Cassell's Corner

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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

  • Looking back at Lincoln-Sudbury golfs 2019 season

    Looking back at Lincoln-Sudbury golf's 2019 season

    06/08/2020 Duration: 15min

    This past fall, there were just two boys high school athletic teams in the MetroWest and Milford area that won state championships.  The Lincoln-Sudbury golf team was one of them. They beat every team in Division 1 at The Haven Country Club in Boylston.  Members of those teams joined senior multimedia journalist Tommy Cassell on Cassell's Corner podcast to talk all things state titles, sports and much more. 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. You can also subscribe to our morning newsletter for all of the latest sports headline, here

  • Hopkinton Boys Ice Hockey comes to the studio

    Hopkinton Boys Ice Hockey comes to the studio

    22/01/2020 Duration: 36min

    The Daily News recently hosted its 20th annual hockey tournament called the Daily News Cup as the Hopkinton boys hockey team won the four-team tournament. So five Hillers joined Daily News senior multimedia journalist Tommy Cassell on his 100th episode of the Cassell's Corner podcast. Seniors Sean Walsh, Kyle Rogers, Drew Saporoschetz and Tommy Hamblet, and freshman Pavit Mehra came into the studio to talk about beating Hudson and Algonquin by a combined goal-differential of 13-3 in the two-game tourney.  The five hockey players talked puck, making it to a state championship game at TD Garden last year, high school and post-high school choices and germs before playing a little hockey 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 @TommyCassell44 or by email at tcassell@wickedlocal.com You can subscri

  • Yoshitaka Andos sons reflect on what their dad meant to them

    Yoshitaka Ando's sons reflect on what their dad meant to them

    13/12/2019 Duration: 01min

    Kyle (16) and Marcus (14) Ando, of Marlborough, are a sophomore and freshman, respectively, at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School. Their father, Yoshitaka Ando, recently died from cancer on Dec. 3, just three days before the two boys went to the a Division 2 Super Bowl at Gillette Stadium with the L-S football team.In this audio clip, Kyle and Marcus go back and forth talking about their father, who was the L-S athletic trainer, and what he meant to them. 

  • Lincoln-Sudbury football in the house

    Lincoln-Sudbury football in the house

    31/10/2019 Duration: 20min

    The Lincoln-Sudbury football team joined Tommy Cassell's on Cassell's Corner podcast to talk about winning a Dual County League Large division title while also going over the Warriors' first season with a new coach in nearly five decades. Three seniors in Andrew Cahill, Ben Ohler and Finn Garrity, along with juniors Will Ohler and Jack Malone sang "Take Me Home, Country Roads" on the podcast while also doing some football drills on the Daily News lawn. The quartet of Warriors also talked baseball, lacrosse and shouted out some of their friends. 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,

  • Clockers secure a Tri-Valley League Large title

    Clockers secure a Tri-Valley League Large title

    31/10/2019 Duration: 22min

    Five Clockers joined Cassell's Corner podcast a week after Ashland football beat Holliston for the first time since 2001 to secure a Tri-Valley League Large title for the Clockers. Five seniors in Dom Cavanagh, Jake Latessa, Brandon Grover, Kevin Russell and Dom Massauro played some football on the Daily News lawn before sitting down in Cassell's Corner (with balloons) and barking to start the podcast. Ashland football barks twice after ever win. The Clockers then talked all things football, sports and cancer before class president Groover took over as proxy 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 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&rs

  • These boys are playing on Wayland Highs field hockey team

    These boys are playing on Wayland High's field hockey team

    16/10/2019 Duration: 27min

    Three members of the Wayland High School field hockey team joined Cassell's Corner podcast. And all three were boys. Wayland seniors Aiden Chitkara, Ethan Betancourt, and Zeke Betancourt joined Tommy to talk all things field hockey. The trio of Warriors also discussed the decision, reactions from others, difference between boys and girls sports, and goal celebration.  They even talked about whether or not they'd wear the skirts. 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. You can also subscribe to our morning newslette

  • Meet the Powers family

    Meet the Powers family

    16/10/2019 Duration: 30min

    Three Hopkinton siblings in Ben Powers, Garrett Powers and Kate Powers joined host Tommy Cassell on the Cassell's Corner podcast to talk about the trio all receiving Tri-Valley League All-Star honors for outdoor track this past spring. Ben and Garrett are 18 and twins. Garrett is older by 30 minutes. Kate is the younger sister and is 14 years old. All three participated on the Hillers' outdoor track team doing field events. Kate and Garrett threw discus while Ben tossed the javelin. The siblings talked all things track before diving into their other athletic endeavors. Tommy then had Kate play a trivia game about which brother she knew better.   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 oth

