Just as diehard a Boston sports fan as her husband, Kathy is very happy to be back on familiar turf for this year’s tailgate. “Last year, when the games were played in Foxborough [at Gillette Stadium], it was harder for us to be there all the time. Boston Cannons goalie Nick Marrocco, of Duxbury, is a team captain in 2020. We’re very gracious to the players who end up there. The Patriot Ledger, Quincy, MA ~ 2 Adams Place, Quincy, MA 02169 ~ Do Not Sell My Personal Information ~ Cookie Policy ~ Do Not Sell My Personal Information ~ Privacy Policy ~ Terms Of Service ~ Your California Privacy Rights / Privacy Policy. While Anita Silvey and Wendell Minor’s excellent Henry Knox: Bookseller, Soldier, Patriot (2010) covers the same topic, Brown’s picture book makes it accessible to a somewhat younger audience.

Biggio, Blue Jays outslug Red Sox for 10-8 win at Fenway. A fantastic read aloud about an unsung hero during our nation’s infancy. The story opens in the winter of 1775, when the British occupied Boston.

Learn more about the program. The Cannons came from behind Tuesday to edge the Philadelphia Barrage, 12-10, in Annapolis, Maryland. Bryce Wasserman led the Cannons in goals with three followed by Challen Rogers, Mark Cockerton, and Bryan Cole who had two apiece. Marrocco, of Duxbury, is set to begin his third season with the Cannons as the team embarks on an abbreviated 2020 Major League Lacrosse season on Saturday with a 4 p.m. game against the New York Lizards. Unable to add item to List. This appealing true story of one young Patriot's determination to deliver fifty-nine cannons to General George Washington during the American Revolution is just right for early readers. In 1775 in the dead of winter, a bookseller named Henry Knox dragged 59 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to Boston―225 miles of lakes, forest, mountains, and few roads. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. The league’s six teams are participating in a tournament comprised of five regular season games followed by a four-team single elimination playoff. 11am-5pm Official Boston Cannons merchandise, jerseys, and more! © Gannett Co., Inc. 2020.

They receive all our thanks if we score on a penalty. Design colors may not be identical to that of official licensed merchandise. Henry and the Cannons: An Extraordinary True Story of the American Revolution, Hardcover – Picture Book, January 22, 2013, Reviewed in the United States on August 3, 2015, Reviewed in the United States on July 10, 2015, Reviewed in the United States on January 2, 2016, I read this story to my 5th grade students and they loved the story and the illustrations.

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Readers will be fascinated by the various methods employed to keep the cannons moving, including poles, ropes, and chains to help the sleds scale steep heights. This entertaining tale will be great to use along with studies of George Washington and the Revolutionary War.-LucindaSnyder Whitehurst, St. Christopher's School, Richmond, VAα(c) Copyright 2011. Gr 1-4-As the American Revolution was getting underway, George Washington knew he needed cannons to defeat the British. But that game isn’t for another six hours.

Greg and the rest of the Ball Busters plan on attending every home game this season. Please try again. Among the players, who mostly include Greg’s sons and their friends, is Greg’s wife, Kathy. A must read for students covering the American Revolution or just for fun. “I do my best to rally the troops and keep things fun for everybody,” says Leo. Sipping on beers (or chugging them in quick succession to lengthen your staff), feasting on mac and cheese, and blasting throwbacks like Nelly in the bright sunlight, it all certainly feels like the calm before the storm.

“We can sometimes get up to 60 or 70 people here at one time. The almost supernatural accomplishments of Henry Ward, a handful of strong men, horses and oxen began with a ten-day, treacherous journey of forty miles on the water from Fort Ticonderoga to the end of Lake George. Clearly, this was an advantage for the Cannons with Kevin Reisman going 13-for-21 and Nate Farrell going 3-for-5 in the faceoff circle. Also, Lyle Thompson is a scoring machine, on Monday night he scored four goals and picked up one assist for five points. Now, as the professional circuit grows in popularity, he, his family, and their closest friends — all in attendance at today’s tailgate — remain devoted fans of the game, reveling in the chance to help their team any way they can.        Resources Casey Morrison, the day’s king of drinking, holds the tallest staff, a Budweiser cowboy hat acting as his crown. Despite trailing for the bulk of the game the Cannons did outscore Chesapeake 4-to-1 in the fourth quarter to make it a two-goal game but couldn’t close the gap in the end. Boston Cannons Main Navigation Menu.

On Monday night the Boston Cannons took on the Chesapeake Bayhawks down in Annapolis Maryland. “A few years back we had a bit of a rivalry with the Lizards, and some of the players didn’t like what we were doing,” says Greg.

The Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse are back at Harvard Stadium. Prep Sportswear has your school's t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, bags and more! Save on Boston Cannons. Greg lifts up the lid of the grill to check on the burgers and hot dogs just before yelling, “Food’s ready!”. © 2020 Sportswear Inc. All Rights Reserved. Overall, the Cannons looked a lot more composed on both sides of the field, and the offense seemed to be clicking by the time the final buzzer went off. ‘Donate your paycheck! It was impossible to bring those cannons to Boston in the winter, until a plump Boston bookseller says he will do it. Amazingly, Knox and his group arrived without losing a single piece of weaponry.

Revolutionary Friends: General George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette, DK Eyewitness Books: American Revolution: Discover How a Few Patriots Battled a Mighty Empire from the Boston Massacre to, If You Lived At The Time Of The American Revolution, Independent Dames: What You Never Knew About the Women and Girls of the American Revolution, The Founding Fathers! There are also traditional backyard games scattered across the grass, like spike ball, Kan Jam, and Poleish Horseshoes. A fine introduction to a lesser-known hero of the American Revolution. Choose the plan that’s right for you. “We are all trying to figure out how each of us play,” said Zach Goodrich on the Cannons trying to build chemistry. Skip Netflix this weekend—here are 10 ways to get out of your home and not be bored in the city. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted. In his other, he grasps a bright blue staff of Bud Light cans duct-taped to each other end-to-end. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Deaths Comebacks have been the story of the Boston Cannons’ 2020 season thus far, and the team pulled off another one on Tuesday to earn a 12-10 win over the Philadelphia Barrage in Annapolis, Maryland.