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 …
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Here are several ways you can make sure your sports teams are highlighted on Westford Patch.
Fall sports are kicking into high gear and Stoneham Patch wants to help you share every exciting moment with the community. We are looking for athletes, coaches, parents, booster club members and fans who are ready, willing and able to share their team spirit on 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: 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. 2. Upload pictures and video of your team to our gallery: Snap an awesome photo at the game? Catch the winning touchdown on video? Upload it to our …
Monday, June 4, 2012
No. 9-ranked Stoneham High School's boys' tennis team takes on top-ranked Hamilton-Wenham at 1 p.m. Monday at Bass River Tennis Club in Beverly.
[Editor's note: The following story first appeared on the Hamilton-Wenham Patch website.] If the Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School boys' tennis team is to capture the Div. 3 state championship again, this may be the season. Not only did the Generals capture the top seed in the North but the entire starting lineup are seniors, except Joe Love, a sophomore who is part of the five players for four doubles spots. The No. 1-seeded Generals had a first-round bye and will play Stoneham High School on Monday at 1 p.m. at Bass River Tennis Club in Beverly. The match was moved from Pingree Park. Ninth-ranked Stonham beat No. 8 Lynnfield 3-2 on Saturday. But despite experience and seeding in its favor, Hamilton-Wenham (12-2, 10-0 in the Cape Ann …
Monday, May 14, 2012
Check out the Patch Facts column for May 14.
1. Rainy conditions afoot? Wet weather may be moving in Monday, as showers are likely after 9 a.m., according to the National Weather Service's forecast for Stoneham. Overcast skies and winds of 6-9 miles per hour are expected, and the town may receive less than one-tenth of an inch of rainfall. More rainfall may fall after 9 p.m., and temperatures may dip to a low of 55 from a high of about 68. 2. Taking a trip out of the U.S.? If you're planning to leave the country on a business trip or vacation, you can get your passport through the Stoneham Town Clerk's Office. For complete details of what you'll need to bring with you, costs and passport turnaround, visit the town clerk website. 3. Spartans schedule: Here's a look at the Stoneham …
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Have a passion for sports and writing? Contribute content to the website.
Stoneham Patch is looking for those passionate about sports and journalism to join our growing team of bloggers. Specifically, we are looking for Stonehamites interested in covering all of the Spartan's match ups at home or perhaps on the road. Do you often check out the local basketball, track, hockey or other winter sports? If you have the inside information on what goes down at Stoneham's sports matchups, we would like to get you involved in writing about them for our website. Experienced or inexperienced writers and sports enthusiasts are welcome. A great way to get some of your own writing published (we reguarly feature our bloggers on our homepage) and also looks wonderful on college resumes for those interested in persuing …
Monday, May 9, 2011
Looking for some ideas on ways to spend the day? Check out our suggestions in the latest "Patch Facts" column.
1. Wanted: Passionate bloggers: We're looking for some unpaid bloggers who either live or work in Stoneham to contribute blogs to our recently launched "Local Voices" section. We'd love to have folks passionate about writing on various localized topics such as cooking, fashion, fitness, high school sports and the outdoors. If interested, email Stoneham Patch Editor Mark Ouellette at email@example.com and provide previous blog experience or writing samples and a resume (optional). 2. Town sessions: Check out the municipal meetings (agendas linked below) slated for Monday: 3. Get your game face on! The Stoneham High School varsity sports teams have four games slated for Monday, including: Home game Away games 4. Oh, those wacky …
Friday, April 29, 2011
The 17-year-old right fielder for the Stoneham High School baseball team is off to a strong start to the season, hitting .565 with 10 RBI through seven games.
Stoneham Patch Whiz Kid of the Week, Key to Awesomeness: Despite the team's slow 1-6 start, Young wanted to make a good first impression with first-year skipper Kevin Yianacopolus and did he ever. Young is off to one of the hottest starts in the Middlesex League, hitting at a .565 clip while tallying 10 runs batted in. He has been one of the only bright spots for the Spartans this season. Young has been moved from batting fifth in the line up to one of the most important spots in the lineup, the three spot, where the responsibilities of knocking in runs will increase. Young attributes his success by taking swings prior to the season and by taking practice seriously each day. “I was hitting in the cage well before the season started and …
Monday, April 25, 2011
Check out some of the activities going on in the Stoneham area in our latest "Patch Facts" column.
1. Meeting of the minds: The Stoneham School Building Committee and Stoneham School Committee are scheduled for a joint session at 6:30 p.m. at Stoneham High School, 149 Franklin St., in the library. Check out the agenda for the session. 2. Donations needed: The American Red Cross is expected to have a blood drive from 1-7 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 428 Main St., Melrose. Donors will receive a coupon for a free signature burrito from Qdoba and Double Red Cell donations will also be available. 3. Get classified: Need to hire someone to fill a vacancy or sell unneeded stuff kicking around in the garage? Post a free classified ad on Stoneham Patch! 4. Game on! The Stoneham High School boys' and girls' tennis teams travel to Reading for matches …
Monday, February 7, 2011
Trying to figure out how to spend the day? Check out our suggestions in the latest "Patch Facts" column.
1. Game time! The Stoneham High School girls' varsity hockey team will host the Red Devils of Burlington High at 4 p.m. at Stoneham Arena. 2. Meeting madness. A handful of meetings are scheduled for Monday, including: 3. What a deal! The Dockside Restaurant in Wakefield is selling wings for 25 cents and margaritas for $2.99 each. 4. Learn to cook. Wakefield-based ZuZu's Cafe kicks off its gourmet dinner cooking class at 7:30 p.m. and ends at about 9 p.m. The class costs $25 per person and includes materials, recipe book, refreshments and samples of what was prepared. Payments must be received before participating in the class. For more information, call 781-245-3035 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register. 5. Let the children dance! …