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Twi League returns on Monday

Posted by on Jul 10, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Twi League returns on Monday

Published in the July 10, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Twi League will begin their season on Monday at Moulton Field.  Wakefield’s adult summer baseball league has been waiting for a nod from the state and then the town. The Wakefield Recreation Department gave the league a document with guidelines to follow best practices encouraging social distancing.  Those interested in playing can enter the draft on the league’s website: www.wakefieldtwileague.com. Go to the “About” tab and click contact info to send a message through the website. Include your name,...

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Sports Lead: July 8, 2020

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Intercity League cancels 2020 season

Posted by on Jul 7, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Intercity League cancels 2020 season

Published in the July 7, 2020 edition. After weeks of deciding how to potentially return during Phase 3, the Intercity League officially announced yesterday that their 2020 season was cancelled due to Covid-19 concerns. In addition to many factors in the towns/cities of all nine teams including field permits, the league also had to work with individual teams who had their own decisions to make regarding whether or not they wanted to play. The Reading Bulldogs and Melrose Americans dropped out last week before the league’s newest team the...

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Praise aplenty for Coach Perry Pappas

Posted by on Jul 2, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Praise aplenty for Coach Perry Pappas

Published in the July 2, 2020 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — For Perry Pappas, it all pays off when he sees Wakefield Memorial High School alumni training together in the summer. “It’s so great see that the bond that was created between them as high school teammates is still strong,” said Pappas. “I take pride in seeing those who have gone through the program together want to stay connected.” Pappas was recently named the 2019-20 MIAA boys’ cross country Coach of the Year. The MIAA bases their COY...

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Sports Lead: July 1, 2020

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Adriana Minasian to Bentley University

Posted by on Jul 1, 2020 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Adriana Minasian to Bentley University

Published July 1, 2020 The following is a profile in a series celebrating Wakefield Memorial High School’s class of 2020 seniors who are continuing their athletic careers at the collegiate level. Created by WMHS senior Emma Lambiaso.  Congratulations to Adriana Minasian on committing to Bentley University track and field. Adriana is excited to continue her athletic career as a pentathlon runner, sprinter, and jumper with the Falcons. As she competes, she will also study business. Adriana had an outstanding four years with the Wakefield Warriors, setting multiple records in...

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Sports Page: June 30, 2020

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Potential ICL season revised to eight games

Posted by on Jun 30, 2020 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Potential ICL season revised to eight games

Published in the June 30, 2020 edition. The Intercity League Board of Directors met again on June 25 according to a recent press release. It was the latest in a long series of meetings to continue their discussions regarding the possibility of conducting a shortened 2020 summer baseball season. Massachusetts remains in Phase 2 of the reopening plan which prohibits any games or scrimmages to be played. Phase 3, in which leagues can return to action, is scheduled to begin on July 6 at the earliest. The league announced...

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National restarts put fall sports in jeopardy

Posted by on Jun 25, 2020 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on National restarts put fall sports in jeopardy

Published in the June 25, 2020 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI  High school football is nostalgic by nature. So, the prospect of altering or even canceling a season is alarming for many across the country even in the midst of a pandemic. According to an Associated Press article by Jim Vertuno published on June 22, some high schools are welcoming back football players to participate in annual summer workouts. It has become a tradition, especially in states considered to be football hotbeds such as Texas and Florida. According to Vertuno,...

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Sports Lead: June 24, 2020

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