Wakefield Sports

Big Dipper Ice Cream Stand sponsors local fall baseball

Posted by on Sep 23, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Big Dipper Ice Cream Stand sponsors local fall baseball

Published September 23, 2020 NORTH READING — Big Dipper Ice Cream Stand in North Reading is sponsoring a local 12U baseball team. “The Big Dippers” are a combined team of North Reading and Wakefield baseball players ages 11 and 12. The coaches are long time Malden high school friends, Matt Libby (North Reading) and Mike Viselli (Wakefield) who wanted to extend the baseball playing season for these youngsters. Both have years of experience coaching in their respective towns and share a combined appreciation for the fundamentals of baseball while fostering...

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Sports Lead: September 23, 2020

Posted by on Sep 23, 2020 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: September 23, 2020

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Another great season for WLL’s Challenger Division

Posted by on Sep 16, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Another great season for WLL’s Challenger Division

Published September 16, 2020 KEVIN BLAKE accepts his trophy from Challenger League organizers John and Maureen Koehler. (Paul Paglierani Photo) By PAUL PAGLIERANI WAKEFIELD — In addition to the usual fun, friendship, enthusiasm, and good sportsmanship that the Wakefield Little League Challenger Division is known to embody, a sense of normalcy was an important ingredient in this summer’s mix. Aside from participants and spectators wearing masks, and witnessing fewer hugs and high-fives than in past seasons, Challenger baseball belied how unusual the summer of 2020 has been. Many thanks to...

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Sports Lead: September 16, 2020

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Tom Leclair is Week 1 winner

Posted by on Sep 15, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Tom Leclair is Week 1 winner

Of 59th annual Daily Item Football Contest Published in the September 15, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — Prospect Street resident Tom Leclair was the Week 1 winner of the 59th annual Daily Item Football Contest with an 8-2 record. Leclair was the only contestant to finish at 8-2 this week. Leclair will receive his weekly prize from Designer Lawn Sprinkler Service and his photo will appear at a later date in the Daily Item. The top 10 professional and college games are listed on the advertisements of the football pages along with an entry form. Fill out...

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Cardinals are Senior League champs

Posted by on Sep 9, 2020 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Cardinals are Senior League champs

Published September 9, 2020 THE CARDINALS are the 2020 Wakefield Senior League champions. Pictured in the front row from left to right is Hudson Little, Kam D’Ambrosio, Nate Brisette, Nicolo Labieniec, Brandon Kiley, Luke Greif and Graham Swanson. In the back row from left is coach Jeremy Little, coach Bruce O’Rourke, Sean O’Rourke, Charles Lemieux, coach Dave Lemieux, Philip D’Alleva, Tym Brown, Peter Swain, Yash Patel, coach Ralph D’Alleva and manager Michael Labieniec. (Courtesy Photo) WAKEFIELD — The Cardinals won the Town Championship for the Senior League division of...

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Sports Lead: September 9, 2020

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Daily Item Football Contest returns today

Posted by on Sep 8, 2020 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Daily Item Football Contest returns today

Published in the September 8, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Daily Item is starting the 59th annual football contest today. There were over $1,000 in prizes given out last season. There is a weekly prize for each winner over the 10 weeks run with a grand prize given out by the Daily Item at the end of the season to the weekly winner with the fewest losses in any of the weeks.  If there is a tie for the Grand Prize then the winner will be determined by the weekly...

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Middlesex League administrators green light fall sports

Posted by on Sep 3, 2020 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Middlesex League administrators green light fall sports

Volleyball, swimming pushed to floating fall 2 season By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — It’s official: fall sports will be played in the Middlesex League – at least in some form or fashion. After hearing from the league’s athletic directors on Friday, the superintendents made a decision to allow fall sports to be played, with the exception of indoor sports volleyball and swimming. The decision to push indoor sports to the MIAA’s designated “floating” fall 2 season was made for a multitude of reasons including ventilation concerns in gyms for...

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PHOTO: 2020 Champs

Posted by on Sep 2, 2020 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on PHOTO: 2020 Champs

THE ANGELS are the 2020 Wakefield Little League softball majors champs. (Courtesy Photo) Published September 2,...

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