There was plenty of talk about the state's rule changes in both soccer and field hockey entering the abbreviated fall sports season. Now, with every Cape Ann team having started its season (Rockport and Manchester Essex are halfway through already) teams have gotten the chance to play under …

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Dogtown Common, located in Gloucester and Rockport, is being stocked with ring-tailed pheasant by the state Department of Wildlife.


The Rockport girls soccer team was seconds away from a well earned draw against North Reading on Wednesday afternoon at Ryan Curley Field.


The Swampscott field hockey team was less than a minute away from leaving Newell Stadium with a big Northeastern Conference road victory on Monday morning against Gloucester.

 The Gloucester boys and girls cross country team had a nice barometer for where they stand in Saturday's opener at Peabody.

Monday’s game between the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos has been moved to next weekend due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak affecting the Patriots.


ROCKPORT-- The first game of the Cape Ann League field hockey season was a bit of a learning experience for all teams. With no preseason scrimmages and several rule changes that modify the action on the field, there was a feeling out process early on in the season.On Tuesday afternoon at Roc…

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Cam Newton says he’ll use his time off from football while battling the coronavirus to quote -- “get healthy and self reflect on the other amazing things that I should be grateful for.”

IPSWICH — There were all sorts of pandemic-mandated changes Friday afternoon for the Cape Ann League field hockey opener between Manchester Essex and host Ipswich ... including the final score.

ROCKPORT — Standing on the grass field that bears his name on it late Saturday afternoon, long-time Rockport High boys soccer coach Dave Curley uttered a familiar, if not frustrating, phrase heard in virtually all walks of life these days.


The Gloucester golf team became the first GHS team to open up fall season play with a Northeastern Conference clash at Beverly.


For the first time since February 29, there was high school athletic competition involving a team from Cape Ann. The Rockport golf team kicked up the 2020 fall season on Tuesday afternoon hosting Amesbury in a Cape Ann League Baker Division clash at Rockport High School.


The Manchester Essex boys soccer program opened up the 2010's as a middling Cape Ann League program. But by the decade's end, the Hornets were not only one of the best teams in the CAL, they were a consistent contender in Division 4 North.

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