Friday, May 10, 2013
From youth sports to adult leagues; from the playoff-bound to those reminiscent of the Bad News Bears, Lexington Patch wants to see athletes of all ages in action this spring!
Whether it’s on the baseball diamond, at the soccer field or during a flag football game at a local park, spring sports are underway around Lexington, and we want to help share all the great moments and highlights with the community! Patch is looking for athletes, coaches, parents, booster club members and fans who are eager to show their team spirit on Lexington Patch. News about any team – from youth t-ball to middle and high school sports, recreational teams, adult leagues and more – it’s all welcome. Here's how you can share news about your sports team this spring: 1. Start a blog about your sports team: Share stats, recaps, photos and/or videos from the game in your own sports blog. Discuss the team, coaches and players with other …
Monday, April 15, 2013
Reports and updates on the reported explosions on Boylston Street near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
Reports and pictures from the reported explosions at the Boston Marathon today are coming in via Twitter and Facebook. Reload this article to keep up with the latest as Patch pulls together more reports from social media.
Friday, April 5, 2013
The Boston Marathon is fast approaching. Let us know if you're running, and if you're running to fundraise for a particular cause.
Marathon Monday is fast approaching, and we're working to compile a list of all Lexington residents running on Patriots' Day. According to the Boston Athletic Association, there are currently more than 40 runners from Lexington registered to run the 2013 Boston Marathon: If you are, or know, a Lexington resident running the marathon this year not included above, leave your/their name in the comments section below, and if you're running for charity, tell us about it and include a link to your online fundraising profile. As the marathon gets closer, we'll share your information on the site.
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Here are several ways you can make sure your sports teams are highlighted on Lexington Patch this season.
Spring sports in Lexington are set to begin the first week of April with many teams looking to build on their success in 2012. Around town, youth sports are also underway and we want to help share all the great moments and highlights from this spring with the community. We are looking for athletes, coaches, parents, booster club members and fans who are ready, willing and able to show their team spirit on Concord Patch. News about any team -- high school, middle school, rec. teams, etc. – is welcome! Here's how you can share news about your sports team this fall: 1. Start a blog about your sports team: Share stats, recaps, photos and/or videos from the game in your own sports blog. Discuss the team, coaches and players with other fans in …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
There are already close to 600 Lexington Kindergarten to 6th-grade players registered with Lexington United Soccer Club's spring in-town soccer program.
Friday, March 8, 2013
Lexington’s fifth-grade boys team claimed the 2013 Middlesex League Championship – Silver Division title last weekend.
It was a happy ending to the Lexington’s boys fifth-grade hoops season last weekend as the Lex Blue squad earned the 2013 Middlesex League Championship – Silver Division title. Taking the title was a capstone achievement for a season that included an impressive 13-3 regular season record (15-4 overall) including a win streak of 11 games, according to a press release on behalf of the team. From the narrative provided by the team: The team “Lex Blue," a reference to their jersey color, faced rival Belmont in the opener of the Championship tournament. Having lost to the same team just a week earlier, Lex Blue looked to set the pace from the start and maintained a narrow margin throughout most of the game. In the final minutes, Lex Blue …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
You can register online for Lexington-Bedford Youth Hockey's 2013-2014 travel season.
Lexington-Bedford Youth Hockey earlier this week announced registration is no open for the organization's 2013-2014 travel hockey season. To register online, you can head over to the organization's website, www.lbyh.net, and select the "Register Online" tab from the home page, according to the announcement. Tryouts for all programs will be announced soon, LBYH said, and will take place at the end of March and the beginning of April Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, March 1, 2013
Auditions will be held in Gillette Stadium's Dana Farber Field House. Registration begins at 10 a.m.
The New England Patriots cheerleaders will hold an open audition for the 2013 squad tomorrow, Saturday, March 2. Women who are at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED are invited to audition. The auditions will take place in Gillette Stadium’s Dana Farber Field House. Registration begins at 10 a.m. Candidates will perform two designated routines and a freestyle combination. They will be judged on dance ability, showmanship, overall appearance and level of physical fitness. Judges will narrow the field to up to 65 participants to be invited back for final auditions on Saturday, March 16. For more information on the audition process, click here. The 2013 Patriots Cheerleading Squad will be comprised of approximately …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
A 1997 Lexington High graduate, McDuffee was killed while breaking up a fight in 2002, just two months shy of his graduation from Bates College, where he captained the lacrosse team.
This Sunday, March 3, the lacrosse teams from Bates and Skidmore colleges will play non-conference game dedicated to the life and memory of Morgan McDuffee, a student-athlete who graduated from Lexington High School and attended Bates College. It's the second-ever meeting between the two teams, who played each other for the first time last year to mark the 10th anniversary of McDuffee's death. Those involved with the game hope to make it an annual event. McDuffee was a 1997 graduate of Lexington High School, where he was a standout athlete, captaining both the football and lacrosse teams. In 2002, just two months shy of his graduation from Bates, where he captained the lacrosse team, McDuffee was killed while breaking up a fight in …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The No. 6 seed Lexington High team hosts No. 11 Boston Latin at 7 p.m. this Wednesday, Feb. 27 in the MIAA North Division 1 Tournament.
Great thing about goals is there’s always a next one. By many accounts, the Lexington High girls varsity basketball team’s 2012-2013 campaign has been a successful one: They’ve overcome a spot of adversity, doubled last year’s win total and achieved their goal of hosting a game in the MIAA North Division 1 Tournament. Now, after a 15-5 season, coach Steve Solly’s senior-led squad is preparing to host Boston Latin at 7 p.m. this Wednesday, Feb. 27 at LHS, and setting their sights on the next goal – advancing to the quarterfinals. “The girls came into the season with the goal of earning a home game,” said Solly. “I’m sure the goals have changed now.” That’s not to say the No. 6-seed Minutemen are looking past No. 11 Boston Latin. In fact…