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5.1-5.7

Congratulations to Girls Soccer Coach, Carl Tarabelli on being named 
MIAA Girls Soccer Coach of the Year!!

On Thursday, NHS Student-Athletes and Coaches were able take part in a workshop on 
"Mindfulness and Pure Performance" with George Mumford.  
Mumford, author of the book The Mindful Athleteis best known as the Zen Master for NBA Hall of Fame Coach, Phil Jackson! After the presentation, George stayed and worked with some of our spring teams! 

Special thanks the the Booster Club and PTC for making this great event possible!




Girls Lacrosse (10-3)  Rockets climb to #2 in the polls and have clinched a postseason berth!
http://www.bostonherald.com/sports/high_school/high_school_insider/2017/05/high_school_girls_lacrosse_needham_offense_too_much#.WQ8Eokf6y34.twitter
5/2/2017 @ Milton W 15-6
5/4/2017 vs Norwood W 16-6
5/6/2017 @ NDA W 14-7
Girls celebrate win over NDA with Coach O'Brien and her grandkids!



Boys Lacrosse (10-2) Boys Ranked in the Top 10 in all polls have clinched a playoff spot!
http://needham.wickedlocal.com/sports/20170503/needham-boys-lacrosse-team-is-taking-care-of-business
5/2/2017 vs Milton W 17-2
5/4/2017 @ Norwood 18-2
5/6/2017 vs St. John's Prep W 16-10
Picturesque Scene at NHS Saturday Night!


Boys Volleyball (15-0)  Undefeated Rockets Ranked #1 in Mass took down #2 Westfield Friday
http://needham.wickedlocal.com/sports/20170504/needham-boys-volleyball-remains-unbeaten
5/1/2017 vs Brookline W 3-0
5/2/2017 vs Xaverian W 3-0
5/3/2017 @ Weymouth W 3-0
5/5/2017 @ #2 Westfield W 3-2




Girls Track & Field (1-4) 
http://needham.wickedlocal.com/sports/20170503/needham-track-and-field-impresses-at-division-1-relays
5/3/2017 vs Braintree L 71-65
5/3/2017 vs Weymouth L 75-61
5/6/2017 MSTCA Fr/So Meet    Trintje Nydam 4th in 400! Ana Keene 3rd in Mile! Claudia Sesso 5th in LJ! 4x100 took 4th!
5/6/2017 Weston Twilight    Nicole Stevens 3rd in 400 Hurdles in new school record time of 1:05.96!


Boys Track & Field (2-3) 
http://needham.wickedlocal.com/sports/20170503/needham-track-and-field-impresses-at-division-1-relays
5/3/2017 vs Braintree W 92-43
5/3/2017 vs Weymouth L 72-64
5/6/2017 MSTCA Fr/So Meet    Cam McLeod 3rd in the Mile! 4x400  took 3rd!
5/6/2017 Weston Twilight  Steve Flanagan 4th in the Mile! Matt Maio 5th in the 2K Steeplechase!


Baseball (5-6) Rockets will play at Campinelli Stadium (Home of the Brockton Rox) on Monday vs Weymouth!
5/1/2017 vs Newton North L 2-1 * 8 Innings
5/3/2017 @ Framingham L 8-5
5/4/2017 @ Norwood L 3-2


Softball (4-6) 
5/1/2017 @ Newton North L
5/3/2017 vs Framingham W 7-1  Lucy Colarusso with a 3 run HR and Julia May K'd 9 Flyers!


Girls Tennis (4-3)
5/1/2017 vs Braintree W 4-1
5/2/2017 @ Framingham W 4-1
5/3/2017 vs Walpole W 3-2
5/4/2017 @ Wellesley L 5-0


Boys Tennis (4-4)
5/1/2017 @ Braintree W 5-0
5/2/2017 vs Framingham W 5-0
5/3/2017 @ Walpole W 5-0
5/4/2017 vs Wellesley L 4-1
Michael Peress in action vs Wellesley


Boys Rugby (1-2)
5/3/2017 vs Xaverian L 53-24



Visit http://nhs.needham.k12.ma.us/athletics for Rockets Athletic news, updates, forms, links, and complete team schedules.  Please also view NHS Boosters Athletic Events Photo Galleries at http://www.davearnoldphotography.com for Needham HS athletes and teams in action.

Additional sites to check for more in-depth information and stories are the Needham Times online at http://www.wickedlocal.com/needham/sports/high_school, Hometown Weekly http://hometownweekly.net/index145.htm the Needham Patch online at http://needham.patch.com/sports, and the Needham Channel YouTube site atwww.youtube.com/user/TheNeedhamChannel


