Lynnfield Sports

Pioneer hockey returns plenty of depth for promising ’18-’19 season

Posted by on Dec 13, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Pioneer hockey returns plenty of depth for promising ’18-’19 season

Published December 12, 2018 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI LYNNFIELD — Jon Gardner is back for his seventh year as the head coach of the Lynnfield High boys’ hockey team this winter. Last season, the Pioneers were edged, 2-1, by Wilmington in the opening round of the Division 2 North state tournament. With that defeat, the Pioneers finished at 12-5-3. They came in third place in the Cape Ann League last season going 6-4-2. Six players from that team graduated but 18 veterans came back when training camp opened on Nov. 26....

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Lynnfield-North Reading co-op wrestling team eyes steady improvement

Posted by on Dec 13, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Lynnfield-North Reading co-op wrestling team eyes steady improvement

Published December 12, 2018 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The Lynnfield-North Reading co-operative wrestling team is back on the mat and is ready to rumble this season. The Black and Gold concluded the 2017-2018 season with a 9-18-1 record. LNR has a strong core returning this winter, which includes 17 North Reading wrestlers and five Lynnfield grapplers. “We will be a more experienced team with 16 out of 22 returning wrestlers,” said Black and Gold head coach Craig Stone. “However, we are unable to fill a couple of weights,...

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2018 Lynnfield Pioneer football team honored at banquet

Posted by on Dec 13, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on 2018 Lynnfield Pioneer football team honored at banquet

Published December 12, 2018 By JAMES CRANNEY LYNNFIELD — Last Monday night, the players, coaches and parents of the 2018 Pioneer football team gathered at Lynnfield Middle School for their annual banquet. Despite not meeting the always high expectations for the program finishing 3-8, the team still had plenty to celebrate. First year head coach Pat Lamusta made it clear to his audience that despite critics calling the season a “rebuilding year,” it was far from it. The number one word coach Lamusta used to describe his team was “resilient.” Time after...

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Sports Lead: December 12, 2018

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: December 12, 2018

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PHOTO: Ready to roll

Posted by on Dec 6, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on PHOTO: Ready to roll

Published December 5, 2018

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Arseneault one of many freshmen ready to kick-start Assumption basketball

Posted by on Dec 5, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Arseneault one of many freshmen ready to kick-start Assumption basketball

Published December 5, 2018 WORCESTER — The Assumption College Department of Athletics has announced that Billy Arseneault, of Lynnfield, has earned a spot on the 2018-19 Assumption College Men’s Basketball team. Arseneault, Class of 2022, is competing during the Greyhounds’ winter season. “The future is bright for our program as we have a group of talented basketball players and intelligent student-athletes,” said Michael Harding, who is in his fourth season as head coach of the Men’s Basketball team. “Our team is dedicated to winning both on the court and in...

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Sports Lead: December 5, 2018

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Hornets shut out Pioneers 32-0 in frosty Thanksgiving clash

Posted by on Nov 29, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Hornets shut out Pioneers 32-0 in frosty Thanksgiving clash

Published November 28, 2018 By JAMES CRANNEY LYNNFIELD — It was cold. Really cold. In one of the most bitterly frigid Thanksgivings in recent memory, the 3-7 Lynnfield Pioneers went head-to-head with the familiar 5-5 North Reading Hornets. There was no conference title on the line, no potential trips to the Super Bowl, just two teams who don’t like each other. The Hornets jumped out to a 20-0 halftime lead and continued to shut down the Lynnfield offense in the second half as North Reading left town with a 32-0...

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For Fernando Gonzalez, the sky’s the limit

Posted by on Nov 29, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on For Fernando Gonzalez, the sky’s the limit

Published November 28, 2018 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Hard work has paid off for baseball star Fernando Gonzalez. Gonzalez signed his national letter of intent with New Mexico Junior College during a signing ceremony in the Lynnfield High School gym on Nov. 20. In addition to Gonzalez, the ceremony featured the baseball star’s friends, classmates, baseball head coach John O’Brien and school officials. “I feel like it’s the best decision for me to go out west,” said Gonzalez in an interview with the Villager. “I am very excited...

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Lynnfield Rec. hosts successful ‘Kids Can Run’ program

Posted by on Nov 29, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Lynnfield Rec. hosts successful ‘Kids Can Run’ program

Published November 28, 2018 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Lynnfield Recreation recently honored local children who participated in the inaugural “Kids Can Run” program. “We believe all children should be afforded the opportunity to enjoy physical fitness and the wonderment of sport,” said Recreation Commission Chairman Rich Sjoberg.  “To that end, Lynnfield Recreation offered an inclusive track and field exploratory program for children of all ages and abilities this fall. Nearly forty children showed up weekly since the opening day back in September to celebrate Lynnfield’s new track, sport and the...

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