Lynnfield Sports

Officials hopeful LHS sports can be played

Posted by on Sep 24, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Officials hopeful LHS sports can be played

Published September 23, 2020 TWIN SISTERS Lauren (16) and Ashley (3) Mitchell are hopeful the girls’ soccer team will be back on the field this fall. (John Friberg File Photo) By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — School officials are hoping to have clarity about Lynnfield High School’s fall sports season either this later this week or early next week. Superintendent Kristen Vogel was forced to put the fall sports season on hold earlier this month after the Massachusetts COVID-19 Command Center designated the town as a “red” community due to...

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Pioneer volleyball coach Ashley reflects on postponed season

Posted by on Sep 24, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Pioneer volleyball coach Ashley reflects on postponed season

Published September 23, 2020 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI LYNNFIELD — Two weeks ago, Cape Ann League officials decided to postpone the girls’ volleyball season until the new Fall 2 season which takes place from Feb. 22 to April 25. Football is planning on playing in that season as well as the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) added a fourth season this school year. “I found out the news on Twitter,” recalled Lynnfield High volleyball head coach Brent Ashley. “I was not surprised.” The ruling was made because of the coronavirus...

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Sports Lead: September 23, 2020

Posted by on Sep 23, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: September 23, 2020

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Lynnfield’s fall sports status unknown

Posted by on Sep 16, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Lynnfield’s fall sports status unknown

More CAL news including no fans Published September 16, 2020 By DAN PAWLOWSKI  LYNNFIELD — Athletics at Lynnfield High School are in jeopardy for the fall season following the town’s designation as a “red” community in the state’s most recent COVID-19 Public Health Report.  With an average daily incident rate per 100,000 residents currently at 11.0, Lynnfield joins other red districts including Chelsea, Everett, Lawrence, Lynn, Methuen, Revere and Winthrop. According to the MIAA and DESE joint report on high school sports this season, “Districts designated as ‘red’ based on the Department...

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Pindara takes over for Pioneer field hockey

Posted by on Sep 16, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Pindara takes over for Pioneer field hockey

Published September 16, 2020 MADDIE MURPHY returns for the Pioneers this year as a part of new head coach Samantha Pindara’s first senior class. (File Photo) By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI LYNNFIELD — It is tough enough to be a first-year head coach at the high school varsity level in a normal year. With the coronavirus, it has made things even tougher for Lynnfield High rookie head field hockey coach Samantha Pindara. With Lynnfield being labeled a “hot” zone for Covid-19, the Pioneers will not be able to start practice until...

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Sports Lead: September 16, 2020

Posted by on Sep 16, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: September 16, 2020

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Munroe meets new challenges in 20th season as LHS soccer coach

Posted by on Sep 9, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Munroe meets new challenges in 20th season as LHS soccer coach

Published September 9, 2020 DANTE GESAMONDO is one of three senior captains along with Jack Bird and Luke Martinho, who have worked hard all summer to prepare for their season which officially starts with practice on Sept. 18. (File Photo) By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI LYNNFIELD — This year’s high school boys’ soccer season in Massachusetts will look much different than in other years due to the Covid-19 crisis. The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) has changes the rules for safety reasons this fall. Brent Munroe is entering his 20th year as...

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CAL leaders meet; will announce fall plans this week

Posted by on Sep 9, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on CAL leaders meet; will announce fall plans this week

Examining options based on other leagues Published September 9, 2020 ELLA GIZMUNT and the Lynnfield volleyball team are awaiting a decision from the Cape Ann League regarding fall sports. Many leagues in surrounding areas are pushing indoor fall sports to the fall 2 season which will take place from Feb. 22 to April 25. (File Photo) Principals and athletic directors from all 11 Cape Ann League schools had a joint meeting on Sept. 3 to further refine the guidelines, procedures and best practices for possibly moving forward with the Fall...

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Sports Lead: September 9, 2020

Posted by on Sep 9, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: September 9, 2020

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MIAA announces sport modifications for fall season

Posted by on Sep 2, 2020 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off on MIAA announces sport modifications for fall season

Published September 2, 2020 MATHEUS SARAMENTO, a returning senior for the Lynnfield boys’ soccer team, won’t need to work on winning the ball in the air this season. The new MIAA modifications for the sport include no heading, and all free kicks to be played on the ground, including corner kicks. (File Photo) The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association recently announced modifications for each fall sport to follow this season.  Each sport’s modification guideline begins with general guidelines to be followed by all sports.  Pre-contest screening: Athletes and coaches may not attend...

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