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Sports Lead: March 19, 2020

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Great run comes to end for Brown, Townshend, Eagles

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Published in the March 19, 2020 edition. By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI FRAMINGHAM — It was a heartbreaking end to the season for the St. John’s Prep hockey team, which features two players from Wakefield, on March 11 as they lost 3-2 in overtime to Pope Francis at Loring Arena in Framingham in the Super Eight semifinals. Jack Kennedy was the hero for the Cardinals as he wrist shot took a funny hop off the ice and found the back of the Eagles net 4:37 into the 4-on-4 overtime session. With...

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Sports Lead: March 18, 2020

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AD Kent to student-athletes:

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‘Stay patient, stay healthy’ Published March 18, 2020 By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — The MIAA’s new tentative start date of April 27 for the spring sports season is hard news to process for student athletes and coaches. Monday’s vote came just three full days after the MIAA had decided to push the start date to March 30. That’s a postponement of almost a full month in just 72 hours worth of new information regarding the Coronavirus pandemic in addition to Governor Charlie Baker’s order that all Massachusetts schools close until...

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Sports Lead: March 17, 2020

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MIAA announces new spring start date

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Published in the March 17, 2020 edition. The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association announced a new plan yesterday for the spring sports season. After a vote by the Board of Directors, and in light of the recent mandates from Governor Charlie Baker, the updated start date for the 2020 spring season is April 27. Additionally, the board voted to have completion of the regular season and tournament games by June 20 with consideration of June 21 for weather and facility needs. “These decisions are based on available information and are made...

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Sports Lead: March 16, 2020

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Start of spring sports season postponed by MIAA

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Published in the March 16, 2020 edition. Tryouts for the high school spring sports season were originally scheduled to start this week. However, due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association voted last week to delay the start of the season. The spring season is currently scheduled to begin on March 30. In a statement announced on Thursday, the MIAA said, “Respecting the fluidity of this situation, this decision will be revisited prior to March 30. This decision is based on available information from numerous health...

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Sport Lead: March 13, 2020

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Seven Warriors named wrestling All-Stars

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Published in the March 13, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — The Middlesex League’s wrestling coaches met recently to vote on All-Stars for the 2019-20 season. The Wakefield High wrestling team, who won the Freedom Division with a victory over Melrose in the Brawl in the Hall, had seven All-Stars named: senior captain Brock Johnson, senior Dan Lamonica, junior Joao Valdevino, junior Jimmy Grover, junior Matthew Cunningham, sophomore Nathan Ickes and sophomore Nick Roberto. The Warriors finished the regular season at 14-2-1, finished second in the Div. 3 Coaches Dual Meet...

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