Register Now for Youth Field Hockey

Grades three through six, with practice at MVMS

Press release

Registration is now open for Merrimack Valley Youth Field Hockey for grades three, four, five, and six. Practices and games are generally Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons. We will not have games until mid-September, and we will make every effort to schedule all the games on Sundays. Cost is only $35 per player, and each player […]

Andover Recreation Soccer Begins in Early September

Only one co-ed fifth/sixth grade team this year

By Heidi Murphy, soccer director

Soccer season has arrived for 60 Andover kindergarten through sixth graders. They are lacing up their cleats and headed out to the Howard George Field at Blackwater Park. The first games begin the week of September 5. This year, Andover will field four teams. Lindsey and Scott Allenby will be coaching both the kindergarten team and the […]

Franklin Savings Bank Hosts Charity Softball Tournament

Proceeds will benefit local charities

Press release

Franklin Savings Bank (FSB) will host its 23rd Annual Charity Softball Tournament on September 14 through 24 at Odell Park in Franklin. All proceeds raised from the event will benefit local charities voted upon by fans of the bank’s Facebook page. The FSB Annual Charity Softball Tournament fields co-ed teams ages 13 and older to swing […]

Fall Sign Ups for Youth Soccer Have Begun

Games slated to start on Tuesday, September 6

By Heidi Murphy, soccer director

Andover youths are gearing up for a fun fall soccer season. Starting in July, players took to the field at Blackwater Park for an informal game of pick-up soccer. This is open for any ages and starts at 6 PM at the field. We will continue to run pick-up games until late August. Kids are encouraged to […]

Andover Rec Soccer Sign-Ups: Get ‘Em in by July 1

Weekly summer kick-arounds are planned, too

By Heidi Murphy, soccer director

Though you might be slashing at black flies right now, I am thinking about the upcoming fall soccer season. It’s already the time of year to think about sign-ups for youth soccer for those entering first through sixth grade in the fall. Last year we were able to field a large first/second grade team and […]

Andover Girls Softball Home Opener on May 14

Parade starts at AE/MS at 8:30 AM

By Melissa Thompson, Andover Girls Softball

Andover Girls Softball will have one U6 (under six years old) team, one U8 team, and one U12 team for the upcoming season. Our opening day this year is Saturday, May 14, kicking off with a parade at 8:30 AM, marching from AE/MS to Blackwater Park. Following the parade will be a ceremony, then at […]

Andover Girls Softball Sign-Ups

Don’t forget to come to our meeting on Sunday, March 6, at 9 AM at AE/MS. We need to fill secretary spot, fundraiser person, and have a few more parent reps involved. Come to the AE/MS lobby to sign up for t-ball (age 4) up to U14: Sunday, March 6, 9 to 11 AM; Thursday, […]

Register Now for Blue Storm Girls Lacrosse

Sign up by February 20

Press release

Merrimack Valley Blue Storm Sports is now registering for the girls lacrosse program. Sign-ups are going on now at The initial deadline to sign up is Saturday, February 20, so don’t delay! In 2016, our youth lacrosse program will have teams for first and second graders; third and fourth graders; and fifth and sixth graders. […]