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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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Turnovers, Poor Shooting Cost Danvers High Girls Their First Loss, 54-44, At Saugus; Run Out Of Gas In Fourth Quarter Following Terrific Third Quarter Rally

A tremendous third quarter comeback showed plenty of heart from the undefeated Danvers High girls basketball team Friday night. But their season-long bugaboo, poor shooting and way way too many turnovers,  finally proved fatal in a 54-44 setback at Saugus, … Continue reading

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Danvers High Girls Remain Perfect; Face Stern Test At 6-2 Saugus Friday Night

After beating its third straight winless opponent, this time a 62-22 rout of Winthrop Tuesday night in the DHS field house, the undefeated (7-0) Danvers High girls basketball team gets its biggest test of the season Friday night playing at … Continue reading

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Bench, Rebounding, Defense Boost Unbeaten Danvers Girls To Sixth Straight Win at Salem, 48-29

Playing more like a title contender on the boards and defensively, and despite horrendous shooting from the field and the foul line, the undefeated Danvers High girls made it six in a row Friday night toying with winless host Salem, … Continue reading

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White-to-Montanari Buzzer-beater Keeps Danvers High Girls Perfect; Another Falcon Boys Comeback Comes Up Short

Scoring the winning basket just before the final buzzer is becoming routine for Lily Montanari. The Danvers High junior forward delivered the decisive basket in the Lady Falcons’ opening night, 52-50 road victory at Lynn English, and she did it … Continue reading

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Danvers High Boys Seeking First Win Tuesday at Beverly; DHS Girls Seek to Move to 5-0 at Beverly

New Danvers High boys basketball coach Jay Giddings is optimistic his first victory is coming soon, hopefully Tuesday night at Beverly (7pm tap) after a 0-5 start. “We’re learning. We still have a way to go,” admits Giddings. “In some … Continue reading

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Danvers High Girls Cagers May Have What It Takes to Be NEC Title-bound; DHS Boys Almost Pull Off Miraculous Comeback at Classical

In watching my first Danvers High girls’ basketball game in a couple years Thursday night, I may be getting a tad bit carried away. But after reassessing, I come up with the same conclusion. This edition of Coach Pat Veilleux’s … Continue reading

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Danvers Boys Nearly Steal One at Peabody Before Falling, 62-56

The Danvers High boys basketball team returned to the scene of possibly its most satisfying victory last year — the Peabody High Veterans Memorial Fieldhouse — where they clinched an unprecedented fifth straight Northeastern Conference divisional title, this time in … Continue reading

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Falcons Start Strong, Finish Poorly in Debut; Look to Rebound at Peabody Monday Night

The Danvers High Boys Basketball Falcons got off to an inauspicious season start Friday night under new coach Jarhon “Jay” Giddings, falling at home to Lynn English, 83-59. But there were plenty of positives to take from the defeat as … Continue reading

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Coach Giddings Era Begins for Danvers High Boys Basketball Program

The Jahron “Jay” Giddings Era has officially begun for the Danvers High boys basketball program. The Falcons are in their second week of workouts, which have included a scrimmage jamboree during which they took on Reading for a half and … Continue reading

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