NHS Athletic Events Schedule 
5.8-5.14
Home Varsity Events (All Other Home Events)
Away Varsity Events (All Other Away Events)
Home Varsity Night Events
Middle School Events
Baseball Game at Campinelli Stadium in Brockton
Southern Maine Ultimate Tournament
Day, DateStartTeam(s)H/AOpponent(s)/EventLocationBus Depart
Monday
5/8/20173:30 PMBoys MS VolleyballAwayBoston Latin SchoolBoston Latin HS2:35 PM
5/8/20173:30 PMGirls FR LacrosseHomeWellesley HSNeedham/Memorial
5/8/20173:45 PMJV BaseballHomeWeymouth HSNeedham/Memorial
5/8/20173:45 PMFR BaseballHomeBrookline HSNeedham/DeFazio
5/8/20173:45 PMV/JV SoftballAwayWeymouth HSWeymouth HS2:45 PM
5/8/20173:45 PMMS SoftballHomeCurtis MS (Sudbury)Pollard MS
5/8/20173:45 PMBoys V/JV TennisHomeWeymouth HSV-NHS/JV-Newman
5/8/20173:45 PMGirls V/JV TennisAwayWeymouth HSWeymouth HS2:45 PM
5/8/20173:45 PMCoed MS TrackAwayDedham MSDedham HS2:35 PM
5/8/20173:45/5:30PMBoys JV/V LacrosseAwayCatholic Memorial HSCatholic Memorial3:00 PM
5/8/20173:45 PMCoed MS UltimateAwayShady Hill School MSShady Hill School2:35 PM
5/8/20174:00 PMBoys JV2 LacrosseHomeWellesley HSNeedham/High Rock
5/8/20174:00/5:30 PMBoys V/JV VolleyballAwayWellesley HSWellesley HS2:45 PM
5/8/20175:15/6:45PMGirls JV/V LacrosseHomeNorwell HSNeedham/Memorial
5/8/20177:00 PMVar BaseballHomeWeymouth HSCampinelli Stadium (Brockton)5:15 PM
Tuesday
5/9/20173:45 PMGirls V/JV TennisHomeNDA-HinghamV-NHS/JV-Newman
5/9/20173:45 PMCoed MS UltimateHomeOttoson MS ArlingtonPollard MS
5/9/20174:00 PMFR BaseballAwayNorwood HSNorwood/Wilson2:45 PM
5/9/20174:00 PMBoys Var LacrosseHomeDedham HSNeedham/Memorial
5/9/20174:00/5:30PMGirls V/JV LacrosseAwayDedham HSDedham HS3:00 PM
5/9/20174:00 PMCoed SailingAwayMBL Race DayCommunity Boating, Inc. (Boston)2:45 PM
5/9/20174:00 PMBoys Ultimate AAwayMasconomet Regional HSMasconomet Regional HS2:45 PM
5/9/20174:15 PMCoed Water PoloAwayPhillips Academy (Andover)Phillips Academy (Andover)2:45 PM
Wednesday
5/10/20173:45 PMV/JV BaseballHomeBraintree HSV-Memorial/JV-DeFazio
5/10/20173:45 PMV/JVSoftballAwayBraintree HSV-Flaherty School/JV-Braintree HS2:45 PM
5/10/20173:45 PMMS SoftballAwayLincoln MSLincoln MS2:35 PM
5/10/20173:45 PMBoys V/JV TennisHomeMilton HSV-NHS/JV-Newmna
5/10/20173:45 PMGirls V/JV TennisAwayMilton HSMilton HS3:00 PM
5/10/20173:45 PMBoys & Girls Track & FieldHomeFramingham HSNeedham/DeFazio
5/10/20174:00 PMBoys JV2 LacrosseAwayFramingham HSFramingham/Galvani3:00 PM
5/10/20174:00 PMGirls FR LacrosseHomeFramingham HSNeedham/Cricket
5/10/20174:00/5:30 PMBoys V/JV VolleyballHomeNewton North HSNHS A Gym
Thursday
5/11/20173:30 PMCoed Water PoloHomeDurfee HSBabson College
5/11/20173:45 PMFR BaseballHomeWeymouth HSNeedham/DeFazio
5/11/20173:45 PMV/JV SoftballAwayBrookline HSBrookline/Cypress2:45 PM
5/11/20173:45 PMCoed MS Track & FieldHomeTri Meet W/ Ursuline and BigelowNeedham/DeFazio
5/11/20173:45 PMBoys MS VolleyballAwayBrookline Baker MSBrookline Baker MS2:35 PM
5/11/20173:45 PMCoed MS UltimateHomeShady Hill School MSPollard MS
5/11/20174:00 PMBoys V/JV2 LacrosseAwayBrookline HSBrookline/Downes Field2:45 PM
5/11/20174:00/5:30PMGirls V/JV LacrosseHomeBrookline HSNeedham/Memorial
5/11/20174:00/5:30PMBoys V/JV RugbyAwayLincoln Sudbury R.H.SLincoln-Sudbury HS2:45 PM
5/11/20174:00/5:30PMBoys V/JV VolleyballAwayNorwood HSNorwood HS2:45 PM
5/11/20174:00 PMBoys Ultimate AHomeConcord Carlisle RHSNeedham/Newman
5/11/20174:00 PMGirls UltimateAwayNewton South HSNewton South HS3:00 PM
5/11/20174:15 PMBoys JV1 LacrosseAwaySaint John's HSSt. Johns HS (Shrewsbury)3:00 PM
Friday
5/12/20173:45 PMVar BaseballAwayBoston English HSBoston English HS2:45 PM
5/12/20173:45 PMFR BaseballHomeBraintree HSNeedham/DeFazio
5/12/20173:45 PMV/JV SoftballHomeNorwood HSNeedham/Claxton #1 & #2
5/12/20173:45 PMBoys V/JV TennisHomeNewton North HSV-NHS/JV-Needham
5/12/20173:45 PMGirls V/JV TennisAwayNewton North HSNewton North HS3:00 PM
5/12/20174:00 PMGirls FR LacrosseAwayWeymouth HSWeymouth/Legion Field2:45 PM
5/12/20174:00 PMBoys JV2 LacrosseAwayNatick HSNatick HS3:00 PM
Saturday
5/13/201711:00 AMVar BaseballHomeBoston English HSNeedham/Memorial
5/13/20179:00 AMBoys Ultimate AAwaySouthern Maine InvitePortland, ME
Sunday
5/14/20179:00 AMBoys Ultimate AAwaySouthern Maine InvitePortland, ME
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