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PHOTO: One more memory

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Published June 20, 2019

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Spring Sports Awards Night honors a terrific senior class

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Published June 20, 2019 NORTH READING — The Spring Sports Awards Night at North Reading High School was the closing of not only another great spring season, but the culmination of a lot of hard work and effort from student athletes and coaches throughout the year. Female and Male recipients were announced for winners of the Nickolas Martinho best all-around athlete and the Lester Levey Scholar-Athlete Award. The female recipient of the Lester Levey Scholar-Athlete Award was Molly Feffer. Feffer earned eight varsity letters throughout her high school career...

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Corsetti, DeGrande, McCarthy named girls’ lax All-Stars

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Published June 20, 2019 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI NORTH READING — Three members of the North Reading High girls lacrosse team were named to the Cape Ann League Second-Team All-Stars selected by the league coaches. The three Hornets players to make the squad were midfielders Kiley McCarthy, Brooke DeGrande and Sydney Corsetti. McCarthy is a junior while DeGrande and Corsetti were senior co-captains. “I was most proud of their leadership and character,” said the Hornets’ first-year head coach Matt Costello. McCarthy led the team in points with 70 as she had 48...

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Four Hornets named softball All-Stars

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Published June 20, 2019 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI NORTH READING — Three members of the North Reading High softball team were recently named to the Cape Ann League First-Team All-Stars. One other Hornet made the CAL Second-Team All-Stars. The three Hornets to make the CAL First-Team All-Stars were Cassandra Pascucci, Emma Valade and Shea Hansen. Pascucci, a senior co-captain, made the team for the third year in a row. The pitcher/second baseman hit a team-high .529 with four homers and led the squad in runs batted in with 32. In the circle...

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Horseshoe raises over $30K for Charities

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Published June 20, 2019 NORTH READING — The 34th Annual Horseshoe Grille Golf Tournament is in the books for 2019. This year’s proceeds will be donated to the Jimmy Fund and Burbank YMCA. This year’s event raised over $30,000 for the two charities. This marks the 64th year the Lee family and the Horseshoe will be donating to the Jimmy Fund. The fundraising efforts started with Pat and Veronica Lee in 1955. Softball games, road races and now golf tournaments have been the cornerstones of the fundraising efforts. Through...

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Sports Lead: June 20, 2019

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NRLL adds summer program for younger players

Posted by on Jun 13, 2019 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on NRLL adds summer program for younger players

Championship games on tap this weekend at Benevento Published June 13, 2019 NORTH READING — For the first time, North Reading Little League is offering a summer baseball program for youngsters ages 5-7. Jimmy Fund Sandlot Ball will start Saturday, July 13, and take place every Saturday through August 10 at Benevento Park. These 90-minute clinics will begin at 9 a.m., and include instruction and drills followed by a “coach pitch” game. There will be two divisions based on age. NRLL is providing shirts and caps to all players. The...

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Hornet comeback falls short against Lynnfield in quarterfinals

Posted by on Jun 13, 2019 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Hornet comeback falls short against Lynnfield in quarterfinals

Published June 13, 2019 By DAN PAWLOWSKI LYNNFIELD — The 2019 NRHS baseball team was used to fighting back all season. After all, they did start the year 2-6 before winning 10 of their last 13 games. So, down 4-0 in the 6th inning against the best pitcher in Div. 3 wasn’t quite enough for North Reading to quit. Ryan Connor, Jack Keller and Matt Capozzoli all drew walks with one out to load the bases. Lynnfield left fielder Luke Martinho made a fine sliding catch on a sinking liner off...

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Hornet softball edged by Arlington Catholic in quarterfinals

Posted by on Jun 13, 2019 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Hornet softball edged by Arlington Catholic in quarterfinals

Published June 13, 2019 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI NORTH READING — Last season, the North Reading High softball team blanked visiting Arlington Catholic 12-0 in the Division 2 North quarterfinals. On Monday afternoon, the two teams met again in the quarterfinal round with this game also taking place in North Reading. The Cougars were able to avenge that loss from last spring as they edged the Hornets 5-4 on a sunny, warm day. With that defeat, the fourth-seeded Hornets ended the year at 18-4. Meanwhile, the Cougars, a team out of...

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Girls’ tennis falls in quarterfinals to undefeated Weston

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Published June 13, 2019 By DAN NUNN WESTON — On June 4, the Lady Hornets traveled to Weston to take on the No. 1 seed and undefeated Wildcats in the Division 3 North Quarterfinals. Unfortunately, Weston ended North Reading’s season for the second consecutive year with a convincing 5-0 victory. After the match head coach Matt Tiberii praised his senior starters. “The four senior starters have been a valuable part of the NRHS girl’s tennis program and will be tough to replace. They really made my transition to North...

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