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THE ALGONQUIN HARBINGER

Boys’ soccer defeated by Shrewsbury in Pod 8 semifinals

Senior Brendan McCarthy attempts to stop an opponent from scoring a goal. After the hard fought game, Shrewsbury defeated Algonquin 5-3.
Aaliyah Yan, Editor-in-Chief November 19, 2020

After finishing off their 4-3-1 season amidst a pandemic, boys’ soccer fell to Shrewsbury in the Pod 8 semifinals 3-5 in tie breaking penalty kicks at Algonquin on Wednesday, Nov. 11.  Algonquin...

Girls’ cross country places second at pod 8 championship meet to end season

Sophomore Ada Gebauer and senior Anna Long run in the first and fastest wave of the pod 8 meet on November 11.
Laura Anderson, Managing Editor November 18, 2020

After an unusual season, the girls’ cross country team placed second at the pod 8 championship meet at Algonquin on Wednesday, Nov. 11. The team was led by an individual first-place finish from sophomore...

SLIDESHOW: Fall sports recap

Senior Kerryn O'Connell tries hard to keep the ball with her and away from the Shrewsbury opponent behind her.
Owen Jones and Jade Hom November 12, 2020

Ruffo sets school field hockey record for most career points

Senior Day Ruffo runs the ball down the field, heading towards the opponent's goal during a game versus Shrewsbury on November 6.
Ben Schanzer, Assistant Sports Editor November 11, 2020

In a playoff game versus Wachusett on Nov. 11, senior Day Ruffo set the Algonquin record for most career field hockey points with 89 points, beating the previous record of 88 points. Ruffo’s record setting...

Professional athletes use their power to influence fans’ political opinions

National Women’s Soccer League star Megan Rapinoe posted a picture with her
Jenny Lambert, Sports Editor October 29, 2020

With the 2020 presidential election right around the corner, several professional athletes such as former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and National Women’s Soccer League star Megan...

2020 NBA Bubble: A Recap

Assistant Sports Editor Erik Lin praises the NBA bubble's success in containing COVID-19.
Erik Lin, Assistant Sports Editor October 25, 2020

During its four month run, the NBA bubble was a huge success, and showed many people that it was possible to safely gather with others from around the country. Located in the ESPN Wide World of Sports...

Coronavirus prompts MIAA to adjust sports seasons

Coronavirus prompts MIAA to adjust sports seasons
Ben Schanzer, Assistant Sports Editor September 10, 2020

Due to COVID-19 risks, the MIAA decided on August 19 to divide the regular fall season into two seasons, Fall I and Fall II, and reduce the length of the winter and spring seasons.   The new plan...

SENIOR ATHLETE REFLECTION: Baseball seniors reflect on previous seasons

Senior Sam Slovin swings in hopes of a home run in one of his final baseball games last season.

These interviews were done remotely due to COVID-19 precautions. Because of the cancellation of the 2020 spring sports season, senior athletes reflected on the best moments from their time playing their...

SENIOR ATHLETE REFLECTION: Boys’ rugby seniors recall best moments

Senior Matthew Webster tackles his opponent from behind.
Colleen Mulligan and Jessie Lambert June 23, 2020

These interviews were done remotely due to COVID-19 precautions. Because of the cancellation of the 2020 spring sports season, senior athletes reflected on the best moments from their time playing their...

SENIOR ATHLETE REFLECTION: Boys’ volleyball seniors reminisce on previous seasons

Senior Will Hurley (number 11) cheers with his teammates after a great play.
Kayla Albers, Staff Writer June 22, 2020

These interviews were done remotely due to COVID-19 precautions. Because of the cancellation of the 2020 spring sports season, senior athletes reflected on the best moments from their time playing their...

SENIOR ATHLETE REFLECTION: Unified track seniors reflect on favorite memories

The 2019 season unified track team poses for a photo during a meet.

These interviews were done remotely due to COVID-19 precautions. Because of the cancellation of the 2020 spring sports season, senior athletes reflected on the best moments from their time playing their...

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