NECC Observer

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


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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Basketball fans, players welcome Stratton back to NECC

Darren Stratton’s workload has picked up again, and he would have it no other way. Epic struggles to clear his good name in court and restore his reputation over the past nearly...
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Corona season

March Madness is what they call it but this 2020 basketball season can be summed up as March Sadness. In all my life of watching and playing basketball I have never seen the...
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Student athletes hold onto optimism in a state of chaos

Recently due to the ongoing COVID-19 virus pandemic, all activities, schools, and businesses not deemed essential have been cancelled and closed down till further notice.  These...
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