Newburyport's John Lucey placed second overall at Saturday's Division 2 All-State cross country championships, leading a strong showing by local schools that also saw the Triton girls finish third overall and both Newburyport teams finish fifth.
Recent Merrimack College Hall of Famer Ryan O’Rourke was relaxing in his hotel room in Santurce, Puerto Rico, when the news broke a few days ago.
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Can you believe we’re almost at the end? This weekend marks the final football Friday of the season, and after this all eyes will turn towards the big finale on Thanksgiving morning.
Ten Governor’s Academy athletic standouts, including four from the Greater Newburyport area, have made their Division 1 college commitments official, signing their letters of intent during a ceremony at the school on Wednesday.
When all eyes were on Colin McQueen, first in high school as part of Exeter High School’s football dynasty in New Hampshire and then in college with a rebirth of the program at Salve Regina, he was watching, too.
For the second straight year, the Swampscott and Amesbury football teams are set to meet with the Division 5 North championship on the line. Last year the game was a battle of top seeds, while this year the two squads have taken considerably more unlikely paths back to the final. So how will…
Starting yesterday and continuing over the coming weeks, eight area athletic standouts are expected to make their college commitments official. Here is a look at each signee, their high school accomplishments and their future plans.
This is the first of what could be many meetings between two dynamic young AFC quarterbacks when Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans visit Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.
Patrick Mahomes entered the season as the odds-on favorite to win his second straight NFL MVP award. But, just past the midway point of the regular season, I’d rank the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback no higher than fifth in the race.
Travis Frederick didn’t fully understand the business of football when the Dallas Cowboys drafted their center six years ago and made him an instant starter.
LYNN — Jacey Jennings lined up in the center of the box, facing down Wayland goalie Sophia Goldstein. Wayland had just committed a handball in the box, and trailing by two, this penalty kick presented a potentially game-changing opportunity for Pentucket girls soccer.
FOXBOROUGH — The first thing you’ll notice is the hair. The billowing, blonde locks flowing from Chase Winovich’s helmet as he chases quarterbacks are impossible to miss.
HAVERHILL — Amesbury’s All-CAL goalkeeper Alli Napoli is heading off to play Division 1 college basketball at Central Connecticut State next year — and you can put the Essex Tech girls soccer squad down as being happy to see her moving on.
BYFIELD — Governor’s Academy football finished its regular season with authority on Saturday, blowing out a good Belmont Hill team 35-0 to wrap up the regular season 7-1.
Saturday was a historic day for the local cross country community, as the Newburyport boys and girls cross country teams, as well as the Triton girls, all captured their respective divisional Eastern Mass championships. They were among seven local teams to qualify for next week’s All-State c…
HAVERHILL — Star receiver Jake Etter out-leaped a defender who appeared to have him boxed out and hauled in a 13-yard touchdown pass from Peter Cleary with 0:59 left in regulation to cut Pentucket’s deficit to just one point.
WESTON — Walker Bartkiewicz made history on Friday night, kicking a school-record 47-yard field goal to help lead Newburyport football to a dominant 31-6 win over Weston.
GEORGETOWN — Despite a fantastic showing by quarterback Stephen MacDonald and receiver Matt Galley, Georgetown football couldn't hang on as St. Mary's erased a late deficit to beat the Royals 34-33.
NEWBURYPORT — The 1990s were a special time in Newburyport High athletics. From the fall to the spring, the school’s athletic programs were thriving, and on Thursday night several of the biggest contributors to that success received the ultimate honor — induction into the Newburyport Wall of Fame.
NORTH READING – Pentucket and North Reading girls soccer had met twice in the regular season. Both times, the two foes found themselves playing to a 1-1 tie. When the Sachems and Hornets met Thursday evening in the Division 3 North quarterfinals, they tied in regulation for the third time. B…
For all of the twists and turns that this season has provided, the destination suddenly looks pretty familiar. Three of the four Division 5 North semifinalists from last year are back in the final four this year, with Swampscott looking to defend its sectional crown with a semifinal rematch …
NEWBURYPORT — Stefan Berlind had never been in a shootout before, but when the senior needed to make a play, the Clipper goalkeeper let his instincts take over.
NEWBURYPORT — Five Newburyport High legends will be welcomed into the Newburyport Wall of Fame at tonight’s induction ceremony, which will be held at the Newburyport Elks Lodge starting at 6 p.m. The inductees include three athletic greats along with two pillars of the football program and t…
The San Francisco 49ers are the NFL’s last undefeated team, while Russell Wilson is making a very strong case for MVP consideration in Seattle.
The top seeded Amesbury girls soccer team took care of business in Wednesday’s Division 4 North quarterfinal, opening its tournament run with a 4-2 win over No. 9 seed Winthrop at home.
When it comes to the sectional semifinals, every team remaining has a legitimate chance to take it all the way and every team knows what the opponent brings to the table.
DERRY, N.H. — Two years ago, and approximately 50 miles away, Jake MacInnis was emerging as a star in Massachusetts, preparing for a breakout Thanksgiving Day performance.
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Amesbury, MA - Henry G. Totzke II, of Amesbury, passed away on Monday, Oct 28, after a lengthy illness. Hank was born in Detroit, MI, in 1934. He was the only child of Henry and Jane Totzke of Detroit. A stint in the service brought him to California, where he settled down and, with a couple…
Newburyport - Constance Ann (Hanewich) McGlew, 70 a resident of Newburyport, MA died Thursday evening November 7, 2019 at Mass General Hospital in Boston. She was born in Newburyport, MA on February 15, 1949. Constance is survived by her children, Nicholas, Melissa, Michael, Jennifer and Dav…
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