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Sports 07-20-2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017
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From the Press Box The 100 Year Anniversary   By: Jim Lederman There are many landmarks in town, the Watertower and the EB Newton School, are legendary. How many times have you passed the Winthrop Golf Club building and remarked, How old is that building? The Winthrop Golf Club this year celebrated the 100th... »

Sports 07-13-2017

Friday, July 14, 2017
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From the Press Box The Engineer   By: Jim Lederman I received a call last week from an old football teammate. In 1957 I was a sophomore on the Winthrop high school team, with senior tackle Richard Lawton. The captain of the team was WHS Athletic Hall of Fame halfback, Frank ‘Buster’ Ferrara. WHS... »

Sports 07-06-2017

Friday, July 7, 2017
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From the Press Box The city returns By: Jim Lederman The Winthrop Summer Basketball League in 1976 had 32-teams! Yes, basketball was ‘number one’ in town, some 41 years ago! Sorry I did not pay tribute to the 1976 Winthrop Vikings undefeated (26-0-1) State Hockey Championship team. The legendary ‘State Champs’ – Division One... »

Sports 06-29-2017

Friday, June 30, 2017
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Cubs capture Winthrop ‘B’ Division Championship By Cary Shuman The Cubs are the 2017 champions of the Winthrop Little League ‘B’ Division after bolting through the double-elimination playoff tournament with a perfect 3-0 record. Manager Rob O’Leary’s Cubbies claimed the title with a 7-3 victory over the Dodgers, the same team they had faced... »

Sports 06-22-2017

Friday, June 23, 2017
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O’Leary completes an excellent career at Elon University By Cary Shuman Erin Helene O’Leary’s Winthrop High classmates won’t be surprised one bit that she went on to accomplish so much at Elon University in North Carolina. O’Leary, a former WHS student council president, scholar-athlete, and two-sport captain, graduated cum laude from Elon University on... »

Sports 06-15-2017

Saturday, June 17, 2017
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WHS SPORTS roundup WHS baseball team falls in state tourney   The WHS baseball team learned a version of the axiom, “Live by the sword, die by the sword,” in MIAA state tourney play this past week. After defeating their first round rival, Mystic Valley, in shutout fashion, 8-0, the Vikings were on the... »

Sports 06-08-2017

Friday, June 9, 2017
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WHS SPORTS roundup WHS baseball team wins tourney opener The Winthrop High baseball team won its opening round game in the Division 4 North Sectional of the MIAA state baseball tournament with a convincing 8-0 victory over Mystic Valley last Thursday in a contest played at the Malden Catholic field. The triumph advanced the... »

Sports 06-01-2017

Friday, June 2, 2017
By Transcript Staff

WHS SPORTS roundup WHS baseball, softball teams play in state tournament today The Winthrop High baseball and softball teams are scheduled to open play in the MIAA state tournament today (Thursday). Coach Frank DeMarco’s Vikings, who are seeded 11th in the 12-team Division 4 North with an 8-12 record, will face sixth-seeded Mystic Valley... »

Sports 05-25-2017

Friday, May 26, 2017
By Transcript Staff

WHS boys tennis completes winningest season ever The Winthrop High boys tennis team attained the most wins in the program’s history with a pair of victories over Northeastern Conference rivals Gloucester and Danvers this past week. “This has just been totally crazy,” said WHS head coach Marie Finn. “We had lost six of our... »

Sports 05-18-2017

Friday, May 19, 2017
By Transcript Staff

WHS SPORTS roundup WHS girls track finishes at 6-1 The Winthrop High girls outdoor track & field team completed a fine dual meet season on a bright note by defeating Lynn English, 76-56. The victory gave the Lady Vikings a final record of 6-1 for the 2017 season, leaving coach Warren MacPhail and his... »

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