Monday, November 19, 2012
PVMHS senior Sabrina Rizzo has two goals for her future after graduating from college: return to Peabody to coach field hockey and teach algebra.
The year is 2020, and Peabody’s Sabrina Rizzo is doing exactly what she dreamed of doing when she was a senior at PVMHS, Class of 2013. Sabrina is teaching algebra to eager Peabody High students and she’s also working as an assistant coach for the Tanners' field hockey team. Those are Sabrina's plans after she graduates from high school next spring and then college. “I keep telling coach that I’m going to come back and coach field hockey at Peabody High, and I’m not joking,” Sabrina said. “I told her if she ever needs me to help out, give me a call.” Sabrina says algebra is her favorite subject in school. “I love algebra; I’m not a big fan of geometry, but I love algebra, and I want to become an algebra teacher, hopefully here [at PVMHS…
Thursday, November 1, 2012
The Peabody girls play Friday and Fenwick travels to Tewksbury Thursday.
Peabody High field hockey is poised to begin its tournament journey Friday (2 p.m.) in Newton. The Lady Tanners finished their season 10-5-3 and are seeded 10th in Division I North, right in front of conference opponent Danvers. Peabody faces Newton North (No. 7) in the first round, and if succesful, there moves on to the quarterfinals to face either Masconomet, Reading or Needham on Nov. 5. The Tanners lost to Natick in the first round last year, 2-0. Bishop Fenwick field hockey is seeded 11th with an 8-7-3 record and travels to Tewksbury Thursday (2:15 p.m.) for a first round game in Division II North.
Friday, October 14, 2011
Field hockey senior captain Gina Casey lauded as solid player, quiet leader who works hard at keeping team a big family.
When Pam Grant took the reins from legendary Peabody High field hockey coach Lorraine Benoit this season, captain Gina Casey and her fellow seniors weren’t quite sure what to expect. They needn’t have worried. The Tanners owned a 7-2-3 record through games of Oct. 12 and are on the verge of state tournament qualification. And Casey, the traffic cop at midfield, has been crucial to the team’s success. “Gina is a very hard worker. She is a quiet leader but her work ethic and strong field play speaks for itself,” said Grant. Casey – whose first goal of the season snapped Beverly’s season-opening scoreless streak – acknowledged it initially felt strange not having Benoit around. “I was used to her from freshman year. When Coach Grant became …