Lynnfield Sports

Boys’ lax splits CAL games against Manchester-Essex, Triton

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Boys’ lax splits CAL games against Manchester-Essex, Triton

Published in the April 18, 2018 edition By DAN PAWLOWSKI MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA — The Lynnfield boys lacrosse team traveled up to Manchester-Essex to take on the Hornets in their first league game of the year on Tuesday, April 10.  Coach Joe Papagni didn’t know what to expect but he knew the importance of this league match up.  “The Hornets beat us the last two times we had played and we really wanted to come out and compete against them,” said Papagni.  The Pioneers and Hornets played an excellent back-and-forth game. Every...

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Girls’ tennis defeats Bishop Fenwick; wins CAL Open

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Girls’ tennis defeats Bishop Fenwick; wins CAL Open

Published in the April 18, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The girls’ tennis team opened the 2018 season with a bang last week, as the Pioneers concluded the first week of the season with a 2-1 record and won the Cape Ann League Open Tournament. The Pioneers began last week defeating Bishop Fenwick 4-1 on April 9. Freshman Megan Nevils lost her first singles match in three sets. After prevailing 6-2 during the first set, Nevils lost the second set 3-6 and retired 0-2 during the third...

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LHS softball off to a great start

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on LHS softball off to a great start

State tournament the goal for Pioneers Published in the April 18, 2018 edition By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI LYNNFIELD — Last season, the Lynnfield High softball team went 7-11 overall, 5-11 in the Cape Ann League and 2-8 in the CAL Kinney division to finish in sixth place. Two seniors graduated from that team as eighth-year head coach Peter Marinelli returned seven seniors when practice started last month. The captain this season is pitcher Hayley O’Brien and she is the lone senior back. Allie Wing (catcher) and Taylor Tringali (second base) are...

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Sports Lead: 04/18/2018

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Boys’ lax gets off to flying start

Posted by on Apr 12, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Boys’ lax gets off to flying start

Pioneers primed for big improvement in 2018 Published in the March 11, 2018 edition By DAN PAWLOWSKI LYNNFIELD — The Lynnfield boys’ lacrosse team got off to an excellent start to their 2018 season last week with an 8-2 victory over Bedford at LHS. In speaking with his team in the post game conference, head coach Joe Papagni expressed that he was pleased with the team’s overall competitive effort. After some early game jittters Papagni felt as if his team did what they needed to do to compete at the...

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Girls’ track and field looking forward to an exciting season

Posted by on Apr 12, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Girls’ track and field looking forward to an exciting season

Published in the March 11, 2018 edition By DAN PAWLOWSKI LYNNFIELD — The LHS girls’ track team continues to fight through the tough early season conditions as they prepare for their first meet of the season against Pentucket and Hamilton-Wenham at Pentucket Regional on Wednesday. “Hopefully the weather will improve and we will get a bunch of practices in at the track before our first meet,” said Lynnfield head coach Christine Smith. The Pioneers, with a team of about 65 student-athletes, will look to improve on a 2-6 season...

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LHS baseball has big shoes to fill for 2018 season

Posted by on Apr 12, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on LHS baseball has big shoes to fill for 2018 season

Published in the March 11, 2018 edition LYNNFIELD — Last year’s edition of Lynnfield baseball went down as one of the best season’s in program history. The Pioneers went 18-2 during the regular season and their 15-1 CAL record was the best in school history. Gone are 10 seniors from that team. It was a talented group, but more importantly, it was a competitive group full of great leaders. Let’s just say the door is open for whoever wants to be up next. The 2018 Pioneers might not have the...

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Moynihan Lumber recognized for 30 years of sponsorship

Posted by on Apr 11, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Moynihan Lumber recognized for 30 years of sponsorship

Published in the April 11, 2018 edition NORTH READING — The Jimmy Fund Golf Classic has been a constant on the calendar at Meadow Brook Golf Club for 30 years, and the tournament remains an important fundraising event. Including the $51,000 raised in 2017, the tournament has generated approximately $750,000 for the Jimmy Fund, according to Katie Moynihan of Moynihan Lumber, which has been running the tournament since 1999. She and her father, Michael, were recognized for the company’s long-time sponsorship at this year’s Jimmy Fund Golf Appreciation Night,...

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Sports Lead: 04/11/2018

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Pioneer girls’ tennis ready for new beginning

Posted by on Apr 4, 2018 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Pioneer girls’ tennis ready for new beginning

Published in the April 4, 2018 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — It’s a new era for the girls’ tennis team. The Pioneers returned to the court this week and are ready to compete against the elite teams in the Cape Ann League. Lynnfield concluded last season with a 19-2 overall record and won its fourth straight Division 3 North Sectional championship after dismantling Austin Prep 5-0 in the finals. The locals advanced to the Division 3 state semifinals, but fell to state champion Martha’s Vineyard for the third...

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