Boys Sports’ History

St. Mary’s Sports History by John Vellante, St. Mary’s Class of 1962 The last touchdown has been scored…the last pitch thrown…the last basketball dribbled. And now all that remains are memories. Good memories. Ah, yes, memories. Memories of the Boston Garden where little St. Mary’s High of Waltham thrilled thousands with its cinderella-like basketball heroics. Memories […]

Girls’ Basketball History

St. Mary’s Girls’ Basketball, 1956-1970 by Claire Nolan In November of 1955, two nuns, Sister Monica and Sister Marie Adrienne, appeared at the door of the gym at North Junior High School and said they were going to start a basketball team at St. Mary’s. Little did I realize at the time the drive, the determination […]

Tech Tournament 1961

Upset Win by St. Mary’s Sets New High in Tech Drama By John Vellante, Globe Staff Down through the years, that annual March basketball carnival they call the Tech Tournament has provided thrills by the thousands. Few though, can equal those felt by a capacity Boston Garden crowd on March 11, 1961 – 10 years […]