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PHOTO: Winning foursome

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Hornets play great field hockey during 1-1-1 stretch

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Published in the October 11, 2018 edition By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI GEORGETOWN — On Columbus Day morning, the North Reading High field hockey team tied host Georgetown, 0-0. With that result, the Hornets record went to 3-6-2 overall and 2-6-2 in the Cape Ann League. “Both teams had a lot of chances but couldn’t score,” pointed out Hornets head coach Andrea Slaven. One of the problems for the team this fall has been not being able to score on corners. In this game they had 11 while the Royals had...

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10th annual North Reading Turkey Trot is fast approaching

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Published in the October 11, 2018 edition NORTH READING — Who would have thought that in 10 years Turkey Trot runners have logged over 43,000 miles on Thanksgiving Day at the annual event? That equates to almost 430,000 calories. And it is back again, on Thursday, November 22 at 8 a.m. This year marks the 10-year anniversary of a 5K race that hosts 1,500 runners which is now a tradition in North Reading. “We had an idea of hosting a race in town before the football game. We hoped for...

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Hornets beat Royals, topped by Manchester-Essex, Pentucket

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Published in the October 11, 2018 edition By DAN NUNN NORTH READING — The Hornets suffered their fifth loss of the season with a 3-1 defeat to the Pentucket Sachems on October 1. Junior Ryan McKinney scored his first goal of the season. The game started out with neither team threatening to score. Eventually though, Pentucket wore down NRHS and in the 26th minute the Sachem opened the scoring. On the play, senior Kevin Wall’s clearance was blocked and the ball deflected right to a Pentucket forward for a tap...

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Gridmen’s wild 4th-quarter comeback falls just short against Pentucket

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Published in the October 11, 2018 edition By ANDREW MOUNTER NORTH READING — The North Reading High School football team at home last Friday night, looked like a lost team as they trailed 28-0 to the Pentucket Sachems. Suddenly, early in the fourth quarter, the Hornets almost made a Tom Brady-like comeback, as they proceeded to get the ball back on consecutive on-side kick attempts and three touchdowns to get within five points, 28-23. The comeback however fell just short as they had the ball the last play of the...

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Sports Lead: October 11, 2018

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Hornets roll over Triton, 42-12

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Published in the October 4, 2018 edition By ANDREW MOUNTER BYFIELD — The North Reading football Hornets came to Triton Regional High School last Friday night and dominated start to finish, as they won 42-14. The Hornets’ offense scored five touchdowns on their first five drives of the night. “This is the type of game that helps the kids realize the hard work they have done,” said first year Hornet Head Coach Eddie Blum. “They know to reach some of our goals we have to keep getting better, keep working on the...

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Battle of the Hornet Harriers: NR girls defeat Manchester-Essex; boys drop heartbreaker

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Published in the October 4, 2018 edition NORTH READING — Last Wednesday at Harold Parker State Forest, the two Hornet squads in the Cape Ann League met up in a classic cross country dual that was very exciting for the participants and spectators alike. The NR Lady Hornets defeated the Manchester-Essex Hornets 27-32 and in the boys’ race, the Manchester-Essex Hornets narrowly snuck by NR by a score of 27-29. NR depth pays dividends in girls’ race Manchester-Essex took places 1,3 and 5 in the girls’ race but North...

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Field hockey narrowly defeated by Pentucket

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Published in the October 4, 2018 edition By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI NORTH READING — On a wet, cool, Monday afternoon, the North Reading High field hockey team lost at home to Pentucket, 2-0. With that defeat, the Hornets record dipped to 2-5-1 overall and 1-5-1 in the Cape Ann League. “They are a good team and we were able to keep them scoreless for nearly 54 minutes so I was pleased about that,” said Hornets head coach Andrea Slaven. The Sachems scored their first goal three minutes into the first half...

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Sports Lead: October 4, 2018

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