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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.

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.

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

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Salem News Executive Sports Editor Phil Stacey and assistant sports editor Matt 'Willie' Williams talk with MSO WebRadio's Bill Newell about the MIAA pushing the start of fall sports back to Sept. 14 and other local sports topics. 

Salem News sportswriters Phil Stacey, Matt 'Willie' Williams and Nick Giannino chat with Nick Curcuru of The Gloucester Times and MSO WebRadio's Bill Newell and Rick Moore about the current state of North Shore sports. 

The Salem News sports staff -- Phil, Willie and Nick -- chat with MSO WebRadio's Bill Newell and Rick Moore as they discuss the state of sports on the North Shore with baseball beginning back up locally. 

Executive Sports Editor Phil Stacey and assistant sports editor Matt Williams chat with Gloucester Times sports editor Nick Curcuru and MSO WebRadio's Bill Newell and Rick Moore about sports slowly starting back up on the North Shore.

The Salem News sportswriters -- Matt 'Willie' Williams, Nick 'Nino' Giannino and Executive Sports Editor Phil Stacey -- chat with Gloucester Times sports editor Nick Curcuru and MSO Web Radio's Bill Newell about the latest North Shore sports happenings. 

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