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Girls’ volleyball hosts Dig Pink event to raise funds, awareness for breast cancer

Girls’ volleyball hosts Dig Pink event to raise funds, awareness for breast cancer

Elissa Gorman, Assistant News Editor
October 6, 2016
Filed under News, Sports

Girls’ volleyball plans to host a Dig Pink event this Friday, October 7, to raise breast cancer awareness and money for breast cancer research. Dig Pink is a nationwide event that unites volleyball players, both high school and collegiate, for a common cause to raise money and promote understanding of ...

OPINION: Paralympians are strong athletes, receive weak recognition

OPINION: Paralympians are strong athletes, receive weak recognition

Julia Desautels, Sports Editor
October 4, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Sports

Athletes with disabilities have taken part in an international competition called the Paralympics since 1989. Like the 2016 Olympics, the Paralympics were hosted in Rio, Brazil. The 2016 Paralympics took place from September 7 through September 18. Nearly 4,350 athletes from over 160 countries traveled...

Tomahawk spirit runs deep

Tomahawk spirit runs deep

Darby Kim, Assistant Sports Editor
September 30, 2016
Filed under News, Sports

The school revived Homecoming Spirit Week as well as students’ spirits on September 19 through 23. “I was always very proud of the Spirit Week here at Algonquin because I think it’s definitely a good vibe,” football coach Justin McKay said. “Homecoming really unites the community and the...

New stadium entrance paves path to victories

New stadium entrance paves path to victories

Tess Herdman, Opinion Editor
September 30, 2016
Filed under Sports

Athletes will be heading into the fall season this year down a brand-new pathway at the entrance to the Dick Walsh stadium field courtesy of a generous donation to the athletic department. “It was a combination of some very generous private donations, help from the Athletic Booster club, facilities,...

Football demonstrates compassion

Football demonstrates compassion

Emily Smith and Sports Editor
September 28, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The football team kicked off their season with a powerful 13-7 win against defending State Champions Nashoba, demonstrating teamwork and tenacity on September 9. However, the team had been practicing the true meaning of teamwork and community long before that. The players recently came together in...

Junior Drew Cozzolino earns athletic, academic honor

Junior Drew Cozzolino earns athletic, academic honor

Riley Garand, Staff Writer
June 23, 2016
Filed under Sports

Junior Drew Cozzolino has joined 138 other athletes from around the country earning an academic All-American honor for exceeding in both athletics and academics this year. For students who strive for this honor, the award is no walk in the park. “You have to submit your gpa, your grades, your...

Boys’ lacrosse perseveres through challenges

Boys’ lacrosse perseveres through challenges

Emily Smith, Sports Editor
June 21, 2016
Filed under Sports

After closing the season with a 13-6 record, the boys’ lacrosse team fell short in the Central West Division 2 quarter final playoff game against St. John’s, losing 12-4 on June 3. The team was hoping to go farther into the playoffs, but looks back on their season in an overall positive way. “When...

Teamwork rallies boys’ tennis to district final, freshmen take state doubles title

Teamwork rallies boys’ tennis to district final, freshmen take state doubles title

Clarissa Wong, Copy Editor
June 20, 2016
Filed under Sports

The boy’s tennis team has completed yet another successful season, maintaining a 17-2 record and earning second place in the Central Massachusetts district finals against Westborough on June 9 and a State Doubles Tennis Championship. Sophomore and second singles player Tyler Zhang believes that...

Boys’ baseball brings home league title

Boys’ baseball brings home league title

Saloni Kumar, Assistant Online Editor
June 17, 2016
Filed under Sports

The boys’ baseball team triumphantly reflects on their season after coming together as a team to clinch the Midland A League title despite a shaky start. “The first couple games we were stressed out and getting mad at each other, because we all wanted to win and it wasn’t working out,” junior...

First annual Cross Country Extravaganza encourages exercise, raises funds

First annual Cross Country Extravaganza encourages exercise, raises funds

Saloni Kumar, Assistant Online Editor
June 14, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The cross country teams organized the first annual Cross Country Extravaganza to fundraise for the team and connect the Northborough-Southborough community on June 12. Seventy people consisting of parents, current runners, students, and alumni came together to walk or run a 5k over the cross country co...

PROFILE: Senior ends varsity career with breaking a school record

PROFILE: Senior ends varsity career with breaking a school record

Julia Desautels, Sports Editor
June 5, 2016
Filed under Sports

A competitor since kindergarten, three varsity sport athlete Caroline Leonard finished her senior year strong with a school-record breaking javelin throw, qualifying for the State meet for. “It was at the District track meet. My farthest throw was 142 feet 3 inches. That was a meet record and my...

Unified track dashes to triumph at Leagues, States

Unified track dashes to triumph at Leagues, States

Carey Davis, Online Editor
June 5, 2016
Filed under Sports

Unified track celebrated a successful season, placing second at Leagues and fifth at States on May 16 May 24, respectively. “We haven’t done that well at Leagues in a long time so it was a fantastic accomplishment for everyone,” coach Kevin Hausmann said. “People were exhausted but exuberant [at ...

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