Friday, January 11, 2013
The Winchester High School girls' basketball team lost 56-38 to Belmont Tuesday in Belmont.
Winchester High School girls' basketball could not overcome Belmont High's domination under the basket and lost their Middlesex League matchup to the Marauders 56-38 Tuesday in Belmont. Belmont's defense took senior guard Elise Testa out of the game resulting in only three points for the Winchester team leader. Junior forward Olivia Gaither led the Sachem's attack with 10 points followed by fellow junior Deidrie Macrorie and co-captain senior guard Catherine Pitts each with seven points.
Friday, January 4, 2013
Just about every Winchester High team is competing today or Saturday.
Today is Friday, Jan. 4. Here are five things you need to know: 1.) The Winchester High girls’ basketball team will host Reading at 7 p.m. tonight; the boys’ hoops team will be at Reading at the same time. The Sachems’ boys’ swim team will be at Belmont at 4 p.m., the girls’ gymnastics team will face Arlington at 4:30 p.m. at Arlington High School. On Saturday, the wrestling team will host Chicopee, Lawrence and Mansfield in a quad meet at 10 a.m. The girls’ ice hockey team will be at Woburn’s O’Brien Rink at 6 p.m.; the boys’ team will play right after at 8 p.m. 2.) The Winchester Boy Scout Troop 507’s Christmas tree pickup is this Saturday. Read more. 3.) See this month’s roundup of restaurant news near Winchester, including a new …
Saturday, November 10, 2012
The Sachems scored late in the game, but Watertown held on for a 2-1 victory in the MIAA North Section Div. 2 semifinal.
Watertown took a two-goal lead in the first half, but Winchester put the ball in the back the net with under three minutes to go to make a tense ending in the MIAA North Section Div. 2 field hockey semifinal Friday night in Reading. Allie Doggett put No. 1 seed Watertown (20-0) into the lead nine minutes into the first half, and Kayla Johnson doubled the lead with seven minutes left in the first half. The No. 5 Sachems (16-4-1) pressured the three-time defending state champs much of the second half, and senior co-captain Emily Savage scored off a scramble in front of the goal with just under three minutes left in the game. Watertown coach Eileen Donohue called timeout right after the Winchester goal to organize her team. “We weren’t going …
Friday, October 5, 2012
The Winchester High School girls volleyball will wear pink as they take on Melrose this Saturday.
Saturday, September 15, 2012
The Sachems remain undefeated at 3-0-1.
Sunday, February 26, 2012
Frank Fodera Jr. has a Winchester High School wrestling record in Mass. that has never been broken - 50-0 - and he’s being inducted into the Hall of Fame.
The following was submitted by Sherry Alpert. It’s been a long wait for Frank Fodera, Jr. since 1997, when he became one of only five athletes in the history of Massachusetts high school wrestling to be voted “Outstanding Wrestler” not once, but twice. Fodera, Principal of East Coast Developments, Inc. of North Reading, will be inducted into the Massachusetts Interscholastic Wrestling Coaches Association (MIWCA) Hall of Fame on Saturday, Feb. 25, at 5:30 p.m., Salem High School, just before the All-State finals. A 1997 graduate of Winchester High School, he was among seven athletes and five wrestling coaches inducted at the ceremony. “This honor is long overdue,” MIWCA Chair David Breen said. “It’s a privilege to induct Frank Fodera, Jr. …
Thursday, February 9, 2012
The Sachems are Division 2 champs.
The following was submitted by Winchester parent Phillip Stern. Winchester outscored perennial rival North Andover 247.5 to 238.5 to win the Division II North Sectional Championship on Saturday, Feb. 4. The Sachems last won the Sectional Tournament in 2008 and continued pinning their way to the Division III State Championship. Now the Sachems compete in the stronger Division II and are ranked No. 3 in the state behind Division I powers Methuen and Framingham. At the Sectionals, 13 out of 14 Sachem wrestlers ended up on the podium. Heavyweight Dan McGurl wrestled in the last match of the day but it was worth the wait as he ended up on the top of the podium as Sectional Champion. He won his first two matches by pin, but had to work the …
Monday, January 23, 2012
The Sachems only have one loss this season thanks to the leadership of Steve Spry.
The following was submitted by Winchester parent, Philip Stern. On a day when the North Andover Scarlet Knights were upset by Lawrence Lancers, the Winchester Sachems wrestling team quietly piled up wins against the Quabbin Panthers (49-7), Georgetown-Ipswich Royals (54-3) and the Greater Lawrence Reggies (61-12). Winchester now has 21 wins with 1 loss and is hoping for a rematch with North Andover in the Division 2 State Team Championship Tournament. The last two years, Winchester’s season ended with losses to North Andover, the eventual state champion both years. North Andover is very strong again this year, ranked No. 2 in Massachusetts behind Methuen of Division 1, but Winchester is close behind at No. 4 and beat Lawrence earlier this …
Sunday, January 22, 2012
Winchester remains undefeated in Middlesex League play.
The following was submitted by Phillip Stern. Winchester improved its record in the Middlesex League to 8-0 by defeating the Melrose wrestling team on Wednesday, Jan. 18. The Sachems won 10 of the 13 contested weight classes, for a final score of 56-12. Jordan Darby got things started for Winchester with a major decision over Ryan Stanton. Co-Captains Steve Spry and Dan Fallon scored technical decisions, while the other seven Sachem victories were pins by Quinn Gregory, Shadi Abujoub, Joe Fallon, Ryan Kelley, TJ Boudreau, and Co-Captains Cam Horsey and Nick Cashion. This was Cashion’s 118th win as a varsity wrestler. Earlier this season, Nick Cashion secured his 100th win at the first event of his senior year, the King Philip Tournament. …
Friday, January 13, 2012
The Sachems upset Lawrence.
The following was submitted by Winchester parent, Phillip Stern. Winchester wrestlers defeated the Lawrence Lancers, the defending Division 1 State Champions, 33-19 at a quad meet held at Winchester High School on Saturday, Jan. 7. The Sachems beat Malden Catholic 54-6 and Mansfield 55-5 earlier in the morning. The Winchester and Lawrence wrestling teams have a great competitive history. Two years ago Winchester narrowly edged out Lawrence in the last match of the meet, as the Sachem heavyweight escaped a near fall and pinned his opponent to secure the team victory. Last year Lawrence returned the favor when two of their wrestlers overcame large deficits by pinning their Sachem opponents, thus providing the points Lawrence needed to win. …