Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Mariners 8 Chiefs 3

Mariners score 6 in the first and roll to an 8-3 win.

Teams meet again tonight in Essex.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Beverly - 6, Topsfield - 5

Josh Levesque pitched three scoreless innings for the win on Opening Day.  The Giants led 6 to 1 after 4 innings but Topsfield clawed back to get within a run. Dan Cashman got the final four outs without allowing a run to earn the save. Offensively, Andy Brown had a two run double. For Topsfield Zack Lamkin was 2 for 4 with a steal and a run scored.

Townies Win Opener 1-0 over Generals

Rockport Townies get 10 strikeouts from Derek Osmond, win 1-0 over Generals.

Sunday was a great day for Derek Osmond, as Osmond threw a shutout to carry Rockport Townies to a 1-0 victory over Hamilton Generals at Evans Field - Station Sq. Rockport, MA 01966 in eight innings.
Osmond kept contact to a minimum, striking out 10 Hamilton Generals batters. Rockport Townies' pitcher tossed eight innings of shutout ball and allowed only two hits.
Tucker Meredith pushed Rockport Townies ahead, in the eighth inning, and the lead lasted until the final out. Jordan Pallazola singled to get on base in the eighth. He then went from first to second on a stolen base.
Luke Painchaud contributed a good outing for the Hamilton Generals, but took the loss. He lasted seven innings, walked two, struck out three, and allowed one run.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Mink Maker Rowley Hall of Famer Passes Away

Willard I.'s Story

Willard I. Maker, 84, a lifelong resident of Rowley, died peacefully at home on May 13, 2016.
Willard was born in Rowley on July 10, 1931, a son of the late Ellery and Emma (Bonneau) Maker.
He was a graduate of Newburyport High School and an Army veteran of the Korean War. Willard was a member of the Rowley VFW and in his younger days, played baseball for the Rowley Rams. Willard worked as an oil burner and a/c tech for Welch and Lamson Oil Company for many years until his retirement.
He is survived by his sister, Kathleen Chatigney of Salisbury; daughters, Marilyn (Maker) Johnson of Dunn, N.C. and Stephanie (Maker) Comeau of Rowley, his sons Theodore Maker and Michael Maker, also of Rowley. He leaves behind 16 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Willard was the husband of the late Martha (Williams) Maker and was also predeceased by his sons, Willard I. Maker Jr. and Stephen Maker; his brothers, Darold, Ellery, Floyd and sisters Regina, Luella, Phyliss and Ruth.
By request of the family, funeral services will be private and there will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., B-102, Danvers, MA 01923 or online at https://www.caredimensions.org/giving/. Assistance with arrangements was by Direct Cremation of the Seacoast, Hampton, N.H. Please visit www.DirectCremationSeacoast.com to sign Willard’s guestbook and to express online condolences.