Selectmen honor Youth Football B team...

Dec 12, 2019 by

Published December 11, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The Board of Selectmen honored the Lynnfield Pioneer Youth Football B team during last week’s meeting. The B team won the Cape Ann Youth Football League (CAYFL) Super Bowl last month. The B team concluded the season with an 8-2 record. “We beat Masco 12-6 in a rematch of last year’s Super Bowl, where they beat us 28-0,” said B team head coach Eddie Nastari in an email. The B team began the state tournament defeating Newburyport 28-0. The B team won the Kitchen Division championship after defeating North Reading 14-0. “We are also back-to-back Kitchen Division champs,” said Nastari. The B team consists of Tyler Adamo, Jared Bernabei, Omar Burgos, Juan Calle, Brian Digangi, Jesse Dorman, Chris Duprey, Brady Field, Nicholas Groussis, Ryan Kyes,...

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Four All-Stars named for Pioneer field hockey...

Dec 12, 2019 by

Published December 11, 2019 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI LYNNFIELD — The Cape Ann League field hockey coaches recently selected their All-Star teams and four Lynnfield High players made the squad. Two Pioneers players made the CAL First-Team All-Stars while two other made the second team. Senior co-captains, Lily Rothwell and Carolyn Garofoli, both made the first team. Rothwell, who made the second team her sophomore and junior years, led the team in goals with 18 and the attacker also had five assists to finish with 23 points. Garofoli, a center-back, was on the CAL Second-Team All-Stars last fall. Senior defenseman, Grace MacDonald and junior goalie Ava O’Brien both made the second team. O’Brien went 16-5 in net this year as she had an .830 save percentage while MacDonald was the other captain. The Pioneers also...

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Three All-Stars named for boys’ soccer...

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Published December 11, 2019 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI LYNNFIELD — Three members of the Lynnfield High boys soccer team recently received postseason honors from the Cape Ann League coaches. Tom Buston, Luke Martinho and Tom Hauser, were the three Pioneers honored. Buston, a senior striker, made the CAL Kinney division First-Team All-Stars. The co-captain led the team in goals with 11 and he also added five assists to finish with a team-high 16 points. It is his first time on the team. Martinho is a junior defenseman and he was also named to the CAL All-League team. Hauser, a senior midfielder, made the team for the second year in a row. The co-captain also made the All-League team and he was also selected to the Eastern Mass. All-Star team as well. He was second on...

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Winter sports start this week

Dec 12, 2019 by

Published December 11, 2019 The Lynnfield High School winter sports season starts this week. The boys’ and girls’ indoor track and field teams kick things off tonight with a matchup against Manchester-Essex at the Reggie Lewis Center. The varsity girls’ and boys’ basketball team open their seasons on Friday against Pentucket. Saturday is also a busy day featuring the Lynnfield/North Reading co-op wrestling team hosting a meet at NRHS. The hockey team starts their campaign with a home game against Triton and the boys’ and girls’ swim teams will compete at the CAL dive meet at the Peabody-Lynnfield YMCA. The following is the varsity sports schedule for the next seven days. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11 Indoor Track: vs. Manchester-Essex, 7:30 p.m. (Reggie Lewis Center) FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13 Girls’ Basketball: at Pentucket, 6:30 p.m. Boys’ Basketball: vs....

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Pioneers drop heartbreaker 21-19...

Dec 4, 2019 by

Hornets hang on in 61st Thanksgiving Classic Published December 4, 2019 By JAMES CRANNEY  NORTH READING — The rain fell hard onto Arthur J. Kenney Field last Thursday morning when the 8-2 Lynnfield Pioneers battled the 7-3 North Reading Hornets for the 61st Thanksgiving clash. Following the conditions of last year’s Thanksgiving ice bowl, no one in the stands could complain about the elements. The only similarity shared between last year’s 32-0 Hornet victory was the beginning. When North Reading got the ball first, they marched right down the field with ease.  It would only take them five plays before senior captain Jack Keller lunged over the goal line to put Lynnfield down early 7-0. The next time the Pioneer defense stepped on the field they would tighten up.  At the Lynnfield 37 yard line, North Reading...

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