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BOSTON (AP) — Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said Tuesday that the city is talking with Boston Marathon organizers about what to do if the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t eased by the race’s proposed new date of Sept. 14.

When the MIAA approved the switch to statewide postseason tournaments starting in the fall of 2021, its plan called for a maximum of five divisions based on the number of programs in a given sport. The expectation was that adjustments may be needed for certain sports, and this week the MIAA’…

The cold weather this weekend did not stop golfers from hitting the links.

If you're an avid golfer, or even a hacker who simply enjoys the fresh air and challenges of the game, chances are you've probably already booked a tee time by the time you read this. 

Since the Cape Ann League was established in 1974, Masconomet has consistently ranked as one of the league's top schools athletically. The Chieftains have won a total of 291 CAL titles — plus 29 more in other leagues for girls hockey and skiing — and have enjoyed decades-long runs of dominan…

Thanks to Governor Baker’s Declaration of Golf Independence announced Thursday morning, golf on the North Shore and throughout Massachusetts is back in business; golf courses private, public and municipal.


On Wednesday the Gloucester Daily Times recognized the top moments of the 2019-20 high school sports season. Now it's time to recognize the top teams. 


I was hoping to write this column in late June after another highly successful spring campaign for our Cape Ann High School sports teams. Unfortunately the Covid-19 pandemic put an end to the 2019-20 high school sports season after just a winter and fall season.

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It's official: There will be no St. Peter's Fiesta this June.

Mel George laid out the case beautifully and factually to the Major League Baseball Era's Committee. Gloucester native John P. "Stuffy" McInnis should be in the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame.

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The annual Agganis All-Star Games in Lynn, an early summer showcase that features the best high school seniors in a number of sports playing in an all-star format, has been cancelled this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

‘Our Favorites’ is a series that the sports staff at the Gloucester Daily Times and Salem News will be producing each Monday, taking a look at some of the things we enjoy most about sports. Today’s topic: our favorite pro athletes who weren't popular or beloved, but held a special place in o…

 The MIAA has officially cancelled the spring high school sports season, with the governing body's Board of Directors unanimously voting to end the season during its Friday conference call.


Sedona Gillard and Maddie Machado have been standout athletes on multiple Gloucester High School athletic teams over their respective high schools careers. And now both have committed to take their talents to the next level.

The news was swift on Tuesday afternoon, and it was devastating to local high school athletes.


 ‘Our Favorites’ is a series that the sports staff at The Salem News and Gloucester Times will be producing each Monday, taking a look at some of the things we enjoy most about sports. Today’s topic: our favorite North Shore high school teams that came to oh-so-close to winning a state champ…


The Manchester Essex boys lacrosse program had its share of ups and downs over the past 10 years. While there were a few rebuilding teams, which is ordinary for a school that is one of the smallest in its league, the Hornets still made the state tournament five times and even turned in the d…


The Manchester Essex girls lacrosse program entered the decade as one of the consistently strongest programs in the Cape Ann League, and it finished off the decade in the same spot.


The Gloucester softball program reached new heights this decade. What was once a struggling program is now a bona fide powerhouse in the Northeastern Conference, winning the last two championships while turning in the best girls sports season in Gloucester High School history a year ago with…


It was a memorable decade for the Gloucester baseball program, it fact it was quite possibly the best decade of baseball in program history.


Editor's Note: The Gloucester Daily Times's All Decade Team series has returned for baseball softball and lacrosse, which will run over the next two weeks and recognize each program's best players from 2011-2020. 

There may still be a high school spring athletics season, and if there is then there may still be a postseason to strive for. Even if the games do go ahead, however, there will not be any state champions crowned when all is said and done if new recommendations presented by the MIAA are made …

 Pick any description. They all apply in saluting one of the North Shore’s true golfing gems dating back to 1894. But now the Herbert Leeds-designed masterpiece has gained further stature after Golf Magazine, in its first issue of 2020, in announcing its biennial “Top 100 Golf Courses in the…