Tuesday, January 3, 2012
CBS Sports’ MaxPreps honored six players.
Six Lynnfield High School Pioneers are being honored for their achievements on the gridiron. In naming its Massachusetts All-League Football Teams, CBS Sports’ MaxPreps honored Lynnfield's D.J. DeGeorge, Mike Karavetsos, Andrew Kibarian, Jonathan Roberto and Steven Yobaccio on the CAL/NEC (Division 4) team.
Friday, November 25, 2011
After taking the lead 18-16 early in the second half, Lynnfield surrendered 21 unanswered points.
The Pioneers started strong against North Reading during the annual Thanksgiving football game, but things turned against them by the second half. North Reading took a 37-18 victory over Lynnfield in the annual matchup, despite predictions beforehand that this could be a close game because both teams were so evenly matched.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
The big game is Thursday, 10:30 a.m. at North Reading
Here are five things to know about this year's Thanksgiving football game between North Reading and Lynnfield: Start time: The Thanksgiving football game starts at 10:30 a.m. at North Reading. Could Be A Very Close Game: This year could feature a great game between the two teams because they are actually very evenly matched. Lynnfield was ranked 148 in the state, and North Reading, 149. Records: North Reading is 6-3 this year. Lynnfield is 5-5. Ticket price: General admission is $8. Presale tickets can be purchased at the Athletic Directors offices. $6 for adults and $4 for students. Entertainment: Both the North Reading and Lynnfield High School bands will play the national anthem together before the game and the cheerleaders will perform…
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Lynnfield, North Reading high schools compete in annual Thanksgiving game, 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 24.
Lynnfield and North Reading are longtime Thanksgiving rivals, but the week before the big game, the two towns' Rotary clubs get together for a good-natured luncheon. Special guests included the Lynnfield and North Reading coaches, as well as football and cheerleading captains from both towns. Coach Neal Wideman of Lynnfield and his North Reading counterpart, Jeff Wall, both spoke to the gathering, and spoke highly of each other as well. "Because Lynnfield and North Reading are similar, we kind of pull for each other until the Thanksgiving game, then we're kind of at each other," said Wideman. "If both teams play the way they are capable, I think we'll have a very good game this year." In his own remarks, Wall also cited the similarities …
Friday, October 7, 2011
Pioneers scored enough to win but gave up enough to lose.
Defense took a back seat Thursday night as the Danvers and Lynnfield squads engaged in more of a shoot-out type of game. Photographer Bob Roche was on hand to get shots from the game, which Danvers won 42-35. Check out his gallery here.
Monday, October 3, 2011
Spartans running game too much for Lynnfield.
The Lynnfield High School Pioneers took on St. Mary's at the Manning Bowl in Lynn on Friday night, losing 40-16.
Monday, September 26, 2011
With a strong lead, Lynnfield dominated on both offense and defense.
The Lynnfield High School Pioneers recorded a convincing win over the Bishop Fenwick Crusaders, 35-8, on Saturday. Up next, their next opponent is St. Mary's in Lynn, a road game set for this Friday, September 30 at 7 p.m.
Monday, September 12, 2011
Lynnfield's swarming defense held Newburyport to few first half running yards but was picked on through the air.
The Lynnfield High School Pioneers kicked off their varsity football season over the weekend, falling short against Newburyport by a couple of touchdowns. Here's a photo gallery of the action from Bob Roche.
Friday, September 9, 2011
Pioneers ready for the 2011 season.
Change is the name of the game in Lynnfield for the football team this fall. Coach Neil Weidman had to look at his offensive depth chart going into the season and see holes at the quarterback, running back and the wide receiver positions. For a senior-laden team that finished 9-2 last season and 4-2 in the Cape Ann Small conference, patience my be the key in the first couple of weeks of the 2011 regular season that will kick off Saturday against Newburyport. “It’s going to take us, if we get back to that level, it’s going to take us some time,” said Weidman, who is in his fourth season at the helm. “We have some good players, but they need some more experience. I’m hoping we will be a much better team in the second half of the season.” In …