THE ALGONQUIN HARBINGER

Boys’ basketball beats Leominster, Freeman gets first start

Boys’ basketball beats Leominster, Freeman gets first start

Owen Coderre and Jack Tobin

January 18, 2019


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The 6-2 Algonquin Tomahawks beat the 4-2 Leominster Blue Devils on January 8 in an important league game, but it was a special day for sophomore point guard Patrick Freeman. Just hours before his fourth game as a member of the varsity team after being called up from junior varsity before the Fitc...

Girls’ basketball comeback falls just short against undefeated Millbury

Girls’ basketball comeback falls just short against undefeated Millbury

Andrew Roberts, Staff Writer

December 28, 2018


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Girls’ basketball fell just short to the Millbury Woolies on December 21, losing 44-39.   A late three pointer by senior Naraylee Baez put the T-Hawks within three points, but Millbury made two free throws with a few seconds left to secure their victory.   Baez led Algonquin in scoring with...

Boys’ hockey skates into season with success in first round of Boro’s Cup

Boys’ hockey skates into season with success in first round of Boro’s Cup

Natalie Sadek, Online Editor

December 14, 2018


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Boys’ hockey started off the season with a 2-0  win in their home opener against Marlboro in the first round of the annual Boro’s Cup on December 12. The Boro’s Cup is an annual tournament hosted at Northstar Ice Sports where Algonquin, Wachusett, Marlborough and Westborough all battle for...

Karaban leads boys’ basketball to victory in season home opener against Doherty Highlanders

Karaban leads boys’ basketball to victory in season home opener against Doherty Highlanders

Andrew Roberts, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


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Boys’ basketball took down the Doherty Highlanders 66-60 in their regular season opener on December 7.   Freshman Alex Karaban had a strong game in his debut, putting up 26 points.  When Algonquin was trailing in the fourth quarter, Karaban stepped up to lead the T-Hawks on a 10-1 run that gav...

Girls’ hockey begins season with successful tryouts

Girls’ hockey begins season with successful tryouts

Connor Lawless, Photo Editor

December 10, 2018


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  The Algonquin girls’ hockey team completed the tryout process at the New England Sports Center on December 1. The team’s athletes are primarily from Algonquin, who hosts the team, along with Hudson, Marlboro and Nashoba. From Algonquin, every girl that tried out made the team and...

T-Hawks end season strong: Fall sports playoffs recap

T-Hawks end season strong: Fall sports playoffs recap

Liza Armstrong, Sports Editor

November 28, 2018


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Girls’ volleyball: Lost to Acton-Boxboro 3-2 in the second round of Central West Division playoffs on November 6    Captains: seniors Gabby Alberghini and Elaine Cho Record: 12-8   Girls’ cross country: Placed 20 at States, senior Tess Reyes placed seventh on November 18 Captai...

Performance cheerleading makes makes history advancing to Nationals

Performance cheerleading makes makes history advancing to Nationals

Darby Kim, Sports Editor

November 27, 2018


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The fall Performance cheerleading team placed eleventh at the State Championships on Sunday, November 18 getting a bid to Nationals for the first time in Algonquin history. After placing fifth at Regionals and getting a bid for States, the team was not expecting much from this competition. “...

Cross country teams sprint to finish at States

Cross country teams sprint to finish at States

Liza Armstrong, Sports Editor

November 26, 2018


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Both boys’ and girls’ cross country teams fought through the snow and ran in the  All-State meet on November 18 where the boys’ team finished nineteenth and the girls’ finished twentieth.  Senior captain Tess Reyes also individually finished eighth. This was the first time the boys’ team has...

Cheerleading places fifth at regionals, receives bid for states

Cheerleading places fifth at regionals, receives bid for states

Darby Kim, Sports Editor

November 19, 2018


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After the fall cheerleading team placed fifth out of eight teams at Regionals on November 11, the team thought their season was over. However, they received a bid for States so their season lives on. According to senior captain Julia Hostage, although they have a new and mostly young team this yea...

Boys’ cross country beats Shrewsbury for first time in decade

Boys’ cross country beats Shrewsbury for first time in decade

Sofia Abdullina and Hayley Norton

October 30, 2018


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For the first time in over a decade, boys’ cross country led by coach Nate Uttaro defeated Shrewsbury 25-35 at home on October 16. In cross country, teams are scored by being given points for their placements with five points for fifth place runner, four points for fourth place, and so on. The t...

Ruffo’s offensive power leads field hockey to victory in tight match against Shrewsbury

Ruffo’s offensive power leads field hockey to victory in tight match against Shrewsbury

Jenny Lambert and Laura Anderson

October 28, 2018


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Behind sophomore Day Ruffo’s scoring power, the girls’ field hockey team battled the Shrewsbury Colonials and finished with a 3-2 win in a tight home match on Wednesday, October 17. “I definitely knew that Shrewsbury was going to be a tough team to beat, but I knew that as a team we could s...

Boys’ golf dominates at leagues, districts

Boys’ golf dominates at leagues, districts

Jonny Ratner, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


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The last few weeks have been incredibly successful for the boys’ golf team, as they won both the League and District Championships following a 12-4 regular season. Five out of the top six spots of the League Championship, which was held at Marlborough Country Club on Monday, October 15, were domin...

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