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Sports Lead: November 27, 2020

Posted by on Nov 25, 2020 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: November 27, 2020

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Melrose High girls soccer makes history

Posted by on Nov 25, 2020 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Melrose High girls soccer makes history

earns first-ever league title after 6-1-3 season Published November 27, 2020 FEELING LIKE Champs. The Melrose High girls’ soccer team earned their first-ever league title last weekend and enjoyed their best record in years. (Kristine Palumbo photo) By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—Their Cinderella season started with promise and ended on the perfect note. The Melrose High girls’ soccer team has achieved what no other has done to date when they clinched the Middlesex League Freedom title this week after a 1-1 tie against Wilmington. The points earned on Saturday guaranteed Melrose at least...

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Red Raider soccer finishes on top

Posted by on Nov 25, 2020 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Red Raider soccer finishes on top

Another Middlesex Freedom title for Melrose Published November 27, 2020 SENIORS WERE key to the Red Raider soccer team’s success. Pictured: top left Hooper Ward, Christian Carrieri, Tarekegn O’Neill, Seamus Matthews, Stephen Rodriguez, Dan Oteri, Jack O’Hara, Sohaib Drif. Bottom row: Paul Sampson, Cam McDonough, Jacobus Overgaag, John Lecomte, Eli Champoux and Tom Bergin. (courtesy photo, Brian McDonough) By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose Red Raider soccer team finished their nine-game season on the finest of notes: at the top of the Middlesex Freedom League. This after a critical 1-1 tie with Wilmington...

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Modifications approved for winter sports

Posted by on Nov 25, 2020 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Modifications approved for winter sports

Wrestling, track moved to spring season Published November 27, 2020 BASKETBALL WAS given the green light to compete this winter season by the MIAA. (file photo) By DAN PAWLOWSKI MELROSE—Winter sports are happening in Melrose. The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Board of Directors voted on winter sports recommendations and sport-specific modifications provided by the MIAA’s COVID-19 Task Force on Friday. The board voted to push the start date of the winter season to Dec. 14. The original winter start date was set for Nov. 30. Another major decision involved...

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Winter high school sports F.A.Q.

Posted by on Nov 25, 2020 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Winter high school sports F.A.Q.

Published November 27, 2020 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—On Friday, Nov. 20, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Board of Directors voted on winter sports recommendations and sport-specific modifications provided by the MIAA’s COVID-19 Task Force, paving the way for a 2020-21 winter high school sports season. Melrose’s High’s season will start on Dec. 14, although indoor track and wrestling will be moved to Fall2 (Feb. 29) and spring, respectively. Melrose High is currently able to provide seasons for girls and boys basketball, girls and boys hockey and gymnastics.  There is...

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A sweet finale for Melrose field hockey

Posted by on Nov 25, 2020 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on A sweet finale for Melrose field hockey

perhaps the best record yet for the 7-2-1 squad Published November 27, 2020 THE MELROSE High field hockey team finish their outstanding season 7-2-1 after a season finale win over Wilmington. (Raj Das www.edphoto.com) By JENNIFER GENTILE WILMINGTON—The Melrose High field hockey team finished their best season in at least a decade with a convincing 2-1 season finale victory over a competitive Wilmington team last Saturday on the road that ends their incredible season at 7-2-1. Melrose, perhaps for the first time ever, finishes just below state powerhouse Watertown...

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A fitting end to a winning season

Posted by on Nov 25, 2020 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on A fitting end to a winning season

Boys’ XC wraps up solid season at MSTCA Cup Published November 27, 2020 MATTHEW FOX wrapped his excellent high school cross country career last weekend at the MSTCA Cup. (Ras Das www.edphoto.com) MELROSE—The Melrose High boys cross-country team ended their winning season on the right note, with a 3-2 league finish and a solid showing at the MSCTA cup over the weekend in Attleboro. It was a unique and successful season for the Red Raiders and on Saturday, they sent 12 runners to the MSTCA cup, an innovative event where small...

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Sports Lead: November 20, 2020

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Cross country girls are repeat league champs

Posted by on Nov 19, 2020 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Cross country girls are repeat league champs

Melrose sweeps the Middlesex Freedom league, 5-0 Cross country girls are back-to-back league champs Published November 20, 2020 THE UNDEFEATED 2020 Middlesex Freedom League champions. (courtesy photo) By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—For the second straight year, the Melrose High girls’ cross country team are Middlesex League Freedom Champs. This, after a critical, 23-26 win over Wilmington last Saturday that led to a clean sweep of the entire league and an undefeated finished season of 5-0. It was an overall perfect season for Melrose, who performed in every meet on the schedule without interruption and...

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Rematch could clinch the league for girl’s soccer

Posted by on Nov 19, 2020 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Rematch could clinch the league for girl’s soccer

It’s winner takes all against Wilmington on Sat. Published November 20, 2020 By JENNIFER GENTILE MAY THE best team win. Melrose could earn their first ever league title with a win or tie over Wilmington this weekend. (Raj Das www.edphotos.com) MELROSE—The Melrose High girls soccer team can clinch their first-ever Middlesex Freedom title this weekend if they earn a tie or victory over rival Wilmington, whom they play on the road in a season finale on Saturday. The two teams stand at the top of the league (Melrose is 6-1-2 and...

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