NECC Observer

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


Burrill wins national pitcher of the week

Levi Burrill, an Amesbury native, took the mound in game two of the Knights doubleheader against nationally ranked Northampton Community College on March 22. Burrill is one of...
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Baseball team members praise college’s efforts to keep sports going

The officials of the NJCAA, along with college athletes, have adjusted in special ways to continue to play out sports seasons through the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the past...
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March madness

The storied tradition of the NCAA’s March Madness basketball tournament continues in 2021 after a one-year hiatus. The 2020 March Madness tournament was shut down due to the...
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Catching up with Track and Field Coach Tim Foley

NECC has always been a school that offers multiple students from various different background sopportunities to decide what they want to pursue in the future. In hopes of...
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NECC Knights getting back to competition this spring

As the spring sports semester begins Northern Essex Community College intends to return to competition. The first sports to get this underway will be the men’s basketball team...
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Baseball team opens season with doubleheader

The Northern Essex Baseball team opened their season with a doubleheader on March 7 and 8. After no season in 2020, the team was excited to get back onto the field again....
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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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