News Category: Athletics

Track & Field Thrives at NEPSTA Division III Championships

Middlesex Girls’ Track & Field placed 2nd out of 24 teams at the NEPSTA Division III Championships last weekend. Their second consecutive 2nd-place honors came from a true team showing, with nine athletes scoring points and contributing to the team score.  Middlesex athletes boasted scoring places in the sprints, hurdles, mid-distance races, jumps, and throws. Senior captains Ari Odom and Eliza…

Hunt ’17 Receives National Wrestling Hall of Fame Award for Excellence

On May 3, the National Wrestling Hall of Fame recognized Naomi Hunt ’17 as the recipient of the Massachusetts State Chapter Award for the Tricia Saunders High School Excellence Award. First presented in 2014, the TSHSEA is named for Tricia Saunders, a four-time World Champion and women’s wrestling pioneer. Saunders was the first woman to be inducted as a distinguished member of…

Wounded Warriors Sled Hockey Team to Compete at Middlesex

On Saturday, February 25th at 6pm, the 10th Mountain Division Wounded Warriors Sled Hockey Team will take to the ice in a friendly game against the adult members of the Middlesex community. They will also play a team of Middlesex students on Sunday, February 26th at 1pm.  Lead by head coach Mark McKenna, the 10th Mountain Division hails from Fort…

The Risky Business of APEDs

Whether striving for increased strength and speed, or seeking physical perfection, many people today turn to appearance and performance enhancing drugs (APEDs) that claim to promise quick results. To better inform everyone at Middlesex about the health risks involved with taking APEDs, Head Athletic Trainer Laura Darby McNally ’80 invited Brian Parker of the Taylor Hooton Foundation to speak at…

Super Bowl Sunday Surprise!

On Sunday night an energetic crowd of Middlesex students packed into Stufac to watch the Super Bowl and snack on a mountain of football-themed treats. Spirits were already high as students enjoyed the epic, back-and-forth game, but the atmosphere reached a fever pitch when our students watched this special mid-game announcement:   The “free day” is this year’s “February Surprise,”…

Super Bowl Sunday Surprise!

On Sunday night an energetic crowd of Middlesex students packed into Stufac to watch the Super Bowl and snack on a mountain of football-themed treats. Spirits were already high as students enjoyed the epic, back-and-forth game, but the atmosphere reached a fever pitch when our students watched this special mid-game announcement:   The “free day” is this year’s “February Surprise,”…

Athletics at Middlesex

Middlesex athletes go places. They move from the classroom to the field, woods, court, rink, river or slope. Many ascend from JV to Varsity. They travel together as teams, whether the rival is minutes or hours away. Others bring home New England Championships, reach the summit as All-Americans, or journey on to play at some of the elite college programs…

MX Celebrates Women in Sports

Earlier this month marked the 30th Annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day, which recognizes and celebrates the extraordinary achievements of those who have effected change and created opportunities for women and girls in sports over the past three decades. National Girls & Women in Sports Day has empowered women and girls to get moving, embrace physical activity and…