Warrior swim gets first in nine of 11 events to defeat Melrose 94-68...

Oct 16, 2018 by

Beat Stoneham for third straight win Published in the October 16, 2018 edition. By DAN BYRNE MALDEN — The Wakefield Memorial High School Swim Team has a hectic run of meets on their schedule, but they’re on a roll, and they went into looking to win their second meet. Last week finished up with a Wednesday victory over rival Melrose. The Warriors out-paced the Red Raiders in the pool taking 1st place in nine out of 11 events, en route to a 94-68 victory. In the 200 Yard Medley Relay the Warriors took 1st, 2nd, and 4th, with the team of Hannah Guay, Laura Sweeney, Kaitlin Patt and Abby Federici swimming a 2:03.59 for 1st place in the opening event. Maria Brizon, Alyssa Toppi, Reignyah Grant and Jess Conley came in 2nd at 2:11.81,...

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Brooke Lamothe earns first annual scholarship award from the Meghan Burnett Foundation...

Oct 15, 2018 by

Published in the October 15, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — The Meghan Burnett Foundation is pleased to announce the winner of our first annual Scholarship Award from the Meghan Burnett Fly High softball tournament, held in Wakefield this past summer. All graduating seniors who participated were invited to apply for this award whether they played in the tournament, in a band at the tournament or volunteered to help. The award is presented to the applicant who has demonstrated the highest levels of character, positivity and leadership. This year’s award went to Brooke Lamothe, a 2018 graduate of Tewksbury Memorial High School. Brooke graduated with high honors at the top of her class with a heavy workload of Honors and AP courses as well as being a multi-sport student athlete. Brooke is well known for her...

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Warrior golf sinks Saugus again to win fourth straight...

Oct 12, 2018 by

Need to win final three to make tournament Published in the October 12, 2018 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI NORTH READING — All of a sudden, a high-stakes, six-match             win streak doesn’t seem so far-fetched. The Warriors, still fighting tooth-and-nail for a spot at states, beat Saugus for their fourth win in a row on Wednesday, 55-17. Having previously defeated Saugus on Oct. 4, Wakefield got out the irons on their home course of Thomson Country Club with plenty of confidence. Buoyed by match wins for all eight golfers, the Warriors easily cruised to victory, and perhaps just as importantly, continued to sharpen their skills on the uniquely narrow fairways of Thomson as they prepare for their final two matches of the season, first on the road against Watertown, then...

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