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NR girls’ track sprints past Triton, ties Newburyport

Posted by on Apr 8, 2021 in North Reading Sports, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on NR girls’ track sprints past Triton, ties Newburyport

Published April 8, 2021 NORTH READING — The North Reading High School girls’ track and field team hosted Triton Regional High School on Monday, April 5 and came away with an impressive 61-24 victory over the Vikings. The Hornet sting was led by a sweep in the sprinting events (55 meter hurdles, 55 meter dash and 300 meters) and the field events (shot put and high jump) as the Hornets outscored the Vikings 49-0 in those events. The Hornets even dominated the non-scored exhibition long jump and 4×200 meter...

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Hornet boys’ track falls to Newburyport, Triton

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Published April 8, 2021 NORTH READING — The North Reading boys’ indoor track team fell in their first two contests of the wedge season, as they lost 48-38 to Newburyport and 51-35 to Triton, respectively. Despite the 0-2 start, Hornets head coach Ryan Spinney is optimistic about the progress the team is making. “We have had some really strong performances in both meets and the kids are really improving in many of the events,” said Spinney. “The record is not the result of lack of hard work, that is for...

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Volleyball team beats Triton, edged by Newburyport

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Published April 8, 2021 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI NORTH READING — On Monday evening, the North Reading High volleyball team lost at Newburyport by a final of 3-1. With that defeat, the Hornets record dipped back under .500 to 4-5. The Clippers, who upset undefeated Lynnfield last week, won their sixth straight match to go to 7-2. Newburyport won the first two sets, 25-20 and 25-17. The Hornets avoided the sweep by winning set three 25-21 before the Clippers closed the door winning set four 25-14. “It was a hard game...

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Sports Lead: April 8, 2021

Posted by on Apr 7, 2021 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: April 8, 2021

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PHOTO: Senior Night thriller

Posted by on Apr 1, 2021 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on PHOTO: Senior Night thriller

SENIOR CAPTAIN Sophia Trischitta serves while seniors Sarah Gerber (28) and Kristina Valenti (10) get ready for the return. The three were honored along with five of their teammates on Senior Night March 26 vs. Ipswich. (File Photo) Published April 1,...

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Track is back

Posted by on Apr 1, 2021 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Track is back

Hornet girls’ team ready for ‘indoor’ season Published April 1, 2021 NORTH READING — Girls’ indoor track and field will be contested outdoors this year from February vacation to April vacation due to COVID restrictions. This has not stopped a talented group of young athletes from training hard through what has been a mild winter as they seek to return to competition back on the track. As the spring season never happened, this team has not trained together since last March and are very much looking forward to starting things back...

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NRHS boys’ indoor track team ready to compete this wedge season

Posted by on Apr 1, 2021 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on NRHS boys’ indoor track team ready to compete this wedge season

Published April 1, 2021 NORTH READING — Stop us if you have heard this before: This has been one weird year. The North Reading boys’ indoor track team will be competing in March and April, later than the typical December through February docket they are used to. To top it off, the “indoor” piece is only in name as all competition is outside due to COVID-19 protocol. Despite the abnormality of it all, one thing is still apparent: The Hornets are ready to have some competition. The Hornets are...

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Hornet gridmen earn 21-7 victory over Ham-Wenham

Posted by on Apr 1, 2021 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Hornet gridmen earn 21-7 victory over Ham-Wenham

Published April 1, 2021 By DAN ZIMMERMAN NORTH READING — After suffering the football season’s first defeat in Ipswich a week ago, the North Reading Hornets regrouped for a decisive 21-7 win over a visiting Hamilton-Wenham club. On a sunny and warm Saturday afternoon, the Hornets scored on each of their first two possessions and added a third near the end of the half to take a commanding lead over the winless Generals. While heavily reliant on the ground game in the first two games of this abbreviated campaign, the...

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Sports Lead: April 1, 2021

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Hornet volleyball spikes Pentucket, Hamilton-Wenham

Posted by on Mar 25, 2021 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Hornet volleyball spikes Pentucket, Hamilton-Wenham

Published March 25, 2021 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI NORTH READING — The North Reading High volleyball team won at Pentucket 3-0 on Monday evening. With that victory, the Hornets improved to 2-3 overall as they have won two of their last three matches. “We played solid,” said Hornets head coach Mike Milone. “Sophie (Trischitta) stepped in at setter when Abby (Gerber) injured her finger in the second game and did a great job.” THE HORNETS earned wins in two of their last three matches, improving to 2-3 on the season. They...

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