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Other draft News Boston College Inside Line-Backer Luke Kuechly went to the Carolina Panthers with the 9th overall pick.
Last night on WMRC you heard The Boston Red Sox took on the Chicago White Sox in game 2 of the Series. The Red Sox rolling on a 4 game winning streak heading into last night send Daniel Bard to the Hill to face John Danks. Well the result was just super for the Sox as they get the 10-3 victory, their 5th win in a row. Daniel Bard went 7 innings pitched, gave up 2 earned runs. Ortiz belted his 4th homer of the year and Darnell Mcdonald had 4 RBI's. The Sox scored 6 runs on the top of the 6th last night.
The Red Sox take on the Chicago White Sox in game 3 of the series in Chicago tonight, Jon lester to the Hill for the Red Sox, Jake Peavy for the White Sox game time is 7pm, coverage starts at 6 pm right here on wmrc first class radio.
Yankees last night won the game against the Tigers in the bottom of the 9th on a passed ball. Derek Jeter came around to score in the bottom of 9th after a skipped pitch. Mariano Rivera got the win for the Yanks. The Yankees play at 4:05pm today against the Detroit Tigers, Tigers Rookie Drew Smyly matches up against Freddy Garcia for the Yankees.
The Bruins may be done for the season but the Celtics will get started up Sunday against the Atlanta Hawks right here on WMRC, 1490 am, Coverage starts at 6pm for Celtics playoff basketball as they battle the Hawks in game 1 in Atlanta.
Thursday Night Milford High Baseball Branched out as J.J. Branch took the mound and took down Algonquin 10-6. 4 of the runs were earned. Jarrod and Chriss Casey as well as Matt Ferelli all contributed hits in the Milford victory. The Scarlet Hawks after Thursday are 6 and 1 on the season.
On Friday a different story Milford Gets shut out against Shrewsbury 3-0 but the Milford Softball team shut out Shrewsbury 8-0, Caroline Fairbanks ripped a 3 run homer in the Milford victory.
Other Baseball scores from around the Area, Franklin Panthers shut out division rivals Mansfield 8-0, In Tri-Valley Play Hopkinton took down Medway 6-2, Millis wiped out Ashland 9-6, Medfield beat up on Bellingham 14-1 and in Non-League Play Hopedale took down Worcester North 16-0.
Other Local Softball Scores, Mansfield shut out Franklin 3-0, Bellingham shut out Medfield 4-0, Ashland took down Millis 13-2, Hopkington over Medway 4-2.
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Cincinnati advances to sweet 16 for first time since 2001 with a 62-56 victory over Florida State
Kansas comes from 11 down in the 2nd half too eliminate Purdue 63-60 in the exceptional 32 round.
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According to the Denver Post, the Dolphins are currently negotiating a contract with free agent Alex Smith that would pay him $8 million annually. The Dolphins are so desperate, after losing out on Peyton Manning and Matt Flynn, that they're now willing to significantly overpay a borderline NFL starter at near the level of franchise quarterback money.
The New England Patriots reach agreements with WR Brandon Lloyd and WR Anthony Gonzalez
Matt Flynn has agreed to terms with Seattle on a 3-yr contract worth up to $26M w/$10M guaranteed.
Wilmington defeats franklin 3-2 in division 2 hockey state championship
Hudson defeats Medway in high school hockey division 3 championship
Burlington defeated Milton 6-2 in Division 1 Championship
Division 3A Groton-Dunstable defeats South Hadley 4-3
In the Division 1A Championship Malden Mauls B.C. High 3-1
Boys Division 1 Basketball State Final Springfield Central over Brockton 67-46, First state title since 91 back in day of Travis Best
Girls Division 1 State Final Andover over Holyoke 61-45
Carl Crawford (wrist) took swings Friday for the first time since his setback earlier this month. Crawford took 15 swings with both hands and told Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe that he felt fine. The setback was caused by pushing himself too soon, so the Red Sox will be extra careful this time around. He's expected to begin the season on the disabled list.
