North Andover Scarlet Knights Girls Soccer '07

North Andover soccer coach's remarkable journey to success

Before he found success at North Andover, girls soccer coach Bud McCarthy served in the Marines. A 1969 car accident, which left him with seven broken ribs and a broken leg, nearly killed him.1 Photo

Kevin "Bud" McCarthy keeps the portrait in his wallet. It's stained and yellowed, but the gold buttons on his uniform are still bright.

Could it really be him?

If you didn't believe that McCarthy a man known for his wit, charm and empathy, was a marine, the photograph proves it.

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Girls Soccer, 12/23/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

iatkowski's efforts for naught as North Andover is eliminated

Maya Miatkowski made 11 saves, but No. 2 North Andover still fell to No. 7 Belmont, 2-1, in the Division 2 North quarterfinals. Katie Maroney scored the Scarlet Knights' goal, assisted by Danielle Quinlan and Britt Chiles. Tara Donahue added a standout game on defense for North Andover.

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Girls Soccer, 11/08/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Coaches' Corner: Kevin "Bud" McCarthy

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Kevin "Bud" McCarthy's summer soccer camp is a thing of the past. That's why, he said, his coaching record isn't a concern anymore.

"I don't have to keep track of that anymore," he said. "It was always good to have on the brochure."

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Girls Soccer, 11/06/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

North Andover slides past Concord-Carlisle

Jackie Sullivan threw the ball in to Melissa Arn, who volleyed it into the goal 13 minutes into the second half to give No. 2 North Andover a 1-0 win over No. 15 Concord-Carlisle in the Division 2 North first round.

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Girls Soccer, 11/05/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Masco Clinches share of CAL crown

Masconomet defeated North Andover, 2-0, in girls soccer on Oct. 25, 2007. 8 Photos

Needing a win to clinch a share of the Cape Ann League crown, Masconomet wasted no time putting the pressure on, handing co-champ North Andover its first league loss of the year, 2-0. Amy White opened the scoring just 4:30 into the game and Lucy Gildein added a goal in the second half to deliver the goods for the Chieftains (14-1-2, 11-0-2 CAL).

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Girls Soccer, 10/26/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Fagan lifts Knights

DeeDee Fagan netted two goals for North Andover as it got past Georgetown, 4-1. The Scarlet Knights' Jackie Sullivan had two assists. Bri Connolly and Lauren Bova played exceptional defense for the Scarlet Knights, holding Georgetown to just five shots. Nicoline Holland scored the only goal for Georgetown.

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Girls Soccer, 10/10/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

North Andover downs Amesbury

Jenn Pino scored a pair of goals to lead North Andover over Amesbury 3-0. Hilary Fonseca and Lauren Bova each played well for the Scarlet Knights.

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Girls Soccer, 10/06/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

North Andover's Dellea has not let a pair of ACL injuries slow her down

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There were just seconds remaining in a routine win over Ipswich, but the second Mariah Dellea heard the unmistakable "pop" in her right knee she instantly knew her soccer season was over.

"It's a weird sound that you know when you hear it," said Dellea of the ominous sound which only accompanies a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).

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Girls Soccer, 10/04/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

North Andover downs Rockport

Jen Pino's hat trick gave North Andover a 5-0 win over Rockport. Lauren Bova and Hillary Fonseca each had a goal and Kelly O'Connor recorded a pair of stops for the Scarlet Knights.

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Girls Soccer, 10/04/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Clippers come up short

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NEWBURYPORT | For a Newburyport girls soccer team that is 45-5-5 since 2005, rarely does a match pass in which the Clippers don't get another team's best effort.

In a rare circumstance, the Clippers weren't able to match an opponent's best effort yesterday, dropping a Cape Ann League rivarly game to North Andover, 2-0, at Cherry Hill Field. The Scarlet Knights had plenty of motivation; The win moves the squad into a first-place tie with Newburyport for the Cape Ann League title and avenges a 1-0 defeat last year at the hands of the Clippers.

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Girls Soccer, 10/02/07 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars
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