Field Hockey

2007 Field Hockey All-Stars

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NAJAH ALI, Newburyport, Jr., Defender Earns her first Daily News all-star nod after a stellar defensive season ... Cape Ann League all-star ... Was voted the team's Unsung Hero Award at the banquet ... A high honors student ... Coach Lauren Hefferan said that her stick-handling and passing made her a dangerous threat even from defense.

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Field Hockey, 12/31/07 » 1 Comment & 0.0 Stars

Coach's Corner: Dianne Freiermuth

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Dianne Freiermuth is without a doubt one of the most successful coaches in North Andover High history.

In 15 seasons at the helm of the school's field hockey program, she's compiled a 147-85-66 record, including a 22-1 mark this year. She also led the Scarlet Knights to two North sectional titles.

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Field Hockey, 11/15/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Salem tears through tournament for sixth title in seven years

Salem's Carolyn Malloy kept control of the ball and scored twice for the Salem, N.H., Blue Devils in their 4-0 shutout against Timberlane in the New Hampshire state field hockey finals on Oct. 28.7 Photos

The word "dynasty" is used all too frequently these days. But the Salem field hockey is as close to one as any team that has had the word heaped upon it in recent years. The Blue Devils bore that out yesterday, cruising to a 4-0 win over Timberlane in the Class L championship, and clinching their third state title in a row and sixth in the last seven years.

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Field Hockey, 10/29/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Marblehead's Callahan named NEC MVP

Senior standout Taylor Callahan of Marblehead was named Most Valuable Player of the Northeastern Conference in field hockey yesterday as the conference coaches selected their annual all-star team.

Callahan, who has scored 10 goals this season, was joined on the team by three of her Marblehead teammates: seniors Tori Snow, Courtney Colantuno and Michele Manley.

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Field Hockey, 10/26/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Battle of the Unbeatens

Twins Julie, left, and Chelsea Sickel, just like their two older sisters, will be playing Division 1 college field hockey. Before making a name for themselves at Kent State in Ohio, the two want to go out with a bang at Timberlane, starting with Friday's showdown of with fellow unbeaten Salem. 2 Photos

Ashley Mulkey, Carolyn Malloy and Tatum Dyer are ready to move in a new direction.

Field hockey teammates since starting the sport together in Windham as sixth graders, they are captains for two-time defending Class L champion Salem, which has a showdown of unbeatens at 4 p.m. Friday at Timberlane.

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Field Hockey, 10/03/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Timberlane's Cannon is the epitome of a scholar-athlete

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PLAISTOW, N.H. | Timberlane field hockey coach Mim Ryan may need to switch some personnel around Friday when the Owls host two-time defending champion Salem in a Class L showdown of unbeatens.

On the other hand, with senior Sarah Cannon on the team, that won't be a problem.

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Field Hockey, 10/02/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

North Andover's Gaffny rewriting the record books

Amesbury's Abigail Pare and North Andover's Lauren Gaffny battle for the ball while North Andover's Katherine Andrusin looks on during their field hockey game at North Andover High School.1 Photo

NORTH ANDOVER | Senior forward Lauren Gaffny has a lot to offer both on and off the field hockey field.

She's co-captain of the unbeaten Scarlet Knights, ranked 28th in a class of 355 students and is senior class vice president.

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Field Hockey, 09/28/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Foye scoring at blistering pace for unbeaten Hornets

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Over the last five years, the Manchester Essex field hockey team has been a powerhouse, making the Division 2 North semifinals in each season during that span.

This fall, the Hornets are hoping to finally get past that point, and Molly Foye is doing everything in her power to help accomplish that goal.

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Field Hockey, 09/27/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Pentucket moving to the front of the pack in Cape Ann League

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Last year's Pentucket field hockey team was the first in program history to post a tournament victory.

So for a squad that returned nine seniors this fall, there was instant pressure to eclipse that accomplishment. "Coming into the season, we knew having all of these seniors would either work out really well, or it wouldn't work at all," said co-captain Briana Dunn.

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Field Hockey, 09/25/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars