Saturday, May 25, 2013
The MIAA released its playoff pairings on Friday and Westford Academy will enter the tournament as the No. 10 seed.
The Lady Grey Ghosts won't be the only Westford Academy lacrosse team in the postseason. In addition to the top-seeded girls lacrosse team, the boys lacrosse team learned on Friday their postseason fate as the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association released its brackets. Thanks to a regular season that featured a 12-8 record, the Grey Ghosts earned the No. 10 seed. As a result, Westford Academy will host Medford on Wednesday at 5 p.m. With a victory, the locals would advance to the first round to face Xaverian, the No. 7 seed in the tournament that earned a preliminary round bye. The date and time of that game has yet to be determined.
Friday, May 24, 2013
The MIAA announced its playoff pairings on Thursday, and Westford Academy will enter the tournament as the team to beat.
Westford Academy is the team to beat in Division 1 girls lacrosse. The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association announced its postseason pairings on Thursday, and the Grey Ghosts snagged the No. 1 seed thanks to a sparkling regular season record of 19-1. As a result, Westford earned a bye in the preliminary round of the tournament. In the first round, the locals will take on either No. 16 Haverhill or No. 17 Lowell. The Lowell versus Haverhill match up is scheduled for Monday at 1 p.m. The winner won't have much time to rest up, as Westford awaits in a game slated for Tuesday at 4 p.m. If the Grey Ghosts are able to advance, they will take on either Billerica or Andover in the quarterfinal round of the North Division 1 bracket. …
Thursday, May 23, 2013
The boys and girls' teams finished fourth and sixth respectively overall.
Westford Academy had a disappointing overall team performance at the 2013 Dual County League Track and Field Championships last week at Regis College in Weston. However, the Grey Ghosts were able to bring home some glory thanks to league titled earned by junior Ashley Craig and sophomore Qadir Barnard-Pratt. Barnard-Pratt finished first in the boys' high jump with a mark of six feet, while Craig finished with a 10 foot, six inch total in the girls' pole vault, a foot more than second place Kyra Visnick of Newton South. The Grey Ghosts also had five second place finishers. Overall, the boys finished sixth with 69 points, behind Waltham (77.50), Concord-Carlisle (88), Newton South (101) and Acton-Boxborough (153). On the girls' side, …
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The visitors led the Grey Ghosts throughout Tuesday's contest, leaving town with a 14-8 victory.
Lincoln-Sudbury sits atop the Dual County League boys lacrosse standings. And on Tuesday, they showed Westford Academy why that's the case. Despite a solid effort from the Grey Ghosts, visiting Lincoln-Sudbury dictated tempo throughout and went on to a 14-8 victory. With the loss, Westford dropped to 11-6 on the campaign, 4-3 in Dual County play, while LS improved its mark to 12-2 with a 6-1 record in league play.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Massachusetts also largely supports Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination in 2016.
Bay Staters like Hillary Clinton and support same-sex marriage, but nothing compares to their love of Red Sox Manager John Farrell. The Sox manager received the lowest disapproval percentage in Public Policy Polling history – even better than Abraham Lincoln, Mother Theresa and Santa Claus. What a difference a year makes for the Sox. The team’s hot start has 27 percent of those who took the survey predicting a World Series. Only 3 percent said the Sox will not make the playoffs. Sixty-four percent of those surveyed said Farrell is doing a good job. Only 1 percent disapproved of Farrell’s work this year. This is the lowest disapproval rating Public Policy Polling has ever seen. In comparison, in a national poll in November, Lincoln was …
Friday, May 17, 2013
It was a tough loss for the WA softball team as they came up short against Newton South 5-3 in Newton.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
SHORT CUT LANDSCAPING ENTERS WEEK THREE UNDEFEATED
Monday, May 6, 2013
The Ghosts won 11-10 at home on Friday.
With the win, Westford Academy rises to 11-3 and Beverly falls to 10-3. The Ghosts face Xaverian next on Tuesday.
Here's a recap of the results as well as some videos from yesterday's road race.
For the 2012 race, see here. For the 2011 race, see here. For more on this race, see the race website.
Sunday, April 28, 2013
The Lady Grey Ghost softball team travelled to Lincoln Sudbury and won 9-1.