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April, 2015- A special off season congratulations goes out to Hunter Ascolillo and Cam Peach; according to the Salem News 2015 Football North Shore statistics, both receivers had an identical 44 receptions for the season, an amazing total. (88 receptions between the two!). More importantly, both players set the school record for single season total catches-outstanding. (Hunter also was named CAL Special Teams Player of the Year)
April,2016-A big part of our program has been the off-season numbers of players who attended football camps. This off season, there are many opportunities at a number of camps coming up this spring/summer that not only prepare you for the upcoming season, but also serving as a great way to get noticed by colleges. Link to a couple recommended camps below , and if you have any questions, please let me know, or come by room 106 in the middle school.
BC Football Camp http://abcsportscamps.com/bcfootball
New England Elite http://newenglandelitefootballclinic.com/
I highly recommend the New England Elite Football Camp for any student-athlete looking to attend some football camps this off season. When I coached the Shriners All-Star game a couple years ago, I was fortunate enough to meet Coach Pappas, and other coaches from other leagues. I can honestly say Coach Pappas is one of the best high school coaches around; he has been around both the high school and college football scene for years, and his camp is top notch--Coach Morency
January 2016-The Hamilton Wenham Generals held their 39th annual banquet at Danversport Yacht Club Sunday evening, December 7th. Here are some of the highlights: Special thanks to Bill Peach for all his leadership and work. The Durgins for all there help with the videos. (2nd year doing video, and special thanks to Touchdown Club for continuing their getting the on-line video program hudle). Caroline Wilichoski, Bill Peach, Manny Munoz, The Coopers, The Baras Family, and everybody for organizing Cow Pie Bingo and all the guys who helped line the field. All those parents, especially Bill Peach for organizing the Kick-Off Scrimmage Cookout. Nelly Kozlowski for coordinating printing of our program. Bill Peach and Marc Liphardt, and all the parents for their help organizing the Decal Drive. Everybody who helped organize the team dinners. Everybody who helped the handling sweatshirt orders, and the sale of programs and merchandise at home games. Phil Bissel for his outstanding work with the caricatures. Special thanks to Colleen Cooper and her work with the Chipotle Fundraiser and Jeff Hubbard for his help with the 15 Walnut Silent Auction. The Liphardt's for hosting the Beat Ipswich Bonfire and all the families (The Craigs, Sprouses, Drinkwaters (cleaning of uniforms-thank you), Jones, Durgins, Rostads, Coopers, Baras....and again, Colleen Cooper for her amazing work with EVERYTHING. All those who helped put up the field signs and the senior wall. To all the families who hosted team dinners. Mary Curran for the awesome game balls, The boosters for their great work this year., Eric Fecke and the band for all their support. Again, Phi Durgin for his photography, and Mike Ross as the voice of the Generals.. Of course, a special thanks to everybody who has helped all year!
Thanks Mr. Baras!
Thanksgiving MVP Offense-Mike Wilson, Thanksgiving MVP Defense-James Craig
Game Balls-(Amesbury)-Cam Peach, (Georgetown)-James Craig, CJ Cooper (Newburyport)-Hunter Ascililo
JV Award Most Improved-Jake Lanciani, JV Coaches Award-Billy Whalen, Chris Larned Memorial Award-Kai Khristich, MIAA Sportsmanship Award-Chris Baras, James Seger, Chief Frederick Unsung Hero Award-Jack Goeben, Jimmy Day Memorial Award-Max Sprouse, McRae Family Award-Casey Johnson, George "Bambi" Freeman Award-Thomas Rostad, Danny Weston Memorial Award-Trevor Jones, Colin Hubbard, Alfred H. Nickerson Award-Mike Wilson, James Craig, , Daniel Kadaris Award-Lee Drinkwater, Varsity Most Improved-Phillip Durgin, Varsity Coaches Award-JJ Thissell, Most Valuable Lineman- James Craig, Most Valuable Back-CJ Cooper, Team Most Valuable Player-Hunter Ascilillo.....Next year's captains are Bryce Bucci and Christos Miementos.
Visit out 2015 Schedule page and Boosters page on this website for recent updates for important football information!
SUMMER 2015 CHANGE/UPDATE
I wanted to touch base with you about the upcoming NEPD (Northeast Player Development) program. This program is similar to last years High School Development Program. Unfortunately, the NFL is not funding the program this year.
