Monthly Archives: March 2016

Walsh Resigns As Danvers High Boys Basketball Coach After Historic Six-Year Run; 123-24 record, 23-3 In Post-Season, Five NEC Division Titles, Four NEC Overall Titles,Three State Titles

John Walsh, the boyish looking first-time¬†head coach who led the Danvers High boys to achievements reserved for the Cambridges, Charlestowns and Catholic Memorials of the Bay State schoolboy hoop world, resigned Tuesday as Falcons’ head coach after six years on … Continue reading

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No State Title, But A Terrific Season Nonetheless For Danvers High Boys Cagers; NEC Large Championship To Boot

There’s been a lot to love about each of the first five John Walsh-coached Danvers High boys basketball teams. First off, they surprised us in beautiful ways each season, from winning two tourney games for the first time, to winning … Continue reading

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Marvelous, Magical Season (18-5) Ends For Danvers Boys’ Cagers; Brighton Depth And Defense Too Much For Falcons To Overcome In 74-62 Division 2 North Quarterfinal Loss

This was not the way the Danvers High boys basketball team wanted to end its defense of the Division 2 state title it won last March. But visiting Brighton took advantage of its depth, defensive quickness and rebounding advantages in … Continue reading

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Danvers Boys Cagers’ Sensational Season Secure No Matter What Happens From Here

Win or lose Saturday — and we surely anticipate a win — in their Division 2 North quarterfinal matchup in the DHS field house (4pm start) against old foe Brighton (remember last year’s delicious win at Woburn?), the Danvers High … Continue reading

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Defense Saves The Day Again; Danvers Boys Hoopsters Open State Title Defense Surviving Against Melrose, 49-40; Next Up Brighton At Danvers 4 p.m. Saturday

The defending state Division 2 champion Danvers High Falcons have been winning games this season — ¬†17 coming into Wednesday night’s Division 2 North tournament opener against a surging Melrose squad — and nearly winning four others that ended up … Continue reading

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