Winthrop and Penn State

Friday, December 9, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Seeing Penn State being overlooked for the final berth in the College Football Playoffs — despite being the Big 10 champion and handing Ohio State its only loss of the season — reminds us of the 1982 Winthrop High School football team winning the Northeastern Conference title with an undefeated record, but because of... »

Trump and the Vote

Friday, December 9, 2016
By Transcript Staff

We love how many of the national commentators and pundits always point out that while Donald Trump won the presidency, he didn’t get the popular vote. Well, it’s clear Donald Trump’s strategy was to reach the 270 electoral votes he needed to become the President of the United States. And that’s what he did,... »

Congratulations, Jack Wallace

Friday, December 9, 2016
By Transcript Staff

We wish to congratulate Winthrop High School senior Jack Wallace on winning this past fall’s Northeastern Conference Open, the first Winthrop player in school history to accomplish that feat. Jack’s finish atop a field that included golfers from the 11 communities that comprise the NEC, including Saugus, Marblehead,  Swampscott, Lynn, Beverly, Danvers, and Gloucester... »

Coach Finn Wants Tennis Courts to Remain Across from High School

Friday, December 9, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Winthrop High boys tennis coach Marie Finn is strongly opposed to removing the Wallace B. McLean tennis courts, presently located across from the new high school, and adding additional parking spaces in their place. Under the proposed plan, two additional courts would be added at Ingleside Park for us by the boys and girls... »

Sports 12-08-2016

Friday, December 9, 2016
By Transcript Staff

From the Press Box Looking at two football standouts By Jim Lederman We salute two Viking football standouts named to the NEC South All-Star team. Co-captain Chris Zuffante was named a quarterback on the team. The (6’3-185) quarterback excelled on both offense and defense. Chris is being recruited by six division 2 college teams... »

Obituaries 12-08-2016

Friday, December 9, 2016
By Transcript Staff

Peter Miccichi Long time Boston Herald Truck Driver and member of Teamsters Local 225 Peter Miccichi of Hampton, New Hampshire and formerly of Winthrop, passed away at the Hyder Hospice Unit in Dover, New Hampshire on December 3. He was 65 years old. Born in Boston, he was the beloved son of the late... »

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