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A Good Time To Remember John Walsh And The 2011-2016 Danvers High Hoop Falcons Juggernaut

    When I retired from the Salem News sports department in 1995, I told my colleagues there was a better chance the Patriots would win four Super Bowls and the Red Sox would win three World Series before the … Continue reading

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Danvers Girls Give Natick A Scare Before Falling In Gieras Games Finale

One minute into the third quarter of Wednesday night’s Gieras Games championship encounter between heavily favored Natick and host Danvers High, the underdog Falcons were giving the visitors all they could handle in the DHS field house:  Natick 29, Danvers 28. … Continue reading

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Danvers Girls Gain Gieras Games Final; Punch Ticket to 10th EMass Tourney Berth In 11 Years Under Veilleux

  It’s been a long slog, but after jumping out to a 7-0 record, the Danvers High girls basketball team finally earned their 10th Eastern Mass. tournament berth in 11 years Tuesday night, defeating Newburyport in impressive fashion, 43-29, in … Continue reading

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Danvers Girls Battle Back Twice But Fall Short at Beverly, 54-47

The Danvers High girls, needing one more win to qualify for the Eastern Mass. tournament, fought back twice from nine-point deficits in the second half but came up short in crunch time Thursday night at Beverly High, succumbing 54-47 in … Continue reading

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Danvers High Girls Cagers’ Rally Falls Short; Lose At Peabody, 47-41

The Danvers High girls, seeking a second straight win and their eighth of there season, dug a huge hole for themselves in the first quarter at Peabody Friday night. They were staring at a 16-2 deficit heading into the second … Continue reading

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Skidding Danvers High Girls Give Unbeaten Revere A Scare Before Falling, 52-36

It was another night of frustration and inconsistency for the struggling Danvers High girls’ basketball team Friday night in the DHS field house. Undefeated Revere came in 12-0 and a large favorite over the home team, but the Falcons (now … Continue reading

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Red-Hot Three-Game Stretch Puts Danvers High’s Justin Roberto In Rare Three-Point Company

The Danvers High boys basketball team is experiencing a transition year with promising new head coach Jay Giddings, the Falcons having won but two games heading into tonight’s Northeastern Conference meeting at Revere – a good shot for win No. … Continue reading

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Cold Shooting Third Quarter Dooms Danvers High Girls Cagers; Swampscott Hands Falcons Fourth Straight Setback, 52-42

Despite being buoyed by the return to action of Siobhan Moriarty and the 24-hour recovery from a jammed shoulder of Nicole White, the Danvers High girls  suffered a disastrous shooting third quarter Tuesday night in the DHS field house and … Continue reading

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Danvers High Girls Continue Skid; Fall to power Groton-Dunstable, 62-24; White Hurts Shoulder

Not much positive to report from tonight’s 62-24 Groton-Dunstable non-league rout of the host Danvers High girls basketball team, except to note that backup guards Lydia Runnals and Sarah McCarriston got some valuable playing time experience. But there’s even a … Continue reading

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Danvers Girls Rally Twice, But Miss Last 7 Field Goal Attempts and Fall at Marblehead, 47-42

The Danvers High girls basketball team rallied twice from significant deficits, then had a chance to take the lead with one minute left, but shot blanks, missing their last seven shots  total and dropping a 47-42 Northeastern Conference decision Friday … Continue reading

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