Wakefield Sports

Grapplers lock up two more victories

Posted by on Jan 24, 2017 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Warriors top Wilmington and Saugus Published in the January 24, 2017 edition. WAKEFIELD — While the Warrior wrestling team entered Saturday’s dual meet competition with 14 victories, it hadn’t earned a win against a Middlesex League Freedom division squad. That all changed on Saturday morning at the Charbonneau Field House as Wakefield earned a 46-21 triumph over Wilmington in a tri-meet with Saugus. The Warriors also added another non-league win with a 42-30 victory over the Sachems. Wakefield is now 16-4-0 overall on the season and 1-1-0 in...

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Girls’ hoop team takes sole possession of first place

Posted by on Jan 23, 2017 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Warriors edge Watertown in M.L. Freedom division showdown Published in the January 23, 2017 edition By DAN MARGARITA WATERTOWN — The Wakefield Memorial High girls’ basketball team traveled to Watertown on Friday night and came away with a 45-42 victory over the Red Raiders in a highly anticipated match-up between the two Middlesex League Freedom division first place teams at Kelley Gymnasium. The Warriors increased their league record to 7-1 in the league (9-1 overall) as they took sole possession of first place in the M.L. Freedom division...

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WYSA Gets a Donation

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

Published in the January 20, 2017 edition.

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Co-op swim team finds CAL title race party inviting

Posted by on Jan 20, 2017 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Wakefield/Lynnfield hands Hamilton-Wenham first league loss Published in the January 20, 2017 edition. By JIM SOUTHMAYD PEABODY — If the Hamilton-Wenham and Masconomet co-ed swim teams were hoping to throw a championship party in the Cape Ann League, then the Lynnfield/Wakefield co-operative team needs to be invited. The Pioneers knocked the Generals from the unbeaten ranks with a 98-86 victory in a dual meet held last Sunday night, Jan. 15 at the Peabody YMCA Pool and is very much in the hunt for the league championship. “This was the...

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No magic trick, four goal deficit proves to be too much to overcome

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

Girl skaters drop 7-4 non-league contest to Marblehead Published in the January 19, 2017 edition. By DAN MARGARITA STONEHAM — The Wakefield Memorial High girls’ hockey team hosted Marblehead High last night in a non-league game and lost by a 7-4 score at the Stoneham Arena. Marblehead scored early and Wakefield soon found itself down 4-0 in the first period. Having been drubbed 11-1 by Burlington on Saturday, it would’ve been easy for Wakefield to fold up the tent and give in, but the Warriors regrouped and came back strong. “You’ve got to...

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Boys’ indoor track team nearly wins another title

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

Warriors come in second in Div. 4 State Relays Published in the January 18, 2017 edition BOSTON — The Wakefield Memorial High boys’ indoor track team won a big dual meet last week against Burlington which clinched at least a share of the Middlesex League Freedom division championship. The Warriors nearly added another title on Sunday as they finished second overall in the team scoring with 37 points in the Div. 4 State Relays which were held at the Reggie Lewis Center. League foe Burlington won the team title this past Sunday with 50 points...

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Boys’ hoop team has reversed its fortune

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Warrior post fourth straight win on DeLeire buzzer beater, 47-45 Published in the January 17, 2017 edition. By DAN BYRNE WAKEFIELD — After losing the first four games of the season, the Wakefield Memorial High School varsity boys’ basketball team has turned the season around, as it rallied for three wins in its last three games. The Warriors wanted to make it four in a row on Monday as they hosted Malden in a non-league game at the Charbonneau Field House. They did just that with a 47-45 victory over the Golden Tornadoes on a buzzer beater by...

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Boys’ hoop team erases 24 point deficit against Burlington

Posted by on Jan 16, 2017 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Warriors stage historic comeback, prevail in double overtime Published in the January 16, 2017 edition. By DAN BYRNE WAKEFIELD — “I don’t know how many years now, 40 odd years, I’ve been watching Wakefield High School basketball,” Head Coach Brad Simpson began his post game interview on Friday night following an 81-73 win over Burlington in double overtime at the Charbonneau Field House. “That probably was the best comeback that I’ve seen.” The Warriors came out a little flat to start the game with Burlington jumping out to a 7-0 within a...

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Home Opener

Posted by on Jan 13, 2017 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Published in the January 13, 2017 edition.

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WMHS football team will play two new foes this fall

Posted by on Jan 13, 2017 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Warriors will renew regular season rivalries with Reading and Woburn By JIM SOUTHMAYD WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Memorial High football team will have two new opponents for the 2017 season and both are teams that the Warriors used to play regularly in the past. Wakefield will be playing Reading the first weekend of the fall season this year and also will be facing Woburn in a crossover game among the four teams that face each other in late October to avoid Thanksgiving Day rivals playing each two or three times in a season. According to head...

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