East Ville basketball tourney draws hundreds
Members of the East Somerville community teamed with local businesses to draw hundreds of young basketball players and spectators to the first annual basketball tournament Feb 28. Students from grades 6-8 represented their neighborhoods.
Event organizers and East Somerville residents Judi Walker and Maisy Sullivan said the event brought together the best the neighborhood has to offer.
Mayor’s Fitness Challenge 2014 well underway
The fifth annual Somerville Mayor’s Fitness Challenge kicked off on Saturday.The Fitness Challenge is a 10-week event that offers both a team fitness challenge as well as a non-competitive “lifestyle pledge” in cooperation with Wellcoin Positive Health Currency. Both offer rewards for participants ranging from better health to discounts at local businesses.
Somerville Pride wins Metrowest Basketball 5th grade Championship
Somerville Pride played at Mass Premier Courts in Foxboro against King Philip and won with the final score of 21-19. Pictured: Back row — Coach Dale Estey, Kenzi Ramadam, Vedrana Stantic, Elizabeth McEwen, Jada West, Kimberly Toner, Corinne McKellar, Madisson Powell, Josphine Rizzo, Coach Jay Rizzo. Front row — Ava Cannisharo, Bridget Frazier, Jill Hutchinson, Chloe Wilson, Katie Ziko, Missing from picture is Audrey Bocage and Coach Nicole Estey.
— Photo by Courtney Rizzo
N.E. Patriot Logan Ryan at ‘Read by the River’
The New England Patriots’ Logan Ryan read to a large group of children at Tufts University Hillel’s annual Read by the River on Sunday, March 9.
More than 850 elementary school students from Somerville and Medford attended the education fair in the Gantcher Center at Tufts University.
Somerville Youth Hockey takes Middle School Championship
On Sunday, February 23, the Somerville Youth Hockey Middle School Team won the Valley League Middle School Championship.
Entering the playoffs as the #3 seed, Somerville would begin their road to the championship with a tough 3-0 win over Groton, next came a 6-1 win over Amesbury, before finishing with a decisive 8-1 win over Lexington in the championship game.
Saint Clement post-season wrap up
The Saint Clement High School girls basketball team had a great season, finishing with a 12-8 record and qualifying for the state tournament for the second year in a row. The Lady Anchors were led by third-year head coach Alyssa Jann and sophomore standout Katie Monestime.
Students to take part in annual Somerville City-Wide Swim Meet
Students from all over Somerville are invited to participate in the Somerville City-Wide Swim Meet at the John F. Kennedy School Pool from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 1.
Somerville High Athletics schedule for Feb. 19–26
Wednesday, Feb. 19
Ice Hockey: Boys Varsity Mulloy Tournament – Everett at Veterans Memorial Rink – TBD.
Ice Hockey: Girls Varsity Game – Algonquin Regional at Algonquin Regional – 12 p.m.
Somerville High Athletics schedule: Feb 12 –19
Wednesday, Feb. 12
Ice Hockey: Girls Varsity Game vs. Marblehead at Simoni Rink – 4 p.m.
Ice Hockey: Boys Varsity Game vs. Revere at Veterans Memorial Rink – 7:30 p.m.
Somerville High Athletics schedule: Jan 29 – Feb 5
Wednesday, Jan 29
- Somerville High Junior Varsity played against O’Bryant at Somerville on Saturday, Jan 25. Somerville won 46 to 43 in a very close game. – Photos by Claudia Ferro
Indoor Track: Boys Varsity Meet Malden @ Salemwood School, Malden MA – 3:30 p.m.
Indoor Track: Girls Varsity Meet Malden @ Salemwood School, Malden MA – 3:30 p.m.
Swim: Varsity Meet (Rescheduled from 01-22-14) vs. East Boston @ Kennedy – 3:30 p.m.
Somerville High Athletics Schedule: Jan 22 – 29
Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014
No School due to snow
Thursday, Jan 23, 2014
Ice Hockey: Boys Varsity Tournament vs. Arlington or Triton at 6 p.m. – TBD
Boys Varsity Indoor Track: vs. Everett at Field House – 3:30 p.m.
Girls Varsity Indoor Track: vs. Everett at Field House – 3:30 p.m.
Bruins host youth tourney
The Boston Bruins recently hosted their sixth annual Bruins Holiday Tournament for local Squirt/Mite youth hockey organizations. The Somerville Squirts were runner-up in their division at the tournament, which took place from Dec. 27 to Dec. 30. A “Bruins Ice Girl” and the Bruins mascot, Blades, pose with team members and their coaches.
Somerville Little League registration now open
2014 online Registration is now open
Register today at: www.somervillelittleleague.org
(Major/Minor league registration discounted $25, Farm league discounted $10 until March 1st)
Pino takes to the court
Somerville High School’s Chris Pino is seen here charging the court as the Junior Varsity Basketball team went up against Reading Memorial on Monday, Dec 23, 2013. This week SHS will be up against Malden at Somerville High, Field House. Freshman play at 3:45 p.m., JV at 5:30 p.m. and Varsity at 7:30 p.m., Friday, January 10.