Sports 11-01-2016

NEAA Fall Soccer sponsored by Black Dog Real Estate Group

By Phil Orlandella

Each weekend, Puopolo Park on Commercial Street is filled with over 150 soccer players and coaches participating in the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) Soccer Program in age groups of 4-5, 6-7, 8-9 and 10-13.

The 2016 Fall Soccer Program is sponsored by Black Dog Real Estate Group, according to NEAA Coordinator John Romano who thanked the real estate group for their generosity.

“Each year, the soccer program gets bigger and better,” Romano said. “The players, volunteer coaches and families are enjoying the program.”

            All players will receive medals at the end of the program recognizing their participation in the community program.

Basketball Bonanza at Nazzaro Center

By Phil Orlandella

An exciting evening of basketball competition will take place in the Nazzaro Community Center sponsored by the North End Against Drugs (NEAD) and Representative Aaron Michlewitz.

Scheduled for Friday, November 18 from 6-10 pm, the Basketball Bonanza Tournament will feature 3 on 3 competition a variety of basketball games, three-point contest, shooting, dribbling, passing skills and much more.

Entrance fee is $5.00 and includes pizza from Rocco’s, a T-shirt and welcoming bag.

Register at the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. For details call


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