Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Coach & Mrs. McNeill Welcome Third Child!

Congratulations to Coach Mike McNeill and his wife, Beverly, who welcomed their third child, Ella Mae, on July 10th! Ella weighed in at 6 lbs. & 4 oz. and is doing quite well with the help of her big brother and sister. Congratulations Mike and Beverly!

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

"One on One: Talent, Hard Work & Heart Personified " by Shawn Walsh

Sandwich High School recent graduate Joey Downes
does not let a minute of the day go by without continuously
attempting to perfect his basketball skills.
Sean Walsh/ Sports

East Sandwich, Mass. - Just as the Cape’s first warblers crack the ebbing night’s silence and the sun barely begins to peak its head over the horizon, sounds virtually unheard by anyone but its maker reverberate in a dimly lit gymnasium each day.

It is the heavy, repetitive thud of leather upon finished albeit aged maple. It is the brief whisper of a nylon twine net as a 9.51-inch, 8.5-lb ball falls through it over and over again. It is the jarring squeak of rubber-soled sneakers stopping and accelerating across the dull-glazed parquet. Click HERE for complete article.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Marathon Survivor, Roseann Sdoia, To Visit SHS & STEM Academy

Sandwich HS & STEM Academy "Fall Sports Night" will be held on Thu., Aug. 20th starting a 7pm in the Sandwich High School auditorium. The meeting is mandatory for any SHS or STEM Academy student-athlete interested in participating in a sport this fall, along with a parent/guardian.

Thanks to the generosity of SHS Athletics Boosters, "Fall Sports Night" will feature guest speaker, Roseann Sdoia. Roseann was injured in the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15, 2013 and lost her right leg. Roseann will speak to our student-athletes, parents, and coaches about perseverance, overcoming adversity, and her journey since those horrific events. Mark your calendars!