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Girls’ tennis falls short at States

Girls’ tennis falls short at States

Liza Armstrong, Online Editor

June 29, 2019

Through long matches in the blazing heat, girls’ tennis lost to the defending State Champion Acton-Boxborough 4-1 in the state finals match on June 19 at St. John’s High School. While the talent between opponents was roughly the same, Acton-Boxborough was able to get a leg up on Algonquin becau...

Boys’ tennis loses in state title match against Brookline

Boys’ tennis loses in state title match against Brookline

Jenny Lambert, Sports Editor

June 25, 2019

After an outstanding season with a 19-3 record, boys’ tennis fell short to the Brookline Warriors with a 0-5 loss at the state finals at Shrewsbury High School on Wednesday, June 19. The Warriors’ season was undefeated, and the state final was the second time they swept the Tomahawks. Accordin...

Boys’, girls’ tennis win CMASS title

Boys’, girls’ tennis win CMASS title

Liza Armstrong, Online Editor

June 19, 2019

Both the boys’ and girls’ tennis teams won the Central Massachusetts title on Monday June 10. This was the boys’ fourth consecutive year advancing to CMASS finals, but the first time they won the championship. For the girls, their win brings their undefeated season to 20-0.   The boys’ beat...

What is All-Star cheerleading?

What is All-Star cheerleading?

Abby Keene, Staff Writer

June 11, 2019

All Star cheerleading has burst onto the scene and grown in the last decade. The sport has been compared and contrasted with different kinds of cheerleading, such as high school and college cheer, but All Star stands out. The commitment, cost and incredible bonding between teams makes the sport incredibl...

OPINION: Why I cheer

OPINION: Why I cheer

Abby Keene, Staff Writer

June 10, 2019

Mental Strength Cheerleading is a mental game and confidence is everything. My coaches say the phrase “fake it until you make it” so often that it is imprinted in my mind. That phrase has not only helped me in cheerleading, but in life. I do not always feel confident, but by remaining positive t...

OPINION: King James dethrones Jordan as greatest baller

OPINION: King James dethrones Jordan as greatest baller

Jonny Ratner, Photo Editor

June 7, 2019

Ever since Michael Jordan stepped onto an NBA court, he was considered the greatest NBA player of all time. However, that all changed when the Cleveland Cavaliers selected LeBron James with the first overall pick in the 2003 draft. It’s time that we recognize LeBron as the king of basketball and t...

OPINION: Bring in equal support for girls’, boys’ teams

OPINION: Bring in equal support for girls’, boys’ teams

Heather Hodgkins, Staff Writer

June 5, 2019

It’s a Saturday night in the middle of winter. As you stroll past the parking lot you see a flood of people. As you walk into the freezing rink, you pay $5 to go into the packed stands. This is typical for a boys’ ice hockey game. Switch around the same situation but for girls, and the stands are b...

Girls’ golf wins district title for first time in program history

Girls’ golf wins district title for first time in program history

Jenny Lambert, Sports Editor

June 4, 2019

For the first time in program history, girls’ golf won the MIAA North/Central/West championship by outplaying the defending State champions, Wellesley, at the Country Club of Greenfield on Tuesday May 28. Despite the cold, torrential downpours that worsened throughout the competition, making the greens ...

Softball looks to bright future from young players

Softball looks to bright future from young players

Andrew Roberts, Staff Writer

June 1, 2019

With a fairly young team, girls’ softball plans to stay strong for the rest of the season and sees growth in its future. The team has posted a 4-14 record and currently holds fifth place in the Midland Wachusett A division.  Players and coaches, including coach Kristen Morcone, are very optimistic about the future. Of the 19 players who made the team this year, nine are freshmen. “I was very ...

Girls’ tennis slams Central Massachusetts

Girls’ tennis slams Central Massachusetts

Jenny Lambert and Macey Poitras-Cote

May 31, 2019

Senior captain Elaine Cho and sophomore Yasmin Lee won the Central Massachusetts doubles girls’ tennis championship title on Sunday, May 19 at St. John’s High School. Later in the day, freshman Olivia Almy claimed the Central Massachusetts individual girls’ tennis championship crown. Cho and...

Boys’ track finishes second at districts, individuals qualify for States

Boys’ track finishes second at districts, individuals qualify for States

Aaliyah Yan, Opinion Editor

May 30, 2019

Boys’ track wrapped up a strong season, finishing second to Wachusett in Western Division One Championships on Saturday, May 25. The team finished better than they expected. “The team was expecting to get fourth overall,” senior captain Matt Madamba said. “Our major competition was Wachus...

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