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Well the luck of the Irish did not help the Celtics last night as right here on First Class Radio they got wooped by the Sacramento Kings 120-95, Marcus Thorton dropped 36 points on The C’s as with a chance to pull closer to the top of the division, The C’s were denied. With 22 games left to go in the season the Celtics currently hold the 7 seed in the eastern conference, only a game and a half back of the 4th seeded Philadelphia 76ers.
Yesterday was bracket buster Friday as St. Bonaventure, a small school out of New York and a 14th seed in the tournament took down 3 seeded Florida State 66-63.
11 seeded North Carolina State took down 6 seeded San Diego State 79-65
while, the most shocking game I believe took place in North Carolina as the 15 seeded Lehigh Mountain Hawks eliminated coach K. and the Duke Blue Devils 75-70. Oh and how about one more shocker from yesterdays March madness as Number 15 seeded Norfolk State out of Virginia knocked out 2 Seeded Missouri with an 86-84 win.
Also the last standing New England team was eliminated from the tournament as 16 seeded Vermont got man handled by the 1 seeded Tarheels of North Carolina 77-58. Your brackets are busted, New England is out time to route for the underdogs as Lehigh and Norfolk State advance.
NCAA Womens tournament kicks off today Prairie View A&M takes on Uconn at 1:30.
Big Time Hockey Action coming your way all weekend from NHL, NCAA and MIAA
Today at 1pm the Bruins battle with the Flyers at the Garden and look to get back to winning as they have dropped 4 straight and are now the number 7 seed in the eastern conference.
and The Hockey East Finals have been determined Boston College will take on Maine. B.C. beat Providence yesterday in the semi-finals 4-2, while the Night game featured Maine taking down Boston University 5-3.
Maine takes on Boston College in the Finals tonight at 8pm.
Sunday afternoon WMRC First Class Radio heads rink side at TD Garden as the Medway Mustangs battle Hudson at 1:30pm in the Boys Division 3 finals, followed by Wilmington VS Franklin at 3:30pm in the Boys Division 2 Finals right here on First Class Radio, coverage starts at 1:15pm on Sunday.
In Spring Training action the Minnesota Twins had a split squad and took down the Sox 2-1, John Lester went 4 not so good innings for the Sox and gave up 2 earned runs and 5 hits.
In the Peyton Manning sweepstakes The Broncos and the 49ers appear to be the 2 finalists as Manning is scheduled to work out for both teams this weekend. The Broncos offered Manning a contract close to what he would have gotten with the Colts totaling about 90 million dollars and over 5 years.
Friday March 9th 2012 A Brand New Edition of the Sports Blast at 7:30pm/et
With a $28 Million Dollar Bonus on the way and suffering a severe Neck Injury in 2011 that questions his future, The Indianapolis Colts were forced to released Peyton Manning Wednesday.
Teams in the running for Manning: Chiefs, Broncos, Redskins, Seahawks, Jets, Dolphins have all asked about the free agent Peyton Manning. Stay tuned to MSEN radio for the latest updates on Manning.
The Millis-Hopedale football co-op has not been disbanded by the MIAA, according to Millis athletic director Chuck Grant.
Grant has been asked by the MIAA to clarify how many players would be coming from Millis next season, and was told if the numbers he had given previously were accurate, it was likely that an extension of the co-op would be denied.
However, Grant said the numbers he had provided were the players who were varsity-eligible (10th grade or above), not those who were “varsity-capable” and would actually be on the varsity roster.
“Varsity-eligible is one thing, varsity-capable is another,” Grant said. “That’s where we’re at. We were at 20-24 (varsity-capable), then you bring in the Hopedale kids and it brings it to about 27. That’s where I’m at. … I’m very confident that this process hasn’t been completed yet and we’ll be OK.”
Grant made it clear that there has been no official declaration by the MIAA, and as such there is no appeal. Grant will provide the different numbers, and hopes to hear a decision by the middle of April.
The urgency will come when parents have to make decisions on where their son will attend school. A Hopedale parent with a football-playing son may not want to enroll at Hopedale High if there’s not an opportunity to play there.
If the program were discontinued, the current Hopedale players would be grandfathered in, but there was still angst among the team.
“Hopedale gets the opportunity to play football, and they get to keep people in their school district and play football,” Grant said.
Read Full Report on The Milford Daily News: http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/sports/local_sports/x413536312/Millis-Hopedale-football-co-op-not-disbanded#ixzz1odiKPrZa
Norman Miller of Milford Daily News Writes
A Winthrop man accused of shining a laser pointer into the eyes of a Medway-Ashland girls hockey team goalie during a playoff game last week now faces criminal charges.
Joseph Cordes, 42, will be summoned to court on a charge of disturbing the peace. He will be arraigned at East Boston District Court at a later date, Winthrop Police said.
Cordes is accused of shining a green laser pointer into the eyes of Medway-Ashland girls hockey players during a Division 1 playoff game against Winthrop on Feb. 29. Cordes’ daughter plays for Winthrop.
Witnesses saw Cordes using the laser pointer from the upper bleachers at Larsen Rink, police said. Cordes was kicked out of the arena after school officials saw what he was doing.
Medway-Ashland lost the game, 3-1. An appeal to the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association to challenge Winthrop’s victory was denied.
Police said Cordes’ actions were “disrupting the game play and eliciting a highly emotional reaction from players and parents alike.”
The charge of disturbing the peace is appropriate, Suffolk District Attorney spokesman Jake Wark said.
“The charge is based on an evaluation of the facts and evidence and the laws,” Cordes said.
Read more: http://www.milforddailynews.com/news/x127283493/Hockey-father-charged-in-Medway-Ashland-laser-pointer-case#ixzz1odjWCK42
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The MIAA ruled the following on the Laser Pointer Controversy at the Medway/Ashland VS Winthdrop Hockey Game
MASSACHUSETTS INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
33 Forge Parkway Franklin, MA 02038
FOR RELEASE: IMMEDIATELY CONTACT: PAUL WETZEL
APPEAL OF MEDWAY/ASHLAND GIRLS HOCKEY GAME DENIED
March 2, 2012
Mr. Richard Pearson
Medway High School
88 Summer Street
Medway, MA 02053
Dear Mr. Pearson,
Please be advised the MIAA is in receipt of your letter of appeal of the final results of the Medway vs. Winthrop Girls’ Ice Hockey game played February 29, 2012. While your advocacy for the Girls’ Ice Hockey team is appreciated and the extenuating circumstances you cite respected, Association members schools are obliged to honor the standards of the National Sport Code adopted by the membership. MIAA Girls’ Ice Hockey is governed by National Federation Ice Hockey Rules.
Section 3, Article a. of the National Federation Ice Hockey Rules reads, in part related to your appeal: “The referees shall have jurisdiction over the game upon entry on the ice prior to the game until the ice is cleared of contestants after the game. The referees shall enforce all rules and shall rule on situations not specifically covered by rule. In case of any dispute, the decision of the referees shall be final and there shall be no appeal.”
Accordingly, the MIAA affirms that the decision of the referees shall be final.
For your information the MIAA Assembly, acting on a recommendation of an Ad Hoc Committee appointed by Board of Directors, voted that all interscholastic athletic contest controversies would be resolved by the process identified by the rules of the relevant National Sport Code (cited above).
In closing, please know that the MIAA Ice Hockey Committee will consider this incident while reviewing standards to insure optimal tournament experiences for all.
William N. Gaine, Jr.
On Monday and Tuesday Medway High School hosted its annual Presidents-Day high school basketball tournament. 4 Playoff Contenders were featured in the tournament.
Day 1 Monday Feb 20th:
Whitinsville-Christian - 71 Cardinal Spellman - 54
Medway High School - 56 Franklin High School - 67
Day 2 Tuesday Feb 21st:
Medway - 45 Cardinal Spellman - 69
Franklin - 65 Whitinsville Christian - 49
4) Medway High School (10-10)
3) Cardinal Spellman (17-5)
2) Whitinsville Christian (13-5)
1) Franklin Panthers (16-4)
Other Scores from Monday Feb 20th.
Girls High School Basketball
Blackstone Valley-Tech - 57 Norfolk-Aggie - 29
Hopkinton - 61 Duxbury - 43
North Attleboro - 50 Milford - 42
Blackstone Valley Tech - 71 Tri-County - 48
In High School Football Hockomock play
Oliver Ames downs Stoughton 24-14
Sharon Over Foxborough 21-7
Attleboro over Franklin 21-14
North Attleborough upsets the 4th ranked team in the state Mansfield 18-15.
In Tri-valley Large play Hopkinton all over Westwood 42-13
Dover-Sherborn crushes Ashland 47-19.
In Non-League Play Norton lost at Holliston 48-28
Leominster crushes Marlborough 25-7
Medway destroys Bellingham 40-20
Millis/Hopedale is 9 and 1 after beating Medfield 21-13. Jim Perkins had a pair of rushing touchdowns and a 56 yard touchdown reception was credited to Ian Strom in the 2nd quarter.
Millis/Hopedale has already clinched a playoff spot, they will battle they will battle Mashpee in the first round after Mashpee took down East Bridgewater 16-6 on Friday.
Jonathan Papelbon has agreed to a deal with the Philadelphia Phillies close to 4 years and 50 million dollars with additional benefits that could take the deal close to $60 Million.
In the opening games of NCAA basketball
Northeastern Huskies took down Boston University in Overtime 82-74
Harvard over MIT 76-49,
Duke hung on to beat Belmont 77-76
Uconn over Columbia 70-57
In the first ever Carrier classic North Carolina took down Michigan State 67-55 on the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson in Coronado, California, which was site of the burial of Osama Bin Laden's burial after he was killed by navy seals.
The New England Patriots take on the New York Jets in the Meadowlands this sunday at 8pm on Sunday Night Football
Dover-Sherborn - 13 Medway - 34
Jack mcNamara ran 43 yards for a TD in the first quarter and the Mustangs never looked back in a rout of the Raiders. Greg Amato and Ryan Bukis also pitched in with touchdowns!
Other High School Finals
Brookline (0-6) - 6 Framingham H.S. (3-3) - 30
#17 Weymouth (4-2) - 21 Natick (5-1) - 28
Somerville (1-5) - 7 Medford (1-5) - 0
Foxborough (3-3) - 9 Oliver Ames (4-1) - 17
Marlborough (3-3) - 0 BC High (4-2) - 32
#2 Duxbury (6-0) - 21 Scituate (3-3) - 0
Fitchburg (3-3) - 38 North Middlesex (1-5) - 0
Hopkinton (6-0) - 42 Norwood (3-3) - 21
Algonquin (1-5) - 6 Leominster (3-3) - 21
Millis/Hopedale (6-0) - 12 Westwood (5-1) - 7
Sat 6:00pm Bellingham @ Medfield
Sat 5:00pm Leicester @ Auburn
Sat 1:30pm Milford @ Holy Name
Sat 2:00pm Nashoba @ Clinton
Sat 2:00pm Shrewsbury @ Westborough
Sat 2:00pm Westhill (Conn) @ Franklin
The Milford defense shuts down Westborough High School 14-0
St Johns-Shrewsbury (3-1) - 21 Wachusett (1-3) - 7
Drew Ortone caught a 46-yard touchdown pass and returned an interception 75 yards for another score while Connor Kurtz threw two touchdown passes to lead the host Pioneers past the Mountaineers. Kurtz connected with freshman Taquar Stewart for a 29-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter to put St. John's up, 21-0. Sammy Rivera scored a 5-yard touchdown for Wachusett.
St. Peter-Marian improves to 3-1 as they knock Algonquin down to 1-3 in an offensive explosion 46-25
Greater Lawrence (3-1) - 20 Brighton (1-2) - 6
Jonathan Montero's 33-yard touchdown run broke a scoreless tie in the second quarter, and Christian Rivera's 45-yard interception return extended the lead for the Reggies. Bengals' Jonathan Marrero fired a 51-yard TD strike to Damian Robinson in the fourth quarter. Rivera added a 24-yard touchdown run to seal the victory.
#15 Walpole (4-0) - 41 Milton (0-4) - 3
The Wildcats opened with a 32-yard field goal, but didn't score again. The Rebels' Tom Donnellan threw a 54-yard pass to David Thibault, one of Donnellan's three TDs. He finished with 202 passing yards. Shane Blass carried the ball 13 times for 122 yards and one touchdown.
Hopkinton (4-0) - 21 Weston - 14
Mike Decina ran for two touchdowns and threw for another to lead the Hillers.
Auburn High School picks up there 41st win in a row as they shut out Millbury 28-0
Other Scores from around Massachusetts High School Football
Ashland - 0 @ Medway - 48
Natick - 34 @ Newton North - 12
#6 Dennis-Yarmouth - 41 @ Falmouth - 8
#7 Mansfield - 27 @ #17 King Phillip - 26
Franklin - 3 @ North Attleborough - 7
Hull -7 @ East Bridgewater - 28
Carver - 6 @ Cohasset - 49
Holliston - 42 @ Medfield - 14
Dover-Sherborn - 33 @ Bellingham - 20
Haverhill - 14 @ #8 Andover - 24
#19 Billerica - 40 @ #11 Dracut - 14
Woburn - 26 @ Burlington - 34
#12 Catholic Memorial - 42 @ Bishop Guertin - 0
#14 Chelmsford - 42 @ Lawrence - 16
Medford - 6 @ Dedham - 21
Leicester - 18 @ Grafton - 34
Leominster - 56 @ North Middlesex - 20
Millis/Hopedale - 49 @ Marian - 8
Southbridge - 0 @ Northbridge - 24
St. Bernards - 32 @ West Boylston - 22
Worcester North - 14 @ Worcester Tech - 20
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Auburn rolled up nearly 500 yards on the ground and dismantled visiting St. Peter-Marian to win its 40th consecutive game. Dan Flink and Bob Sivret each scored twice for the Rockets.
Auburn (3-0) (0-0) - 35 St. Peter-Marian (2-1) (1-0) -6
The Milford Scarlet Hawks took down the Leominster Blue Devils for the 1st time since there 2006 Super Bowl season this past Friday. Milford QB Steve Morganelli only went 2 for 6 and threw for 12 yards but the highlights came from Kick Returner Jarrod Casey returning 2 kickoffs for touchdowns. (82 Yards and 75 yard kickoff returns for touchdowns). A touchdown pass from Garrett DelleChiaie to Josh Caouette and a 2 point conversion would give Leominster a late 20-19 lead but a botched snap on a punt from Leominster would allow Milford to score a safety to come out on top and improve to 2-1 (1-0).
Milford (2-1) (1-0) - 21 Leominster (0-3) (0-1) - 20
Brian D'Amore had three touchdowns and Sam Tawa had two as the Warriors crushed the Clockers.
Medfield (1-2) (0-0) - 45 Ashland (2-1) (0-0) - 6
The Mowhawks' offense put up a touchdown per quarter while the defensive line shut down the Lancers. Jim Perkins ran 25 times for 225 yards, including 36- and 71-yard touchdown dashes. Perkins also connected with Ian Strom for a 42-yard TD pass.
Millis-Hopedale (3-0) (1-0) - 28 Norton (2-1) (0-1) - 0
Hopkinton's Mike Decina rushed for five Hiller touchdowns as the Hillers rolled.
Hopkinton (3-0) (1-0) - 34 Medway (1-2) (0-1) - 28