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Boys track preparing for ML Championship

Posted by on May 16, 2019 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Boys track preparing for ML Championship

Published May 17, 2019 MELROSE—The Red Raider outdoor track team competed in their final dual meet of the season with a home meet against league champ Burlington. Melrose fell to the Red Devils, but not without admirable efforts from Liam Rittenburg, who continues to dominate in the 400 hurdles. Jerry Murphy also was ahead of the pack in the 2 mile and junior Charlie Demayo took the 1 mile at 4:59.  The team also competed at the Andover Boosters Invitational on Saturday at Andover High with solid results from a number...

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Sports Lead: May 10, 2019

Posted by on May 9, 2019 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: May 10, 2019

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Boys lax dominating Middlesex League

Posted by on May 9, 2019 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Boys lax dominating Middlesex League

Melrose knocks off reigning state champ Reading, 9-8 Published May 10, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose Red Raider lacrosse team is riding a five-game winning streak and remain undefeated in the Middlesex League following a week of victories including a 9-8 upset over last year’s state champ Reading on the road Tuesday afternoon.  At 6-0 (8-3) Melrose is coasting towards playoffs and have outscored their opponents an eye-popping 65-17 in four outings. Right now, it’s a great time to be a Red Raider fan. Their victory over Reading was just...

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Senior special for girls’ lacrosse

Posted by on May 9, 2019 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Senior special for girls’ lacrosse

Melrose tops Belmont in OT, 11-10 Published May 10, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose High girls’ lacrosse team has had plenty of reason to celebrate over the last week thanks to the team’s back-to-back wins, including a barn-burning, 11-10 road victory over a tough Belmont team on Monday. The result keeps Melrose at 4-2 in the league (4-4 overall) as they reach the halfway point of the spring season.  On Tuesday, April 30, Melrose pulled off an easy 18-8 win over Stoneham on Senior Night at home. “It was...

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Red Raider baseball splits in league play

Posted by on May 9, 2019 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Red Raider baseball splits in league play

Blanks Wakefield but edged by Burlington Published May 10, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose Red Raider baseball team is hoping to pick up more wins as they reach the halfway point of their season. Last week they split in league play which brings their record to 4-5 with an opportunity to collect more wins as they take another stab at Freedom League opponents next week.  Despite the win-loss ratio, Melrose has seen some solid pitching, including a shutout thrown by senior captain Harry Kelley against Wakefield, a 7-inning outing by Brandon McSorley...

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Melrose softball dominant in Belmont victory

Posted by on May 9, 2019 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Melrose softball dominant in Belmont victory

Stone, Martin throw a gem in 14-1 effort Published May 10, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose High softball team picked up a quality 14-1 victory over Belmont on Monday at home at Pine Banks Park. Led by pitcher Jill Stone, who got the win, and a barrage of Melrose batters the team picked up a win as they reach the halfway point of their season.  “It was a great effort overall,” said head coach Kelly O’Neil after the game. “It was a nice pitching effort by Jill and Clara Martin [in relief] and our bats...

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Morris inducted into MHSFCA Hall of Fame

Posted by on May 9, 2019 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Morris inducted into MHSFCA Hall of Fame

Red Raider coach honored for a “Super” 36 years Published May 10, 2019 MELROSE—Melrose Red Raider football coach Tim Morris was inducted to the Massachusetts High School Football Coaches Association (MHSFCA) Hall of Fame on Sunday, April 28 at the Doubletree Hotel in Westborough, joining six others inductees at the 33rd annual event.  Morris, a 2017 Coach of the Year, was honored for his 36 years of coaching at Melrose High. He has the distinction of being the only Melrose High football coach to bring a Super Bowl title to Melrose after...

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Three-peat for Maté, Rodriguez

Posted by on May 9, 2019 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Three-peat for Maté, Rodriguez

Westfield lax stars help clinch conference Published May 10, 2019 WESTFIELD—For the third consecutive year the duo of Haley Maté and Hayley Rodriguez, Melrose Class of 2016, have found themselves holding the MASCAC League championship trophy as part of the Westfield State College Owls women’s lacrosse team. This year was a bit of a battle as the team decided to play a tougher non-league schedule, but the results seemed to pay off in the long run and they ended up with a record of 11-9. They lost a number...

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Sports Lead: May 3, 2019

Posted by on May 2, 2019 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: May 3, 2019

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Red Raiders topping Freedom League foes

Posted by on May 2, 2019 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Red Raiders topping Freedom League foes

Watertown routed, Stoneham beaten in extra innings Published May 3, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—With some of the best competition in the division behind them, the Melrose Red Raider baseball team remains 3-3 after 6 games thanks to back-to-back wins over Middlesex Freedom League rivals Stoneham and Watertown last week.  It included an extra-inning victory over a competitive Stoneham team on Thursday, April 25 at Stoneham High School. Senior Dillon Kaliris picked up the win in relief and Cam Gorman smacked Kaliris in with a giant double to lift Melrose...

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