Monday, January 21, 2013
Your Patch Facts for the day.
Things You Need to Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the feature in the comments section. 1. Basketball Free Throw Contest The Norton Basketball Association is sponsoring a free throw contest for boys and girls ages 10 to 14 at St. Mary’s Parish center gym. Registration is 5 p.m. and the contest starts 5:30 p.m. Proof of age is required. The highest point total wins for each age bracket for both boys and girls. Winners from each age group will compete for the District Title, moving up to the Regional, State and National competition. For details, call Brian at 508-272-6004. 2. Cupboard of Kindness open today The …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Capstick scores six points, hauls in eight rebounds in loss for Lyons
Tuesday, January 15
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), ranked eighth overall in the latest D3hoops.com national poll, opened up a 26-21 halftime lead with a 32-point second half to defeat the Wheaton College men's basketball team, 58-41, in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Saturday afternoon at Emerson Gymnasium. Sophomore forward Eddie Capstick (Worcester, Mass./Marianapolis Prep) notched six points, brought down eight rebounds and collected one steal and one assist for the hosts. Senior guard Scott Faucher (Lebanon, N.H./Kimball Union Academy) led Wheaton in scoring with eight points on 3-of-5 shooting, three rebounds, two steals and one assist. Classmate Brian Johnson(Roxbury, Mass./Brimmer and May School) compiled …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Lyons lose 51-49.
Tuesday, January 8
Mount Holyoke College used a 6-4 run with 3:29 remaining in the contest to claim a 51-49 victory over Wheaton College in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Saturday afternoon at Howard Gym. Freshman forward Kiley Shoemaker (Fayetteville, N.Y./Fayetteville-Manlius) fell one point shy of her third-straight double-double with nine points and a game-high 11 rebounds. Sophomore forward Abbie Brickley (Sandy, Utah/Skyline) notched a team-high ten points on 5-of-9 shooting and four rebounds while classmate Kirsten Ferrari (Lynn, Mass./Saint Mary's) added eight points, three assists and two rebounds. Mount Holyoke sophomore guard Kate Karraker (Morgantown, W.V./Taft School) poured in a game-high 17 points draining…
Monday, January 7, 2013
O'Loughlin nets nine points to lead Lyons offensively.
The Wheaton College men's basketball team was dealt an 84-47 loss by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on Saturday afternoon in Emerson Gymnasium. Sophomore forward Mike O'Loughlin (Milford, N.H./Milford) scored a team-high nine points, dished out three assists, had three steals and picked up two rebounds for the Lyons. Classmate Mike Cannon (New York, N.Y./Hyde School) contributed eight points on 4-of-9 shooting, a team-high seven rebounds and one steal. For the Engineers, senior guard Mitchell Kates (Colts Neck, N.J./Phillips Exeter Academy) led four players in double-figures with 20 points (6-of-13 shooting), six assists and two steals. Sophomore forward Matt…
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Free clinic paid tribute to Sandy Hook Elementary School victims.
Thursday, January 3
The women's basketball team hosted a free clinic for Norton fifth and sixth graders Wednesday at Emerson Gymnasium. The Lyons paid tribute to everyone who has been affected by the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Dec. 14 by hosting the free clinic for members of the Norton community. At the end of the clinic, players from the women's basketball team and the Norton students signed a card for the Newtown community. The women's basketball team also plans on attending various elementary schools throughout the Massachusetts region during the season to honor and support the Newtown community by offering free basketball clinics. The photo gallery from the clinic can be found here. On Jan. 8, the Norton fifth graders …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Lyons win 70-64 over the Apprentice School in the sixth annual Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at York College.
Wednesday, January 2
Led by three players scoring in double-digits, the Wheaton College women's basketball team defeated the Apprentice School, 70-64, in the consolation round of the sixth annual Coaches vs. Cancer Classic, hosted by York (Pa.) College, at the Charles Wolf Gymnasium on Sunday afternoon. Freshman forward Kiley Shoemaker (Fayetteville, N.Y./Fayetteville-Manlius) posted her second-straight double-double with a team-high 19 points, ten rebounds (three offensive) and three blocks. Sophomore forward Abbie Brickley (Sandy, Utah/Skyline) nearly recorded a double-double with 16 points and nine rebounds while senior Jana Jagodzinski (Old Greenwich, Conn./Greenwich) added 12 points, five rebounds, two assists and one steal. For her efforts in the two-…
Monday, December 24, 2012
Winter sports at Norton High School.
Varsity Wrestling Norton 42 - Newton North 29 Norton 24 - North Attleboro 42 Norton 66 - Plymouth North 18 Norton 55 - Wakefield 15 Norton 58 - Georgetown 22 Norton 43 - Triton 30 Norton 36- Hingham 39 Norton 56- Hopkinton 12 Norton 47- Somerset-Berkley 28 AMSA 75-0 W Norton- 220 Southeastern- 149 Somerset/Berkley- 149 Wakefield- 114 Canton- 96 Xaverian- 90 Norton 57 - Weston 10 Norton 45 - Oliver Ames 30 Norton 56 - Billerica 18 Norton 53 - Tyngsboro 23 Norton 55 - Cohasset 12 Norton 48 - North Quincy 0 Norton 42 - Wayland 30 Norton 40 - Bristol-Plymouth / Coyle-Cassidy 9 Norton 57 - Tri-County 21 Varsity Swimming Meets start 7 p.m. at Wheaton College unless otherwise noted. 64-37, L Winter Track Girls: 6th Boys: 4th Vs. Medway Girls:42-…
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Outreach to middle schoolers is latest in a series of community projects.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
The Wheaton College women's basketball team has earned a reputation for being as active in the community as they are on the court, engaging in service projects that range from food drives to coaching and mentoring the Heller's Angels Special Olympics basketball team. The latter effort has put them in the running for an award from the NCAA. Most recently, the Wheaton women worked this semester with the eighth grade girls' basketball team from Norton Middle School, helping them grow athletically and personally. The Lyons began their collaboration with the middle school team by hosting weekly basketball clinics throughout September. Beyond sharpening the girls' skills on the court, the clinics were also designed as a sisterly mentoring …
Monday, December 10, 2012
Kuhn tallies 13 points and four assists for Lyons.
Monday, December 10, 2012
Babson College, ranked no.22 overall in the latest D3hoops.com national poll, used a second half surge to fend off the Wheaton College women's basketball team, 59-42, in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action on "Blue Out Night" at Emerson Gymnasium. Sophomore guard Kenzie Kuhn (Glenwood Springs, Colo./Glenwood Springs) scored 13 points on 5-of-13 shooting from the field (3-of-6 from three-point range), four assists, three rebounds and two steals. Senior forward Jana Jagodzinski (Old Greenwich, Conn./Greenwich) contributed eight points, one rebound and one block. Freshman forward Kiley Shoemaker (Fayetteville, N.Y./Fayetteville-Manlius) added seven rebounds, a game-high five blocks and three points. Senior …
Friday, December 7, 2012
Clinesmith, Faucher combine for 33 points in loss for Lyons.
Friday, December 7, 2012
The Wheaton College men's basketball team dropped a 72-65 decision to Gordon College in non-conference action on Tuesday night in Emerson Gymnasium. Sophomore forward Ryan Clinesmith (New York, N.Y./The Hill School) led all scorers with 20 points (8-of-19), eight rebounds, three assists and one steal. Senior guard Scott Faucher (Lebanon, N.H./Kimball Union Academy) tallied 13 points on 3-for-4 shooting from beyond the arc (5-of-9 total), three assists and one rebound. Sophomore forward Mike O'Loughlin (Milford, N.H./Milford) added 12 points (5-for-17), seven rebounds and a game-high five assists. Second-year guard Taylor Bajema (Whitinsville, Mass./Whitinsville Christian) led four Gordon College players in double-figures with 19 points on …