Monday, February 25, 2013
Medfield Girls' Basketball wins its regular season, 61-55.
Medfield Girls' Basketball finished its regular season with a win over Oliver Ames at last week's Walpole Tourney, according to the Boston Herald. The Warriors won the game -- which was a rematch of last year's Walpole Tournament finals in which Oliver Ames spoiled Medfield's perfect season hopes with final-minute heroics -- with a score of 61-55. "We talked about that during our timeout with five seconds left," Medfield coach t Mark Nickerson told Patch after the game. "I said ‘You’ve been here before. If the old adage is true that you learn more from your mistake than you do from your successes, we should be all set.’ We just talked about what happened last year and things we can do to avoid that from happening now, and the girls did…
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Medfield over Easton in Walpole Tourney Championship.
The following ran in the Easton Patch on Feb. 21, 2013. The Oliver Ames girls' basketball team went into Wednesday night's Walpole Tournament championship game facing one final test before the Massachusetts State Tournament. They were certainly tested in more ways than one. A scrappy and relentless Medfield squad stood in the way of Oliver Ames heading into the state tournament unbeaten. The Warriors won the back-and-forth game, 61-55. The Tigers dropped to 18-1 overall. "It’s really too bad that somebody had to lose this game," Oliver Ames coach Elaine Clement-Holbrook said. "That’s just the way it goes. It’s not one of those things where everyone gets a trophy and everyone is smiling." The game was a rematch of last year's Walpole …
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Follow along as the Oliver Ames football team kicks off it's season against Medfield at Muscato Stadium.
The Oliver Ames football team kicks off its season against Medfield Saturday, September 8 at 4 p.m. in a rematch of last year's opener. Can't make the drive to the game? We have you covered - and you’ll feel like you are right in the stands. Why wait until the following day or the following week to find out about how the Oliver Ames or Medfield football team fared? Why even wait until after the game? With Patch’s Saturday Football LIVE Cover It Live blog, you can follow all the action from Saturday's game as it happens, in real time.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Oliver Ames came from behind to beat Medfield Wednesday night, 68-62 in overtime to win the Walpole Tournament.
WALPOLE – The Medfield High School girls' basketball team found out the hard way Wednesday that no lead is safe until the final buzzer sounds. Leading by five points (57-52) with 6.9 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter of Wednesday's Walpole Tournament Championship game against Oliver Ames, the Warriors couldn't stop the Tigers from forcing overtime on Candace Steadman's buzzer-beating lay-up off an inbounds pass. In the extra session, OA outscored Medfield 11-5 to pull away with the 68-62 win to claim its fourth straight Walpole Tournament title. "At the end of the game, we were in control," said Medfield head coach Mark Nickerson. "When you’re up five points with 6.9 seconds left, you’re starting to think, who’s going to be my MVP …
Friday, December 30, 2011
Oliver Ames' 14-6 run at the end of the first quarter led the Tigers to a 62-52 victory over Medfield in the championship game of the Muscato Tournament Friday.
This was the start Oliver Ames boys’ basketball coach Don Byron was looking for all along. After trailing Medfield 8-6 in the first four minutes of the Val Muscato Tournament finals, the Tigers quickly turned the corner and went on a 14-6 run to end the first quarter en route to a 62-52 victory Friday night at the Nixon Gymnasium. “That was the last thing we mentioned in the locker room,” Byron said. “We came out of the locker room [to start the game] a little bit better, which is something I was thankful for. We made it a point of emphasis and it went a long way tonight.” Although it took a little while to adjust to Medfield’s zone defenses, OA made some adjustments to counter Big Blue’s look. With Medfield’s focus primarily on Nick Bruha…