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U.S. Mint Issues Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Silver Dollar

June 5, 2021 (12:29 pm EST)
Filed under: General Interest,Schools & Education by News Staff

FRAMINGHAM, MA and PHILADELPHIA, PA - The United States Mint has begun taking orders for a 2021 Silver Dollar to commemorate Christa McAuliffe, who grew up in the and went on the become the First Teacher in Space and was tragically killed in the 1986 NASA Challenger Space Shuttle explosion.

Christa McAuliffe, who was born Sharon Christa Corrigan, but known as "Christa" since childhood, grew up off Water Street and graduated from Framingham's Marian High School in 1966. She went on to earn her bachelors degree at Framingham State College, studying American History and Education, then earned her Masters Degree in Education from Bowie State College.

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FSU Rams Softball Soars Past Fitchburg State 8-7 and 12-4

April 24, 2021 (5:24 am EST)
Filed under: Sports by News Staff
Framingham State University (FSU)

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The Framingham State University softball team belted a combined 22 hits including a pair of home runs as the Rams swept Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) doubleheader at Maple Street Field. The Rams walked off with an 8-7 victory in the opener before soaring to a 12-4 six inning victory in game two.

In the opener, the Rams grabbed the early lead on a two run home run to left center off the bat of Kirsten Dick.
The Falcons plated four runs in the top of the second to take a 4-2 advantage. Morgan Cormier launched a solo homer to left and the Falcons proceeded to load the bases with no outs. Molly Grass followed with an RBI fielder’s choice and an infield single and error allowed the final two runs to score.

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FSU RAMS Baseball Sweeps Brandeis in Double-Header

April 15, 2021 (10:35 pm EST)
Filed under: Schools & Education,Sports by News Staff
Framingham State RAMS
Framingham State RAMS

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The Framingham State University baseball team rallied for a 6-5 come from behind victory over Brandeis University in game one before erupting for five runs in the fourth inning to complete the sweep with an 8-3 victory in game two of a non-conference doubleheader this afternoon at the New England Baseball Complex in Northborough, MA.

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FSU RAMS Baseball Takes the Nightcap 5-0 in Split with Westfield State

March 28, 2021 (1:45 am EST)
Filed under: Sports by News Staff
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Framingham State University (FSU) Rams Baseball

FRAMINGHAM, MA -- The Framingham State University baseball team rallied for a 5-0 victory in game two of a doubleheader with the Westfield State Owls to earn the split after falling 6-3 in the opener at the New England Baseball Complex in Northborough, MA.

In the opener, the Owls grabbed a 1-0 lead on a sacrifice fly off the bat of Casey Boudreau in the top of the third.  The Rams grabbed a 3-1 lead with three in the bottom of the fourth. Mike Ryan plated a run with a single to left and Matt Shaver and Bobby Higgins reached on infield singles scoring a run apiece.

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FSU Softball Returns to Action with Doubleheader Sweep of Emmanuel College

March 17, 2021 (9:15 pm EST)
Filed under: Schools & Education,Sports by News Staff

Framingham State University (FSU)

FRAMINGHAM, MA - After losing the entire 2020 season, the Framingham State University softball team returned to the field this afternoon and used the long ball to defeat Emmanuel 7-1 in the opener and rallied from a two run deficit to finish the sweep of a non-conference doubleheader with a 3-2 victory over the Saints at Maple Street Field.

In the opener, senior Camille Desrochers (Westford, Mass.) led off the inning with ...[read more]


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