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Sports Lead: April 2, 2020

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Demetri earns Mass. football Youth Coach of the Year

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Published April 2, 2020 By DAN ZIMMERMAN FOXBORO — On any given day, a steady procession of football dignitaries can be seen filing through the doors of that hallowed Foxboro stadium known as Gillette. Recently, one of North Reading’s own became one of them. Greg Demetri, Sr., who has spent the better part of his 51 years involved in North Reading football in one form or another, was honored in a late-February ceremony at Gillette Stadium. Demetri was one of two recipients of the Youth Coach of the Year award which...

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MIAA vote: Spring season extended to June 27

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Tournament still alive Published April 2, 2020 The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Board of Directors held a conference call meeting yesterday consisting of over 30 participants representing the board, the Tournament Management Committee (TMC), MIAA staff and members of the press. Discussions were focused on the recommendations brought to the board from the TMC’s March 19 meeting regarding the spring sports season. A motion passed unanimously to determine that the spring season will begin no earlier than May 4 and will be completed by June 27 with consideration of...

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Phoenix: A sports heaven for New Englanders

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Published April 2, 2020 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI PHOENIX — With people being told to stay at home due to the Coronavirus pandemic many folks are planning vacations once things get back to normal. For sports fans, one of the most desirable areas in the country is Phoenix, Arizona. The last two April’s I have visited this southwestern city and have really enjoyed it. Phoenix features all four teams in the four major sports, the Arizona Coyotes (NHL), Arizona Cardinals (NFL), Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB) and the longest tenured team, the...

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Apply for NR Girls Softball scholarships

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Published April 2, 2020 NORTH READING — Each year, North Reading Girls Softball is proud to offer scholarships to the graduating class. The league will be offing $500 awards for up to three graduating high school seniors who have matured through their youth softball program. To be eligible, the student must be a senior graduating in the spring of 2020 but she does not necessarily have to be a graduate of North Reading High School. The applicant must have been registered in the North Reading Girls Softball program for...

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Sports Lead: March 26, 2020

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Hornet coaches discuss state of spring sports

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Published March 26, 2020 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI NORTH READING — Due to the COVID-19 crisis, Massachusetts high school sports have been put on hold. The date for the first spring practices was originally scheduled for March 16. The MIAA (Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association), who canceled the championship games in hockey and basketball on March 14 and 15, initially pushed the start date of the spring season to March 30. They later moved the start date back to April 27. The plan, if they do start on April 27, is to play a...

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Great run comes to end for Prep’s DiNapoli, Lopilato

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Published March 26, 2020 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI FRAMINGHAM — It was a heartbreaking end to the season for the St. John’s Prep hockey team, which features two players from North Reading, on March 11 as they lost 3-2 in overtime to Pope Francis at Loring Arena in Framingham in the Super Eight semifinals. Jack Kennedy was the hero for the Cardinals as his wrist shot took a funny hop off the ice and found the back of the Eagles’ net 4:37 into the 4-on-4 overtime session. With the loss,...

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Sports Lead: March 19, 2020

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Hornets make North Reading proud at state semifinal

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Published March 19, 2020 By DAN NUNN BOSTON — The NRHS girls’ basketball team’s historic season came to an end at the hands of the Foxboro Warriors, who defeated North Reading 52-35 on the Boston Garden parquet floor in the Division 2 State Semifinal on March 11. North Reading finished the season at 16-9 and went 4-1 in the state tournament. The Warriors would eventually be crowned Co-State Champions alongside Taconic as the MIAA canceled all Winter state finals because of the coronavirus. Foxboro entered the game with a 22-2 record and...

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