Cassell's Corner

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Synopsis

Daily News staff writer Tommy Cassell speaks with top athletes, coaches, athletic directors, and others in the MetroWest region of Massachusetts to find out what makes them who they are. Read articles by Tommy in the MetroWest Daily News sports section, online at metrowestdailynews.com/sports. Find him on Twitter @TommyCassell44 and @MetroWestSports.

Episodes

  • Daily News Cup champs

    Daily News Cup champs

    09/01/2019 Duration: 22min

    Four members of the Algonquin boys hockey team visited with host Tommy Cassell to talk about winning the Daily News Cup.   After beating Hudson in the semifinals of the Daily News Cup, the Tomahawks defeated Hopkinton in a rematch of the previous finals. Four Algonquin players in senior captain Nolan Kimball, juniors Matt Bogdanski and Henry Alford, and sophomore Henry Antino talked all things hockey, swag, traditions and music choices.   The Tomahawks started the podcast off by singing the song they play in the locker room after a win before surprising a classmate over the phone with a cool announcement.    Cassell’s Corner Each week, Tommy Cassell of the MetroWest Daily and Milford Daily News will talk with a high school sports figure from the MetroWest and Milford areas. A new episode is released every Wednesday. Follow Cassell on Twitter at @TommyCassell44 or by email at tcassell@wickedlocal.com You can subscribe via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or any other podcast prov

  • Double the twins in Westborough sports

    Double the twins in Westborough sports

    02/01/2019 Duration: 34min

    A pair of twins from Westborough came into the Daily News to play mini-hockey, basketball and then do a podcast with senior multimedia journalist Tommy Cassell.   Westborough seniors Mike and Matt Doherty (twins) and sophomores Nick and Tyler Ramm (twins) talk with Tommy about their respective sports of basketball (Dohertys) and hockey (Ramms).   Mostly, the set of twins put each other down in a joking manner. They also played one of Cassell's favorite games in "The Newlywed Game" to finish the episode.   Cassell’s Corner Each week, Tommy Cassell of the MetroWest Daily and Milford Daily News will talk with a high school sports figure from the MetroWest and Milford areas. A new episode is released every Wednesday. Follow Cassell on Twitter at @TommyCassell44 or by email at tcassell@wickedlocal.com You can subscribe via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or any other podcast provider. Don’t forget to rate and review. And if you aren’t a podcast listener, every episode of Cassell&rs

  • Warriors play for wounded warriors

    Warriors play for wounded warriors

    26/12/2018 Duration: 17min

    Three juniors -- better known as "The Three Musketeers" of the Lincoln-Sudbury boys hockey team joined Tommy Cassell on Cassell's Corner podcast.   The trio of Lincoln-Sudbury HighWarriors chat with host Tommy Cassell about all things L-S hockey and the Warriors' recent win in the seventh annual Warriors 4 Warriors game, which is played in memory of former L-S hockey player Scott Milley, who was killed at the age of 23 while serving our country in Afghanistan in 2010.    (Read more about Scott Milley's service here.)   The three also discussed how they are writing a first-person article for the Daily News about their Warriors 4 Warriors experience before breaking away from hockey to sing Jingle Bell Rock and play some trivia.   Cassell’s Corner Each week, Tommy Cassell of the MetroWest Daily and Milford Daily News will talk with a high school sports figure from the MetroWest and Milford areas. A new episode is released every Wednesday. Follow Cassell on Twitter at @T

  • Four from Franklin High girls basketball play a new game or two

    Four from Franklin High girls basketball play a new game or two

    17/12/2018 Duration: 20min

    Franklin High junior Ali Brigham announced her verbal commitment to play basketball at George Washington University on Dec. 4. Exactly a week later, Brigham scored a game-high 29 points in a 61-20 win over Milford.   The junior standout joined host Tommy Cassell with Franklin senior captains Bea Bondhus and Shannon Gray, and junior Megan O'Connell.   The quartet of Panthers talked basketball, volleyball and tanning tips, while also discussing a new initiative that doesn't allow basketball players to roll up their shorts this season.   At the beginning and end of the podcast, the four Franklin basketballers had some fun. Maybe too much fun, by singing some songs and finishing with a fun game.   Cassell’s Corner Each week, Tommy Cassell of the MetroWest Daily and Milford Daily News will talk with a high school sports figure from the MetroWest and Milford areas. A new episode is released every Wednesday. Follow Cassell on Twitter at @TommyCassell44 or by email at tcassell@wickedlocal.

