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Dismiss the athletes on Manchester Essex boys and girls indoor track teams at your peril. On paper, it might be easy to do so: Between them, the Hornets were able to pick up one team victory …

Members of the boys and girls Indoor Track Team.   The teams will compete in the Cape Ann League Indoor Track Championship on Tuesday.   Results to be posted in an upcoming Cricket. …

During a season in which small rosters have hampered both the Manchester Essex girls and boys swim teams’ ability to pick up victories, the last few weeks can be seen as a bit of a …

Year after year, it is reinforced that few high school sports are more weather-dependent than alpine skiing. Here on Cape Ann, we haven’t exactly had traditional winter weather so far with …

The Manchester Essex girls’ basketball team already has a few big wins in its pocket this season, and the potential is there for them to add to that collection. Just past the midpoint of …

The Manchester Essex girls’ basketball team is looking for more of the same during the 2023-24 season. Of course, who would complain if the Hornets were able to reach similar heights this …

Warming Up For the Season

ME boy’s and girl’s indoor track participants in training at the high school.  The team's first meet is against Triton on Tuesday, January 16th, at the Track at New Balance Stadium …

The ME girls’ basketball team runs floor sprints in preparation for the winter season.   Their first home game is against rivals Hamilton Wenham on Friday, December 15th at 6:30 p.m. …

What a remarkable season for the Middle School Cross Country teams for this Fall.   They both had the HIGHEST finishes EVER for both the Boys & Girls XC teams in the State Meet.   Third …

In the end, the match between the Manchester Essex and North Middlesex football teams seemed a lot like how the game itself played out for the Hornets: It was a worthy effort, but ultimately …

The tournament game against top-seeded South Hadley was a microcosm of the journey that the Manchester Essex girls soccer team underwent in 2023. During the course of the 2023 regular season, …

Going into this one, it was promised to be one of the toughest challenges of the year for the Manchester Essex football team. The Hornets struggled with consistency during the regular season …

On paper, the Manchester Essex field hockey team’s Round of 32 matchup with 31-seed Bromfield looked like it wouldn’t exactly be the toughest challenge of the year for a Hornets squad that went …

Something to Cheer About

It’s been quite a while since there was a varsity-level squad cheering on other local high school sports teams at Manchester Essex Regional High School. “It was a varsity sport in …

Postseason Primer for MERHS Sports

Can you believe that the regular season is over for Manchester Essex Regional High School fall sports teams?  It’s time to take a look back at the season that was for the local squads and …

High School Cross Country Season Seems To Zip

Like the runners who participate in the sport, the high school cross-country season seems to zip by pretty quickly each fall. The Manchester Essex boys’ and girls‘ cross country …

In the Hornets Nest | Sept. 29

In this week's edition of In the Hornets Nest, Manchester Essex Varsity updates on Cross Country, Football, Field Hockey, Girls and Boys Soccer and Cheering are all included.

ME Football Makes Statement in Home Opener

The Manchester Essex football team got to show off the shiny new turf recently installed at Hyland Field for the first time in style on Sept. 22, showing off just what this team can do well in a 22-7 win over Greater Lowell Tech.

In the Hornets Nest | Sept. 22 Edition

Checking in on last week’s games, meets and matches from the Manchester Essex Regional Middle High School teams.   Go Hornets! Cross Country: Manchester Essex Cross Country split …

Athletes of the Year

ME athletes Brennan Twombly and Mercedes O’Neil were named to the Gloucester Times Athletes of the Year.  Twombly was a standout on the football field, basketball court and lacrosse field.  …

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