Lynnfield Sports

Pioneer coaches react to cancellation of spring season

Posted by on Apr 30, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Pioneer coaches react to cancellation of spring season

Published April 29, 2020 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI LYNNFIELD — Governor Charlie Baker closed the door on the spring high school sports season on April 21 when he closed school for the year due to the Covid-19 crisis. The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) was trying to work in a smaller schedule if school returned in May. If the season started on April 27, when Baker originally postponed school there was going to be a shortened season with playoffs that would end by June 20. When Baker extended the shutdown...

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MIAA officially cancels season

Posted by on Apr 30, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on MIAA officially cancels season

Published April 29, 2020 The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association officially cancelled spring sports and tournaments for the remainder of the school year. The MIAA announced their decision on Friday afternoon. The decision was made in accordance with Governor Charlie Baker’s announcement on April 21 that Massachusetts schools will be closed to in person learning for the remainder of the school year. “(Friday’s) decision by the MIAA Board of Directors was difficult, disappointing, and one that was deferred for several weeks as Association staff, members from the Tournament Management Committee...

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Sports Lead: April 22, 2020

Posted by on Apr 23, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: April 22, 2020

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Lynnfield seniors talk sports shutdown

Posted by on Apr 23, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Lynnfield seniors talk sports shutdown

Published April 22, 2020 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI LYNNFIELD — Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, high school sports have been put on hold throughout the country. In Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association has tried to work out a shortened schedule if school returns in early May. Under normal conditions, the lacrosse season would have started in late March while the other sports would have debuted in early April. The ones most affected by this are the seniors who, a few months ago, could never envision their final months of...

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PHOTO: Run, Lori, run

Posted by on Apr 23, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on PHOTO: Run, Lori, run

Published April 22, 2020

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MIAA board allows coaches to connect with student-athletes

Posted by on Apr 22, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on MIAA board allows coaches to connect with student-athletes

Posted on: Wednesday, April 22, 2020 LYNNFIELD — The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Board of Directors held a virtual meeting on Monday, April 13 to review recent recommendations from the Tournament Management Committee (TMC) regarding MIAA’s spring tournament structure. The meeting included BOD members, TMC representatives, MIAA staff and members of the media. The board passed multiple motions as part of the MIAA’s overall plan in case the opportunity for a spring season is available. The MIAA will follow the guidelines put forth by Gov. Charlie Baker in the...

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Test your sports trivia knowledge

Posted by on Apr 16, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Test your sports trivia knowledge

Published April 15, 2020 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI With pro, college and high schools sports shutdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic, try testing your knowledge with this sports trivia game. There are three sets of questions and each set has seven questions each. The point total is higher in each round but the questions get more difficult. The first round is worth two points each while the second is worth four. The final seven questions are eight points each for a grand total of 98 points. 80-98 points: You really...

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ANSWERS: Sports Trivia Challenge

Posted by on Apr 16, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on ANSWERS: Sports Trivia Challenge

Published April 15, 2020                               First round:                   2007-2008                   Sun Devils                   Three                   Jack Nicklaus                   Emmitt Smith                   Dodger Stadium        ...

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Harpoon Brewery’s Annual 5-miler for ALS goes virtual

Posted by on Apr 16, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Harpoon Brewery’s Annual 5-miler for ALS goes virtual

Published April 15, 2020 BOSTON — Harpoon Brewery has announced it is hosting its annual five-mile road race virtually for the first time this year. Due to COVID-19, Harpoon invites participants to run or walk five miles on a course of their choosing and according to recommended precautions on May 17. People can walk a treadmill if they choose. Each year, the race benefits The Angel Fund, an independent non-profit charity that supports ALS research at the Cecil B. Day Laboratory for Neuromuscular Research at UMass Medical School in...

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Sports Lead: April 15, 2020

Posted by on Apr 15, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: April 15, 2020

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