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Weekly Picks

Today’s games Law. Academy at Gov. Academy, 2:30 A rare Friday afternoon game for the Govs (2-4) … It’s been a difficult season for the local Independent School League representative, which fell to Milton Academy, 21-7, last week. A visit from Lawrence Academy — the top team in the ISL — won’t help the Govs [...]

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There has been much football discussion on our Web site regarding the balance of power in the Cape Ann Small. I’m not complaining — that’s what the comment section is for. To me, though, there’s not much room for argument. The standings show two teams — Georgetown and Newburyport — tied at the top with [...]

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Making the picks

Editor’s Picks It’s hard to believe the Newburyport football team, despite its early struggles, sits a game and a half ahead of Amesbury in the Cape Ann League Small standings. Two weeks ago, Newburyport sat at 0-5, having completed its non-league schedule with a 19-0 loss to Pentucket. The situation looked bleak. Amesbury, on the [...]

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Weekly picks

Georgetown is the team to beat A quick reflection on last weekend’s football action: Congratulations to Georgetown for pulling off the upset of the season, overcoming a 14-0 second-half deficit against previously undefeated Amesbury en route to a 15-14 victory. Now Georgetown (4-0) is the lone unbeaten team in the River Rival Region, which is [...]

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The field hockey team of Newburyport is on a roll! They’re 10-2-3, have won seven in a row, and are having a fantastic year. (Last year they were 5-10-4.) The team is filled with talent (Ashley Karelis, Callie Hefferan, Cassandra Davis, and Haley Morris, just to name a few) and coach Lauren Hefferan’s new system [...]

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Weekly Picks

The Cape Ann League Small football season is upon us. For teams like Newburyport, Amesbury and Georgetown, this week’s games signify the start of a stretch in which every win and loss could affect postseason aspirations. For the winless Clippers (0-5), the league schedule signifies a clean slate. The players and coaches can still convince [...]

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Jillian Kinter’s pursuit of the Newburyport High career goals record is ongoing. She was held without a shot in the team’s 2-1 loss to Masconomet last night. She remains tied with Kristin Mahoney for the career goals record (76). To give you an idea of Kinter’s impact on the program, the team is 49-4-2 over [...]

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The weekly picks

A couple pieces of information for football fans in the area: First, we’ve re-established our membership with Rally North, so all of our local results — football and otherwise — will be posted on www.rallynorth.net on the evening of the particular games. So visit that site tonight, tomorrow and every day moving forward for the [...]

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