Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


  • Thursday, March 6, 2014

    Courtesy photo The 2013-2014 Andover High School varsity basketball team winners of the Baystate Financial Player of the Fortnight awards pictured with their coaches are boys coach Dave Fazio, Kenny Doherty, Rachel Cormier, Jeff Dreyfus, Rebecca Alois, award sponsor Ronald Hill, John Pisacreta, Jessica Witten, Ben Brown, Colleen Caveney, Griffin Rose, Alyssa Casey and girls coach E.J. Perry.

    Sports Brief Posted 42 days ago 1 Photo

    Courtesy photo The children of the late David Vaughan and his wife, Kristin -- Colin, Kevin and Caroline -- as well as David Vaughan's brother, Dan, receive a check from event organizer Matt Deschamps and Merrimack College Director of Athletics Jeremy Gibson during a pre-game ceremony at the men's ice hockey game last Friday.

    Merrimack College Athletics honors Vaughan family Posted 42 days ago 2 Photos

    Courtesy photo Andover's John Hennessy, here taking a swing for Boston College, had a double and scored a run against the Red Sox in spring training play last week.

    Facing the Sox Posted 42 days ago 1 Photo
  • Thursday, February 27, 2014
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    CARL RUSSO/Staff photo Andover captain John Pisacreta fights through a North Andover defender to fire up a shot earlier this season. Pisacreta has worked his way from JV player as a sophomore to varsity captain this season.

    Gritty Pisacreta fought his way to the top of the lineup for red hot boys basketball Posted 49 days ago 1 Photo

    Courtesy photo The Andover High girls gymnastics team celebrates after winning the North Sectional title this past weekend. The team includes, top row, from left, Victoria Norton, Jessie Barry, Rachel Cadet, Isabel Tavenner, Courtney Carver, Marissa Dorros, Anna Mankovich and Amber Li; middle row, from left, Isabelle Allen, Kaitlyn McDonald, Gina Campbell, Beatrice Ward and Sophia Allen; and bottom row, from left, coach Tracy Vadala, captain Rachel Mandelbaum, Tamra Rutfield, captain Natalie Wagner, captain Jessie Livingston and coach Leeann Vadala. Devan DeSisto is missing from the photo. The state tournament is on Saturday.

    Record-setting girls gymnastics rolls to title Posted 49 days ago 1 Photo

    AP Photo Annalisa Drew of Andover reacts after a run during women's ski halfpipe qualifying at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park last week during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

    Stellar Olympic effort for Andover's Drew Posted 49 days ago 3 Photos
  • Carver, girls gymnastics take North title Posted 49 days ago
  • 'Raise the Lights' for Deyermond Park opening Posted 49 days ago
  • Thursday, February 20, 2014

    Courtesy photo Boston College assistant sports information director Dick Kelley, at center court, was honored for winning the U.S. Basketball Writers Association's prestigious Courage Award prior to the Eagles' game against Virginia last March. Kelley, an Andover native, battled Lou Gehrig's disease for nearly three years.

    BC mourns passing of quiet giant Posted 56 days ago 2 Photos

    Courtesy photo Jack Reilly of Andover, top, a wrestler for Tabor Academy in Marion, placed fifth in the New England championships this past weekend at Brooks School in North Andover.

    Sports Briefs Posted 56 days ago 1 Photo

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