, Salem, MA

November 20, 2013

Local sports briefs

The Salem News


The annual Beverly High Alumni Football Get-Together will be held Wednesday, Nov. 27 at the Franco-American Club in Beverly from 6-11:30 p.m. Former Beverly High football players and cheerleaders, as well as friends of Beverly high football, are invited to attend this social gathering the night before the Panthers’ annual Thanksgiving Day game against Salem High. There is no cost to attend. For more information, please contact Mike Nardella at 978-376-1041.


The 2013 Marblehead/Swampscott ‘Old-Timers’ Night will be held Monday, Nov. 25 at the Gerry Five Club on Beacon Street in Marblehead, beginning with a social hour at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7. Former players from both Marblehead and Swampscott football teams of years past are welcome to attend. Reservations for Marblehead attendees can be made by sending an email to (please specify beef or fish for your dinner preference at this time).


Thanksgiving Day football tickets for the 115th Beverly/Salem football game can be purchased at the Beverly High Athletic Department on 100 Sohier Road during school hours. Tickets are $10 for reserved seats and $7 for general admission ($5 pre-sale), with $1 going to the Riley Rocks Foundation. General admission tickets will be $11 at Bertram Field in Salem the morning of the game.


Tickets for the 2013 Ipswich Athletic Hall of Fame Induction ceremony and banquet are now on sale. Tickets for the Friday, Nov. 29 event at the Hellenic Center in Ipswich may be purchased by contacting Hall of Fame President Doug Woodworth at 978-356-9359. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m.


Marblehead Youth Baseball registration has opened and each player who registers now until December 31, 2013 will receive a $25 discount. After December 31, 2013, normal registration fees will apply. Please go to to register.