Wakefield Sports

Second annual Meghan Burnett Fly High Memorial Softball Tournament, June 28-30

Posted by on Jun 17, 2019 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Second annual Meghan Burnett Fly High Memorial Softball Tournament, June 28-30

Published in the June 17, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — A talented musician and athlete, Meghan Burnett was the kind of person who lit up a room and made everyone feel good, just by being there. Teachers and coaches loved her. Even when they lost to her team, opposing coaches couldn’t help but respect the passion and joy she brought to the game. As one of her coaches said she was, “That kid with the million-watt smile!” She was raised in Wakefield and loved all sports but was an avid...

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Sports Lead: June 14, 2019

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Boys’ and girls’ tennis wrap up season with a celebratory banquet

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Published in the June 14, 2019 edition. By NOAH GREIF STONEHAM — After a long season of hard work, the boys’ and girls’ tennis teams hosted what was a banquet to remember for the ages. The boys’ team traveled straight to the banquet after their Div. 2 North quarterfinal loss to North Andover, still dressed in their bright red uniforms, while girls’ coach Kathy Healey told the amusing stories of teaching players self-defense and yoga. The teams made their way to Bear Hill Golf Club last Thursday, where there...

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Sports Lead: June 13, 2019

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Wakefield’s run comes to an end against Woburn in semifinals, 6-3

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Published in the June 13, 2019 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI LYNN — Before we go any further let’s get this out of the way: It was a season Wakefield fans won’t soon forget. A Middlesex League Freedom Division championship, a second straight trip to the playoffs, the program’s first tournament win since 2003 and a visit to historic Fraser Field for a semifinal against an experienced, deep and talented team. The Warriors will be dissatisfied with their 6-3 loss to Woburn to end the season yesterday; they were there...

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Historic season comes to an end for Warrior netmen

Posted by on Jun 12, 2019 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Historic season comes to an end for Warrior netmen

Published June 12, 2019 By NOAH GREIF NORTH ANDOVER — As it is so often heard, “All good things must come to an end.” Last Thursday, a season to remember for the Wakefield Warriors boys’ tennis team came to a disappointing close as they fell to a strong team in North Andover in the Division 2 North Quarterfinals of the MIAA State Tournament. However, the team has no reason to be sulking, as they produced what must be considered the greatest season the program has seen under coach Cheryl...

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Sports Lead: June 12, 2019

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Sports Lead: June 11, 2019

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Warriors take down top-seeded Whittier Tech, 2-1

Posted by on Jun 11, 2019 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Warriors take down top-seeded Whittier Tech, 2-1

Meet Woburn in semifinals tomorrow Published in the June 11, 2019 edition. HAVERHILL — A No. 8 vs. a No. 1 on the top seed’s home field. Pressure is what determines a winner in playoff baseball; and in that above scenario, the pressure usually resides with the 15-3 team trying to protect their own diamond. That pressure turns up when the opponent is the 2019 Wakefield Warriors. Wakefield may have felt some of those nerves in their first round game against Greater Lawrence with the weight of a 16-year winless...

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Sports Lead: June 10, 2019

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