THE ALGONQUIN HARBINGER

Could this be the end of the Patriots dynasty?

Could this be the end of the Patriots dynasty?

Karthik Yalala, Sports Editor

January 10, 2020

The Patriots were recently eliminated from the playoffs in the Wild Card round by the Tennessee Titans on Saturday, Jan. 4. The last time they lost in the Wild Card round was in 2009 against the Baltimore Ravens, and this is the first time in four years that they will not have made it to the Super B...

Flipping into a new season

Flipping into a new season

December 13, 2019

Doherty named CMASS basketball coach of the year

Doherty named CMASS basketball coach of the year

Colin Kerrigan, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

Three-sport coach Brian Doherty was awarded the title of Division I Central Mass Basketball Coach of the Year in April and looks forward to a winning season this year. Doherty has been coaching the varsity basketball team for eight years, and the team played in the Central Mass Finals in back-to-back ...

Freshman raises the bar at Crossfit competitions

Freshman raises the bar at Crossfit competitions

Amy Sullivan, Assistant Sports Editor

December 11, 2019

Freshman Caroline Kent is succeeding in competitions as she begins weightlifting at CrossFit, and she is growing to love the sport, along with her team, coach and the empowering feeling of weightlifting.  “I know that not a lot of girls do [weightlifting] and I used to do dance and do gymnastics...

Cheer improves throughout fall season

Cheer improves throughout fall season

Sofia Abdullina and Annabella Ferraiuolo

December 10, 2019

With the fall season over, the cheer teams reflect on the last few months with the performance team getting a score of 71.8 at the Division 1 Central Regional Competition, and game day with a score of 107.6 points in the Large Game Day Division at their state meet.  Junior and Performance team captain Lucy McG...

Ferguson, seniors lead Football to first Thanksgiving win since 2016

Ferguson, seniors lead Football to first Thanksgiving win since 2016

Andrew Roberts, Staff Writer

December 8, 2019

Led by junior captain and running back Rio Ferguson alongside several seniors, the football team took down the Westborough Rangers 24-7 on Thursday, Nov. 28 for their first Thanksgiving win since 2016.  Ferguson ran for 260 yards on 25 carries.  The highlight of Ferguson’s day was his 95 yard ...

Cross country teams cap off season with States meet

Cross country teams cap off season with States meet

Karthik Yalala and Elena Neilson

November 27, 2019

After strong performances at the CMASS Division 1 championship, the boys’ and girls’ cross country teams competed at the state championship Saturday, Nov. 16. The boys’ team placed seventh out of 20 teams, while the girls’ team placed 17th out of 20 teams. It was a competitive meet and bo...

Sophomore to showcase series of videos on football team at fundraiser for autism

Sophomore to showcase series of videos on football team at fundraiser for autism

Aaliyah Yan, Opinion Editor

November 20, 2019

Gonk Knocks Football Night, a charity event organized by sophomore Andrew Roberts to raise money for Algonquin Football Boosters and the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism, will take place at the Apex Center in Marlborough on Monday, Nov. 25 from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.  This charity event features “Gonk Knocks...

Girls’ soccer claims CMASS Division 1 championship title against Wachusett

Girls’ soccer claims CMASS Division 1 championship title against Wachusett

Jenny Lambert, Sports Editor

November 16, 2019

After a hard-fought game resulting in tie-breaker penalty kicks, girls’ soccer claimed the CMASS Division 1 championship title 2-1 against the Wachusett Mountaineers at Doyle Field in Leominster on Thursday, Nov. 14. The Mountaineers were back-to-back CMASS champions. In 2017, they defeated the Tomahawk...

Cross country teams move on to state championship

Cross country teams move on to state championship

Karthik Yalala and Macey Poitras-Cote

November 15, 2019

Looking to follow their impressive performances from the CMASS Division 1 championship meet, boys’ and girls’ cross country will compete in the state championship on Saturday, Nov. 16. The boys’ cross country team took first place at the district championship for the first time in Algonquin’s...

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