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Sports Lead: April 3, 2020

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MIAA vote: Spring season extended to June 27

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Tournament still alive Published April 3, 2020 The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Board of Directors held a conference call meeting yesterday consisting of over 30 participants representing the board, the Tournament Management Committee (TMC), MIAA staff and members of the press. Discussions were focused on the recommendations brought to the board from the TMC’s March 19 meeting regarding the spring sports season. A motion passed unanimously to determine that the spring season will begin no earlier than May 4 and will be completed by June 27 with consideration of...

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MHS coaches grapple with prolonged sports suspension

Posted by on Apr 2, 2020 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on MHS coaches grapple with prolonged sports suspension

Published April 3, 2020 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the MIAA has now adjusted its school calendar to align with the return to school date mandated last week by Governor Charlie Baker, which is May 4, 2020. On Monday, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association voted for a May 4 start to the season to be concluded (with playoffs) on June 27. This is the best-case scenario in a rapidly changing situation that could see Massachusetts high school sports delayed furthermore. Previously, the spring season was expected to begin on April...

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State champs haul in awards after banner year

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Published April 3, 2020 MELROSE—The Div. 3 State Champion Melrose Red Raider wrestling team earned a lot of postseason honors after another historic season that saw them earn their second state title since 2017. This season Melrose earned nine All-Star honors, three all-conference nods, multiple All-Scholastic awards and Coach of the Year designation for Melrose head coach Larry Tremblay. A full list of their accomplishments follows:  Middlesex League All-Stars 106 lbs Sean Thomas (SO.) 113 lbs Oto Albanese (FR.) 120 lbs Hunter Adrian (SR.) 138 lbs Shea Fogarty (SO.) 152 lbs...

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Sports Lead: March 27, 2020

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Spring sports will look drastically different

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Spring sports will look drastically different

MIAA votes to start 4/27, end 6/20 & reduce schedule Published March 27, 2020 By JENNIFER GENTILE FRANKLIN—The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) held a meeting on March 19 to adjust the schedule of the 2020 spring sports season, which remains suspended in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. They had previously announced that the planned start date for the spring sports season to be April 27. That remains, but in a follow-up, the Tournament Management Committee voted how the spring season would look when/if it commences this spring. The amendments to their rules...

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From great expectations to wait expectations

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on From great expectations to wait expectations

Melrose lax coach & captains brace for uncertain future Published March 27, 2020 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—At the end of last season, the Melrose Red Raider lacrosse team anticipated a return that might have found them as one of the top teams in the division, if not the state. They came off a season in which they only lost one starter and was set to return with a boatload of experienced players, including an All-American and Div. 1 commit. Now, like every other team in the Commonwealth, they face an...

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Melrose Little League offering college scholarship

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Melrose Little League offering college scholarship

Published March 27, 2020 MELROSE—Even in these times of uncertainty, it’s important to think about the future. Melrose Little League is proud to again offer the annual scholarship to a graduating high school senior and a Melrose Little League alumni. 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 be well adjusted, stronger, happier children and will grow to...

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Send us your winter photos & wrap-ups!

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Send us your winter photos & wrap-ups!

Published March 27, 2020 MELROSE—The Melrose Weekly News wants to hear your sports news. Maybe your Mite hockey team wrapped up a great season or your recreation hoop game earned a medal as they finished their winter campaign. Send us photos and wrap-ups of your winter highlights here at jengentile@rcn.com. Clearly, we have...

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Sports Lead: March 20, 2020

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