Oppenheim shoots 11-less than
Andover’s Rob Oppenheim had an epic 3rd spherical at this weekend’s Memorial Health and fitness Championship, part of the Korn Ferry Tour, shooting 11-underneath to transfer into a tie for initially at 21-less than by a few rounds.
Oppenheim begun off with a bogey on Gap 1 and slowly picked up steam from there. He had 3 birdies on the entrance 9 but then caught fire down the extend, ripping off a few consecutive birdies and an eagle in advance of finishing birdie, eagle, par, birdie on the remaining 4 holes.
Oppenheim is tied with Austin Eckroat (-21) and leads Paul Haley II (-20) and Augusto Núñez (-20), both of whom shot 10-under Saturday themselves, together with Patrick Newcomb (-20) going into the final spherical. He will have a probability to clinch the victory on Sunday.
Massive week for two SJP alums
It was a major 7 days for a few of St. John’s Prep alums and buddies, North Andover’s Colin Blackwell and Arlington’s Pat Connaughton.
Equally 2011 graduates of the Danvers school, each and every led their groups to state titles as seniors with Blackwell headed to Harvard University for hockey and Connaughton to Notre Dame for basketball.
Blackwell has expended sections of the very last four seasons in the NHL, very last period with Seattle and Toronto, compiling 10 objectives and 10 assists in 58 games.
Connaughton has spent 7 decades in the NBA, the very last 4 with the Milwaukee Bucks, including the championship year in 2020-21.
Effectively, this 7 days, just about on the very same working day, the SJP alums had been awarded multi-12 months deals. Blackwell signed as a absolutely free agent with the Chicago Blackhawks for two yrs at $1.3 million. Connaughton signed a three-calendar year deal with the Bucks at $28.5 million.
The most effective portion? They the two will be about 90 miles away from every other.
Raycroft signing in Newburyport
Former Boston Bruins Rookie of the Yr and present-day analyst on NESN, Andrew Raycroft, will be signing autographs in Newburyport on Sunlight., July 24.
Raycroft will be signing at the regular card show at the Newburyport Elks at 25 Reduced Street from 10 a.m. right up until noon.
Autographs value $10 with free inscriptions.
The card demonstrate is open up from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with 40 vendor tables giving sports playing cards, provides, Pokemon graded playing cards and other memorabilia.
Admission to the exhibit is $2. Youngsters underneath 9 are totally free.
For a lot more information call Vic at 508-265-4440 or send e mail to [email protected].
Knights incorporate new golf mentor
The North Andover Higher golfing staff has introduced it has a new varsity in Matt Lombard.
Lombard has labored in the golfing market for 15 yrs like the final 4 at North Andover State Club, which is home to the oft-proficient NAHS golfing group. He performed golf and basketball at Hanover Substantial (2005).
He replaces Nick Antonelli. An NAHS grad, Antonelli was 31-9 in excess of his three seasons at the helm.
If you can …
As Mike Muldoon used to note this column each and every Sunday, “If you can put a smile on someone’s confront … do it!”