(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
(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
(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
(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
(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
(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
(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
(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
(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
(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
(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
(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
(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
(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
(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
(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
(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
(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
(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
(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
(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
(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
(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
(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
Masco Sophomore Morgan Bovardi was the Athlete of the Month for September.
Masco senior Josh Rubin was the Athlete of the Month for September.
(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
(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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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