We will run this program through the Beverly Park & Recreation and there is a fee of $40. We are trying to keep the cost as low as possible. Cost includes practice jersey.
(Each player must have these at registration August 10 to participate-see Coach Morency/download from Bill Peach email for forms!)
1. NEPD Flyer
2. Medical Form (Need to be signed by both player & parent/guardian). Either Dr. stamp & signature or copy of current physical
3. Waiver & Consent (Need to be signed by both player & parent/guardian
4. $40 fee (check made out to Beverly Park & Recreation)
The dates are August 10-13 and the time is 4pm-7pm each day.
By Friday July 24 -
Let me (Coach) know if you plan on attending (ballpark for ordering jerseys)
The Generals finished the Under Armour 7 on 7, strong, with two one point losses to powerhouses Haverhill and Wakefield, before beating Dexter by two scores. Both QBs, Tommy Rodstad and C.J. Cooper, performed well. James Craig, Cam Peach, Lee Drinkwater, Jack Goebin, Jared Munoz, Colin Hubbard, and Hunter Ascillio, all played well. Many thanks to all the parents, coaches and boosters who helped make it such a successful day.
July 26th, 2015- After four weeks of 7-7, the Generals stood at 3-2-1, good for 4th place and a playoff birth in the championship round, defeating Ipswich and tying Lynn English in week three. The team opened up the championship round game last Sunday with a battle with 5-1 Marblehead (eventually losing but not without a good fight). The Generals came up with some big plays but just didn't make enough of them, and in the second game vrs English, the Generals were outlasted, despite a nice opening scoring drive. Many thanks to all those who came out and participated-the numbers at every game were outstanding!
July 13th, 2015- After two weeks of 7-7, the Generals stand at 2-2, defeating Beverly, but losing to Manchester-Essex in OT. This week, the Generals are playing at 5:30 against Ipswich and then Lynn English. So far, the participation has been excellent, with high numbers of players showing up and helping the cause. Both losses were last second and fiercely competitive-way to go!
July 9th, 2015-The North Shore 7 on 7 league 2nd week is this Sunday! Last week, the G-men split games, with a win vrs. Winthrop and a tough loss against Beverly. This week, the Generals meet Manchester Essex at 5:30, (then Beverly).
July 2015-The North Shore 7 on 7 league will start this Sunday! We are the second of two game sessions (5:30-6:30) and (6:30-7:30). We start at 6:30 vrs. Winthrop and Beverly
June 2015-Congrats to Jimmy Campbell and Ricky Nardella for their participation in the Harry Agganis All-Star Classic football game in Manning Field!
March 2015-The North Shore 7 on 7 league will once again be held each Sunday night in July at Marblehead High School. The games will be held in the same format with referees for all games. The dates (All Sunday nights in July) are 7/5,7/12,7/19 and 7/26...details to follow
March 2015-Congratulations to the following football players who achieved high honors for the second quarter at Hamilton Wenham Regional High School: Grade 9-Phillip Durgin, Daniel Tobin, Grade 10-Sam Boudrot, Christos Meimeteas, Jared Munoz, Daniel Parr, Grade 11-Jack Goeben, Thomas Rostad, J.J. Thissell, Grade 12-Jimmy Baras, Charles Brown, Nolan Wilson
February 2015-Special recognition to recent HW General football players who have gone on to play, or are currently playing college football, with continued athletic and academic success (since 2006): Dave Littlefield (Assumption College), Corey Daff (Denison University), Sam Crossan (St Lawrence University), Mike Drinkwater (Endicott College), Connor Sullivan (Colby College), Tim Puopolo (Tufts University), Evan Beilin (Middlebury), Andy Duval (Middlebury College), Jake Prince (Bowdoin College-current), James Brao (Tufts University-current), Trevor Lyons (Bates-current), Corey Daff (Denison), Shane Jenkins (Wesleyan-current), Pete Duval (RPI-current), Ian Dickey (Colby-current), and Andrew Cavanaugh (Maine Maritime-current) Nolan Wilson Bryant University (congrats!)...which includes seven Generals playing in the fall of 2014! (Wow!)
