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Sports Lead: December 14, 2018

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Melrose hoop girls are a team to beat this winter

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Starts season off with win over Arlington, 47-44 Published December 14, 2018 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The 2018 Middlesex League Champion Melrose High girl’s hoop team kicked off their 2018-19 campaign this week with a solid win over Arlington on Tuesday at Arlington High, 47-44. The Lady Raiders start their season at 1-0 as they hope to make a deep playoff run this year.   Coming off their best season in several years, Melrose finished 19-3 and advanced to the Div. 2 North finals last March, where they fell to a loaded...

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A new day for Melrose High wrestling

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Longtime Winchester coach Larry Tremblay takes reigns Published December 14, 2018 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose High School wrestling team welcomes a new coach this season—and they went big with this one. Larry “Legend” Tremblay, the winningest coach in Massachusetts wrestling history, is now the head coach of the Melrose Red Raiders. Tremblay spent nearly 40 years at Winchester, where he compiled a record of 729-95-5 up until last spring. That includes seven state titles and 26 Middlesex League titles.  Last year he led the Sachems to a 26-0 dual meet record, a Middlesex...

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Experience counts for Red Raider hockey

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A talented lineup returns this winter Published December 14, 2018 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose Red Raider hockey team kicks off their 2018-19 campaign this week looking to put together another playoff-bound season. They open on the road against Lexington on Wednesday, Dec. 12 (post deadline) before their home opener on Saturday at 11:45 against Arlington at Kasabuski Rink.   The Red Raiders advanced to the Div. 1 North playoffs last season after an 11-8-1 year, then fell in a heartbreaker to Belmont, 5-4, in the opening round. And while...

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Hoop boys face narrow loss in home opener

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48-46 defeat to Arlington came down to buzzer Published December 14, 2018 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose Red Raider basketball team wished they had ten more seconds on the clock after a down-to-the-wire, entertaining home opener against Arlington that ended in a 48-46 loss for Melrose (0-1) on Tuesday evening in a packed Melrose Middle School gym. The Red Raiders held numerous leads up until the third quarter against an Arlington team (15-5) who, last year, were seeded #2 in the Div. 2 North bracket. Locked at 23-23 at halftime, the Red...

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Field hockey team celebrates season

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Published December 14, 2018 MELROSE—The Melrose High girl’s field hockey team wrapped up their enjoyable fall season at a recent athletic banquet, where outgoing seniors were honored and awards distributed. Middlesex League All Stars were named: Mairead Clark and Brianna Stanton. Coach Erin Parker spoke of the team’s spirited effort in their 2018 campaign, which saw Melrose not only earn wins but play incredibly tight battles with competitive teams.  “Their effort during the season was good,” she says. “They came to practice ready to get better and eager to...

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Sports Lead: December 7, 2018

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A bountiful feast for Red Raider football

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Melrose takes 7th straight Thanksgiving win over Warriors, 34-13 Published November 30, 2018 By JENNIFER GENTILE WAKEFIELD—The Melrose Red Raider football team once again came up victorious over the Wakefield Warriors for their seventh straight Thanksgiving victory at the 59th annual Wakefield-Melrose Thanksgiving Classic held Wednesday night, Nov. 20 at Landrigan Field in Wakefield, one night earlier than scheduled due to arctic weather conditions forecasted for Thursday. The Red Raiders topped the Warriors in a spirited 34-13 effort, in a well-attended event that was a fitting finale for Melrose, who finishes 2018...

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Red Raider soccer wraps up a winning season

Posted by on Nov 29, 2018 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Red Raider soccer wraps up a winning season

Published November 30, 2018 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose Red Raider boy’s soccer team gathered on Thursday, Nov. 15 at the Knights of Columbus in Melrose to celebrate another winning season at their annual year-end banquet.  Seniors were honored over the evening and awards given out including Middlesex League All-Star honors, which were given to Tarekegn O’Neill, Fabrice Francois, Anthony Bilbilian and Miguel Contreras. Contreras also earned All-Conference honors, a rare honor that goes to the top eleven athletes in both the large and small divisions of the Middlesex League.  Individual...

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Sports Lead: November 30, 2018

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