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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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Listen as Salem News sportswriter Matt Williams talks with Endicott mens basketball coach and Peabody Hall of Famer Kevin Bettencourt for the "March Madness" edition of the show. Bettencourt touches on his Gulls two NCAA tournament appearances, their first ever NCAA win and shares some memor…

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Peabody - Francis T. Kiely Jr., of Peabody, died peacefully on Saturday April 4, 2020, on his 87th birthday. Born in Lynn to the late Francis T. and Margaret J. (O'Connell) Kiely, he lived in Lynn for most of his life, and then Peabody for 35 years. Francis was a graduate of St. Mary's High …