North Reading Sports

Hockey players receive post-season honors

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in North Reading Sports, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Published in the March 23, 2017 edition By Stephen Martellucci NORTH READING – Several players from the North Reading High boys hockey team, that won the Cape Ann League title this winter, recently received post-season honors. Four Hornets were named to the CAL All-League Team. Those four players were Tyler Collins (senior- defenseman), John Day (junior- goalie), James Doran (senior- defenseman), and Kevin Murphy (junior- defenseman). Four other players made the CAL All-Star team, John Merullo (senior- forward), Colin Chase (senior-...

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Squirts hockey team wins at CAN/AM tournament

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in North Reading Sports, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Published in the March 23, 2017 edition LAKE PLACID, NY – On March 8th, the majestic winter village of Lake Placid, New York welcomed the North Reading Hornets Squirt hockey team for the 2017 CAN/AM Hockey Tournament. Following the scenic drive through the Adirondacks, the team squared off against their first opponent, the New Jersey Junior Devils. The Hornets began the tournament in powerful fashion, handily controlling the game with a 12-0 victory. 8 different Hornets recorded a goal in this first contest. Game #2 proved to be a bit...

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PHOTO: Cheerleaders take third place

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off

Published in the March 23, 2017 edition

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NRLL to sponsor Challenger Division again in 2017

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in North Reading Sports, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off

Published in the March 16, 2017 edition NORTH READING – North Reading Little League is proud to announce that its Challenger Division will return for the fourth straight year. Challenger is most easily described as adaptive baseball for kids with special needs. It was established in 1989 as a separate division of Little League to enable boys and girls with physical and intellectual challenges, ages 4-18 (or up to age 22 if still enrolled in high school), to enjoy the game of baseball along with the millions of other children who...

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Heartbreaking tournament loss for the Hornets

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off

Published in the March 16, 2017 edition By Stephen Martellucci LOWELL – In the quarterfinal round of the Division 2 North state tournament, the North Reading High hockey team beat Lincoln-Sudbury, 1-0, in double-overtime. In the semifinal round, the Hornets were on the other side of the ledger as they lost to Stoneham, 2-1, in double overtime on March 7th as the Tsongas Center in Lowell. With the defeat, the second-seeded Hornets ended the year at 16-3-3. Meanwhile, the 11th-seeded Spartans ended up losing to Lowell Catholic, 2-0, on...

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PHOTO: Congrats to NRHS Cheerleaders

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Published in the March 16, 2017 edition

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PHOTO: We’re #1

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Published in the March 9, 2017 edition

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Second overtime goal gives Hornet skaters thrilling 1-0 win

Posted by on Mar 9, 2017 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off

Beating Lincoln-Sudbury Friday night Published in the March 9, 2017 edition By Stephen Martellucci James Doran’s goal, in the second six-minute overtime session, gave the North Reading High hockey team a thrilling, 1-0, win over Lincoln-Sudbury in the Div. 2 North quarterfinals at the Chelmsford Forum last Friday. The goal came with just 3.2 seconds remaining on the clock setting off a wild celebration by the Hornets. “It was the game of a lifetime,” stated North Reading head coach John Giuliotti. “It was a special moment and I was proud to...

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Hornets’ season comes to end in Division 3 North quarterfinals

Posted by on Mar 9, 2017 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off

Published in the March 9, 2017 edition By DAN NUNN Survive furious 4th quarter rally to down Reggies NORTH READING — The Hornets survived a furious fourth quarter rally to beat the Greater Lawrence Reggies, 66-61, in the first round of the Division 3 North state sectional tournament on March 1. Senior Bob O’Donnell was terrific with 16 points and 16 rebounds. Senior Cam Davis was the game’s high scorer with 17 points. Early on in the first quarter the game was tied up at 4-4. But once North Reading turned on, their defense they took over. The...

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Hoopsters suffer season-ending defeat in Div. 3 North quarterfinals

Posted by on Mar 9, 2017 in North Reading Sports | Comments Off

Published in the March 9, 2017 edition By DAN NUNN AMESBURY — The Lady Hornets’ basketball season came to an end in the Division 3 North quarterfinals at the hands of the No. 1 seed, the Amesbury Indians, who previously defeated North Reading 48-34 on March 2. Senior captain Katerina Hassapis was outstanding in the last game of her NRHS career with a team-high 16 points. The Indians got off to a hot start in the opening quarter. They scored 15 points and held a 15-10 lead over the Hornets by the end of one. In the second quarter North Reading...

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