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Sports Lead: May 14, 2021

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Nothing but net for Red Raider lacrosse

Posted by on May 13, 2021 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Nothing but net for Red Raider lacrosse

After a year off, wins still coming easy Published May 14, 2021 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—A lot of things have changed in the 700 plus days that the Melrose High Red Raider lacrosse team has competed as a team. But one thing that remains familiar to local fans are wins. Melrose returned to its 2021 spring season in full glory last week with twin victories of 18-0 over Stoneham to begin their season off 2-0. The Red Raiders start anew with sophomores who are now seniors, a strange but surprising concept for Melrose head coach Matt...

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State champ wrestlers return undefeated

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Melrose (2-0) already beating ML large opponents Published May 14, 2021 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—One would forgive the reigning state champion Melrose High wrestling team for showing a little rust after a 16 month delay to their 2021 season, which is now being played during this MIAA spring season. But for Melrose coach Larry Tremblay and his Red Raider squad, they are willing to play any time of year to get a chance to savor more victories. Melrose is off to an unbeaten 2-0 start after wins over Middlesex Large...

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A winning start for softball girls

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3-0 Melrose dominates Spartans Published May 14, 2021 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—Could this be the year that the Melrose High softball earns that elusive Middlesex league title? Let’s just say the forecast looks favorable judging by the start of their season.  Melrose kicked off their 2021 campaign and are 3-0 after two consecutive thumpings over Stoneham and a (late deadline) game against Watertown on Tuesday night.  They came in the form of wins by scores of 17-1 and 16-4 via mercy rule last Thursday and Saturday and an 18-5 win against Watertown. Their...

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Red Raider baseball falls in home opener

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Published May 14, 2021 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—After two years, the Melrose Red Raider baseball team finally returned to Morelli Field for their 2021 home opener when they faced the Stoneham Spartans on Saturday, May 8. Melrose ran into a wall and fell in a 8-0 shutout and will look to rebound with a series of games against Watertown, whom they host Saturday morning at Morelli Field at 9:00 a.m.  After the Spartan game, Melrose head coach Scott Searles gave his thoughts on the effort and the team’s early season. “I...

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Lacrosse girls begin fast and furious

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2-0 on season after thrashing of Stoneham Published May 14, 2021 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—It’s been a dynamic start to the season for the MHS girls’ lacrosse team who return two years after their 2019 season. This week, they kicked off their 2021 spring season showing no signs of rust as they collected a pair of wins over Stoneham, 16-1 and 18-1 in home and away games. In their two games they’ve outscored their Stoneham opponents 34-1, proving that there seems to be no facet of the game lacking.  “It’s...

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Net victory for girls’ tennis team

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Melrose 3-0 to start the season Published May 14, 2021 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—It’s been two years since the Melrose High girls’ tennis team hit the courts in Melrose and now they are back in action and wasting no time assembling wins. Melrose is off to a nice 3-0 start after wins over Stoneham and Watertown this week.  First year coach Lydia Mays is thrilled with the amount of talent on this Melrose team. “We have 26 girls on the roster. And I’m excited about every one.” MELROSE GIRLS tennis...

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Sports Lead: May 7, 2021

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Fennell takes his final lap

Posted by on May 6, 2021 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Fennell takes his final lap

A look back at Brendan Fennell’s MHS legacy Published May 7, 2021 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—In the four years that he has laced up as a Red Raider at Melrose High, senior Brendan Fennell has crafted a resume that any high school athlete could dream of. It’s difficult to know where to begin. For starters, Fennell helped bring Melrose to a Super Bowl victory, first taking reigns as quarterback in the 2018 season and just the next year led the Red Raiders to a undefeated 12-0 season that culminated...

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An amazing life for Grace Zinck

Posted by on May 6, 2021 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on An amazing life for Grace Zinck

Community, MHS mourns athlete & Super Fan Published May 7, 2021 By JENNIFER GENTILE GRACE ZINCK of Melrose passed away at age 17 on April 23. She was a freshman at Melrose High and active member of the Unified Basketball team. (courtesy photo) MELROSE—Melrose Public Schools and the larger community are mourning the sudden loss of 17-year old Grace Zinck of Melrose, who passed away at home on Friday, April 23. “Amazing Grace,” as she was affectionately known, touched the hearts of thousands not the least her parents, Brian...

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