North Reading Sports

Craig Stone going into National Wrestling Coaches Hall of Fame

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017 in North Reading Sports, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Published in the January 19, 2017 edition BY DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Lynnfield-North Reading co-operative wrestling head coach Craig Stone has earned a reputation for being one of the sport’s best coaches in the state for over 40 years. Stone’s hard work and dedication are going to be recognized on Saturday, April 29, when he will be inducted into the National Wrestling Coaches Hall of Fame in a ceremony at Gillette Stadium. He is joining Natick wrestling coach Robert Anniballi, Canton wrestling coach Thomas Bartonsek and Norton wrestling...

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Hockey team continues unbeaten streak, 9-0

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Published in the January 19, 2017 edition By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI On Saturday afternoon, the North Reading High boys hockey team beat guest Triton, 5-3, at Kasabuski Rink in Saugus. With the victory, the Hornets improved to 9-0 overall and 4-0 in the Cape Ann League. “They are a tough team to play,” admitted Hornets head coach John Giuliotti. “They also have a new coach, but the special teams were the difference.” North Reading had two power-play goals while the Vikings did not have any. Matt Corrieri scored 5:08 into the first period assisted...

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Hornets extend winning streak to three games

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Escape Ipswich with 49-46 victory Published in the January 19, 2017 edition DAN NUNN IPSWICH — Senior Mike McCauley’s go ahead 3-pointer with 15 seconds left helped the Hornets eke out a 49-46 victory over the Ipswich Tigers on Jan. 9 in what Coach Joe Casey called the team’s “worst performance of the year.” North Reading only shot 15-56 from the floor, went 17-36 from the foul line and committed 21 turnovers. Senior Anthony Maldonado was the high scorer with 11 points. Both teams struggled offensively in the first half. At the half, the game...

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Undefeated hockey team hosts Pride Day Sat. at 4:30 p.m.

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Posted on: Thursday, January 12, 2017 By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI HAVERHILL — The red-hot North Reading High boys’ hockey team stayed undefeated last Saturday afternoon as they blanked host Masconomet, 5-0, at the Valley Forum in Haverhill With that victory, the Hornets improved to 7-0 overall and 4-0 in the Cape Ann League. The Hornets scored three times in the first period and added single goals in the second and third periods. Kevin Murphy led the way with four points as he had a power-play goal and three assists....

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Mike Driscoll visits Cuba with NU teams

Posted by on Jan 12, 2017 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off

Published in the January 12, 2017 edition BOSTON – Vintage cars and hand-rolled cigars were among the sights seen by North Reading’s Mike Driscoll during a recent visit to Cuba. The senior right-handed pitcher accompanied the Northeastern University baseball and volleyball teams, coaches, athletic administrators and parents on a six-day stay on the Caribbean island over the week before Christmas. Each athletic team played two games against local competition. The athletes also attended briefings on the country’s history and culture, and...

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Lady hoopsters improve to 6-3

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Pound Pioneers 42-19 Published in the January 12, 2017 edition DAN NUNN LYNNFIELD — The Hornets girls’ basketball team extended their winning streak to three games by pounding the Lynnfield Pioneers 42-19 on the road Jan. 3. Sophomore Casey McAuliffe was superb once again with 18 points, including five 3-pointers. North Reading came out of the gates red hot in the first quarter. The Hornets scored 18 points and held an 18-4 lead after one. In the second quarter, the defense was turned up and the Pioneers were held to just two points. The...

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Black and Gold topples Shepherd Hill

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Published in the January 12, 2017 edition DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The Lynnfield-North Reading co-operative wrestling team won its only contest last week, improving the Black and Gold’s overall record this season to 9-1-1. The grapplers defeated Shepherd Hill 39-24 Jan. 4. Sophomore Dylan Reardon (126 lbs.) filled in for injured senior Will Glover, and secured his third career pin in 5:47. Senior captain Adam Rossetti (138 lbs.) defeated his counterpart by fall in 5:47. “(Rossetti) improved his overall record to 12-5 and leads the team with...

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Skaters 5-0 after beating Gloucester

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off

Published in the January 5, 2017 edition BY: Stephen Martellucci Collin Chase’s power play goal with 11:48 left in the third period lifted the North Reading High boys hockey team to a, 3-2 win over host Gloucester last Friday night at Talbot Rink. With the non-league victory, the Hornets improved to 5-0 overall. Things did not start off well for the locals as the Fishermen netted two goals in the first period. However, the Hornets answered with a pair of goals in the second period. Matt Gravellese and Matt Corrieri scored for North Reading...

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Lady Hoopsters win Pope John Holiday Tourney; improve to 4-2

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Maul Marblehead 48-24 Published in the January 5, 2017 edition BY DAN NUNN EVERETT — The Hornets girls’ basketball team ended their two game losing streak with an impressive 48-24 victory over the Marblehead Magicians in the first round of the Pope John Holiday Tournament on Dec. 27. Senior captain Katerina Hassapis was outstanding with 18 points. Sophomore Casey McAuliffe had a solid performance as well with 11 points, including three 3- pointers. North Reading got off to a good start in the first quarter. They scored 14 points and led 14-10...

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Gymnastics season off to “a good start”

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Published in the January 5, 2017 edition By Stephen Martellucci Jen Habeeb is back for her second year as head coach of the North Reading- Danvers High co-op gymnastics team. Last winter, the Falcons finished 7-1 overall coming in second place in the Northeastern Conference- Cape Ann League behind Beverly. They then placed 12th in the North Sectionals. The Falcons lost two members from that team as Alyson Kelleher graduated and Rachel Hill, a North Reading junior, is concentrating on the pole vault and did not return. However, Habeeb does...

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