NECC Observer

The student news website of Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill and Lawrence, Mass.


A shift in sports at NECC

Kids and teens in the United States always have at least one dream about what they want to do when they are older, some of these dreams are inspired overtime by what they do,...
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Baseball program adjusts to COVID-19 safety protocols

Ever since the Coronavirus struck the U.S. last March, the country has had to deal withmany changes in our everyday lives. From wearing masks at all times, to socially distancing...
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Sports at NECC have many purposes

The biggest purpose of going to college, if anything, is obviously to study and be able to get adegree in a field that you want to pursue in the future. Students spend most of...
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Esports flourish in a virtual world

During the pandemic we have had a significant lack of sports due to social distancing. Golf courses where shut down, basketball and, football. Only recently we’ve had a return of...
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COVID trumps sports

Throughout the last six months, our daily plans have taken a heavy turn around in one way or another, and it’s clear that we’ve had to make adjustments that we’re not quite...
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Pandemic impacts fall sports schedule

The fall sports season looks different this year for NECC’s athletes, coaches and fans. Cross country and esports are participating in regular activities this fall but...
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Esports continue

Northern Essex Community College currently has only one sport still continuing games and that is esports. With the situation at hand canceling a lot of sports...
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Baseball team looks to the future

Coronavirus changed life for college students from coast to coast this spring. At Northern Essex Community College, it silenced the national power baseball team, coached by Jeff...
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