Saturday, May 4, 2013
The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association voted in January to drop boys' gymnastics from its roster for sponsored sports.
The Burlington High School boys' gymnastics teams may have a chance at another official season. The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) recently voted 7-2 to reconsider its decision to drop boys' gymnastics as an official high school sport, according to a report in the Boston.com High School Sports Blog. Citing low participation numbers, the MIAA voted on January 16 to end sanctioned competition for the seven boys' gymnastics teams in the state. The seven schools with boys' gymnastics teams include: Newton North, Newton South, Braintree, Burlington, Lowell, Attleboro and Andover. Richard Ellis, coach of the Braintree High School boys gymnastics team, and Braintree Athletic Director Michael Denise, presented …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Though Burlington High School held a 6-4 edge at the intermission, Wilmington used a man-up situation to take control of the game and win, 13-9.
The Burlington High School boys lacrosse team led early, but host Wilmington took control early in the second half to improve to 4-0 on the season on Tuesday afternoon. J.P. Scola notched a first half hat trick, Ryan McNeill added two goals in the first half and Billy Puirier also found the back of the net in the opening two periods to give the Red Devils a 6-4 edge at halftime. But a Burlington stick violation gave the Wildcats a locked in man up situation to open the third quarter, and Wilmington took advantage with four goals in the opening two minutes to take control as they went on to a 13-9 victory.
Monday, April 8, 2013
Burlington High School spring sports teams are busy in upcoming days with a variety of games.
There may be some scattered snow banks still refusing to melt, but spring is officially here. And with that, spring sports season is in full swing with a busy slate of games on the docket this week. Here is a look at games and matches scheduled in the upcoming days for Burlington High School teams, according to HighSchoolSports.net. Monday, April 8 Tuesday, April 9 Wednesday, April 10 Thursday, April 11 Friday, April 12
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Here are several ways you can make sure your sports teams are highlighted on Burlington Patch this season.
Spring sports at Burlington High School are set to begin the first week of April with many teams looking to build on their success in 2012. Around Burlington, 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 Burlington 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 …
Monday, April 1, 2013
Boston Bruins forward Jay Pandolfo, a 1992 Burlington High School graduate, said he was excited to see his alma mater win a second straight Division 1 championship.
Jay Pandolfo is hoping to help the Boston Bruins on a Stanley Cup this season. But in the meantime, the Burlington High School graduate is excited to know his alma mater has already hoisted a trophy of its own. Pandolfo, a 1992 BHS gradaute and current Bruins forward, said after a recent practice session in Wilmington that he was glad to see that the Red Devils were able to polish off a second straight Division 1 state championship when they recently toppled Marshfield at TD Garden. Are you a big fan of the Red Devils? You'll also want to see:
Monday, March 18, 2013
Marshfield wasn't enough to slow down Burlington High School, which used its veteran experience to win the Division 1 title with a 4-2 win at TD Garden.
It was so nice, the Burlington High School boys hockey team decided to do it twice. The Red Devils completed their Division 1 title defense on Sunday night at TD Garden when they dominated Marshfield and earned a 4-2 state championship victory. Joe Berardi opened the scoring while Sean Murphy put home two goals of his own in the contest. J.P. Scola capped the scoring when he put home a rebound, and Burlington sealed its second straight title. "It's a great accomplishment for our kids. It was on our mind all year, but who knows if you can do it. It's a tough, tough road to get here," said head coach Bob Conseison. "To win this game is incredible to us. It's great for our town, for our program, but more importantly for the 22 athletes to who…
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Burlington High School won the boys hockey state title with a 4-2 win over Marshfield on Sunday at TD Garden.
Written off by many after a slow start to the season, the Burlington High School boys hockey team capped a stellar bounceback on Sunday night with a 4-2 victory over Marshfield in the Division 1 championship game, the team's second consecutive title. Joe Berardi put Burlington on top in the opening minutes of play, but Marshfield evened the score before the period was over. Sean Murphy put home two straight goals in the middle period and JP Scola added a tally in the second period as well, helping the Red Devils pull ahead 4-1. Senior goalie Derek DeCastro was sparkling in net once again, leading the charge for the Red Devils. "We have a lot of heart," said Burlington head coach Bob Conceison. "We've played that way the whole second half …
Burlington High School skates against Marshfield, hoping to bring home a second straight Division 1 state championship.
Burlington High School's boys hockey team has been there before. Now they hope to do it again. The Red Devils take on Marshfield at 8:15 p.m. on the ice of TD Garden, the same venue where they took home a state championship one season ago. "It’s a different team than last year, but we do use last year as a motivation in terms of getting back (to TD Garden)," said head coach Bob Conceison. "What happens on Sunday will be unaffected by last year. It’s a different day and a different year. But certainly they had it in the back of their mind." According to Conceison, the game will feature to significantly different styles of play. Marshfield will look to light the scoreboard early and often, but will be susceptible to allowing goals in its own…
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Heading to the Burlington High School boys hockey title game on Sunday night? Here's what you need to know before you head out the door.
As you probably know by now, the Burlington High School boys hockey team is headed to TD Garden in Boston for the Division 1 state championship game. But there's plenty more you need to know before Sunday's game. So as you get ready to support the Red Devils, here are five pieces of useful information to get you ready for the contest. Game Time in Boston: Puck drops on the championship game at 8:15 p.m. inside TD Garden. The Red Devils will take on Marshfield, a team that has lost the last two state championship tilts in a row. Last year Burlington dominated Milton from the start as it skated to a championship win. Tickets to TD Garden: If you are making the trip to see the game in person, purchasing seats in advance can save you a few …
Friday, March 15, 2013
Patch will bring you live updates from the Division 1 state championship game at TD Garden on Sunday between Burlington High and Marshfield High.
The Division 1 state championship game between the Burlington High Schools boys hockey team and Marshfield High will be covered with a live blog right here on Burlington Patch. Check in on Sunday for the live blog. The blog will go live around 8 p.m. and the action is scheduled to begin at 8:15 p.m. In addition to getting updates on the game, the live blog gives you a chance to comment on the action, ask questions and cheer on the Red Devils. During last weekend's North Division 1 title game Burlington fans were very vocal as the Red Devils beat out Winchester in a shootout for the win. Are you a big fan of the Red Devils? You'll also want to see: