Nine Watertown High School Athletes Named Winter Middlesex League All-Stars

A belated look at the Watertown High School students who stood out during the winter season. Nine Raiders were selected as Middlesex League All-Stars. Boys Basketball: Devon Breen and Gevork Karapetyan

Girls Basketball: Taylor Lambo

Girls Ice Hockey: Elizabeth Loftus and Margaret Driscoll

Wrestling: Jason Santos and Leah Knipper-Davis

Indoor Track: Kai Landry and Rose Muldrew

Note: the boys ice hockey team did not play in the Middlesex League this year.

WHS Sports: Wrestlers & Track Compete in State Meets, Girls Hockey End Strong

The winter sports season headed to the postseason, and Watertown had several teams competing in state competitions. Trio of Wrestlers Compete at Divisional Meet

After a successful Div. 3 Central Section meet, Watertown sent several wrestlers to the Div. 3 Meet in Wayland. Junior Davtyan went 1-2 in the meet in the 145 pound class, winning the first consolation bracket match with a pin after falling in the first round match.

Former Watertown Track Coach to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Former Watertown High School Cross Country Coach Tom Wittenhagen will be honored with the MSTCA Lifetime Achievement Award this spring. He retired this year after 47 years coaching and teaching in town. He is shown here with James Piccirilli, left, and Emily Koufos after the 2016 All-State Cross Country Meet. During his 47 years teaching and coaching in Watertown, Tom Wittenhagen impacted hundreds of students, and his commitment will be recognized by the Massachusetts State Track Coaches Association. “Coach Witt,” who retired during the last school year, received word recently that he will receive the 2019 MSTCA Lifetime Achievement Award.

Watertown High School Runner Makes All-Scholastic Team

Watertown junior Mange Camara was named to the Boston Globe’s All-Scholastic team in the 400 meters. Here he ran in the 2018 Div. 4 Outdoor Track Meet. Watertown senior Mange Camara made the Boston Globe’s boy’s outdoor track All-Scholastic team. Camara, who will be running for Northeastern University next year, made the All-Scholastic team after winning the 400 meters at the All-State Meet, at the Div.

Council Approves Funds to Design Victory Field Track Improvements

An overhead view of the planned renovation of the courts and track area at Victory Field. The renovation of the track and courts area at Victory Field took a major step forward Tuesday night when the Town Council approved funds to start the final designs. The Council unanimously approved spending $284,500 to allow the Victory Field Phase II project to proceed. The first phase was the renovation of the football and baseball areas at the sports complex on Orchard Street. The plan includes installing a new natural grass field in the center of the oval, and a new rubber track and subsurface, said Glenn Howard, project architect from CDM Smith.

Watertown Runners, High Jumper Compete Against Nation’s Best

Watertown senior Mange Camara sprinted to a second place finish in the Emerging Elite Competition at the 2019 New Balance Outdoor Nationals. Pictured, Camara won the 200 meters at the 2018 MIAA Div. 4 Outdoor Track Meet. Watertown’s Mange Camara closed out his high school track career by showing he can compete with the best high school runners in the nation. Camara, a senior, was joined by several other athletes at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals in Greensboro, N.C., this weekend.

WHS Sports: Track Star Wins State Title, Lacrosse Teams Make Tourney

Watertown’s Mange Camara won the 400 meters at the All-State Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Here he competes in the 2018 Div. 4 Meet. Watertown sprinter Mange Camara added another state championship to his list of titles. The senior won the 400 meter event at the All-State Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Westfield State on Saturday.