Friday, June 7, 2013
The Mustangs finish the season 18-4.
Today is Friday, June 7. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) The second-seeded Medford High baseball team lost 3-2 Thursday to No. 7 Billerica at Playstead Park in the Division 1 North quarterfinals. The Mustangs finish the season 18-4. 2.) Want more info on last week’s tanker spill? There is a public meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday at the West Medford Community Center. Read more. 3.) Add your own photos to our Medford High graduation gallery. 4.) The Mustang Stampede is Saturday at Hormel Stadium. 5.) Tropical Storm Andrea’s heavy rains are expected to hit the area today, into Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. After some morning showers, Sunday should be mostly sunny with a high near 78.
Thursday, June 6, 2013
The Mustangs will play Billerica at 4 p.m. at Playstead Park.
Today is Thursday, June 6. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) The second-seeded Medford High baseball team will host No. 7 Billerica at 4 p.m. today at Playstead Park in the quarterfinals of the Division 1 North bracket. Medford defeated Haverhill 11-7 in the first round, Billerica trounced Waltham 14-1. 2.) Photos of Medford High School graduation. Add your own! 3.) Medford High senior Alison deRosas winning submission, “Once a Mustang, Always a Mustang.” 4.) Rat Problem in the Medford Hillside? 5.) Today should be partly sunny with a high near 74, according to the National Weather Service.
Monday, June 3, 2013
The Mustangs baseball team is in the quarterfinals of the Division 1 North bracket.
Today is Monday, June 3. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) The second-seeded Medford High baseball team will host No. 7 Billerica at 4 p.m. today at Playstead Park in the quarterfinals of the Division 1 North bracket. Medford defeated Haverhill 11-7 in the first round, Billerica trounced Waltham 14-1. 2.) The No. 16 Medford High softball team lost 16-2 Thursday to No. 17 Malden in the preliminary round of the Division 1 North bracket. The Mustangs finish the season 11-10. 3.) Take a look inside this West Medford home on the market with 10 fireplaces. 4.) ‘Like’ Medford Patch on Facebook. 5.) After some scattered showers this morning, today should be cloudy with a high near 64, according to the National Weather Service.
Thursday, May 30, 2013
The Mustangs will be in action at 4 p.m. at Tufts Park.
Today is Thursday, May 30. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) Coming off a 11-9 regular season, the 16th-seeded Medford High softball team opens postseason play at 4 p.m. today at Tufts Park. The Mustangs are hosting No. 17 Malden, also 11-9, in the preliminary round of the Division 1 North bracket. 2.) The 12th-seeded Medford High girls’ lacrosse team lost 18-6 at No. 5 Acton-Boxboro Wednesday in the preliminary round of the Division 1 North bracket. The Mustangs finish the season 11-5-1. 3.) The 23rd-seeded Medford High boys’ lacrosse team also fell Wednesday, 15-3 at No. 10 Westford Academy in the preliminary round of the Division 1 East bracket. They end up 9-12. 4.) Don’t forget: there is a fundraiser for the Krystle M. …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Family-run Holovak & Coughlin in neighboring Arlington is closing its doors Sunday, May 19.
After a half century serving area teams and athletes, Arlington's Holovak & Coughlin will close its doors Sunday, May 19. The family-run business at 14 Mill St., which opened in 1964, was recently sold to Dallas-based BSN Sports, the largest distributor of team sports apparel and equipment in the United States, according to its website. It does appear the Coughlin family will have some sort of relationship with the new venture. The family left this message (attached) for their customers. “The Coughlin family thanks you for your loyalty and patronage. It has been our privilege to serve Arlington and the surrounding communities for just over 49 years.” What’s your reaction to the news? Where will you go for sporting goods now? Let us know by…
Friday, May 10, 2013
Patch wants to see your favorite Medford teams in action!
Whether it’s on the baseball diamond, at the soccer field or during a flag football game at a local park, spring sports are underway around Medford and we want to help share all the great moments and highlights with the community! Patch is looking for athletes, coaches, parents, booster club members and fans who are eager to show their team spirit on Medford. News about any team – from youth t-ball to middle and high school sports, recreational teams, adult leagues and more – it’s all welcome. Here's how you can share news about your sports team this spring: 1. Start a blog about your sports team: Share stats, recaps, photos and/or videos from the game in your own sports blog. Discuss the team, coaches and players with other fans in the …
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, May 3, 2013
Both the girls and boys teams took home Greater Boston League titles.
The Medford High School boys and girls rowing teams were victorious in their quests to win their respective 2013 Greater Boston League Championships last Sunday, according a post on the school website. The Mustangs competed against Malden, Cambridge Rindge and Latin and Somerville for the titles. According to the post, the wins are historic because it's the first time a Cambridge team has been defeated for a GBL title on the girls' side and just the second non-Cambridge winner ever on the boys' side. "This is a big win for a team started just seven years ago with twelve rowers and one coach," according to the school website. "This season the team has almost 60 rowers and three coaches." The Mustangs will host their first-ever regatta, the …
Monday, April 15, 2013
Patch editor gives a first-hand report from the Boston Marathon.
Monday, April 15 was my first time running the Boston Marathon. It was supposed to be a fun day focused on overcoming a strenuous 26.2-mile race, but once I reached the end, I was greeted with panic, caution and tears rather than high fives and celebrations. Monday was a perfect day for a runner and spectator, it was sunny and warm with a cool breeze. It would be hard to find an excuse why anyone with the day off from work wouldn’t be in town to either watch the race, the Sox game or to grab a bite at a restaurant. I was running this marathon as a bandit. I had no official number and was nervous security or someone from the Boston Athletic Association would kick me out. Once I reached the start line, it was smooth sailing. I was full of …
Monday, April 1, 2013
Here are several ways you can make sure your sports teams are highlighted on Medford Patch this season.
Spring sports at Medford High School are set to begin with many teams looking to build on their success in 2012. Around town, youth sports are also underway and we want to help share all the great moments and highlights from this spring with the community. We are looking for athletes, coaches, parents, booster club members and fans who are ready, willing and able to show their team spirit on Medford Patch. News about any team -- high school, middle school, rec. teams, etc. – is welcome! Here's how you can share news about your sports team this fall: 1. Start a blog about your sports team: Share stats, recaps, photos and/or videos from the game in your own sports blog. Discuss the team, coaches and players with other fans in the community. …