Friday, April 6, 2012
Fifth graders Jake Mabardy and Wyatt Wilson selected.
Friday, April 6, 2012
St. Mary’s is proud to announce that two of their fifth grade students Jake Mabardy and Wyatt Wilson were selected as 2011-2012 Pop Warner All-American Scholars. A Pop Warner All-American Scholar ranks academically in the top 2 percent of approximately 400,000 children that take part in Pop Warner Little Scholars’ spirit and football programs nationwide. St. Mary’s strives to develop within their students a strong academic, faith-filled foundation to become competent, responsible, caring Catholic citizens of the twenty-first century. If you would like to learn more about St Mary’s School please visit our website www.stmaryswinchester.org or call us at 781.729.5515.
Sunday, October 2, 2011
The Winchester Pop Warner
Over 100 people attended a Winchester Pop Warner fundraising event. Chuck Ward won coveted Golden Arm award by defeating Chuck Martin in the finals of the football throwing contest, which featured over 20 participants. The secondary goal was to raise some cash for temporary lighting at Ginn Field. More than enough money was raised to cover the expense. This was also a game of "Heads or Tails", where the winner won an iPad 2. Raffle items included gift certificates to local businesses, vacation homes and tickets to the Red Sox, Celtics, and Patriots.
Sunday, August 21, 2011
Here are some of the top stories from the past week.
Two Arlington residents and a Malden man were arrested and charged with breaking and entering with intent to commit a felony. State Police are investigating a Monday morning crash in Methuen that killed David P. McGurl, 57, of Arlington. McGurl was Winchester’s former Town Treasurer. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Winchester Police are investigating how four officers handled a disturbance on the commuter rail. Winchester gymnast – Alicia Sacramone – is attempting to qualify for the 2012 Olympics in London next year. But before she does that, Under Armour signed a partnership agreement with her, making Sacramone the first gymnast signed by the company. To try and raise money to complete the state of the art track and field, the …
Friday, August 19, 2011
The second season of Winchester Pop Warner football practice begins.
The August heat does not deter the enthusiasm of the Winchester Pop Warner football team. With their 'game faces in place, coaches and boys are out putting forth their best effort in preparation for the season. Michael Bongiorno, WPW President said, "We are very excited to start our second season. Our program has grown from year one to year two, and almost every boy who was eligible to return came back. Having so many experienced players and coaches this year has made practices run smoothly and all of the boys are looking forward to getting back out onto Manchester Field to play this Fall."
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Pop Warner Football returned to Winchester last year for the first time in more than 30 years. This year, the program has grown even larger and many of the players are benefiting from a full season of football under their belts.
The Calendar still says summer, but there are signs of autumn all around. Nothing says fall more than football, and that’s the scene over at Ginn Park where Winchester Pop Warner is gearing up for its second season of play. Pop Warner returned to Winchester in 2010 after a more than three decade absence. The town embraced the return of the pigskin last year and that support has certainly grown in 2011. More than 100 kids took the field last Monday for the first practice of the season. “We’ve had an amazing turnout this year, and we’re really excited about it,” said Winchester Pop Warner President Mike Bongiorno. Last year, despite a lack of experience, Winchester team’s mounted a successful campaign and even saw some playoff action.This, …
Monday, August 8, 2011
Former Ivy League football star - Chris Nowinski - spoke about concussions to Winchester coaches.
On Tuesday evening, July 26 the Winchester Pop Warner and Sachem Youth Football & Cheerleading programs co-sponsored a concussion awareness clinic. The clinic was held at Winchester High School and was open to all members of the youth football and high school coaching staffs. The featured guest speaker at the clinic was Chris Nowinski. Mr. Nowinski is a former all-Ivy League Harvard football player and WWE professional wrestler. He currently serves as the President of the Sports Legacy Institute, which is dedicated to furthering sports-related brain injury research and awareness and improving the safety of all contact sports. Mr. Nowinski’s work in the field of concussion research and advocacy has made him a sought-after voice for …
Friday, March 25, 2011
The Griffine Museum's annual fundraiser - "Taste of Winchester" - is tonight from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
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Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Winchester Cooperative Theater will be holding its benefit show today at 4 p.m.
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