Thursday, May 23, 2013
The Stoneham High School softball team fell behind early, but came back and held on for a 3-2 victory on Wednesday versus the visiting Chelmsford Lions.
It's been a difficult season for the Stoneham High School softball team. But on Wednesday, the Lady Spartans notched a victory in come-from-behind fashion against a team with postseason aspirations. Stoneham fell behind 2-0, but used a three-run fourth inning to take the lead against visiting Chelmsford. The Spartans avoided a sticky situation in the final frame and went on to snag a 3-2 victory. With the win, Stoneham improved to 4-12 on the year while the Lions dropped to 9-8.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The Spartans, the lowest seeded team in the North Division 2 bracket, nearly erased a 3-0 deficit before falling to the Wildcats by a 5-2 margin.
The Stoneham boys hockey team easily outshot defending state champion Wilmington. But unfortunately for the Spartans, they couldn't outscore the Wildcats. While Stoneham, the No. 14 seed in the North Division 2 bracket, fell behind 3-0 in the opening period, the Spartans peppered Wilmington goalie Drew Foley with shots before slicing the deficit to 3-2 early in the third period. Foley was up to the task, saving 36 shots out of the 38 he faced. Stoneham goalie Bobby Giordano made several critical saves of his own during the game, but Wilmington added an empty net goal with 26 seconds left before closing out the game with another tally with 6.5 seconds left to seal a 5-2 win. The loss ended Stoneham's season at 7-10-4 while Wilmington …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Here's a round up of recent Stoneham High School sports action.
It was a critical week for a pair of Stoneham athletic teams, with two Spartan units earning confidence boosting results. Girls basketball goes 1-1 on the week Head coach Sara Mills’ charges didn’t get the week off to a great start in a tilt against perennial powerhouse Reading. The Rockets went on to a 64-34 victory despite 12 points from Sam Trant, eight points from Olivia Gaughan and five markers from Grace Macura. Junior Stephanie Bramante and Britney Fucci each did an outstanding job covering top Reading threat Olibia Healey, according to Mills. “All in all we just lost to a better team,” said Mills. Things got better on Friday in a tilt with Woburn, which the Spartans won by a 54-37 decision. Macura led the way with 17 points, Trant …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Let us know who you think will win the Thanksgiving Day game by posting a comment below.
The Stoneham High School football team will do battle with Reading Memorial High School on Thursday at 10:15 a.m. at the Stoneham High School football field, but we want to know: Who will win the Thanksgiving Day game? Will the Stoneham Spartans or the Reading Rockets be the victor in the Thanksgiving Day tilt on the gridiron? Let us know by posting a comment below. [Editor's note: This article is cross-posted on Stoneham Patch and Reading Patch.]
Friday, July 13, 2012
The local All-Stars won their third consecutive District Championship earlier this week.
The Stoneham Junior League All-Stars have won the District 13 Championship for the third consecutive year earlier this week. Manager Dave Harrington and assistant coaches Matt Pitts and Joe Herzog have been in the dugout for the Spartans calling the shots. The team bounced North Reading out of a best-of-three series, advancing to play Canton in the Sectional round where the Spartans narrowly lost, 11-10. “They scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to win,” Harrington said. “Final score was 11-10, but we hung with them and their hitting was too strong. They were feeling confident coming off a 26-0 win over East Boston. We were down early and fought back and gave ourselves a chance to win. We just couldn’t hold it.” Harrington …
Monday, January 9, 2012
Bob Almeida takes over for Stoneham High Athletic Director David Pignone.
Friday, May 13, 2011
The 16-year-old runner has turned in strong performances in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay this season for the Spartans.
Stoneham Patch Whiz Kid of the Week Key to Awesomeness: DeAngelo has been running the 100m and 200m this year. He is also a part of the 4x100m relay. His team has yet to lose this season. DeAngelo has been consistently winning the 100m and 200m or finishing in second place. The Spartans record stands at 4-2 and DeAngelo has played a key role in the Spartans’ victories. “I attribute my success to my coaches, mostly Al Kopek, for pushing me in the weight room and when we run,” DeAngelo said. “Also, my parents for supporting me and always coming to my meets and helping me be the best athlete I can be.” DeAngelo described his pre-meet preparation and how he plans to run better in the future so those second place finishes can turn into first …
Thursday, May 12, 2011
The match was delayed midway through due to rain.
WOBURN — The Stoneham High School boys' tennis team faced Woburn Tuesday. However, just after most matches completed their first set, the overall match was delayed due to rain. Here's a look at the matchups: First singles Stoneham's Brian McSweeney vs. Woburn's Artie Nabizadeh Second singles Stoneham's Pat Scanlon vs. Woburn's Keith Golden Third singles Stoneham's Johnny Cail vs. Woburn's Dylan Scott First doubles Stoneham's Brad Fagan and Drew Maganzini vs. Woburn's Nish Mehta and Jesse Doyle Second doubles Stoneham's Tom Bergin and Chris Ford vs. Woburn's Andrew Kergo and Mike Hiscock
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
The Stoneham High School softball team beat host Wakefield Memorial High 15-5 on Tuesday.
WAKEFIELD — Trailing 5-4 in the fifth, the Stoneham High School softball team erupted for eight runs en route to a 15-5 win over Wakefield Memorial High on Tuesday at Veterans' Field. Gia Raczkowski powered the Spartan offense with three hits and three RBI, while Holly Eicher had three hits and and an RBI. Nicolette DelVecchio picked up the win in 6 2/3 innings and helped her own cause with a pair of hits and an RBI. Stoneham's Colleen O'Quinn and Lauren Reed each contributed a pair of hits and two RBI, with O'Quinn belting an inside-the-park home run in the fifth, and Amanda Navarro had a hit and drove in a pair of runs. Jess Anthony and Ariana Tuccelli also drove in runs for Stoneham. Stoneham has been creeping up the Middlesex League…
The Stoneham High School baseball team lost to Wakefield Memorial High, 6-5, on a two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth.
WAKEFIELD — The Stoneham High School baseball team took a 5-4 lead into the sixth against Wakefield Memorial High on Tuesday, but Warrior senior captain Connor O'Brien belted a two-run homer to give Wakefield the 6-5 win. Mike Kelly led off the first with a triple and then came around to score as Stoneham put up three runs, but the Warriors answered right back in the bottom of the frame with three runs of their own. The defeat was the Spartans fourth one-run loss on the season, dropping them to 2-9 overall on the season just one day after picking up their second win of the year, a 5-1 win against Watertown. Stoneham will host Burlington Wednesday at 3:45 p.m.