Boys’ track finishes 3rd at Div. 4 States...

Feb 16, 2018 by

Published in the February 16, 2018 edition. BOSTON — The WMHS boys’ indoor track and field team competed for the last time as a group in the Division 4 State Meet at the Reggie Lewis Center. The Warriors came ready to compete against the best in the state and left town with a 3rd place team trophy and plenty of individual highlights. In the mile, senior Matt Greatorex was second with a 4:27.03. The UMass Lowell track commit will move on to All-States next week. Junior Carter Margolis also ran a great mile and was 8th from the unseeded heat, with a time of 4:38.21. Senior Riley Brackett ran a 4:44.58. In the 1000 meters, sophomore Tanner Jellison left it all on the track for a 3rd-place finish and a new personal best of...

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Boys’ hockey drops Melrose rematch, 3-1...

Feb 15, 2018 by

Warriors (4-12-1) need three points in three games to qualify for tourney Published in the February 15, 2018 edition. By DAN ZIMMERMAN STONEHAM — It might be a cliché that is applied far too often in these situations but in the case of the Wakefield Warriors boys’ hockey team, their backs are definitely against the wall after dropping their rematch to Melrose, 3-1. With three games remaining in the season, the 4-12-1 Warriors must win at least one and tie another in order to advance to the MIAA Tournament for the first time since reaching the quarterfinals in 2013. Down the stretch, Wakefield will face Stoneham on Saturday night followed by a pair of matinees during next week’s winter break, including a non-league bout with Brookline and a regular season finale against Wilmington. Excluding...

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Wakefield gymnasts take 3rd at Middlesex League Meet...

Feb 14, 2018 by

Warriors (4-3) conclude best season in program history Published in the February 14, 2018 edition By DAN PAWLOWSKI STONEHAM — How do you top one of the best seasons in program history? Easy. Take 3rd in the Middlesex League Meet. After years of winless seasons, the WMHS gymnastics team finished the regular season with wins over Stoneham, Burlington, Arlington and Woburn. At the Middlesex League Meet in Stoneham on Monday, the Warriors set their sights on the top of the league, as they beat all of the aforementioned teams once again, and topped a Winchester team who they lost to in the regular season to finish with 136.6 points and a 3rd place trophy. “The kids really pulled together for a strong end of the season,” said Wakefield head coach Rachel Lucas, who should...

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Warriors qualify nine wrestlers and one alternate...

Feb 13, 2018 by

For this weekend’s Division 3 State Tournament at Wakefield High Published in the February 13, 2018 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI MELROSE — The Wakefield High wrestling team found themselves back in Melrose on Saturday, this time at MHS instead of Memorial Hall where they recently won the Freedom Division. This time the Warriors were wrestling at the Division 3 North Sectionals, looking to send multiple representative to the D3 State Tournament which will be held at the Charbonneau Field House this weekend. It was a mission accomplished once again, as Wakefield came in 2nd out of 14 teams with a team score of 206. Individually, the Warriors qualified nine wrestlers and one alternate for the state tournament, two D3 North Champs and head coach Ross Ickes was named the 2017-18 D3 North Coach of...

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