Friday, May 17, 2013
Ellis Lane, who started coaching at Wakefield High School in 1970, went on to a storied career in the region.
A coaching legend who spent time at Melrose High School will reportedly be inducted next month into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame. According to the SeaCoastOnline.com website in Southern New Hampshire, Ellis Lane’s upcoming induction will be his seventh into a hall of fame, with others including Wakefield and Stoneham High Schools, plus the Massachusetts State Coaches Hall of Fame and the Intercity Baseball League Hall of Fame. More recently in his career, he was also apparently a coach in York, Maine. The report also noted that former Senator Scott Brown is a former player of Lane’s at Wakefield and that he will be inducted to the New England Basketball Hall of Fame in June as well. Brown was inducted into the Wakefield High …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Find out what is happening May 11-12 in Melrose.
Here are 5 Things to know for the weekend of May 11-12 in Melrose: 1. Car wash: The Melrose High School softball team will be having a carwash at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the high school. 2. Sales galore: There will be a yard sale at 9 a.m. Saturday at First Congregational Church, UCC. 3. Clean-up time! A spring clean-up day will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday at Melrose Dog Park at Ell Pond. The park is located in the area of 330-360 Lynn Fells Parkway. 4. Film viewing: "The 11th Hour" will be shown at 7 p.m. Saturday at Melrose Unitarian Universalist Church. 5. Open houses: Check out a sampling of open houses slated for Sunday in Melrose. Here are some ways you can make the most of your visits to Melrose Patch:
Patch wants to see your favorite Melrose sports teams in action!
Whether it’s on the baseball diamond, at the soccer field or during a flag football game at a local park, spring sports are underway around Melrose and we want to help share all the great moments and highlights with the community! Patch is looking for athletes, coaches, parents, booster club members and fans who are eager to show their team spirit on Melrose Patch. News about any team – from youth t-ball to middle and high school sports, recreational teams, adult leagues and more – it’s all welcome. Here's how you can share news about your sports team this spring: 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 players with other fans in…
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Melrose resident Jennifer Linnane will be participating in The American Diabetes Association’s movement to Stop Diabetes® by riding in the annual Tour de Cure®.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Red Raiders fall below .500 at 5-6.
It was a rough Friday for the Melrose High School baseball team, as Belmont tallied three runs in the first and eight in the second leading to a 12-1 loss on Friday at Brandon Grant Field in Belmont. Melrose falls just below the tournament line at 5-6 while Belmont goes over the .500 mark at 6-5. The afternoon started on a perfect note for the Marauders as the first three batters singled and scored on Marauders' clean-up hitter and pitcher Mike Richardson's double clearing the bases. Red Raider Jon Botelho's double in the fifth scored Melrose's only run of the evening.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
A complete list of the 40 Melrose runners and their 2013 Boston Marathon results
Before the tragic events that unfolded Monday afternoon at the 2013 Boston Marathon, some Melrosians were able to finish the race. A pair of explosives detonated shortly before 3 p.m. Monday, killing three people and injuring up to 125 near the finish line at the Boston Marathon. Here is a complete list of the 40 Melrose runners and their 2013 Boston Marathon results: [Editor's note: Information from the Boston Athletic Association website was used in this report.]
Monday, April 15, 2013
We'll post any additional updates we receive about the dozens of Melrose residents that were participating in the 2013 Boston Marathon on Monday prior to the tragic explosions that brought the annual event to a halt.
Updated at 12 p.m. Wednesday In an email to Melrose Patch, reader Chris Vander Rhodes wrote, "Josh Iverson and family are safe. Josh's group was stopped at 25.3 miles" of the Boston Marathon route. Fourteen of 40 Melrose runners have been reported safe. We'll continue to provide updates as we receive them. Updated at 5:55 a.m. Wednesday In an email to Melrose Patch late Tuesday night, Melrose runner Kevin Reddall wrote, "I finished the marathon safely. Thanks for your concern." Thirteen of 40 local runners that were supposed to run the Boston Marathon are reportedly safe. Check the list of runners below and if you have made contact with any of them, email Editor Mark Ouellette at firstname.lastname@example.org this information (Note: Your name …
Saturday, April 13, 2013
There are 40 Melrose residents signed up to run in the 2013 Boston Marathon on Patriots' Day, according to the Boston Athletic Association.
Wondering who is running the 2013 Boston Marathon from Melrose? If so, check out the list of 40 Melrose residents participating in the marathon, according to the Boston Athletic Association website:
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Peter Mongeau, longtime resident of Melrose, will run in the 117th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15. Mongeau will be running to support suicide prevention programs.
Friday, April 5, 2013
Find out when Melrose golf courses open this spring in our latest You Ask, Patch Answers column.
With several snowstorms hitting the city this winter, Melrose golf courses are opening about a month later than last year. Mount Hood Golf Course Opened Wednesday With temperatures rising and conditions at the course looking good, Mount Hood Golf Course opened on Wednesday, according to Joan Bell, superintendent of Mount Hood and Public Open Space. "With the snow and the water we had to deal with afterwards with the soft greens and soft grass, we had to wait until we could handle having carts and equipment out there," Bell said. "But now that the ground has firmed up, we have the crews out there cleaning and tee markers are in and we're going." Due to the delayed opening, Bell estimated the projected lost revenue to be roughly $30,000, …