Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Coaches Adam Cluff and Dee King, with help from Framingham High boys and girls varsity hoopsters conducted a very organized and spirited clinic to help players at all ability levels develop better skills.
Framingham High School’s basketball program sponsored a youth basketball clinic Saturday for all players in grades 4-8. Coaches Adam Cluff and Dee King, with help from Framingham High boys and girls varsity hoopsters conducted a very organized and spirited clinic to help players at all ability levels develop better skills and better themselves as players. They began with some basic stretching exercises and progressed into several areas of specific focus; including layups, jump shots, “triple threat," dribbling, passing & overall communication while on court. From my vantage point, everyone had a great time, but more importantly, everyone learned something. Kudos to the coaching staffs at Framingham High & all the players who gave up …
Sunday, February 20, 2011
In track, Ben Groleau finished seventh in the 1,000 with a time of 2:34.87 in the Division 1 Championship. . Sarah Bowhill got caught in traffic and ran a 5:17. Both Bowhill and Groleau will compete in the All-State meet this Saturday at the Reggie Lewis
Framingham came home from the Division 1 wrestling tournament with a state championship to highlight last week’s sports schedule as the winter season begins to wind down. Two Framingham runners advanced to the All-meet this weekend. On the ice, the Flyers’ boys hockey team needs two wins in its final two games this week in order to qualify for the state playoffs. WRESTLING: Sa dominates to win state title Gil Sa quickly built a lead in his 130-pound final match against St. John’s Prep’s Mike Mayo and remained in control to record a 9-1 major decision and win the state Division 1 individual title Saturday at Methuen High School. Three other Flyers gave a good accounting of themselves in the tournament. Mike Patterson took fourth place in …
Monday, February 14, 2011
Flyer Sarah Bowhill won the mile in 5:16.48 to become Bay State Conference championm while Ben Groleau became the Bay State League champion in the 1,000, with his winning performance of 2 minutes, 38.45 seconds.
WRESTLING: Flyers send 7 to states Framingham will have seven wrestlers in the Division I state tournament this Saturday, Feb. 19 at Methuen High. The seven qualified for the tournament after their performances at the Division 1 Central Sectional tournament in Lexington. Three Framingham wrestlers -- Gil Sa (130 pounds), Robert Coukos (145) and Mike Patterson (189) -- became individual champions in the sectionals and will lead the Framingham wrestlers in the Division I tournament. Framingham will have 7 wrestlers in the state tournament, the most for any team. Framingham dropped its final dual meet of the season to Weymouth, 46-15, on Wednesday. It is the second consecutive year the Flyers lost to Bay State Conference Carey Division …
Monday, February 7, 2011
Last week's snow shrunk the number of games Framingham varsity teams played last week. Some of the games have been rescheduled for this week.
The relentless snow of last week couldn’t completely thwart Framingham High’s varsity sports teams and a number of games were played. Highlighting Framingham’s efforts last week were the boys and girls hockey teams, which collectively had two wins and a tie. The gymnastics team ended the season with a victory. Framingham’s wrestlers finished second in the state sectionals. Flyers’ swim team finished third in its conference championship meet. HOCKEY: Boys pick up tie, win Framingham’s hockey team skated to 3-3 tie with Needham Saturday. The Flyers were down 3-1 at the mid-point of the first period but came out in the second period fired up and, according to Framingham coach Paul Spear, played the rest of the game, “with pride, passion and …
Sunday, February 6, 2011
Griffin was chosen as female athlete because of her steady play the last three games, in which she scored 25 points, pulled down 20 rebounds and had seven blocked shots.
Bridget Griffin Class: Senior Age: 18 School: Framingham High Sport: Basketball Position: Forward Year first started competing: Freshman Career Highlight: A game against Brookline, when as a freshman she scored 31 points. Favorite athlete: Ray Allen of the Celtics: “Because he’s always calm under pressure.” Griffin is co-captain of the girls basketball team at Framingham High and one of only two seniors on the squad. Understandably the young, inexperienced team has had some rough times this year and only has one victory against 11 losses. When asked what she will bring away from this her last year as a Flyer, Griffin was quick to respond. “Determination. You can’t give up. You’ve got to keep trying. You can’t let it get to you.” Griffin …
Sunday, January 30, 2011
The Framingham High wrestlers and gymnasts couldn't lose last week, as the squads picked up six wins.
