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Park & Recreation launches esports league

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Even before the pandemic made activities where people are breathing heavily, grabbing and holding you, and communally sharing a ball with nine or more people far less attractive than before, esports and video game-based competitions were becoming extremely popular. Worldwide, some video game tournaments are...

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Medfield TV hosts video game tournament

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Whether you like it or not, video games are going to end up on your TV sooner rather than later. ESPN has invested heavily in e-sports, more and more colleges are giving out scholarships to video game athletes, and famous gamers are becoming mainstream celebrities. Getting ahead of...
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Library holds Smash Bros tournament

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Libraries are usually seen as quiet places of solitary learning, but on Thursday night, August 8, Wellesley Library was home to a video game tournament featuring players ranging from second grade to high school. And while anyone could hypothetically set up a console and try to figure it...
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