Salem (MA) Witches Football '06

Salem seniors stand proud after successful season

Anthony Silva of Salem lets the ball slip through his hand on a pass as Greg Pierce of Beverly defends him on fourth down during the Thanksgiving day game between the two teams, held at Hurd Stadium in Beverly on Thursday, November 23, 2006. Beverly won the game, 28-7.1 Photo

BEVERLY | They had emerged from two winless seasons in the previous three years to have this, the most successful Salem High football campaign since 1999.

So forgive the Witches' seniors if they were understandably despondent over yesterday's 28-7 loss to arch rival Beverly at Hurd Stadium, one that not only saw them end their year at 5-5, but also end their careers.

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

Salem stays unbeaten, runs over Swampscott

Senior wideout Brendan Garner of Swampscott goes up to catch this pass in front of Salem defenders Melikke Van Alstyne and Anthony Silva during the Big Blue's 21-7 loss. Garner was ruled out of bounds on the play, resulting in an incompletion.1 Photo

SALEM | It's hard to believe, but after just three games the Salem High football team now has the same number of victories the program recorded over the last three seasons | combined.

The surprising Witches improved to 3-0 on the season with a convincing 21-7 win over Swampscott before a large crowd at Bertram Field last night.

Read More »
Football, 08/23/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars