Sunday, March 17, 2013
Join the conversation during our live coverage of the championship game.
Welcome to our Live Blog of the Division 1 Girls Hockey State Championship game between St. Mary's of Lynn and Arlington Catholic. Join the conversation with your questions and comments. If you are at TD Garden watching the game in person, you can still particpate on your I-Phpne! You can even upload photos and video clips directly into the blog!
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
A rivalry will be renewed at 6:30 p.m. in Lynn.
Today is Wednesday, Dec. 19. Here are five things you need to know: 1.) Rivalry Renewed: In a rematch of last year’s Division 1 state championship game, the Arlington Catholic girls’ ice hockey team will travel to Connery Rink in Lynn to take on Catholic Central foe St. Mary’s of Lynn at 6:30 p.m. tonight. The Cougars topped St. Mary’s 3-1 to take last year’s title, despite losing to them twice during the regular season. Forward Ardieana Rossini and goalie Megan Messuri are back for the Cougars’ title defense. Arlington Catholic is ranked third, St. Mary’s fifth, in ESPNBoston’s most recent rankings. 2.) The Arlington Catholic boys’ ice hockey team will face Central Catholic at 8:20 p.m. tonight at Valley Sports Arena in Concord. The high …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
The Arlington High and Arlington Catholic girls' basketball teams are both at home.
Today is Tuesday, Dec. 18. Here are five things you need to know: 1.) The Arlington High girls’ basketball team is home at 7 p.m. tonight against Watertown. The boys’ team is at Watertown at the same time. 2.) The Arlington Catholic girls’ basketball team will host Cambridge Rindge & Latin at 6:30 p.m. tonight. The school’s boys and girls’ track teams will be at Cardinal Spellman at 4:30 p.m. 3.) Twenty-six Christmas trees will be lit with white lights at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Arlington Lodge of Elks on Pond Lane to honor the 26 victims of Friday’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Read more. 4.) Check out three places to donate locally this holiday season. 5.) It’s expected to rain today and into the night with a…
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Arlington High's Rebecca Robinson had another All-State meet to remember Tuesday.
Arlington High senior sprinter Rebecca Robinson won the sixth individual state title of her career Tuesday at the MIAA All-State Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Fitchburg State College. Robinson, who will attend Syracuse University in the fall, took the 200-meter dash in 24.74 seconds, finishing more than a quarter-second in front of her nearest competitor, Oxford’s Emily Dawidczyk (25.01). Earlier in the day, Robinson had the fastest time in the qualifying heats, 24.72. Resume This past winter, Robinson won the 300-meter dash at the indoor state meet in 39.51. As a junior, she took the 400-meter dash at the outdoor meet by more than a second, in 56.22, and the 55-meter and 300-meter dashes at the indoor meet in 7.22 and 39.39, …
Monday, June 4, 2012
The Cougars showdown with No. 18 Saugus has been moved to Tuesday.
The seventh-seeded Arlington Catholic baseball team’s home playoff game against No. 18 Saugus today in the quarterfinals of the Division 3 North bracket has been moved to tomorrow (Tuesday, June 5) due to the inclement weather. It’s still at 4 p.m. at Summer Street Field. Tuesday’s forecast also calls for a chance of showers throughout the day, according to the National Weather Service. The Cougars (14-7), fresh off their 6-2 win over No. 10 Weston, are facing 8-13 Saugus because Saugus upset No. 2 Shawsheen (15-4) 11-0 in the bracket’s first round. Prior to beating Shawsheen and Brighton in its last two games, Saugus, of the Northeastern Conference, had lost seven in a row after 6-6 start.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
The Arlington High softball team will be at home, while Arlington Catholic will travel to Amesbury.
The eighth-seeded Arlington High softball team will host No. 9 Melrose at 4 p.m. Thursday in the first round of the Division 2 North bracket, while Arlington Catholic, the No. 12 seed, will travel to No. 5 Amesbury for a 3:45 p.m. contest. In their first season in the Middlesex League, the Spy Ponders finished in a three-way tie atop the standings, as they, Lexington and Reading all had 7-3 league records. The Spy Ponders went 14-6 overall and beat league foe Melrose 11-4 in the teams’ only showdown. Arlington enters postseason play having won seven of its last nine games. Melrose (12-8) is in the midst of a four-game winning streak. The Cougars went 13-7 during the regular season. Amesbury, of the Cape Ann League, went 16-4.
The Arlington High and Arlington Catholic baseball teams will both be in action at 4 p.m. Thursday.
The Arlington High and Arlington Catholic baseball teams have both secured home games in the first round of their respective playoffs. The Spy Ponders are the No. 8 seed in the Division 2 North bracket and will host No. 9 Marblehead at 4 p.m. Thursday at Spy Pond Field. The Ponders finished their first regular season in the Middlesex League 12-8, while Marblehead went 11-9 in the Northeastern Conference. Marblehead did go 8-2 in its last 10 games, however. The Cougars earned the No. 7 seed in the Division 3 North bracket with a 13-7 record during the regular season (which includes a 2-1 win over Arlington in the Holovak and Coughlin Tournament last weekend). They’ll host No. 10 Weston (11-9), of the Dual County League, at 4 p.m. Thursday …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Emma Roberson was one of 31 Arlington Catholic graduates from Arlington this year.
Thirty-one students from Arlington graduated from Arlington Catholic Friday as members of the class of 2012. The high school’s graduation was held at Bentley University in Waltham. At the graduation, Arlington’s Emma Roberson received the school’s 2012 Woman Athlete Award. “Emma is a force to be reckoned with both in and out of the classroom,” according to a release from the school. “Her nearly perfect transcript and membership in the National Honor Society is proof of her initiative to challenge her intellect and be the best she can be in the classroom. “This same drive is evident on the basketball court. Since her freshman year, Emma has been on the basketball team and has worked as a team player to bring success to her teammates. Her …
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
The Division 1 state champion Arlington Catholic girls' hockey team led the way with three.
Seven female athletes at either Arlington High School or Arlington Catholic were recently named Boston Globe Winter All-Scholastics. The Division 1 state champion Cougars girls’ ice hockey team had three All-Scholastics, including senior forward Natalie Flynn, who was named as an Athlete of the Year, and coach Maggie Taverna, who took Coach of the Year honors. Arlington Catholic senior guard Emma Roberson was also named as an Athlete of the Year. The Catholic Central League MVP led her Cougars to the Division 2 North championship game on the hardwood. The full list of Arlington's Globe All-Scholastics and league all-stars: Editor’s note: The Boston Globe selects its All-Scholastics, while league all-stars are determined by individual …
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Arlington Catholic girls basketball squares off against unbeaten Reading in North Division 2 final.
Two years ago, Reading thumped Arlington Catholic by 20 points in the regular season. But the Cougars bounced back when it mattered most snagging a 20-point victory of its own in the rematch when the postseason rolled around. Head coach Dave Brady's charges are hoping for a similar result on Saturday when they look to continue their title defense on the hardwood of Lowell's Tsongas Center in the North Division 2 title game. On February 19, Reading cruised to a 58-32 home win, one of just three setbacks the second-seeded Cougars suffered all year. Not only did the Lady Rockets rip off a 22-0 record to get to the sectional title game, but they also did so in convincing fashion. Only one tilt was decided by less than 16 points all year for …