10 Dec 18
Entertaining WE

Rimbo, Sweden – Yemen’s warring sides are holding face-to-face discussions over a planned prisoner swap, one of several confidence-building measures aimed at ending more than three years of war that has ravaged the impoverished country. Since talks began last week, United Nations officials have been shuttling between delegations from President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi’s government and the Houthi rebels. But…

09 Dec 18
Thought Catalog

Most of us are terrible at apologies. 

09 Dec 18
Reader, I Clicked on Him

Get you a man who gives great advice while standing by his rooftop pool wearing his Jean-Luc Picard robe

09 Dec 18
South Georgia Matmen

South Georgia Matmen staff report KISSIMMEE, FLA — While it only may have seemed like forever for Camden County to open its competitive wrestling season, their opponents might have wished that the Wildcats just wait out the year. South Georgia represented very well at this weekend’s Danny Byron Invitational, with Camden rolling to a 501-point […]

09 Dec 18
Unstable Orbit

Let’s See What’s Out Their. Captain Picard (TNG: Encounter at Farpoint) At the end of the year many people set resolutions and review all that has happened in the year. We see the new year as fundamentally different than the one before when, in every meaningful sense, it is not.  Make now always the most […]

09 Dec 18
Nerd Jock Blog

  Star Trek is a franchise that spans multiple of generations and has fans from all sorts of backgrounds. It is truly something that unites many people across the world. Whether or not you’d consider yourself a Trekkie, Roddenberry’s vision was arguably unique and ushered in an era of modern science fiction. You certainly do […]

09 Dec 18
North Florida Matmen

North Florida Matmen staff report KISSIMMEE — The north’s top team got a chance to stretch its legs against a solid 21-team field, and Fleming Island put together a strong performance at the two-day Danny Byron Invitational. Were team scores officially kept, the Golden Eagles would have finished third in the tournament, which included teams […]

09 Dec 18
Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog

Rimbo, Sweden – Yemen‘s warring sides are holding face-to-face discussions over a planned prisoner swap, one of several confidence-building measures aimed at ending more than three years of war that has ravaged the impoverished country. Since talks began last week, United Nations officials have been shuttling between delegations from President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi‘s government and the Houthi rebels. But […]

09 Dec 18
Today's Trek

Ship in a Bottle is a mystery story worthy of Sherlock Holmes. Its structure is reminiscent of Inception (more than 18 years earlier), making what might be my favorite use of the holodeck in TNG’s run. It’s a huge amount of fun, and it all makes a strange sort of sense by the end.   […]

09 Dec 18

The series is expanding even faster than the universe!

09 Dec 18
Kimiko's Place

A new found respect for Captain Sisko Alright fellow Trekkies (not implied as a derogatory term), About two weeks ago I posted how I felt that Picard was a better leader than Sisko and many of you responded that I needed to wait to until the war started, I am following up with you tonight […]

