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WILMINGTON – In terms of wins and losses, state tournament appearances and exciting victories, the Wilmington High School Field Hockey program provided that throughout almost the entire decade.

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WILMINGTON — It was a tough decade for the Wilmington High Golf program, as the Wildcats faced an uphill battle competing in the very challenging Middlesex League.

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WILMINGTON – From 2002 to 2009, the Wilmington High School Boys Cross-Country team had a combined record of 20-69. Throughout that time, only once did the program reach a .500 record, going 5-5 in 2003.

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WILMINGTON – This marks the 15th All-Decade Team that we have put together at this point and by far, not even close to any of the others, this was the most difficult team to put together.

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WILMINGTON – Excluding the newly formed co-op/co-ed swim team, Wilmington High School offers eleven varsity female athletic programs which are sanctioned by the MIAA. Of those eleven, by far, the most successful one this decade was the girls' soccer team. And outside of the back-to-back stat…

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NEWTON/WILMINGTON – Over the last few months, the Wilmington Town Crier has done a number of feature stories on our 'Where Are They Now' series. We have featured Lisa Cutone-Bacon, Bob Reid and Bob Butler, and this week, it's Mary McNaughton-Collins from the Wilmington High School Class of 1983.

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WILMINGTON – Spring track is very difficult for teams and coaches. It's hard enough having senior athletes who can easily be distracted by senior activities and the beach, and then coaches lose potential track athletes to other uprising sports such as lacrosse, or to spring club sports such …

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WILMINGTON — Like thousands of other runners throughout the country, Daniel Buckelew was hit with the news last Thursday afternoon that the 2020 Boston Marathon had officially been canceled. The 124th edition of the fabled race, which was originally scheduled for April 20 and then postponed …

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WILMINGTON – Make no bones about it, this decade was very difficult for both the WHS Boys and Girls Lacrosse programs. Between the two teams, there was just one winning season, two playoff games and nine coaches — now it's ten with a new boys coach to officially start next season.

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WILMINGTON — We can all agree that in the grand scheme of things with what was going on in the country at the time with the coronavirus epidemic — schools and businesses closed, people out of work and all sporting events canceled — that there were much bigger fish to fry than worry about if …

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Over the past few weeks, members of the MIAA and its sports committees have been meeting to discuss possible further changes for the 2021-'22 season, which coincides with the new state wide state tournament.

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WILMINGTON – It was certainly a successful decade – especially in the regular season – for the Wilmington High School Baseball team. The Wildcats won 114 games, captured three league titles and advanced to the state tournament in nine of the ten years.

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The ongoing series of the WHS All-Decade Teams continue this week with Boys and Girls Indoor Track-and-Field and in a separate story, the wrestling program.

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WILMINGTON – Over the course of the decade, the WHS Wrestling program had two coaches, competed in two leagues (like all of the WHS teams) and like most of the other teams, had its ups and downs in terms of wins and losses.

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If anyone had any serious doubts that the Wilmington High School varsity boys track team wasn’t ready to duplicate their 1974 performance in the spring of 1975, all one needed to do was to listen to how one of the best track coaches in the Merrimack Valley Conference felt about the Wildcats …

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With the college spring sports season being canceled throughout the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Town Crier has been unable to provide our readers with our college roundups, highlighting the exploits of our local college athletes performing at schools all over the country.

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WILMINGTON – Over the last few years, Kylie DuCharme has played a lot of basketball, between her AAU team and at Wilmington High School. Her efforts and talent have been noticed – pretty frequently with several Division 1 and Division 2 collegiate programs showing interest, as well as being …

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Below is a breakdown of the 1974 Wilmington High School Class C Championship boys' track team's magical season. All of the scores, results and information was taken from the Town Crier archive pages.

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WILMINGTON – When Wilmington elected to leave the Cape Ann League for the Middlesex League, it was no secret that the program that would suffer the most with the switch was the girls' hockey team. The teams in the Liberty Division are just too talented, too deep and their numbers are too ove…

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WILMINGTON — Back in December, the Town Crier named a Coach of the Decade as well as a Male and Female Athlete of the Decade, the choices made by a panel of 10-people. Now four months later, during the pandemic, I have some extra time to expand on the 2010-'19 decade and name an All-Decade t…

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In last week's edition, the Town Crier wrote a story about the cancellation of the spring high school season and had reaction from various coaches and athletes. Below is the reaction from the track coaches and some of the athletes.

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BILLERICA – Like every school in the state on Tuesday afternoon, Shawsheen Tech students, faculty and staff were hit with the much expected, but still shocking news, that Governor Charlie Baker had made the decision to close all Massachusetts schools for the remainder of the academic year du…

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LOS ANGELES, CA./WILMINGTON – Starting this week, both current Sports Editor Jamie Pote and Former Sports Editor/current Sports Reporter Rick Cooke will team up to start a new series called 'Where Are They Now'. We will feature former teams, coaches and athletes, focusing on their lives spen…

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WILMINGTON – Over the past four years, Wilmington resident Chris Walsh went to three different high schools. He also competed on the football fields for all three schools, playing several different positions, all to help his growth to get to the next level.

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BOSTON/WILMINGTON – Today, the country and the world for that matter, has been in complete chaos. The COVID-19 epidemic has forced the United States to shut down. Most of the adult population in America have been told to stop working (or been laid off), return home and practice social distan…

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WILMINGTON — There are three thousand, six hundred, and forty-nine miles separating the town of Wilmington from the Central American city of San Salvador, El Salvador. Conversely, the standard fencing saber is slightly more than three feet long.