Category Archives: Sports

Let the games begin: new Wellesley Field Fund website is up and running

A new initiative to help raise money for the rehabilitation of the track and field at Wellesley High School is now underway. The effort is part of a public-private partnership with the Town of Wellesley to fund a project to widen the existing field, install synthetic turf in order to expand the utilization capacity of […]

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Red Sox hold moment of silence for Wellesley’s Connor Darcey

The Boston Red Sox held a moment of silence for Wellesley’s Connor Darcey at their game vs. the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday afternoon, and showed his picture on the big screen. #HeyDarce — Wellesley Lacrosse (@Raider_Lax) June 16, 2015 Funeral services were held on Monday for Darcey, the star lacrosse player for Wellesley High […]

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Wellesley lacrosse community unites on the field to honor Connor Darcey

Hundreds of people, from youngsters to parents to ex-teammates at Wellesley High and Penn State University,  turned out on Sunday at Sprague Field to pay tribute to Connor Darcey, who died over the weekend in a North End car accident. Darcey was a start lacrosse goalie for Wellesley High and just finished his sophomore season […]

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Walk-off grand slam at Reidy Field: A much needed dose of sports excitement

On an otherwise sad day in Wellesley, it was inspiring to come across this scene at Reidy Field on Friday night, where the Tigers were playing the Indians in a Little League American League semi-final series game.  The Tigers trailed going into their final at-bats by a score of 8-5, but won and ended the game […]

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Wellesley High baseball not only had to deal with Mansfield, but with the One Man Thrillride too

Wellesley High’s baseball team got knocked out of the playoffs 8-5 vs. Mansfield today after finishing the regular season on a real roll. This guy, an “independent pro wrestler” who goes by the name One Man Thrillride and who calls our town “Swellesley,” saw it coming:

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Wellesley Field Fund: This is our turf!

The Wellesley Field Fund, a private fundraising effort focused on the renovation of the sports field and surrounding track near Wellesley High School, is getting ready to make its pitch. The Fund will combine with financial commitments from the Town of Wellesley and the Community Preservation Committee  to support the widening of the Wellesley High School field, installation […]

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Wellesley Middle School students looking fit at mini-marathon

The Wellesley Middle School’s annual mini-marathon, during which hundreds of sixth through eighth graders run a course slightly shorter than the regulation 26.2 mile race, took place on Friday in perfect weather conditions. The annual event, which had been postponed due to bad field conditions, is a celebration of fitness and school spirit.  Though results […]

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Wellesley High Sailing team just can’t stay out of the water

The Wellesley High School sailing team washed up a steady stream of cars on Saturday at Hardy School to support a good cause: their team.

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