• Dr. Anthony Fauci April 4, 2022 3:59 pm

    Holy Cross, Fauci's Alma Mater, to Name Building After Him

    The College of the Holy Cross is naming its science center after Dr. Anthony Fauci, one of its most famous alumni, the school said Monday. “Dr. Fauci vividly personifies the distinctive characteristics of a Holy Cross education, and we know his life and work are already inspiring the next generation of empathetic servant leaders,” Vincent Rougeau, president of the Jesuit…

  • Sports March 17, 2022 6:39 pm

    Amanda Belichick Building Her Own Coaching Legacy

    Patriots head coach Bill Belichick’s daughter, Amanda, has led the women’s lacrosse team for seven years at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester.

  • Holy Cross March 17, 2022 7:24 pm

    Amanda Belichick Creating Her Own Coaching Legacy

    Bill Belichick will be entering his 23rd season as Patriots head coach this fall, but he’s not the only Belichick who’s a head coach in New England. His daughter – Amanda Belichick, is in her seventh season leading the Holy Cross Women’s Lacrosse Team. Amanda remembers her family always playing lacrosse growing up, but the message from her parents...

  • Sports March 16, 2022 12:21 pm

    Amanda Belichick Creating Her Own Coaching Legacy

  • Worcester June 18, 2021 7:11 pm

    Worcester Unveils Statue of Celtics Legend Bob Cousy

    Former Boston Celtics and Holy Cross great Bob Cousy was honored Friday with the unveiling of a statue in Worcester, Massachusetts. The now 92-year-old Cousy, who has called Worcester home for more than 70 years, was on hand for the ceremony outside the DCU Center. “The Boston Celtics have done more, in my opinion, to further the cause of social…

  • Worcester June 13, 2021 11:43 am

    Former Celtic Bob Cousy Getting Statue in Worcester

    Former Boston Celtics and Holy Cross great Bob Cousy is getting his own statue in Worcester. The statue outside the DCU Center is scheduled to be unveiled Friday. The now 92-year-old Cousy has called Worcester home for more than 70 years. He is expected to attend. After a successful four years at Holy Cross, the 6-foot-1 point guard played for…

  • Holy Cross May 6, 2021 8:13 pm

    Ground Broken on $4M Athletic Center Named for Mass. Rower Killed in Crash

    Before Grace Rett’s life was tragically cut short last year, she was not only a world record holder on the Holy Cross Crusader’s rowing team, but in her younger years an Angels basketball player and dedicated student at Our Lady of the Valley (OLV) in Uxbridge. On Thursday her alma mater dedicated and broke ground on the site that...

  • Massachusetts May 6, 2021 7:54 pm

    Ground Broken at Grace Rett Athletic Complex

    A ceremony was held for a new athletic complex and education center at a Massachusetts school attended by Grace Rett, a world-class collegiate rower who died when her team’s van crashed in Florida last year.

  • Worcester April 10, 2021 12:07 am

    COVID-19 Cluster Cancels in-Person Classes at Holy Cross

    The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, is canceling all in-person learning and athletic events because of a COVID-19 spike. Students got the word Friday night. “There were rumors flying around,” said student Shannon Kiniry. “So 5 o’clock hit and the email came out, some of us were thinking it’s like the apocalypse all over again, but...

  • Massachusetts April 9, 2021 11:45 pm

    Holy Cross Goes Remote After Spike in COVID Cases

    As coronavirus cases rise across Massachusetts, a cluster at the College of the Holy Cross is forcing students to go remote.

  • Holy Cross February 10, 2021 11:44 am

    Holy Cross Taps BC Law School Dean as 1st Black President

    The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester on Wednesday announced it had named legal scholar Vincent Rougeau as the first Black president in school history.    The school said Rougeau, who has served as dean of Boston College Law School since 2011, will become its 33rd president on July 1. A virtual ceremony will be held Thusday to introduce…

  • Holy Cross December 20, 2020 1:58 am

    62-Hour ‘Grace to the Finish' Rowing Marathon Underway For Holy Cross Athlete Killed in Crash

    Two weeks before Grace Rett died, she set an indoor rowing world record. On Saturday, her College of Holy Cross teammates kicked off a rowing marathon called “G.R.A.C.E. to the finish” — the event is serving as a virtual fundraiser, one year to the day after Rett embarked on that record-breaking rowing session of 62 hours and 3 seconds....

  • Grace Rett December 20, 2020 12:58 am

    Rowing to Remember Grace Rett

    The women’s crew team at Holy Cross and other athletes around the country are taking part in a 62-hour virtual fundraiser of rowing, raffles and other efforts called “Grace to the finish.” The funds will go toward a facility at Grace Rett’s old high school in Uxbridge, Massachusetts.

  • Holy Cross October 9, 2020 9:01 am

    Holy Cross Rower Killed in Crash to Have Gym Named for Her

    Grace Rett was a loving daughter and sister, a good friend, a fierce competitor and more. Her death in a car crash while on a College of the Holy Cross rowing trip to Florida last January is a tragedy, not a legacy.   At Our Lady of the Valley Regional School, where Rett was a student before college, fundraising is well...

  • Massachusetts October 8, 2020 8:57 pm

    Family of Late Holy Cross Rower Talks About Her Legacy

    We’re hearing from the family of Grace Rhett, a Holy Cross student-athlete who died after her rowing team’s bus was hit by a pickup truck in Florida.

  • coronavirus May 23, 2020 2:41 pm

    Dr. Fauci Addresses Holy Cross' Virtual Graduation: ‘Stay Strong and Unflinching'

    Graduating seniors at the College of the Holy Cross got a message from an alumnus who’s been in the news a lot lately. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the federal government’s top infectious disease expert, addressed the 707 graduates in Worcester college’s livestreamed ceremony.

  • Holy Cross May 1, 2020 8:39 pm

    WNBA Drafts Its 1st Holy Cross Player

    Lauren Manis became the first Holy Cross women’s basketball player to be drafted into the WNBA. Kevin Walsh shares the history-making story of the Bishop Feehan alumna and Franklin native.

  • coach cited February 26, 2020 2:38 pm

    Holy Cross Rowing Coach Cited in Crash That Killed Rower

    Police in Florida have cited a College of Holy Cross rowing coach for failing to yield the right of way in a Jan. 15 crash that killed a rower and injured 13 other people. Patrick Diggins was issued a noncriminal traffic violation for failing to yield to oncoming traffic as he drove a rented van carrying team members to practice,…

  • Holy Cross February 23, 2020 11:46 am

    Holy Cross Rowing Coach Retires After Deadly Van Crash

    The longtime Holy Cross women’s rowing coach who was driving a team van that crashed, killing one student, in Florida last month is retiring. The school announced Friday that Patrick Diggins is leaving after 34 years at the Worcester college. Diggins was driving a van to practice at a nearby training camp when it collided with a pickup truck in…

  • Holy Cross January 27, 2020 4:19 pm

    Last Holy Cross Rower Hurt in Florida Crash Out of Hospital

    The last member of a College of the Holy Cros women’s rowing team injured in a traffic crash in Florida that claimed the life of a teammate was released from the hospital Monday, the school announced. Anne Comcowich, a sophomore from Hopkinton, Massachusetts, left Lawnwood Regional Medical Center on Monday morning, the Worcester school posted on its website. She...

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