Thanksgiving-The Generals came up big in the cold and snowy weather, beating Ipswich 19-14. The Generals are now 7-2 on turkey day under Coach Morency's helm, and 9-2 overall. CJ Cooper led the way, both running and passing for big-time scores. (Jimmy Littlefield with a great TD catch) The defense was smothering, not allowingIpswich to do much all day. Playing well included Jimmy Baras, Chase Brown, Nolan Wilson, Jimmy Campbell, Ricky Nardella, Mike Wilson, Phil Durgin, Hunter Smith, and Kyle Craig. Although the Generals finished at 5-6, they were 5-1 in league play, making the playoffs 4 out of the last 5 years. Hats off to the seniors for making their mark, despite battling key injuries and a difficult schedule (losing to Winthrop, Lynnfield, Fenwick-combined record 36-3)-special shout out goes to Nolan Wilson, who not only was named a CAL All-Star (three years), but has been accepted to play football at Bryant University. Congrats!
Bitter Irony-The Generals lost a close one to a formidable Weston team (went on to beat Watertown-finished at 8-3) 14-7. Ironically, it was one of the best defensive games the Generals have played in a while, holding Weston to under 85 yards of total offense for the game.
Halloween Battle-The Generals faced the number one seed Winthrop Vikings (hadn't played at home in 5 weeks-senior night) with their playoff survival on the line, and the G-Men just couldn't rebound from some key mistakes. Playing well for the Generals included Jimmy Littlefield, Mike Wilson, Ricky Nardella, and Nolan Wilson.
Playoffs-The Generals came out and pounded Georgetown from the start 35-0. Playing well particularly were Tommy Rostad, Jimmy Baras, Ricky Nardella, Jimmy Littlefield, and Nolan Wilson.
Tough Loss-The Generals came out and fought for three out of four quarters (21 points in 2nd), but couldn't match the big plays of Lynnfield. Playing well were Ricky Nardella, Nolan Wilson, and Jimmy Campbell.
The Generals looked to make it three in a row, pounding Manchester-Essex 35-6. Leading the way offensively again was Jimmy Littlefield, amassing around 260 yards of total offense, including a KO return for a TD. Also playing well was Nolan Wilson, Chase Brown, Ricky Nardella, Mike Wilson, and Kyle Craig. The defense once again was dominant. This win sets up a league title showdown with Lynnfield on the 18th at home! 2:00 PM start-PSATs
The Generals continued league play with a solid all-around effort, holding on to defeat Amesbury 14-12 at home.(10/4) Jimmy Littlefield led the way with 160 yards rushing and a couple TDs. The offense generated close to 300 yards of total offense. But the real story again, was the defense; besides a fumble return for a touchdown, and a last second drive, the Generals defense kept Amesbury in check; playing well included Chase Brown, Kai Kirstich, Nolan Wilson, and CJ Cooper.
The Generals opened up league play with a resounding defensive effort, eventually taking down Ipswich 27-7. Jimmy Littlefield led the way with 80 yards rushing and a opening kick return for a TD. But the real story was the defense, led by Nolan Wilson and Kyle Craig. Next up is Amesbury at home, with a 1 o'clock kickoff this Saturday.
Generals Fall to North Reading in a Tough Hard Fought Game
Despite driving into the red zone of North reading multiple times, and a second half defense that held the Hornets to 60 total yards beyond one run, The Generals couldn't muster enough to come away with a victory losing 21-13. Playing well for the Generals were Chase Brown and Kai Kirtstich. Next up are the Tigers (away) as the Generals open up league play.
Generals Lose a Tough One 27-6
The General's defense picked it up in the second half, holding the Fenwick offense to seven points. But it was just too little, too late for the GMen. Playing well for the GMen included CJ Cooper and Kai Kirstich.
See Salem News Article preview (link below)!
Check Just JV schedule for change in day time of Fenwick JV game!!
Link to article for tournament http://www.salemnews.com/sports/x1927889314/Local-football-teams-compete-at-Northeast-7v7-East-Regional
Generals Make an Impact at the North Shore Passing League
July 27th, 2014- The Generals finished the North Shore Passing league in the championship round, losing a close one to Winthrop, but rebounding with a thrilling win vrs. Marblehead. The Generals finished the summer league at 5-3, good enough for third place. Every loss was close, and the players were a play away from getting into the championship. Thanks and shout out to the players who showed up and gave it everything they had.
