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ANDOVER — Just days into his track career, Andover junior Michael Makiej had an idea.

PHILADELPHIA — The Merrimack College men’s lacrosse program walked into the history books on Sunday.


After 30 years and more than 450 victories, Andover boys basketball coach Dave Fazio has earned one of the most prestigious honors of his career.


Throughout his stellar baseball career at Andover High School, Timmy Kalantzakos was primarily an outfielder.


When you’re as busy as Andover track star Delia Barbanti, it helps to be fast.

 NOTE: Here’s a look at this spring’s Andover High boys and girls lacrosse teams.


CHESTNUT HILL — Welcome to the world of Big Boy college football, which was on display on the Boston College campus Saturday afternoon.

NOTE: Here is Part 1 of the Andover Townsman’s look at Andover High’s spring sports teams. Boys and girls lacrosse will appear in next week’s Townsman.

After six seasons as a member of the Baltimore Orioles minor league system, Andover’s Michael Yastrzemski is set to kick off his first season as a member of the San Fransisco Giants organization.

Andover Showtime, a newly created travel basketball team in Andover made up of 5th- to 7th-graders, did quite well in its inaugural season, according to head coach Adam Beck.

Andover senior Sean Bradshaw can’t remember the last time he didn’t get an A in one of his classes, but he suspects that it might have been seven years ago.

LOWELL — When the Andover High boys hockey team got the break it needed, scoring the game-tying goal with five-and-a-half minutes to play, it hoped that impetus would carry through the rest of the contest.


WOBURN — With the chance to earn the program’s first ever trip to the state title game, Andover hung with the No. 1-ranked team in the state for three periods.


BOSTON — An extra day of waiting, a drive into the heart of Boston and a raucous opposing crowd just inches away from the court in Boston Latin’s cramped, tiny gym could do nothing to derail Andover on Sunday.


Callie Wiley could feel something special brewing.

ROXBURY  — Behind stellar individual performances by Delia Barbanti and Jodi Parrott and clutch work in the relays, the Andover girls won the team title at the Massachusetts Division 1 Track Championship last Thursday.

This Week's Circulars


Kingston, MA - Richard Guild Hinman, 71 died In Kingston on Wednesday, May 22. He was the son of Robert W. Hinman and Jane Guild, of Andover. He was born September 1, 1947 in Melrose, Mass. He was a graduate of Phillips Academy, Andover and Colby College, Waterville, Maine. He was involved i…