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BILLERICA – A week earlier, the Wilmington High School Cheerleading team crushed it at the Middlesex League Competition, outscoring the entire league and taking home the Freedom Division title for the third straight season (not counting last year when there was no competition).

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LAWRENCE — When the MIAA 2021 Soccer Tournament commenced two weeks ago, a quick glance at the Division 1 bracket revealed an eye-popping forty-one teams at the outset. Buried near the bottom of this bloated breakdown, at No. 33, was Central Catholic High School. This top-notch soccer progra…

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KINGSTON – On a cold Saturday night, the Wilmington High School Girls' Soccer team had to wait around 40 minutes for the start of its state tournament game, after the game played before them, went into double-overtime.

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NORTH DARTMOUTH – After losing pretty much the entire line-up from last year's abbreviated COVID season, no one knew what to expect from this year's Wilmington High School Varsity Field Hockey team that consisted of 16 players, all but two are seniors, and the majority of them came in with l…

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MEDFIELD – You can say what you want about the new statewide tournament format, but if the intentions are to get seedings correct based on strength of schedule, then in terms of the Wilmington High School Volleyball team, they nailed it.

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The Shawsheen Football team had a tough outing last Friday night in their non-playoff post season game against Lynnfield at Cassidy Field, suffering a 28-0 loss to the Pioneers, dropping their record on the season to 4-3.

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NANTUCKET — Of all the long road trips that teams had to take during this year of the MIAA statewide tournament, the Shawsheen Tech Boys Soccer team may have faced one of the most challenging on Sunday afternoon, as the No. 24 seeded Rams hit the road to travel to Nantucket to take on the No…

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BILLERICA – In terms of wins and losses, the season probably could have gone a little better for both the Shawsheen Tech Boys and Girls Cross Country teams, with the Boys finishing with an overall record of 2-6, while the Girls were 3-3 on the season. But if you look a little closer at what …

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MELROSE – The Wilmington High School Boys' Cross-Country team ended the regular season with a 15-50 loss to Melrose last Thursday, putting the team's record to 1-5.

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WORCESTER – Not a lot was expected out of the Clark University Women’s Soccer team this season, with the Cougars being picked to finish eighth in the New England Men’s and Women’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) preseason poll.

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WILMINGTON – It didn't happen the way they had planned, but in any case, the Wilmington High School Girls' Volleyball team has qualified for the state tournament for the first time since 2004.

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WILMINGTON – Heading into the new statewide tournament, Wilmington High School Field Hockey coach Leanne Ebert knew that things would be a tad bit different this year. But when she got some news on Tuesday about the team's first round opponent, she was really surprised.

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WILMINGTON – On Friday night, the No. 11 seed Wilmington High School Football team will travel to face the No. 6 seed Middleboro Sachems in the first round of the inaugural Division 4 statewide playoff format.

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WILMINGTON – Over the years, Wilmington High School Girls' soccer coach Sue Hendee has said a few times that she did not like the state tournament alignment that saw at times half of the Division 2 North section made up of Middlesex League rivals, teams that she knew a lot about year in and …

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WILMINGTON – Over the last few years, Gavin Erickson has made his share of big plays for the Wilmington High School Football team. He's been able to rattle off a 60-something TD run or reception more than a few times, which has led to wins.

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It was another week of great performances by our local athletes at the college level, particularly on the cross county courses around New England and beyond. Listed below are some of the best performances of the week for both Tewksbury and Wilmington.

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TYNGSBORO/WRENTHAM – The Shawsheen Tech Boys and Girls Cross Country teams each wrapped up their seasons this past week with a pair of post season meets which featured some outstanding individual efforts.

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The fall college sports season is entering its home stretch, and as has been the case all season long, many local athletes are making their presence felt at schools all around New England and beyond. The winter season is also fast approaching, or in some cases is even under way, so keep chec…

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Part of our fall series of looking back at league championship teams. This week, we highlight the 2001 WHS Golf team, which won the Cape Ann League title, won the Division 3 North Sectional Title and finished second at the Division 3 state meet.

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WILMINGTON – After defeating Burlington last Thursday to improve to 4-1 on the season, the Wilmington High School Girls' Cross-Country team was gearing up for its final regular season meet on Tuesday against Melrose, which would determine the Middlesex League Freedom Division Champion, but M…

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TYNGSBORO – If you merely looked at the box score from last Friday night’s CAC Large clash between Shawsheen Tech and Greater Lowell, you would most certainly be left with the impression that Greater Lowell had finally snapped their long losing streak to the Rams.

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BILLERICA – This hasn’t been quite the senior season that Bianca Corso and the rest of the Shawsheen Tech Volleyball team were looking forward to. Between playing another season under COVID-19 regulations, and this year not being able to play in their own gym for home matches, there have bee…

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STONEHAM – Before the season started, Wilmington High School Boys' Cross-Country coach Brian Schell knew that his team was extremely young and inexperienced, and the thoughts of how many victories the team could get, if any, was on the backburner.

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WILMINGTON – With a huge matchup against Stoneham looming this week, the Wilmington High Football team could easily have fallen victim to the dreaded "trap game" when they took on winless Middlesex League Freedom Division rival Burlington last Friday night on Senior Night at Alumni Stadium.

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WILMINGTON – After going through a mini-slump, including an 0-3-1 record from September 29-October 7th, the Wilmington High School Field Hockey team has completely turned its season around now riding a four-game winning streak after a 2-0 win over Burlington before the home crowd on Thursday…

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WILMINGTON – Last Thursday night was “Senior Night” for the Wilmington High School Volleyball team. Certainly the eight seniors would have liked a better fate.