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Where Are They Now?

August 14, 2014
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Seven members of The Winthrop High School Hall of Fame are living in 5 states across the country. AMY SULLIVAN, captain of  the 1989 Lady Vikings Basketball team and Brandeis University captain lives in California. MAUREEN (McManus) HILL, captain of the 1983 Eastern Mass Championship Basketball team and a member of the Lehigh University...

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From the Press Box: Where Are They Now?

August 2, 2014
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Steve Miles led the Northeastern Conference in basketball  scoring 174 points in 1952 for W.H.S.    Steve went on to play football at Cornell University.   Now living in Houston, Texas Steve often returns to his hometown for Thanksgiving Day to watch Winthrop Vikings play the Revere Patriots. Phil Ratner followed Steve Miles to Cornell in...

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From the Press Box: Medal Count

July 25, 2014
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Two Winthrop coaches won medals last week at the Bay State Games. Phil Ronan coached the Metro Boston Boy’s Soccer Team  to a bronze medal.  It was a great day to end Phil’s successful ten years of coaching soccer in The Bay State Games  Phil coached the High School All-Stars on Sunday in Waltham....

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Are You Ready for Some Football?

July 21, 2014
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The Patriots start practice  next Thursday (July 24) .  The Winthrop Vikings open practice in 31 days (August 17).  The first scrimmage is with Beverly at Hurd Stadium on Saturday, August 23rd.  Are you ready for some football? Here’s Lederman’s top ten list. GREATEST PLAYS IN WHS HISTORY: 1.   Jackie Burke – Goal in...

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World Cup Soccer Teams Are Approaching Conclusion

July 12, 2014
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As we go to press, there is still a semi-final game between Holland and Argentina as Germany awaits the winner. Before the World Cup many had doubts on the Netherlands who came in ranked No. 15 in the world by FIFA. Yet fans will tell you this did nothing but fuel the country as...

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New Flag Football Program at Parks and Rec.

July 3, 2014
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Summer is always an exciting time for everyone—whether it is spent at Yirrell beach, having barbecues with friends and family, or even playing a nice game of flag football. This summer, kids have the special opportunity to play on the new and improved flag football league through Winthrop Parks and Recreation. Director Sean Driscoll...

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Adamson Was the Star among Stars: Winthrop Catcher Named Agganis MVP

June 27, 2014
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Jennifer Adamson had the right number on the back of her Agganis All-Star jersey: No. 1. Adamson was No. 1 in virtually every category: hits, batting average, slugging percentage, and runs scored. She also caught all seven innings for the South contingent. And when it came time for the writers to select the game’s...

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Fisher Leads St. Mary’s To Sectional Championship

June 12, 2014
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Winthrop’s Alexandria Fisher had two hits and two RBI to power St. Mary’s High School to an 8-5 victory over Amesbury in the Division 3 North sectional final Sunday at Martin Field in Lowell. Fisher had the key hit in the Spartans’ seven-run surge in the second inning, driving home two runs with a...

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Lady Vikings Fall in State Tourney Opener

June 4, 2014
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The Winthrop High softball team went up against a tough Lowell Catholic pitcher and came out on the short end of a 5-1 decision in the first round of the MIAA Division 3 North State Tournament Saturday afternoon on the local field. “Lowell was the better team on the day,” said WHS head coach...

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WHS Baseball Team Charges into Tourney; Hosts Matignon Today

May 28, 2014
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The Winthrop High baseball team concluded its regular season with a pair of decisive victories, including a must-win contest with Mystic Valley last Thursday evening, to qualify for the post-season MIAA state baseball tournament. The Vikings, the eighth seed in the nine-team Division 4 North Sectional, will host Matignon, the ninth seed in D-4 North, today (Thursday) at...

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