  • Blackstone Valley Tech wins a Super Bowl title

    Blackstone Valley Tech wins a Super Bowl title

    10/12/2018 Duration: 30min

    A year after losing in the Division 7 Super Bowl, the Blackstone Valley Tech football team made tech school history by winning a state championship.    The four senior captains in Jordyn Amero, Justin Sauter, Ethan Blake and Dawson Potter, and senior Conner Christensen all joined host Tommy Cassell to talk about the Super Bowl victory.   The Beavers spoke about their "Rocky II" inspired season, inspiration from a beloved coach who passed away from cancer and even a little swagger inspiration from a company called Supreme.   At the end of the episode, the five BVT footballers squared off in a trivia game.    Cassell’s Corner Each week, Tommy Cassell of the MetroWest Daily and Milford Daily News will talk with a high school sports figure from the MetroWest and Milford areas. A new episode is released every Wednesday. Follow Cassell on Twitter at @TommyCassell44 or by email at tcassell@wickedlocal.com You can subscribe via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or any other podcast p

  • The season that was, and what is to come

    The season that was, and what is to come

    28/11/2018 Duration: 18min

    Producer Caitlyn Kelleher grabs the lead mic and takes over for regular host Tommy Cassell as the two talk about the season that was (the fall) and look ahead to the winter season.   The pair looks back at the Hopkinton High School second state title for the golf team and Tommy's brags a little bit about his time on the course with junior Matt Epstein (who was a guest on Season 1 Ep. 23) and the tournament he just played in with his dad.   Then Caitlyn and Tommy come back to the local accomplishments sending praise to Natick girls cross-country, Wayland boys soccer and Millis girls soccer teams. As well as looking ahead to this weekend's Super Bowls, which will feature each BVT and Nipmuc.    And finally, they turn their attention to the winter teams. LIsten to find out who Tommy thinks is going to have a great season.   Cassell’s Corner Each week, Tommy Cassell of the MetroWest Daily and Milford Daily News will talk with a high school sports figure from the MetroWest and

  • The Warriors bring in the state trophy

    The Warriors bring in the state trophy

    23/11/2018 Duration: 23min

    Fresh off an exciting 1-0 win in penalty kicks over Nipmuc in the Division 3 state championship, the Wayland boys soccer team joined host Tommy Cassell with the state title trophy in tow.   Five seniors in Gage Fuller, Jake Tyska, Andrew D'Amico, Jack Dretler and Nolan Smith played a little soccer inside the Daily News office before talking all things soccer with Tommy inside our podcast studio.   Smith went over his game-winning save in goal, Fuller chatted his penalty-kick score and the other boys opened up about the Wayland soccer program.   The quintet also hummed and whistled the Warriors' theme song before playing some pop culture, soccer trivia to finish things off.    Cassell’s Corner Each week, Tommy Cassell of the MetroWest Daily and Milford Daily News will talk with a high school sports figure from the MetroWest and Milford areas. A new episode is released every Wednesday. Follow Cassell on Twitter at @TommyCassell44 or by email at tcassell@wickedlocal.com You can s

