Thursday, December 13, 2012
The Black Knights fell 3-1 to Foxborough Wednesday evening at the Asiaf Arena in Brockton. Check out photos from Stoughton's opener in the media gallery of this article.
Out shot 36-13 Wednesday evening, the Stoughton High hockey team dropped its season opener, 3-1, to Foxborough at Stoughton's home ice at the Asiaf Arena in Brockton. Trailing 1-0, Stoughton freshman Ben Litwack scored with 1:03 left in the opening period to tie the game. Fellow freshmen Eoin Doherty and Mark Sheehan assisted the Litwack goal. The tie was short-lived, however. Foxborough took a 2-1 lead 1:08 into the second period on a Kyle Sperzel goal (Aidan Hyland had the assist). Hyland scored midway through the third period to give Foxborough a two-goal cushion and some insurance in the final minutes of play. P.J. Sheehan played well in goal for Stoughton, recording 33 saves. "I think the kids were very nervous. They were playing …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
2012-2013 Stoughton High Winter Sports Preview: Looking at the boys' ice hockey team.
The Stoughton High hockey team is young - there are more freshmen and sophomores (10) than juniors and seniors (8), but there is reason to expect Stoughton to bounce back from a 1-win season a year ago. "We hope to improve on last year's record," head coach Dan Mark said. "I have a feeling we're going to be able to do that. We have some really good young players so I'm really looking forward to this season." Despite winning only one game, a bright spot for Stoughton last year was the team receiving the James F. Mulloy Team Sportsmanship Award at a special ceremony at the TD Garden on March 18. Even as the team looks to improve from last season, adding wins doesn't have to come at the expense of having exemplary sportsmanship. Senior …
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
The SHS ice hockey team received the James F. Mulloy Team Sportsmanship Award at a special ceremony at the TD Garden on March 18.
For the third time in program history, the Stoughton High ice hockey squad won the James F. Mulloy Team Sportsmanship award. Stoughton, represented by coach Dan Mark, senior captains Josh Potter and Larry Hixon and principal Matt Colantonio, received the award at a special ceremony Sunday on the ice of the TD Garden, prior to the start of the MIAA Division 1A state championship high school hockey game. Only three teams in Massachusetts received this award—the Hingham boys’ hockey and Hingham girls’ hockey teams were the other two recipients. Stoughton finished the 2011-2012 season 1-18-1, but maintained a high level of sportsmanship and character throughout the season. “This award is a very special award. I am very proud of this team. In …
Monday, February 27, 2012
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ORDER OF ONE SAMMARCO WELL DONE! On March 10, from 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall, the Stoughton Chamber of Commerce will roast one of Stoughton's most popular characters. Mike Sammarco, best known for his meatballs at the Sons of Italy Hall, and his decades of service to the youth of Stoughton through Babe Ruth baseball, will be put through the ringer for charity! A portion of the proceeds will benefit Stoughton Babe Ruth Baseball and the Chamber's charitable activities. Confirmed on the guest roasting Panel are Town Manager Frank Crimmins, AT&T/Cellco CEO Rick Kaplan, Realtor Fred Yaitanes, former Selectman Joe Mokrisky, Youth baseball honchos Donnie Connors, Dennis Gada, Dan Skiba & Rich Jasmin; DPW Superintendent John Batchelder…
Saturday, February 25, 2012
The Black Knights lost to Dennis-Yarmouth and Bourne, capping a 1-18-1 season. Goalie PJ Sheehan was named to the all-tournament team.
The Stoughton High hockey team ended its season at the Buzzards Bay Cup in Bourne, losing to Dennis-Yarmouth and Bourne in the two-game February vacation tournament. After losing to Dennis-Yarmouth 8-0 on Wednesday, the Black Knights fell to host Bourne 4-0 on Thursday. After a scoreless first period, Bourne scored three goals in the second, before adding the final goal in the third period. Bourne goaltender Josh Goldy stopped all 16 Stoughton shots, earning the shutout. Stoughton goaltender P.J. Sheehan had another strong effort in net, making 31 saves. The sophomore stopped 48 shots the day before against Dennis-Yarmouth. Sheehan, who was named to the all-tournament team, made 79 saves in the two games, and made 687 saves in 20 games …
Sunday, February 19, 2012
The Black Knights lost a 3-0 contest to North Attleboro Saturday evening in the third-place game of the Hockomock League Classic.
