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Most Beverly High football historians would agree that the 1980s were the greatest decade in Panther football lore. Under legendary head coach Bill Hamor, the Orange-and-Black won 76 games, lost only 23 and tied two while capturing three Northeastern Conference titles, the first 10-win campa…

Last year was a magical one for the St. John’s Prep football team, one that ended with the Eagles being crowned Division 1 Super Bowl champs at Gillette Stadium. That team was loaded with talent on both sides of the ball, and the players graduation claimed left some very big shoes to fill.

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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.

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Team-by-Team previews, facts and figures heading into the 2018 high school football season. Click on the arrows below to scroll between the lead story about local linemen to the various previews for each different high school.

Over the years, the spread formation has usually been the bread and butter of Pingree's football offense. It helped bring them back-to-back bowl championships in 2009 and 2010, when they averaged 32.8 and 39.2 points per game, respectively. 

Most Beverly High football historians would agree that the 1980s were the greatest decade in Panther football lore. Under legendary head coach Bill Hamor, the Orange-and-Black won 76 games, lost only 23 and tied two while capturing three Northeastern Conference titles, the first 10-win campa…

Last year was a magical one for the St. John’s Prep football team, one that ended with the Eagles being crowned Division 1 Super Bowl champs at Gillette Stadium. That team was loaded with talent on both sides of the ball, and the players graduation claimed left some very big shoes to fill.

popular editor's pick

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.

editor's pick

Team-by-Team previews, facts and figures heading into the 2018 high school football season. Click on the arrows below to scroll between the lead story about local linemen to the various previews for each different high school.

Over the years, the spread formation has usually been the bread and butter of Pingree's football offense. It helped bring them back-to-back bowl championships in 2009 and 2010, when they averaged 32.8 and 39.2 points per game, respectively. 

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Beverly - Francis "Frank" Joseph Toronto, Jr. of Beverly died at Beverly Hospital on November 7. Frank was born in Boston on May 2, 1936, and attended Boston Latin School and Northeastern University, from which he earned an Associate Degree in Accounting. From 1959 until his 1961 Honorable D…

Salem - Michael D. Guinard, age 57 years, beloved husband of Wendy (White) Guinard, died Sunday December 1, 2019, at the Massachusetts General hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in Saugus, he is the son of Frances Law-Davis of Florida and the late Alfred W. Guinard, Jr. He was ra…