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@ PagelO POST-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 12, 2010 Bob by Bob DeCristoforo FRANK VILAR Tecce's Restaurant on March 6th. See "In my father's house, there are many Lynn Bova for further information or dwelling places ... If I go and prepare a place email: The Eliot School for you, I will come back again, and take has become an important part of the North you to myself, so that where I am you also End education community. may be ... Peace I leave with you; My peace HIGH SCHOOL PREP NOTEBOOK I give to you ... Do not let your hearts be John Parziale has been appointed Varsity troubled or afraid." Football Coach at East Boston High School. -- John: 14 He was an assistant to retiring Eastie Coach God gives us many gifts and sometimes John Sousa. we don't even know it. Frank Vilar was one WEEKLY ROUNDUP of those gifts. On the ice St. Clement got a goal and three RED SOX REMEMBER JACKIE ROBINSON assists from Chris Finn, his 100th career point to lead St. Clement's past Lowell Catho- lic 5-I, and then the Anchormen dropped East Boston 5-3. Xaverian stung BC High 3-2. MC ripped Bishop Guertin 9-2, and Arlington Catholic whipped St. Peter Marian 8-1. Thayer Academy topped Catholic Memorial 7-2, but the Knights upended rival BC High 5-I. Somerville was shutout by Winthrop and defeated by Matignon 7-1. Boston Latin was shutout by Acton/Boxboro I-0. Malden Catho- lic and St. John battled to a 2-2 tie. In girls hockey Matignon topped Latin Academy 6-4, and Acton Boxboro stopped Boston Latin Tommy Harper and Bob D. 5-1. Boston Latin and Methuen battled to a February 1st was a good afternoon. On this 1-1 tie. MC shutout Andover 3-0. Austin Prep the first day of Black History Month, the 8th shutout St. Bernard 6-0. Williams and Annual Boston Red Sox Celebration of the Arlington Catholic tied 3-3. St. Mary (L) shut- down Matignon 6-0. Winthrop and Danvers Life of Jackie Robinson took place at Fenway Park. The event, initiated in 2003 after the tied 2-2. In girls hockey Williams upset AC 5-i, and St. Mary (L) shutout Notre Dame ownership group led by John W. Henry, Tom Werner and Larry Lucchino purchased the 5-0. Club in 2002, is designed to teach children Courtside: Eastie is back on track. The about the life, career and character of Num- Jets sank Snowden 71-67. Charlestown ber 42 with the hope that the youth will qualified for the tournament beating Latin learn-not only for the purpose of learning, Academy 73-51 and Southie 71-62. New but for the purpose of teaching their future Mission (16-1) busted Brighton 67-55 and dissed on Hyde Park 61-40. O'Bryant topped grandchildren -- why Robinson's life is so important, keeping Jackie's spirit and West Roxbury 71-60 and Burke 68-44. legacy alive. The youth were represented Brighton dropped Dorchester 70-58. Madi- by many children from the Boston Centers son Park upped Fenway 76-48 and Snowden for Youth and Families, among them our own 72-48. Catholic Memorial surprised North End Nazzaro Center. Larry Lucchino, St. John's Prep 84-79 and BC High 65-47. President & CEO of the Boston Red Sox in- St. John's regrouped to beat Xaverian troduced the program. George Mitrovitch, 73-55. Boston English stopped New Bedford Chairman of the Great Fenway Park Writer's 64-50 and Burke 68-52. St. Clement dropped Series was the Master of Ceremonies. Spe- Marian 75-65. St. Mary (L) topped North cial guests and speakers were Tommy Cambridge Catholic 61-46. Arlington Catho- Harper, Boston Red Sox Player Development lic defeated Fenwick 69-64. Cathedral Consultant; Jackie Robinson; Historian whipped Williams 58-36, but fell to Spellmen Stephen Schlein, Pat Williams, Senior