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Their first foray in the famed Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race in 2015 resulted in a surprising second-place finish in class for the crew of the 38-foot sailboat REVolution.

SALEM — The Bakers Island light station will be getting a new exhibit next year, showing visitors what life was like for a lighthouse keeper there, thanks to a grant from the Daughters of the American Revolution.

SALEM — A pair of outstanding soccer players, Ashley Leboeuf from the women’s team and freshman Mayele Malango of the men’s team, each received the prestigious Salem State President’s Cup trophies awarded to the top female and male athletes at the University during a gala ceremony Monday nig…

HAMILTON — Mother Nature is an opponent that can always frustrate teams. But even in her crosshairs, elite squads must weather the storm to pull out victories  — and Pingree's girls lacrosse squad did just that in their home contest against Winsor.

BOSTON — Five quick takes after the Bruins opened the playoffs in dominant fashion by hammering the Maple Leafs, 5-1, in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series: 

BOSTON — Five quick takes from the Bruins' 4-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils Tuesday night at TD Garden: 

The Beverly High School Sports Hall of Fame will be inducing eight new members on Saturday, April 7 at the Danversport Yacht Club. In addition, they will be honoring the 1988 Beverly High football team that went 10-0 in the regular season and became the first squad in school history to make …

Salem Country Club amateur Wayne Guyer was featured in Monday's sports section of the Salem News. Guyer's last name was misspelled in the article. It is indeed Guyer, not 'Duyer'. 

BEVERLY — The folks at Endicott College didn’t have to search very far to find a figure they knew could inspire the future students who will live in their latest residence hall.

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SWAMPSCOTT — Swampscott football will forfeit this Saturday's game against Saugus and some team members may face disciplinary action over a possible hazing incident last week, school officials said Friday.

BEVERLY — Varsity football will likely move back to Hurd Stadium next fall,  but fewer fans will be able to watch. When new bleachers are installed, the number of seats is expected to be cut from 5,000 to 2,000.

Top professional and amateur racers from across North America and throughout Europe, including many former national champions, will again converge on Stage Fort Park for the Rapha Super Cross Gloucester on Sept. 27-28. The two-day competition is also the opening event in the 2014 Verge New E…

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Team-by-team previews and features for all 13 schools in The Salem News coverage area for winter sports like boys and girls hockey, boys and girls basketball, boys and girls indoor track, swimming and wrestling.

Jimmy Guy is enthusiastic about his new head coaching job with the Salem High boys and girls indoor track teams. Wanting to pass along his love for running, the Witch City native has big plans for his two squads.

Read more about this year's high school graduates on the North Shore in our special Salute to Seniors section.

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Beverly and Danvers, MA - Frank Elliott Rowand, 91, passed away at the Hunt Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, after a long struggle with heart disease. Born in Salem to Melville and Melba Rowand, Frank went on to graduate from Salem High School. In 1959, he opened Rowand's Fish Market in Be…