Framingham High’s wrestling team remained undefeated in the Bay State Conference by rolling to four victories last week while the Flyers gymnastics team won both of its meets. The sports schedule was decimated by snow days last week and some dates for games postponed still need to be determined. WRESTLING: Flyers feast on conference foes Framingham was unstoppable Saturday, Jan. 29 as nine wrestlers won all three of their matches in a quad meet at Dedham. The Flyers scored easy wins over Braintree, 63-12; Dedham, 63-9; and Wellesley, 68-4. The three wins push the Flyer’s dual meet mark to 12-3 overall and 9-0 in the Conference. This week, Framingham will square off against Natick on Wednesday in a 7 p.m. match in Natick. Winning all three …
Monday, January 24, 2011
Wrestlers, swimmers and skaters each recorded two wins last week.
Despite a jumbled schedule due toa snow storm, Framingham High boys and girls varsity teams managed seven wins, one tie and eight losses last week. The Flyers were led by the boys hockey team, the boys swim team and the wrestling squad with two wins each. The Flyer wrestlers also absorbed three dual meet losses, the first setbacks for Framingham’s wrestlers this season. HOCKEY: Boys skate to two wins Framingham made it two wins in a week when the Flyers beat Bay State Conference foe Milton 6-3 Saturday night, at Loring Arena. It was the third win in a row for the Flyers and pushed their record to 5-6-1 overall, 4-4 in the BSC. “This was a good team effort and a quality win,” said Framingham coach Paul Spear. He said the Flyers were …
Sunday, January 16, 2011
Framingham's boys swim team recorded two victories, while the boys and girls hockey each notched a win.
Framingham High's boys swim team had two wins last week while the boys basketball team and the boys track team each recorded its first wins of the season. Both the boys and girls hockey teams skated to wins during the week.There’s a full schedule of games this week as the schedule shows a Framingham contest every day. HOCKEY: Framingham flexes muscles against Newton North Framingham returned to the business of winning hockey games Saturday night (Jan.15) with a commanding 5-2 victory over Newton North at Loring Arena. The win gives the Flyers a much needed win in the powerful Bay State Conference and runs Framingham’s record to 3-6-1 overall, 3-5 in the Conference. The Flyers have two games this week at Loring Arena: Wednesday, (Jan. 19), …
Sunday, January 9, 2011
Boys basketball and girls gymnastics teams looking for their first wins of the season this week.
Framingham’s wrestling squad remained undefeated by picking up four wins last week, while the boys hockey team split its two games. Wrestlers win quad meet Six Framingham wrestlers went unbeaten Saturday (Jan. 8) with three wins each in a quad meet at Reading. Framingham is 6-0 on the year and will meet Needham on Wednesday (Jan. 12) at 6:30 p.m. at Framingham High, and then travel to the Eastern States Classic in Loch Sheldrake N.Y. Friday and Saturday. “It was great to get the three wins,” said Framingham coach Jon Kanavich. “We had some guys show progress. Junior Alex Liquori (140-pounds) had a great day, defeating the Waltham wrestler, who won the Wayland Holiday tournament three weeks ago.” Joining Liquori with three wins on the day…
Saturday, January 8, 2011
Both teams played well in the fourth quarter, but both teams lost in the end.
The Framingham girls basketball team outscored Dedham fourth quarter 10-2, but lost last night 35-22 at Dedham High School. The Framingham boys basketball team lost to Dedham 50-43 last night at Framingham High School. The Flyers took the lead briefly in the fourth quarter, but Dedham was able to finish on the free throw line and make big stops with under two minutes left in the game to hold on for the win.