09 Dec 18
Boston Herald
This slideshow requires JavaScript. Boys golf All-Scholastics, 2018 WILL CAMPBELL, NAUSET An Atlantic Coast League All-Star, the sophomore captured the Div. 2 South sectional tournament and was tied for eighth at the Div. 2 State tournament. A two-time Mass. Amateur qualifier, Campbell was the 2017 Cape Cod National Invitational Champion. AIDAN DALY, HAMILTON-WENHAM The three-time Cape Ann Player of the Year, Daly was 14-0 this season and helped his team to a 51-5 team record over four years. The senior had a career round of 3-under at Myopia Hunt Club. Daly is a member of the school’s hockey team. TIMOTHY DIAS, NORTH ANDOVER The senior captain finished in fifth in the Div. 1 state tournament and seventh in the Div. 1 North sectionals. An All-Merrimack Valley Conference selection, Dias helped his team capture the Div. 1 North in 2017. A member of the National Honor Society, Dias is looking at Babson, Wake Forest and Fairfield. AIDAN EMMERICH, ST. MARY’S (LYNN) The freshman finished as the Div. 3 state runnerup with a 1-over 73. His team went 15-3 and undefeated in the league this season. The Catholic Central All-Star also won the individual Catholic Central League title in 2017. CHRISTIAN EMMERICH, ST. MARY’S (LYNN) The Catholic Central League MVP and four-time Catholic Central League All-Star, Emmerich successfully defended his title at the Div. 3 state championship. The senior is playing in the 2019 Boys Junior PGA Championship. A member of the National Honor Society, Emmerich is undecided about his future collegiate plans. MATTHEW EPSTEIN, HOPKINTON The junior captain aided his team to a 16-0 record on the season as well as the Div. 2 team title for the second straight season. The Tri-Valley League MVP led the league with a 36 average. The three-time Tri-Valley League All-Star and three-time team MVP’s goal is to play Division 1 in college. SEAN FITZGERALD, NEWTON NORTH The senior captain placed tied for third with an even par-71 in the Div.1 state championships. The two-time Bay State Conference All-Star made a hole-in-one in a match against Milton at Brae Burn Country Club in October. The honors student is committed to playing golf at Babson College in the fall. COOPER GRIFFIN, WESTON The three-time Dual County League All Star finished second in the Div. 3 North sectionals and fourth in the Div.3 state tournament. The junior took home first place in the North sectional in 2016 and 2017 as well as a state championship in 2016 and a state runner-up in 2017. Griffin also plays hockey. JAMES IMAI, BROOKLINE The Bay State Conference MVP , Imai won the Bay State Conference championship with a 10-under 60. The senior shot a 6-under 66 to win the South sectional title and a 4-under 67 for the Div. 1 state title. The 2018 Massachusetts Golf Junior Player of the year signed a NLI to play Div. 1 golf at Northwestern University. JOSHUA LAVALLEE, CENTRAL CATHOLIC The Merrimack Valley Conference All-Conference team member shot a 2-over 74 to win the Div. 2 state title. The sophomore also won the Div. 2 North sectional title. The two-time Merrimack Valley Conference champion wants to play Division 1 golf down south when he graduates in 2021. JOSEPH LENANE, XAVERIAN The freshman standout shot a one-under 70 to finish second in the Div. 1 state tournament. His performance helped lead the Hawks to the Div. 1 state team title. Lenane also shot a four-under 68 to win the Catholic Conference individual title. He has 15 straight matches with a sub-40 score while playing nine holes. JARED MSCISZ, DANVERS A two-time Herald All-Scholastic, Mscisz went 12-0-1 on the season and captured the Div. 2 North sectional title. The 2017 Northeastern Conference Open champion and a runner-up in the Div. 2 state tournament last year, Mscisz has a career record of 48-4-2 record. JIMMY MURPHY, READING The two-time Middlesex League All Star and state finalist placed eighth in the Div. 2 tournament with a 78. The Middlesex League All-Conference player is a honor roll student the past three years. Murphy is attending Catholic University to play golf in the fall. JACK O’DONNELL, BC HIGH The Catholic Conference MVP, O’Donnell shot a 3-under 69 to finish as the runnerup in the Div. 1 South sectionals. His effort helped the Eagles win the sectional title by 16 shots. The junior won the Cape Cod Invitational with an even-par 72. The two-time Catholic Conference All-Star wants to play Division 1 golf after he graduates in 2020 GRAHAM OPDYKE, NORWELL The sophomore finished fifth in the Div.3 state individual tournament at Black Swan Country Club. Opdyke led his team to the Sullivan Division title as well. The South Shore League All Star also plays baseball and has high class honors. MICHAEL ROSENBLOOM, WELLESLEY The two-time Bay State All-Star placed third at Div.1 South sectionals with a 74. The senior captain also won team MVP and ranked No. 7 in the class of 2019 on the Junior Gold Scoreboard for Massachusetts. Rosenbloom plans to play golf in college. DREW SEMONS, ST. JOHN’S PREP The senior shot 71 at the Catholic Conference championships to take home third place. He also shot a 76 in the Div. 1 North sectional and a 