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Chiefs Take Series Lead with Friday Night Win

Billy Mottram’s two out opposite field single down the left field line scored Paul Yanakopulos, who had tripled in the bottom of the eighth inning, to give the Chiefs a 2-1 extra inning walkoff win in Game Three of Intercity League’s best of five championship series on Friday night at Morelli Field. With the win, […]

Big Papi Visits Medford Resident in Hospital

On Friday beloved Red Sox player David Ortiz took time to visit Medford resident Eric Ferrazzani, who is recovering from a spinal cord injury he suffered while on a senior trip abroad. A fundraiser for Eric is taking place Friday night at the Medford Elks. Photos courtesy Jose Flores

Chiefs Tie Playoff Series 1-1 With Lexington

Justin Silvestro’s bases loaded infield single, with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning, proved to be the difference when the Lexington Blue Sox edged the Chiefs 3-2 in the second game of their best of five Intercity League championship series. The series is now tied at one game each with the pivotal […]

Chiefs Win Playoff Series Opener

Jared Freni (pictured, right) spun a six-hitter to lead the Chiefs to a 6-0 win over the Lexington Blue Sox in Game One of the Intercity League’s best of five championship series. The big right-hander was solid from start to finish, striking out eleven batters. The game remained scoreless, although both teams had their chances, […]

Chiefs Advance to Intercity League Championships

Story Updated 10:16AM, August 20, 2014 – Bruce Tillman, special to The Andre Chiefs will be returning to the Intercity League’s Championship Series for the fourth consecutive season and the for the fifth time in the last six years. Lefty Tim Dunphy assured the franchise would make yet another trip to the late summer […]

Medford’s Last Living Olympic Gold Medal Winner Passes Away

Helen Johns Carroll, 99 Helen Eileen Johns Carroll, widow of Eugene Joseph Carroll, Jr., died July 23, 2014 at Tuomey Hospital. Born in Boston, Massachusetts on September 25, 1914, Helen was the daughter of Alice Mildred Nash Johns and Edward Joseph Johns. While in high school, Helen began to compete as a freestyle swimmer, and […]

Chiefs Open Playoffs With 8-0 Win Over Wakefield

Medford’s Andre Chiefs baseball team opened the playoffs on Friday night with an 8-0 win over the Wakefield Merchants. More details about Friday’s game are available on the Andre Chiefs’ website. The top-seeded team will face the second seed team, the Lexington Blue Sox. The Chiefs will host the game at 8:00PM at Pine Banks […]

Chiefs Clinch 2nd Straight ICL Pennant

Mike DiCato (pictured) and Jared Freni combined on a five-hit shutout, and Johnny Welch’s sixth inning triple was the difference, when the Chiefs edged the Wakefield Merchants 1-0 in the first game of a three team doubleheader to clinch the Intercity League’s 2014 regular season pennant. In the process they secured the #1 seed as […]

Registration Open for 8th Annual Granara-Skerry Pancreatic Cancer Walk/Run

The 8th Annual Granara-Skerry Pancreatic Cancer Walk/Run is taking place on Saturday, September 27. All proceeds from the event are donated to the Massachusetts General Hospital for Pancreatic Cancer research. The Run/Walk will start and end at the American Legion Hall on Winthrop Street. Registration will begin at 8:30AM. The Run will start at 10:00AM, […]

Baseball’s Challenger Division About Love of the Game

Malden All-star John Marsinelli heads to first base after getting a hit in the 2011 Challenger game. – Ron Giovino According the Wikipedia, the question of the origins of baseball has been the subject of debate and controversy for more than a century. Baseball and the other modern bat, ball and running games, cricket and […]