Thirteen Lynnfieldians to cycle for Pan-Mass Challenge...

Jul 19, 2018 by

Published in the July 18, 2018 edition NEEDHAM — Thirteen riders from Lynnfield will cycle up to 192 miles in the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) with the goal of topping last year’s record-breaking gift and raising $52 million for critical cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. During PMC weekend August 4 and 5, over 6,200 cyclists from more than 40 states and seven countries will gather in Massachusetts to participate in the PMC. Riders include everyone from seasoned triathletes to weekend warriors and range in age from 15 to 84. Many ride to honor a family member or friend lost to cancer or being treated for cancer, More than 850 riders and volunteers are cancer survivors or current patients themselves. They are considered living proof of the PMC mission. Among the riders will be...

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‘The Mad Fisherman’ author Charlie Moore to speak...

Jul 19, 2018 by

By MICHAEL GEOFFRION SCANNELL Published in the July 18, 2018 edition NORTH READING — Interested in fish tales? Come hear Charlie Moore, host of “Charlie Moore Outdoors” on the New England Sports Network (NESN) and “Charlie Moore: No Offense” on the NBC Sports Network, give a presentation on Thursday, July 19 at the Flint Memorial Library, 147 Park St. (Route 62) at 7 p.m. Moore, who is known as a high-energy, humorous host, has received a number of New England Emmy Awards for his work on Charlie Moore Outdoors. He is a member of the New England Sports Hall of Fame. Moore’s memoir, “The Mad Fisherman,” was published in 2008 by St. Martin’s Press. The book chronicle’s Moore’s path from unemployment and near-poverty to celebrated host of two top-rated sports television programs. According to his website, “Charlie...

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A “first” highlights successful 51st LAA 4th of July 5K...

Jul 12, 2018 by

Shawn Wallace pushes through for gold Published in the July 11, 2018 edition By DAN PAWLOWSKI LYNNFIELD — The 51st running of the Lynnfield Athletic Association 4th of July 5K road race had a little bit of everything.  It had the biggest turnout in recent memory, with 334 participants as registration and turnout was up 30 percent from last year.  It had a great cause, with all proceeds going towards equipment for the new track being installed at Lynnfield Middle School.  “Typically this race would raise funds for scholarships and athletic equipment,” said LAA President, Kristen Shinnick. “This year we felt the race was the perfect tie-in to raise funds specifically for new equipment for the track facility being installed at the middle school.” It had plenty of local sponsors and volunteers, ready to...

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Senior Babe Ruth hangs on to beat Arlington, 7-5...

Jul 12, 2018 by

Published in the July 11, 2018 edition By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI LYNNFIELD — On Monday evening, the Lynnfield Senior Babe Ruth baseball team beat the visiting Arlington Pond Rats, 7-5, at Lynnfield High School. With that win, they improved to 4-3. “We were leading, 7-1, but they chipped away,” explained Lynnfield first-year manager Al Fiore. “We were missing some of our key players who are on vacation.” Brian Cardarelli was the winning pitcher in this game as he went 4 2/3 innings allowing four runs. Lynnfield’s offense did all of its damage in the first two innings as they scored three times in the bottom of the first inning and four runs in the second. Cardarelli helped his own cause at bat going 2-for-4 with two runs batted in. Clayton Marengi also went 2-for-4 at...

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