• May 26"Wegmans...the Musical" will debut on June 7.

  • May 26Finals will begin on June 19.

  • May 26Pops Night will take place on May 30 at 7pm.

THE ALGONQUIN HARBINGER

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


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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


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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


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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...

Girls’ hockey exceeds expectations, qualifies for semifinals

Girls’ hockey exceeds expectations, qualifies for semifinals

Darby Kim, Sports Editor

April 15, 2018


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The girls’ hockey team expectations by not only qualifying for playoffs, but making it to the states semifinals for states, the farthest the team has ever gone. “This is our first return to playoffs since my freshman year,” senior captain Angie Ferro said. “Going into playoffs we were ranked...

Sports spring into play

Sports spring into play

Darby Kim and Liza Armstrong

April 12, 2018


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Girls’ Lacrosse: Coach: Vanessa Larareo Captains: seniors Caroline Riley and Grace Gibbons and junior Erin Blake “Our hopes really revolve around becoming a strong unit. We all know each other well and are comfortable with each other. There's a lot of talent on this team this year and I t...

Boys’ volleyball plans for another spiking season with a new set of players

Boys’ volleyball plans for another spiking season with a new set of players

Mia McAuliffe, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


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After having an undefeated season that amazed the Algonquin community, boys’ volleyball is coming back this year in full-force. Graduating nine seniors last year, a whole new team is getting ready to hit the court. “We have a young team with a lot of sophomores,” senior captain Jon Bocamazo ...

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