It’s a christmas day edition of Raider Friday Trivia and let me again wish everyone out there celebrating today a very merry christmas! Anyway, today’s question is… what Raider team played in the first game ever in the new high school gym? Answer later tonight!
On behalf of well myself I want to wish all the Wellesley Sports Blitz readers out there a merry christmas and happy holidays no matter what holiday you partake in. May you spend it with loved ones and friends and have happy times in the process. Whether you’ve been a reader since day 1 or are just now finding this blog, the readers are what make this blog go and the support since I started this blog has been much more than I could’ve imagined and I just wanted to thank everyone and hope that 2016 brings even more Wellesley sports memories to be shared!
Well in the last day of games before christmas it was a busy one with both hockey teams battling Walpole and wrestling taking on the Milton Wildcats. Would all the teams be able to head into the holiday on a high note, let’s find out!
Results for 12-23-15
Boys Hockey: Walpole 2 Wellesley 1
Girls Hockey: Wellesley 3 Walpole 1
Wrestling: Milton 45 Wellesley 34
Another very exciting day of Raider sports action with just 2 days left to go till Christmas, as boys and girls basketball played in a double header at Walpole meanwhile boys swimming played host to Reading. Could the 3 teams complete a clean sweep, let’s find out!
Results for 12-22-15
Boys Swimming: Wellesley 94 Reading 87
Girls Basketball: Wellesley 34 Walpole 21
Boys Basketball: Walpole 72 Wellesley 59 (OT)
On this Monday of Christmas week there was only one event as Gymnastics played host to Walpole. The Raiders were coming off an opening night win against Weymouth yesterday and were looking to keep the early season success going, would they be successful, let’s find out!
Result for 12-21-15
Gymnastics: Wellesley 129 Walpole 115.45
So as mentioned before there was one event that took place today in Raider Nation as Gymnastics played host to Weymouth this evening. Would the Raiders be able to come out on top against the Wildcats, let’s find out.
Result for 12-20-15
Gymnastics: Wellesley 130.8 Weymouth 122.05
As we enter christmas week and winter vacation there is still game action especially early this week. By the way speaking of game action we actually will have a Sunday Raider Recap later tonight as Gymnastics is in action. Anyway here’s the weeks schedule.
Gymnastics vs. Walpole (Exxcel) 8 pm
Girls Basketball @ Walpole 5:30 pm
Boys Basketball @ Walpole 7 pm
Boys Swimming vs. Reading (Babson) 7 pm
Girls Hockey vs. Walpole (Babson) 6:40 pm
Wrestling vs. Milton 7 pm
Boys Hockey @ Walpole (Rodman Arena) 8 pm
Well today was all about the hockey teams in Raider Nation as the boys and girls took on Weymouth with the boys looking to stay unbeaten while the girls were looking to bounce back after a tough loss to Needham. Would both prevail, let’s find out!
Results for 12-19-15
Girls Hockey: Wellesley 8 Weymouth 0
Boys Hockey: Wellesley 6 Weymouth 4
So we have quite a bit of action to get to today but first it is time for the answer for round 2 of Raider Trivia Friday. The answer is… 2004 as the Raider football team hosted and defeated Brookline in the first ever home night game played under rented lights at Hunnewell Field. Now on to the recap. As I said there was quite a bit of action today as boys swimming hosted Bishop Feehan and then both basketball teams took on Weymouth with the girls looking to remain undefeated while the boys looked to bounce back from a tough loss, would they all come out on top, let’s find out.
Results for 12-18-15
Boys Swimming: Wellesley 99 Bishop Feehan 73
Boys Basketball: Wellesley 57 Weymouth 51
Girls Basketball: Wellesley 48 Weymouth 30
So with today actually being Friday it’s time for round 2 this week of Raider Friday Trivia and today’s question is… what year did the Raider football team first play a night home game? The answer in tonight’s Raider Recap.