1) Newsbit of the Day: Three Swampscott High girls teams qualified for the post season.
Girls soccer, 8-6-4, plays at home on the Upper Jackson field today at 2:30 p.m. against Arlington Catholic.
Girls volleyball, 4-12, plays away against Bishop Fenwick on Saturday.
Girls field hockey, 15-2-2, earned a bye in the first round and plays its first game on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Phillips Park against either Bishop Fenwick or Tewksbury.
2) Swampscott Scholars: 2012 Swampscott High graduate Angela Vousboukis received the Rocco Losano Memorial Scholarship.
3) Bit of Bill (Belichick): “I felt that once we got to the 31, 32 yard line, we were in field goal range. We didn't want to get in the situation where we throw a couple incomplete passes and Pittsburgh had another timeout. It's like basketball; we were playing for the last shot.”
4) Weather Watch: The National Weather Service is calling for a slight chance of showers after 1 pm. Cloudy, with a high near 54.
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