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  1. D1 North: Andover 86, Lawrence 79 (2OT)

    Andy Smith

    LAWRENCE, Mass. -- Andover coach Dave Fazio left an interview with a local radio station Saturday morning with his cell phone in one hand and a coffee in the other. He began descaling a set of stairs and fell three steps. After the impact, he got...

    Blog | March 01, 2015
  2. D1 North: St. John's Prep 57, East Boston 56

    Andy Smith

    DANVERS, Mass. -- East Boston had the ball down by 3 points to St. John's Prep with 9.6 in the Division 1 North quarterfinals. The objective was obvious to everyone in the gym. Needing three points quickly meant one thing: someone was going to try a ...

    Blog | February 28, 2015
  3. D1 North: Central Catholic 65, Charlestown 53

    Andy Smith

    LAWRENCE, Mass. -- With four minutes to go, it was still anybody's game. Charlestown had stayed within four points of Central Catholic for much of the second half of its Division 1 North tournament matchup. Then suddenly, Kevin Fernandez made his...

    Blog | February 25, 2015
  4. Roundball Classic: Molloy (N.Y.), Westford take titles

    Andy Smith

    LAWRENCE, Mass. -- After watching Archbishop Molloy (N.Y.) play against Cambridge in the first day of the Roundball Classic, Central Catholic coach Rick Nault knew his team would have a tall task ahead of it when they played on Tuesday. With his ...

    Blog | February 18, 2015
  5. Roundball Classic: Central, Molloy (NY) to meet in final

    Andy Smith

    LAWRENCE, Mass. -- Last season, Tyler Nelson was Central Catholic's go-to player. This season, it could be a different player each night. Monday night, that player was Alex Santos. After a 5-point performance Friday against Andover, the senior le...

    Blog | February 16, 2015
  6. Recap: No. 17 Andover 62, Central Catholic 55

    Andy Smith

    ANDOVER, Mass. -- After his team's victory over North Andover last Friday night clinched the Merrimack Valley Conference Large title, Andover coach Dave Fazio said his players had the last few games of the season to determine if they were going to sh...

    Blog | February 14, 2015
  7. Recap: No. 17 Andover 49, North Andover 46

    Andy Smith

    NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. -- It wasn't the prettiest basketball, nor were there a lot of points scored. It was the kind of knock-down, drag-out duel you would expect from an Andover vs. North Andover game. So it was only fitting it was a one-point game wi...

    Blog | February 07, 2015
  8. Recap: No. 6 St. John's Prep 81, No. 16 BC High 74

    Andy Smith

    DANVERS, Mass. -- Inconsistent effort and urgency has plagued No. 6 St. John's Prep for most of the season. In its 81-74 victory over No. 16 BC High, it was no different. Prep (8-3) fell behind in the opening minutes of the game, but came bac...

    Blog | January 24, 2015
  9. Hoophall: Brewster (N.H.) lays down the gauntlet

    Andy Smith

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- The Hoophall Classic is a special event because it allows basketball teams from around the country that would not usually play each other to square off at the birthplace of basketball under the backdrop of the Hall of Fame. ...

    Blog | January 18, 2015
  10. Hoophall: Bp. Loughlin (N.Y.) 58, Newton North 51

    Andy Smith

    Newton North forward Tommy Mobley from ESPN Boston on Vimeo. SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Bishop Loughlin (N.Y.) was the taller, stronger, and arguably more athletic team Saturday, but that did not stop No. 3 Newton North from giving them a game. The...

    Blog | January 17, 2015
  11. Hoophall: No. 6 Central 85, No. 19 West Side 76

    Andy Smith

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- To some, mostly those that live inside I-495, Springfield, Mass., is known for being a stop along the Massachusetts Turnpike and the home of the Basketball Hall of Fame. Spend some time around the city, however, and you quickly ...

    Blog | January 17, 2015
  12. Recap: No. 2 Andover 71, Central Catholic 60

    Andy Smith

    LAWRENCE, Mass. -- No matter what the records are, where the game is played, or what month the game is played in, Andover versus Central Catholic is always a tightly-contested basketball game. Thursday night was no different. Central took a one-p...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  13. Recap: No. 4 Newton North 69, No. 7 SJ Prep 64

    Andy Smith

    DANVERS, Mass. -- In the end, Sunday's Newton North vs. St. John's Prep basketball game down to the execution of one fundamental basketball skill: free throws. The Tigers trailed for eight of the final ten minutes of its 69-64 victory but was abl...

    Blog | January 04, 2015
  14. Recap: Braintree 69, Christ The King (N.Y.) 52

    Andy Smith

    BRAINTREE, Mass. -- There is not enough history between the two to call it a rivalry game. It might even be a stretch to call it a revenge game, given the respect the two programs have for each other. The only way to characterize Sunday's matchup...

    Blog | December 29, 2014
  15. D5 Final: Abington 36, Northbridge 6

    Andy Smith

    Abington's Shawn Donovan from ESPN Boston on Vimeo. FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The Division 5 state championship was a two-score game at halftime. In the first half, Abington shut out the high-scoring Northbridge offense while also asserting itself ...

    Blog | December 07, 2014
  16. Live: Updates from state championship games

    Join's Brendan C. Hall, Scott Barboza and Andy Smith for live updates and analysis from the slate of high school state championship football games Saturday at Gillette Stadium. And check out our live video stream of all of the day's ac...

    Blog | December 05, 2014