  • Connor Walkers first steps

    Connor Walker's first steps

    20/11/2018 Duration: 42min

    On September 28, Marlborough High 2017 graduate Connor Walker could feel his legs. A day later, the Saint Anselm sophomore football player could not.   Following a spinal cord injury in a game against Southern Connecticut, Connor was rushed to the hospital when he couldn't feel or move his body. Roughly three days later, he finally regained full feeling in his upper body but still can't feel his lower half to this day.   Connor, along with his father, Robbie Walker, joined host Tommy to talk about the events of Sept. 29, the diagnosis, the rehab and now the future. Connor and his father also chatted with Tommy about the community outreach, Connor's plans moving forward and even discussed the "pimp mobile" that Connor would like to drive again someday.   Read about Connor's journey and view the photos of Connor taking his first steps, on the MetroWest Daily News's website. Click here for the story.   Cassell’s Corner Each week, Tommy Cassell of the MetroWest Daily and Milford D

  • Blackstone Valley Tech football channelling Rocky 2

    Blackstone Valley Tech football channelling 'Rocky 2'

    08/11/2018 Duration: 27min

    Jordyn Amero, Scott MacKay, and Aidan Fitzgerald, as well as junior J.D. Antaya, of Blackstone Valley Tech's football team join host Tommy Cassell in the studio.   The Blackstone Valley Tech football team still finds itself on the road to Gillette Stadium after its first playoff game, a 29-13 win over Assabet in the Division 7 Central semifinals. Last season, the Beavers made it to the Div. 7 Super Bowl before falling to Mashpee.   BVT is back on a revenge tour that its calling 'Rocky 2'. Those four players joined Cassell's Corner podcast to talk the revenge tour, football traditions and their assistant coach from last season, who died this May from cancer.   The four Beavers finishing up with some 2-on-2 trivia inside the podcast studio.   Cassell’s Corner Each week, Tommy Cassell of the MetroWest Daily and Milford Daily News will talk with a high school sports figure from the MetroWest and Milford areas. A new episode is released every Wednesday. Follow Cassell on Twitter at @Tom

  • Nipmuc High football moves to playoffs

    Nipmuc High football moves to playoffs

    02/11/2018 Duration: 17min

    The back-to-back defending Division 5 Central and Dual Valley Conference champions from Nipmuc football joined podcast host Tommy Cassell following a shutout win over Sutton. Four Warriors in senior captains Matt Richards and Preston Dougherty, and juniors Judah Dishington and Nate Gould joined Tommy to talk X's and O's -- after playing "500" or "Jackpot" on the Daily News' lawn -- as well as injuries and a unique relationship with cross-street rivals Blackstone Valley Tech.   We also chatted about pregame rituals, parents who played Triple-A baseball and finished with some pop culture trivia to get the competitive juices flowing.   Cassell’s Corner Each week, Tommy Cassell of the MetroWest Daily and Milford Daily News will talk with a high school sports figure from the MetroWest and Milford areas. A new episode is released every Wednesday. Follow Cassell on Twitter at @TommyCassell44 or by email at tcassell@wickedlocal.com You can subscribe via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or any other podc

  • Holliston football is defying expectations

    Holliston football is defying expectations

    25/10/2018 Duration: 22min

    They are undefeated and Tri-Valley League Large division champion

  • Milford football is pushing to the playoffs

    Milford football is pushing to the playoffs

    18/10/2018 Duration: 18min

    The next football team to join Cassell's Corner is Milford High, as the Scarlet Hawks are fresh off two straight wins to make a late push for a playoff berth. With host, Tommy Cassell were seniors Brendan White and Sean Lehane, and juniors Colby Pires and Luke Rosa. The four Milford footballers played some catch and kicked some field goals before joining Tommy in studio to talk about the Scarlet Hawks' potent offense, traditions of the program, injuries and, at the end, there was a highly-contest trivia contest. Cassell’s Corner Each week, Tommy Cassell of the MetroWest Daily and Milford Daily News will talk with a high school sports figure from the MetroWest and Milford areas. A new episode is released every Wednesday. Follow Cassell on Twitter at @TommyCassell44 or by email at tcassell@wickedlocal.com You can subscribe via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or any other podcast provider. Don’t forget to rate and review. And if you aren’t a podcast listener, every episode of Cassell’s Cor

