Friday, May 17, 2013
After 26 years, Stoneham High School boys' soccer coach Jim Carino has retired, while former player Jeff Kirkland takes over the position.
It is the end of an era at Stoneham High School. After 26 years of coaching the boys' soccer team, Jim Carino is calling it quits. Carino was an iconic coach in the Middlesex league. When you hear “Stoneham High soccer,” one immediately thinks of the man on the sidelines. He won three State titles, four Eastern Mass Championships, appeared in seven straight North Sectional finals, won four Middlesex League Coach of the Year Awards, an EMASS Coach of the Year Award and two Boston Globe All-Scholastic Coach of the Year Awards. His career record was 250-180. During the State tournament, his teams compiled a 36-10 record. However, success did not happen overnight, as his teams tallied one win and two ties in his first four seasons with …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Dr. Carl Conui, a podiatrist who has served as a volunteer at the Boston Marathon for about 15 years, recalls the past month that has gone by since the April 15 marathon bombings.
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Monday, May 13, 2013
The week encouraging bike-based activities is May 11-19.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation along with several other public and private entities have banded together to tell you to get out of your cars and onto your bikes this week. May 11 to 19 is Bay State Bike Week, a week unique to Massachusetts which celebrates all things bicycle. Stoneham residents are encourage to bike to work. There are bike-based events going on around the Bay State this week, and several in the Boston area. The Bay State Bike Week website has provided a searchable calendar to find dates, locations and times for events closest to you. What would a statewide bike week be without a little friendly competition? The MassCommute Bicycle Challenge will award those who log the most miles by bicycle. Other local …
Monday, October 15, 2012
Skydiver Felix Baumgartner broke records for both skydiving and internet traffic Sunday, landing safely after a 24 mile free fall from the stratosphere.
Skydiver Felix Baumgartner completed a record free fall to Earth from 24 miles (127,900 feet) above a New Mexico desert Sunday, drawing a large television and internet audience who watched the attempt live. At one point, 8 million viewers tuned into a YouTube, smashing the site's previous record of 500,000 simultaneous viewers for their livestream of the London Olympics opening ceremonies. Baumgartner, an Australian daredevil, opened the small pod door with a visibly curving Earth below him, stood on a platform and sent his last transmission - "Sometimes you have to go really high to see how small you are" - before stepping off into a freefall. While no official figures were available, immediate estimates put his top rate of descent near…
Sunday, October 14, 2012
The first of three trail runs is Sunday, Oct. 14 at 7 a.m., starting at 100 Fallon Road in Stoneham.
Saturday, October 13, 2012
The Stoneham High School football team plays host to Watertown at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Stoneham High football field. The Spartans (5-0) will try to win their sixth consecutive game to open the season.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Boys' basketball and Spartan soccer school are some of the summer clinics offered at the high school.
Two sports programs for children get underway in August, according to the Colonial Park Elementary School website. The Stoneham Spartans boys' basketball summer clinic, led by Stoneham High School boys' basketball coach Paul Tanglis, runs from Aug. 6-9 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the high school gym. The program is for boys entering grades 3-9, according to the website. The aim of the program is to teach students teamwork, good sportsmanship and character, according to the website. Students will learn the fundamental offensive and defensive skills it takes to become a well-rounded basketball player. Typical Schedule To participate in the program, students must submit a completed consent and medical release form and a check for $180 to: Stoneham …
Friday, July 6, 2012
The 18-year-old Stoneham High School graduate was awarded one of the most prestigious athletic awards at the end of the school year banquet, winning the Outstanding Male Athlete of the Year Award for his achievements in three sports during his senior year
Stoneham Patch Whiz Kid of the Week Key to Awesomeness: Fagan is a three-sport athlete (basketball, soccer and tennis) and received the Outstanding Male Athlete of the Year award at the end of the year banquet in June. “Receiving this award is very gratifying,” Fagan said. “After working so hard through my four years in high school to be awarded the outstanding male athlete is a great honor, especially with all of the great athletes I’ve played with over the years.” Fagan thanked his teammates for their hard work as well because without them he believes he couldn't have won the award. “Winning this award was a great feeling and shows that the dedication and hard work I put into the school for sports all paid off,” Fagan said. “This award …
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Stoneham High School baseball players Kevin Young and Ryan Carino reflect on the 2012 season after being eliminated by Lynnfield 2-1 Sunday in the second round of the state tournament.
The dream run for the no. 16-ranked Stoneham High School baseball team came to an end Sunday afternoon after falling to no. 1 seed Lynnfield 2-1 in a hard-fought game. The Spartans managed to get into the tournament after rattling off six consecutive wins to end the regular season. The team not only made the tournament, but picked up a preliminary-round victory, beating Madison Park 11-6 to advance to the second round, where they lost to Lynnfield. Senior captain Kevin Young discussed the team’s defeat to Lynnfield in his last game as a Spartan. “It was pretty cool knowing that we had an amazing chance of knocking these guys out of the tournament,” Young said. “We were expected to lose and all the pressure was on them, not us, so we went …