  • Top athletes of the 2018-2019 year

    Top athletes of the 2018-2019 year

    02/09/2019 Duration: 29min

    The Daily News held its annual awards ceremony after the school year and honored All-Stars from all three of its sports seasons. The Daily News also bestowed the award for Female and Male Athlete of the Year. And those two winners recently joined host Tommy Cassell on this episode of the Cassell's Corner podcast. Natick's Grace Connolly and Wayland's Nick Smith were named the Female Athlete of the Year and Male Athlete of the Year, respectively, and talked about what that honor meant to them with Tommy. The two gifted athletes talked all things sports, and the college recruiting process, as Grace will run cross country and track at Stanford University while Nick will swim at Middlebury College.  Oh, and the two student-athletes are pretty smart as well. So Tommy ended the podcast with some competitive pop culture 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 episo

  • Hudson softball players win the state title

    Hudson softball players win the state title

    28/07/2019 Duration: 24min

    The Hudson softball team won a Division 2 state championship. So naturally, the Hawks came into the studio for an episode of Cassell's Corner podcast to talk about it. Seniors Sophia Togneri, Natalie Bishop and Emily White, and coach Laura Bowen -- a Hudson High grad herself -- joined host Tommy Cassell to talk things all state title. Then, the three Hawks and their coach opened up about superstitions, traditions, saving woodchucks and taking faceplants. At the end of the podcast, the trio of Hawks and their coach played the Cassell version of "The Dating Game" which resulted in some spilled water and a few laughs. 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 for

  • Dover-Sherborn claims state title

    Dover-Sherborn claims state title

    28/07/2019 Duration: 29min

    The Division 3 state champion Dover-Sherborn boys lacrosse team joined Cassell's Corner podcast and host Tommy Cassell to talk about winning a state title. Three seniors in Cam Raycroft, Matt Paolatto and Henry Kenney, and junior Matt Gallitano joined Tommy in studio after doing some faceoffs on the Daily News lawn. The quartet of Raiders opened up about their warm-up song, drank water out of tea mugs, talked all things lax and then take over the final section 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 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. You

  • Hopkinton girls lacrosse has some fun

    Hopkinton girls lacrosse has some fun

    07/06/2019 Duration: 18min

    The Hopkinton girls lacrosse team has had fun both on and off the field this season. On the field, the Hillers went 12-6 in the regular season and beat Bishop Feehan in the first round of the playoffs. Off the field, Hopkinton do a raffle drawing to raise funds for the team during each day of the month of May. Needless to say, the Hillers had fun with the raffle. So on Sunday, five players of the team joined host Tommy Cassell to tape the podcast. The five Hillers played some lax outside and even sang the national anthem before the podcast, before talking all things lacrosse and sports with Tommy.  To wrap up the podcast, the quintet of Hillers took over the microphone and played a game.

  • Rich Pedroli Memorial Daily News Classic champions

    Rich Pedroli Memorial Daily News Classic champions

    31/05/2019 Duration: 24min

    Five members of the Franklin baseball team in senior captains Alex Haba, Jake Macchi and Scott Elliott, and juniors Will Pacheco and Jack Nally, joined host Tommy Cassell on the podcast to talk about the Panthers winning the 13th annual Rich Pedroli Memorial Daily News Classic. The quintet of Panthers did a little impromptu Home Run Derby out on the Daily News lawn before coming into the podcast studio. To start off the podcast, Nally did his best Freddie Mercury impression by singing "Another One Bites The Dust" with the help of his teammates. Tommy chatted with the baseball players about winning the Daily News' tournament and winning a Super 8 championship last year before dissecting the dugout chatter for Franklin. 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@wickedloc

  • Making the most of Marathon Monday: Running, cheering, and supporting

    Making the most of Marathon Monday: Running, cheering, and supporting

    13/05/2019 Duration: 26min

    When it comes to Marathon Monday in Boston, no one does it better than the Rabidou family. This past April, the two youngest siblings of the four Rabidous from Ashland ran in the Boston Marathon. And for a few good reasons.  Kevin and Spencer Rabidou both ran to honor loved ones who have recently died. Meanwhile, their older sister, Devan, and older brother, Trevor, both watched on the sidelines of the Boston Marathon as the two breezed by their Ashland home en route to the finish line.  The four siblings visited with host Tommy Cassell to talk Marathon Monday, coaching, Ashland High vs. Marian High and even talked about delivering a baby. At the end, the four competitive siblings played 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