Congratulations to Pete Duval, Ian Dickey, and Andrew Cavanaugh for being chosen, and his participation, in the 2014 Harry Agganis All Star Football Game!
April, 2014-Congrats to Ian Dickey in being accepted at Colby College, and he will be playing football in the fall of 2014. Also, a shout of congrats to Andrew Cavanaugh for being accepted at Maine Maritime, and he also will be playing football in the fall of 2014. Both seniors join Pete Duval (RPI) in playing football next fall in college....well done!
January 2014-Congratulations to Pete Duval for being accepted into R.P.I. He will be playing football in the fall
A couple highlights from 2013...
WOW-Triton walked into Hamilton thinking that they had an automatic win. They walked out with a resounding loss, and one of the biggest win for the G-Men in years 21-7. Playing well for the Generals were Ian Dickey, who rushed for a 100 yards. The defense held the high-octane Triton offense coming in, under wraps. Playing well were Matt Curran, Nolan Wilson, Christian Ecker, and Pete Duval. Also playing well were Ben MacDonald and Alex Rogers, along with Chase Brown
Home-Cooking-The Generals took it to Ipswich at home 28-7. Ian Dickey set a school record for rushing attempts in his 171 yard, two TD effort. Alex Rogers caught a TD pass, and the defense smothered Ipswich for four quarters.
January 2013-Sylvan Street Grille, along with 104.9 held its annual year-ending banquet. Congrats to Trevor Lyons for being recognized for his Thanksgiving day performance vrs Ipswich. Trevor earned player of the week (week 10) and was honored with the other 2012 winners.
December 2012-Congrats to Trevor Lyons for announcing his intention to attend Bates College. He will be playing football in the fall of 2013. Trevor now joins Jake Prince (Bowdoin), James Brao (Tufts), Shane Jenkins (Wesleyan), and Andy Duval (Middlebury) as former Generals playing in the NESCAC in 2013. That sort of representation in such a highly respected league is quite a statement for the student-athletes, their families, and for the Hamilton-Wenham football program.
The Generals Come Through, Defeat Ipswich 26-21
The G-Men had a turkey-day battle on their hands, but when it mattered most, the Generals performed some 4th quarter savy, taking a 26-21 decision, and cementing a winning season for the third straight year. (at 6-4) Hamilton-Wenham came out like gangbusters, leading at the break 20-7, thanks to the running and passing of Trevor Lyons, Cam Macri's strong special teams return game (63 yards on the day), and big TD catches by Ben Kozlowski. The defense was performing equally well, holding Ipswich to 11 yards of offense. The second half saw Ipswich crawl back in the game with two straight scores, making it 21-20 with time running out. However after a long drive that was snuffed out deep in Ipswich territory and an immediate fumble by Ipswich (Matt Vogus forced), freshman Cam Macri punched in the winning score from 5 yards out to make it 26-21. Despite great field position on the ensueing kickoff and a couple of first downs by Ipswich, the Generals defense held on for the win.
The Generals were led by Trevor Lyons, who was 10 of 18 for 152 yards, with 2 TDs along with 58 yards rushing and a TD. Cam Macri added 13 carries for 57 yards with a TD. In addition, Macri contributed 63 return yards. Pete Duval had three big catches for 45 big yards, along with Christian Ecker's 3 catches for 35 yards. (despite facing double coverage). Ian Dickey also had a big catch for 14 yards, and played especially well on defense with 3 and a half tackles.
Leading tacklers on defense included Matt Vogus and Christian Ecker with 5 1/2 tackles a piece.Ian Dickey had many big plays on defense, while Pete Duval had 3 tackles.
Coach and Trevor Lyons contemplate the next move-the Generals converted on two key fourth downs-one right before the half, facing a 4th and 23...and during a 4th quarter drive while down, with time running out. (B.Macr)
Schedule for Ipswich (November 14th-21rst) will be sent home this
Wednesday with the players.
There will be a Ipswich freshman game on Thursday (November 15th) at home 3:15-will try to start right away because of daylight. JV game will be on Saturday as scheduled, 10 AM, at Ipswich.
