Girls Soccer: November 7, 2019
Amesbury on to D4 North semi-finals after 4-2 win over Winthrop | by Peter McLelland

(Amesbury MA) Amesbury started tourney play with a 4-2 D4 North quarterfinals win over Winthrop tonight.

The Indians will play Essex Tech in the semi-finals next Monday (2PM) on Whittier’s... Read More

Girls Soccer: November 6, 2019
Newburyport routs East Boston in D3 North opening round | by Peter McLelland

(Newburyport MA) The Clippers (10-6-3) scored early and often in their 11-0 Preliminary Round win over East Boston on Sunday afternoon.

The #17 Jets (10-8-1) struggled all game just to get... Read More

Field Hockey: October 24, 2019
Undefeated Masco downs Triton 5-2 | by Peter McLelland

(Byfield MA) Masco can score goals.

This afternoon the Lady Chieftains (14-0-2) put up five of them, including four in the first half, and that was enough for a field hockey win over Triton,... Read More

Girls Soccer: October 13, 2019
Newburyport keeps ALS Cup with 3-0 win over Pentucket | by Peter McLelland

(Newburyport MA) She couldn’t have picked a better time.

Senior Meaghan O’Leary turned two direct kicks into the first two goals of her high school career helping Newburyport (7-4-2)... Read More

Football: September 29, 2019
Shorthanded North Reading defeats Newburyport 28-14 | by Peter McLelland

(Newburyport MA) The Hornets starting quarterback Brian Heffernan was out with a sore back.

He already had ten touchdown passes in just three games.

Not to worry, sophomore fill-in... Read More

Girls Soccer: September 27, 2019
Lynnfield wins six straight edging Newburyport 1-0 | by Peter McLelland

(Newburyport MA) If you enjoyed rain and corner kicks you were at the right game.

Lynnfield (6-2-1) capitalized on one of their CK’s and that was enough to defeat Newburyport, 1-0, on a... Read More

Girls Volleyball: September 26, 2019
Georgetown gets first CAL volleyball win defeating Pentucket 3-0 | by Peter McLelland

(West Newbury MA) Pentucket, the new team, took on the team they played for last year.

“This was a very special game for us,” said Pentucket’s Macy Rodrigues-Cowl afterwards. “All of... Read More

Girls Soccer: September 24, 2019
Amesbury Remains Unbeaten | by Peter McLelland

(Amesbury MA) My camera has a deal with me: I keep it dry, and it continues to work.

Out of nowhere, just before halftime, the rains came to Cashman Elementary School this afternoon during a... Read More

Girls Soccer: September 21, 2019
Newburyport plays “best game” defeating North Reading 4-0 | by Peter McLelland

(Newburyport MA) The Newburyport Clippers girls soccer team looked awfully good this afternoon.

Maybe it was the pre-game talk.

“We talked before the game about how big this one... Read More

Girls Soccer: September 19, 2019
Alyssa Pettet hat trick enough to get Amesbury past Ipswich 3-2 | by Peter McLelland

(Amesbury MA) Junior Alyssa Pettet switched from defender/playmaker to striker this year.

This afternoon that certainly looked like the right move as she scored three times as Amesbury held... Read More

Boys Soccer: September 17, 2019
Manchester-Essex overcomes two-goal deficit to tie Newburyport 2-2 | by Peter McLelland

(Newburyport MA) Both teams are still undefeated in the Cape Ann League but there wasn’t a lot of celebrating after today’s game.

“I thought we had them,” said Newburyport coach... Read More

Baseball: May 27, 2019
Triton Moves on to Spofford Tourney Finals | by Peter McLelland

(Georgetown MA) “This was fun today,” said Triton coach Ryan McCarthy after his Vikings defeated Georgetown, 6-1, on Saturday afternoon.

Triton recovered nicely after being eliminated... Read More

Softball: May 16, 2019
Amesbury Defeats Rockport | by Peter McLelland

(Amesbury MA) It is not unusual for even the winning coach to find something that the team could have done better.

Not today.

“I have no complaints about this game at all,” said... Read More

Softball: May 13, 2019
Triton Hands Amesbury First Loss | by Peter McLelland

(Byfield MA) Sometimes hard work doesn’t pay off.

But it did for Triton this afternoon.

The Vikings struck Amesbury pitching for twelve hits and a 9-2 win on Thursday... Read More

Baseball: May 6, 2019
Triton Wins 5th Straight | by Peter McLelland

(Amesbury MA) Triton pushed their winning streak to five with a 6-4 win over Amesbury on Saturday afternoon in Cape Ann League baseball.

