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Boys’ basketball loses tough match in district finals

Boys’ basketball loses tough match in district finals

Jonny Ratner, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019


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Boys' basketball was defeated 41-53 in the district finals against Acton-Boxboro on March 8 at Worcester State University.

Meschisen dives toward perfection, finishes third in state

Meschisen dives toward perfection, finishes third in state

Nina Dworakowski, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019


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Junior Lizzie Meschisen, Algonquin’s only competitive diver, jumps off a diving board five feet above the water’s surface and does somersaults in midair dozens of times a day which has led to breaking school records and placing third in the state. Meschisen discovered her love for diving aft...

Ricciuti tackles Spartan races, mud runs

Ricciuti tackles Spartan races, mud runs

Bradi Mullen, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019


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Scaling walls, dragging heavy weights and scrambling under barbed wire may not sound fun to many, but for senior Teresa Ricciuti it’s a fun way to work out. Since the summer of her sophomore year, Ricciuti has competed in seven Spartan races. Spartan races are run on a variety of courses and involve long e...

‘Unscripted’ talk show puts spin on sports

‘Unscripted’ talk show puts spin on sports

Larissa Andrade, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019


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“Gonk Unscripted,” a TV talk show run by seniors Nick Hatton, Josh Harmon and Jonny Symons, aims to inform and entertain the student body on today's sports in and out of school. “Gonk Unscripted” airs through the Northborough Cable Access Television (NCAT) on Fridays at 2 p.m, using NCAT’s set...

Goddard makes wrestling history

Goddard makes wrestling history

Riley Garand and Jenny Lambert

March 12, 2019


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Senior Wrestling co-captain Andrew Goddard made school history, becoming State champion in the 2019 MIAA Division II State Tournament on Friday, Feb. 15. The homeschooled Northborough resident’s quick 2-0 win in the finals against Richard Conova of Danvers High School makes him the first Tomahawk to ...

Hom celebrates successful figure skating career

Hom celebrates successful figure skating career

Elena Grinblatas, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


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After successfully competing as a figure skater at the national level and sacrificing a more traditional school experience to do so, sophomore Jade Hom has recently walked away from the sport she loves due to ankle injuries and life complications. Hom loves figure skating for myriad reasons. “You get to b...

Gymnastics qualifies for States for first time since 2012, clinches sixth place

Gymnastics qualifies for States for first time since 2012, clinches sixth place

Liza Armstrong, Sports Editor

March 10, 2019


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Despite multiple injuries that affected gymnasts, the gymnastics team clinched sixth place at the States meet with a final score of 143.05 on Saturday, March 2. This was the first time the team has qualified for the States meet since they were State Champions in 2012. Even without reaching their...

Boys’ basketball clinch win at district semi-finals against Wachusett, move on to district finals

Boys’ basketball clinch win at district semi-finals against Wachusett, move on to district finals

Jonny Ratner, Staff Writer

March 9, 2019


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Boys' basketball defeated Wachusett 62-47 in the district semi-finals at WPI on Sunday, March 3.

Madamba sprints toward one last hurrah at New Balance Nationals

Madamba sprints toward one last hurrah at New Balance Nationals

Annie Nguyen, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


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Senior Matt Madamba had a spectacular indoor track season, breaking three school records, placing third at States, taking seventh place at New Englands and qualifying for Nationals. Madamba is set to compete in the 200 meter at the New Balance National meet on March 8 at the New York Armory Track. ...

Freshman rises as star player of boys’ basketball

Freshman rises as star player of boys’ basketball

Grace Campbell, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


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Boys’ basketball’s standout freshman Alex Karaban has made a notable impact on the team this season. As a starting player in every game, Karaban has become a leading scorer this season averaging about 10 points per game. Standing at 6’7", he frequently makes significant three-point shots or will b...

Running for a cause: Mulcahy trains for Boston Marathon, raising money for cancer research

Running for a cause: Mulcahy trains for Boston Marathon, raising money for cancer research

Lizzy Rice, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019


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Running had always been a way for guidance counselor Kate Mulcahy to keep in shape, but now she runs with a new purpose. Mulcahy is training to run in the Boston Marathon to raise money for cancer research. Mulcahy is passionate about the cause she’s running for because cancer has affected her an...

Indoor track teams run away with successful season

Indoor track teams run away with successful season

Darby Kim, Sports Editor

March 4, 2019


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Both girls’ and boys’ indoor track teams had a successful run, both ending the season with a record of 3-1-0. Senior captain Tess Reyes finished 8th at States, with her time of 11:08.81 qualifying her for New Englands where she finished 7th and broke her own school record for the two mile with ...

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