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Sports Lead: July 15, 2019

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Sports Lead: July 12, 2019

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Unity, passion and a dash of rain creates perfect 2nd annual Meghan Burnett Fly High Softball Tournament

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Published in the July 12, 2019 edition. By NOAH GREIF WAKEFIELD — As legendary football coach Vince Lombardi once said, “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.” This attitude was a constant throughout the 2nd Annual Meghan Burnett Fly High Softball Tournament, which was held July 28-30 across Wakefield and Stoneham. The event is held for Meghan Burnett, who tragically passed away in June of 2018. Meghan planned on attending Saint Michael’s College, located in Vermont, where she would have played softball. The tournament, created by the Meghan Burnett Foundation,...

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Sports Lead: July 11, 2019

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Brewers hold off Expos 7-6; move into first place tie in Twi

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Published in the July 11, 2019 edition. By DAN BYRNE WAKEFIELD — The Twi League schedule is still in its infancy, but Tuesday night’s matchup between the Expos and the Brewers proved that even early season games are important. The Expos came in tied for a share of first place in the standings with five points, having played to a 7-7 tie the previous night against The Unknowns, who also stand on five points along with the Loafers. The Brewers came in one point behind with a record of 2-2. After the...

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Unknowns, Expos finally run out of firepower in 7-7 tie

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Published July 10, 2019 WAKEFIELD — The fireworks may have been over on the Fourth, but the Twi-League fireworks continued on Monday as the Expos and Unknowns provided a starburst of excitement that concluded with a heart pounding 7-7 tie. With the tie, there was a three way split for first place in the Twi League, between the Expos, Loafers,and Unknowns before the Brewers beat the Expos 7-6 last night. Now, the Brew Crew have a slim first-place lead with six points to the Expos’, Loafers’ and Unknowns’ five. The Orange...

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Sports Lead: July 10, 2019

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Sports Lead: July 9, 2019

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Wakefield native Mike McShane inducted into Mass. Hockey Hall of Fame

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Published in the July 9, 2019 edition. PLYMOUTH — Wakefield native Mike McShane was inducted into the Massachusetts Hockey Hall of Fame on June 15 at the annual event held in Plymouth. McShane was inducted along with Nick DeMarco, former UNH coach Dick Umile, who was teammates with McShane at UNH and Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney. There were also five posthumous inductees in the class of 2019: George V. Brown, John P. Chase, Vic Heyliger, Jim Fullerton and Eddie Shore. McShane was the head coach at Norwich...

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Sports Lead: July 8, 2019

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