Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Sports updates for Braintree teams and athletes.
The following is from Athletic Director Michael Denise: Members of the Boys Tennis Team that participated in the MIAA Division 1 South Sectional Individual Tournament included: Farris Muntasser (Jr) – Farris won his first match Saturday easily 6-2, 6-0 and lost in the second round Sunday to the # 3 seed in the tournament. Richard Baker (Jr) played well while being defeated in the first round. Luan Pham (Sr) and Matt Proulx (Jr) “advanced” to the round of 16 next week. The following boys participated in the State Invitational Meet on Saturday at Greater New Bedford High School: 100M Hurdles - Jr. Alex Huynh 100M - Jr. Chris Carson 6th Place Finish Medalist So. Chris Leonard, Alonzo Mitchell 200M - Jr. Chris …
Saturday, May 11, 2013
From youth sports to adult leagues, and teams on their way to the playoffs to those reminiscent of the Bad News Bears, Patch wants to see athletes of all ages in action this spring!
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 Braintree 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 Braintree Patch. 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…
Friday, May 3, 2013
Braintree Youth Lacrosse has 350 local girls and boys participating.
Boston College men's lacrosse team coach Kevin Orcutt and several of his players joined boys from Braintree Youth Lacrosse Wednesday evening to teach them drills and plays at Braintree High School. Orcutt, a former Quincy High coach, is also the director of Hawks Lacrosse, an independent development program that provides individual and small group instruction on all things lacrosse on the South Shore. He has helped lead the nationally-ranked Eagles to an undefeated record so far this season. Approximately 220 boys and 130 girls participate this year in Braintree High School lacrosse. They practice during the week and play games on Sundays. Varsity players from BHS also pitch in during practices, director Tim Hemmert said. "It's a lot of …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Members of the Braintree High Show Choir and winter sports teams received accolades Tuesday night.
Dozens of Braintree High School athletes, coaches and family members packed the Town Hall auditorium Tuesday night to receive citations from the Town Council. The evening began with a somber moment of silence for members of the armed forces and the victims and responders of the Boston Marathon bombing before turning jubilant as the high school show choir performed the "Star Spangled Banner" and a rousing spiritual that earlier this year earned them high marks at a regional music festival. Below is a list of those honored Tuesday: Braintree High School Show Choir Rachel Hallenbeck – Director of Music Molly Frechette Stanzi Potenza Catherine Conley John O'Connell William Peacock Kaylene Snarsky Paul Valliancourt Bryan Rowell Nicolas D'Amico …
Friday, April 12, 2013
For the first time, nine current AWHS student-athletes presented the inductees to a crowd of more than 200.
Eight outstanding former student athletes were inducted into the Archbishop Williams High School Athletic Hall of Fame during a ceremony held March 24 at The Lantana in Randolph. “Our inductees represent the very best that AWHS had to offer and their season and career accomplishments have stood the test of time,” Dennis M. Duggan Jr., Esq, AWHS President said in a press release. “They were leaders, role models, captains, and league all-stars, and their feats were recognized by our local and area newspapers. Together our athlete inductees answered every challenge, exceeded every expectation and both lived up to the legacy they inherited and set the standard for those who have followed.” The eight AWHS Athletic Hall of Fame inductees are: …
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Here are several ways you can make sure your high school or youth sports teams are highlighted on Braintree Patch this season.
Spring sports at Braintree High School will begin play this month, with many teams looking to build on their success in 2012. Around Braintree, 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 Braintree Patch. News about any team -- high school, college, youth sports teams, recreational leagues, 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 …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The game was at the DCU in Worcester and featured three local players.
Rachael Brazil and Lauren Connelly played for the girls team in the first annual Shriners High School Girls All-Star Ice Hockey Game on Saturday and came up on the short end of a 4-2 score. Troy Tenaglia's team went on to win its game 9-2.
Friday, March 29, 2013
The game is at the DCU in Worcester and features three local players.
The first ever Shriners High School Girls All-Star Ice Hockey Game will be held on March 30 at 1:45 p.m. at the DCU in Worcester. Braintree will be represented by Lauren Connelly and Rachael Brazil in the Girls game. Then Troy Tenaglia in the Boys game. Lets get lots of Blue & White out to Worcester. It's going to be a great day for hockey. To purchase tickets, call the Sharks front office at 508-929-0500. Tickets are $11 per person. More information can be found at http://www.alepposhriners.com/hockey%202013/hockey%20classic/hockeyClassic.html
Saturday, March 23, 2013
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Saturday, March 23
The 7th Grade Girls Travel Basketball Team won the Old Colony Basketball Championship by defeating Weymouth March 17th. The girls are coached by jim Rust and Vin Barry.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
USA Gymnastics may write rules for the sport in Massachusetts for next year. The lack of rules was a main reason the MIAA said it would not sanction the sport.
After a meeting earlier this month was cancelled because of weather, Braintree High School Boys Gymnastics Coach Richard Ellis said his visit to the MIAA Board of Directors has now been rescheduled. Ellis said in an email that he will speak to the board about its decision to drop the sport during its Wednesday, May 1 meeting at 11 a.m. The BHS coach is among many supporters, including Braintree Athletic Director Michael Denise, who have been working to reinstate boys gymnastics as a championship sport for next year. They have also vowed to keep the sport alive regardless of the board's final stance. "Gymnastics has been practiced as a form of physical exercise since the time of the ancient Greeks. Since 1896, the quadrennial meeting of …