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.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The Lady Grey Ghosts continued to move towards a playoff bid with a huge win over Bedford on Monday with a score of 8-4.
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.
Sunday, April 28, 2013
The Lady Grey Ghost softball team travelled to Lincoln Sudbury and won 9-1.
Saturday, April 27, 2013
On Thursday, Westford Academy defeated Bedford 20-4
Pictures provided by Donna Hackley.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
It was a tough loss for the Lady Grey Ghost softball team as they fell 5-2 against Boston Latin on Monday afternoon at Westford Academy.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Katie Ernst was just a hundred yards away from the finish line when last Monday's blast in Boston ended her first experience in the Boston Marathon, but she was able to "finish" the race back here in Westford thanks to a few of her friends.
Finishing a marathon is a special accomplishment regardless of the circumstances, but Westford Academy student Katie Ernst got a particularly special end after the harrowing experiences she faced during first Boston Marathon last week. Ernst was only 100 yards away from the finish line when the first blast went off last Monday, but although she wasn’t able to get across the line on Boylston Street, her friends made a finish line for her to cross on Westford Common the next day. While her muscles were sore from running 26 miles, the cold temperatures and the traumatic conditions in Boston a day earlier, getting across the finish line in Westford was a memory she will never forget. “I was really limping, but I made it through. I was so angry…
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Westford Academy led 3-2 at halftime but cruised past the Lady Lions in the second half and grabbed a 14-6 win.
The Westford Academy girls lacrosse team was locked in a one-goal game when halftime arrived versus Chelmsford on Tuesday afternoon. But thanks to a second half outburst, it was smooth sailing for the Grey Ghosts the rest of the way. After leading, 3-2, at the intermission, Westford opened the floodgates with its offensive attack. The Lions chipped away and made the score 8-6 midway through the second half, but the Grey Ghosts then scored six consecutive goals to seal a 14-6 win.
Monday, April 15, 2013
Westford Academy plays a busy schedule of games in the upcoming days, which is vacation week across the state.
It's April vacation week for Massachusetts schools, but Westford Academy spring sports teams will still be busy in upcoming days. Below is a list of the games scheduled for the Grey Ghosts in the next week. Monday, April 15 Tuesday, April 16 Wednesday, April 17 Thursday, April 18 Friday, April 19 Saturday, April 20