Saturday, May 4, 2013
School turns to its all-time leading scorer to turn around its fortunes.
The Medford High School boys hockey program has turned to a prolific alum as its new coach. Boston.com reported Shawn Bates, who played in the National Hockey League for the Boston Bruins and New York Islanders, has been hired as the new head coach of the Mustangs. According to the website, Bates graduated from Medford in 1993 and is the school's all-time leading scorer with 103 goals and 139 assists. Bates played college hockey at Boston University, winning the national title in 1995. Bates was drafted in the fourth round of the 1993 NHL Draft by the Bruins and made his debut in the 1997-1998 season, according to his Hockey-Reference.com page. After four seasons in black and gold, Bates signed with the Islanders, where he played through …
Friday, March 1, 2013
Season ends after Lady Mustangs lose 68-34.
The 2012-2013 Medford High School girls basketball team's season came to an end Thursday night. The Lady Mustangs lost their first round match-up at top-seeded Lynn English by a score of 68-34. MHS, the 16th seed in the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletics Association (MIAA) North Division 1 tournament, had earned the right to play Lynn English by beating 17th-ranked Chelmsford 52-50 earlier this week at home. Medford girls hoops ended their regular season with a 10-10 record before compiling a 1-1 postseason mark. Elsewhere, the 18th-ranked Medford girls hockey team will head to Salem State University to face second-ranked Beverly/Danvers on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in the MIAA Division 1 tournament.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Mustangs boys basketball bows out with a first-round exit at Andover.
Three Medford High School teams opened their respective Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletics Association (MIAA) tournaments this week, with girls basketball and hockey advancing following their opening round games. The season is over for boys basketball, however, after a first-round loss to Andover. The 16th-seeded Lady Mustangs basketball team hosted 17th-seeded Chelmsford Monday night in the preliminary round of the North Division 1 tournament and won 52-50. Now, they girls will head to play top-seeded Lynn English in the first round of the tournament tonight at 7 p.m. On Wednesday night, the Lady Mustangs hockey team won their preliminary round match-up against Medway/Ashland in the Division 1 tournament at the New England Sports …
Monday, February 25, 2013
Basketball girls play tonight at home, boys tomorrow at Andover. Girls hockey plays Wednesday.
Medford High School will open play in their Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) tournaments this week, with girls basketball in action tonight. They will participate in the preliminary round of the North Division 1 playoffs at home tonight against Chelmsford at 7 p.m. Medford is ranked 16th in the division after completing their regular season with a 10-10 record. Chelmsford comes in ranked 17th with an 8-10 record. The winner of tonight's contest will travel to face top-ranked Lynn English (20-2) on Thursday at 7 p.m. Meanwhile, boys basketball will be on the road at the start of their North Division 1 tournament Tuesday. The ninth-seeded Mustangs (13-7) will travel to face eighth-seeded Andover (14-6) at 7 p.m. The…
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Tringale led Lawrence Academy to a prep league title last year.
Medford's Devin Tringale is trying to make a name for himself as a National Hockey League prospect as the leading scorer on Valley Junior Warriors of the Eastern Junior Hockey League. Trinagle, who will be attending Harvard University this fall, was recently profiled on Boston.com. Tringale was the Independent School League MVP at Lawrence Academy last year and made a berth at the USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game but did not get drafted by an NHL team. Despite playing now with a couple NHL draftees, Tringale's coach told Boston.com he is "as good as they are if not a little better in some aspects." Tringale helped lead Lawrence Academy to the New England Prep School Hockey Association championship last year.
Monday, November 12, 2012
All proceeds are to benefit the Medford High School boy's hockey team.
Monday, March 5, 2012
Devin Tringale notched two game-winners over the weekend to power Lawrence Academy to the New England prep title.
Medford native Devin Tringale's scored three goals over the weekend - including two game-winners - to help lead Lawrence Academy New England Prep School Hockey Association championship. Tringale, a Senior forward who has committed to Harvard, notched the tying goal and the game-winner in overtime to beat top-seeded Salisbury Friday, then scored the game-winner in the second period of the prep championship game Sunday against Nobles. It is the first time Lawrence Academy has won the New England prep title. They entered the tournament as the 4-seed. For more info on the win, visit the Lawrence Academy Athletics website.
Monday, August 22, 2011
$500,000 in improvements to rink and facilities.
About a half million dollars has been poured into improvements to LoConte Rink, and the city hopes the state will spend about $450,000 more soon. New boards, glass, benches, locker rooms and handicap accessibility are all expected to be ready to go by early October, Mayor Michael McGlynn said Monday. All of the improvements have come through state funding. McGlynn showed off the improvements, which are still a work in progress, in a press conference at the rink Monday afternoon. The city took operational control of the rink from the state's Department of Conservation and Recreation last year in a 5-year agreement allows the city to give control back to the state at any point if the city cannot make ends meet. But that won't be happening, …