Championship Trophies Abound!

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

Examining the underside of the Red Sox’ 2018 World Series Trophy – Image (c) Nancy Daugherty, 2018 all rights reservedOn Monday evening, hundreds of residents filed through the sanctuary at First Parish’s historic meeting house on Bedford Common to view the 2018 World Series Trophy captured by the Boston Red Sox on  October 28, 2018 – a Game Five win that clinched the series against the Dodgers.

BHS Sport Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony ~ May 18

Submitted by the Bedford Athletic Association

Tickets are still available for the seventh biennial induction dinner and ceremony for the Bedford High School Sport Hall of Fame, planned for Saturday, May 18, starting at 6 p.m. at the St. Michael Parish Center, 90 Concord Road. Contact the athletic director’s office to make reservations (keith_mangan@bedfordps.org, 781-275-1700, option 5)

Boston Marathon Update

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

Eric Dahlberg was the first Bedford runner to finish the 2019 Boston Marathon at 1:36 pm, with a chip time of 3:29:26.

Andrew Chiu and Robert Santamaria finished at 2:09 and 2:10 pm respectively. Chiu’s chip time was 3:44:28 and Santamaria’s was 3:43.08. Gregory Barry finished the race at 3:25 pm with a chip time of 4:36:54/

Congratulations, each and all!

Bedford Police and Recreation Department Host Successful Basketball Season

Submitted on behalf of the Bedford Police Department

Chief Robert Bongiorno and Recreation Youth Program Coordinator Nikki Taylor are pleased to announce that the Police-Recreation Basketball League completed another successful basketball season.

The league, which just wrapped its sixth season, brings together Bedford High School students (who are not on the school’s basketball teams) and members of the Bedford Police Department for pick-up basketball.

A Convincing Win Opens Bedford Girls Lacrosse Season

By Jeff JHO Hoyland

It didn’t take Bella Stuzinski long to score the first Bedford goal of the season as the Bucs went on to a 10-0 win Bedford Girls Varsity Lacrosse team has lofty goals this year.  They came out of the gate with a 10 to 0 win over Advanced Math & Science Academy Charter  School.  

GLAX Starts Bedford Spring Scrimmage Season with a Scoring Explosion

By Jeff JHO Hoyland

Many of the team are underclassmen, but even the Frosh have Varsity experience. 

Frosh Allie Zorn is the main threat on offense; she started with the Varsity team last year, and has only gotten better.  But the Buc’s offensive capabilities are well-rounded, as a half dozen players all scored goals during their first scrimmage. 

Spring is in the Air and so are Softballs, Lacrosse Balls, Tennis Balls, and Pole Vaulters

By Jeff JHO Hoyland 

OK, maybe the Pole Vaulters will wait a couple more weeks, but today was opening practice day for BHS Sports.  I’ve been waiting for this season, since the end of last Spring Sports season . . . WHY?

There is an old surfer’s tale that every seventh wave is a great wave.  Last spring, I got to watch a lot of 8th and 9th grade Bedford athletes.  The wave started with the Class of 2020, and it will keep building for a couple of more years.  Keep your eyes open for Frosh making an impact on Varsity sports.

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