  • Four Clockers talk Ashland football

    Four Clockers talk Ashland football

    10/10/2018 Duration: 21min

    The Ashland football team made a trip to the Daily News to join podcast host Tommy Cassell after Week 5 of the high school football season. Four Clockers in seniors Jackson Hornung, Nathan Sickles and Ben Colledge, and junior Dom Cavanagh played some football games and trivia games while also talking all things football with Cassell.   The foursome also discussed allergic reactions, being colorblind, being janitors and driving big trucks. Cassell’s Corner Each week, Tommy Cassell of the MetroWest Daily and Milford Daily News will talk with a high school sports figure from the MetroWest and Milford areas. A new episode is released every Wednesday. Follow Cassell on Twitter at @TommyCassell44 or by email at tcassell@wickedlocal.com You can subscribe via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or any other podcast provider. Don’t forget to rate and review. And if you aren’t a podcast listener, every episode of Cassell’s Corner is available on our websites.

  • Wayland Football: Looking to take the league

    Wayland Football: Looking to take the league

    04/10/2018 Duration: 25min

    For the fourth straight week, a football team joined host Tommy Cassell on the podcast as the Wayland football team -- fresh off a 35-0 rout of Concord-Carlisle -- came into the MetroWest Daily News to run routes, play some games, talk sports and part-take in some shenanigans with Cassell.    The four Wayland football players are seniors Mikey Lampert, Brooks Jones and Wellington Pereira, as well as junior quarterback Mason Bolivar. The Warriors chatted about football, wrestling, broken backs and having a parent that cultivates weed. At the end, the quartet played musical chairs with Cassell in a game called "Drop A Hint". Cassell’s Corner Each week, Tommy Cassell of the MetroWest Daily and Milford Daily News will talk with a high school sports figure from the MetroWest and Milford areas. A new episode is released every Wednesday. Follow Cassell on Twitter at @TommyCassell44 or by email at tcassell@wickedlocal.com You can subscribe via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or any other podcast provid

  • Winning the must win game

    Winning the must win game

    28/09/2018 Duration: 19min

    The Natick boys football team faced a must-win situation in its Week 3 game against Walpole, and the Redhawks took care of business with a 42-14 win over the Rebels.    A big part of that triumph was the play of sophomore quarterback Will Lederman, who had four total touchdowns. Lederman joined host Tommy Cassell in this episode along with teammates Max Ferrucci, Felix Ferrucci and Declan McMahon.   The quartet of Redhawks talked all thing football with Tommy, while also discussing twinning, baseball, video games and at the end, the four Natick football players squared off in trivia on music.    And they show their age, by not knowing which band Justin Timberlake was part of when he started in the music industry. Cassell’s Corner Each week, Tommy Cassell of the MetroWest Daily and Milford Daily News will talk with a high school sports figure from the MetroWest and Milford areas. A new episode is released every Wednesday. Follow Cassell on Twitter at @TommyCassell44 or

  • Franklin Football players talk about the game

    Franklin Football players talk about the game

    24/09/2018 Duration: 20min

    Four Franklin football players join host Tommy Cassell to talk about the Panthers fast start to the season -- back by a motto of all gas, no brakes.    Joining Tommy were Franklin seniors Sean Leonard, Nick Gordon and Nolan Mclaney, as well as junior Thomas Gasbarro. The quartet ran some routes with Cassell outside before getting on the microphone to talk football, basketball, baseball, and police officers, before the train came off the tracks with two games to finish the podcast. Cassell’s Corner Each week, Tommy Cassell of the MetroWest Daily and Milford Daily News will talk with a high school sports figure from the MetroWest and Milford areas. A new episode is released every Wednesday. Follow Cassell on Twitter at @TommyCassell44 or by email at tcassell@wickedlocal.com You can subscribe via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or any other podcast provider. Don’t forget to rate and review. And if you aren’t a podcast listener, every episode of Cassell’s Corner is available on ou

