NECC Observer

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


Stratton returns as basketball coach

The love of the game is something we hear a lot in the sports world, but only few can say they have seen others show this type of love on an everyday scale. Here at NECC we have...
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Spring sports season canceled

On Thursday, March 12th, students got an email stating the college would be shut down at least until Monday, March 16th. They told everyone that the goal was to try and re-open...
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A runner…. and an author?

NECC student a modern-day Renaissance man John Miller from Methuen, Massachusetts, is a member of both the cross country and track program at Northern Essex and has published two...
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NECC Baseball team turns it around

Offensive outburst powers April turnaround The NECC Knights baseball team bounced back in a big way during the month of April.  They entered the month having only gone 4-11 to...
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Desilvestre’s history with Track and Field

Northern Essex coach’s long love affair with sport continues Nelson Desilvestre has now been the head coach for the Northern Essex track and field team for three years and has...
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Baseball Field need a retooling?

A lackluster field makes playing home games a rare treat for Knights Over the past two years the Northern Essex Knights have only played a total of four regular season games on...
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Esports set to start in Fall

Rising sport finds a place at Northern Essex Back in November of 2018 Northern Essex announced the addition of three new sports to their athletic department: Men’s soccer,...
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Richardson hoping for another Nationals trip

Track and Field athlete placed 6th in high jump last year Katelyn Richardson, a 23-year-old from Wilmington, Massachusetts, is at NECC for her certificate in American Sign...
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