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Ice-ing on the cake

The 2010-2011 Marblehead boys ice hockey team (20-4-3) has been labeled one of the best teams the North Shore has ever seen and recently inducted into the Marblehead Hall of Fame. Heading into that season, they had a lot to prove as the team on paper was loaded, but they have yet to get over […]

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Miles from Marblehead to A&M By

Miles O’Neill’s Marblehead football career is over, but his journey with the game he loves is just beginning. On top of transferring to the Hun School of Princeton for his senior year, the gunslinger announced his commitment to Texas A&M this summer. “I’m really excited about it,” said O’Neill, who completed 152 of 210 passes […]

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As the ball rolls close, the people get closer

The backyard of the Council on Aging center sports, unexpectedly, a fully-fledged bocce court. Complete with a scorekeeping device, stands for the 2-pound balls, and tables for spectators, it gets no shortage of use from its dedicated players. The club of more than 60 members meets up to three times a week to play against […]

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No tricks, just truth from this Magician

He drinks a water bottle per class to stay hydrated, eats steak and eggs every morning before a game, watches film before bed, and his leg shakes beneath his desk in excitement for Friday nights at Piper Field. Meet Marblehead High’s biggest competitor, football and lacrosse star Connor Cronin. The senior and Marblehead native caught […]

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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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