WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Wildcats baseball team walked on to Scanlon Field Thursday afternoon owning a slightly better win-loss record than their opponent and had scored in double figures in four of seven games down the stretch. Some thought it was shaping up to be a classic early playoff duel.
WILMINGTON — There is a tendency, often because of their youth, for talented high school athletes to lay blame with lesser experienced teammates for sports seasons that didn’t turn out as well as anticipated.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NEWBURYPORT — Although the result was not what the team was looking or hoping for, in the big picture, being a part of history is something all athletes enjoy to be a part of.
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.
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…
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 …
WILMINGTON — The Wilmington area road racing calendar hits its spring-summer stride this Sunday, June 9th, when the annual 5K Run for Recovery & Walk for Wellness takes place at the Town Common.
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.
LYNNFIELD — The Wilmington High Boys Tennis team saw their season come to a disappointing end on Tuesday afternoon, as the 13th seeded Wildcats suffered a 5-0 loss to number four seed Lynnfield in the first round of the MIAA Division 3 North Sectional Tournament.
READING — It was an eventful week for the Shawsheen Tech Girls Lacrosse team, who saw their season come to an end on Monday night with a 14-1 loss to Austin Prep in the first round of the MIAA Division 2 North Sectional Tournament.
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.
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.
TEWKSBURY — If ever a team didn’t want to season come to an end, it would have to be the Wilmington High Boys Lacrosse team.
NORTH ANDOVER — Last year at the Division 3 Eastern Mass Championship Meet, things didn't go as planned for then sophomore Hannah LaVita, who finished eighth overall in the high jump.
NORTH ANDOVER — After enjoying a successful regular season with four dual meet victories in the tough Middlesex League Freedom Division, the Wilmington High School Boys' Outdoor Track-and-Field team carried that momentum over to the post-season meets, ending it with a 23rd place finish at th…
WILMINGTON — For the first time in four years the Wilmington High Boys Tennis team will see their season extend beyond the end of the regular season, as they will begin play in the Division 3 North Sectional Tournament next week against a yet to be determined opponent.
With two more wins this past week, the Wilmington High Girls Tennis team wrapped up their regular season with a record of 11-5, the third straight season where they have finished with 11 wins.
NEWBURYPORT – The Wilmington High School girls' softball team picked up two more wins this past week to extend its winning streak to six games. The Wildcats played two non-league games, edging out Lowell Catholic 1-0 and then pounding Newburyport, 15-3, in a six-inning contest.
TEWKSBURY – Coming off a winless season the year before and under the direction of a first-year head coach, it was hard to predict what kind of success the Tewksbury High Boys Lacrosse team would have this season.
NORTH ANDOVER – The Shawsheen Tech Boys Outdoor Track-and-Field team will be sending one representative to this Saturday's All-State Meet as Stephan Saint Juste finished fifth in the high jump, clearing 6-2, during this past Sunday's Division 3 Eastern Mass Meet held at the gorgeous Duane St…
NORTH ANDOVER – Two of the Shawsheen Tech girls’ outdoor track program's better all-around athletes and performers over the last handful of years, Sam Moriconi and Alex DiPerri, both finished up sensational seasons and careers as they were the top performers from Sunday's Division 3 Eastern …
BILLERICA — Despite picking up a pair of clutch victories this past week, the Shawsheen Tech Baseball team was unable to achieve on of the goals they had set for themselves, as for the first time since the 2011 season the Rams failed to qualify for the state tournament.
WILMINGTON — Fans of the Wilmington High Boys Tennis team certainly knew this day was coming, they just probably thought it was a year or two away. With a talented, but extremely young roster, the Wildcats certainly seemed destined to qualify for the state tournament in the not too distant future.
STONEHAM — With two more victories this past week, the Wilmington High Girls Tennis team clinched their third straight trip to the Division 2 state tournament, improving their record to 9-5 overall on the season and 6-2 in the Middlesex League.
WILMINGTON — This past Sunday, Wilmington kids proved that you don’t need to grow up before you can start making a difference as they pedaled for a cure to raise around $12,000 for cancer research.
LOWELL — After losing its entire infield, minus pitcher Ally Moran, from last year’s state tournament team, the thought of getting back to post-season play seemed like a tall order for the Wilmington High School Softball team.
Vanderbilt junior left hander Jackson Gillis and the rest of the Commodores wrapped up their regular season in impressive fashion this past weekend, sweeping a pair of games against Kentucky last Friday and Saturday to capture its seventh SEC regular season title and first since 2013.
WILMINGTON, MA — While all competitive sports require a degree of skill and physical agility, few can match the demands placed on gymnasts. In many cases, the path to success necessitates that training begin at a very early age and intensify as the athlete marches toward her teens.
BILLERICA — All season long the Shawsheen Tech Boys Track and Field team had overcome every obstacle put in front of them, both literally and figuratively, on their way to winning their fourth consecutive CAC dual meet championship with a perfect 10-0 regular season record.
BYFIELD — It may be a little too late to help get them into the state tournament this season, but the Wilmington High Boys Lacrosse team is finally starting to be rewarded for all of the efforts and improvements they have made this season.
BURLINGTON — Led by a strong showing by the team's lone senior, Amie Russell, the Wilmington High School Girls Outdoor Track-and-Field team finished in a three-way tie for tenth place during last Thursday's Middlesex League Championship Meet.
BILLERICA — Even before Saturday’s CAC League Championship Meet had gotten underway at the Charles H. Lyons Athletic Complex, it had already been a historic season for the Shawsheen Tech Girl Track-and-Field team.
BURLINGTON — Last Thursday, the Wilmington High School Boys Track-and-Field team participated in the annual Middlesex League Championship Team and the Wildcats finished in seventh place out of 12 teams, compiling 45 points.
BEDFORD — The last time the Shawsheen Tech Softball team had faced non-league rival Bedford, back on April 24 they had suffered their worst loss of the season losing by a score of 20-1 on their home field.
WILMINGTON For a team that is going through a rough stretch like the Shawsheen Tech Baseball team has been as of late, hitting the road to take on non-league rival Wilmington High, who is making a push for a postseason berth was not the ideal situation.
BILLERICA — After starting off the week with a tough loss to Mystic Valley, the Shawsheen Tech Girls Lacrosse team bounced back with two convincing victories to improve their record to 9-5 on the season and keep their slim hopes for a fourth consecutive CAC championship alive.
BILLERICA — You almost had to feel bad for Nashoba Tech when they welcomed the Shawsheen Tech Boys Lacrosse team to their field for a Commonwealth Athletic Conference clash on Monday afternoon.
TYNGSBORO — Heading into the season, first year Shawsheen Tech Co-Ed Tennis coach Jay Tildsley knew he had a talented team on his hands with a senior laden roster that was coming off a successful 6-6 season under the direction of previous coach J.P. Borriello. The pieces were definitely ther…
WILMINGTON – After her doubles partner from last year Krista Brown graduated, Jessica D'Arco was hoping to move up and play in one of the three singles' positions this year for the Wilmington High School Girls' Tennis team. However, those three spots were locked with returning players, who l…
WILMINGTON — It was kind of a strange week for the Wilmington High School Varsity Softball team. The Wildcats finished 2-2, playing four games over the span, beating Lexington and Melrose, while falling to Arlington and Whittier Tech, the latter in a non-league game.
WATERTOWN – It was certainly a busy and productive four day stretch for the Wilmington High School Girls Outdoor Track-and-Field team this past week. The Wildcats picked up their first win of the dual meet season, knocking off Watertown, 85-51, in the final Middlesex League Freedom Division …