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TEWKSBURY – Truth being told, heading into last Thursday morning's Thanksgiving Day game, the thought was Tewksbury was once again the heavy favorites, and the younger and less experienced Wilmington team would have to play near perfect ball to somehow pull out the victory.

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TEWKSBURY — The muddy field was cold and wet. The stone bleachers are crumbling and turning to dust. They’ve been that way for two football seasons now. It’s Thanksgiving morning in Tewksbury, and a small but enthusiastic crowd has turned out to say goodbye to Doucette Field. Some people cal…

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WILMINGTON – Back in December of 2009, the Town Crier put together a 10-person panel to vote on the Coach of the Decade as well as the Male and Female Athletes of the Decade. The coach category was extremely close as Steve Scanlon edged out Jim McCune by two points. From 2000-09, Scanlon led…

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WILMINGTON/TEWKSBURY – Over a month ago, a similar story to this one ran in the Town Crier giving our readers an explanation and an advanced look into what we had hoped and planned to be a Decade Section, much like we did in 2009.

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WILMINGTON — There have been many great male athletes over the past decade at Wilmington High. From multi-sport athletes to great basketball players, great baseball players, great football players and great track athletes, many could lay claim to being the most outstanding athlete the school…

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SOUTH BEND, IND/WILMINGTON – Olivia Wingate has been chosen as the Town Crier's Female Athlete of the Decade mainly because of what she accomplished on the soccer field throughout the decade. However, her athleticism far exceeds just kicking a soccer ball around for not just her high school …

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TEWKSBURY – The annual Thanksgiving Day game is usually an emotional one for the players on both Tewksbury and Wilmington, especially the seniors, who for the most part, are playing in their final high school game.

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TEWKSBURY — This past Thursday's Thanksgiving Day game marked the final football game to be played at Doucette Field.

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WILMINGTON – A new Wilmington High School Athletic Director could be named by late February with the intentions of starting on July 1, 2020, outlined Superintendent of Schools Dr. Glenn Brand during the School Committee meeting held back on November 13th.

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BILLERICA – For the Shawsheen Tech Football team, last Friday night’s matchup with Assabet Valley turned into the Murphy’s Law of football games, in that anything that possibly could go wrong for the Rams did go wrong in their 28-13 loss in the semi-finals of the Large School Vocational play…

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BILLERICA – For the second consecutive season, the Shawsheen Tech Football team will have a new opponent on Thanksgiving Day. After a 25-year rivalry with Greater Lowell came to an end after the 2017 season, the Rams last year squared off against Austin Prep, suffering a 14-8 loss in what tu…

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The Wilmington High Field Hockey team had another very good season, putting together and 8-5-4 record under the direction of coach Laura Connors, and it is a team that Connors will never forget, not just for their accomplishments on the field, but for their off field support as well.

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The promise in the Wilmington High Volleyball program continued at the freshman level, where the Wildcats went 8-6 on the season under the direction of first year coach Kevin Riley. Riley was very proud of the effort his team showed to finish the season with a winning record.

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For the first time, the Wilmington High Girls Soccer program moved to the JV-A and JV-B model instead of having a freshman team. With this new format, this was the first time some of the girls were being asked to come together from different grade levels to compete.

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WILMINGTON — The Wilmington High Freshman Football team was not quite able to finish with a winning record this season, finishing at 3-5 for the season under the direction of head coach Mark Gentile, but just like the JV team, Gentile saw great improvement from his team throughout the year, …

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TEWKSBURY – Last year as a junior, Antonio Capelo saw some time as an offensive lineman. He was part of a large rotation of players, who saw action at different parts of games, or who came in to gives guys a rest or to replace someone who was injured.

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WILMINGTON – If you are attending Thursday morning’s Thanksgiving Day clash between Wilmington and Tewksbury, you probably won’t see a whole lot of number 57 and 60 for the Wildcats on the field. Those numbers belong to seniors David (57) and Daniel (60) Ings, twin brothers, and reserve offe…

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WILMINGTON — For a pair of teams that had been eliminated from post-season contention, Wilmington and Lynnfield sure didn’t act like it on Friday night in their non-league MIAA non-playoff matchup at Alumni Field, with both teams playing with a high level of intensity throughout the contest.

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BILLERICA — The Shawsheen Tech Football team will be facing a very familiar foe when they take on Assabet Valley on Friday night at 6:30 in the semifinals of the Massachusetts Large School State Vocational Tournament at the Charles H. Lyons Athletic Complex.

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READING — It is always great to win, and for the Shawsheen Tech Football team, Saturday’s 41-28 road victory over non-league rival Austin Prep in an MIAA non-playoff game would certainly fall into the category of being one of their biggest of the season.

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WRENTHAM – Ever since they left the Wrentham course a year ago with the best performance in program history, the Wilmington High School boys' cross-country team had one mission and that was to become the 2019 Division 4 Eastern Massachusetts Champions.

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WRENTHAM – A year ago, the Wilmington High School boys' cross-country team may have caught a lot of teams and people off-guard when the Wildcats finished second at the Eastern Mass Division 4 Championship Meet. One of the team's top stars on the day was then junior Greg Adamek, who finished …

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WRENTHAM – Back in 2016, the Wilmington High School girls' cross-country team finished 19th out of 21 teams at the Division 4 Eastern Mass Championship Meet. The best individual finish for the team was 90th place.

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READING – Their coach says this "is the most talented team in a long time," and in their first of what hopes to be multiple post-season meets, they proved to be the best out of all of the Middlesex League teams.

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LAWRENCE – If you are going to win a championship at any level, you need your best players to step up in your biggest games. In the case of the Central Catholic Football team, who is seeking a Division 1 North Sectional title and a potential Super Bowl bid, they got just what they needed out…

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READING – At the start of the season, there no way of knowing just how good of a competition team the Shawsheen Tech Cheerleading team would be. After all, only five members of the team had ever competed the varsity level. They were also under the direction of a new coach as Samantha Cacciol…

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BILLERICA – With the current divisional alignment set up by the MIAA for football, it is very difficult for vocational schools such as Shawsheen Tech to compete for a sectional title.

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BILLERICA – Despite being the higher seed and holding home field advantage, the Shawsheen Tech Boys Soccer team entered their Division 2 North first round matchup as decided underdogs against Wakefield High last Wednesday at the Charles H. Lyons Athletic Complex.

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WILMINGTON – A week earlier, the Wilmington High School girls' soccer team ended in a scoreless tie against a pretty good Tewksbury team. After the game, head coach Sue Hendee admitted that her team didn't play that well and said that the Wildcats would have a week to sort out their offense …