Melrose Sports

Melrose High announces 2017 Hall of Fame inductees

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off

Published in the August 18, 2017 edition MELROSE—The Melrose Athletic Hall of Fame is proud to announce their 2017 class. Nine Melrose High School athletes, one coach and one team represent the inductees of Melrose High to be honored at the 16th Melrose Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Banquet on Saturday, Sept. 16. The event will be held at the Learning Commons at Melrose High School at 4:30 p.m. with a banquet to follow at 6:00 pm. at Memorial Hall on Main Street. Tickets will be for sale at Tarpey Insurance on West Foster Street in...

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Melrose 10-year-olds are District 12 Jimmy Fund champs

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off

Published in the August 11, 2017 edition MELROSE — On a perfect August morning for baseball, the Melrose Little League 10 year old’s defeated Somerville to capture the District 12 Jimmy Fund Championship by a final score of 10-0.  With the championship game victory, Melrose capped a perfect three week run through the tournament with an impressive 9-0 record, outscoring their opponents 113-30 along the way. Melrose used great pitching, timely hitting, aggressive base running and solid defense. Melrose advanced to the finals by way of a 10-0...

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20 Melrose riders participate in Pan-Mass Challenge

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off

Published in the August 11, 2017 edition By DAN PAWLOWSKI Twenty Melrose residents participated in last weekend’s 2017 Pan-Mass Challenge. Founded in 1980, the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) is an annual bike-a-thon across Massachusetts that today raises more money for charity than any other single event in the country. The PMC donates 100 percent of every rider-raised dollar to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The PMC combines support from cyclists, volunteers, corporate sponsors and individual contributors. Their mission is “to attain maximum...

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12-year-old All-Stars make Melrose proud at state finals

Posted by on Aug 3, 2017 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off

Published in the August 4, 2017 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI NORTH READING — The 2017 Melrose Little League 12-year-old All-Stars played in Melrose’s first state championship since 1983 last weekend at Benevento Field in North Reading. Melrose fought hard but couldn’t come away with a win against Gloucester, Holden or Milton. Holden would go on to win the tournament and advance to the New England Regional. At the end of the day, when this team looks back at the best run in Melrose Little League history, it won’t be the results that they remember...

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Historic 12-year-old All-Stars are off to the State Finals

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off

Published in the July 28, 2017 edition By DAN PAWLOWSKI NORTH READING — It’s only a 20-minute drive from Lewis Monk FIeld in Melrose to Benevento Memorial Field in North Reading. That’s good news for a certain group of 14 Melrose baseball players. The 2017 Melrose 12-year-old All-stars have made it to the Massachusetts Little League State Tournament, and while the boys won’t have much time to reminisce during the brief ride to State’s, their journey to North Reading has been one that the people of Melrose will never forget. Melrose Little...

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PHOTO: Recreation Community Night

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off

Published in the July 28, 2017 edition

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Melrose 10-year-old All-Stars are district 12 champs

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off

Published in the July 21, 2017 edition SOMERVILLE — The Melrose Little League 10-year-old All-Stars entered the District 12 tournament with high hopes. After a late-inning loss to Medford in their opening game of the tournament, the young, talented baseball players for Melrose left no room for error in the double elimination tournament. Melrose would have to run the table and win their final three games to claim the District 12 championship. Melrose got on track by defeating Somerville, 12-4, on Saturday, July 8 to set up another game against...

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Melrose boys’ soccer fare well in State Tourney

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off

Published in the July 21, 2017 edition LANCASTER — The Melrose Youth Soccer boys under 14 squad posted a 2-1 record during round-robin play in the recent Massachusetts Tournament of Champions (MTOC) in Lancaster, MA, beating Fall River United 9-0 and Hanson Youth Soccer 3-2, before losing 3-2 to the Cambridge Comets. Despite outscoring opponents by a 14-5 margin and tying for first place in their group, Melrose was denied a spot in the state Division 2 semi-finals based on a complex tie-breaking process that left the boys in 5th place overall...

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Remembering the 1992 12-year-old district champs

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off

Published in the July 21, 2017 edition MELROSE — 25 years ago this week, a Melrose Little League team made history. The 1992 Churchill – American 12-year-old little league All-Stars won the district 12 championship for just the third time in the 60 years of Melrose Little League participation.  They were the last Melrose team to win district 12. Until this summer. The 2017 Melrose 10-year-old All-Stars and the Melrose 12-year-old All-Stars both made history this summer by winning their district 12 tournaments and moving on to...

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Brewers are Minor League champs

Posted by on Jul 13, 2017 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off

Published in the July 14, 2017 edition MELROSE — The minor league Brewers won the Melrose Little League Championship by sweeping the top seeded Athletics in the best-of-three series. Game One Cameron Dunn quieted down the A’s offense in game one, pitching five innings and giving up only one run. Daniel Teittinen pitched a strong game for the Athletics, striking out eight Brewers. The Brewer offense, however, would have its say in the third inning. Brayden Pesce lead off with a walk and was followed by an RBI triple from Ben Dugan and an RBI...

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