74 at Chicopee in the Division 1 states. The Spanish National Honor Society member plans to play college golf in the fall. COLIN SPENCER, MASHPEE The two-time South Shore League All Star and 2018 South Shore League Golfer of the Year finished third in the Div. 3 state finals with a 2-over 74. The freshman aspires to play college golf and also plays basketball. The honor roll student is also part of the robotics club. MYLES WALTHER, NAUSET The senior tied for second at both the Cape Cod National High School Invitational as well as the Div. 2 state championship. Walther was a medalist at the Martha’s Vineyard Invitational and finished as a two-time all-Atlantic Coast League selection. Boys golf 2018 All-Stars ATLANTIC COAST LEAGUE Noah George (Dennis-Yarmouth); Jake McKenzie (Falmouth); Dan Moss, Teddie Nelson (Marshfield); Will Campbell, Myles Walther, Parker Cameron, Liam O’Hara (Nauset); Alec Abramson, Sam Hood, Michael Barrasso, Cameron Schuerer (Sandwich) CAPE AND ISLANDS Benny Binder, Pete Gillis, Andrew Marchand, David Krauthamer (Martha’s Vineyard); Jack Wisniewski, Patrick Armstrong, Ben Baxter, John Greer (St. John Paul); JT Prophett, Nolan Bourgeois, TJ Gordon (Sturgis East); Kai Ottani, Will Harris (Nantucket); Sam Goldberg, Ben Turbeville (Sturgis West); Ian Johnson, Jason Masiello (Monomoy); Nick Magoon, Chris Magoon (Cape Cod Academy); Nemo Frawley (Cape Cod Tech); Mitchell Norkevicius (Rising Tide) MVP: Benny Binder, Jack Wisniewski CATHOLIC CENTRAL LARGE Christian Emmerich, Aidan Emmerich, Luke Smith, Luke Sargent, Owen Maguire (St. Mary’s); Mike Strazzere, Mike Simonelli, Sullivan Marino, Ava Lauria (Austin Prep); Angelo McCullough, Jake Murphy, Tom Estella (Bishop Fenwick); Pat Browne, Connor Hill (Arlington Catholic); Riley Salani, Jack Cesarz (Archbishop Williams); Anthony Nardelli (Cardinal Spellman) MVP: Christian Emmerich CATHOLIC CENTRAL SMALL Tim Picard, Nate Sayer, James Giblin (Lowell Catholic); Andrew Stefura, Brendan Murphy (St. Joseph’s); John Cotter (Matignon) MVP: Tim Picard CATHOLIC CONFERENCE Nate Ingram, Conor Kennedy, Jack O’Donnell, Joe Paolucci (BC High); Shawn Barry (Catholic Memorial); Lucas Dascoli (Malden Catholic); Robbie Forti, Alex Landry, Conor O’Holleran, Drew Semons, Brendan Ziegler (St. John’s Prep); Eric Boulger, Christian Brady, Boomer Jenks, Joey Lenane (Xaverian) MVP: Jack O’Donnell DUAL COUNTY LEAGUE SMALL: Charles Ma, Khai Buttner, Eleanor Parkerson (Boston Latin); Jacob Finard, Cooper Griffin, Will Markmann (Weston); Ty Mancuso (Waltham); Liam Gill, Myle Larsen (Wayland); Nicholas Manning, James Demeo (Bedford); Yash Jaswal (Cambridge) LARGE: Brendan Frain, Weston Jones, Reed Bodley (Lincoln-Sudbury); Colin Eaton, Jarrod Beauregard, Matthew Vaillancourt (Acton-Boxboro); Gabrielle Shieh, Josh Broderick Phillips (Concord-Carlisle); Riley Rohlfs, Morgan Smith (Westford Academy); Jack McGrath, Nick Aicardi (Newton South) EASTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE Andrew Graham, Tyler Whiffen (Coyle-Cassidy); Brad Gillen, John Veno, Jack Murphy (Bishop Feehan); Caleb Ikkela, Will Lafrance (Bishop Stang) HOCKOMOCK LEAGUE Riley Lynch (Milford); Luke Bainton (Stoughton); Nolan Donze, Liam Barry, Thomas Walsh (Oliver Ames); Noah Hicks (Foxboro); Corey Carter, Ethan Skelly (Sharon); Matt D’Errico (Franklin); Chris Lavoie, Thomas Dimock, Thomas Singleton (Canton); Kayla Schuberth, Nate Ihley (King Philip); Ryan Dow, Jason See, Nate Moreale (Mansfield); Jillian Barend, Matthew Wanless, Marcus Costa (North Attleboro) MVP: Matt D’Errico MERRIMACK VALLEY CONFERENCE Mac Lee, Tyler Trapp, Nick Ventura (Andover); DJ Fantasia, Jason Babineau, Justin Sterin (Billerica); Mikey Yfantopolus, Josh Lavallee, Evan Giggey (Central Catholic); Jarred Huggins, Griffin Green, Jack Adamson (Chelmsford); Andrew Dickson, Connor Jones, Derek Ripa (Dracut); Troy Donahue, John Wholley, Mitch MacLean (Haverhill); Trevor Green, Owen Goulette, Ben Asselin (Lowell); Devin Coonradt, Edward Mrozowski, IV, Zachary Alfonso (Methuen); Thomas Finn, James Robbins, Timmy Dias (North Andover); Cam Grace, Kyle Lombardo, Michael Polimeno (Tewksbury) NORTHEASTERN CONFERENCE NORTH ALL-CONFERENCE: Jared Mscisz, Cam Morrison, Ian Paskowski, Aaron Paskowski (Danvers); Colby Mitchell (Gloucester); Brendan Locke (Marblehead); Brayden Clarke (Beverly); Ryan Graciale (Swampscott); Aidan O’Donovan (Somerville) NORTH PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Jared Mscisz SOUTH ALL-CONFERENCE: Tommy Harrington, Ethan Doyle, Nick Angeramo, Bobby Jellison (Salem); Brendan Lannon (Lynn Classical); Jack Sicurella (Winthrop); Matt Cravotta (Revere); Jonathan Fitzgerald (Everett); Paul Papageorgiou (Lynn English) SOUTH PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Tommy Harrington TRI-VALLEY LEAGUE Matt Epstein, Ned Dean, Mitch Marcou, Will Pawela, Ryan Lundy (Hopkinton); Joey Healy, Kevin McGough, Charlie Hanoian (Westwood); Matt Peterson (Medway); Matt Hennessey (Norwood); Alex Baroody, Billy Rooney, Cooper Evans, Brady Tsourides (Dover-Sherborn); Henry Reilly (Medfield); Shawn Nosky (Dedham); Shane Lundy (Holliston); Owen Fitzgerald (Bellingham) MVP: Matt Epstein, Matt Peterson