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Frisbee defeats Concord Carlisle in comeback

Frisbee defeats Concord Carlisle in comeback

Sam Boegehold
May 12
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Margaret Mead once said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.” Although this quotation is generally associated with community service projects, it is also very applicable when speaking of the Wayland Ultimate Frisbee Team, also known as the Spo...

Former WHS student inspires marathon runners

Former WHS student inspires marathon runners

Kelsey Sommers
May 7
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When Katie Lynch suffered a leg injury before the 2001 Boston Marathon, she never contemplated giving up. “I’m an athlete,” she said. “I have to train.” Throughout her life, Katie had a passion for athletics. In 1992, when she was a junior at Wayland High School, Katie walked 175 feet from the hist...

Crew team finds competitive fire at Saratoga Regatta

Melanie Wang
April 30
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Wayland-Weston crew faced off not only against other teams last Sunday at the Saratoga Invitational Regatta, in Saratoga Springs, NY., but also against the weather. A forecast called for scattered thunderstorms throughout the day. In the end, not a drop of rain touched the dusty ground, but the threat...

Girls V-Lacrosse vs. Bedford (12 Photos)

Girls V-Lacrosse vs. Bedford (12 Photos)

Eilif Mikkelsen
April 23
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Ultimate Frisbee makes a Spartan stand

Sam Boegehold
April 17
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The Wayland Ultimate Frisbee team, known as "the Sports" and feared by all, fell to the Lincoln-Sudbury Taco Wagon last Wednesday, 15-7. Greatly outnumbered, ten Waylanders battled the massive LS team, which was made up of an estimated thirty trained and dedicated Ultimate players. The match is already...

Girls varsity lacrosse picks up the pace

Girls varsity lacrosse picks up the pace

Elizabeth Doyon
April 16
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The Wayland Varsity Girls' lacrosse team was finally able to fit two games into this past week, after having three of their games postponed, picking up their first two wins with a 16-4 triumph against Newton South Tuesday and a 13-10 victory over Dover-Sherborn on Wednesday. The game started quickly ...

Spring Track: new season, new goals

Jennifer Adler
April 8
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The air is warmer, the days are longer, and once again the outdoor track is in full use. Both returning champions and first-year athletes can be found on the girls track team, each prepared to set and accomplish her own individual goals. “As the new head coach of the outdoor track season, I am excited...

Ultimate Frisbee defeats rival Weston

Sam Boegehold
April 7
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Blood was spilled, territory was claimed, and Wayland made itself known as a fierce competitor, coming away with a big win in the Weston-Wayland Ultimate Frisbee game last Wednesday, Wayland's first official in-league game of the year. The final score of the match, 15-4, is testament to the tenacity...

Wayland-Weston crew team sweeps first race

Melanie Wang
April 7
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The weather was grim and the water was choppy, but Wayland-Weston crew pulled through in their season opener last Saturday, with both varsity teams sweeping their first races of the season. The regatta took place on Lake Cochituate in the early hours of Saturday morning. While most high school students...

Varsity girls lacrosse defeated in season opener

Elizabeth Doyon
April 6
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Wayland girls lacrosse kicked off their season with a home game last Tuesday against long-time town rival, Weston. The Warriors stepped onto the field coached by Tracey Drown, returning from last year. The game remained close for much of the first half, Wayland trailing 3-2 to their tough opponent. But...

NCAA Men's Basketball: Final Four set to play

Gifford Delle
April 2
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After several intense rounds of NCAA men’s basketball, four teams have finally emerged to play next weekend in the Final Four. The Final Four teams playing in Detroit this weekend are, UConn, Villanova, Michigan State, and UNC, each team with impressive runs so far in the tournament. Each team has...

Spring sports in full bloom (22 photos)

Eilif Mikkelsen
March 30
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