Friday, March 29, 2013
2013 Stoughton High Spring Sports Preview: Looking at the baseball team, which returns a talented and experienced core from last season.
Players, coaches and fans of the Stoughton High baseball team are deeming this to be "the year" for their local nine. After making it to the MIAA state tournament last season, the Knights return a strong core of talented seniors and juniors who have varsity experience under their belt. Stoughton returns the majority of its roster, and this experience is something the Knights will look to use to their advantage this upcoming spring. If the Knights can stay consistent offensively, something they had trouble with last year, this year's team will be one of the favorites to come away with the Davenport Division crown and make a deep run in the state tournament. Last season's record: 10-10 (Lost in first round of the Division 2 South MIAA state …
Friday, March 22, 2013
The SHS ice hockey team received the James F. Mulloy Team Sportsmanship Award at a special ceremony at the TD Garden on March 17, the second straight year the program has been honored for its high level of sportsmanship.
For the second consecutive season the Stoughton High Hockey program was honored at the T.D. Garden, home of the Boston Bruins, for playing the game in an exemplary manner, winning the James F. Mulloy Team Sportsmanship Award. The award was presented to Stoughton High, represented by head hockey coach Dan Mark, Principal Julie Miller, and team captains Cory Greenblatt (senior), P.J. Sheehan (junior) and Brandon Lima (junior), Sunday, March 17, on the Garden ice, prior to the start of the MIAA Division 1A high school championship game. Only three boys' teams, including Stoughton, were honored with this award, which is named for the late James F. Mulloy, a former high school hockey coach, past president of the Massachusetts State Hockey …
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Stoughton fell 70-46 at Braintree Friday night in the quarterfinals of the Division 1 South Sectional Tournament. The Black Knights end the season with a 14-8 record.
The Stoughton High girls' basketball team went into Friday night's tournament game as the consensus underdog, traveling to Braintree, last season's Division 1 South Sectional Champion. And while the Black Knights lost, 70-46, in what appears to be a lopsided margin, they were no easy out - Stoughton kept the game close throughout the first half, and even when the team fell behind by double digits in the second half, fought back. After trailing by as much as 17 with 3:16 left in the third quarter, Stoughton went on a 12-4 run to end the third and start the fourth. Two free throws from Nicole Daniels brought Stoughton within nine points, 43-34, with 7:56 to play. When Braintree increased the lead to 13, Mackenzie McGrath hit a three-pointer…
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The 10th seeded Stoughton High girls' basketball team scored a 42-35 win at #7 Plymouth South in the first round of the MIAA Division 1 South Sectional Tournament Wednesday night, advancing to play #2 Braintree on Friday.
Check out a postgame video interview with senior captains Mackenzie McGrath, Emma Zuk and Nicole Daniels in the media gallery of this article. *** Playing lockdown defense from the opening tip, it took about a quarter for the Stoughton High girls' basketball team to find its rhythm on offense, but once the Black Knights found their shooting touch, visiting Stoughton opened up the game and beat host Plymouth South 42-35 Wednesday night in a first round game of the MIAA Division 1 South Sectional Tournament. Stoughton, the 10th seed, improves to 14-7 and advances to play #2 Braintree (21-2) Friday night on the road. Braintree beat #18 Quincy 69-24 Wednesday night. Meanwhile, Plymouth South, the 7th seed, ends its season at 14-7. "The …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The Stoughton High Black Knights girls’ basketball team (13-7) travels to Plymouth South (14-6) in a first round matchup in the MIAA Division 1 South Sectional Tournament.
The postseason starts for the Stoughton High girls' basketball team Wednesday, Feb. 27 when the Black Knights travel to Plymouth South for a 7 p.m. game. Stoughton (13-7) is the 10th seed (out of 19 total teams) in the Division 1 South Sectional bracket. Plymouth South (14-6) is the 7th seed. Where is the game? The game will be played at the Plymouth South Middle School (488 Long Pond Road in Plymouth). If you can't make it to the game, click here to follow all the action. Stoughton is 7-5 away from SHS this season, while Plymouth South is 7-2 at home. What is at stake? The winner of this first round matchup between Stoughton and Plymouth South will play the winner of Wednesday's game between #2 Braintree and #18 Quincy on Friday, March …
Friday, February 22, 2013
The MIAA released its postseason state tournament brackets for boys’ and girls’ high school basketball on Friday. The Stoughton High girls' are tournament bound, competing in the Division 1 South Sectional Bracket.