Bounceback Win at Georgetown-The Generals came up big on the road with a convincing 34-14 win, snapping a two game losing streak. Trevor Lyons led the way with 158 yards rushing and three TDs in the first quarter. Cam Macri picked up 90 yards on 11 carries and a touchdown. Steve Turpin had a nice day with an interception, TD run, and a couple tackles.
The Hornets handed Hamilton Wenham their second straight loss, 47-27. The Generals were up at the half, but were victimized by a strong North Reading rushing attack and two onside kicks that bounced North Reading's way. Christian Ecker had 4 TD catches in the loss. (school record)
Generals Upset Fenwick 14-8
The Hamilton Wenham Generals handed Bishop Fenwick their first loss Friday evening 14-8 in overtime. After an up and down affair that had multiple momentum swings and big plays, it all came down to Cam Macri (98 yards rushing, 1 TD) scampering in on first down in OT that sealed the deal. Trevor Lyons led the offense (109 yards rushing, 90 yards passing) while Matt Vogus, Christian Ecker, and many other led a stingy Generals defense. NICE WIN!
Amesbury Topples Generals-The Amesbury Indians defeated the Generals Saturday afternoon 36-24. Playing well for the Generals included Trevor Lyons (300 yards passing, 2 TD passes, 1 TD run, 2 two-point passes, 1 two point catch), Jimmy Campbell (117 yards receiving TD) Cam Macri and Christian Ecker. The Generals face Bishop Fenwick after the upcoming bye week.
Schedule change-This week's game against Amesbury (away-Landry Stadium) has been changed from Friday evening to Saturday afternoon at 1:30. Also, this week's frosh game against Amesbury has been changed back to Monday 3:30 (still home game)
Generals Beat Newburyport 12-7 Defense rules the day for the inspired GMen!
A big, big win for the Generals against the undefeated Clippers. Playing well for the Generals were Ian Dickey, Trevor Lyons, Pete Duval, Christian Ecker, and Matt Curran. Click above for the complete story!
Generals Rout Triton 34-14
Led by an explosive offense and a hustling defense, the Generals overwhelmed the visiting Vikings 34-14 last Saturday at the high school to open the 2012 season in style. The offense was led by Trevor Lyons 177 yard, 2 TD rushing performance (along with a pretty 12 yard TD pass to Jimmy Campbell) along with going 4 of 8 passing, for 65 yards. In addition, Cam Macri shined in his HW debut pounding out 90 yards on 11 carries and a TD. Matt Vogus was dominate in leading the offensive line. The defense, led by Christian Ecker's 5 tackles, one sack, and a forced turnover. (recovery Nolan Wilson) settled down after Triton's early score, shutting them down until the reserves came in. The Generals have now won 13 of 14 at home and are 5-1 in their season openers the last 6 years. Wow!
June 12, 2012-Congratulations to Trevor Lyons for being awarded the Moynihan Lumber Male Athlete of the Year. This prestigious award honors an accompished male and female athlete from surrounding schools for their athletic and academic accomplishments.
January 17,2012-Congratulations to Taylor Drinkwater and Shane Jenkins for being selected to participate in the prestigious Shriners All Star Game at Gillette Stadium, representing the North squad.
Drinwater (#55) is the third Drinkwater to star at HW (brothers Mike and Tom)
January 9,2012-Congratulations to Coach Morency for being selected as North Shore 104.9/Sylvan Street Grille Coach of the Year.
December 2011-Lyons earns Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastics-Trevor Lyons was honored as not only a Boston Globe and Herald All-Scholastic this year, but Division 3A Player of the Year in both papers. Just another example of the unprecedented recognition for Trevor, in celebration of his historic 2011 football season.
Losing Trevor Lyons late in the second quarter, after going up 14-8, was ultimately the challenge the super Generals could not over come, fighting to the end, but falling short to Bourne 16-14 in the battle of unbeatens. Up to the Lyon's injury, the Generals seemed to be cooking on all cylinders and poised to close out the historic tilt the same way they had all year. With Lyons at the helm, the Generals had three first-half drives-one that was the longest for the day, hitting numerous first downs and stalling deep in Bourne territory. The other two drives were touchdowns. But after the season-ending injury for Lyons, and despite a valient effort from sophomore Steve Brao, the Generals couldnt quite finish the job the rest of the afternoon. Playing well for the Generals were Matt Putur, Elliott Burr, Luke Wendt, and Dakota Stevens.Bourne Footnotes: Despite the loss, the Generals ended up matching Bourne in total yards and first downs.Senior Matt Putur had over 100 yards receiving for the second time this year.
