Golf team improves to 7-2

Tom O’Brien

The golf team put together back-to-back wins over Dracut and Methuen to improve to 7-2.

The Hillies will look to avenge one of their earlier season losses to Central Catholic when they host the Red Raiders at Bradford Country Club on Thursday.


Cross country teams in Ocean State Invitational

The cross country teams competed in the Ocean State Invitational in Rhode Island on Saturday.

Freshman Finleigh Simonds led the way, finishing eighth out of 177 runners. Brynne LeCours placed 67th as the girls finished 14th as a team. On the boys side, Ben Craven was the top finisher, placing 90th.


Girls volleyball team bounces back

The girls volleyball team suffered its first loss of the season, but came back with a pair of wins over Billerica and Dracut.

The Hillies are now 8-1. They will travel to North Andover on Friday.


Field hockey team to face Methuen

The field hockey team played to a 0-0 tie with Lowell last week, before falling to North Andover.

The Hillies will look to get back in the win column at Methuen on Friday.


Boys soccer team to face Lowell

The boys soccer team has won five of its last six games and sits at 5-3-1 at the halfway point of the season.

The Hillies beat Methuen 1-0 and Billerica 2-1. Haverhill will be at Lowell on Thursday afternoon.


Girls soccer team to host Billerica

The girls soccer team grabbed its third win of the year by defeating Malden.

The Hillies will be in action at home against Billerica on Thursday.


Crew teams prepare for Textile River Regatta

The crew teams participated in the Head of the Merrimack regatta in Methuen on Saturday.

The girls varsity crossed the line in 20:55.4 for a 10th place finish. The boys first 8 came in 5th overall in the men’s junior 8 competition, coming across at 17:39.6.

Next up for the Hillies is the Textile River Regatta in Lowell on Oct. 6.


Football team to host Methuen

The football team fell to 0-3 after dropping at 39-22 decision at Westford Academy on Saturday.

The Hillies will be home this weekend to host rival Methuen. The time and date have been moved from Friday to Saturday at 3 p.m.

Fans can now enter through both sides of the stadium as an additional entrance has been added at Riverside Park. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students.


Hillie swimmers to host Lowell

The Hillie swimmers fell to 3-2 on the year and will be off until hosting Lowell on Oct. 11.


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Tom O'Brien is athletic director at Haverhill High School. He contributes this regular column to the Gazette.

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