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Sports Lead: July 10, 2020

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Intercity League cancels 2020 season

Posted by on Jul 8, 2020 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Intercity League cancels 2020 season

Published July 10, 2020 MELROSE — After weeks of deciding how to potentially return during Phase 3, the Intercity League officially announced on Monday that their 2020 season was cancelled due to Covid-19 concerns. In addition to many factors in the towns/cities of all nine teams including field permits, the league also had to work with individual teams who had their own decisions to make regarding whether or not they wanted to play. Three teams dropped out last week. That left six teams who wanted the season to go on....

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PHOTO: Giving back

Posted by on Jul 8, 2020 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on PHOTO: Giving back

Published July 10, 2020

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Sports Lead: July 3, 2020

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What is the Victoria McLaughlin Foundation?

Posted by on Jul 2, 2020 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on What is the Victoria McLaughlin Foundation?

Fine arts, music & LGBT are beneficiaries Published July 3, 2020 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The recent donation of $11,000 of streaming technology to Melrose High School is another generous gift from the Melrose Parks & Recreation Department and the Victoria McLaughlin Foundation, a long time champion of the Melrose public school’s arts programs. The foundation’s philanthropic efforts have had an indelible positive impact on the culture of Melrose schools. The non-profit was created by Melrose’s John and Patricia McLaughlin in honor of their daughter Victoria, who died suddenly at age three months...

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Rec Dept. releases summer brochure

Posted by on Jul 2, 2020 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Rec Dept. releases summer brochure

Published July 3, 2020 By Frank Olivieri, CPRE Recreation Director, City of Melrose MELROSE — We have a very important announcement for the community. We are re-releasing a new summer brochure with new and modified programs that meet all health and safety requirements. Melrose residents should be aware that they will have summer recreation programs. There are a lot of exciting activities for kids and adults and we hope that many will join us this summer. Some of our main programs include youth tennis lessons, intramural sports, Red Raider...

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Potential ICL season revised to eight games

Posted by on Jul 2, 2020 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Potential ICL season revised to eight games

Published July 3, 2020 The Intercity League Board of Directors met again on June 25 according to a recent press release. It was the latest in a long series of meetings to continue their discussions regarding the possibility of conducting a shortened 2020 summer baseball season. Massachusetts remains in Phase 2 of the reopening plan which prohibits any games or scrimmages to be played. Phase 3, in which leagues can return to action, is scheduled to begin on July 6 at the earliest. The league announced that in order...

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Sports Lead: June 26, 2020

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Little League awards three scholarships to MHS seniors

Posted by on Jun 25, 2020 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Little League awards three scholarships to MHS seniors

Published June 26, 2020 MELROSE—Every baseball season, Melrose Little League (MLL) awards scholarships annually to a graduating high school senior and MLL Alumni. In 2020, MLL will be awarding three scholarships to three deserving Melrose High School seniors who will be continuing their education at the collegiate level next fall. Melrose Little League seeks to implant firmly in the children of Melrose the ideals of good sportsmanship, honesty, loyalty, courage, teamwork and respect for authority through wholesome and effective leadership in the disciplines of baseball so that they may...

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Scholarship essay: Liam McCall

Posted by on Jun 25, 2020 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Scholarship essay: Liam McCall

Published June 26, 2020 By LIAM McCALL My involvement in Melrose Little League has had a positive and ongoing impact in my life. It has helped me learn the importance and value of hard work, dedication, leadership and teamwork. For example, when I started playing baseball, my skills were limited and weren’t as advanced as some of the other players on my teams. Instead of being discouraged by this, I practiced constantly, learned from my coaches, and worked hard on improving my game. As time passed, my pitching, hitting...

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