Lynnfield Sports

Craig Stone going into National Wrestling Coaches Hall of Fame

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the January 18, 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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Lady Pioneers discover positives in a loss

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017 in Lynnfield Sports, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Published in the January 18, 2017 edition By DAVID McCOUBREY LYNNFIELD — Despite a loss Jan. 10 at the hands of a spry Hamilton-Wenham team, the Lynnfield girls’ basketball team may have discovered an identity that will help them moving forward. The game went to the Generals, 54-35, and the Pioneers trailed 20-5 after one quarter of play at Lynnfield High School. Early, the Generals jumped out to a hot start, with junior guard Jacqueline Fibb draining three 3-pointers in the first. But after weathering that storm, the Pioneers started making...

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Co-op swim team begins season 4-1

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Published in the January 18, 2017 edition By JIM SOUTHMAYD LYNNFIELD — The Lynnfield High and Wakefield Memorial High co-operative swim team is competing for the first time ever and that is good news for the Pioneers. However the combined squad hasn’t been such good news for the rest of the teams in the Cape Ann League. The co-ed swim team is currently off to a 4-1 overall start and 4-0 in league competition, due to the fine swimmers from Lynnfield and the addition of the Wakefield boys’ swimmers who joined the team this winter season. A...

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Pair of goals by Garofoli lifts icemen past Chieftains

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017 in Lynnfield Sports | Comments Off

Published in the January 18, 2017 edition By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI HAVERHILL — On Saturday afternoon, the Lynnfield High boys’ hockey team nipped host Masconomet, 2-1, at the Valley Forum in Haverhill. With that victory, the Pioneers improved to 5-3-1 overall and 2-2-1 in the Cape Ann League. The first Pioneers’ goal came with 9:41 remaining in the opening period as Will Garofoli scored, assisted by Jaret Simpson and Tom Powers. Lynnfield made it 2-0 with 9:38 left in the second period as Garofoli scored again. Powers and Mike Caruso both got...

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Boys’ hoop cruises past North Reading, Rockport

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

Published in the January 11, 2017 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The boys’ basketball team compiled a 2-1 record over the course of the past two weeks, improving the Pioneers’ record this season to 5-1. The Pioneers began last week defeating archrival North Reading 68-57 Jan. 3. Junior Zach Shone had a monster game for the locals, finishing with 16 points and 16 rebounds. “Zack is so explosive as an athlete with a legitimate nose for the ball,” said Pioneers head coach Scott MacKenzie. “With so much attention paid to Lou (Ellis) and...

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Icemen stung by North Reading, ties Newburyport

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

Published in the January 11, 2017 edition By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The boys’ hockey team concluded last week with a loss and a tie, bringing the Pioneers’ overall record this season to 4-2-1. The Pioneers began last week falling 3-1 to North Reading Jan. 4. The first period was a defensive battle between the Pioneers and Hornets, resulting in a 0-0 tie. Lynnfield took a 1-0 lead 5:31 into the second period after captain Joey Mack nailed a shot. Senior Johnny Percoskie had the assist. “Joey has been extremely consistent the whole year,”...

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Pioneers turn in impressive performance at indoor track Speed Classic

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

Published in the January 11, 2017 edition By MAUREEN DOHERTY LYNNFIELD — Members of the boys’ indoor track and field team had “an impression” showing at the recent Speed Classic meet held at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Boston, head coach Christine Smith told the Villager. Davide Pittilini won the 55-meter hurdles with a speedy time of 7.89 seconds. Pittilini also placed in two other events. He finished ninth overall in the 55-meter dash with a time of 6.89 seconds and then took 10th in the long jump with a...

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Black and Gold finish 13th in Pentucket Tourney

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

Published in the January 4, 2017 edition By DAN TOMASELLO WEST NEWBURY — The Lynnfield-North Reading co-operative wrestling team gave strong performances in the Pentucket Tournament and in a quad meet last week. The Black and Gold finished 13th overall in the Pentucket Tournament Dec. 27. There were 20 teams representing divisions 1, 2 and 3 during the tournament. Junior Kevin Farrelly (195 lbs.) was the only member of the Black and Gold to place in the tournament. According to Black and Gold head coach Craig Stone, Farrelly’s fourth place...

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Icemen dismantle Portland 6-1

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Published in the January 4, 2017 edition By DAN TOMASELLO SAUGUS — The boys’ hockey team concluded the Kasabuski Christmas Tournament with a victory. The Pioneers (4-1) cruised past Portland, Maine 6-1 Dec. 27. Lynnfield scored three goals during the first period. Senior Tom Powers gave the locals a 1-0 lead 2:36 into the first period. Senior Christian D’Agostino and freshman Ronnie Fuccillo had the assists. The Pioneers took a 2-0 lead seven minutes in the first period after senior Johnny Percoskie found the back of the net, assisted by...

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PHOTO: North Shore Skating Club toy drive

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

Published in the January 4, 2017 edition

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