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Ex-NFL head coach Mike Sherman to take over Nauset program

Mike Sherman’s most recent coaching assignment was with the Dolphins, where he served as offensive coordinator for two seasons.
Mike Sherman’s most recent coaching assignment was with the Dolphins, where he served as offensive coordinator for two seasons.J. Pat Carter/Associated Press/File 2012

Former Green Bay Packers coach Mike Sherman has been named the new head coach at Nauset Regional in Eastham, according to a report in the Cape Cod Times.

Sherman, who was born in Norwood and now lives in Dennis, coached the Packers from 2000-05, directing them to three straight NFC North titles. He also was the head coach at Texas A&M, leading the Aggies to three bowl appearances in four seasons.

He was fired in January 2014 after two seasons as the Dolphins’ offensive coordinator. The Dolphins finished 8-8 in 2013 and were ranked 27th in offense.

According to the report, Sherman has spent the last year on the Cape, doing occasional consulting work for the NFL and college teams.

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“I felt after Miami I couldn’t put my family through another move,” Sherman told the Times. “We’ve been coming here almost every summer over the last 30-plus years as a family so we felt this was a natural fit for us to call Cape Cod home.”

In the report, Sherman said he was restless without football, and said there were other coaching jobs he could have pursued.

“I’ve loved coaching in the NFL and college for the last 33 years, but I am definitely looking forward to working with the kids at Nauset,’’ he told the Times.

Baseball

Archbishop Williams 4, Matignon 2 — Jack Rega had a two-run homer in the sixth and Ryan Earle went the distance as the host Bishops (9-9) earned a berth in the state tournament.

Triton 1, Newburyport 0 — David Leavitt allowed one hit and struck out six over 6⅔ innings for the Vikings (13-9). Justin Cashman earned the save, striking out four batters.

Weston 14, Swampscott 8 — Seniors Ryan Welby and Colton Whorf each hit two home runs and the visiting Wildcats finished the regular season 15-5.

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Arlington Catholic 15, Arlington 5 — Paul Frisoli had a bases-loaded triple and Matt Wesoloski recorded his fifth win with a complete-game effort.

Burlington 9, Wayland 0 — Senior Alex Heisler struck out six and junior Robbie Ryan had a three-run homer for the Red Devils (7-13).

Softball

Medford 3, Revere 0

— Ashley Eisnor struck out nine in recording her sixth shutout of the season for the Mustangs (13-7).

Boys’ volleyball

Milford 3, Worcester Tech 0 — Senior Stevan Luna had 7 kills, 8 aces, a block, and 26 assists to lead the 11th-seeded Hawks (15-6) past the host Eagles, 25-15, 25-14, 25-7, in a Central Mass. Division 1 first-round state tournament match. The Hawks will face No. 3 seed Lincoln-Sudbury in the quarterfinals Tuesday.