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Sports Lead: July 9, 2020

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Senior Day NR-Lynnfield baseball game Aug. 1

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Published July 9, 2020 NORTH READING — Taking to heart the words of the legendary Yogi Berra — “It ain’t over ’till it’s over” — the baseball players in North Reading High School’s Class of 2020 will get to hear the cry of “Play Ball” one more time. With the support of the North Reading Diamond Club, comprised of Hornet baseball alumni, an exhibition game featuring NRHS seniors and their Lynnfield High School counterparts has been scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 1, at North Reading’s Carey Park. First pitch will take...

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NR A’s kick off shortened season

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Published July 9, 2020 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI NORTH READING — It was a tough season opener for the North Reading A’s in their North Shore Baseball League opener on Monday evening as they fell 13-2 to the Peabody Champions at North Reading High School. Last summer, the Champions reached the finals before losing to Kingston. “They have been a good team every year since I have been in the league,” said A’s manager Joe Dardeno. “They have good pitching and hitting again this year.” Trailing 4-0 in the bottom of...

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Northeast baseball off to quick start

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Published July 9, 2020 NORTH READING — The North Reading Northeast baseball team won the first two games of their 12-game season. North Reading beat Billerica 9-1 on Monday before defeating Lynnfield 5-3 on Tuesday during their home opener at North Reading High School’s Carey Park. The Hornets will play seven more games at Carey Park: Thursday, July 9, 6 p.m. vs. Tyngsborough. Sunday, July 12, 9 a.m. vs. Dracut. Sunday, July 19, 9 a.m. vs. Westford. Tuesday, July 21, 6 p.m. vs. Dracut. Thursday, July 23, 6 p.m....

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Sports Lead: July 2, 2020

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High school fall sports in jeopardy despite impending summer ball

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Published July 2, 2020 By DAN PAWLOWSKI NORTH READING — High school sports are nostalgic by nature. So, the prospect of altering or even canceling a fall season is alarming for many across the country even in the midst of a pandemic. According to an Associated Press article by Jim Vertuno published on June 22, some high schools are welcoming back football players to participate in annual summer workouts. It has become a tradition, especially in states considered to be football hotbeds such as Texas and Florida. According to Vertuno, football powerhouse...

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Northeast baseball league on track to return

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Published July 2, 2020 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI NORTH READING — Although several summer baseball leagues have been canceled, the Northeast League (ages 15-18) will play this year. North Reading, who fell to Dracut in the finals last summer, is the defending South division champions. Under normal circumstances the league would have started their season in mid-June playing a 14-game regular season. The top two teams in the North and South divisions advance to the playoffs in a best-of-three series. Those two winners then play a best-of-three series in the...

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Sports Lead: June 25, 2020

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North Reading welcomes home Infantry Marine Ponte

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Published June 25, 2020 By DAN PAWLOWSKI NORTH READING — A full story about Nicholas Ponte? It’s almost impossible. He’s too humble at his core. It’s precisely why he was equal parts uncomfortable and grateful during a long June 6 car parade that went past his house in North Reading to welcome him home from a year-long deployment to the Pacific with the United States Marine Corps. “When I was deployed, my friends and I would joke about how mad we would be if anyone tried to give us...

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Parks and Rec returns with summer programs

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Published June 25, 2020 NORTH READING — The staff of North Reading Parks and Recreation has announced six weeks of enrichment programming full of socially distant fun. A different program is offered each week with two sessions. Please choose the one session most convenient for you. We ask that you do not register for both the morning and afternoon sessions as they are the same program. Space and class size is very limited. Please give us a call at 978-664-6016 or go online at www.northreadingma.gov/parks-recreation for more information on programming...

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