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


Albie O’Connell steps up into the spotlight at Boston University

By , Globe Correspondent

The longtime assistant gets his first head coaching job after stints at six other colleges.


Olympian Cayla Barnes eyes new prize at Boston College

By , Globe Correspondent

The 5-foot 1-inch defenseman helped Team USA capture gold in PyeongChang and now hopes to lead the Eagles to their first national championship.

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Can Sean Kuraly make a move to the Bruins’ third line?

By , Globe Correspondent

He has plenty of competition for that third-line position, some in China and some in Brighton, where Kuraly is spending camp.

Mass. Mid-Am Golf Championship

Frank Vana Jr. wins 10th Mass. Mid-Am title

By , Globe Correspondent

The nine-time Mass Player of the Year beat Mike Calef and Jack Kearney in a sudden-death playoff.