Melrose Sports

Past and present Melrose Youth Soccer players had quite a day!

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Past and present Melrose Youth Soccer players had quite a day!

Published August 23, 2019 MELROSE — Three current Melrose Youth Soccer players and four alumni had quite the showing at the Massachusetts District Select Program (DSP) championship weekend that took place on August 3 and 4 in Lancaster. Each DSP District conducts formal tryouts to select players for each of their teams. The program has teams that are divided into seven districts and the competition level is high. Melrose is slotted into the District 5 grouping with surrounding towns from the north shore. Representing the District 5 2007 girls team...

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Five Melrose Americans named All-Stars

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Five Melrose Americans named All-Stars

Published August 23, 2019 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI MELROSE — Five members of the Melrose Americans made the Intercity League All-Star team this season. The five Americans to make the team are Ian Libby (outfield- first base), Nick Cordeau (outfielder), Elias Varinos (center field), Mike Peters (pitcher) and Nick Colucci (pitcher). Libby, who is from Melrose, hit .295 in his first year on the team. “He was our number-three hitter and brought a lot to the table,” said Americans manager Kevin Burgoyne. Libby went to Malden Catholic and now plays...

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Melrose High 2019 HoF banquet tickets now on sale

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Melrose High 2019 HoF banquet tickets now on sale

Published August 23, 2019 The Melrose High School Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony will be held at Memorial Hall on Saturday, Sept. 21. Tickets are now on sale for $40 at Tarpey Insurance at 109 West Foster Street in Melrose. The honorees for the 2019 banquet and induction ceremony are; The 1923, 1941 and 1942 hockey teams (state, New England and North American champions). The 2012 volleyball team (state champions). Jim McSweeney (class of 1989). Jim Slattery (class of 1990). Peter Christopher (class of 1992). Henry...

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Sports Lead: August 23, 2019

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: August 23, 2019

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Melrose 12’s win Jimmy Fund Little League title

Posted by on Aug 15, 2019 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Melrose 12’s win Jimmy Fund Little League title

Published August 16, 2019 MELROSE — The Melrose 12-Year-Old Jimmy Fund Team had quite a summer. It started on July 8 and finished this past Saturday, Aug. 3 with a District 12 Championship against a tough Somerville team at Sacramone Park in Everett. The team managed by Allan Fucci cruised during the season and finished with a 9-1 record. On Championship Saturday, the weather was beautiful and both teams had large cheering sections. Melrose had team ace Mikey O’Leary on the hill and he started strong. Mikey recorded two...

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Record turnout for 2019 Melrose Open

Posted by on Aug 15, 2019 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Record turnout for 2019 Melrose Open

Published August 16, 2019 MELROSE — The 2019 Melrose Tennis Open was a huge success, featuring plenty of great tennis and the most participants in the tournament’s history with 130. The Melrose Open took place on July 20 and July 21. The Open featured eight brackets: two singles and doubles brackets for men, a singles and doubles for women, a mixed doubles as well as a singles junior bracket. The conditions were difficult as the participants had to deal with extreme heat. The following are the results from the championship...

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Sports Lead: August 16, 2019

Posted by on Aug 15, 2019 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: August 16, 2019

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Friends of Jim Ward present check to MLL on behalf of Jimmy Fund

Posted by on Aug 8, 2019 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Friends of Jim Ward present check to MLL on behalf of Jimmy Fund

Published August 9, 2019 MELROSE — On Thursday, Aug. 1, prior to the Jimmy Fund 9-year-old playoff game between Melrose and Medford, the Friends of Jim Ward presented an incredibly generous check to Melrose Little League on behalf of the Jimmy Fund and Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Melrose Little League annually participates in the Jimmy Fund baseball tournament and former Churchill American President Jim Ward was a huge supporter of the program when he was League President. Jim Ward’s family and friends honored Jim’s legacy with this wonderful donation...

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O’Donnell 5K Race to Cure ALS August 11

Posted by on Aug 8, 2019 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on O’Donnell 5K Race to Cure ALS August 11

Published August 9, 2019 MELROSE — Runners are signing up for the 5th Annual Mary O’Donnell 5K Race to Cure ALS that will be held on Sunday, August 11 at Pine Banks Park in Melrose. Proceeds from the race will benefit The Angel Fund for ALS Research and the ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) research at UMass Medical School. The race will be held in memory of Mary O’Donnell of Melrose, a devoted wife and mother who lost her courageous four-year battle to ALS on November 1, 2014 at the age...

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Melrose High 2019 HoF banquet tickets now on sale

Posted by on Aug 8, 2019 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Melrose High 2019 HoF banquet tickets now on sale

Published August 9, 2019 The Melrose High School Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony will be held at Memorial Hall on Saturday, Sept. 21. Tickets are now on sale for $40 at Tarpey Insurance at 109 West Foster Street in Melrose. The honorees for the 2019 banquet and induction ceremony are; The 1923, 1941 and 1942 hockey teams (state, New England and North American champions). The 2012 volleyball team (state champions). Jim McSweeney (class of 1989). Jim Slattery (class of 1990). Peter Christopher (class of 1992). Henry...

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