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BURLINGTON — After kicking off the campaign with four straight losses, the Stoneham-Wilmington girl’s co-op hockey team has finally turned the corner with a decisive 8-1 win over Melrose on New Year’s Day and last Wednesday, by prevailing over Burlington in overtime, 4-3.

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WILMINGTON – Coming off a win in the inaugural Wilmington High Holiday Tournament the week before, the Wilmington High Girls Basketball team looked to keep the momentum going last Thursday night when they hosted Melrose at Cushing Gymnasium.

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It's been a while since I have found the time to put together one of these All-Time teams and for that I apologize. The fall season, and then the month of December is always extremely busy. So below I have put together the All-Time Tewksbury Memorial High School Baseball team. I still have s…

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WILMINGTON – There are losses that are tough to take, and then there are losses like the one the Wilmington High Boys Basketball team suffered last Thursday night against Melrose, which are particularly tough to swallow.

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BOSTON – For the second week in a row, the Wilmington High School Boys Indoor Track-and-Field team made quick work of its opponent, topping Watertown, 74-24, to improve to 2-2 in Middlesex League Freedom Division dual meets.

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CHELMSFORD – One of their biggest tests of the season still lies ahead, but this past week was a very productive one for the Shawsheen Tech Wrestling team, who not only picked up a big dual meet win over CAC rival Greater Lowell last Wednesday, but also put on a very good performance on Satu…

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This past week marked the sixth anniversary of the passing of the beloved Mr. Kelley. This story originally appeared in the Town Crier in the January 20th, 2016 edition.

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STONEHAM — It had been quite some time that the Wilmington boy’s hockey team beat Burlington, a streak that had spanned 16 games back to 2013, but that streak came to an end on Monday night at the Stoneham Arena.

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WILMINGTON – Kristen Hannon remembers the last time Wilmington High School had a gymnastics program. It was back when she was a freshman at Chelmsford High and a member of its gymnastics team. One of the local newspapers covered the meet between the Lions and the Wildcats and she saved a pic…

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WILMINGTON – Coming off their worst loss of the season the week before, the Wilmington High Girls Basketball team entered last Wednesday night’s clash with Groton-Dunstable in the semifinals of the First Annual Wilmington High Holiday Tournament with a 1-3 record and several question marks a…

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WILMINGTON – If you just look at the box score, the contributions of Olivia Spizuoco to the Wilmington High Girls Basketball team might sometimes go unnoticed, as the senior guard and captain is generally not the Wildcats top scorer or rebounder. Rather, she is the type of player that every …

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BOSTON – After starting the season out with an 0-2 record, Wilmington High School Boys' Track Coach Mike Kinney was concerned heading into last Thursday's meet against Stoneham. He was missing a handful of athletes due to school vacation week, so he didn't know how the smaller group would do…

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STONEHAM — For the Stoneham-Wilmington girl’s co-op hockey team, there was simply no better way to kick-off the New Year than with a decisive win, particularly after dropping four straight games to start the season.

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HAVERHILL – For many years, the Wilmington High School Boys' Hockey team has participated in the annual Haverhill Christmas Tournament but since 2014, the 'Cats have won their four-team division title just one time, back in the 2019.

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LOWELL – In many ways this season is somewhat of a rebuilding year for the Shawsheen Tech Wrestling team, with a roster filled with many wrestlers new to high school wrestling, or at least new to holding a starting role with the team.

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NORTH READING – While the Wilmington High Boys Basketball team has gotten off to a great start to their season, it has been fashionable to remind everybody that it is still early in the season, and there is still a long way to go before getting too optimistic about what they can accomplish.

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HAVERHILL – Heading into their matchup with North Andover in the first round of the Haverhill Christ­mas Tournament on Monday night, the Wilming­ton High Boys Hockey team was staring at an 0-3 record after starting their season with three games against some of the best teams they will face a…

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BILLERICA – The Shaw­sheen Tech Boys Hockey team continued their strong start to the season this past week, with a big win over non-league rival Rockport, downing their former Commonwealth Ath­­letic Conference rivals by a score of 5-1 last Thursday night at the Hal­lenborg Ice Pavilion.

