Gloucester Fishermen Football '06

Gloucester runs over Big Blue

Swampscott quarterback John Cassidy runs around Gloucester tackle Brian Anderson for a first down during the second quarter at Newell Stadium last night.1 Photo

GLOUCESTER | If there was any motivation by his Swampscott High football team last night, then head coach Steve Dembowski missed it.

The Big Blue's renowned passing game was just 3 for 16 on the night. On the flip side, Gloucester ran the football seemingly when and wherever they wanted.

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Football, 08/27/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Goal line stop sends Panthers to victory

Beverly quarterback Nick Tanzella runs the ball for a short gain as Gloucester's Cameron Marston gives chase during the first half of their football game at Newell Stadium in Gloucester Friday night. Beverly won the close-fought game, 20-18.1 Photo

GLOUCESTER | According to the Newell Stadium scoreboard, the game was over.

But the Beverly High football substitutes who spilled onto the field in delight were sent back to the sideline by the officials for one more play. For despite having stopped Gloucester on two straight quarterback sneaks from the 1-foot line, the Panther defense was being asked to do it one more time.

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Football, 08/24/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Fulford scores three touchdowns leading Fishermen over Falcons

Danvers's Colin Lynch, right, runs with the ball as Gloucester's Dave Linquata dives to tackle him during the Danvers vs. Gloucester football game held at Deering Field Thursday morning. Gloucester defeated Danvers, 25-13.1 Photo

DANVERS | Andrew Fulford wanted to seize the morning.

The Gloucester junior halfback wanted to help the team erase memories of back-to-back heartbreaking losses at Dr. Deering Field in 2002 and 2004. He also wanted to give the seniors a going-away gift with a win in their final game.

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Football, 08/24/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars