Friday, May 24, 2013
The MIAA released its postseason pairings on Thursday, and Reading snagged the No. 10 seed in North Division 1.
The Reading High School girls lacrosse team now knows its playoff fate. On Thursday the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association announced its girls lacrosse postseason pairings, which include an appearance by the Rockets. Reading earned the No. 10 seed in the North Division 1 tournament thanks to a record of 12-5 during the regular season. As a result, the locals snagged a preliminary round bye and will take on No. 7 ranked Lincoln-Sudbury on Wednesday at 5 p.m. The winner of that game will take on either No. 2 Framingham or lower seeded Beverly or Lexington, which play in the preliminaries for the right to take on Framingham in the first round. Reading's boys lacrosse team also snagged a postseason berth. Those Rockets will …
Monday, May 20, 2013
Reading High School teams finish up their schedule in the upcoming days before some players get ready for a postseason trip.
Down the stretch they come. After an exciting regular season, it's nearly playoff time as Reading High School teams begin the final week of contests before the postseason gets underway. Here is a look at the games happening in upcoming days, according to USA Today High School Sports. Monday, May 20 Tuesday, May 21 Wednesday, May 22 Thursday, May 23 Friday, May 24
Sunday, May 19, 2013
On Friday, the Lady Rockets played well but didn't have enough to overcome the Tanners, falling by a 4-1 margin.
Though the Reading High School softball team hung close with visiting Woburn on Friday afternoon, the Rockets didn't have quite enough fire power at the plate to come out with a victory. Woburn took the lead early and held it throughout, going on to a 4-1 victory over the locals. With the setback, Reading is now 11-7 on the year with a 6-4 mark in Middlesex League play. Woburn, meanwhile, improved to 11-8 on the year, one spot behind the Rockets in the standings with a 4-6 league record.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Reading took a close game and pulled away in the middle innings, cruising to an 8-0 home win on Friday.
Reading High School and Woburn are on opposite ends of the Middlesex League standings. And on Friday, the results showed that. The Rockets took a close game and blew it open during the middle innings, cruising to an 8-0 home win over the visiting Tanners. Thanks to the victory, Reading improved to 10-5 on the year with a 6-3 league mark, good for first place. Woburn, meanwhile, dropped to 2-14 on the year, 1-9 in league play.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Here's a look at what the upcoming days look like for Reading High School sports teams.
It's getting towards crunch time for spring sports teams with the spring season starting to wind down. Here's a look at the Reading High School games on the docket for this week, according to USA Today High School Sports. Monday, May 13 Tuesday, May 14 Wednesday, May 15 Thursday, May 16 Friday, May 17 Saturday, May 18 Sunday, May 19
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The Reading High School boys lacrosse team proved in the final two quarters Tuesday why it's ranked as one of the best teams in the state, earning a 14-5 win.
Reading High School is ranked among the top boys lacrosse teams in the state. The Rockets showed why during the second half of Tuesday afternoon's game against visiting Woburn. The Reading coaching staff was far from thrilled entering halftime leading the Tanners by only a 5-3 margin. But the staff had to have been more than pleased with the team's effort in the final two periods as the Rockets opened things up and went on to a 14-5 win. During the first half of the contest, the scoring was balanced throughout the roster for the Rockets. Mark Dente notched goals on both of the shots in registered in the opening minutes while Brian Shea, Andrew Bourque and Mike Seibold fired one home as well in the early goings. Conor Frazier had two …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Winchester game ended due to slaughter rule.
The Reading Rockets home opener on Tuesday, April 16 came to an early end due to the slaughter rule in the Middlesex League. Scott Tully was the starting pitcher and completed five innings with Junior Nathan Terry following him to pitch one more. The Rockets scored in five of their six at bats during the game. At the end of five innings the Rockets were leading 13-0. A number of positional changes were made in the field which then brought some new players to the batters box. In the bottom of the sixth, the Rockets scored two additional runs which brought an end to the game. The final score was 15-0, but Reading will meet Winchester again when they travel to Winchester on May 8. Reading traveled to Melrose on Wednesday but were defeated 7-…
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Results for residents who tackled the marathon Monday.
Although Marathon Monday didn't turn out the way anyone expected, some runners still crossed the finish line. See the chart below for the official 2013 Boston Marathon results for the runners from Reading. All results are "net" results, which are tracked by a chip on the runner and measure from the time the start line is crossed to the time the finish line is crossed. Some runners were not able to finish because the course was closed after the explosions. Do you have a photo of yourself or another Readingite running this year's marathon? Upload it to the article. Just click the "Upload Photos and Videos" button. We have heard that Ann Domigan, Karen Douglas, Tammy Stapleton, Paula Smart, Kevin Mulvey, Roy Van Buren and Jake Barnett are all…
Monday, April 15, 2013
Reading High School teams are in action throughout the week, which is April vacation across the state.
It's April vacation week for Massachusetts schools, but Reading High School spring sports teams will still be busy in upcoming days. Below is a list of the games scheduled for the Rockets in the next week. Monday, April 15 Tuesday, April 16 Wednesday, Apri 17 Thursday, April 18 Friday, April 19
Find out which Reading residents are running the Boston Marathon.