The Vikings (5-4) tallied four runs in the sixth... Read More

Baseball: May 1, 2019
Newburyport Wins at Amesbury | by Peter McClelland

(Amesbury MA) Plenty of baserunners.

Plenty of opportunities.

But on this Tuesday afternoon, Newburyport (6-4) turned in more big plays and defeated Amesbury, 9-4, at Amesbury Town... Read More

Baseball: April 19, 2019
North Reading Defeats Triton for First Win | by Peter McClelland

(Byfield MA) North Reading got their first win this afternoon.

Triton will have to wait another day.

The Hornets (1-2) piled up the runs early and Triton (0-3) couldn’t find the hits... Read More

Girls Basketball: March 7, 2019
Amesbury Advances | by Peter McClelland

(Haverhill MA) There had been six lead changes and seven ties.

Then senior Flannery O’Connor took over in the third quarter.

The Cape Ann League All-Star engineered a run of nine... Read More

Girls Basketball: March 6, 2019
Sachems Moving On To The Finals | by Peter McClelland

(Haverhill MA) Fouls were a problem for Pentucket in the first half but that didn’t prevent the Sachems from defeating Swampscott, 52-28, on Tuesday night at Whittier.

The win sends... Read More

Girls Basketball: March 4, 2019
Pentucket Advances | by Peter McClelland

(West Newbury MA) “No amount of scouting can help you against that kind of defense.”

That was what Wilmington coach Jessica Robinson said after her Wildcats fell to Pentucket, 61-34, in... Read More

Boys Basketball: March 4, 2019
Dracut Upsets Clippers | by Peter McClelland

(Newburyport MA) Freshman Adrian Torres delivered the shot Dracut needed to advance to the Division 3 North semifinals.

Adrian (16 points) took an excellent feed from Mitch Monette and... Read More

Girls Basketball: February 18, 2019
Masco Routs Beverly | by Peter McClelland

(Beverly MA) Masconomet coach Bob Romeo started individually naming players who had played well against Beverly this afternoon and then stopped himself and said, “It didn’t matter who I put in... Read More

Girls Basketball: February 18, 2019
Avenged | by Peter McClelland

(Boxford MA) Masco coach Bob Romeo told his team afterwards, “if you play the way you did tonight you can play with anyone in Division 1 North.”

Hard to disagree after seeing his D1... Read More

Girls Basketball: February 12, 2019
Lynnfield Qualifies for State Tournament | by Peter McClelland

(Byfield MA) Friday night was a special night for the Lynnfield Pioneers girls basketball team.

Lynnfield defeated Triton, 47-18, and qualified for the post-season.

Extra special... Read More

Boys Basketball: February 12, 2019
Clippers Edge Beverly | by Peter McClelland

(Newburyport MA) This had the feel of a tournament game.

Close, tense, free throws, last shot, and jumping around in celebration for the winners.

It was the Clippers (16-3) enjoying... Read More

Girls Basketball: February 3, 2019
Masconomet Dominates Newburyport | by Peter McClelland

(Newburyport MA) “Stay solid on D and execute on offense.”

That’s what Masco coach Bob Romeo wanted, and he certainly got it as the Chieftains routed Newburyport, 57-30, on a chilly... Read More

Girls Basketball: January 30, 2019
Pentucket Holds Off Amesbury | by Peter McClelland

(Amesbury MA) Amesbury was ahead 20-7 after 5 ½ minutes.

Pentucket was ahead 26-24 seven minutes later.

“It was back-and-forth a lot,” said Angelica Hurley afterwards.

That... Read More

Girls Basketball: January 29, 2019
Masconomet Loses Close One to Andover | by Peter McClelland

(Boxford MA) Andover’s Gia Bramanti came alive in the final four minutes and led the Warriors to a, 45-41, win over Masco on Sunday afternoon.

“Gia is a special player,” said Masco... Read More

Girls Basketball: January 22, 2019
Pentucket Downs Newburyport | by Peter McClelland

(West Newbury MA) The Pentucket defense always catches your eye.

There are times when you’re sure that the Sachems must be using extra players because of the way they double team... Read More

Girls Basketball: January 22, 2019
Strong Second Half Propels Clippers | by Peter McClelland

(Newburyport MA) It isn’t often that you go to one game and see two of them.

If all you saw was the first half of tonight’s Newburyport/North Reading game, you would have been very... Read More

Boys Basketball: January 16, 2019
Indians Win in Overtime | by Peter McClelland

(Amesbury MA) Luke Martin was part of Amesbury’s problem in the first half.

