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With midseason approaching, it has already been an exciting boys basketball season on Cape Ann. Both Gloucester and Manchester Essex are on the right side of the .500 mark, halfway to a postseason berth.There is still a lot of basketball left to be played, but all three local teams have c…
The high school hockey season has reached midseason, and both Gloucester and Rockport are starting to hit their stride.The Fishermen have been dominant at times in the first half, sporting a 7-2-1 record and a 5-0 record in the Northeastern Conference South Division. Rockport, on the othe…
Over the years, Shawsheen has been a serious thorn in the side of the Rockport hockey team. Heading into Saturday's Commonwealth Athletic Conference tilt at the Talbot Rink, the Vikings had not beaten Shawsheen since the 2013-14 season. That streak will continue into another season as the Ra…
Dismantling a deer-in-the-headlights quarterback in the Divisional Round has basically been a Patriots birthright for the better part of a decade.
Veteran leadership is paramount for any successful high school sports team. While Cape Ann teams have plenty of veteran talent and leadership, there are also a wealth of talented underclassmen making big impacts on local teams.
The underclassmen on the Gloucester and Manchester Essex indoor track teams got the chance to compete against the state's top underclassmen this weekend at the State Freshman/Sophomore Meet. Both teams competed in the state small school division, which features programs from Division 4 and D…
A new year brings new opportunities for Cape Ann high school sports teams.With about a third of the season completed for most squads, there is still plenty of time for local teams to either continue to find success or to turn around a slow start. With eight weeks left in the regular seaso…
There was plenty of success to go around on Cape Ann in 2018 when it came to its sports teams. The year 2018 brought tons of winning on the high school ranks and beyond as deep playoff runs were the norm in the winter, spring and fall seasons.Here's a look at Cape Ann's top teams of 2018,…
This Week's Circulars
BEVERLY — Windover Development founder Steven Dodge, whose company became a major builder on Cape Ann and the North Shore, died in a bike accident in Florida on Wednesday, according to media reports.
- Windover founder Steve Dodge dies in bike accident
- Jesuits who served in Gloucester accused of abuse
- Gloucester man jailed in child porn case
- Superfine Food closes two restaurants
- Rockport jazz students set sights on Berklee top spot
- Accused bank robber remains held in jail
- Potty peeper takes a plea