Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Wilmington loses to Tewksbury, 4-3, after losing 3-0 advantage.
It wasn't exactly an offensive explosion but four runs in the fifth inning was enough to carry the Tewksbury High baseball team to a 4-3 road win over Wilmington High on Opening Day. Matt Skotz had two of Tewksbury's four hits, including a two-run single in the first. Cam Oliveira added a sacrifice fly and Dom Rosado was plunked by a pitch with the bases loaded to force in a run. John Chotkowski was strong on the mound for the Redmen, going the distance, while scattering seven hits and striking out nine. Wilmington's Tim Woods pitched a strong game, allowing just the four hits. Woods was cruising along until running into trouble in the fifth. Phil Lentini and Cole Peffer had two hits each to pace the Wildcat offense. The Wildcats had some …
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
A look at why Wilmington is better than Tewksbury.
Tewksbury Local Editor Bill Gilman mapped out why he thinks his town is better than Wilmington. With all due respect to Bill, he couldn't be more wrong. When it comes to this border rivalry, Wilmington takes the cake. For about 80 years, the Redmen and Wildcats have battled on the gridiron on Thanksgiving Day, and this year is no different. The teams kickoff at 10 a.m. in Tewksbury and the crowd should be massive and raucous as always. The towns are rivals on the field, on the court, and on ice, but it runs deeper than that. There is a natural rivalry overall between the towns, which is why we present to you five reasons why Wilmington is indeed the superior town in this battle. 1. The Fourth of July. Wilmington is famous for not just one …
Friday, November 26, 2010
Photos from the Thanksgiving Day rivalry game.
After a satisfying season (8-3), the Wilmington Wildcats experienced disappointment on home ground Thanksgiving Day. The big rivalry game against Tewksbury ended with the Redmen on top, winning 26-21. While the Wildcats fought valiantly in the fourth quarter, they lost after a myriad of penalties and turnovers that hindered the team during the earlier part of the game. For more on the game, click here.