Andover Golden Warriors Baseball '08

Tough start dooms Andover

In the third inning, Andover third baseman Zach Burdeau hit a blast that landed just short of the wall and would have plated at least one run. But the ball rolled under the fence for a ground-rule double, and no runs ended up scoring.

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Baseball, 06/04/08 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Even after loss, Masconomet poised for the postseason

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TOPSFIELD | A Cape Ann League Large division title in its back pocket, the pitching rotation in perfect shape, and a rock-solid 15-5 record headed to the postseason.

Masconomet Regional has positioned itself perfectly for another deep Division 2 North baseball tourney run.

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Baseball, 05/26/08 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Andover hangs on for tourney title

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LAWRENCE | As the games and innings piled up around him this week, Ryan Walsh simply sat and hoped.

"I've been prepping for it all week, hoping it was going to happen," said Walsh who went only 2<1/3> previous innings in the week as the Warriors posted four straight wins. "It was nice to go out there and take care of business."

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Baseball, 05/26/08 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Farrell, Andover top Lawrence in 8 innings

Ken Maglio had no qualms about bringing his ace John Farrell back on three days rest. The junior right-hander added toughness and grit to his already loaded pitching repertoire, gutting out a 10-6, eight-inning decision over Lawrence High in last night's second Lawrence Invitational Tournament semifinal.

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Baseball, 05/25/08 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Andover takes care of business, now needs help

Earlier in the year, Andover coach Ken Maglio predicted 10 wins would take the Merrimack Valley Conference large title.

He is a Central Catholic loss to Tewksbury (Monday) away from being a prophet.

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Baseball, 05/21/08 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

No stopping Morander: Senior overcomes diabetes to excel in baseball, football

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No matter how focused Mike Morander is on the field, there are times that he simply needs to take a break.

"Sometimes my whole team will be practicing and I'll be on the sidelines eating fruit snacks or drinking Gatorade," he said. "It doesn't make me angry, but it gives me passion."

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Baseball, 05/09/08 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

The race is on: Andover slams Central, slides back into first-place tie

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NORTH ANDOVER | In a way, the fact that nothing was settled on a league-wide basis here yesterday makes perfect sense. You'd hate to see the Merrimack Valley Conference large school crown decided in a 20-10 romp.

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Baseball, 05/08/08 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Breaking out: Hennessy following in brothers' footsteps to excel for Andover baseball

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ANDOVER -- There is no arguing that John Hennessy, just a sophomore, is emerging as a star for Andover High. But there was a time during the fall when Hennessy worried if he would even be healthy for baseball season.

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Baseball, 05/07/08 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Methuen, Andover to finish game in May

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Jhiomar Veras' two-run triple drew Methuen even in the top of the seventh inning and Andover was held scoreless before the rains stopped play with the teams deadlocked, 5-5. Zach Burdeau ripped a triple and a single to lead the Golden Warriors.
The Merrimack Valley Conference will decide when the remainder of the game will be played, with the possibility that it will be finished May 16 in Methuen before the regularly scheduled matchup.

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Baseball, 05/03/08 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Top-ranked Tewksbury too much for Andover

ANDOVER | A Warrior "stinker," enhanced by a Tewksbury lineup laden with voracious bats, ended any chance of perfection in the Merrimack Valley Conference.

Ranked No. 1 in Eastern Mass, the Redmen took it to Andover from the opening pitch at Aumais Field, 12-4, handing the Warriors their first conference loss.

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Baseball, 04/24/08 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars
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