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Hornet baseball 2-2 after full week of league matchups

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in North Reading Sports, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Hornet baseball 2-2 after full week of league matchups

Published in the April 19, 2018 edition By DAN PAWLOWSKI NORTH READING — If you thought the only ones working overtime at Carey Park were the NR DPW consider this: the NRHS varsity baseball team will have to play their first eight games of the season in just 16 days. The real grind starts up on Friday when the Hornets travel to Manchester-Essex followed by another road matchup against Amesbury on Saturday, and two home games, against Ipswich on Tuesday and Hamilton-Wenham on Thursday. Last week, the Hornets couldn’t slow...

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Girls’ tennis team off to excellent start

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in North Reading Sports, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Girls’ tennis team off to excellent start

Published in the April 19, 2018 edition By DAN NUNN BOXFORD — After poor weather caused their first two matches to be postponed, the Lady Hornets finally took to the court on Monday, April 9 and opened the season with a hard-fought 3-2 road victory over the Masconomet Chieftains. The clinching point came at second doubles as newcomer junior Haley MacIntyre paired up with fellow junior Jillian Coveney. After losing the first set 2-6, they came roaring back and took the next two sets 6-4, 6-2.  At first doubles,...

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Boys’ lax team kept on their toes with three close games

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Hornets stand at 3-2 Published in the April 19, 2018 edition By DAN NUNN NORTH READING — The NRHS boys’ lacrosse team traveled down to Nantucket on Sunday, April 8 and were handed a 15-11 defeat by the Whalers. Squeak past Sachems in 14-13 nail-biter Senior captain Kevin Murphy scored the game-winning goal with just under 30 seconds remaining to propel the Hornets to a thrilling 14-13 victory over the Pentucket Sachems on April 10. Junior Sean Fagen carried the load for North Reading with four goals and five assists. Murphy added...

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Hornet Hustle 5K and Kids’ Fun Run returns May 20

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Hornet Hustle 5K and Kids’ Fun Run returns May 20

Published in the April 19, 2018 edition NORTH READING — The fifth annual Hornet Hustle 5K and Kids’ Fun Run to benefit the Physical Education Departments of the North Reading Public Schools returns on Sunday, May 20. Prizes will be awarded to the top female and male competitor in each age bracket as well as the first place overall female and male finishers. The school with the highest percentage of registered participants will receive an additional $250 contribution plus their photo in the Transcript, and bragging rights for an entire...

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Sports Lead: 04/19/2018

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: 04/19/2018

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Hornet baseball all about the team in 2018

Posted by on Apr 12, 2018 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Hornet baseball all about the team in 2018

NR beats Lynnfield in season opener Published in the April 12, 2018 edition By DAN PAWLOWSKI LYNNFIELD — North Reading baseball has always been about the team first. From NR Little League all the way up to Eric Archambault’s NRHS varsity squad, being a Hornet ballplayer means being a great teammate first, no matter your role. This is why the Hornets don’t stress about individual titles as much as they do about Div. 3 North Sectional ones. If you want to fall in love with the process and give everything...

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Boys’ lax 2-0 after blowout victories over Bedford, Peabody

Posted by on Apr 12, 2018 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Boys’ lax 2-0 after blowout victories over Bedford, Peabody

Published in the April 12, 2018 edition By DAN NUNN NORTH READING — The Hornets opened the 2018 season in style with 15-6 blowout home victory over the Bedford Buccaneers on April 3. Senior captain Kevin Murphy led the way with an outstanding 5 goals and 2 assists. Junior attackman Sean Fagen was equally terrific with 4 goals and 2 assists. Junior Jay Schille chipped in with 2 goals and 1 assist and fellow junior Mike Sheridan added 2 goals. The strong defensive showing was led by senior captain Jake...

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North Reading Girls’ Softball announces scholarship opportunities

Posted by on Apr 12, 2018 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on North Reading Girls’ Softball announces scholarship opportunities

Published in the April 12, 2018 edition NORTH READING — Each year, North Reading Girls Softball is proud to offer scholarships to the graduating class. Next year, for 2018, the league will be offering $500 awards for up to three graduating high school seniors who have matured through their youth softball program. To be eligible, the student must be a senior graduating in the spring of 2018 but it does not necessarily have to be a North Reading High School student. The applicant must have been registered in the North...

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Sports Lead: 04/12/2018

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Moynihan Lumber recognized for 30 years of Jimmy Fund sponsorship

Posted by on Apr 11, 2018 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Moynihan Lumber recognized for 30 years of Jimmy Fund sponsorship

Published in the April 12, 2018 edition NORTH READING — The Jimmy Fund Golf Classic has been a constant on the calendar at Meadow Brook Golf Club for 30 years, and the tournament remains an important fundraising event. Including the $51,000 raised in 2017, the tournament has generated approximately $750,000 for the Jimmy Fund, according to Katie Moynihan of Moynihan Lumber, which has been running the tournament since 1999. She and her father, Michael, were recognized for the company’s long-time sponsorship at this year’s Jimmy Fund Golf Appreciation Night,...

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