Wakefield Sports

Twelve Wakefield residents cycle toward $52 million goal in the 2018 Pan-Mass Challenge

Posted by on Jul 18, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Twelve Wakefield residents cycle toward $52 million goal in the 2018 Pan-Mass Challenge

Published in the July 18, 2018 edition NEEDHAM — On Aug. 4 and 5, twelve riders from Wakefield will cycle up to 192 miles in the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) with the goal of topping last year’s record-breaking gift and raising $52 million for critical cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. During PMC weekend, over 6,300 cyclists from more than 40 states and 10 countries will gather in Massachusetts to participate in the PMC. Riders include everyone from seasoned triathletes to weekend warriors and range in age...

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Sports Lead: July 18, 2018

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sports Lead: July 17, 2018

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Leahy, Brewers shut out Expos; pull even for first in Twi League

Posted by on Jul 17, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Leahy, Brewers shut out Expos; pull even for first in Twi League

Published in the July 17, 2018 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — The Brewers are too talented and too experienced to let an opportunity like this pass them by. Looking to tie the Expos for first in the Twi League, the Brew Crew gave the ball to Tom Leahy, (WHS ‘08) who despite spending most of his current time on the sideline as a coach in both the basketball and baseball programs for Wakefield High, proved he can still spin a gem when he needs too. Leahy pitched a...

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B Townies dominate Parkway 11-3

Posted by on Jul 16, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on B Townies dominate Parkway 11-3

Berinato, DiFazio, Kent home runs power offense Published in the July 16, 2018 edition. By NOAH GREIF WEST ROXBURY — As longtime Orioles manager Earl Weaver once said, “Pitching and three-run homers are a manager’s best friend.” On Monday at West Roxbury High School, the Division B Townies did just that, posting another solid win with an 11-2 victory over Parkway. Wakefield didn’t take long to put the pressure on Parkway, scoring a run on an RBI single by Jeff DiFazio. Jack Berinato drew a walk and stole second, and...

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Sports Lead: July 16, 2018

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Sports Lead: July 13, 2018

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Merchants top Americans in slugfest, 16-9

Posted by on Jul 13, 2018 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Merchants top Americans in slugfest, 16-9

Published in the July 13, 2018 edition. By DAN BYRNE MELROSE—Thursday was a beautiful night for baseball down at Morelli Field in Melrose for the Intercity League matchup between the Melrose Americans and the Wakefield Merchants. The fans who turned up got to see a slugfest, as both teams belted out 11 hits, as the Merchants topped the Americans by a 16-9 final score. Wakefield jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first after the first three batters reached base safely. Bobby Losanno led things off...

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Ten All-Stars named for WMHS girls’ track team

Posted by on Jul 12, 2018 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Ten All-Stars named for WMHS girls’ track team

Purcell is Freedom Division MVP Published in the July 12, 2018 edition WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield girls’ track and field team celebrated their perfect 2018 regular season by have ten student athletes named 2018 Middlesex League All-Stars. Captain Allee Purcell, a senior on her way to compete for the Merrimack track and field team, concluded her phenomenal track and field career with an MVP award as she got top honors in the Freedom Division. Purcell was named an All-Star in the 400 meters. She broke the existing school record in...

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Sports Lead: July 11, 2018

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