  • Back-to-back state champs

    Back-to-back state champs

    29/04/2019 Duration: 19min

    The back-to-back state champions from Wellesley girls hockey hopped into the Daily News podcast studio to talk to host Tommy Cassell. The quartet of Raiders included senior captains Isabelle Kressy, Grace Dore, junior Emily Rourke and freshman Lulu Rourke. The four hockey stars talked about winning two straight Division 2 state titles at TD Garden, superstitions, music and senior superlatives. And to start off the podcast, they even spoke some Spanish and Chinese before switching over to English. Needless to say, this is a fun bunch. 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 o

  • The Dover-Sherborn boys basketball team is State Champs!

    The Dover-Sherborn boys basketball team is State Champs!

    21/03/2019 Duration: 21min

    The three captains of the Dover-Sherborn boys basketball team brought in their Division 3 state championship trophy and medals to see Tommy as they taped this show. Fresh off a 71-56 win over Bishop Stang to secure the Raiders' first state title since 1981, seniors Brett Stark, Cam Raycroft and John Muckstadt joined Tommy in studio to talk all things basketball, injuries, traveling and March Madness.   They even played a little HORSE in the lobby of the Daily News.    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 website

  • Unscripted: Algonquin High seniors take over the show

    Unscripted: Algonquin High seniors take over the show

    19/03/2019 Duration: 25min

    Three Algonquin High seniors joined Tommy Cassell on this episode. The trio of Tomahawks are accomplished athletes, but the reason why they were in studio was not to talk sports -- really -- but to talk about talking about sports.   Josh Harmon, Jon Symons and Nick Hatton are the hosts of "Unscripted." It's a weekly sports show with "the most hot takes."   The T-Hawk super fans chatted with Tommy about their shtick before taking over the podcast entirely at the end of the podcast. Oh, and they also performed a pizza review outside of a nearby pizza establishment.    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

  • Two programs are hitting their strides

    Two programs are hitting their strides

    07/03/2019 Duration: 30min

    Five Hudson High seniors joined podcast host Tommy Cassell to talk recent successes, postseason aspirations and much more.   Indoor track runner Michael Blake, and basketball players Allura Carney, Caroline Pollard, Tim Person and Cam White all joined Tommy Cassell in the studio for some fun. The quintet talk their respective sports and also some behind the scenes stuff before finishing with a 'Drop a Hint' 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 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. You can also subscribe to our morning newsletter fo

  • Wayland swimmers are state champs!

    Wayland swimmers are state champs!

    07/03/2019 Duration: 30min

    Five Wayland swimmers, three girls and two boys, joined podcast host Tommy Cassell on Cassell's Corner podcast to talk all things swimming.   The quintet of Warriors are all fresh off of Division 2 state championship victories with boys swimmers Nick Smith and Edmond Giang sharing the spotlight with girls swimmers Rose Kiefer, Julia Pak and Remmi Shaw.   The Wayland pool people talked state titles, diets, medical emergencies and more with Cassell.   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. You can also sub

  • 5 Wayland Warriors talk wrestling then it goes wrong

    5 Wayland Warriors talk wrestling then it goes wrong

    30/01/2019 Duration: 22min

    Five Wayland High wrestlers in senior captains Brooks Jones and Erik Sweeney, and juniors Cameron Jones, George Natsis and CJ Brown join host to talk about Wayland winning the Warrior Cup over rival Lincoln-Sudbury and much more about the wrestling program.   The five Warriors began the podcast by singing the song they listen to before every home match and ended the podcast with an impromptu promposal, which is when people ask other people to junior prom, by Brown.

  • Clockers talk Coaches vs Cancer wrestling match

    Clockers talk Coaches vs Cancer wrestling match

    20/01/2019 Duration: 22min

    Five Ashland wrestlers joined host Tommy Cassell to talk about the Clockers' recent Coaches vs. Cancer wrestling match with Hopkinton. (Check out the photos)   The quintet of wrestlers also talked all thing wrestling -- including cauliflower ear, ringworm, wardrobe choices, weigh-ins and packing a bag -- while also discussing how cancer has impacted the Ashland wrestling team and community.   The wrestlers also kept things loose by opening up the podcast by singing "Juju On That Beat" -- a song and dance you'll sometimes see and hear at an Ashland wrestling practice.   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

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