Warriors are indoor Freedom champs for 3rd consecutive year...

Jan 14, 2019 by

Published in the January 14, 2019 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI BOSTON — For the third straight year, the Wakefield boys’ indoor track and field team are Middlesex League Freedom Division champs. The Warriors defeated Stoneham 82-18 on Jan. 8 to earn a perfect 5-0 regular season record and bring back yet another banner to the field house. Apologies If this feels like a repeat headline. It speaks more to a lack of editorial creativity than the truth. Yes, winning league championships has become the norm for the Wakefield track and field program. No, the Warriors aren’t tired of winning. “It doesn’t get old,” said Wakefield head coach Ruben Reinoso. “The boys didn’t wake up and become Freedom champs for three years straight. This is something they worked on and were dedicated to all year.”...

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Warriors gut out 3-1 win behind Harding heroics...

Jan 11, 2019 by

Published in the January 11, 2019 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WILMINGTON — Coming off their first win of the season on Jan. 2 against Watertown, the WMHS boys’ hockey team looked to keep things rolling on Wednesday night when they traveled to the Ristuccia Arena to play a 4-3 Wilmington team. There’s two ways to stay warm at the frozen ‘Stooch: you either grab a hot chocolate or hope one of the goalies gets hot. Luckily for Wakefield fans, senior netminder Justin Harding was a space heater against the ‘Cats coming up with 35 saves, including some big stops in a hectic third as he shut out the home team when they desperately needed one more. It was the best game of the season so far for Harding, and one of the best his head...

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Wakefield gymnasts stick historic win vs. Melrose...

Jan 9, 2019 by

Published January 9, 2019 WAKEFIELD — For the first time in over a decade, the Wakefield gymnastics team got to celebrate a win against perennial powerhouse Melrose as they defended their home gym with a 141.6-137.7 victory.  The Warriors and Red Raiders matched up on Friday night at WMHS for the first meet of the 2019 season. Wakefield, returning many promising student athletes from last year’s terrific season, knew they could match up with anybody, even a Melrose program that has long been out of their reach.  The two teams were nearly even after the vault with Melrose having a slight lead, 35.95-35.9. Wakefield freshman Molly Grady had the best performance for the Warriors with a 9.3. Wakefield’s returning league All-Stars, sophomores Giana Liotine (9.15) and Lola Barrett (9.0) both scored well in the...

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