Author: Jerry DiStefano

People & Places

From coaching one sport to the next

Mike Giardi has been coaching since the late 1990s. Since 2017, Giardi has been the head coach for basketball, baseball, and an assistant coach for football at Marblehead. Once one season ends, Giardi quickly has to reset and get ready to coach the next sport. Giardi feels coaching other sports helps him during this transition. […]

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Sports & Leisure

She doesn’t play like an eighth grader

In the flash of a pad, disaster turned to a dream. The Marblehead girls hockey team lost its starting goaltender prior to the season. Eighth-grade goalie Liv Doucette – whose role on the team drastically changed – took advantage of the opportunity. Believe it or not, there was a time when Marblehead coach Brittany Smith […]

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