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Hornets improve to 5-0 after 21-14 win vs. Masco

Posted by on Oct 10, 2019 in North Reading Sports, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Hornets improve to 5-0 after 21-14 win vs. Masco

Heffernan connects with Keller for game-winning touchdown Published October 10, 2019 By DAN ZIMMERMAN NORTH READING — If there were any doubters in high school football circles who failed to agree that the North Reading Hornets were the genuine article, their skepticism was likely silenced on Friday night when Masconomet came in for a mid-season skirmish. In a nail-biter, not decided until the final moments, North Reading claimed a dramatic 21-14 victory to remain undefeated at 5-0. Once again, the Hornets pulled out all the stops in the second half,...

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Five straight wins has Hornet volleyball in playoff picture

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Published October 10, 2019 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI BOXFORD — On Monday afternoon, the North Reading High volleyball team lost at Masconomet, 3-0. The Chieftains, who completed the season sweep over the Hornets, won 25-14, 25-16 and 25-13. “We struggled against a stronger opponent,” said North Reading head coach Mike Milone. “We made too many mistakes out there.” The defeat snapped a five-match winning streak as the Hornets record dropped to 6-6 overall and 4-5 in the Cape Ann League. They must now go at least 3-3 in their final...

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Field hockey wins third straight on senior night

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Hornets stun previously undefeated Manchester-Essex Published October 10, 2019 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI NORTH READING — The North Reading High field hockey team won its third game in a row on Tuesday night as they blanked guest Georgetown 2-0 on Senior Night. With that victory, the Hornets improved to 6-5-1 overall and 5-1 in the Cape Ann League. The team now needs five points in its final six games in order to qualify for the Division 2 state tournament. After a scoreless opening half, Morgan Majeski scored on a corner...

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Sports Lead: October 10, 2019

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Hornet defense steps up in 28-14 win over Clippers

Posted by on Oct 3, 2019 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Hornet defense steps up in 28-14 win over Clippers

Published October 3, 2019 By DAN ZIMMERMAN NEWBURYPORT — In previous weeks, the story was usually about a North Reading football team that won games behind a potent offense, both through the air and over the ground. But in Friday night’s bout in Newburyport, the Hornet defense stole the headlines. The North Reading clutch secondary picked off Newburyport QB Charles Cahalane on three occasions, twice cutting short potential scoring threats. The Hornets remain undefeated on the season, improving to 4-0 while host Newburyport fell to 2-2. Unlike the first three...

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Lady Hornets win third straight

Posted by on Oct 3, 2019 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Lady Hornets win third straight

Published October 3, 2019 By DAN NUNN NORTH READING — The NRHS girls’ soccer team took to the road for the fourth game in a row on September 24 and were able to defeat the Hamilton-Wenham Generals 1-0 to earn their third win in four games. Freshman Sophia Galuppo scored the lone goal and sophomore Maddie DiNapoli picked up the assist. Junior goalkeeper Julia Thorstad made three saves to pick up her second shutout of the season. Shut out Triton 1-0 Senior captain Joanna Kellogg converted a penalty kick 15 minutes into...

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Hornet volleyball wins third in a row

Posted by on Oct 3, 2019 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Hornet volleyball wins third in a row

Published October 3, 2019 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI NORTH READING — The North Reading High volleyball team won its third match in a row last Friday afternoon as they beat Pentucket 3-0 at home. The Hornets won the three games by scores of 25-12, 25-10, and 25-19. “We were able to control the entire match,” said North Reading head coach Mike Milone, as the Sachems are a brand-new team. “They are still growing a program.” Pentucket was a co-op team with Georgetown the past couple of seasons before breaking off this...

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Sports Lead: October 3, 2019

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PHOTO: Hornet Pride

Posted by on Sep 26, 2019 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on PHOTO: Hornet Pride

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Hornets win third straight in home-opener against Hamilton-Wenham

Posted by on Sep 26, 2019 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off on Hornets win third straight in home-opener against Hamilton-Wenham

Published September 26, 2019 By DAN ZIMMERMAN NORTH READING — After the EEE threat forced school officials to reschedule the first two contests of the football season for afternoon kickoffs, the North Reading Hornets held their first home game under the lights in front of a boisterous crowd. Friday night’s bout with Hamilton-Wenham yielded a third straight win for the undefeated Hornets, as they outlasted the winless Generals, 41-15. North Reading enjoyed balanced scoring throughout, putting a 20-spot on the scoreboard in the first half and duplicating that tally after...

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