Despite another solid effort in goal by PJ Sheehan, the Stoughton High hockey team fell 3-0 to North Attleboro Saturday evening at the Foxboro Sports Center. Saturday’s contest was the third-place game in the Hockomock League Crossover, which matches up teams from the Davenport (small schools) and Kelley-Rex (large schools) divisions that finished in the same spot in the standings. With the loss, Stoughton falls to 1-16-1. North Attleboro improves to 12-6-2. The Red Rocketeers scored a goal in each period, en route to victory, their third over Stoughton this season. NA’s Jordan Picini scored in the opening period. Marshall Blackman scored the other two goals, one in the second period and the other in the third. Will Porter earned the …
Thursday, February 9, 2012
The Black Knights fall 5-1 Wednesday evening. Jamie Connors had the lone goal for the Black Knights.
Led by Cody Braga’s two goals, Middleboro beat the Stoughton High hockey team 5-1 Wednesday evening at the Bridgewater Ice Arena. With the loss, Stoughton falls to 1-14-1. The Black Knights also lost to Middleboro in the season opener. Middleboro scored two goals each in both the first and second periods to take a 4-0 lead heading into the final period of play. Middleboro tacked on their final goal in the third to take a 5-0 lead. Stoughton avoided the shutout when senior Jamie Connors scored with 12.2 seconds left in the game. Corey Greenblatt and John Catrone had the assists. It was the first goal of the season for Connors and the first assists of the season for Greenblatt and Catrone. Stoughton goalie PJ Sheehan faced 30 shots and made …
Sunday, February 5, 2012
The Oliver Ames hockey team scored four third period goals beating Stoughton 7-0 on Saturday.
Leading 3-0 heading into the final period, the Oliver Ames Hockey team tripled its lead in the first five minutes of the third, beating Stoughton for the second time this season. The Tigers went on to score their last goal in the final minute of play, handing the Black Knights a 7-0 loss Saturday at the Asiaf Arena in Brockton. OA improves to 9-3-3, while Stoughton falls to 1-13-1. Oliver Ames held a 1-0 advantage after the first period, with Alex Weibeler scoring the goal. Weibeler led the Tigers with 2 goals and 2 assists on Saturday. Derek Johnson and Dylan Burns scored the two second period goals. Drew Koeppel, Tyler Provost, Weibeler and Mark Auditore scored the third period goals. Like he did in the first game between the two teams, …
Sunday, January 29, 2012
The Black Knights skated to a 3-3 tie against the Warriors Saturday night.
The Stoughton High Hockey team never led, trailing Foxboro by one goal on three different occasions Saturday evening at the Asiaf Arena in Brockton, but each time the Black Knights fought back, earning a 3-3 draw. Stoughton is now 1-11-1, with both the win, and now the tie, coming against Foxboro. The three goals mark a season-high for Stoughton. Foxboro, meanwhile, is 3-7-3. Owen Campbell scored the game’s first goal just 11 seconds in, putting Foxboro up 1-0. Nick Dowling picked up the assist. Stoughton answered six minutes into the second period when Josh Rubenstein assisted Larry Hixon to tie the game. But, Foxboro reclaimed the lead just 13 seconds later with Campbell finding the back of the net for the second time. The Black Knights …
Thursday, January 26, 2012
The Black Knights lost 8-0 to the Panthers Wednesday evening.
Fueled by four first-period goals, Franklin went on to defeat the Stoughton High Hockey team 8-0 Wednesday evening. The Panthers followed up their four-goal first-period output with four more in the second period. Stoughton held Franklin scoreless in the final period. With the loss, Stoughton falls to 1-11, shutout in five of its last six games. Franklin improves to 9-1-1. Stoughton goalie PJ Sheehan made 38 saves on the evening. The Black Knights are next scheduled to host Foxboro at the Asiaf Arena in Brockton Saturday at 7:40 p.m. Stoughton beat Foxboro, 2-1, earlier this season.