Vice 69-59. Williams defeated North Cambridge President of the Orlando Magic basketball Catholic 68-55. Austin Prep tipped Matignon team, and author of "How to be Like Jackie 54-51. Newton South defeated Boston Latin Robinson: Life Lessons from Baseball's 66-65 in overtime. C~l'own lost a nonleaguer Greatest Hero". There was a great exhibi- to Masconomet 62-58. tion of Jackie Robinson memobilia. Each COLLEGE BOARD young person and many of us older young Beanpot finalists BC dropped UMASS/ people received a Red Sox gift bag that in- AMHERST 7-1. Eagle Brian Gibbons led the eluded Mr. Williams book. Refreshments way with four assists, and BU got two first were also provided by the Red Sox. I learned period shorthanded goals by Zach Cohen and a lot and the book was a great supplement Dave Warsofsky to hold off Lowell in a 3-2 to the autobiography of Jackie Robinson that win. Merrimack split their weekend play I read a few years back. I finished the book falling to Northeastern 5-1, but defeating quickly and it certainly reminded me that Lowell 3-1. Maine took a big pair from UNH. Jackie Robinson was more than just the first Maine topped the Wildcats 3-2, and 6-3. Black player in the Major Leagues. His Robby Dee had the game winner in the 3-2 achievement went much further and is still win. Vermont picked off three points when felt. Jackie Robinson is a true American they played Providence winning 5-1, then hero. It was a good day to be at Fenway. battling to a 1-I OT tie. In the ECAC Harvard ASH WEDNESDAY dropped Brown 5-2. Doug Rogers had two goals AT ST. LEONARD'S PARISH and an assist for the Crimson. Union clocked On Wednesday, February 17th, Ash Clarkson 11-2. Yale beat Dartmouth 4-2. On Wednesday the Mass schedule will be Saturday Yale stopped Harvard 6-3. 7:30am at St. Mary's Chapel, 12:05pm at St. PROLINE Leonard's Church, 4:00pm at 145 Commer- Congratulations to the New Orleans cial Street, 7:00pm at Sacred Heart Church. Saints 2010 Super Bowl Champs! ELIOT SCHOOL FUNDRAISER - Jamie Silva, who played for the India- Tickets are now on sale for the Eliot napolis Colts in Sunday's Super Bowl, played School fundraiser to be held at Joe his college ball at BC. TIDBITS - Birthday best to Celtics PA Announcer Eddie Palladino and to President Abraham Lincoln ... 201 years old on February 12th. - USA! USA! The Winter Olympics begin in Vancouver this week. - Victor P., I got your note. - It's HOPE LINE TIME ... 617-635-HOPE. - Celeb Sightings: Representative Aaron Michlewitz at the Beanpot, Johnny "Shoes" clipping at the shop, Johnny Fiumara and his K of C boys celebrating Super Bowl Sunday, John N. Romano, and the amazing Phil Orlandella. - Don't forget, Valentine's Day is Sunday, February 14thI Tommy Harper and Nazzaro kids celebrate - Remember Haiti. @@oeooeooooeoooeeegee@ooeooeeee@@eeoeoeeeee@: ! | IIDEO i VIEWS... more than meets theeye CMT INVITATION ONLY: REBA (DVD) CMT-Valory Music Country music superstar Reba McEntire in a one-hour special, performing some of the greatest hits of her 30- plus years in country music, including "Why Haven't I Heard From You" and "The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia." Plus songs from her current #1 album Keep On Loving You, featuring the single "Consider Me Gone" which stayed at #I for four weeks, and the Top 10 hit, "Strange." Taped in front of a live studio audience in the Grand Ole Opry's historic Studio A in Nashville. Addi- tional cuts have, "Why Not Tonight," "And Still," "Noth- ing To Lose," "8 Crazy Hours,: the anthem "I'm a Survivor," and "I Want a Cowboy." I want more Reba! MANEATER (DVD) Sony Pictures Home Ent. Maneater is the top-rated TV Lifetime miniseries based on Gigi Levangie