Wakefield Sports

Olmedo, Seabury, Nett named XC All-Stars

Posted by on Dec 1, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Olmedo, Seabury, Nett named XC All-Stars

Published in the December 1, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — The Middlesex League’s girls’ cross-country coaches recently voted on All-Stars for the 2020 season. Three Wakefield Warriors were named to the Freedom Division All-Star team: senior captain Elina Olmedo, junior Samantha Seabury and sophomore Madison Nett. The Warriors finished the regular season with a 3-1 record for second place in the Freedom Division.  Wakefield, Melrose, Stoneham and Wilmington all had three All-Stars named. Burlington and Watertown both had one selection. Seabury got first overall in three of Wakefield’s four races...

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Six All-Stars named for Wakefield’s league champion XC team

Posted by on Nov 30, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Six All-Stars named for Wakefield’s league champion XC team

Published in the November 30, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — The Middlesex League’s boys’ cross country coaches met recently to vote on All-Stars for the 2020 season. Six Wakefield Warriors were named to the Freedom Division All-Star team: senior captain Jonathan D’Ambrosio, senior Colin Rudy, junior Thomas Dowd, junior Ajay Haridasse, sophomore Leith Jones and sophomore Ben Stratton.  The Warriors won their fifth consecutive Middlesex League Freedom Division title this season as they went undefeated at 4-0.  Wakefield led the way in the Freedom with six All-Stars named. Burlington was...

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Sports Page: November 27, 2020

Posted by on Nov 27, 2020 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Sports Page: November 27, 2020

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Middlesex League winter high school sports F.A.Q.

Posted by on Nov 24, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Middlesex League winter high school sports F.A.Q.

Published November 24, 2020 By JENNIFER GENTILE WAKEFIELD—On Friday, Nov. 20, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Board of Directors voted on winter sports recommendations and sport-specific modifications provided by the MIAA’s COVID-19 Task Force, paving the way for a 2020-21 winter high school sports season. Melrose’s High’s season will start on Dec. 14, although indoor track and wrestling will be moved to Fall 2 (Feb. 29) and spring, respectively. The Middlesex League is currently able to provide seasons for girls’ and boys’ basketball, girls’ and boys’ hockey and gymnastics....

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Sports Lead: November 24, 2020

Posted by on Nov 24, 2020 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: November 24, 2020

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Sports Lead: November 23, 2020

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Modifications approved for winter sports

Posted by on Nov 23, 2020 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Modifications approved for winter sports

Wrestling, indoor track moved to different seasons Published in the November 23, 2020 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Board of Directors voted on winter sports recommendations and sport specific modifications provided by the MIAA’s COVID-19 Task Force on Friday.  The board voted to push the start date of the winter season to Dec. 14. The original winter start date was set for Nov. 30.  Another major decision involved the postponement of winter sports, indoor track, wrestling, competitive cheerleading and dance. Indoor track will be moved to the...

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Sports Lead: November 20, 2020

Posted by on Nov 20, 2020 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: November 20, 2020

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MIAA’s Board of Directors voting on winter sports today

Posted by on Nov 20, 2020 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on MIAA’s Board of Directors voting on winter sports today

Published in the November 20, 2020 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Board of Directors will meet today to vote on the recommendations of the MIAA’s COVID Task Force and provide a plan for what sports will be played this winter in addition to specific modifications and when they will start.  This week, the MIAA Sports Medicine Committee reviewed sport specific modifications from individual sport committees and made recommendations to the Task Force. The Task Force then reviewed those recommendations and made a final recommendation to...

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Celtics fans: Get ready for an unpredictable draft night

Posted by on Nov 18, 2020 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Celtics fans: Get ready for an unpredictable draft night

Published November 18, 2020 By DAN PAWLOWSKI If you’re considering reading draft reports of the projected first round picks in tonight’s NBA Draft to find a player who could help the Celtics beat the Heat in the playoffs, let me save you some time: don’t. This is not as simple as looking at the series against Miami and picking a guy who can help Boston in that exact matchup next year. Not because I don’t think the Heat will be there – they will be. Picking guys to help against a specific...

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