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Girls cross country makes great strides

Girls cross country makes great strides

Erica Van Sciver
October 2, 2009
Filed under Articles, Sports

Despite a slow start to the season - the team was sporting an 0-2-0 record - evidence of the steady improvement of girls cross country abounded at the RI Oceanstate Meet this past Saturday, with the varsity team placing 11th out of 21 and JV ranking 8th out of 11 teams overall. Head coach Suzanne Williams ...

Girls soccer suffers first loss

Girls soccer suffers first loss

Elizabeth Doyon
September 29, 2009
Filed under Articles, Sports

Last Tuesday, the Wayland Warriors played the Acton-Boxboro Colonials at home and lost 1-0, but followed up with a 1-0 win against Waltham later in the week. The AB Colonials are ranked high in the state and best in the Dual County League. “Unlike our previous games, we knew that we were clearly t...

Volleyball begins new season with strong teams

Volleyball begins new season with strong teams

Kruti Vora
September 17, 2009
Filed under Articles, Sports

Wayland's girls' volleyball players are bumping, setting, and spiking their way into a new season. Coach Donna Blight leads the Varsity girls, and assisting her as captains are Lauren Vachon, Nicole Jenkins, and Brianna Ramsey. As for the JV team, run by Coach Flava Garthright, captains have yet to...

Football home opener set for tonight

Football home opener set for tonight

Evan Barber
September 17, 2009
Filed under Articles, Sports

As the nights begin earlier and the leaves begin to fall, the Friday night ritual begins as well. Every Friday night, whether you’re in 4th grade or a parent of a player, you’re at the game. Whether the Warriors are 0-6 or 6-0, the stadium is still packed tight. That’s the feeling of Wayland Football. For...

Girls Varsity Soccer Wins Season Openers

Girls Varsity Soccer Wins Season Openers

Elizabeth Doyon
September 13, 2009
Filed under Articles, Sports

Focus and hard work paid off for the Girls Varsity Soccer team as they won their first two games of the season. On Wednesday, September 9th, Varsity Girls Soccer opened their season on the home turf against Newton-South, a strong Dual County League opponent. It was a fast-paced game. In the begin...

Wiffleball tourney comes to WHS

Travis Downs
June 14, 2009
Filed under Articles, Sports

Until a few weeks ago, many members of Wayland High School had been looking forward to the traditional dodgeball tournament that usually closes out the year. Unfortunately, due to problems with the field house, this event has been canceled. When junior Greg Eng learned of the cancellation, he was...

Varsity Lacrosse 2009 (14 Photos)

Varsity Lacrosse 2009 (14 Photos)

Katie Miller
June 7, 2009
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Girls lacrosse closes season with 7-11 record

Girls lacrosse closes season with 7-11 record

Elizabeth Doyon
May 27, 2009
Filed under Articles, Sports, WSPN

Wayland girls lacrosse lost their last game of the season Tuesday, on the home turf. Their opponent was the top-ranked Concord Carlisle Colonials, to whom the Warriors had previously fallen, 21-7. Senior Captain Iris Irwin stepped into cage to play her first game ever as goalie. The Warriors put up a ...

Celtics fall to Orlando's Magic

Celtics fall to Orlando's Magic

May 20, 2009
Filed under Articles, Sports, WSPN

The Celtics have won 17 NBA titles, the most in NBA history. Last year, the Celts contributed to that with their first title since 1986, but a repeat of last season proved to be too difficult a task. The Boston Celtics were eliminated from their quest for an eighteenth banner on Sunday, as the Magic won Game ...

Frisbee defeats Concord Carlisle in comeback

Frisbee defeats Concord Carlisle in comeback

Sam Boegehold
May 12, 2009
Filed under Sports, WSPN, WSPN Blogs

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, 2009
Filed under Articles, Editor's Picks, Features, Sports, WSPN

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...

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