Tag Archive for Sports

Lynn United FC Celebrates First Game

On Saturday, April 21st, Lynn United Football Club took to Manning Field to play against International Soccer Club from Haverhill. The next game is 7:15pm, April 28, at Manning vs. Unation FC. Lynn United Football Club via Metro Credit Union is one of LynnHappens’ sponsors. You can be, too! Check in with editor@lynnhappens.com for more…

2017 Confederations Cup Preview

Please welcome sports contributor Jason Gordon – Jason hails from New York City where he is a marketing associate by day and blogger by night. He is an absolute sports and music fanatic who often tries to marry the two in his writing. The FIFA Confederations Cup is a prestigious soccer tournament held every four…

Lynn Shore Showdown Photos

On Saturday, July 23rd, wrestlers from all over and as far as Rhode Island competed in their respective weight and age classes in an amateur beach wrestling tournament organized by School Committee member Jared Nicholson. The Lynn Shore Showdown was sponsored by Friends of Lynn & Nahant Beach, Boston Youth Wrestling, Massachusetts Department of Conservation…

5 Questions: El Gato Melendez

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – El Gato Melendez is the first Puerto Rican-born basketball player ever to play for the Harlem Globetrotters. He was raised in the town of Juana Diaz, where he would make a 2-mile jog just to play basketball. The 6’8” forward received his nickname because while on…

Boston Junior Derby Scrimmage

Here’s some shots of Boston Junior Derby’s recent scrimmage courtesy of Joe Medolo. Their program in Lynn begins in September and you can learn more about it in this previous post. If your sports program would like to share photos with LynnHappens, please send them along and include any relevant photographer credit. You can be…

Junior Roller Derby Begins New Session

8/19/15 (Did you know the Boston Derby Dames practice in Lynn?) Press release – This is not your mother’s roller derby Roller Derby is a women’s sport that fosters empowerment, inspires self-confidence, and encourages fitness—and now self identifying girls ages 7–17 can experience just how satisfying the game can be. Registration for Boston Junior Roller…