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Patrice Bergeron invites Best Buddies to Bruins hockey game

Patrice Bergeron invites Best Buddies to Bruins hockey game

Darby Kim, Assistant Sports Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under Multimedia, Sports

Best Buddies was invited to the Bruins game on November 25 by player Patrice Bergeron, where they enjoyed a night of fun sports entertainment and bonded with the famous NHL hockey player himself. According to club advisor of Best Buddies, Kevin Hausmann, this last-minute surprise was truly a spec...

Powderpuff brings classmates together, raises funds to prevent domestic violence

Powderpuff brings classmates together, raises funds to prevent domestic violence

Jaiden Dallis, Staff Writer
December 7, 2016
Filed under Sports

The senior girls came out victorious in the annual powderpuff football game on November 17, which raised over $1,000 for the non-profit organization V-Day, which supports the prevention of domestic abuse. Due to an outstanding performance from senior MVP Kendall Scholl, and a clutch interception fro...

Cheer team springs to success, wraps up season at Regionals

Cheer team springs to success, wraps up season at Regionals

Darby Kim, Assistant Sports Editor
November 17, 2016
Filed under Sports

The cheer team has shown their competitive spirit this season through their second place finish at League Championships and fourth place at Regionals. According to junior captain Kimmie Skinner, they gave it their all at Regionals despite some challenges and stayed positive throughout the competition...

Girls’ volleyball serves their way to district finals

Girls’ volleyball serves their way to district finals

Anna Silver and Anita Nyberg
November 17, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Girls’ volleyball ended a monumental season with a heartbreaking loss in the CMass finals against Acton-Boxborough on November 12 after thirty-seven years of not qualifying for the district finals. Although the Mid Wach A league champs suffered a tough defeat after building an 18-2 record, they m...

Football concludes at district finals, celebrates successful season

Football concludes at district finals, celebrates successful season

Emily Smith, Sports Editor
November 14, 2016
Filed under Sports

The football team’s historic season came to an end in the CMass District Final game against Shrewsbury this past Saturday, November 12, after a 21-14 loss. The team looks back on their accomplishments this season with pride at how far they have come and the legacy they will be leaving behind. “I...

Making football history: First student co-managers O’Leary, Hatton create positive impact on field

Making football history: First student co-managers O’Leary, Hatton create positive impact on field

Drew Despres, Staff Writer
November 9, 2016
Filed under Sports

For the first time in Algonquin history, the football team has two student managers. Seniors Kevin O’Leary and Kevin Hatton have strengthened the bond in their friendship through their shared experiences as an essential part of the team. Unlike the managers of most teams, Hatton and O’Leary were...

Boys’ soccer overcomes injury

Boys’ soccer overcomes injury

Lauren Speranzella, Staff Writer
November 8, 2016
Filed under Sports

Boys’ soccer ran full force into their season more motivated than ever, proving their strength with a 10-5-2 record and looking to become CMASS Champions. They began a rigorous practice schedule early in the summer, preparing for what they hoped would be their best season yet. However, they were...

Is he for Reale?

Is he for Reale?

Owen Lyons, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
Filed under Sports

It's unusual for an athlete to start playing a sport his sophomore year, make the varsity team, and within two years become one of the best players. This tale of rising from the bottom to the top is the story of golf team captain and senior Kevin Reale. Without taking a single golf lesson in his life,...

Field hockey shoots past expectations, scores league title

Field hockey shoots past expectations, scores league title

Emily Smith, Sports Editor
November 4, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Field hockey has exceeded expectations this season, winning the Mid Wach A League and finishing their season with a record of 10-2-5. Due to the graduation of last season’s key offensive and defensive players, Taylor Long and Steph Francalancia, the team was preparing for a rebuilding season. Howeve...

Girls’ soccer heads into playoffs strong

Girls’ soccer heads into playoffs strong

Brooke Suitum, Staff Writer
November 3, 2016
Filed under Sports

The girls’ soccer team has clinched a playoff spot and the future looks bright for the senior-heavy squad. Recently winning a game against Nipmuc, the team has rightfully earned a place in the postseason where they have high hopes for a similar outcome, if not better, than last year. “We are...

Golf team swings to success

Golf team swings to success

Riley Garand, Staff Writer
November 2, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The golf team has had a tremendous season, winning the Mid-Wach A league and advancing to States where they finished fifth, thanks to their recent success at Districts. “We finished second in Districts to St. John's 316 to 319,” coach Bob Cullen said. “Matt Umphrey and Kevin Hatton lead us ...

T-Hawk nation digs Dig Pink

T-Hawk nation digs Dig Pink

Darby Kim and Elissa Gorman
November 1, 2016
Filed under Sports

Girls’ volleyball had a successful turnout for Dig Pink, an event to raise money and awareness for breast cancer, on October 7. “We exceeded our expectations and raised over $1,200 for the Sideout foundation for breast cancer,” senior captain Kristen Cooley said. Not only did the funds raised accumulate into...

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