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Knights ousted in College World Series

Knights ousted in College World Series

  By: Mark Behan – June, 2013 The Northern Essex Community College baseball express was derailed in Tyler, Texas, at the National Junior College World Series. The Knights were eliminated…

Mayhew makes history with all-time best

Mayhew makes history with all-time best

By:  Mark Behan – June, 2013 Alex Mayhew is worth cheering about. If you are not familiar with Alex Mayhew, it may be because you blinked. At 5-7, 150 pounds…

IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES: Two Bills for Welcoming Survivors Home

IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES: Two Bills for Welcoming Survivors Home

  By: State Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives – May 2013 We are all shocked and saddened by the cruelty of the attacks inflicted on innocent people at the finish line…

MORALITY MATTERS – The Newest Hero in the Dictatorship of Relativism

MORALITY MATTERS – The Newest Hero in the  Dictatorship of Relativism

By: Paul Murano – May 2013 You know the drill, someone of social importance comes out as “gay” and the media talking heads fall over each other deifying him. Among…

Knights capture Region XXI, advance to World Series

Knights capture Region XXI, advance to World Series

By: Mark Behan May – 2013 This was supposed to be a rebuilding year for the Northern Essex Community College baseball team. After all, the Knights were coming off a magic…

McVeigh and Tildsley retire; Dunham leads Striders

McVeigh and Tildsley retire; Dunham leads Striders

By: Mark Behan – May 2013 After a combined 70 years of coaching and 875 wins between them, two Lions of the Winter have retired. Longtime Andover High School girls’…

Lyons Demands Governor Patrick Lift “Veil Of Secrecy” Protecting Terrorists “Privacy Rights”

Lyons Demands Governor Patrick Lift “Veil Of Secrecy” Protecting Terrorists “Privacy Rights”

  BOSTON, MA – “In Deval Patrick’s Massachusetts,” observed Representative Jim Lyons, “terrorists are granted more privacy protection than the police, fire, and first responders who risk their lives for…

Moving forward after marathon bombings

By: Mark Behan – April 24, 2013 Chances are you’ve seen him in the video that played over and over again – an endless loop shown on the news and…

Haverhill sprinter Figuereo smashing Merrimack records

Haverhill sprinter Figuereo smashing Merrimack records

By Mark Behan – April 18, 2013 “So, Noelia Figuereo, you’ve just won two national titles. What are you going to do next?” If Figuereo had been the Super Bowl…

Dracut Principal inducted into Wrestling Hall of Fame

Dracut Principal inducted into Wrestling Hall of Fame

  By Mark Behan – April 4, 2013 Following in the footsteps of his namesake and late father, Dr. Robert Fitzgerald Jr. is a hall of famer. The longtime Methuen High…

Ward commits to St. Lawrence, keeps NHL dream alive

Ward commits to St. Lawrence, keeps NHL dream alive

By Mark Behan – March 28, 2013 Moments into his high school hockey debut, then-Haverhill High freshman Brian Ward wasted little time scoring his first goal.  The goal brought the…

Methuen Track Star O’Donnell Tearing Up Indoor Ovals

Methuen Track Star O’Donnell Tearing Up Indoor Ovals

    By: Mark Behan – March 2013 Methuen High track coach Roger Fuller vividly recalls the spring track practice when his star distance runner showed up with a cast…

Methuen’s Conway leads first-year hockey team

Methuen’s Conway leads first-year hockey team

By Mark Behan – March 21, 2013 After dropping six of eight hockey games, the Methuen/Tewksbury girls’ playoff hopes were evaporating like spring snow.  Sitting below .500, the Red Rangers…

Looking Back – Christmas at Fenway

Looking Back – Christmas at Fenway

  By Shawn Hansen – February 2013 As Thanksgiving fell on November 22nd this past year and Christmas took place on December 25th as it does every year, the holiday…

Red Sox Start with Low Expectations

By Mark Behan – February 23, 2013 “Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.” ― Alexander Pope From 1959 to 1966 the Boston Red Sox…

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