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WILMINGTON - On a night when the 2020 Middlesex League Freedom Division champions were honored in a pregame ceremony, the Wilmington High Girls Basketball team gave an effort that had to have made that championship team proud on Monday night at Cushing Gymnasium.

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WILMINGTON – Last week we told you the story about Celia Kulis, who had so much success in her first calendar year of track-and-field, which helped lead her to not only the Town Crier's Female Athlete of the Year award, but also to a Division 1 college athletic scholarship as she will be att…

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LYNNFIELD - The Wilmington High Boys Basketball team got off to a hot start on Monday night in their non-league matchup with Lynnfield, outscoring the Pioneers 31-8 in the first half, and they never looked back, coasting to a 62-42 win to improve their record on the season to 3-1.

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STONEHAM – On Saturday afternoon, the visiting Tanners of Woburn dealt the Stoneham-Wilmington girls cooperative hockey team a third straight defeat. Despite dressing just several skaters over the minimum, Woburn handily spoiled the Stoneham-Wilmington home-opener, 5-1.

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WILMINGTON – In last week's season preview, Wilmington High Boys Hockey coach Steve Scanlon mentioned the difficulty that the Wildcats would have opening this season (and every season) against three of the top teams from the Middlesex League's Liberty Division with Reading, Winchester and Ar…

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WILMINGTON – On Saturday, the 30th annual Wilmington Sons of Italy Wrestling tournament was held at the Shriner's Auditorium. All three of our local teams – Wilmington, Tewksbury and Shawsheen Tech – did well, with five combined wrestlers in the finals, and three coming away with championshi…

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BOSTON – Both the Wilmington High School Girls and Boys Indoor Track-and-Field teams opened their seasons last Wednesday against Burlington. The girls came away with a convincing 64-34 win, while the Burlington boys came away with its own convincing win, 72-28.

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READING – The Wilmington/North Reading Co-Ed/Co-Op swim team opened up their season on Saturday against Cape Ann League foe Lynnfield/Wakefield held at the Burbank YMCA Pool. On the girls side, the Wild Hornets came away with a 99-71 victory, and despite four Wilmington High program records …

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WILMINGTON – In the previous 26 years that the Town Crier has chosen a Female Athlete of the Year, only twice has the high school senior at the time gone on to play at a Division 1 collegiate program, with Melissa Mather in 1997 as she played softball at UMaine and then Olivia Wingate in 201…

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WILMINGTON – Back in March and April, what was called the Indoor Track season was actually held outdoors in the mostly frigid weather, and it was an abbreviated season that was used basically as a warm-up for the real outdoor season which began in early May.

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WILMINGTON – If last season proved nothing else, it proved that the Wilmington High Girls Basketball team knows how to respond to a challenge. Coming off a Middlesex League Freedom Division championship the year before, the Wildcats went into the abbreviated season knowing they would have to…

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READING – After an incredible 2021 season, the North Reading-Wilmington Co-Op Wild Hornets girls and boys swim teams are excited to jump back into the water.

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WILMINGTON – When Peter Mitchell was introduced as the new Wilmington High School Wrestling coach, one of his longterm goals is to get the program back to where it was when he was a longtime assistant, with sectional and state champions, All-State and New England qualifiers all on a consiste…

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WILMINGTON – No hiding from it, last year's hockey season was certainly rough. First of all, it was the COVID-19 season, so an abbreviated schedule, wearing masks, no post-season and no spectators were not ideal situations. On top of that from the Wilmington perspective, the 'Cats finished 1…

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BILLERICA – Shawsheen Tech Athletic Director Al Costabile faced what seemed like an almost impossible task heading into the winter sports season, as he sought to find a new wrestling coach to take over for the legendary Mark Donovan, who had tragically died of cancer back in October the age of 55.

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BOSTON – Both the Wilmington High School girls and boys track teams competed in the small school division of the annual WinterFest Meet, a warm-up if you will for the upcoming season, held this past Sunday at the Reggie Lewis Center.