THE ALGONQUIN HARBINGER

Unified track creates new personal records against Westborough

Unified track creates new personal records against Westborough

Cecelia Cappello and Mike Spataro

May 17, 2019


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Encouraging teammates and overwhelming support led Unified Track to have a successful meet against Westborough on May 9. The majority of the athletes beat their personal records, which is the team’s main goal. Unified track brings together athletes with and without intellectual disabilities to create...

Girls’ lacrosse shows strong offensive success against Westborough

Girls’ lacrosse shows strong offensive success against Westborough

Nina Dworakowski and Heather Hodgkins

May 16, 2019


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Girls’ lacrosse dominated the field in a 20-10 win against Westborough on May 9. The team started the game strong, with junior Ella Kea scoring their first goal only 50 seconds into the game. They continued this scoring streak, ending the first half 10-6. “We’re so close on and off the fie...

Girls’ track proves talent, depth in win against Shrewsbury

Girls’ track proves talent, depth in win against Shrewsbury

Colleen Mulligan and Lindsey Stone

May 15, 2019


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With many different athletes contributing, the girls’ track team defeated the Shrewsbury Colonials 105-40 on Wednesday, May 8. Freshman Priscilla De Carvalho won the meet’s first event, the high jump, with a new personal record of 4’-10”. De Carvalho, who began competing this event mid-season,...

Boys’ tennis sweeps tough opponent Longmeadow

Boys’ tennis sweeps tough opponent Longmeadow

Claire Bai and Brianna Tang

May 14, 2019


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After a strong start to the season, boys’ tennis swept Longmeadow 5-0 in a tough match at Wayside Athletic Club on Tuesday, May 7. “We have a lot of new talent this year,” senior captain Christian Jorgensen said. “We still are figuring out the lineup, but I think we’re off to a pretty good ...

Girls’ tennis crushes Marlborough, remains undefeated

Girls’ tennis crushes Marlborough, remains undefeated

Amy Sullivan and Melissa Dai

May 12, 2019


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With exceptional skills and teamwork, the girls’ tennis team pulled off a 5-0 shutout against the Marlborough Panthers on Monday, May 6. The team entered the game with a 4-0 record and was able to continue their undefeated streak by winning all their matches. “I thought my players did a great ...

Girls’ track continues win streak with Leominster

Girls’ track continues win streak with Leominster

Maggie Andrews and Bradi Mullen

May 9, 2019


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The girls’ track team continues to strive and succeed at meet performances, securing a 139-6 win against Leominster on May 1 at Algonquin. The team entered the meet with a 4-1 record for the season and was hopeful for a  win. Starting the meet was the jumping events. In the high jump, freshman Priscilla De C...

Girls’ rugby comes together to beat Weymouth

Girls’ rugby comes together to beat Weymouth

Annie Nguyen and Lizzy Rice

May 7, 2019


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With sensational teamwork and dedication, the girls’ rugby team triumphed over Weymouth 21-5 on Thursday, April 25. After incredible passes and tackles by many of the players, the team entered the second half with a 7-0 lead, and freshman Colleen Mulligan increased the gap with two amazing conve...

Boys’ lacrosse wins in a blowout against Leominster

Boys’ lacrosse wins in a blowout against Leominster

Elena Grinblatas and Grace Campbell

May 6, 2019


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Boys’ lacrosse proved their great skill as frequent starters, as well as underclassmen, came together to secure a 19-2 win against Leominster Thursday, April 25. Many of the team’s top players, including seniors Sean Cullen and Domenic Russo, were unable to play due to injuries. Senior captain...

Cheer team dominates Nationals

Cheer team dominates Nationals

Macey Poitras-Cote, A&E Editor

May 1, 2019


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For the first time in school history, the cheer team competed at Nationals in Atlanta, Georgia where they won first place in Advanced All Girl Varsity Division and won Grand Champs in the School Division, ending their season. One of the reasons for their great success was based on how close the team...

Doherty strengthens baseball team as he steps up from assistant to head coach

Doherty strengthens baseball team as he steps up from assistant to head coach

Liza Armstrong, Online Editor

April 30, 2019


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After failing to qualify for playoffs for the first time in 11 seasons last year, the baseball team looks to bounce back this season with a new head coach and a fairly young team. Head coach Brian Doherty was bumped up from his position as an assistant coach when the previous coach Mike Mocerino b...

Algonquin alumna Decker returns to coach girls’ lacrosse

Algonquin alumna Decker returns to coach girls’ lacrosse

Darby Kim, Sports Editor

April 29, 2019


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The girls’ lacrosse team is returning to the season with a new coach by their side, Algonquin alumna Emma Decker. An Algonquin lacrosse player from 2009 to 2013, Decker, who played at Regis College and most recently coached at Holliston High, rushed at the chance to coach for the team. “Whe...

Cross country coaches win coach of the year

Cross country coaches win coach of the year

Liza Armstrong, Online Editor

April 28, 2019


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Both girls’ cross country coach Pat Galvin and boys’ cross country coach Nate Uttaro were named Central Massachusetts Cross Country Coach of the Year by the Massachusetts State Track Coach Association. Both teams qualified for States this year, and for the boys, this was the first time they q...

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