Wednesday, May 30, 2012
The Milford Girls Varsity Lacrosse team ended their 2012 season with a 16-14 loss to Nipmuc in the first game of the Central District championships. The girls fought back from 2-8 to a 12-12 tie, triggering overtime play.
More 200 people turned out at Milford High School Tuesday night to watch the Milford Girls Varsity Lacrosse team try to make its way to the district finals. The Scarlet Hawks came back from being down 2-8 to tie the game at 12-12, triggering three minutes of intense overtime play that had the audience screaming so loud the referees couldn't be heard by the players. In the end, Milford fell to Nipmuc, 14-16. The Milford girls won the Mid-Wach League championship banner last week, for the first time in the varsity sport's history. Nipmuc now moves on to the quarter-finals, playing Tantasqua on Thursday. Meredith Purtell, an assistant coach for Milford, said the standout players in Tuesday's game were: Gabrielle Vasile, a sophomore who plays…
Thursday, May 24, 2012
The Milford Girls' Varsity Lacrosse team took home their first Mid-Wach League championship title Wednesday afternoon, following an 11-10 win over Oakmont.
Two fire trucks and a police car provided an honorary escort Wednesday for the Milford Girls' Lacrosse team, who won their first Mid-Wach League title. The girls clinched the league championship in an 11-10 victory over Oakmont High School. They were escorted back to Milford High School, from Interstate 495, by Ladder 1 and a police cruiser.
Thursday, March 22, 2012
The Milford School Committee is considering a new fee that youth sports groups would pay to use the new football field at Milford High School, an amount that a lacrosse organization says is "a money grab."
A proposal to charge community athletics groups as much as $75 an hour to use the new football field at Milford High School has angered parents, who say it will prevent their children from using the new field. The School Committee is considering an update of a facilities use policy that would charge groups, including youth lacrosse and soccer, three times as much as they had anticipated spending on field costs. The committee has not yet approved the fee schedule, but the idea is to cover the maintenance and replacement costs of the synthetic field, said member Mike Walsh. Initially discussed on March 15, the policy will come back for further discussion on April 5. "We haven't even had a formal reading of the policy yet," Walsh said. Walsh …
Friday, May 13, 2011
Milford Scarlet Hawks' senior lacrosse player, Alex Boudreau, has played an important role this season in helping the team reach the playoffs.
Name, Age: Alex Boudreau, 18 Class Year: 2011 Sport, Position: Lacrosse, Long-stick Middie Why’s Alex Boudreau the Patch Player of the Week? Alex Boudreau is a senior tri-captain as well as an integral part of head coach Dave Dague’s varsity boys’ lacrosse team. Boudreau has been a part of the lacrosse program since he was a youth, beginning in 2006, and has played a key role in helping the Scarlet Hawks reach the playoffs for the first time in their three-year history. (The program began in 2009.) The Hawks recently clinched a playoff berth and at 10-3 with about one-fourth of the season remaining, the Hawks can put the 3-15 record from a year ago in their rearview mirror. “We came in and set the goal to make the playoffs [earlier this …