Sunday, August 12, 2012
The Generals' boys' soccer starting goalkeeper for the past three seasons is headed to Stonehill College this fall.
Luke Besse, a 2012 graduate of Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School, is headed to Stonehill College where he will play soccer. At the Regional, Besse was a three-year varsity starter on the Generals boys' soccer team, serving as captain senior year. Besse was also awarded the coaches award freshman and senior year. Beese was part of the 2010 Cape Ann League Champion team and helped lead the team to appearances in the state tournament all three years as the starting keeper. Cape Ann League honors for Besse also included being named an All-Star his junior and senior year and All-League Player his senior year. He ended the year with a .69 goals against average. Besse was also named to the Boston Globe and Salem Evening News All-Star Team his …
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
A second-half Generals comeback goes for naught as a Spartans senior nets a hat trick in the Div. 3 North sectional quarterfinals on Monday night.
Last year the Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School boys soccer team bowed out of the Div. 3 North sectionals in a shootout. Monday night at Manning Field in Lynn it appeared history would repeat itself as the clock wound down to less than 5 minutes remaining in the second 10-minute overtime period against St. Mary’s. The Generals wish it got that far. Spartans senior forward Ralph Bertrand completed the hat trick with 4:39 showing on the clock when he flicked a header past Generals goalie Luke Besse for a 3-2 win, ending the game, and Hamilton-Wenham’s season in the quarterfinals. “St. Mary’s is a good team,” said Hamilton-Wenham coach Matt Gauron. “There were good chances on both sides but on their final chance they took advantage.” The …
Monday, November 7, 2011
An essential get-me-going daily morning column from Hamilton-Wenham Patch.
Today is Monday, Nov. 7. Here are five things you need to know: 1. Great weather: Monday kicks off what is forecasted to be several beautiful days of weather in a row with sun and temperatures into the 60s expected through Wednesday. 2. Yard Waste: The final day for Wenham residents to drop off yard waste is Monday. The drop off points – the West Wenham playground and at Iron Rail – were set up after last month’s pre-Halloween Nor’Easter rain and snowstorm caused trees and branches to fall all over the two towns. 3. Soccer: The Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School boys’ soccer team travels to Lynn on Monday night at 7 p.m. to face St. Mary’s in the Div. 3 North sectional quarterfinals at Manning Field. The team got there after a 4-1 win …
Sunday, November 6, 2011
The No. 11 Hamilton-Wenham boys' soccer team booked a spot at the MIAA Div. 3 North Sectional Quarterfinals with a solid 4-1 victory over sixth-seeded Dorchester High/Tech Boston Academy in a first round clash at Boston English on Saturday.
The 11th-seeded Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School boys’ soccer team's win on Saturday puts the team through to the Div. 3 sectional quarterfinals for the first time since winning the North Sectionals in 2008. The Generals relied on solid defense and an opportunistic attack to secure a 4-1 win over No. 6 Dorchester High/Tech Boston Academy in a first round match at the Scagnoli-Nihil Athletic Facility at Boston English High School on Saturday. The Generals will now face third-seeded St. Mary’s of Lynn in a North Sectional quarterfinal at Lynn’s Manning Stadium on Monday at 7 p.m. St. Mary's advanced after a 2-1 win over No. 14 North Reading on Saturday. “I thought we played our best defense of the year,” said Hamilton-Wenham (9-6-2) head…
Friday, November 4, 2011
The "Get Out" weekend guide give you a quick snapshot of five different events this weekend in Hamilton and Wenham, including
There’s lots of great local student theater on stage this weekend in Hamilton and nearby Beverly, with several Hamilton and Wenham actors on stage there too. Each Friday morning, Hamilton-Wenham Patch’s “Get Out” weekend planner brings you a quick local events and activities. In addition to theater, two high school sports teams have an important game on Saturday afternoon. The weekend calendar also includes many other things to do and we encourage you to look past this weekend guide into our full calendar of events, where we have other events listed. Remember, if you have great ideas of your own that you want to share, please feel free to add them in the comments section at the bottom. 1. ‘URINETOWN: THE MUSICAL’ Where/When: Hamilton-…
Thursday, November 3, 2011
The seedings and pairing for the boys' soccer postseason tournament were announced by the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association on Thursday afternoon.
The Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School boys’ soccer team has earned the 11th seed in the Div. 3 North sectional tournament and will play its first postseason game on Saturday. The Generals (8-6-2) will take on Tech Boston at 2:30 p.m. at Boston English High School, 144 McBride St., Jamaica Plain, Boston. The winner of that game will go on to face the winner of the St. Mary’s of Lynn, (No. 3) and North Reading (No. 14) on Monday. Tech Boston (9-5-2) finished seventh in the Boston City League. Hamilton-Wenham was fifth in the Cape Ann League. Both teams have not faced each other in the past two years. North Reading, a Cape Ann League rival, is a familiar foe for the Generals. The Hornets knocked the Generals out of the post season in a …
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
The high school volleyball team ended the season with a 3-1 win over Beverly High School on Monday.
The Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School boys’ soccer team will find out on Thursday its seed in the postseason after a 3-0 win over Ipswich to end the regular season on Tuesday. Boys’ soccer: Hamilton-Wenham, 3; Ipswich, 0. Max Montanari had two goals to lead the Generals (8-6-2) over Ipswich on Senior Day for the Generals. Charlie Serpa also added a goal for Hamilton-Wenham, while assists came from Ian Kelley and Tyler Bussone. Seniors Luke Besse and Max Crystal teamed up in net for the shutout. On defense, Nick Fusco and Ian MacLean were rock solid. At Tuesday's game, the team’s seniors were all honored - Besse, Erik Blakney, Chris Carlson, Crystal, Kelley, MacLean, Montanari and Serpa. Volleyball: Hamilton-Wenham, 3; Beverly, 1. The …
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
An essential get-me-going daily morning column from Hamilton-Wenham Patch.
Today is Tuesday, Nov. 1. Here are five things you need to know: 1. Storm Brush: Both Hamilton and Wenham officials made arrangements on Monday to allow residents to drop off brush from the weekend storm. In Hamilton, the landfill on Chebacco Road will be open again on Nov. 9 and in Wenham dropoff is at the West Wenham playground and at the Iron Rail property. 2. Leaves: Wenham’s curbside loose leaf collection was scheduled to begin on Monday but won’t get started until later this week because of the tree damage and other duties that require attention after the weekend Nor’Easter. 3. Senior Day: The boys’ soccer team had Senior Day planned for Monday but it has been bumped back to Tuesday. The team faces Ipswich High School at 3:45 p.m. at…
Monday, October 31, 2011
Weather has postponed the high school boys' soccer and field hockey games on Monday.
Most of the outdoor high school games scheduled for Monday afternoon have been postponed. Both the varsity and junior varsity boys’ soccer games at home versus Ipswich High School have been postponed to Tuesday, also at 3:45 p.m. It will be Senior Day for the team. The girls’ varsity and junior varsity field hockey games at Ipswich on Monday have also been postponed to Tuesday. Varsity plays at 3:45 p.m. and JV at 5:15 p.m. The JV football game scheduled for Monday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. versus at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School versus Lynnfield High School was scheduled to go ahead as planned, as of 2 p.m.
Saturday, October 29, 2011
The high school boys' and girls' soccer, volleyball and field hockey teams all lost on Friday.
Both the boys’ and girls’ soccer teams from Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School lost to separate opponents on Friday. Field Hockey: Georgetown, 6; Hamilton-Wenham, 1. Senior Becky Balk scored the Generals (2-9-3) only goal in a loss to Georgetown at home on Friday. Senior captain Julia Dolan had a strong game for Hamilton-Wenham on offense. The team’s last game of the season is Monday on the road at Ipswich. Volleyball: Peabody, 3; Hamilton-Wenham, 1. After winning the first game, the Generals (4-11) fell to Peabody in volleyball action at Peabody Veterans Memorial High School on Friday. The game scores were 25-23, 11-25, 16-25 and 19-25. Excelling for the Generals were senior captain middle hitter Keira McGrath with 21 hits, including 11…