Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Veteran Tewksbury High School boys hockey coach Derek Doherty said he doesn't picture himself coaching anywhere else.
Derek Doherty enjoys winning. And he enjoys winning at his alma mater. That's why for the last 12 years and for the foreseeable future, there's no place he'd rather be. "I love to win and I love to win with Tewksbury kids," said the Tewksbury High School boys hockey coach Doherty. "It'd be pretty tough for me to go and coach somewhere else." Unfortunately for Doherty, this year he won't be able to add another state title to his resume. The Redmen were stunned by Watertown in the opening round of the North Division 2 tournament on Tuesday night. Are you a big fan of the Redmen? You'll also want to see:
Friday, February 22, 2013
The Redmen senior is hoping to use a recent loss to Wilmington as motivation for the upcoming state tournament.
Derek Petti blasted home a critical goal for the Tewksbury boys hockey team on Wednesday night against Wilmington. It wasn’t, however, a night the Redmen captain will be highlighting on his impressive hockey resume. The senior is focused on the bigger picture. While the Redmen lost to the Wildcats, 3-2, in the annual addition of the rivalry, Petti played well as has become the norm for Tewksbury. “I didn’t want anything more than to win that game,” said Petti. “We’re hoping to see them again. Two years ago we lost to Wilmington and things ended up turning out pretty well.” That year the Wildcats blew out Tewksbury before the Redmen went on to a dramatic state title win. While Petti has compiled plenty of individual and team accolades …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The Wildcats scored with 1:38 to play in the third period to earn a 3-2 boys hockey win over Tewksbury.
The Tewksbury boys hockey team lost the game it looks forward to play all year. But the Redmen know that if they hope to return to the state championship game, there's a chance they may get the opportunity for revenge. Wilmington used a goal with 1:38 left in the game to earn a 3-2 victory on Wednesday night. The game was the final one of the season for Tewksbury, which will find out its playoff position this weekend. The Wildcats are widely considered the favorites to repeat in Division 2 this year, though the Redmen could have a say in that if the teams cross paths in the bracket. “Tewksbury-Wilmington has a lot of history to it. You want to win these games. The kids get pumped up for it, the towns get pumped up for it and we do as …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Tewksbury's boys hockey team visits Wilmington in the latest version of the heated rivalry game.
Wednesday is one of the games hockey fans in the area look forward to all season long. Tewksbury travels to Wilmington's Ristuccia Arena for the annual version of a heated rivalry. Puck drops at 8 p.m. between the heavyweight programs, and Patch will be there providing updates throughout the game. Be sure to following Tewksbury Patch and sports editor Matt Schooley on Twitter throughout the game. In the meantime, here are some facts you need to know heading into the tilt. Championship caliber. The game consists of the last two Division 2 state champions. Two years ago Tewksbury toppled Franklin at TD Garden with a 2-1 overtime victory. Then last year, it was the Wildcats beating Franklin, 3-1,behind Cam Owens' hat trick. Based on this …