Sunday, February 13, 2011
The Newton North boys hockey team falls to 5-12-1 on the season.
Despite a few chances to capitalize on penalites, the Newton North boys hockey team fell to Framingham 7-1 on Saturday. "It was a good team effort; we got a lot of different guys to score goals," said Framingham Head Coach Paul Spear. "We have to take less penalties thats for sure; we have to get a little more disciplined then we were tonight." With the loss, Newton North falls to 5-12-1 (3-11-1 in the Bay State League). Framingham improves to 7-8-2 (6-7-1 league). The Tigers will face Needham High School for their next match-up in a home game on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Newton North Head Coach Tom Ryan did not return calls to Patch.com for comment.
Thursday, January 6, 2011
The squad beat Weston-Wayland last night, 3-1.
Newton South marked down another win last night against the Weston-Wayland girls’ hockey team, despite their opponent's fight and signs of growth. The Lady Lions took down their Dual County League foe 3-1 at the Dexter School in Brookline. Weston-Wayland coach Bill McDonald, though, said his team is showing signs of strength these days and that his squad continued to shine, despite the loss to powerful host Newton South. “(We) had three good periods of play, but came up short,” said Weston-Wayland head coach Bill MacDonald, whose squad fell to 0-4-1, while the Lions improved to 2-2. Two first period goals by Newton South proved to be the difference, though Weston-Wayland outshot the Lions 8-5 in the frame and 22-14 overall. The Lady Lions …
The Lions defeat the Warriors, 3-2, with the help of a hat trick from Danny Ramin.
Solid goaltending and productive offense led to Newton South's 3-2 victory over Dual County (Div. 3) League opponent Wayland last night at the John A. Ryan Arena in Watertown. "That was real good to get that win," said Newton South head coach Chris Ryberg. "They pressured us and we answered the bell." Lion goalie Charles Egan faced an onslaught of offense to begin the game and surrendered a goal, but he remained poised blocking a barrage of shots. Eventually, Newton South quelled Wayland's attack and Danny Ramin scored two goals thrusting the Lions into the lead after the first period. "I think the momentum really came from our goalie," said Ryberg. "He made some great saves, some unbelievable saves. It really should have been 9-2 after …
Monday, January 3, 2011
The fight happened Friday shortly after the cross-town rivalry game.
Two student athletes and a coach will not be allowed to participate in hockey games this Wednesday after they were suspended following a fight Friday afternoon. According to Newton South High School Athletic Director Scott Perrin, a fight broke out shortly after the boys hockey cross-town rivalry game held Friday. Newton North and Newton South battled at the John A. Ryan rink in Watertown. "When Newton plays Newton, emotions run high," Perrin said. "These kids know each other from their youth sports." Perrin said one player from Newton South and a player and a coach from Newton North will have a one-game suspension as a result of the fight. According to Perrin, no charges have been filed. "It's a very unfortunate incident," Perrin said…
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Swampscott holds off late Lions charge, winning 3-2
In a rematch of last year's Deep Freeze tournament final, the Newton South boys hockey team dropped a close game to Swampscott, falling 3-2 last night. Swampscott went up 2-0 in the first and 3-2 in the second over the Lions before hanging on behind goalie Patrick Sheehan's 22 saves. Sheehan was forced to make several tough saves late in the third period with Newton South pressing for the tying goal. Newton yanked goalie Charles Egan with 1:08 to play, and with six attackers buzzing the Swampscott net, Swampscott defenseman Trevor Massey was sent off for tripping with 40 seconds to play. Newton won the face off and Lions co-captain Danny Ramin walked out from the right face off circle and ripped a shot over Sheehan's glove that hit the …
Thursday, December 23, 2010
Newton North boys hockey defeated Walpole last night 4-1.
After a disappointing start to the season, the Newton North boys hockey team turned their game around last night and put last week's 7-0 loss far behind them. "(The team) played extremely well, worked very hard and played smart," said Head Coach Tom Ryan after his team defeated Walpole 4-1. Despite a fight from the Walpole team, Ryan said his young team "didn't panic" and held their lead. He noted the multiple saves by goaltender Michael Uberti as well as the two goals and assists by center/right wing Alex Johnson and hard work by center/right wing Ryan Fanning. "It was a real big win for us," Ryan said. Check out our photo slideshow below for scenes from last night's victory.
The night ended in a 3-2 loss to Chelmsford.
The Newton South girls varsity hockey team came up just short on Wednsday night, dropping a hard-fought contest 3-2 to the Chelmsford Lions at the Chelmsford Forum. Chelmsford struck first when Lauren Fitzgibbons found the back of the net in the first period, assisted by Andrea Madore and Laura Kender. Newton South would rally quickly, tying the game up with 6:57 left to play in the first period. Chelmsford had an excellent opportunity to regain the lead on a late period powerplay, however the Newton South defense was up to the task and kept the game knotted at one. The battle of the Lions would tilt Chelmsford's way in the second period. Newton South earned a powerplay of their own; however Chelmsford goaltender Emma Hickey held strong, …
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
A joint meeting between the Public Facilities and Public Safety Committees will be held tonight to discuss the proposed snow ordinance.
The Newton North High School girls varsity ice hockey team will travel to Iorio Arena in Walpole today to participate in a jamboree, which starts at 7:40 p.m. Public Facilities and Public Safety Committees will hold a joint meeting tonight at 7 p.m. in room 209 of City Hall to discuss the proposed snow ordinance. A meeting will be held tonight at 6:30 p.m. in room 202 of City Hall to discuss transportation and parking around the new Newton North High School. The public is invited to come and discuss the subject alongside city officials and members of the Newton North High School Liaison Committee. The Newton Housing Partnership is scheduled to meet today at 7:45 a.m. in room 202 of City Hall. If you're looking for a water …