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Sports 08-16-2018

Thursday, August 16, 2018
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Through dedication and commitment, Courtney Finn is finding success off the court By Jonathan Chang The night before the 2014 NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championship game, Bentley head coach Barbara Stevens gathered her team for a message: no matter what happens, she was going to be proud. “I just want this for... »

Sports 08-09-2018

Friday, August 10, 2018
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50 years later, Bob DeFelice is still just a ‘coach’ By Jonathan Chang When NBA players say “Pop,” they’re not talking about their dads; they’re talking about Gregg Popovich. When student-athletes at Bentley University say “Coach,” they’re all talking about the same person: Bob DeFelice. There’s a good reason for that. A man whose... »

Sports 08-02-2018

Friday, August 3, 2018
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WHS graduate, Paul Pearl selected as new associate head coach for BU hockey By Jonathan Chang It’s been a busy summer for Boston University hockey. In May, David Quinn left the program to take on the head coaching job with the New York Rangers, then in June, the Terriers found the replacement, as former... »

Sports 07-26-2018

Friday, July 27, 2018
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From the Press Box 2018 Hall of Fame By: Jim Lederman The Winthrop High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee is pleased to announce the inductees for the “Class of 2018.” The induction ceremony will be held on October 20 (Saturday) at Winthrop High School. This is the 13th Hall of Fame induction. Inductees... »

Sports 07-19-2018

Friday, July 20, 2018
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Eight Winthrop residents cycle toward $52 million goal in the 2018 Pan-Mass Challenge Locals will ride to fundraise for lifesaving cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute On Aug. 4 and 5, eight riders from Winthrop, will cycle up to 192 miles in the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) with the goal of topping... »

Sports 07-12-2018

Friday, July 13, 2018
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From the Press Box The Rivalry By: Jim Lederman The Swampscott-Winthrop ‘Rivalry’ dates back to the 50s. The ‘Big Blue’ under the tutelage of legendary coach Stan Bondelevitch (Bondy) established their dominance in the NEC. The Vikings captured their first NEC title in 1964. The undefeated Vikings, led by Steve ‘The Tank’ Adamson defeated... »

Sports 07-05-2018

Saturday, July 7, 2018
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Winthrop’s Tufa Excels in Agganis Football Game By Cary Shuman Calvin Tufa completed his high school football career with a thrilling victory, helping  the South defeat the North, 28-26, on the last play of the Harry Agganis All-Star Football Game Friday night at Manning Field in Lynn. Tufa, a captain of the 2017 Winthrop... »

Sports 06-28-2018

Thursday, June 28, 2018
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Winthrop’s Mike Eruzione inducted in to MIAA Hall of Fame By Cary Shuman The most famous Olympic hockey player of all time is now officially an MIAA sports legend as well. Winthrop’s Mike Eruzione, captain of the 1980 Gold Medal-winning U.S.A. hockey team, was inducted in to the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) Hall... »

Sports 06-21-2018

Thursday, June 21, 2018
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WHS sports roundup Baseball Vikings gave it their all in state tourney contest When the Winthrop High baseball team trekked to Lowell Catholic for a first-round contest in the Division 4 North Sectional of the MIAA state baseball tournament, the Vikings rated as a decided underdog. Winthrop entered the tourney as the 16th and... »

Sports 06-14-2018

Saturday, June 16, 2018
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Wallace signs with Adirondack Trail Blazers of the PGCBL By Cary Shuman Former Winthrop High baseball star Jack Wallace has signed with the Adirondack Trail Blazers of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League (PGCBL) and has begun pitching for the team that will play a 48-game schedule with playoffs in early August. The PGCBL,... »

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