Coach Steve Gundrum’s 2013 Pinkerton Academy girls’ soccer squad had a strong season, making it all the way to the Division I tournament semifinals before being eliminated by the slimmest of margins by the Bedford High Lady Bulldogs. The Lady Astros put together a 13-2-1 regular season record to finish second in their tough class.
Season after season, expectations for coach Brian O’Reilly’s Pinkerton Academy varsity football squad are the same: shoot for the moon and expect to wind up no lower. And more often that not the Astro contingents led by O’Reilly – who enters his 37th season as the head football coach at the Derry school this fall
As he glances up and down the roster for his 2014 Pinkerton Academy girls’ varsity volleyball contingent, veteran coach Todd Royce sees a crew that sports six returning varsity starters and eight players without any prior varsity experience. The Lady Astros went 11-7 last fall, and the returning starters from that squad are seniors Michaela