Grazer's New York Times bestselling book. Beautiful, fashionable and fun, Clarissa Alpert (Sarah Chalke) is a shallow socialite whose Rolodex is full of Hollywood power players. With her 32nd birthday looming (even though she will admit to be- ing only 28), the spoiled daddy's girl is in a panic be- cause she's still single. Clarissa always gets what she wants -- and when that's the hottest new pro- ducer in town, she sets into motion an elaborate plan to lasso the dashing film- maker who will, she hopes, be the man to put a ring on her finger. A delicious romantic comedy! (2 hrs. 56 mins.) PROM NIGHT IN MISSISSIPPI (DVD) Docurama Films In 1970, the town of Charleston, Mississippi, al- lowed black students into their white high school, but refused to integrate the senior prom. Twenty-seven years later, Charleston resi- dent and Academy Award- winning actor Morgan Free- man offered to finance the prom -- under the cond- ition it be integrated. His of- fer was ignored. In 2008, Freeman made the offer again. This time the school board accepted, and history was made. Prom Night in Mississippi traces the tu- multuous events leading up to Charleston's first inte- grated prom through inti- mate conversations with students, families, faculty members and Freeman himself. As the film unfolds, we delve deeply into the heated race issues that tear apart this tiny community, and realize that this trou- bling segregation has less to do with the students than their parents. (I hr. 28 mins.) BAD GIRLS FILM NOIR m VOLUME 1 & VOLUME 2 (2-DVD) Sony Pictures Home Ent. Volume 1: In the 1940s and '50s the juiciest roles for actresses in Hollywood were often in B-pictures that ex- plored the dark side of life. Starring roles as cool, calcu- lating gals who could stick a knife in a man's back and make him like it. Showcas- ing some of the best femme fatales of the period, Gloria Grahame, Evelyn Keyes and Lizabeth Scott. Classic films in the double-disc set in- clude, "The Killer That Stalked New York," "Two of a Kind," "Bad For Each Other" and "The Glass Wall." (Ap- proximately 5 hrs. 13 mins.). Volume 2: Janis Carter, Ida Lupino, Cleo Moore, Jan Sterling and Audrey Totter. Forgery, adultery, theft, blackmail and murder -- The "Bad Girls'"are back, and these gorgeous gals with malice in their hearts are sure to thrill hard-boiled fans of Noir. The Volume 2 pair of discs have, "Night Editor," "One Girl's Confes- sion," "Women's Prison" and "Over Exposed." Both vol- umes include the original theatrical trailers. (Approxi- mately 5 hrs.) NEW YORK, I LOVE YOU (Blu-ray/DVD) Vivendi Ent. In a city that never sleeps, love abounds 24/7. At the cafG, in the park, on the sub- way, on the corner, you never know where love will find you. Some of the most out- standing directors present a celebration of love that fea- tures an all-star cast, includ- ing Shia LaBeouf, Bradley Cooper, Natalie Portman, Orlando Bloom, Christina Ricci, Ethan Hawke, Blake Lively, Robin Wright Penn, Hayden Christensen, Rachel Bilson, Drea de Matteo, James Caan, Anton Yelchin, Justin Bartha, Andy Garcia, Julie Christie, Maggie Q, and many more[ Ten vi- gnettes with a magical spell~ (1 hr. 43 mins.) THE STEPFATHER (Blu-ray/DVD) Sony Pictures Home Ent. When Michael Harding (Penn Badgley) returns home from military school, he finds his mom is madly in love with her charming live-in boyfriend David (Dylan Walsh). At first, David appears to be the ultimate nice guy and an ideal future husband and stepfather. But when Michael and his girlfriend (Amber Heard) start delving into David's past, they begin to discover a dark and dangerous side to Michael's new "daddy" in this riveting, chilling thriller. (1 hr. 42 mins.). SMILE!