The Winter of Our: Discontent

Monday, February 23, 2015
By Transcript Staff

Although the temperatures have been below zero with wind chills even colder, tempers have been rising among just about all of us as the snow and our frustrations continue to pile up. Yes, life is difficult in the city, where parking spaces are non-existent, tickets are being issued, cars are being towed, traffic is... »

Remembering the Miracle on Ice

Monday, February 23, 2015
By Transcript Staff

For those of us who have been around for longer than we care to remember, it is hard to believe that 35 years have passed since seemingly every Winthrop resident gathered at the Belle Isle Bridge and lined the town’s streets to give a huge hometown welcome to Olympic hockey hero and Team USA hockey captain Mike Eruzione,... »

Don’t be Fooled

Monday, February 23, 2015
By Seth Daniel

Like an annoying alarm clock that predictably shouts its tone, late last week and this week several establishment lawmakers and transportation pundits began blaming the MBTA’s implosion on a lack of taxes and on the majority of voters who repealed the automatic gas tax increases last November. Don’t be fooled, please. In the daily... »

WHS Girls Basketball Wins NEC South Championship

Monday, February 23, 2015
By Transcript Staff

The Winthrop High girls basketball may be peaking at the right time with the state tourney just around the corner. The Lady Vikings won all four of their games this past week, brushing aside three foes and then taking the measure of their nemesis team, St. Mary’s of Lynn, in the final of the... »

Winthrop Falls to St. Mary’s in Spartan Classic Final

Monday, February 23, 2015
By Cary Shuman

The Winthrop High girls basketball team learned once again that all roads to the Boston Garden will  have to pass through St. Mary’s of Lynn. Winthrop, champion of the Northeastern Conference South Division, met St. Mary’s in the Spartan Classic final Tuesday night, with the hosts prevailing 42-40. Tournament MVP Marnelle Garraud (14 points)... »

WHS Sports Through the Years

Monday, February 23, 2015
By Transcript Staff

10 years ago February 10, 2005 Rachele DeLeo scored a career-high 31 points to lead the WHS girls basketball team to a 48-45 win over Lynn English. However, her key play of the game was a defensive one, in which she stole the ball in the waning seconds andy then was fouled. Rachele promptly sank... »

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