Bending behind home plate as a catcher for an entire softball game or play as often as required to be a defender in field and ice hockey test an athlete's endurance.
The academic honors he has received nine times during his high school career at Essex Tech is certainly noteworthy. She is the fact that he's the Hawks' all-time leading scorer in hockey, a player who eclipsed the hallowed 100-point mark this winter.
Whether it's hitting the books, staying busy athletically or making time for others, one central theme runs through Nikki Rosa's life: she's a go-getter.
To put it in perspective, the Boston Patriots had only played two seasons of professional football, Bill Russell was at the height of his powers with the Boston Celtics, Bobby Orr wouldn't play his first game for the Boston Bruins for another four-plus years, and 45-year-old John F. Kennedy …
A quick glance at Isabella Pomeroy's resume can be overwhelming if you're not ready for the plethora of achievements she's already achieved in her life.
What's older than every James Bond movie ever made, as prestigious as any individual award handed out to high schoolers in the Bay State, and awarded each spring to the top student-athlete from across the North Shore landscape?
The position Nicholas Capra plays for the Salem High boys lacrosse team is attack. It's his job to help facilitate the Witches' offense, score goals and produce.
Were he asked to pinpoint his most memorable accomplishment during four years at Swampscott High School, Thomas O'Keefe would have a difficult time narrowing it down.
The Danvers High girls soccer team was on the brink of history, and there was no more fitting player to have the game on her foot than Lydia Runnals.
Driving a team to a North sectional final in one sport is tough enough. Making it in two only proves that the bigger the stage, the bigger Bishop Fenwick’s Jennie Meagher plays.
To be an exceptional student or terrific athlete are goals to strive for. But being referred to as an example for all others to follow puts Geena Stasiuk in another stratosphere altogether.
Marblehead’s Teddy Mayle has never received anything outside of an A throughout his nearly flawless four-year academic high school career.
The Masconomet boys basketball team enjoyed one of their best seasons in recent memory this past winter, and senior big man David Hunter was a huge reason why.
Andrew Dembowski was asked about his strongest beliefs and values. His response — “that genuine human relationships are the most important aspect of our lives” — sheds light on exactly the type of student-athlete the Danvers native has been in his time at St. John’s Prep.
Running is a huge part of Becca Erhard's life. She runs for the Generals' renowned cross country, indoor track and outdoor track teams, proficient at running long distances with great success.
Intelligent, curious, tenacious, witty, funny and versatile: Those are just some of the words Manchester Essex assistant principal and athletic director Paul Murphy used to describe James Riordan.
SALEM — Fifty-five years ago, the inaugural Salem News Student-Athlete Award was awarded to Peter Zeitzoff of Beverly High.
Four consecutive years as an honor roll student. Twelve consecutive seasons of excellence in three varsity sports. A willingness to give of herself and sacrifice her own glory to better those around her.
When one of his teachers asked Kyle Faddis how he manages to balance all his training time on the track with an incredible courseload and lots of reading, he replied that discipline was his key to success.
Great distance runners are often measured by the clock. But measuring Peabody’s Mareclo Rocha by the stopwatch alone would be like missing the forest while concentrating on one tree.
Top ten percent in her class, varsity volleyball and basketball captain, and a regular volunteer in a variety of events: Those are just some of the many admirable qualities that make Bishop Fenwick’s Sam Mancinelli a model student-athlete.
It’s never a stretch to describe a four-year varsity soccer player as goal oriented. But those are nevertheless two words that describe Salem’s Jessica Jellison precisely.
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.
Whether they’re ahead, behind or locked in a tie game, new head coach Danielle Finocchario wants her Beverly High girls hockey team to be grateful that they can be on the ice.
Read more about this year's high school graduates on the North Shore in our special Salute to Seniors section.
Check out our series of podcasts on topics from high school football to Halloween in Salem.
This Week's Circulars
- Large amount of fentanyl, cash seized in Salem
- 'Wicked Tuna' captains re-up for 9th season
- Danvers house damaged by fire
- Young hockey player saves host from fire
- No foul play suspected in Peabody woman's death at marina
- Suspect sought in mid-morning Salem stabbing
- Home provides 'happy place' for residents with rare genetic disorder
- Lawyer: Owner of dog that died didn't know of potential ailment
- Police favored relatives, friends in hiring process, state says
- Police break up regional narcotics trafficking ring