Tuesday, March 12, 2013
A win against Franklin tonight will mean a trip to the TD Garden in Boston.
It's been six days since the Oliver Ames hockey team has played in a game. But, according to OA coach Jim Sullivan after a Monday practice, the Tigers are feeling fresh, well-rested, and unaffected by the delay caused by last week's storm. "We set up a few things to get a few things ready," he said. "We want to be ready. I don’t think the layoff is going to bother us. They might think it is but I don’t think so. I think we’re ready to play." OA is playing Franklin tonight at 5 in the South Sectional Finals at Gallo Arena in Bourne. The winner will play at the TD Garden for the state title on Sunday. It is the second time the two Hockomock League teams have met this season. On Feb. 6, OA defeated Franklin, 3-1. The No. 4 Tigers are coming …
Saturday, November 10, 2012
For the second straight year, the Lady Tigers will make an appearance in the South Sectional Finals with a 1-0 win over No. 2 Needham Friday night.
For the second straight year, the Oliver Ames girls' soccer team will make a trip to the South Sectional Finals. The Tigers beat No. 2 Needham, 1-0 Friday night in Taunton thanks to Senior Captain Kendall Andrew's goal in the 14th minute of the second half. "We’re just thrilled and Kendall Andrew - she’s a senior going to PC next year," Oliver Ames coach Britt Sellmayer said. "She played an aweful lot of dirty stuff in the midfield but when she got that one opportunity she placed it. She’s a great player." Andrew broke what was a defensive battle to that point. For OA, Lexi Soucie, Nicole Taylor, Clarrissa Romero and Allison Brennan were able to keep the ball away from the net, miinimizing shots on goal to goalkeeper Nora MacLaine. "They …
Sunday, November 4, 2012
The Tigers beat Brockton, 3-2 Sunday and advanced to play Whitman Hanson Tuesday.
It certainly wasn't easy, but the Oliver Ames girls' soccer team was able to squeak by Brockton Sunday evening in a thrilling MIAA South Sectional first round match-up. Propelled by Clarissa Romero's second goal of the game with 8:41 remaining, Oliver Ames beat Brockton 3-2 and advanced to the South Sectional quarterfinals where they'll play Whitman Hanson Tuesday night. "They gave us all we could handle," OA coach Britt Sellmayer said. "We got one more chance than they did and we took care of it. Both teams had a lot of chances." The Tigers took advantage of their chances in the first half. Freshman Delaney Benton scored with an assist from Nikki Taylor at the 24:43 mark of the first half to give the Tigers a 1-0. Shortly after, at the …
No. 6 Oliver Ames fell to No. 3 Sandwich on the road Sunday afternoon.
Heading into Sunday's South Sectional quartefinal match-up against Oliver Ames, the 17-2 Sandwich field hockey team had a reputation for being unstoppable at home. In fact, the Blue Knights hadn't lost a home game all year. Unfortunately for OA, Sandwich lived up to it's reputation. Oliver Ames fell to the No. 3 seed, 2-0, and ended its season with a 16-4-2 overall record. "I thought we did pretty good getting out to a fast start but we couldn’t get the ball into the net be consistent," OA coach Janice Sundell said. "Sandwich kind of wore us down a bit and took over and we were on our heals for the rest of the game." Sandwich drew first blood with a Erin Gendreau goal less than 10 minutes into the game. With 11 minutes left in the first …
Saturday, November 3, 2012
The Tigers will face Sandwich Sunday at 1 p.m.
The Oliver Ames field hockey team jumped ahead early Friday night and never looked back. OA's Alecia Alleyne scored with an assist from Katie Tighe with 26:43 remaining in the first half to give the Tigers a 1-0 lead over No. 11 Falmouth. As it turned out, that was all OA would need. The Tigers finished the game with a 3-0 victory. With the win, the No. 6 seeded Tigers advanced in the MIAA Div. 1 South Sectional tournament and will travel to No. 3 Sandwich Sunday at 1 p.m. for a quarterfinals match-up. Sandwich defeated No. 14 Dighton Rehoboth Friday afternoon, 5-1. Missy Krim and Jackie Healy scored in the first half for OA Friday. Hannah Friend finished the game with an assist.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Both teams were given a 6 seed in the South Secontional Tourney.
The Oliver Ames boys' and girls' soccer teams both received a bye in the first round of the MIAA Div. I South Sectional Tournament with a No. 6 seed. Both teams will play at Muscato Stadium Sunday afternoon and evening. The girls will take on the winner of No. 11 Durfee and No. 22 Brockton at 4 p.m. The Lady Tigers finished the regular season 14-3-1 overall and 12-3-1 - good enough for second in the Davenport Division. At 6 p.m., the OA boys will take to the field to face the winner of No. 11 Franklin and No. 22 Catholic Memorial. The Tigers finished the year with a 13-2-4 overall record and a 12-1-3 overall record in the Hockomock League. For a full look at the brackets, click here.
Friday, October 26, 2012
Schools are broken into six divisions for high school football, starting in 2013, after a MIAA vote was taken Friday.
This could be the last year of regional champions in high school football after the MIAA member schools voted 161-131 in favor of a new playoff format, which would crown state champions, starting with the 2013 season, according to the Boston Herald. The plan was previously approved by the MIAA Football Committee and Tournament Management Committee, but needed a vote of approval from the general assembly, which took place Friday morning at Assabet Valley Regional in Marlboro. After two years of the pilot program, the plan will be reviewed. Highlights of the plan include: What it means locally: A copy of the MIAA proposal and a full breakdown of divisions are posted in the media galery.
Friday, March 9, 2012
The Tigers were out-shot, 40-13 in the loss.
For the second year in a row, Hockomock foe Franklin (18-2-3) knocked off the Oliver Ames hockey team (13-5-4) in the South Sectional Semi-Finals, ending the season for the Tigers. Franklin can thank two quick goals and a dominant first round for setting the tone in the 4-1 win. "I think we were a little over confident when we came out, but they just handed it right to us and we weren’t ready for it," Oliver Ames coach Jim Sullivan said. Franklin's Evan Stawarz, a senior, was assisted by senior Adam Hall with 5:28 left to play in the first period. A short time later, with 2:29 left, Senior Ryan Garland was assisted by freshman Justin Miller to make the score 2-0 after a period. Franklin was also able to hold the Tigers scoreless throughout…
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Tigers play complete game en route to a 65-48 win. OA will now face Stoughton in the next round
The Oliver Ames boys basketball team proved Thursday night that they don't submit to pressure. In fact, when pressure is at its highest, the Tigers are at their best. No. 9 Oliver Ames traveled to Falmouth and toppled the top ranked team in the MIAA South Sectionals, 65-48, to advance to the South Sectional Semi-Finals. "Honestly, I can’t remember a better played game by any team I’ve had since I’ve been here," OA coach Don Byron said. "It was the whole package. Defensively, I thought we were really, really good the whole night. 32 minutes of good hard defense. We rebounded well. We distributed on offense really well. We made great choices on the offensive side." With the win, and riding the momentum, the Tigers will play Stoughton in the …
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