WILMINGTON – Over the last handful of years, the Wilmington High School Girls' Soccer program has had a large number of players who after their careers with the Wildcats, move on to a number of different collegiate programs, whether Division 1, 2 or 3.
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).
WILMINGTON – When it came time to make a choice where to continue her academic and athletic career, Shawsheen Tech senior pitcher Sandra Watne had plenty of great options.
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…
FOXBORO/WILMINGTON – This past Friday night, the Wilmington High School Football team overcame a big challenge beating No. 6 seed Middleboro at their place in the first round of the Division 4 statewide tournament.
MIDDLEBORO – With the season basically on the line, and Wilmington desperately needing a win, senior Gavin Erickson had a terrific all-around showing in the final regular season win over Wakefield held nearly two weeks ago.
WILMINGTON – There have been six cross-country meets this season and the Wilmington High School girls team has won five of them. The one loss, coming last week, capped off the strong 5-1 season but also earned the 'Cats a three-way share of the Middlesex League Freedom Division championship …
WILMINGTON – Lost in the hoopla of the start of the new statewide tournament last week, is the fact that the Wilmington High School Girls' Cross-Country team captured its first ever league title!
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.
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…
BURLINGTON – Back on the weekend of December 7, 2014, a group of youth cheerleaders who made up the Wilmington Pop Warner C team, came away with a Grand National Cheerleading Championship title during an intense competition held in Orlando, Florida.
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.
MEDFIELD – Throughout the majority of the season, for whatever reason, the Wilmington High School Volleyball team has started out slow only to turn it on later in their matches. That delayed start so to speak cost them a few victories during the regular season.
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.
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…
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 …
MELROSE – It was a busy and extremely successful week for the Wilmington High School Girls' Cross-Country team.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
WILMINGTON – Before she was asked to coach at the sub-varsity level at Wilmington High School, Mary Jo (MJ) English's coaching background consisted of coaching six and seven-year-olds.
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.
WILMINGTON – Trying to figure out the power rankings for the new statewide tournament is nearly impossible. Will Hunting would probably have trouble with it.
BILLERICA – There was a lot on the line for the Shawsheen Tech Football team last Friday night when they squared off against CAC rival Essex Tech at Cassidy Field.
BILLERICA – After many false starts, the Shawsheen Tech Boys Soccer team on Friday finally found out who and where they will be playing in the first round of the MIAA Division 4 state tournament. As it turns out, the 25th seeded Rams will not only need to take a bus, but they will also need …
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.
BILLERICA – When you are going through a tough season record wise, it's pretty easy to give up or fold, and it's pretty easy to turn on each other, passing the blame bucket.
BOSTON – Back in 1987, Keith Robinson graduated from Tewksbury Memorial High School. A little bit before he took his cap and gown, a true diehard Boston Bruins fan, he watched the team's season end thanks to the hated rivals from Montreal.
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.
WILMINGTON – After losing back-to-back games to Division 1 powers Arlington and Lexington back in the early part of this month, the Wilmington High School Girls' Soccer team was really struggling with its offense at the time and needed a jump start.
STONEHAM – Before the season started, the ultimate goal for the Wilmington High School Volleyball team was to qualify for the state tournament for the first time since 2004.
STONEHAM – On one side of the coin you could say that Stoneham was the far superior team, bigger, much more physical and perfectly executed their double-wing offense.
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…
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.
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…
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.
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…
BILLERICA — With their season heading into the home stretch, the Shawsheen Tech Volleyball team has continued improved play over their past several matches. While the improvements haven’t always resulted in wins for the Rams, back on October, it most certainly did, as the Rams pulled out a c…
STONEHAM – Before the season started, Wilmington High School Girls' Cross-Country coach Brian Schell thought that there was enough in the tank on the girls side, to make a run at the Middlesex League Freedom Division league championship.
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.
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.
Over the past year or so, the Town Crier has run a series called “Legendary Coaches”, featuring a list of former (current coaches not included) Wilmington High or Shawsheen Tech coaches, who we feel deserve “legendary status”. After all, the 16 we have chosen, it's believed that all but two …
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…
WILMINGTON – Last Thursday night was “Senior Night” for the Wilmington High School Volleyball team. Certainly the eight seniors would have liked a better fate.