Saturday, March 9, 2013
Both of North Andover's teams were beaten by strong foes in the North Division 2 final, and boys head coach Mike McVeigh announced his retirement following the game.
Both North Andover basketball teams made the trip to Lowell's Tsongas Center for their respective North Division 2 title games on Saturday. Unfortunately for the Knights, neither was able to leave with a title. In the first game of the morning, unbeaten defending champion Reading toppled the Lady Knights, 50-33. Then in the second game, the boys team fell, 64-59, to Brighton. Following the boys game, head coach Mike McVeigh announced that the game will be his last. The veteran mentor decided about two months ago that he will retire following the current campaign. "I knew it was the right thing to do," said McVeigh, who told his players in the locker room following the contest. "The feeling I have for North Andover, for my players for 31 …
Sunday, November 11, 2012
The Scarlet Knights went on to grab a 3-0 victory over Wilmington on Saturday. Check back with North Andover Patch on Monday for complete coverage.
North Andover head coach Bill Tarbox is finished coaching after this season. The Scarlet Knights boys soccer team wants to make sure he has at least a few more days left on the sidelines. Tarbox's charges toppled Wilmington, 3-0, on Saturday to advance to the North Division 2 title game where North Andover will square off against Concord-Carlisle on Monday at 5:30 p.m. Check back with North Andover Patch on Monday for complete coverage of Saturday's victory.
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Wilmington scores power play goal early, adds empty netter late to snag 2-0 North Division two semifinal win.
It may be of little consolation to North Andover boys hockey fans, but Scarlet Knights head coach Pete Marfione believes his team just lost to the Division 2 state champions. Though North Andover outshot Wilmington, 28-15, the locals fell, 2-0 on Tuesday night at Chelmsford Forum in the Division 2 North semifinal tilt. Wilmington, meanwhile, advanced to Monday’s final against Winthrop with a berth in the state championship game on the line. “They’ll probably win the next two games I’d imagine,” said Marfione. “They’re the best team we’ve faced all year. I’d be surprised if they didn’t win it all.” Wilmington junior Cam Owens roofed a rebound past North Andover goalie Joey Daccord with 1:47 left in the opening period. The power play goal …