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Sports Lead: December 13, 2019

Posted by on Dec 12, 2019 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: December 13, 2019

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Super Bowl victory twice as nice for Melrose

Posted by on Dec 12, 2019 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Super Bowl victory twice as nice for Melrose

28-13 win over Plymouth South is 2nd title in 3 years Published December 13, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose Red Raider football team is once again Super Bowl champs after capturing the Div. 4 state title in a 28-13 victory over Plymouth South on Saturday, Dec. 7 at a frosty Gillette Stadium in Foxboro. This is Melrose’s second title in three years following their first-ever Super Bowl win in 2017 and overall their second Super Bowl victory title in five attempts. Melrose is the only remaining undefeated high school football team in Massachusetts while finishing a perfect 12-0. ...

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Image Gallery: Scenes from Gillette

Posted by on Dec 11, 2019 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Image Gallery: Scenes from Gillette

COLD DIDN’T deter fans from making the trip to Foxboro to watch Melrose earn their second Super Bowl victory in three years with a 28-13 victory over Plymouth South. (Steve Karampalas photos) Pat the Patriot and the Band are feeling chill.The MHS cheerleaders soak up the atmosphere in Foxboro.Twin players Micye and Mical Duntin might need two trophies.Chris Cusolito has a moment with fellow capt. Billy Pesce.Coach Morris celebrates his trophy with his sons and grandson. (Steve Karampalas photos)Fans cheer with a close up view at...

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Sports Lead: December 6, 2019

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Red Raiders stuff Warriors in 109th football clash

Posted by on Dec 5, 2019 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Red Raiders stuff Warriors in 109th football clash

35-7 rout serves as perfect Super Bowl appetizer Published December 6, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—Melrose football fans had even more to be thankful for this week after a 35-7 thumping over Wakefield on Thanksgiving Day last Thursday, Nov. 28 at Fred Green Field.  A 420-yard ground attack was all Melrose needed to top Wakefield (6-5) in Melrose’s 8th straight Thanksgiving win since Wakefield’s 3-0 victory in 2011. Melrose leads the overall series, 58-40-6, and since the creation of the Thanksgiving rivalry (now in its 60th year) Wakefield holds a 29-28-3 edge...

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The Final Countdown

Posted by on Dec 5, 2019 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on The Final Countdown

Super Bowl preview: Melrose v. Plymouth South Published December 6, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The time has arrived. After nearly sixteen weeks of brutal August heat and icy conditions of November, the Super Bowl is here for the 2019 Melrose Red Raider football team. Undefeated Melrose (11-0) returns to the Div. 4 State Finals just two years after becoming state champs in 2017. They face Div. 4 South Champ Plymouth South (10-2) this Saturday, Dec. 7 at 3:30 p.m. at Gillette stadium. It’s their fourth trip to the Big Dance in 6 years after recent appearances...

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Long red line for Hickey-McLaughlin clan

Posted by on Dec 5, 2019 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Long red line for Hickey-McLaughlin clan

Family has 61 years of Super Bowls, league titles Published December 6, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—Melrose High football has always been something of a family affair, a long red line of football tradition created by a proud tribe of Red Raiders that stretches 100 years deep. But one family has suited up more Melrose football players in recent memory and to great success. Melrose’s Hickey and McLaughlin families have produced some of the finest Red Raiders to ever compete at Fred Green Field, and this year sends two more to this Saturday’s...

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Super Bowl Ticket and Broadcast Info

Posted by on Dec 5, 2019 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Super Bowl Ticket and Broadcast Info

Published December 6, 2019 Stream, listen or watch Melrose live FOXBORO—There are many ways to watch the Melrose Red Raiders battle Plymouth South this Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at Gillette Stadium. Here is everything you need to know: Tickets:  Adults – $17.00. Students and senior citizens- $14.00. Children under 5 are free. Tickets are available in advance at Ticketmaster.com. The Gillette Stadium Ticket Office will open on the event day at 9:00 a.m. (Friday) and 8:00 a.m. on Saturday. Gillette Stadium ticket office is located adjacent to the Patriots...

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Sports Lead: November 29, 2019

Posted by on Nov 27, 2019 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: November 29, 2019

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Nearly 40 MHS athletes named as fall All-Stars

Posted by on Nov 27, 2019 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Nearly 40 MHS athletes named as fall All-Stars

Published November 29, 2019 MELROSE—The 2019 fall season was an especially successful one for Melrose High athletics. Thirty-seven Red Raiders were named as Middlesex League All stars, while a few others earned higher awards such as All Conference honors and league MVPs. League champs such as Melrose football, volleyball and girls cross country were well represented. A full list is below. CROSS COUNTRY – Girls Jillian Bakey Alexandra Cotugno – All Conference Katherine Duffy – MVP Jane Harrington Charlotte Tysall Marissa Zelten CROSS COUNTRY – Boys Charles DeMayo Matthew...

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