First Playoff Win in School History!
The Generals survived a dogfight and earned a Super Bowl birth with their 7-0 win vrs. Newburyport. Trevor Lyon's last second touchdown with less than a minute remaining sealed the deal for the Generals. This coming after a clutch middle screen to Elliot Burr on a 3rd and long that put the Generals in the postion to score. Defensively, the Generals shut down the potent Newburyport attack. Playing well overall for the winners included Luke Wendt, Elliott Burr, Taylor Drinkwater, Shane Jenkins, Ryan Foringer, Dakota Stevens, Kevin Anthony, Peter Duval, and Matt Vogus.Newburyport Footnotes: The Defense held the Newburyport offense to around 100 total yards, while the offense, despite only scoring seven points, outgained the Clippers (total yards) over a two to one margin. The first play of the game was a spectacular TD run by Trevor Lyons, only to be brought back for an alignment penalty. The second play almost broke for paydirt again! Game ball was given to Taylor Drinkwater.
The Generals Dismantle the Tigers 33-8---Led by the usual dominant defense and a jump-started passing game, the Generals blew away Ipswich on turkey day 33-8. The defense got two defensive scores from Steve Turpin and Peter Duval. The Generals and Trevor Lyons also went to the air, accounting for 130 yards and three scores (Duval, Christian Ecker and Luke Wendt). Also playing well were Shane Jenkins, Dakota Stevens, Elliott Burr, and Matt Putur. The Generals will meet Newburyport Tuesday, November 29th at Andover High School at 7:30, with the winner going to the super bowl on Saturday. See you there!Thanksgiving Footnotes: Offensive Player of the Game was Shane Jenkins while the Defensive Player of the Game was Elliott Burr. Game ball was given to Luke Wendt
July 14th, 2011-Congratulations to Jake Prince for his participation in the 50th Annual Agganis All-Star Football Game.
May,24 2011-Congrats to Jimmy Love for being accepted into Endicott College. He will be playing football in the fall. Way to go! Click here for Salem News article http://www.salemnews.com/sports/x1886878327/Jean-DePlacido-column-He-Loves-this-decision-to-play-football-at-Endicott
March, 2011-The Hamilton Wenham High School football family would like to take a minute to honor the passing of one of Hamilton-Wenham's better football players, and athletes Greg Dobrenchuk (1951-2010). Greg was a proud H.W. graduate and a proud member of the 1967 undefeated H.W. Generals Football team, and the school's first championship team. Greg went on to play football at UNH, and even had a tryout for the Pittsburgh Pirates. You can read about his life at forevermissed.com.
On behalf of the Generals football family, our condolences go out to the family of Greg Dobrenchuk, one of H.W. football's great players.
January 20th, 2011-Congratulations to James Brao for being selected to participate in the upcoming Shriner All Star Football Game in June. James becomes the first HW football player to be selected to play in this annual tilt in seven years, and the only representative from the CAL Small this year to be selected. The all star game will be played at Foxboro Stadium, and James will be playing linebacker for the North Squad. In addition, Coach Morency was selected to be an assistant coach for the game.
January,18th 2011-Congrats to Jake Prince for being accepted into Bowdoin College. He will be playing football in the fall. Well done! In addition, a congrats to Jake for his outstanding, all star year in basketball, as his Generals won the CAL with a sparkling 15-3 record. Wow!
January, 9th, 2011-Sylvan Street Grille and 104.9 help their annual, end of the year banquet, honoring the Players of the Week for 2010. James Brao was honored for his week nine performance vrs Lynnfield. You can see his recognition at the Sylvan Street Grille in Peabody.
January,1rst 2011-Congrats to James Brao for being accepted into Tufts University. He will be playing football in the fall. Well done!
January,2011-Special thanks to Zach Dolan and his family for honoring the Generals championship season by giving the players t shirts and coaches sweatshirts. What an outstanding contribution to the kids and the program. Thanks again!
2010-What a Year it Was!
