Monday, February 25, 2013
The Red Hawks went 13-7 during the regular season.
The MIAA Boys Basketball State Tournament brackets have been released, and 11th-seeded Natick will travel to 6th-seeded North Quincy on Thursday in a Division 1 South Sectional matchup. The game is slated for a 7 p.m. tip-off. Natick went 13-7 during the regular season, while North Quincy, who plays in the Patriot League, finished the regular season at 15-5. The winner will face the winner of the (3)BC High/(14) Braintree game that will be played on Wednesday at BC High. In other Red Hawks news, the boys hockey team also qualified for the postseason, but are waiting on the results of the Super 8 Play-in games to see where they will play. They're expected to find out tonight, according to Natick Athletic Director Tim Collins. Join the …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
A symposium on "Racist Stereotypes and Cultural Appropriation in American Sports" at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian was highly critical of the name of the Washington Redskins, a controversy familiar to Natick residents.
The Washington Post reported nearly two weeks ago about the "Racist Stereotypes and Cultural Appropriation in American Sports” forum that took place at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. About a dozen mostly academic speakers spoke at the symposium, and together they demanded that the NFL's Washington Redskins change their name, while one museum trustee even urged people to boycott the team and their sponsors if they don't. The ongoing controversy surrounding Native American mascots in sports is familiar to Natick. Natick High School became the Redmen in 1957 when Silvio Mandino began using the moniker as a young journalist covering NHS athletics. Redmen remained the Natick High mascot for 51 years, until the school …
Monday, January 7, 2013
The Natick High School boys and girls hockey teams are sponsoring the event in memory of their late teammate and friend.
The Natick High School boys and girls hockey teams will be sponsoring the First Annual Justin Bailey Memorial Food Drive on Wednesday from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at William Chase Arena. Donations collected at this event, which is named in memory of the 17-year-old Natick High hockey player who died suddenly last year, will benefit the Natick Service Council Food Pantry. Be sure to take a look at the flyer to see the items that are most needed. The boys hockey team will host Norwood at 7:40 p.m. Admission for the game is $5, so people are encouraged to bring their non-perishable food items and stay for the game to show support for the Redhawks.