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Third annual Ryan Shaw Memorial 5K April 20

Posted by on Mar 7, 2019 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Third annual Ryan Shaw Memorial 5K April 20

Published in the March 7, 2019 edition. BOSTON — The third annual Ryan Shaw Memorial 5K Run is being held on Saturday, April 20 along the Charles River at Boston’s DCR Artesani Park in remembrance of Northeastern University student Ryan Scott Shaw. Registration starts at 10:15 a.m. while the race begins at 12 p.m. Ryan passed away at the age of 18 in 2016 shortly after being diagnosed with bacterial meningitis. Ryan, a lifelong resident of Wakefield, attended St. John’s Prep in Danvers where he excelled academically, becoming an...

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Wakefield Challenger Little League starting 25th year

Posted by on Mar 6, 2019 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Wakefield Challenger Little League starting 25th year

Published March 6, 2019 WAKEFIELD — One of Massachusetts’ first Little League Challenger Divisions is about to start its 25th year in Wakefield. The Challenger Division is Little League’s adaptive baseball program for individuals with physical and intellectual challenges. It accommodates children from ages 4-18 or up to 22 if still enrolled in school. Wakefield Challenger was one of the first of its kind in the area. Players do not have to live in Wakefield to participate, but many of the surrounding towns now also have their own Challenger...

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Sports Lead: March 6, 2019

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Sports Lead: March 5, 2019

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Wakefield Little League 2019 tryouts this week

Posted by on Mar 5, 2019 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Wakefield Little League 2019 tryouts this week

All tryouts for Wakefield Little League will be held at Wakefield Memorial High School’s Charbonneau Field House. Softball – Friday, March 8 Girls born between 1/1/2009 and 12/31/2010 from 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Girls born between 1/1/2006 and 12/31/2008 from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Girls born between 1/1/2002 and 12/31/2005 from 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Baseball – Saturday, March 9 League age 9 born between 9/1/2009 and 8/31/2010 from 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. League age 10 born between 9/1/2008 and 8/31/2009 from 9:30 a.m. –...

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WBA Champs

Posted by on Mar 5, 2019 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on WBA Champs

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Sports Lead: March 4, 2019

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Warriors celebrate seniors before final game of season

Posted by on Mar 4, 2019 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Warriors celebrate seniors before final game of season

Published in the March 4, 2019 edition. By NOAH GREIF STONEHAM — In what would be the last game for the Wakefield Memorial High School girls’ hockey team’s Class of 2019, it was a night they will never forget. February 19’s contest against Marblehead at the Stoneham Arena was the Warriors’ second highest goal total of the season, led by a hat trick from senior captain Brooke Lilley in her final game. Despite failing to reach the tournament, Wakefield finished their season with signs of hope for the future, while...

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Sports Lead: March 1, 2019

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Valdevino is first girls’ wrestling state champ in Wakefield history

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Named Outstanding Wrestler in inaugural MIAA girls’ tourney Published in the March 1, 2019 edition. DANVERS — Making history once wasn’t enough for Wakefield wrestler Ana Valdevino. The freshman, who had a terrific season wrestling with the Warrior boys, competed at the inaugural MIAA Girls’ State Wrestling Tournament last weekend. Valdevino not only rolled through her competition at 113 and became Wakefield’s first girls’ state champion, but she was also named the tournament’s Outstanding Wrestler. Just how dominant was Valdevino? “Well, she didn’t give up a point,” said Wakefield...

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