Published on January 17, 2020

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Boys’ hoop picks up intensity in Arlington win...

Jan 16, 2020 by

Published in the January 16, 2020 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI ARLINGTON — A high school basketball game is never over. So, when the Wakefield High boys’ basketball team scorched the nets at Arlington High in the first four minutes, finally forcing a timeout with the score 12-2, of course it wasn’t over – it just felt that way. “We wanted to run the floor tonight,” said Wakefield head coach Brad Simpson. “We did a really good job of that.” The Warriors stayed aggressive throughout the night on their way to a 67-54 victory, a 6-3 overall record and a 4-2 league mark. Wakefield’s leading scorer once again was Brett Okundaye who had 23 points and eight rebounds. The junior had eight points in a first quarter that ended 20-6 Wakefield. “Of course Brett…” said Simpson who...

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Burnett Foundation donates scoreboard...

Jan 16, 2020 by

Published in the January 16, 2020 edition. By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — When the Wakefield Warrior varsity softball team opens its 2020 season, it will not only have a new field, but also a brand-new digital scoreboard, thanks to the Meghan Burnett Foundation. After a presentation by Bob Burnett, Meghan’s father, the Town Council voted to accept with gratitude the donation of a new scoreboard and a new flagpole for Blatz Field at Wakefield Memorial High School. The flagpole will stand just outside the centerfield fence and the scoreboard will be just to the right of the flagpole, Burnett told the Town Council. He displayed images of the scoreboard, which will have a Warrior-red background. The 8-foot wide by 4-foot high scoreboard will be mounted on two posts. The bottom of the scoreboard will...

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