Monday, May 13, 2013
Members of the Milton High School rugby team discuss the school's young program and the international connection between players.
After rugby games at Milton High School, it's common to see players in both color uniforms eating sandwiches together. This act of camaraderie is part of the bond rugby players all around the world have with one another. "We're enemies on the field and friends off the field," said MHS rugby player Neiko Fortes. While the team is friends with their opponents, the Milton players are also very close. A group of about 16 players meet up occasionally for team dinners; wings at Suffolk Grille are a popular meal. Several Milton players, including Fortes, senior captain Kennedy and junior captain Tim O'Connor, also play for the Boston Rugby Club. During April vacation, O'Connor and Kennedy joined the club on a trip to Bermuda where they won an …
Friday, May 10, 2013
The First Annual Seven a Side Rugby Invitational will be held at Milton High School on Friday, May 10.
Milton High School's Brook Field will be the site of the First Annual Seven a Side Rugby Invitational tonight, May 10. Teams from Milton, Brookline, Needham and Newton will square off in the fast-paced rugby sevens tournament. Sevens' games feature seven players per team and seven-minute halves. Rugby sevens is growing in popularity worldwide, as it will be an event in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The round robin format tournament will start at 6 p.m. with the finals beginning at 8 p.m.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
With seven matches left in her senior season on the Milton High School girls tennis team, Ursula Beattie is hoping to make a postseason appearance.
The Milton High School girls tennis team is having a good season and with a 5-4 record needs just three wins in its final seven matches to make the MIAA tournament. Senior Ursula Beattie has high hopes to end her four year career on the tennis team with an appearance in the postseason, something the team hasn't achieved since her freshman year. "Just making it would be a fantastic way to end senior year," Beattie said. Beattie, who plans to study biology and play club tennis at Colgate University next year, picked up the game at age five or six. Her mother, a high school and college player, encouraged her to try the tennis, and Beattie said she fell in love. Beattie's love of tennis will likely continue past her years at Colgate. "I want …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The Milton High baseball team has a new coach who calls the gig a dream job.
For the first time in 24 years, Coach Ted Curley won't be in the dugout for the Milton High baseball team when its season starts this month. But his replacement is one of Curley's former players and coach in the MHS system. "It's a dream job," said Jim Moonan, a senior captain for Curley's 2001 Wildcats. Moonan, a sixth grade math teacher at Pierce Middle School, has been involved with Milton High baseball for the past seven years. Moonan has been an assistant for the Milton Legion team in the summer. He's also served as the JV head coach for the past three years. "Almost everyone, with the exception of a few, played on my JV team," Moonan said. The Wildcats are coming off a 9-11 season where they just missed the postseason. The team has a…
Friday, March 22, 2013
The lacrosse and rugby teams at Milton High School helped shovel snow off Brooks Field on Thursday.
While the calendar says it's spring and the sports schedule has flipped over to outdoor sports, Mother Nature is not quite on board. On Thursday, March 21, athletes on the Milton High School lacrosse and rugby teams were asked to bring shovels so they could clear the field turf of Brooks Field and begin practice. The above photo was taken by a freshman lacrosse player and shows the student-athletes hard at work clearing the snow-covered field.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Congratulations to the first Milton High School swim team!
Thursday, March 21
A group of swimmers from Milton High School recently completed their first season as members of the school’s first foray into the sport of swimming. The group practiced throughout the season and concluded the season by competing in a meet against Thayer Academy and St. George’s varsity swim teams. Several Milton swimmers took top spots in the meet, including freshman, Emma Heller, who took 1st place in the 200 yard freestyle, and 1st place in 50 yard breaststroke; freshman Leah Corcoran took 4th place in 50 yard butterfly, and 4th place in the 100 yard medley; and freshman Tyler Volpe Knock took 5th place in 50 yard Backstroke. Junior Matt O’Sullivan took 5th place in 50 yard freestyle. Strong performances were given by the relay teams of…
It might not be "American Idol" or "The Gong Show," yet the Milton High School faculty and staff are putting on an old fashioned talent show tonight and Friday night at 7pm. What acts are you hoping to see?
Thursday, March 21
The Milton High School Faculty/Staff Talent Show will be held on Thursday, March 21 and Friday, March 22 in the Charles C. Winchester Auditorium at 7 pm. This is a great night of fun for student, parents, guardians and faculty, and it is also an important fundraiser for athletics, clubs and activities. This year’s acts are top-secret, but in the past, faculty members have wowed the audience with a dog show, singing, dancing, comedy acts and spoofs of popular TV shows. Even members of the administration have been known to grab the mike or don a pair of tap shoes to help out. Tickets are only $10 and can be purchased in advance at the Milton High School main office. – Written from a press release.
Monday, February 25, 2013
Hockey and basketball teams from Milton High School and Fontbonne Academy will participate in the MIAA tournaments that begin this week.
Fonbonne Academy and Milton High Square off in Girls Hockey The girls hockey teams from Fontbonne Academy and Milton High School will face off in the preliminary round of the MIAA Division 2 South Sectional Tournament on Tuesday, February 26. Fontbonne Academy is the 14th seed, while Milton High earned a 19th seed in the tournament. The game will be held at Shea Rink, 651 Willard Street, Quincy, at 4 p.m. The winner of this contest will play third-seeded Wellesley. Milton High Boys to Play English A year after playing for a state title, the Milton High School boys hockey team will host English on Tuesday, February 26, in the preliminary round of the MIAA Division 2 South Sectional Tournament. The Wildcats, a 15th seed, will take on the …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
An item that was initially believed to be a bullet casing, forced officials to keep Milton High School students in the same classrooms for over three hours Tuesday.
Milton High School went into a “stay in place” protocol from around 11:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, February 5. Students stayed in their classrooms and teaching continued after a student found what was believed to be a .22 caliber shell casing. Deputy Chief Charles Paris said the casing, which was turned over to the school administration Tuesday morning by a student, may have been from a ramset gun, which is a powder actuated tool, similar to a nail gun, used to fasten items to concrete or steel When the construction company doing work in the area of the school where the casing was found, reported they have not been using that tool, a “stay in place” was called. Paris said, “stay in place” differs from a lockdown in that students stay in …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Here are five things you need to know Tuesday, January 29, 2013.
Five Things you Need to Know Today is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Today is Tuesday, January 29. Here are five things you need to know. 1. Cloudy: Following an evening and night of snow and sleet, there is a slight chance similar precipitation until noon today, according to the National Weather Service. Otherwise, today will be cloudy with a high near 34. 2. Budget discussion at MHS: The Milton Public Schools administration will be making FY14 budget presentations at PTO meetings over the next two weeks. The Pierce Middle School and Milton High School presentation will be held at Milton High tonight at 7. 3. Diabetic Support Group: Today the Milton Council on Aging will host its …