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Boys’ lacrosse team mauls Wildcats

Posted by on Apr 28, 2017 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Warriors roll to 19-1 triumph, go to 8-0 on season Published in the April 28, 2017 edition. By DAN BYRNE WAKEFIELD — On Thursday the Wakefield Memorial High School varsity boys’ lacrosse team hosted Middlesex League Freedom division opponent Wilmington at Landrigan Field. The Warriors had no trouble making quick work of the Wildcats, disposing of their opponent, 19-1, in a lopsided tilt. “The thing is preparation and lacrosse IQ,” head coach Andrew Lavalle said after the win talking about what separates his team from some they face. Austin...

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Boys’ track team stays active at Nashua North Invitational Meet

Posted by on Apr 27, 2017 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Warriors turn in some good performances in showcase Published in the April 27, 2017 edition. NASHUA, N.H. — Although there weren’t any dual meets last week, the Wakefield Memorial High boys’ outdoor track team broke up its practice routine by competing in the Nashua North Invitational Meet which was held last Saturday at Nashua North High School. The Warriors got an opportunity to stay sharp and run against some of the finer athletes from the region as they had a host a good performances throughout the showcase. Wakefield’s top finish came in...

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14th class honored at WMHS Athletic Hall of Fame banquet

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Former Warrior greats achievements recognized at induction ceremonies Published in the April 26, 2017 edition By DAN MARGARITA WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Memorial High School Athletic Hall of Fame formally inducted its newest members on Saturday night at a dinner held at the Crystal Community Club. This was the 14th induction to the WMHS Athletic HOF. The inductees to the Hall of Fame included Scott Brown (Class of 1977, Basketball and Track), Janel Gerrior Stevenson (Class of 1989, Soccer, Basketball, and Softball), Jul Gerrior Schofield...

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Girls’ tennis team nets first win

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Warriors blank Melrose in Freedom division opener Published in the April 25, 2017 edition. MELROSE — The Wakefield Memorial High girls’ tennis team faced its first Middlesex League Freedom division foe of the season and the results were quite favorable as the Warriors blanked Melrose by a 5-0 tally yesterday afternoon at Melrose High School. It was Wakefield’s first victory of the season after the Warriors went 0-3 against teams from the M.L. Liberty division. The toughest match of the day was at first singles where senior captain Abby...

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Girls’ track team shines at Nashua North Invitational Meet

Posted by on Apr 24, 2017 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Many runners turn in their best times Published in the April 24, 2017 edition. NASHUA, N.H. — Even though it was the school vacation week and despite the cold weather, the Warrior girls’ outdoor track team competed in the Nashua North Invitational Meet on Saturday at Nashua North High School. Although the conditions weren’t ideal, the Wakefield girls had some great performances on Saturday. Ana Lucas, a junior, made it to the finals in the 100 meter dash placing fourth with a personal best FAT time of 13.48 seconds which would translate into...

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Baseball team outduels Spartans in a defensive gem

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Hurley solo HR in seventh lifts Warriors to 2-1 victory Published in the April 21, 2017 edition. By JIM SOUTHMAYD STONEHAM — Yesterday’s Middlesex League Freedom division baseball game between the Wakefield Memorial High and Stoneham High baseball teams was a well-played contest and was a classic pitchers’ duel. However the Warriors came up with that one clutch hit and that hit was a big one as Tim Hurley’s solo home run in the top of the seventh was the difference in a 2-1 win for Wakefield. Hurley, a senior captain, came up with two outs in...

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Baseball team has a little extra against Arlington

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Warriors push across winning run in ninth inning in 3-2 victory Published in the April 20, 2017 edition. By JIM SOUTHMAYD ARLINGTON — The Wakefield Memorial High baseball team certainly had its chances, but it wasn’t until the ninth inning that the Warriors capitalized on one of their opportunities in a 3-2 triumph over Arlington yesterday at Spy Pond Field. The Warriors, who are 2-0 on the season, trailed 2-0 until the fifth inning when they tallied their first run. Wakefield tied the game at 2-2 in the top of the seventh and had...

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Another class gets called into the Hall

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

14th induction will take place Saturday at the Crystal Community Club Published in the April 19, 2017 edition WAKEFIELD — When the 14th induction ceremony of the Wakefield Memorial High School Athletic Hall of Fame takes place on Saturday, April 22 at the Crystal Community Club, some of the finest athletes, a coach, and a team will honored for their contributions to the Warrior sports programs over the years. The social hour begins at 6 p.m. and the dinner is at 7 p.m. The inductees to the Hall of Fame will include Scott Brown (Class of 1977,...

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L.L. Parade will be held Saturday

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Published in the April 19, 2017 edition WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Little League Opening Day Parade will be held on Saturday, April 22 beginning at 10 a.m. from the Wakefield Common. Teams are to assemble between 9 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. at the Common. The route will be from Main Street to Water Street to Fernald Field which is on DelCarmine Street. Opening Day Ceremonies will follow the parade. There is also a cookout following Opening Day and there will be ceremonies to raise money for the Geoffrey Walter Fund. Opening Day games are to follow...

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One-Sided Win

Posted by on Apr 18, 2017 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Published in the April 18, 2017 edition.

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