READING — There is good defense, and excellent defense … and then there is the kind of defense the Reading High football team has been playing. A brand that invites high school comparisons to the likes of The Steel Curtain or the Monsters of the Midway.
WINCHESTER — The offense truly came to life for the Winchester High on Saturday, and it was a key component in a successful home opener, along with a defense that has not been scored on in two consecutive games.
WOBURN — Another outstanding performance by the defense of the Burl-ington High football team, combined with two first-half scores, was good enough this time to translate into its first winning effort of the season.
WOBURN — The Woburn High girls indoor track team totally dominated the three field events to easily take a convincing victory over Reading in an indoor dual meet held outdoors at the Woburn High track last Thursday.
BOSTON (AP) — Anthony Beauvillier scored 21 seconds into overtime and the New York Islanders rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat the Bruins 4-3 on Thursday night in the first major league sporting event in Boston with fans in attendance since the pandemic shutdown.
Molly Hamlin’s double-winning performance, that also included establishing a new school record in the 500 freestyle, guided Reading to a close 90-82 victory over Winchester in last week’s virtual meet.
READING — Though a veteran of 17 seasons, John Fiore admitted his nerves were higher than usual entering Saturday afternoon’s season opener against visiting Winchester.
WOBURN — In what appeared to be more of a throwback game than the first game of the COVID era both in terms of the 1:30 Saturday starting time and where the defenses dominated, it was the efficient offense of Melrose that put up two touchdowns which did in the Woburn High football team.
WOBURN — With a lot of experience and depth in every event, the Woburn High boys indoor track team achieved a great deal of success and won all but one of its dual meets in 2019-20, falling only to division champion Lexington, to finish in second place in the Liberty Division with a 4-1 record.