Winter Hill Liquors Softball Team wins Championship

Your 2014 Somerville Fall Softball League champions, the team from Winter Hill Liquors.

Your 2014 Somerville Fall Softball League champions, the team from Winter Hill Liquors.

By Donald F. Norton

The Softball team sponsored by Winter Hill Liquors recently won The Somerville Fall Softball League Championship, beating the Wicked Cheesy, April Fools, US Fuel, and Baros Finest, winning number one in the League.

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Somerville Youth Football makes history
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Somerville Youth Football has earned its opportunity to challenge the Stoneham Spartans for a shot at the championship.

Somerville Youth Football has earned its opportunity to challenge the Stoneham Spartans for a shot at the championship.

By Tom Bannister

This past September, Somerville Youth Football’s freshman team (Grades 3 and 4) coached by Kevin Prophete, kicked off their 2014 season with a great start.

The high powered offense led by (Quarterback) Darnell Pierre, (Full backs) Calvin Pierre and Jamal Carter, (Tail backs) Jayden Prophete and Jassad Fenton, (Receivers) James Kalogeropoulos and Austin Pereira had no trouble finding the end zone. Of course, none of that would have been possible without the huge push from the guys up front.

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Somerville Pop Warner Cheer on its way to State Finals
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pop_cheer_1_webSomerville Pop Warner is proud to announce their A-team cheerleaders are moving on. Please help to send the girls to the States in Springfield, MA on November 15. This is the first time in more than 25 years that the girls have gone this far. They have worked very hard and deserve to go. They are Greater Boston League first place and Eastern MA second place champions in their division. This is a once in a lifetime chance for most of these girls.

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Local veteran attends Patriots Football Skills Camp
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U.S. Army Veteran Frank Ellis sprints onto the field at Gillette Stadium for a running drill. He is joined by U.S. Air Force Veteran Paul O’Connor of Raynham, MA.

U.S. Army Veteran Frank Ellis sprints onto the field at Gillette Stadium for a running drill. He is joined by U.S. Air Force Veteran Paul O’Connor of Raynham, MA.

By Tom Bannister

Frank Ellis of Somerville spent a dream day at Gillette Stadium working on his football skills with New England Patriots alumni while being cheered on by Patriots mascot Pat Patriot and New England Patriots cheerleaders, all courtesy of CVS Health.

In a salute to some of the men and women across New England who have served our country, CVS Health and the New England Patriots teamed up to host the third annual CVS Health/New England Patriots Football Skills Camp for Veterans.

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Alibrandis Yawkey League champs once again
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Pitcher Sean Sullivan played a big role in helping the Somerville Alibrandis nail down its fifth consecutive championship title.

Pitcher Sean Sullivan played a big role in helping the Somerville Alibrandis nail down its fifth consecutive championship title.

By Jim Clark

The Somerville Alibrandis have won the Yawkey Baseball League Championship for the fifth straight year in a row, having beaten the Al Thomas Athletics in 5 games.

While Somerville largely dominated the series, the Athletics gave them a run for their money. In game 1 Somerville prevailed over the A’s 3–2, beginning the championship series with a 1-0 lead.

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Alibrandis up 2-0 in the semi-finals vs. East Boston
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The Somerville Alibrandis are in the chase for a spot in the Yawkey League finals.

The Somerville Alibrandis are in the chase for a spot in the Yawkey League finals.

By Jim Clark

As of last week, the Somerville Alibrandis held a 2-0 lead over East Boston in the season’s semi-final series.

In game 1 it was Somerville 2, East Boston 0. It was a pitchers duel at St. Peters Field in Cambridge that had a lot of hype heading into the game.

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Alibrandis sweep series 3-0, advance to semi-finals
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alibrandis_6_26_13_webBy Jim Clark

The Somerville Alibrandis have advanced to the semi-finals after sweeping the Brighton Black Sox in the Round 1 series, 3-0.

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Alibrandis celebrate their first 25 years
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alibrandis_8_6_14_webThe Somerville Alibrandis baseball club celebrated their 25th Anniversary season on Friday, August 1 vs. McKay Club Beacons at Trum Field. The fans and boosters of the club took the opportunity to extend their appreciation for all the years of great sportsmanship and wished the local team another 25 years and more to come.

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Alibrandis Anniversary Celebration
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alibrandis_7_30_14_webThe Somerville Alibrandis baseball club will be celebrating their 25th Anniversary season on Friday, August 1 vs. McKay Club Beacons at Trum field at 8 p.m.

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Alibrandis crush Minutemen
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The Somerville Alibrandis dominated the Brighton Minutemen by a score of 11-1 Friday night, coming off of a rejuvenating break in the season due to some rainouts earlier that week.

The Somerville Alibrandis dominated the Brighton Minutemen by a score of 11-1 Friday night, coming off of a rejuvenating break in the season due to some rainouts earlier that week.

By Ben Cassidy

After a couple of rainouts earlier in the week, the Somerville Alibrandis looked well rested last Friday night against Brighton, thrashing the Minutemen 11-1 at Trum Field.

Somerville used a consistent offensive attack and dominant pitching to beat the Minutemen. The Alibrandis scored five runs in the fourth inning and three in the sixth, along with single runs in the second, third, and fifth innings. When it was all over, every Somerville batter had collected at least one hit, including Mike Maguire, who belted his first home run of the season and drove in three runs.

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Somerville Youth Soccer Boys Team finishes third best in state finals
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Back row: Coach Paul Clarke, Tarekgn O'Neill, Luca Duclos-Orsello, Ben Lopez, Diego Garcia, Tyler Whitney-Ellis, Coach Julio Veliz. Front row: Jeremy Rodriguez, Oliver Clarke, Alexis Figuerroa, Diego Nolasco, Owen Sheehy.

Back row: Coach Paul Clarke, Tarekgn O’Neill, Luca Duclos-Orsello, Ben Lopez, Diego Garcia, Tyler Whitney-Ellis, Coach Julio Veliz. Front row: Jeremy Rodriguez, Oliver Clarke, Alexis Figuerroa, Diego Nolasco, Owen Sheehy.

The Somerville Youth Soccer BU12-1 team completed their Spring 2014 season on a high note, finishing third best in the Massachusetts Tournament of Champions (MTOC). The boys-under-12 team earned their MTOC ticket with a 9-1-0 regular season record and first place finish in the 2014 MYSL Commissioners Cup.

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