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Sports Lead: 04/20/2018

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: 04/20/2018

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Boys tennis remains perfect in league to start season

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Boys tennis remains perfect in league to start season

Melrose (3-1) hopes to stay on top of Freedom League Published in the April 20, 2018 edition By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose Red Raider tennis team started this spring optimistic that returning experience and new talent would lead to success, and, after five matches, it has. Melrose remains a very strong 3-1 overall and 2-0 in the ML Freedom Division as they enter a break before resuming Freedom League action against Watertown and Wakefield this Monday and Tuesday. So far, Melrose coach Matt Williams likes what he sees.  “We’ve had great...

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Girls’ lax team showing offensive power

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Sits at top of Freedom League at 3-2 Published in the April 20, 2018 edition By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose High girls’ lacrosse team is enjoying a winning, 3-2 record after a pair of victories last week that finds them at the top of the ML Freedom league with key league play starting next week. On April 10, Melrose earned an impressive 19-12 win over Arlington at home that saw Melrose sophomore Emma Randolph earn six goals and two assists, and Lily Cunningham with five goals and 1 assist. At the net, Linnea...

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Red Raider baseball splits play in early season

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Win over rival Arlington, 6-4, a highlight Published in the April 20, 2018 edition By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose Red Raider baseball team is off to a 1-2 start in just over a week of play with games against Lexington, Arlington and Wilmington. Melrose picked up their first win of the season against Arlington on April 12 on the road at Spy Pond Field, a 9-4 victory against a team that is a bit of a new rival.  “Arlington is always a competitive team and they’re really well coached,”...

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Girls’ tennis team earns victory over Spartans 

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Published in the April 20, 2018 edition By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose Lady Raider tennis team picked up their first win of the season on Friday, April 13 when they hosted Stoneham at the Crystal Street courts. Melrose swept the Spartans 5-0, and, while they remain 1-4, they are looking forward to facing Freedom League opponents in upcoming matches.  “It was a true team effort and I was really proud of the girls,” says Melrose head coach Deb Deacon of the win.  Melrose’s Grace Sanderson earned her first win at...

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Sports Lead: 04/13/2018

Posted by on Apr 12, 2018 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: 04/13/2018

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New softball coach hopes to hit a home run for MHS

Posted by on Apr 12, 2018 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on New softball coach hopes to hit a home run for MHS

Melrose sluggers open season this week Published in the April 13, 2018 edition By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose High School softball team has a new leader. Tawny Palmieri has taken over head coaching duties this season, replacing longtime coach Steve Wall. Palmieri is a 2008 graduate of Peabody High School. She played softball at Umass Amherst, and Merrimack College, where she was both captain and a NE-10 All-Conference award winner from 2011-2013. In 2013, she became a Division 2 All-American as a third baseman. She arrives in Melrose by way of Hamilton-Wenham High School, where...

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Girls’ track team could go far in 2018

Posted by on Apr 12, 2018 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Girls’ track team could go far in 2018

Melrose picks up season-opening win over Wilmington Published in the April 13, 2018 edition By JENNIFER GENTILE  MELROSE—The Melrose High girls’ track team has started their spring off on the right foot when they picked up their first victory over Wilmington, 80-61, during their season opener on the road on Monday. This Friday, Melrose will host their first home meet of the season when they take on Stoneham at Pine Banks at 3:4 p.m. For Melrose head coach Shannon Kane, being 1-0 is the perfect place to be. “We have some very...

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Red Raider lacrosse open season undefeated

Posted by on Apr 12, 2018 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Red Raider lacrosse open season undefeated

At 3-0, Melrose is dominating top teams Published in the April 13, 2018 edition By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose Red Raider lacrosse team looks to be the team to beat after three convincing wins, two against Div. 1 teams, in the opening week of season, efforts that have seen Melrose outscoring opponents 42-15 in three games.  Melrose defeated Lexington 15-3 to start their season on April 4 at home. It was a particularly strong game for new players David Soto (in charge of faceoffs) and sophomore standout, Brendan Maher, and another excellent job...

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Sports Lead: 04/06/2018

Posted by on Apr 5, 2018 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: 04/06/2018

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