Monday, March 11, 2013
A few rowers with Weston connections will take to the Charles River in late April for the annual Run of the Charles canoe and kayak race.
Weston residents George P. Bates, Bob Kattef, Carina Peritore and Town of Weston employee Stephen Fogg have registered to put their rowing skills to the test during the Charles River Watershed Association’s (CRWA) 31st Annual Run of the Charles Canoe and Kayak Race on April 28. The race "celebrates the ongoing improvements of the Charles River," according to a press release and draws about 1,500 paddlers as well as countless spectators. According to the release, "Bates is entered in the Masters Category of the 19-Mile Race. Kattef is entered in the Mixed Category of the 24-Mile Race. Peritore is entered in the Mixed Category of the Pro-Mile Race. Fogg is entered in the Gov Category of the 24-Mile Race." Races are held for all paddling …
Friday, March 8, 2013
Think you have the pipes to sing the National Anthem at a professional sporting event? Read on.
Friday, March 1, 2013
Auditions will be held in Gillette Stadium's Dana Farber Field House. Registration begins at 10 a.m.
The New England Patriots cheerleaders will hold an open audition for the 2013 squad tomorrow, Saturday, March 2. Women who are at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED are invited to audition. The auditions will take place in Gillette Stadium’s Dana Farber Field House. Registration begins at 10 a.m. Candidates will perform two designated routines and a freestyle combination. They will be judged on dance ability, showmanship, overall appearance and level of physical fitness. Judges will narrow the field to up to 65 participants to be invited back for final auditions on Saturday, March 16. For more information on the audition process, click here. The 2013 Patriots Cheerleading Squad will be comprised of approximately …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The Weston boys' ice hockey team will take on Bedford Thursday in the first round of the MIAA tournament.
The Weston High School boys' hockey team earned a No. 8 seed in North Division 3 of the 2013 MIAA Boys Ice Hockey Tournament. The Wildcats will open tournament play Thursday night in Watertown against Bedford, a No. 9 seed. The puck drops at 8 p.m. The Wildcats finished the regular season with a 9-8-3 record. The winner of Thursday's Weston vs. Bedford game will take on No. 1 seeded Lowell in the second round on Saturday, March 2 at a to-be-determined location. Lowell had a bye for the first round. The full MIAA tournament bracket is available online.
Monday, February 25, 2013
Six players from the Wayland/Weston girls' hockey team headed to Chelmsford Forum Saturday to represent the Dual County Small division in the All-Star game against Dual County Large.
Sporting their maroon and orange jerseys, six girls from the Wayland/Weston girls' hockey team represented their towns proudly in Saturday's Dual County All-Star game at Chelmsford Forum. The Wayland/Weston girls' competed for the Dual County Small division and fell 1-2 to the Dual County Large All-Star team. Caroline Goguen, Gianna Fargnoli, Cara Lembo, Jane Haffey, Katherine Goguen, and Morgan Griffin represented the Wayland/Weston team, and Lembo, Harrey and Goguen skated away with all-conference honors, according to the Wayland Hockey Association Facebook page. Additionally, Wayland/Weston coach Bill MacDonald coached the Dual County Small All-Star team along with a Lincoln-Sudbury coach. Check out these few images from the game and …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The Wayland/Weston girls' hockey team is headed to the post season for the second year in a row.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The Wayland/Weston crew team is selling Krispy Kreme doughnuts.
The Wayland/Weston crew team is offering a sweet option for your Saturday morning breakfast ... and your sweet tooth sacrifice will go toward a good cause. The team will be selling Krispy Kreme doughnuts in the Omni Food center and at the Weston Transfer Station on Saturday, Feb. 9. According to an announcement on the Weston High School bulletin board, the doughnut sale is to raise funds to cover the girls' team traveling to California where it has been invited to participate in the PAC-12 Regatta. The team will be selling 12 doughnuts for $8; 24 doughnuts for $15; or 36 doughnuts for $20. Customers can pre-order their doughnuts by Thursday using the attached PDF for delivery on Friday evening, Feb. 8. Or simply pick up a dozen or so …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
In a response to an "unruly" crowd at a Wayland vs. Weston hockey game last week, Wayland Student Press Network reports that more police than usual were on hand for Friday's Wayland vs. Weston basketball game.
A Jan. 30 hockey game between Weston and Wayland turned unruly when fans clashed outside the Rivers School rink where the game was held. Weston police officers responded to the school and dispersed the crowd, but the event has had some apparently lasting consequences for student spectators. On Friday, Weston High School Principal Anthony Parker read an announcement to students over the school's public address system that called the behavior at Wednesday's hockey game "appalling." "Our once healthy and innocent competition with Wayland has turned ugly!," Parker's announcement said. It was released via the town's listserv in addition to being read over the PA. "Fueled in part by Facebook, we have crossed the line separating appropriate and …
Monday, February 4, 2013
Rob Riley comes to Weston from a stint as a regional scout for the National Hockey League, according to the Boston Globe.
Rob Riley is bringing his decades of coaching and administrative experience, as well as a championship background in hockey, to Regis College where he became the college's new athletic director in late 2012. Riley, a Needham resident, replaced former AD Marybeth Lamb who moved on to a position with Bridgewater State University, according to the Boston Globe. "This is a very exciting time for Regis, and I look forward to working closely with the administration, faculty, and staff to enhance the overall experience of every student-athlete," Riley said in a press release. "My leadership history will enable me to manage, motivate and mentor the coaching staff, and their athletes as we strive for excellence academically, athletically and within…
Sunday, February 3, 2013
The girls skated a tough match, but came up a little short.
The Wayland/Weston girls' hockey team took to the Groten School ice rink Thursday for a match against the girls of Westford Academy. Wayland/Weston came up short by a score of 3-1. Morgan Griffin scored the Warcats goal, according to the Wayland Hockey Association Facebook page. Check out the images, also contributed by the Wayland Hockey Association Facebook page, and visit that page for additional images.