Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Josh Patkin finished the game with game high 16 points. Nick Couroupacis finished with 13 points. Tim O’Halloran had 15 points in his first varsity start.
No matter how many times the Attleboro High boys' basketball team tried to run up the score against Foxborough, the Warriors were the team that wouldn't go away. At the start of the first and second halves, the Warriors found themselves down by nine-10 points before cutting the lead drastically both times. Yet the third time was the charm for the Blue Bombardiers as they pulled away again late in the game to win 65-59, Tuesday night. After starting out the first quarter by giving up 12 points, the Warriors showed resillance by slowly climbing back into the game. Starting for the first time on the varsity level in place of the suspended Jeff McPherson, Tim O’Halloran kicked started a 10-2 run with a couple of three pointers to help the …
Saturday, December 17, 2011
The Foxborough Warrior boys' basketball team looks to leave their mark in one of the most competitive leagues in the state.
If not for the controversial Sullivan Rule that gives tournament births to teams with a record above .500, against teams in their division or lower despite their overall record, the Foxborough Warriors could of never snuck into the MIAA Division 3 South Sectional Tournament with only four wins. One year later, the Warriors are looking to make a bigger impact with a stronger team and more experienced leadership. The Warriors already have a game under their belt with an 82-18 win over Hampden Charter of Chicope. Normally a team would feel good about holding a team to 18 points, but the toughest challenges have yet to come for Foxborough. “They’re feeling good about themselves, but they understand that Friday night is going to be a lot …
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Lisa Downs is the new Foxborough girls' basketball coach.
Lisa Downs is the new Foxborough girls' basketball coach. The former Foxborough girls' junior varsity basketball coach, was hired Wednesday to replace Behn, who left last month to head up the UMass-Lowell women's basketball team. Downs, a skilled athlete, played basketball at UMass-Dartmouth, formally named Southeastern Massachusetts University. Foxborough is home to Downs and is where her children currently attend school.
Saturday, March 5, 2011
Warrior girls' basketball season ends with 62-41 loss to Hopkinton
The Foxborough girls' basketball season ended Friday night as the Warriors were eliminated from the MIAA Division 2 Girls’ Basketball tournament. Facing fourth-seeded Hopkinton Hillers, the Warriors put up a fight early but, could not keep up with the Hillers, losing 62-41. Both teams started the game with quick baskets as Foxborough senior Kayleen Whall picked up where she left off on Wednesday with a fast two-points to start off the game. Both teams would go back and forth trading baskets as Hopkinton showed that they could also play an aggressively defensive game similar to Foxborough. Tied with a little over a minute to go in the first quarter, Hopkinton made Foxborough pay for turning the ball over with a five point surge to break a …
Thursday, March 3, 2011
Foxboro girls upset the Lakers 57-39 in the opening round of the MIAA Girls Basketball Division 2 tournament.
Going into the postseason, the 11-9 Foxboro Warriors were considered underdogs in their matchup against the 15-5 Silver Lake Lakers. Watching them play on Wednesday night, it would be difficult to see how they were considered the underdogs. “We play good defense pretty much the whole game and we had pretty balanced scoring so I was really please to come on the road and play a tough team and come out on top with a good margin” said Warriors basketball coach Sarahh Behn. Behind good shooting and solid defensive play, the Warriors would upset the Lakers 57-39 in the opening round of the MIAA Girls Basketball Division 2 tournament. Foxboro would come out strong right from the tip off. Starting the game with a 6-0 run, the Warriors did a good …
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Warriors make the most of their second chance by defeating O'Bryant.
The Foxborough boys' basketball team clinched a spot in the MIAA Division 3 South Sectional Tournament today by beating O'Bryant, 52-50. The Stars: The Foxborough boys' varsity basketball team took care of business today against O'Bryant. Foxborough's leading scorer, Nick Couroupacis, led their offensive attack, helping Foxborough to maintain their lead over O'Bryant throughout the game. The Turning Point: The second half of the game was a true team effort from Foxborough. Foxborough senior center, Jimmy Morse, came off of the bench explosive, rebounding for four points within the first minute. Morse and Couroupacis continued their streak of big plays in the second half and Foxborough's team defense was strong, holding the lead over O'…