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PHOTO: Start it up

Posted by on Sep 24, 2020 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on PHOTO: Start it up

SPORTS ARE BACK at North Reading High School. Six fall teams, including the field hockey team pictured here at practice on Saturday, continued tryouts and practice this week to prepare for the fall season that starts as soon as next week. The field hockey Hornets play their first game on Friday, Oct. 2 at home against Newburyport. (NRHS Field Hockey Photo) Published September 24,...

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North Reading Little League All-Stars are District champs

Posted by on Sep 24, 2020 in North Reading Sports, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on North Reading Little League All-Stars are District champs

Published September 24, 2020 THE NRLL 11-year-old All-Stars are district champions. Pictured in the first row from left to right are Branden Levine, Nolan Pierce, Chris Libby and Brendan Gazda. In the second row from left are Ben Mahoney, James Nelson, James Wyatt, Christian Lava, Charlie Cooper, Cole Bakr, Glenn Mello and Tyler Boviard. In the third row are coaches Matt Libby, Mike Levine, Greg Mello, Shawn Wyatt and James Boviard. (Courtesy Photo) NORTH READING — The 11-year-old North Reading Little League All Star team finished up an exciting and successful playoff run...

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Big Dipper Ice Cream Stand sponsors North Reading fall baseball

Posted by on Sep 24, 2020 in North Reading Sports, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Big Dipper Ice Cream Stand sponsors North Reading fall baseball

Published September 24, 2020 CHRIS LIBBY of the Big Dippers scores against the Everett Expos. (Courtesy Photo) NORTH READING — Big Dipper Ice Cream Stand in North Reading is sponsoring a local 12U baseball team. “The Big Dippers” are a combined team of North Reading and Wakefield baseball players ages 11 and 12. The coaches are long time Malden high school friends, Matt Libby (North Reading) and Mike Viselli (Wakefield) who wanted to extend the baseball playing season for these youngsters. Both have years of experience coaching in their...

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Sports Lead: September 24, 2020

Posted by on Sep 23, 2020 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: September 24, 2020

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Sports Lead: September 17, 2020

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Hornets preparing for a new type of field hockey

Posted by on Sep 10, 2020 in North Reading Sports, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Hornets preparing for a new type of field hockey

Published September 10, 2020 EMMA BORLAND will need to make some more miraculous saves like this one against Masco last year as the new field hockey modifications will mean more fast breaks according to Hornet head coach Andrea Slaven. Goalies are required to be on the field in the new 7 v. 7 format. Masco, which was set to start their first year in the Northeastern Conference, won’t get to play this fall as the NEC postponed all fall sports to the Fall 2 season (Feb. 22-April 25). (John...

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CAL leaders meet; will announce fall plans this week

Posted by on Sep 10, 2020 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on CAL leaders meet; will announce fall plans this week

Examining options based on other leagues Published September 10, 2020 GAVIN TINGLEY and the NRHS boys’ soccer team are awaiting news from the Cape Ann League about the status and schedules for fall sports.  (File Photo) NORTH READING — Principals and athletic directors from all 11 Cape Ann League schools had a joint meeting on Sept. 3 to further refine the guidelines, procedures and best practices for possibly moving forward with the Fall 1 sports season. The league will release more details in the coming weeks.  As of press...

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Sports Lead: September 10, 2020

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Diamond Club’s 5th annual golf tournament a big success

Posted by on Sep 3, 2020 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Diamond Club’s 5th annual golf tournament a big success

Published September 3, 2020 DIAMOND CLUB legends, from left, Pat Lee, Frank Carey and Ed Madden at the annual golf tournament on Aug. 21. Madden received this year’s Diamond Club Recognition Award. (Courtesy Photo) NORTH READING — A sun-drenched field of 142 golfers participated in the North Reading Diamond Club (NRDC) 5th Annual Alumni Golf Tournament on Aug. 21. Ex-Hornet ballplayers as well as friends and family of the alums gathered to help raise funds for capital improvements, scholarships, and other investments in North Reading’s baseball community. Recently completed...

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MIAA announces sport modifications for fall season

Posted by on Sep 3, 2020 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on MIAA announces sport modifications for fall season

Published September 3, 2020 JULIA THORSTAD, a senior returning for the NRHS girls’ soccer team, won’t need to worry about corner kicks in the air this season. The new MIAA modifications for the sport include no heading, and all free kicks to be played on the ground, including corner kicks. (John Friberg File Photo)  The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association recently announced modifications for each fall sport to follow this season.  Each sport’s modification guideline begins with general guidelines to be followed by all sports.  Pre-contest screening: Athletes and coaches may not...

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