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Sports Lead: December 12, 2019

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‘Sad to see them leave’

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Hornet coaches react to Masconomet’s Cape Ann League exit Published December 12, 2019 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI BOXFORD — The Cape Ann League will look different next September as one of North Reading High’s biggest rivals, Masconomet, will be moving to the Northeastern Conference. Masconomet was in discussions with the NEC for six months and, in mid-October, the league principals officially extended the invitation. Masco, which has dominated the league in most sports, has the CAL’s largest student enrollment of 1,145 students — 391 more than the second largest school...

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NRHS varsity sports schedule

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Published December 12, 2019 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12 Swimming: vs. Shawsheen Tech, 2:30 p.m. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14 Indoor Track: MSTCA Winter Festival, 10 a.m. (Reggie Lewis Center) Wrestling: vs. Hopkinton/Whittier, 10 a.m. Swimming: CAL Dive Meet, 2 p.m. (Peabody-Lynnfield YMCA) Boys’ Hockey: at Bedford, 8 p.m. (Edge Rink) Girls’ Hockey: vs. Masconomet at Haverhill, 7:15 p.m. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17 Boys’ Basketball: at Amesbury, 6:30 p.m. Girls’ Basketball: vs. Amesbury, 7 p.m. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18 Wrestling: at Pentucket, 6:30 p.m. Boys’ Hockey: at Triton, 7 p.m. (Henry Graf Skating...

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North Reading cheer places in States, earns invite to Nationals

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Published December 12, 2019 THE NRHS varsity cheer team, lead by head coach Katie Roy, competed at Worcester State University at the MSAA State Championship Competition on Nov. 24. The Hornets placed 3rd in their division winning a place at the National Competition. Pictured in the front row from left to right:Joelle Demers, Lucie Wilson, Alexis Jones and Lacey Stebbins. In the second row from left: Sam Sarno, Charlotte Cuneo, Isabel Riley, Sommer Reid, Gianna Spinale, Mary Bonzagni and Lili Acuna. In the third row from left: Angie Casciano,...

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Sports Lead: December 5, 2019

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Hornets hold on in thrilling 61st Thanksgiving game 21-19

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Last-second Pioneer field goal hits the post Published December 5, 2019 By DAN ZIMMERMAN NORTH READING — The typical high school regulation upright stands 30 feet in height and 23 feet across. The post itself is measured at just four inches in width. But for the Lynnfield Pioneers, that narrow, yellow post ultimately spelled doom for their Thanksgiving Day hopes. Trailing 21-19 with five seconds remaining, Lynnfield deployed place-kicker Blake Peters to attempt a game-winning, 35-yard field goal. The snap was good, the ball setup was clean, and Peters, with a stiff...

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Seniors beat juniors 12-7 in Powder Puff game

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Published December 5, 2019 NORTH READING — The Class of 2020 came up big on defense to hang on to a 12-7 victory over the juniors in the annual NRHS Powder Puff game, Nov. 26 on Arthur J. Kenney Field. The seniors jumped out to a 12-0 lead in the first half behind two TD’s from Sammie Mirasolo. The juniors scored late in the first half to make it 12-7 at the break. With time winding down, the Class of ‘21 put together a nice drive and threatened to...

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Now in its 11th year, Turkey Trot is firmly established as a beloved tradition

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Published December 5, 2019 By MAUREEN DOHERTY NORTH READING — Over 1,000 runners and nearly 140 walkers set aside time on a rainy Thanksgiving morning to participate in the 11th edition of the family-friendly North Reading HOF Turkey Trot. This event has become as much of a staple in the town’s Thanksgiving holiday tradition as the big game against Lynnfield, thanks to the efforts of the North Reading Turkey Trot Committee and NRHS Hornet Hall of Fame Committee and a long list of supporters. This year’s overall race winner...

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North Reading vs. Lynnfield Thanksgiving Football Supplement

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Rotary Clubs host Thanksgiving Day rivals

Posted by on Nov 27, 2019 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Rotary Clubs host Thanksgiving Day rivals

Published November 27, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO NORTH READING — The 61st annual Thanksgiving Day showdown between the Lynnfield and North Reading football teams has become a rite of passage for both schools as well as a highly anticipated event in the two towns. The same is true for the annual pre-Thanksgiving Day luncheon, which was hosted by the North Reading and Lynnfield Rotary Clubs at Kitty’s Restaurant on Nov. 20. North Reading Rotary Club President Dave O’Neil served as the master of ceremonies during the luncheon. He noted North Reading...

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