The 2021 high school football season came to an end locally on Thanksgiving morning with both Gloucester and Manchester Essex competing in rivalry games.
The Manchester Essex football team still had plenty to play for in Thursday’s Thanksgiving Day matchup against Georgetown, needing a win to clinch the Commonwealth Conference Small outright.
DANVERS — The Danvers football team did something the program has never done before in its 35-0 win over Gloucester on Thanksgiving morning at Deering Stadium.
While the members of the Gloucester boys cross country team were all satisfied with their finishing times in last Saturday’s Division 2B State Meet in Gardner, the Fishermen still believed they were a long shot to advance to the next round, the Division 2 State Championship Meet.
With the Manchester Essex field hockey team’s loss to Uxbridge in Tuesday’s Division 4 Semifinal, the State Tournament season has come to an end on Cape Ann and local football, soccer and field hockey teams have gotten their first taste of the MIAA’s State Tournament debut. The Sectional Tou…
WATERTOWN— The Manchester Essex field hockey team ran into a buzz saw on Tuesday in the Division 4 Semifinals in the form of Uxbridge.
The state cross country format underwent big changes this year with the All-State Meets now being called the Divisional State Championship Meets.
DANVERS — Members of the town’s public teachers’ union slammed administrators for “a lack of transparency” over allegations of “racism, homophobia, antisemitism and bullying” involving a high school hockey team.
Saturday’s Division 4 Quarterfinal was a vintage performance from the Manchester Essex field hockey team.
Thursday’s consolation round football contest between Gloucester and Ipswich was the last chance for both teams to build up some momentum heading into the final game of the season on Thanksgiving.
DANVERS – The Boston lawyer known for representing sex abuse victims Thursday urged the state Attorney General’s Office to investigate accusations of racism and sexual abuse by the Danvers High School varsity hockey team.
DANVERS — The head of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association said any decisions regarding discipline against the Danvers High School boys' hockey team will be doled out locally and not by the MIAA.
Wednesday night’s Division 3 Second Round game was just what Gloucester head boys soccer coach Armando Marnoto was expecting from a second round postseason game in the new state wide format.
After a packed weekend of high school state tournament action, only two teams on Cape Ann remain in the field as the postseason reaches the second round.
We're in the thick of the fall playoff season, and the Salem News sportswriters -- @PhilStacey_SN, @Matt Williams_SN and @NickGiannino_SN, along with Nick Curcuru of @GDTSports -- have a LOT to say about them.
BEVERLY — Endicott College announced Monday that the Danvers High School boys’ hockey team will not be allowed to use the college’s arena because of “attempts by Danvers officials to shield from the public alleged inappropriate behavior” by members of the team.
The Gloucester boys soccer team showed some serious maturity in Saturday’s Division 3 North First Round game.
The Gloucester football team may have missed out on the playoffs this season, but the team still had something to play for on Friday night against Arlington Catholic in the consolation round, and executed like it.
It is a difficult task to beat an evenly matched opponent twice in the same season in any sport. On Friday in the first round of the Division 8 State Tournament, the Manchester Essex football team found that out the hard way.
The Rockport girls soccer team came into Thursday’s Division 5 Preliminary Round game having already made program history with its first ever State Tournament Berth. After Thursday’s match was said and done, the No. 24 Vikings made a little bit more history with the program’s first ever Stat…
The Northeastern Conference recognized its best girls soccer players with its annual All Conference and All-Star teams, and three Gloucester players made the cut.
Junior Maggie Sturgis of Masconomet, who scored a whopping 34 goals and 17 assists for 51 points to rank among the state's top scorers in the regular season, was named the Northeastern Conference's Player of the Year in field hockey as the league announced its annual All-League and all-star teams.
The MIAA State Tournament brackets have been released and seven local teams know where and when they will be playing in the opening round.
Amy Vytopilova, standout two-way midfielder and forward for the Manchester Essex field hockey team, was named the Cape Ann League Baker Division’s Player of the Year as the league announced its field hockey all-stars.
Nick Braganca, a senior midfielder and captain who scored 20 goals and added 14 assists for Beverly High during the regular season, has been named Player of the Year in the Northeastern Conference for boys soccer.
Editor's Note: This version has corrected the Manchester Essex's boys soccer team's season series with Amesbury. The Hornets split two games with Amesbury. Wednesday's paper incorrectly stated that the Indians beat the Hornets twice in the regular season.
The MIAA golf season came to an end on Tuesday with both Gloucester and Rockport competing in the Division 3 State Championship Tournament.
The state's football playoffs were officially released Monday and @PhilStacey_SN, @MattWilliams_SN, @NickGiannino_SN and @GDTSports had a LOT to say about them with MSO WebSports' Bill Newell. Don't miss a minute!
The entire Northeastern Conference was on hand at Stage Fort Park on Saturday for the annual NEC Meet. The meet pits the top seven runners from each school in the conference against each other and the top five finishers counting for the team’s score.
The Manchester Essex football team was looking to make a statement on Friday night against fellow Division 8 playoff team Lowell Catholic in the regular season finale.
MANCHESTER -- The second meeting this season between the Ipswich and Manchester Essex field hockey teams decided the Cape Ann League Baker championship.
Gloucester’s top two golfer got the chance to compete against the best in the Northeastern Conference on Thursday morning at Kernwood Country Club in the annual NEC Open.
The regular season is winding down for local high school sports teams with this weekend being the cutoff date to submit records to the MIAA for state tournament rankings.
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Gloucester - Carl A. Paul, 87, of Gloucester, husband of the late Rosemary (Michael) Paul, passed away at his home on Thursday, November 25, 2021, surrounded by his family. Carl was born in Oelwein, Iowa on March 11, 1934 and was the son of the late Jesse and Irene (Niswonger) Paul. Carl gra…