art Show

For the 5th year the Norfolk Lions are sponsoring a youth art show open to all Norfolk residents in grades 1 through 6. The art work submitted should represent a ‘Scene around Norfolk/Your Community’. The Youth Art Show, where all the art work will be displayed, will be at Community Day on June 7, 2014 at the Holmes Complex, 22 Myrtle St., Norfolk. In addition, all art work will become a part of a slide show that will be broadcast on Norfolk Cable TV.