  • Father, son talk about being a coach, quarterback pair

    Father, son talk about being a coach, quarterback pair

    12/09/2018 Duration: 26min

    A father-son duo of Dover's Steve Ryan and Kirby Ryan joined host Tommy Cassell to discuss Dover-Sherborn football's season-opening win over Weston  –  which happens to be Tommy's alma mater  –  on Sept. 7.    Kirby is a junior quarterback and Steve is in his second year as D-S head coach, his second stint with the Raiders after coaching the team earlier this century. The pair of Ryans and Tommy chatted all things football –  like dropping participation numbers, technology and what it's like to be coached or coach a family member –  while Steve and Kirby played a little "How will do you know your relative" game at the end of the podcast.   Cassell’s Corner Each week, Tommy Cassell of the MetroWest Daily and Milford Daily News will talk with a high school sports figure from the MetroWest and Milford areas. A new episode is released every Wednesday. Follow Cassell on Twitter at @TommyCassell44 or by email at tc

  • They are the Medway farm boys

    They are the Medway farm boys

    06/09/2018 Duration: 24min

    Four Medway soon-to-be seniors joined podcast host Tommy Cassell on Cassell's Corner podcast to talk about their interesting summer adventures and their upcoming school year.   They are Medway's Jeremy Curley, Carter Fisher, Brendan Kenney and Nathan Steinhoff and all four of them worked on Cassidy Farm this summer in Medway. Lenny Megliola wrote a story on the quartet, who baled hay and helped with tasks on the farm, as the four talked football, hockey, and lacrosse with Cassell, with the latter sport being the season they all join together as captains.   They even played an updated version of The Newlywed Game.   Photos of the Farm Boys. and Lenny's story. Cassell’s Corner Each week, Tommy Cassell of the MetroWest Daily and Milford Daily News will talk with a high school sports figure from the MetroWest and Milford areas. A new episode is released every Wednesday. Follow Cassell on Twitter at @TommyCassell44 or by email at tcassell@wickedlocal.com You can subscribe via iTune

  • Two baseball guys - Mike Vasil and Henry Weycker - from Wellesley

    Two baseball guys - Mike Vasil and Henry Weycker - from Wellesley

    22/08/2018 Duration: 28min

    Wellesley natives Mike Vasil and Henry Weycker joined host Tommy Cassell to talk all things baseball.   Vasil, who just graduated from BC High, will be a freshman on the University of Virginia baseball team this year while Weycker, who has one year left at Wellesley High, will be a freshman next year on the Virginia Tech baseball team.   The two talked with Tommy about high school playoff baseball, Vasil foregoing the MLB draft, deciding whether to go to public or private school and even played a little baseball trivia at the end. Cassell’s Corner Each week, Tommy Cassell of the MetroWest Daily and Milford Daily News will talk with a high school sports figure from the MetroWest and Milford areas. A new episode is released every Wednesday. Follow Cassell on Twitter at @TommyCassell44 or by email at tcassell@wickedlocal.com You can subscribe via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or any other podcast provider. Don’t forget to rate and review. And if you aren’t a podcast listener, every

  • Number one in the country

    Number one in the country

    03/08/2018 Duration: 29min

    The best teenage golfer in the country came on Cassell's Corner podcast to chat with host Tommy Cassell about how he got that title.   Wellesley's Michael Thorbjornsen claimed the prestigious golf tournament, coming from behind to win 1 up in the US Junior Amateur at Baltusrol Golf Club in New Jersey on July 21.   He and one of his best friend's Drew Cohen, also of Wellesley, recollect the historic July day, talk about golf in general and even take part in a sand wedge competition. Cassell’s Corner Each week, Tommy Cassell of the MetroWest Daily and Milford Daily News will talk with a high school sports figure from the MetroWest and Milford areas. A new episode is released every Wednesday. Follow Cassell on Twitter at @TommyCassell44 or by email at tcassell@wickedlocal.com You can subscribe via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or any other podcast provider. Don’t forget to rate and review. And if you aren’t a podcast listener, every episode of Cassell’s Corner is available on

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