Dan Harrison, Salem News sports writer followed the Generals for most of the 2010 campaign. Hamilton Wenham Football appreciated all his efforts in providing coverage for such a special season. His closing article for the season, after the loss to Spellman in the playoffs, says it best. Click on title below for full article.
2010 CAL SMALL DIVISION CHAMPIONS
What a year is was! As a team, the Hamilton Wenham Generals had a championship season. Finishing a sparkling 8-2 (6-0) in the regular season, a first time ever playoff appearance (Division 3A) vrs. Cardinal Spellman, and a list of individual awards and recognitions to close out the unforgettable campaign. CAL All Stars-James Brao (CAL Small lineman of the year, entrance into Tufts University, Jake Prince entrance into Bowdoin, Sylvan Street Player of the Week, Salem News All Star), Jake Prince (CAL All Star, Team MVP, Salem News All Star, Dylan Keith (2-Time CAL All Star, Salem News Honorable Mention), Nick Vogus (CAL All Star, Salem News Honorable Mention All Star), Jim Love (CAL AllStar, Salem News Honorable Mention All Star)-Honorable Mention All Stars-Zach Nekorowski, Trevor Lyons, Jake Andre, and Elliott Burr, and Coach Andrew Morency (CAL Small and Salem News Coach of the Year, Shriners Game)
Recap of Season-Scroll Down for 2010 Details
December 13, 2010-The Hamilton Wenham Generals held their annual banquet at Danversport Yacht Club Sunday evening. Here are some of the highlights: Special thanks to Bill MacDonald (video), Doug Smith (overall contributions from youth football), Chuck Duval (head of boosters), and John Vogus (team video/pictures) for all their hard work. Thanksgiving MVP Offense-Dylan Keith, Thanksgiving MVP Defense-Jake Prince, Game Balls-Jake Prince (Newburyport), Trevor Lyons (Triton), Jim Love (Pentucket), James Brao (North Reading), Elliot Burr (Georgetown), Dylan Keith, O-Line--Brao, Shane Jenkins, Taylor Drinkwater, Ryan Foringer, Vogus (Amesbury), James Brao, Matt Putur (Lynnfield), Trevor Lyons (Ipswich), JV Award Most Improved-Matt Vogus, JV Coaches Award-Steven Turpin, MIAA Sportsmanship Award-Alton Bynum, Chief Frederick Unsung Hero Award-Nick Vogus, Jimmy Day Memorial Award-Jim Love, McRae Family Award-Zach Nekorowski, George "Bambi" Freeman Award-Trevor Lyons, Danny Weston Memorial Award-Shane Jenkins, Alfred H. Nickerson Award-Taylor Drinkwater, Chris Larned Memorial Award-Sean Turpin, Daniel Kadaris Award-Kevin Anthony, Varsity Most Improved-Jake Andre, Varsity Coaches Award-Zack Dolan, Most Valuable Lineman-James Brao, Most Valuable Back-Dylan Keith and Trevor Lyons, Team Most Valuable Player-Jake Prince
December 13, 2010-Congratulations to Kevin Anthony, Shane Jenkins, and Elliott Burr for being voted captains for the 2011 Football Season!
November 24th, 2010-Thanksgiving Game-The Generals defeated the Ipswich Tigers 20-6, closing out an 8-2 record!
November 12th, 2010-The Generals defeated the Lynnfield Pioneers 16-15 on a last second James Brao field goal with seconds remaining. The Generals are now CAL Champions will next take on Ipswich on Thanksgiving, and Cardinal Spellman in the first round of the playoffs the Tuesday following turkey day. Click on the following link to get the rundown on the Generals big win. http://www.salemnews.com/sports/x1930918829/Braos-boot-sends-Generals-to-playoffs-for-first-time-in-history
Zach Nekoroski #25 (photo courtesy of Salem News)
Attention Class of 2016-At this point, I am receiving information and fielding calls from various schools consistently. In addition to my replies and information I give the school/coach, any specific schools you want me to contact (more information about, a letter, phone call, or film) just let me know. Now is the time to start thinking about college! -Coach Morency
Attention Class of 2019 football candidates-Register now (on the home page) and become a part of the program. Receive announcements concerning the team, including information on the upcoming introductory meeting for the 8th graders in the spring. If any questions, call, e-mail, or come by room 103 in the middle school. -Coach Morency
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