Multiplatform Editor and Reporter

Barbara Matson

For most of the last 20 years, Barbara Matson has been a copy editor, writer, and multiplatform editor in Sports and contributed stories to Sports (Bruins, Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Revolution, Marathon, Head of the Charles, golf, tennis, colleges, features, profiles), Living, and Travel.

Latest stories

Masters memories: Globe reporters share their experiences at Augusta

By , Globe Staff

Barbara Matson, Tara Sullivan, and Ben Volin have all been on assignment to cover the Masters and left with fond recollections.

Off to Woodstock at 15, with friends, food, a tent, and no idea what was to come

By , Globe Correspondent

We took off from Boston one pleasant August afternoon eager to spend the weekend listening to music. Little did we know.


Worknesh Degefa runs away with women’s race in Boston Marathon

By , Globe Correspondent

The Ethiopian runner outdistanced the field for her second career win in a marathon.


‘It’s the most important position on the ice.’ Why goalies can make or break an NCAA title bid

By , Globe Correspondent

Local favorites Northeastern, Harvard, UMass, and Providence will use different formulas in net this weekend as they play for a berth in the Frozen Four.