Gymnasts celebrate historic season at banquet...

Apr 19, 2019 by

Published in the April 19, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — The WMHS gymnastics team got a chance to sit back and recognize their accomplishments at the annual end of the season banquet. The Warriors concluded the regular season with a 7-1 record, the best in recent memory. The highest team score on the year was a 141.6. It was the largest team in years with 22 gymnasts and three managers. Wakefield finished second in the league and had five gymnasts compete at states: Lola Barrett, Giana Liotine, Molly Grady, Sydney Yee and Elise Rich. Barrett also qualified for New England Championships as an individual. The Warriors were seeded fourth in the North and placed 6th at sectionals. Once again, Wakefield had two All-Stars named in the league as Liotine and Barrett both got the honor for...

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Netmen fall to Reading, bounce back against Gloucester...

Apr 18, 2019 by

Published in the April 18, 2019 edition. By NOAH GREIF WAKEFIELD — It’s clear the WMHS boys’ tennis team is capable of doing great things. The Warriors continued their mission with meetings against Reading and Gloucester. Wakefield was blanked by the Rockets, but got a sweep of their own against the Fisherman. Going into the match against Reading, the Warriors simply knew it was going to be a tough match. The Rockets have been a consistent contender in the Liberty division. One thing: Wakefield will put up a fight against anyone, and on April 5, it was clear they did. “Wakefield can compete against some teams in the Liberty Division. Lexington, Winchester and Reading are always tough, but I am interested to see how we do against Arlington and Belmont,” said head coach Cheryl Connors....

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Warriors beat Watertown to start season 2-0...

Apr 17, 2019 by

Published April 17, 2019 WAKEFIELD — The first home meet of the spring season was a success for the WMHS girls’ track and field team as they defeated Watertown on Thursday to start the season at 2-0. Lillian Jones kicked off the scoring by winning the 400 hurdles with a time of 74.9. Jones also took first place in the 100 hurdles with a 17.9. “She had a really good meet,” said Wakefield head coach Karen Barrett. Maddy Seabury took 2nd in the 100 hurdles with a 20.2 and 3rd in the 400 hurdles with a time of 79.3. “She works really hard, so it was nice to see her score points in two events,” said Barrett. The Warriors swept the mile with freshman Sammy Seabury winning it with a time of 5:41. Isabella Kehoe...

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