The second half?  He was a big part of the solution.

Amesbury rallied after a half of subpar... Read More

Boys Basketball: January 14, 2019
Pentucket Still Undefeated | by Peter McClelland

(West Newbury MA) The wait for the first loss continues.

Pentucket (9-0) had a big first half and continued with their winning ways defeating Triton, 60-45, on Friday night in Cape Ann... Read More

Girls Basketball: January 6, 2019
Defense Lifts Pentucket Over Masco | by Peter McClelland

(West Newbury MA) The girl didn’t score a point yet afterwards her coach was singing her praises.

“I told the team afterwards that Maddie (Doyle) did a fantastic job,” said Pentucket... Read More

Boys Basketball: January 4, 2019
Battle of the Vikings Decided in OT | by Peter McClelland

(Byfield MA) You hear it all the time, but how often does it mean anything?

“It’s not over ‘til it’s over.”

Triton’s Kyle Odoy (16 points) dropped that line into our... Read More

Girls Basketball: December 22, 2018
Pentucket Remains Undefeated | by Peter McClelland

(West Newbury MA) The names change but the approach to defense doesn’t.

Pentucket (3-0) held North Reading (2-1) to just two points in the first quarter and went from there to a 57-33 win... Read More

Girls Basketball: December 21, 2018
North Reading Holds Off Amesbury | by Peter McClelland

(Amesbury MA) Amesbury rallied from thirteen down in the final quarter and had a shot to tie it at the buzzer.

But the shot missed, and North Reading escaped with a 43-41 win in Cape Ann... Read More

Boys Basketball: December 14, 2018
Newburyport Boys Open With a Win | by Peter McClelland

(Newburyport MA) The combination of two sizable runs of points and an effective full-court defense keyed Newburyport’s 61-49 win over Rockport on Tuesday night.

The Vikings (0-2) had won... Read More

Girls Soccer: November 13, 2018
Amesbury Tops Manchester-Essex in Double OT | by Peter McClelland

(Lynn MA) Last time I saw the Manchester-Essex girls soccer team play Amesbury it was October and they scored early and often defeating the Indians, 3-0.

In the rematch today, the Indians... Read More

Girls Soccer: November 11, 2018
On To The Finals! (PT 2) | by Peter McClelland

(Lynn MA) The starting time for Sunday’s Division 4 North finals between Amesbury and Manchester-Essex is 11AM.

I alert you to that because after seeing Manchester-Essex twice I know that... Read More

Girls Soccer: November 9, 2018
On To The Finals! | by Peter McClelland

(Lynn MA) Amesbury’s next opponent might want to check to see who hasn’t scored for the #6 Indians so far and keep an eye on them.

Twice in this year’s D4 tournament, non-scorers have... Read More

Boys Soccer: November 7, 2018
Masco Ousts Winchester in Quarter Finals | by Peter McLelland

(Boxford MA) Slip, sliding away.

Plenty of bad footing for both teams at Masco this rainy/sloshy afternoon but the Chieftains were used to it. In fact, the #2 seed in Division 2 North chose... Read More

November 6, 2018
Morgan Bovardi | by John Daileanes
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Masco Sophomore Morgan Bovardi was the Athlete of the Month for September.

November 6, 2018
Josh Rubin | by John Daileanes
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Masco senior Josh Rubin was the Athlete of the Month for September.  

Girls Soccer: November 5, 2018
Amesbury Girls Soccer Advances | by Peter McClelland

(Amesbury MA) “They have the potential to go far again this year.”

That was the assessment Winthrop girls soccer coach Tracey Martucci gave of Amesbury after her team was overwhelmed,... Read More

Boys Soccer: November 3, 2018
George Coryell OT goal gets Newburyport past Weston 2-1 | by Peter McClelland

(Newburyport MA) “On to Lynnfield!”

George Coryell said it to me after the game as the Newburyport Clippers took out Weston 2-1 in overtime on Friday afternoon.

The Division 3... Read More

Boys Cross Country: November 2, 2018
Newburyport Sweeps the CALs | by Peter McClelland

Read the entire article along with photos at https://mcclellandmiscellanea.com/

(Amesbury MA) The Newburyport Clippers had a big day at... Read More

Boys Soccer: October 15, 2018
Georgetown Falls to Masconomet | by MAScores

After falling behind 4-0 by the break, Georgetown settled into a solid second half. Coty Angelopolous scored his first goal on an assist from Steven LaPointe while Brendan Willis and Luke van... Read More

Girls Volleyball: October 13, 2018
Comeback Win for Hamilton-Wenham | by MAScores

After dropping the first set to a scrappy Newburyport team, the Generals took three in a row in a highly competitive match, winning 23-25, 25-23, 25-14, 25-23.

Junior Evelyn Easdon had 5... Read More

Girls Volleyball: October 13, 2018
Lynnfield Wins Again | by MAScores

After losing to league leader Masconomet on September 26, Lynnfield has reeled off six straight victories including a 3-2 win over Merrimack Valley Conference foe North Andover. Those two games... Read More

Golf: October 13, 2018
Royals Finish Strong | by MAScores

Georgetown won its final three regular season matches to finish with a 6-5 record. The Royals defeated Ipswich on Friday to end the season, beating the Tigers 78-68 on the road at Ipswich Country... Read More

Girls Soccer: September 6, 2018
Ipswich and Georgetown Battle to Stalemate | by MAScores

Fighting the heat as well as each other, the Tigers and Royals battled to a scoreless tie Wednesday in Georgetown. While there was no scoring, both sides saw solid play.

For... Read More

Golf: September 6, 2018
Clippers Defeat Masco | by MAScores

Newburyport opened their season with a home victory over Masconomet, defeating the Chieftains 146-97. Senior captain Mike Twomey shot a one over par 36, earning him 36 quota points on the... Read More

Girls Volleyball: September 6, 2018
Ipswich Drops Opener | by MAScores

Despite a season opening 3-0 loss to powerhouse Lynnfield, Ipswich volleyball coach Kerri O'Connor says the team left the match "with optimism and positivity."  Early nerves led to many... Read More

Boys Cross Country: September 6, 2018
Tigers Sweep | by MAScores

The Ipswich boys got off to a great start, winning both match-ups in their opening meet at North Reading's Harold Parker State Forest course on Wednesday. The Tigers defeated Georgetown 21-39 and... Read More

Girls Cross Country: September 6, 2018
Ipswich Girls Split Opener | by MAScores

The Ipswich girls cross country team split its season opener, defeating Georgetown 22-37 while falling to host North Reading 27-29. The Tigers were led by senior Rayna Duffield and freshman Hannah... Read More

Girls Soccer: October 5, 2017
Lejuene Joins the Century Club

Danvers girls soccer player Hannah Lejuene reached the 100 point club today. Hannah currently has career stats of 75 goals and 27 assists for 102 career points. Great job!

Girls Soccer: October 5, 2017
300!

Congrats to Coach Jim Hinchion. With an 8-0 win over Somerville this afternoon, the Danvers Girls Soccer team earned the 300th win in Coach Hinchion's career.

Girls Soccer: September 28, 2017
North Reading Edges Hamilton-Wenham

Juliette Nadeau scored twice for North Reading as the Hornets defeated Hamilton-Wenham 2-1 on the road today. Jerlin Kaithamattam assisted on both goals, and Alyssa Crugnale made 11... Read More

Girls Soccer: September 28, 2017
Swampscott Outlasts Austin Prep

Swampscott moved to 6-1 today with a 5-3 win over Austin Prep. The bulk of the scoring came from Haley Bernhardt, who scored four times for the Big Blue. Mackenzie Kearney netted the... Read More

Golf: September 28, 2017
Newburyport Wins Third Straight

Newburyport improved to 6-1 on the season with a 135-101 victory on the road at Rockport. Leading the way for the Clippers was medalist Michael Twomey with 26. Jacob Grossi-Hogg continued his... Read More

Girls Volleyball: September 28, 2017
Beverly Downs Saugus

Beverly defeated Saugus today in three sets, 25-9, 25-10 & 25-17. Sophomore Ella Spiedel made her varsity debut and had five kills for the Panthers. Senior captain Maddy Cassidy had seven... Read More

Football: September 23, 2017
Big Day | by Don Heres

Congrats to Junior Zach Sanderson on scoring 5 tds and 3 two point conversions. Zach also rushed for 211 yards in a 48-14 win over Mystic Valley

Girls Soccer: September 21, 2017
Indians Blank Ipswich

After losing their last three games, the Indians improved to 2-3 with a win at home against Ipswich. Chelsea Lynch scored twice for Amesbury with Alyssa Pettet netting a goal as well. Ashley... Read More

Girls Volleyball: September 21, 2017
Lynnfield Still Undefeated

Lynnfield pushed their record to 7-0 on Wednesday with a 3-set win on the road at Masconomet. Sam Lebruska had 9 kills and 12 digs for the Pioneers, while Maxine Boyle had 4 kills, 2 blocks, and a... Read More

Girls Volleyball: September 21, 2017
Generals Cruise

Hamilton-Wenham has won seven straight matches to start the season, dropping just a single game along the way. On Wednesday evening the Generals defeated North Reading 3-0.

