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Warriors top Belmont in first race 20-41

Posted by on Sep 25, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Warriors top Belmont in first race 20-41

Wilmington meet scheduled for today, weather permitting Published in the September 25, 2018 edition WAKEFIELD — Very harsh conditions throughout the summer didn’t stop the majority of the Warriors from putting in the miles in order to match the success of the past two seasons. They were rewarded in their first meet of the season with some very impressive performances from top to bottom. Postponing the meet vs. Belmont from Tuesday to Thursday gave the boys a chance to compete in very comfortable temperatures that helped them come away...

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Sports Lead: September 24, 2018

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Welcome back: Warriors earn 16-9 win over Wilmington in first league game

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Welcome back: Warriors earn 16-9 win over Wilmington in first league game

Published in the September 24, 2018 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — The boys are back. Following the return of seniors Danny Marinaccio, Derek Dimascio and Billy O’Keefe, the Wakefield Warriors (1-2) shut down the Wilmington (2-1) offense on their way to a 16-9 victory, their first of the 2018 season and first for new head coach John Rafferty. “They finally got some reward for the hard work,” said Rafferty. “You always preach ‘you gotta work for it’ and it finally paid off. That was huge.” Having those three...

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Sports Lead: September 21, 2018

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Sports Lead: September 20, 2018

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Hungry boys’ XC team hopes to three-peat as state champs

Posted by on Sep 20, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Hungry boys’ XC team hopes to three-peat as state champs

Published in the September 20, 2018 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — There once existed a time when the Wakefield cross country team were underdogs. Even last year, when the Warriors were reclassified to the large Div. 3, a repeat of their D4 state championship in 2016 seemed more like a faint possibility than a good chance. Now, a three-peat? It’s more than imaginable. Wakefield graduated plenty of great runners from last year’s team, but head coach Perry Pappas has built a program that continues to prosper. While some...

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Girls’ soccer eyes state tournament in 2018

Posted by on Sep 19, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Girls’ soccer eyes state tournament in 2018

Published in the September 19, 2018 edition By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — The 2018 Wakefield High girls’ soccer team has a unique blend of youth and experience as they work towards their goals this season. With seven seniors, eight juniors, two sophomores and four freshmen, the Warriors seemed to be leaning more towards a learning year when they started the season 0-3-1 against tough Middlesex League large opponents, Winchester, Reading and Lexington. Their last two games have proven that is simply not the case. These Warriors are deep and...

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Sports Lead: September 19, 2018

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Sports Lead: September 18, 2018

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Wakefield swim has plenty of potential in 2018

Posted by on Sep 18, 2018 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Wakefield swim has plenty of potential in 2018

Published in the September 18, 2018 edition. By DAN BYRNE WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Memorial High School girls’ varsity swim team has been back in the pool this fall and the girls are getting ready to swim their first meet later this week. Warriors Head Coach, Kathy Byrne sat down and discussed the team she has for the upcoming swim season. “I’m looking forward to working with our returning seniors from last year,” Byrne said recently. The Warriors return five seniors to the team this year with Alex DeCecca,...

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