The Stoughton High girls’ basketball team will play Plymouth South in the first round of the state tournament. The MIAA released its postseason state tournament brackets on Friday. Stoughton is the #10 seed in the Division 1 South Sectional Bracket. The Black Knights finished the season at 13-7 and will travel to #7 seed Plymouth South (14-6) Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. in a first round game. The winner of the Stoughton/Plymouth South game will play either #2 Braintree, #15 West Roxbury or #18 Quincy in the quarterfinals on March 1. Hockomock League foes North Attleboro (#3), Franklin (#4), Attleboro (#14) and Taunton (#16) are also in the Division 1 South bracket, which includes 19 teams overall. A full Division 1 South bracket is …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Stoughton will be in the same playoff division as Milford, North Attleboro and Oliver Ames in football next season.
After hearing appeals from 10 high schools, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) Football Committee has completed its realignment of the high school football divisions for next season's new playoff format. According to the Boston Herald, appeals from Arlington Catholic, Pope John, Matignon, Boston Latin, Diman, Mashpee and Maynard were approved by the MIAA football committee. Sharon tried to move from Division 3 Southeast to Division 4 South but their appeal was denied. With the divisions complete, Stoughton High finds itself in the newly formed Division 3 Southwest next season, which is comprised of a total of 12 schools. Stoughton was in Division 3 this past season. Eight of the 12 teams in Division 3 Southwest …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The Stoughton High volleyball team lost to Barnstable in the quarterfinals of the D1 South Sectional tournament, ending the most successful season in the five year history of the program.
Photos by Suzanne Jolley *** After beating 10th seeded Braintree in the first round this past Saturday, the #7 Stoughton High volleyball team traveled to #2 Barnstable in the quarterfinals of the MIAA Division 1 South Sectional tournament Monday night. Barnstable, a Massachusetts high school volleyball powerhouse - back-to-back state D1 state champions, and winners of 14 of the last 19 D1 championships - beat Stoughton in straight sets 25-4, 25-11 and 25-18, ending the Black Knights' historic season. Stoughton, 13-5 in the regular season (and 14-6 overall), finished with the best mark in the program's brief five year history. And so despite the loss, where it took Stoughton until the midpoint of the second set to settle in, coach Ken Gay …
Sunday, November 4, 2012
The #7 seeded Stoughton High volleyball team beat #10 Braintree, 3-1, in the first round of the MIAA Division 1 South Sectional volleyball tournament Saturday at SHS. Stoughton advances to play #2 Barnstable in the quarterfinals.
Check out a postgame video interview with Kayla Motley, Nicole Daniels, Lauren Carmichael, Emma Zuk and Gabby Medina in the media gallery. Photos by Molly Zuk. *** After being edged in the first set, the Stoughton High volleyball team bounced back with a dominant second set and pulled out close victories in sets three and four to earn a 3-1 win over Braintree, 21-25, 25-10, 25-21 and 25-22, in the opening round of the MIAA Division 1 South Sectional tournament Saturday evening at home. This was Stoughton's first time hosting a state tournament match and just second tournament appearance overall, after the team made its postseason debut last year. More importantly, this was Stoughton's first tournament win in the five year history of the …
Friday, October 26, 2012
Schools are broken into six divisions for high school football, starting in 2013, after a MIAA vote was taken Friday.
This could be the last year of regional champions in high school football after the MIAA member schools voted 161-131 in favor of a new playoff format, which would crown state champions, starting with the 2013 season, according to the Boston Herald. The plan was previously approved by the MIAA Football Committee and Tournament Management Committee, but needed a vote of approval from the general assembly, which took place Friday morning at Assabet Valley Regional in Marlboro. After two years of the pilot program, the plan will be reviewed. Highlights of the plan include: What it means locally: A copy of the MIAA proposal and a full breakdown of divisions are posted in the media galery.