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Sports Lead: September 19, 2019

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Wakefield golf drives for the tourney

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Road win over Woburn highlights strong start Published in the September 19, 2019 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — A 1-6 record followed by five straight wins and a tie in the final match to accomplish a goal of making the state tournament. The Wakefield High golf team certainly had a season to remember last year. Now the question for a team returning six of their eight starters from last year’s varsity lineup, is can they get even better? “They played a lot this summer, just very excited about the...

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Wakefield girls’ soccer ready to make some noise in 2019

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Warriors off to a 2-1 start; host Watertown in youth game tonight Published September 18, 2019 By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — If there existed strength of schedule statistics for Wakefield High sports, girls’ soccer would be at the top. Most fall teams start their campaigns against Middlesex Large opponents, but in girls’ soccer, those opponents are consistently the best in the state. There’s no break when it comes to playing Freedom Division teams either. Not with squads like Stoneham (15-1-3 last year) in the mix. Typically, gaining experience and fighting to pick up a...

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Sports Lead: September 18, 2019

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Sports Lead: September 17, 2019

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Record numbers have Warrior harriers ready for another great season

Posted by on Sep 17, 2019 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Record numbers have Warrior harriers ready for another great season

Published in the September 17, 2019 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — Nearly all high school sports go through ebbs and flows in regards to participation. The Wakefield High boys’ cross country team is pretty much at high tide. With a program record 52 Warriors, head coach Perry Pappas, in his eighth season at the helm, knows how much it can change in one year, but considering the 23 freshmen on the team, it’s safe to say that one of Wakefield’s most successful programs is as strong as ever....

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Sports Lead: September 16, 2019

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Warriors shut down Belmont, pick up first win of season, 21-10

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Pierre breaks game open; Stikeman scores twice Published in the September 16, 2019 edition. BELMONT — It’s one win that sort of feels like two. After dropping their season-opener to Greater Lawrence 16-14 on Sept. 6, the Warriors had two options heading into practice last week: Use it as fuel or let it crush their season. The Warriors emphatically chose the former, putting together a strong week of practice and translating that into a 21-10 road victory over Belmont on Friday night to move to 1-1 on the young season....

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Sports Lead: September 13, 2019

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Warrior swimmers will draw a lot of attention this fall

Posted by on Sep 13, 2019 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Warrior swimmers will draw a lot of attention this fall

Published in the September 13, 2019 edition. By DAN BYRNE WAKEFIELD— Wakefield Memorial High School Swim team coach Kathy Byrne has been here before. At the start of her 26th season in charge of the Warriors, coach Byrne has seen what it takes to have success in the Middlesex League. Last season, the team took on a group of freshman that brought the compete level up for the entire program. This year, the girls that made such an impact in the water are back, and nobody will be looking...

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