Monday, March 4, 2013
Trevor Fidler helped prep school Dexter earn a spot in the prep hockey Elite EIght.
Watertown's Trevor Fidler has made a name for himself in the hockey world, a world in which the Fidler name is already a familiar one. The Fidler bloodline is strong in hockey, with Trevor's father and two uncles all playing college hockey in the Boston area and one, uncle Mike, played in the NHL. Trevor will soon finish his high school hockey career at Brookline-based prep school, Dexter School, and will be on his way to Harvard to play for the Crimson, according to a profile of Fidler on Examiner.com He will start attending Harvard in the fall of 2014, according to the report. Fidler said he was drawn to the university in Cambridge. "I love the coaching staff and the hockey is great as well." He hopes to pursue a degree in business and …
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Season ends in section quarterfinals of the State Tournament.
The Raiders run through the North Section boys' hockey tournament ended Friday when they ran into Concord-Carlisle. Watertown fell 2-1 in the section quarterfinal at O'Brien Rink in Woburn. The Raiders, who came in as the 13th seed, finished the season with a record of 10-10-2. The 12th-seeded Patriots improved to 12-8-2 and move on to the section semifinal against Danvers.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The Raiders move on to the second round after defeating fourth seeded Tewksbury.
The statistics look bad, but Watertown came out on top where it counts in Tuesday's boys' hockey state tournament game against Tewksbury. The Raiders were outshot by the host team 47-16, but Watertown goalie Anthony Busconi stopped all but two of the shots in the 3-2 win in the Div. 2 North Section game, according to a report in the Lowell Sun. Watertown (10-9-2), which came in as the 13th seed, upset the fourth seed Tewksbury (14-4-1). The Raiders move on to the quarterfinals to face Concord-Carlisle. The No. 12 seed beat No. 5 Newburyport 4-2. The Raiders play Friday, March 1 at 8 p.m. at O'Brien Rink in Woburn.
Monday, February 25, 2013
The Raiders have two teams in the ice hockey state tournament.
Two Watertown High School hockey squads made the MIAA state tournament, with the girls hosting their first round game and the boys heading out on the road. The girls' team received the 14th seed in the MIAA North Section Div. 1 tournament and the team hosts Arlington today at 5 p.m. at the Ryan Skating Arena. The Raiders finished the regular season with a record of 13-7-2, while No. 19 seed Arlington has a record of 11-8-1. Arlington, which is also in the Middlesex League, won the regular season game between the two teams, 3-1. Watertown's boys' hockey squad heads to Tewksbury for the first round game in the MIAA Div. 2 North section tourney. The game will be played Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at Stoneham Arena. After finishing with a record of 9…
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Watertown's Veterans Services Department is holding a drive for Operation American Soldier on Dec. 12 during three high school hockey games.
You can root for your local high school hockey teams and donate items to put into holiday care packages for troops serving overseas. The Watertown Veterans' Services Department will team up with Operation American Soldier on Dec. 12 to collect items for care packages to send to service men and women. The collection will take place at John A. Ryan Skating Arena that day during three high school hockey games. The items will be shipped by Operation American Soldier, which is based out of theCharles Shutt Detachment of the Marine Corps League, during the Holiday Care Package Drive for our Troops. Game Schedule Items Needed for Packages: Hand warmers, Socks, Wet Wipes, Fleece Hats, Socks (to sleep in), Toiletries (soap, deodorant, etc.), …
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Ice hockey teams have mixed fortunes in the State Tournament and girls relay team has another record-breaking performance.
The Watertown High School girls basketball team made the most of its home court advantage in the first round of the MIAA Div. 3 North Tournament, beating Winthrop 55-42 Tuesday night. The Raiders jumped out to an early lead on the visiting Vikings and held on to win the first-round game. No. 5 seed Watertown improved its record to 14-7 and will move on to the section quarterfinals. The Raiders travel to face No. 4 seed Ipswich (16-4) on Saturday, March 3 at 7 p.m. See photos from the Raiders' game against Winthrop, at righ, where were provided by WHS parent Walter Morris. Girls Hockey Team Advances in Tourney The Watertown/Melrose girls hockey team routed its opponent in the first round of the MIAA Div. 1 State Tournament, defeating …
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Belmont Caroline McCarthy's hat trick brings the Marauders level with Erika Kelly and Watertown.
After scoring what appeared to be yet another heart-crushing goal in her career against Belmont Monday afternoon, Watertown senior forward Erika Kelly began shimmying her shoulders as she skated by her friends at Watertown's Ryan Skating Rink, a gesture that confirmed the belief that Watertown would once again beat their arch rivals. What Kelly and her Watertown teammates were not counting on was Belmont senior center Caroline McCarthy performing her own bit of magic by producing a hat trick out of thin air. Capping a wild third period comeback, McCarthy scored her final of three consecutive goals with 14 seconds remaining and securing a 3-3 tie against one of only three teams that have defeated Belmont this season. After a scoreless …