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MIDDLETON — Over the past couple of weeks several local hockey stars have competed in the prestigious Hockey Night in Boston Major Showcase Tournaments. The Major Showcase Tournaments are the culmination of a series of HNIB Tournaments throughout the summer, featuring the players who perform…

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BOSTON — The committed runners of Tewksbury and Wilmington have not let some oppressive heat keep them off the roadways, as they continue to do their towns proud by competing in several local road races.

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WILMINGTON — It has been exactly two years since Chad Stalker got what was probably the worst phone call of his life. The date was August 2, 2017, and the call came from his best friend Ken Packard, a man he had known since childhood, growing up in the western Mass. Suburb of Belchertown.

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In recent weeks several local hockey players have participated in the Hockey Night in Boston (HNIB) Summer Tournament. The HNIB Tournament, which is actually a series of tournaments among different age levels for both boys and girls, is one of the most prestigious summer hockey tournaments i…

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WILMINGTON — On Tuesday, the week-plus rumor was officially confirmed that Wilmington High School Athletic Director Tim Alberts resigned to take the same position at Triton Regional. He is expected to start his new job on August 1st.

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WILMINGTON — Back in early June, Jackson Gillis was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 13th round of the Major League Baseball Draft. At that time, he was asked if he was going to sign a professional contract or return for his senior year at Vanderbilt University and he was reluctant to…

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OMAHA, NEB/WILMINGTON — Nearly two weeks after celebrating with his teammates as the best collegiate baseball team in the entire country, Wilmington resident Jackson Gillis was able to reflect upon the National Championship, his season and three-year career at Vanderbilt University.

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WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Wildcats made a fantastic run in pursuit of a position in the District 13 Major (12s) Little League Baseball tourney semifinals, but their hopes came to an end with Monday night’s 9-4 loss to Reading at Rotary Park.

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WILMINGTON — With more than a week between scheduled games, the Northeast Wilmington baseball team showed no rust from the layoff when they came up against a first place Dracut club on Tuesday evening.

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WILMINGTON — The first weekend of the District 13 Little League Baseball 12s tournament had teams dodging raindrops. Unfortunately for Wilmington, Sunday’s scattered showers included a couple thunderstorms that made an impact on Stoneham’s McCarthy Field, postponing the Wildcats’ game with t…

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NORTH READING — After dominating their first three opponents and scoring a stunning 32-runs, Wilmington ran into a North Reading team hungry for its first win after a late start due to high school tournaments and inclement weather.

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Over the years, the Wilmington High Softball program has consistently able to be counted on to put a winning team on the field. That was no different this season, as the Wildcats Varsity Softball team posted a 14-7 overall record, although the season did end in disappointment with a first ro…

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WILMINGTON - The Wilmington AAA All-Star game is a celebration of the end of the spring baseball season, as well as a graduation for the 11-year-olds in the 9-11 age group, who move up to the Majors, next year, as 12-year-olds.

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BILLERICA — For the past eight years the Shawsheen Tech Boys Basketball team has been led by the steady hand of Greg Bendel, a Shawsheen Tech alumnus who had coached the team with the passion and dedication only a lifelong Ram could bring to the job.

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BILLERICA — In their Northeast Summer League opener, contested last Saturday afternoon at Shawsheen Tech, the Wilmington and Billerica baseball teams combined for an epic 27-runs. At times, this game took on the resemblance of a track meet as players sprinted around the basepads, unabated.

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WILMINGTON — At a young age, Gregory Adamek, 16, has already some high accolades as a member of the Wilmington High cross-country and track programs.

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WILMINGTON — When you are new to a community, you want to be able to make a good first impression among fellow residents.

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DANVERS – The No. 8 seed Essex Tech softball team took advantage of some defensive miscues by the No. 9 Wilmington Wildcats to come away with a 6-4 victory in the first round of the Division 2 North Sectional tournament played Saturday afternoon.

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Last August, the Town Crier told the story of Tess O'Connell, the talented soccer player who left Wilmington High after two years to attend the Pingree School in Hamilton.

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On Wednesday afternoon, Wilmington resident Jackson Gillis was relaxing in his dorm room when he was informed that he had been drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 13th round of the Major League Baseball Draft. He was the 403rd overall selection.

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On Thursday afternoon, the No. 9 seed Wilmington Wildcats (14-6) will travel to Danvers and take on the No. 8 seed Essex Aggie Tech team in a first round match-up of the Division 2 North sectional softball tournament, starting at 4:00 pm.

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WILMINGTON — After a winless record last season, the Wilmington High Girls Lacrosse team was looking to improve this season, and start building towards the future under the direction of first year had coach Bill Manchester.

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NEWBURYPORT — After she finished up what turned out to be her final match in a Wildcat uniform, senior Lia Kourkoutas was asked to sum up the year in athletics where she was a league all-star in hockey and then reeled off 15 wins as the No. 3 singles player on the tennis team.

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WILMINGTON—- Back in the first week of January of 2002, then Wilmington High School Athletic Director Jim Gillis made a tough decision when he dropped the Varsity Girls Gymnastics program, citing the decision was based mostly on lack of numbers and lack of funds, while other factors included…

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WILMINGTON — Most high school senior football players would likely agree that when the traditional Thanksgiving Day contest comes to a close, there is often a yearning to continue with the game that had consumed a better part of their lives. Aside from the uncommon college recruit, football …

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WILMINGTON — This Sunday, the 11th annual Bicyclists Battling Cancer Ride will bring hundreds of cyclists from all over New England to Marlborough to raise money for cancer survivors.

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BILLERICA — For a little over a quarter the Shawsheen Tech Boys Lacrosse team looked like they might be on the verge of an upset in their matchup with Newburyport in the first round of the MIAA Division 3 North Sectional Tournament on Tuesday afternoon at the Charles H. Lyons Athletic Complex.

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TYNGSBORO — As they have all season long, the Shawsheen Tech Softball team gave it everything they had in their season finale on Saturday afternoon in a road game against CAC rival Greater Lowell.