The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, July 2, 2004


As summer breezes blow and the hammock beckons, the Mosquito has asked members of its Forum staff, who regularly express their opinions about town matters, to suggest some of their favorite books to while away a lazy summer afternoon. The following is the list of tantalizing titles they proposed. ...more

From the tips of the tongues of librarians and through rave Gleason reader reviews come some new and old reading, listening, and viewing delights. Indulge in the following: ...more

Last year, for the Fourth of July, the Biodiversity Corner honored the bullfrog for its part in the frog-jumping competition. (Katie Zinke's bullfrog made the winning jump of 54 inches.) This year, in keeping with the Old Home Day agricultural and rural roots theme, I wanted to dig up (only figuratively) something growing wild that has also been cultivated. ...more

Despite the loss of their starting line-up from last season, the new and young girls varsity softball team overcame the odds, and re-established its place in the Dual County League this year. It had a winning DCL record of 13-3, (placing second in the league) and an overall record of 17-6. The team only had five returning players this year, only one of which ...more

At the outset of the season, no one was sure where this year's boys lacrosse team was going. However, as the season went along the team got better and better, starting with a win over defending Dual County League champ Lincoln-Sudbury, 6-5. The Patriots rolled to a 13-4 record in the regular season and clinched a share of the DCL Championship with an 8-1 interleague ...more

With sixteen talented players, including twelve eighth graders, the Carlisle Middle School baseball team dominated play in the Nashoba Valley League this spring. The team finished 10—0, averaging 14 runs a game, while limiting their opponents to a total of only 19 runs for the season. ...more

The Carlisle Middle School softball team finished second in the Nashoba Valley League with a record of 7—3. Hanscom was our main competition; we had the opportunity to play them three times, losing to them two times by one run, but winning the final game by two runs. Our other loss was to Diamond (Lexington) which was not a league game. ...more

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