Rockets Review: Wellesley-Needham Rivalry up for Best in US, Coach Recognized

A quick look at Needham High School sports action over the past week.

Needham vs Wellesley is up for Best High School Football Rivalry in the Country!

Voting for the top rivalry at the State level will end at 11 a.m. on Monday (12/3), and if Needham vs Wellesley wins MA, regional voting will start this Wednesday (12/5) and run through Wednesday, 12/12.

Vote now for Needham vs Wellesley (the oldest Public School game in the country, beginning in 1882) at: http://contest.usatodayhss.com/vote/ma 
National winners will split a $10,000 First Prize and the 2013 game will be covered live by the USA Today!

NHS Boys Soccer Head Coach Don Brock Recognized by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America!

In recognition of Coach Brock's commitment to his students and athletes over his 50+ year coaching and teaching career, 1971 Needham HS graduate Doug Williamson, who is now the Assistant Director of Coaching Education for the NSCAA, submitted the following story to the NSCAA for publication: www.nscaa.com/news/2012/11/lessons-learned-in-the-high-school-ranks

Please see below the full slate of action for all NHS teams through December 8th and check http://nhs.needham.k12.ma.us/athletics for Rockets Athletic news, updates, forms, links, and complete team schedules.  Needham HS Athletics is also now on Twitter!  Follow us @NHSRockets.

Home Varsity Scrimmages (All other Home HS Events)Away Varsity Scrimmages (All other Away HS Events)Varsity Season Openers

Date Time Team(s) H/A Opponent(s)/Event Facility Bus Depart Tues             12/4/12 4:00PM Girls Var Basketball H Scrimmage vs Newton South HS Needham HS A Gym   12/4/12 5:30PM Girls JV Basketball H Scrimmage vs Newton South HS Needham HS A Gym   12/4/12 6:30PM Boys Var/JV Basketball A Scrimmages vs Concord Carlisle HS Concord Carlisle HS 5:00pm               Wed             12/5/12 4:00PM Girls Varsity Ice Hockey A Scrimmage vs Watertown HS Watertown - Ryan Arena 2:45pm 12/5/12 8:00PM Boys Varsity Ice Hockey A Scrimmage vs Winchester HS Woburn - O'Brien Rink 6:30pm               Sat             12/8/12 9:00AM Wrestling - Season Openers H Quad Meet vs Belmont, Boston Latin & Nashoba Needham HS A Gym   12/8/12 11:00AM Girls Var Basketball A Scrimmage vs Stoneham HS Stoneham HS 9:30am 12/8/12 7:45PM Boys Var Basketball -Season Opener A Hoop Mountain Scholar Classic vs Brighton HS Babson College   12/8/12 8:20PM Boys Var Ice Hockey H Scrimmage vs Duxbury HS Boch Ice Rink (Dedham)  


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