Leading the way... Read More

Girls Volleyball: September 21, 2017
Tigers Bounce Back

After falling to Hamilton-Wenham on Monday, Ipswich coach Kerri O'Connor was happy to see her team rebound with a solid performance against Newburyport. "We saw much improvement tonight on energy... Read More

Girls Soccer: September 21, 2017
Newburyport Gets Back in Win Column

After playing to a scoreless tie at Manchester-Essex on Monday, Newburyport improved to 4-1-1 with a solid 3-1 on the road at Lynnfield. The Clippers' goals were scored by Sami Kelleher, Margaret... Read More

Girls Cross Country: September 21, 2017
Clippers Race Past Tigers

Ipswich junior Nadja Uechert-LaPlante finished second overall with a time of 20:11, but Newburyport took four of the top five places as they defeated the Tigers 19-41.

Following... Read More

Field Hockey: September 20, 2017
H-W and Georgetown Play to a Draw

The Hamilton-Wenham and Georgetown squads each came into Monday's game looking for their first wins of the season. After playing to a 2-2 tie, each team picked up a point but couldn't collect the... Read More

Girls Soccer: September 20, 2017
Bernhardt Leads Big Blue to Victory

The Swampscott machine was rolling on Tuesday, scoring seven unanswered goals against Somerville to improve to 3-0.

Leading the way offensively was Haley Bernhardt, who scored early and... Read More

Field Hockey: September 20, 2017
Ipswich Blanks Amesbury

Ipswich rebounded from their loss last week to Newburyport, scoring five first half goals against visiting Amesbury en route to a  6-0 shutout of the Indians. The win moves the Tigers to 3-1,... Read More

Girls Volleyball: September 20, 2017
Beverly Defeats Salem

Beverly improved to 3-1 on the season with a road victory at Salem, defeating the Witches 3-1.  Marianna Ellis lead the team in service aces, with 5, while Katie Noonan had 3 and Kate... Read More

Field Hockey: September 20, 2017
Three in a Row for Lynnfield

After losing their second game of the season, Lynnfield has rolled off three straight victories. Their latest came with a 6-2 victory on the road at Newburyport.

The Pioneers were led... Read More

Golf: September 19, 2017
Ipswich Edges Rockport

Rockport's Hayden Beaton led all scorers with 24 quota points, but the Tigers came away with the 91-85 win at Rockport Golf Club.

Aidan Hammond collected 22 points to lead Ipswich.

Girls Soccer: September 19, 2017
Hornets Sting Tigers

North Reading traveled to Ipswich Monday afternoon, picking up their third win of the season with a 4-1 victory over the Tigers. With the win N.R. improves to 3-1, while Ipswich falls to... Read More

Girls Volleyball: September 19, 2017
Generals Remain Unbeaten

Hamilton-Wenham improved to 6-0 on the season, defeating Ipswich in straight sets at home on Monday. The loss drops the Tigers to 2-3.

The Generals got strong games from middle hitters... Read More

Boys Lacrosse: April 5, 2017
H-W Moves to 2-0

Hamilton-Wenham won their second straight road game, defeating Woburn 11-10 to open the season at 2-0. Woburn controlled play early, leading 2-1 after the first quarter.

The Generals battled... Read More

Girls Lacrosse: April 4, 2017
Tigers Roar Out of the Gate

Ipswich came out with intensity and gave an outstanding effort from start to finish. Despite driving rain, wind, and cold temperatures the Tigers accomplished their goal of defeating North... Read More

Boys Lacrosse: April 4, 2017
Generals Tame Falcons

Hamilton-Wenham opened their season with a 7-4 victory on the road at Danvers Monday afternoon. In a hard fought game, the Generals were able to control play at both ends throughout much of the... Read More

Girls Lacrosse: March 30, 2017
Lady Chieftains Fall in Opener

Losing your starting goalie two minutes into your opener is not a great way to start the season, but that is what happened to Masconomet this afternoon. Backup goalie Quinn Bennett took over in... Read More

Girls Indoor Track: January 31, 2017
Pentucket Girls Finish Undefeated

Pentucket's Girls Indoor Track team capped off an undefeated 10-0 season by beating Masconomet (60-26) and Triton (58-28) on Monday at the Reggie Lewis Center. The Sachems will look to consolidate... Read More

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