Thursday, June 7, 2012
Flyers Baseball and Softball ended its season Wednesday; Farmer's Market opens today.
Our daily column, 5 Things You Need to Know Today, will help you to get your day started and offer you some fodder for water cooler conversation. 1. The Framingham Farmers' Market opens for the season today on the Framingham Centre Common, at Edgell Road and Vernon Street. The market is open noon to 5:30 p.m. There are several new vendors. To see a list of vendors, click here. 2. Former Red Sox pitcher Bill "Spaceman" Lee will sign copies of the book Fenway Park: 100 Years, The Official, Definitive History of America's Most Beloved Ballpark at the Barnes and Noble Booksellers in Shoppers World tonight at 7. The public event is free, however a copy of the book, with receipt from any Barnes & Noble, is required to join the signing line. 3. …
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Congrats to both the Framingham High softball and baseball teams, who pulled out one-run playoff wins Tuesday. Both teams travel for playoff games today.
Our daily column, 5 Things You Need to Know Today, will help you to get your day started and offer you some fodder for water cooler conversation. 1. Framingham High baseball team defeated #5 ranked BC High 3-2 Tuesday. The Flyers were ranked #12 in the tourney. They will now travel to play fourth-ranked Barnstable today at 4 p.m. The winner moves on to the semifinals of the South Division 1 tournament. Go Flyers! 2. And congrats to the Framingham Flyers softball team, who defeated the Crimson Tide of Everett Tuesday 6-5. They will travel to Malden to play the Malden High Tornadoes, ranked #1 in the tourney at 3:30 p.m. today 3. From Framingham High Principal Michael Welch's newsletter ... out of this year's senior class only 10 students …
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Framingham High School senior Kevin Murphy is this week's Framingham Patch Whiz Kid, for being named one of Framingham High's students of the month in October.
Whiz Kid's Name: Kevin Murphy Whiz Kid's School: Framingham High Whiz Kid's Accomplishment: A Framingham High October 2011 Student of the Month Whiz Kid's Key to Awesomeness: "Aside from being an excellent academic student, Kevin's high moral character and genuine integrity inspires those around him. As captain of both Framingham High's varsity basketball and baseball teams, Kevin is a well respected leader amongst his peers and a valuable resource for his coaches and teachers alike. He goes out of his way to make others feel welcome and always lends a helping hand to those in need. Outside of school, Kevin also works numerous hours as the driver for Framingham Baking Company and as The Flyer News commentator for both football and hockey …
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Framingham's lacrosse, tennis and two track team individuals are looking forward to this week's action in the state tournaments. Girls lacrosse game is 4 p.m. today, May 31.
The spring sports season is extended for Framingham’s track, lacrosse and tennis athletes as teams from those sports will be competing in their respective state tournaments. The Flyers girls lacrosse team gets into state tournament action today, May 31 in a first round game. Framingham’s girls lacrosse team is defending state champion in Division 1. The Flyer boys lacrosse team start state tournament play tomorrow, June 1. The boys and girls tennis teams will find out Wednesday when and where they will be playing in the state team tennis tournament as the MIAA will announce the tennis pairings. Two Framingham runners qualified at last Saturday’s section 1 track meet and will be headed for the All-State track meet on Saturday. Framingham’s …
Monday, May 23, 2011
Framingham's individual athletes and spring sports teams are gearing up for state tournament play.
Framingham’s spring sports teams are looking ahead to a critical week of action as the regular season comes to an end. For some teams, the playoffs mean more contests while other squads will put away their equipment until next year. VOLLEYBALL Framingham moves into quarterfinals The third-seeded Flyers take on Wachusett Tuesday, May 24 at 7 p.m., in the quarterfinal round of the Central Division 1 state playoffs. Wachusett knocked the Flyers out of the tournament last year. The semifinals are scheduled June 3, 4 or 6 at sites to be determined. The state finals are June 8, 9 or 10. Framingham cruised into the quarterfinal game with a convincing 3-0 win over 14th seeded Douglas, Thursday, in first round action. It was the 17th win for …
Monday, May 16, 2011
The Flyers’ 4x400 relay team of Lawrence Serugo, Brandon Martinez, Aalef Solomon and Bo Lewis won the event at the Coaches’ Invitational in school record time of 3:26.74.
As the spring sports season heads into its final full week of games and matches, Framingham’s athletes are preparing for post-season play. The volleyball, boys tennis, boys lacrosse teams and a number of track athletes have qualified for their respective state competition. The girls lacrosse team, softball, girls tennis and baseball teams are all in contention and need to win a few more games to make the playoffs. LACROSSE: Boys score a pair of impressive wins Framingham took a measure of Bay State Conference rival Braintree on Thursday, cruising to a 16-6 victory. Conor Nugent had five goals and three assists while Mike Giorgetti had four goals and four assists and Mike Savadin had two goals and two assists. Framingham extends its record …
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
As the midpoint of the season looms, Framingham High's spring sports teams are positioning themselves for a run to post-season play.
Framingham High’s spring sports teams are gathering momentum and victories as the midpoint of the season approaches. For most teams, a .500 record or better will insure a trip to the post-season playoffs. BASEBALL: Flyers win twice to move to 4-3 on the year Framingham capped last week with a 5-0 win over Bay State Conference rival Dedham, Friday, behind the four-hit pitching of senior captain Rob Averill. It was Averill’s first start of the season. The win puts Framingham over .500 near the midway point of the season the season at 4-3 and 2-3 in the BSC. Tomorrow, the Flyers take on Newton North at home and Friday the team hits the road again with a game against Brookline. Averill pitched the full nine innings Friday, had eight …
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Framingham High baseball team lost to Needham 6-4 yesterday.
NEEDHAM - The Needham High Rockets rallied and defeated the Framingham Flyers yesterday 6-4. Needham scored five of their six runs during the sixth, seventh and eighth innings to secure the team’s first divisional win of the season. “[The Bay State Conference] is tough,” said Needham head coach John Freitas. While Needham was all smiles after the game concluded, Framingham’s head coach Dan Avery was in no joking mood, as he explained that the main reason his squad lost was because the Flyers stranded 11 base runners. “You’ve got to put the ball in play and we didn’t make contact when we needed to,” Avery said. “Offensively, we left too many on base; we didn’t get enough timely hits.” Framingham jumped on Needham’s Nate Brown early, as …
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Framingham High baseball team notched its first win of the season against Natick High at Bowditch Field this afternoon.
The Flyers baseball team defeated Natick High 3-0 at Bowditch Field. This was Framingham High's first win of the season. The team's next game is Thursday, April 21 at noon against Franklin and then they are on the road to Mustang territory in Medford for a noon game Saturday, April 23.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Preview of the springs sports teams at Framingham High.
The Framingham High girls lacrosse team will be wearing a target all year. Every team the Flyers play will bring their A game, looking to knock off the mighty Flyers. That’s what happens when your team is the defending state champion. The season will be especially tough for the Flyers because they have strengthened their schedule to play strong out-of-league teams. “This will be the most difficult schedule in program history,” said coach Stacey Freda. “This is the first year that we will only play league teams once. We scheduled powerful out of league teams because we want to play the better teams. That helps us when we get into the tournament.” In terms of non-league teams that will pose a challenge to the Flyers, Freda mentioned Lincoln …