Boston University Men’s Lacrosse announces Class of 2023...

Aug 23, 2019 by

Forziati one of three in-state recruits Published August 23, 2019 BOSTON — Highlighted by five US Lacrosse All-Americans, head coach Ryan Polley will welcome 19 newcomers to the Boston University men’s lacrosse team for the 2020 season, as announced on Thursday. Eighteen true freshmen compose the incoming group while transfer Phil Wies joins the Terriers after spending the past two seasons at Towson. This is the program’s largest incoming class since the Class of 2018 arrived in Boston during the summer of 2014. “We’re extremely excited for this year’s incoming class,” Polley said. “We believe this is our best recruiting class that we’ve ever brought to BU. It’s extremely deep with 19 players coming in, many of which we anticipate helping the team out next year. We believe there’s certainly some guys, from an...

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Sweeney named to Boston Herald’s preseason watch list...

Aug 22, 2019 by

Published August 22, 2019 Wakefield sophomore running back Aidan Sweeney was recently named to the Boston Herald’s 14th annual preseason MIAA football watch list. Sweeney was one of 16 running backs listed as an honorable mention. He was the only sophomore running back on the list. He was one of just two sophomores on the entire watch list, joining Everett wide receiver Ismael Zador who made the second team. Sweeney led the Warriors with 11 rushing touchdowns last year. His best game came against Boston Latin on Nov. 9 when he rushed for 200 yards and four touchdowns. Wakefield’s first scrimmage of the season is this Saturday against Pentucket, 3:30 p.m. at Landrigan Field. The Warriors also scrimmage North Reading Aug. 30. Wakefield opens their regular season on Sept. 6 at home against Greater Lawrence...

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Wakefield’s Elwell helps U15 baseball team win tournament in Italy...

Aug 21, 2019 by

Published August 21, 2019 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI SALA BAGANZA, Italy — Earlier this month, North Reading’s Marco Vittozzi brought over his ages 15 and under baseball team to Italy to compete in the Sala Baganza International Baseball Tournament. This is the fifth time in the past seven years he had done this trip and, for the second time, his team won the title. Wakefield’s Matt Elwell was one of the players on the team. “We had a group of about 35 altogether and everybody enjoyed it,” said Vittozzi, who played in Italy back in 1987. “Along with the games we also got to do some sightseeing.” There are 12 teams overall in this tournament as there are two six-team divisions. Each team plays five games and the top two teams in each pool advance to...

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