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HAVERHILL -- Lawrence's Daniel Almarante registered a career-high 16 points as  the Northern Essex Community College men’s basketball team led from start to finish on Saturday afternoon grabbing a 62-51 win over the World of Life Bible Institute.

It might not be wise to look at the Northern Essex Community College baseball team’s final record later this spring.

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- The Merrimack College women's basketball team outscored Sacred Heart University, 40-29, in the second half on Thursday evening, charging past the Pioneers for a 70-61 Northeast Conference (NEC) win at the William H. Pitt Center.

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LONDONDERRY – A basketball season interrupted twice by COVID ended prematurely for the Pinkerton boys Thursday night in a tough 66-58 setback to border rival Londonderry in a Division 1 preliminary game.

NORTH ANDOVER — The Merrimack College hockey team’s last games of the season against Vermont this weekend were canceled when key members of the program entered COVID-19 protocols on Thursday.

MIAMI — The NBA should be worried about this weekend, and that has nothing to do with holding an All-Star Game during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

BOSTON — Zdeno Chara was back at TD Garden, wearing a uniform that wasn’t black and gold and sitting on a bench that didn’t belong to the home tenants for the first time in a decade-and-a-half.

Garrett Richards had gotten only one out during his first spring training start, loading the bases and walking in one run against the Atlanta Braves before the Red Sox stopped the inning after 23 pitches.

BOSTON — Kemba Walker had 25 points and six assists, and the Boston Celtics took advantage of a late scratch of All-Star Kawhi Leonard and held off the Los Angeles Clippers 117-112 on Tuesday night.

 WINDHAM -- Timberlane's boys basketball team, which lost to Windham twice during the regular season, pulled off the upset Monday with a 59-55 victory on the road in the first round of the Division 1 tournament.

POTTERSVILLE,  N.Y. -- Jaylen Alicea’s 3-point attempt at the buzzer to try and force overtime bounced off the rim and a valiant second-half effort came up just short as the Northern Essex Community College men’s basketball team dropped a 71-68 final to the Word of Life Bible Institute.

NORTH ANDOVER -- Sophomore forward Ziggy Reid scored a career-high 29 points on Friday night – the most any Warrior has scored in a game this season – to lead the Merrimack College men's basketball team to a 75-67 win over St. Francis Brooklyn at Hammel Court.

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NORTH ANDOVER -- Sophomore forward Ziggy Reid scored a career-high 29 points on Friday night - the most any Warrior has scored in a game this season - to lead the Merrimack College men's basketball team to a 75-67 win over St. Francis Brooklyn at Hammel Court.

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BOSTON -- The Merrimack College men's hockey team got at least a point from 11 different players, as it took down No. 8 ranked Boston University by a 5-2 tally Friday night at Walter Brown Arena.

Following are the tentative football schedules for the area Merrimack Valley Conference teams.

HAVERHILL -- The Northern Essex Community College men’s basketball team led wire to wire on Wednesday night and hung on for 71-68 victory over NHTI to improve to 1-1 on the season.

The sheared-off front of the wrecked SUV told part of the story, and the officers on the scene filled in the rest. Tiger Woods was lucky to be alive, they said, thanks to modern safety technology and a big dose of good luck.

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