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Girls’ volleyball wins tight match in season home opener

Girls’ volleyball wins tight match in season home opener

Maggie Del Re, Editor- in Chief

September 15, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Sports, Video

Girls’ volleyball celebrated a close 3-2 win against the Shepherd Hill Rams on Friday, September 14. The teams were back and forth throughout the nail-biting, two and a half hour game. The T-Hawks won the first set 25-13, but the Rams came back, winning the second set 21-25. In the extremely clo...

Running backs lead way as T-Hawks dominate opener

Running backs lead way as T-Hawks dominate opener

Andrew Roberts, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018


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The T-Hawks shutout the Worcester North Polar Bears, 32-0 during their regular season opener on Friday, September 7.   During the 3rd quarter the Tomahawks led the Polar Bears 24-0. It was 2nd down, and the Tomahawks were in the red zone, 20 yards away from a touchdown, and 1 yard from a first down...

Football team acquires new helmets

Football team acquires new helmets

Liza Armstrong, Sports Editor

August 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The football team received new VICIS helmets this offseason, with help from the football boosters in order to improve player safety.      “We have older helmets in our inventory that will be expired based on their ten year lifespan,” head coach Taylor Allen said.  “It is a perfect time t...

Kinney, Russel continue friendly competition as rival baseball coaches

Kinney, Russel continue friendly competition as rival baseball coaches

Lucy Huddart, Staff Writer

June 2, 2018


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After their first game against each other on April 24 physical education teachers Patrick Russell and Andrew Kinney continue their friendly fire as the baseball coaches of two rival teams: Melican Middle School and Trottier Middle School. Through a powerful game with many turning points, Trottier ended...

How do athletes get recruited for college?

How do athletes get recruited for college?

Darby Kim, Sports Editor

May 30, 2018


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STEPS: Research schools. Know what type of school you are looking for. (Size, location, sports division, etc.) Get on their radar. Email coaches from schools you are interested in to come and watch you play at a tournament or game. You can even attend recruiting showcases and college camps or se...

Philbin honored as MIAA Girls’ Rugby Coach of the Year

Philbin honored as MIAA Girls’ Rugby Coach of the Year

Jack Golden, Staff Writer

May 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Girls’ rugby coach Emily Philbin is the recipient of  the MIAA Coach of the Year award, making her the first coach in Algonquin history to ever receive the recognition.   Athletic Director Fran Whitten nominated Philbin as Coach of the Year because he believes she embodies what this award rea...

In close loss to Shrewsbury, girls’ tennis doubles shine

In close loss to Shrewsbury, girls’ tennis doubles shine

Katrina Liu, Opinion Editor

May 14, 2018


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The girls’ tennis team fought a tough battle against the Shrewsbury team, resulting in a 3-2 loss on May 11. However, individual matches stood out. Doubles team, junior Elaine Cho and senior Talia Gilfix triumphed over a strong opponent. Their opponents, Shrewsbury’s Sabine Mende and Felice Xie,...

Girls’ softball loses against Hudson but plays strong defense

Girls’ softball loses against Hudson but plays strong defense

Maggie Del Re and Sean Neusch

May 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Girls’ softball played a tough game against Hudson on Wednesday, May 9, losing with a final score of 9-1. Still, the team left the field satisfied with their persistence and strong defensive performance. “Overall, it was a lot better than a lot of our games, I would say,” junior captain Mia McAuliffe s...

Girls’ lacrosse cradles strong team foundation for future success

Girls’ lacrosse cradles strong team foundation for future success

Darby Kim, Sports Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

The upcoming season for girls’ lacrosse looks bright with the strong foundation of returning players and a powerful team bond. The team is looking ahead and hopes for a strong foot in playoffs. “I think our biggest goal is that we all want to make a run in playoffs again this year,” senior ca...

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