Category Archives: Sports

Kids invited to take part in Wellesley Turkey Bowl flag football game

Before Wellesley and Needham high school athletes square off in their annual football game on Thanksgiving Day, younger kids in Wellesley will have a chance to strut their stuff in a Turkey Bowl flag football game. This Kids’ Time event will take place at Bates Elementary School/Kelly Field on Wednesday afternoon for children in grades K-5. […]

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C’mon, Wellesley, one more Boston Marathon charity runner needed

UPDATE: As of November 13, the Town has awarded all available Invitational Entries for the 2015 Boston Marathon. Wellesley is looking for one more applicant for the last of the sixteen Boston Marathon invitational entries that the Boston Athletic Association makes available to the town as a way of thanking the community for its coordination […]

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Wellesley Turkey Trot course map revealed

For those of you thinking you better train at least a little before the Wellesley Turkey Trot 5K road race on Thanksgiving Day, here’s a look at the course map. It’s just a bit different from the course used during Wellesley’s 5K race last Thanksgiving. Race organizers are urging runners who plan to participate to […]

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Wellesley High names alum Mike Reidy as varsity boys’ basketball coach

Mike Reidy, a 1987 Wellesley High School alumnus as well as a Raiders hoop player back in the day, has been named as the school’s new head coach for the varsity boys’ basketball team. This will be his second time in charge of the team: He was head coach from 1994 until 2002, when he […]

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Think Spring: Wellesley baseball/softball registration open

It’s time to register for the 2015 Wellesley Spring Baseball and Softball seasons. Games begin in late April and run through mid-June. WLL BASEBALL Kindergarten League • 1st Grade League • 2nd Grade League • 3rd Grade League National League [some 3rd graders, 4 – 6th grade] American League [Tryout league for 4 – 6th […]

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Wellesley Hoops for High Schoolers opens registration

From Wellesley Youth Basketball Association: Registration is open for Wellesley Hoops Senior Division (High School-aged participants): Please go to to sign up any high school-aged student for the Wellesley Hoops Senior Division (HS Rec League).  This league is available to students grades 9 through 12 either from Wellesley and/or attending school in Wellesley who are […]

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October in review, Wellesley

It was a month of comings and goings in town, with four establishments opening and three closing their doors either temporarily or forever, as well as some change in personnel at town hall and the high school sports side of things. The closing that caused the biggest stir in town was White Mountain Creamery, a […]

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Don’t be confused: Wellesley Turkey Trot is ON

Those of you planning to run the Thanksgiving Day 5K road race in Wellesley may have received email Monday alerting you that the race has been cancelled by the Wellesley Police Department. But to clarify, the Wellesley Turkey Trot is still taking place, registration is going strong and registration is also still open. The email […]

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