Dick Laramie Doubles Tournament...

Aug 24, 2017 by

Men’s, Women’s, Mixed Doubles Teams to compete next month Published in the August 24, 2017 edition. WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Tennis Association is holding a doubles tournament on Saturday, September 9 in honor of Dick Laramie, a long time member and supporter of Wakefield Tennis. Players new to Wakefield Tennis are most welcome. The matches will start at 9 a.m. There is no pre-entry so players should plan on arriving at the High School courts by 8:30 a.m. to sign in and get their match and time assignments. If you come as a single, pairings will be made. Play will be Pro-set format with a consolation round for first round losers. The rain date is Sunday the following day. All interested High School age or older men and women who want to honor Dick,...

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Cole shuts down Unknowns

Aug 4, 2017 by

Loafers advance to Twi League playoffs Published in the August 4, 2017 edition. WAKEFIELD — The Loafers and Unknowns played in the biggest game of the 2017 Twi League season at Moulton Park last night. With three out of the four teams set for the playoffs, the Loafers and Unknowns found themselves in a one-game playoff to make it to the final four on Sunday. The Loafers’ Garrett Cole, and the Unknowns’ Adam Chanley dueled to the very end, but the Loafers ended up getting the win 2-1. The Loafers scored one run in the fourth, and one in the fifth, which was all Cole would need to get them to the postseason. Cole struck out 13 batters in seven innings, including the first six of the game. Cole was dominant except for giving...

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