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Junior Priscilla Decarvalho attempts to clear the high jump bar at the girls indoor track meet at Sheppard Hill on April 6. Indoor track meets were held outdoors this season to maximize the safety of student-athletes.

Girls’ indoor track team uses Fall 2 season to prepare for competitive outdoor season

Jenny Lambert, Sports Editor May 15, 2021

In a season with only two meets, the girls’ indoor track team used the Fall 2 season to prepare for outdoor track and have some fun. The indoor track season typically occurs in the winter, and runners...

The Algonquin cheerleading team cheers at a football game at Shrewsbury during this past season. The team continued to stay motivated despite COVID-related challenges.

Cheerleading team makes the most of restricted season

Jessie Lambert, Managing Editor May 9, 2021

Although the cheerleading team had a shortened season this past year due to COVID-19, they still managed to make the most of their time together. The team’s main events consisted of cheering at the...

Senior Edward Gostick started his middle school rugby team as his Eagle Scout project. He thought that it would increase their chance of winning in high school since the players would have more experience and knowledge of the game.

Gostick establishes middle school rugby program

Tucker Paquette, Staff Writer May 1, 2021

Senior Edward Gostick has been involved with rugby in some way for the majority of his life, and he recently found a way to share his love for the game with others by starting a middle school rugby program.  Although...

Senior Acacia Truong shows her skill on the beam at a meet this past season. Truong's beam routine is one of her focus events for competing.

Soaring to new heights: Truong makes Massachusetts Senior Nationals gymnastics team

Emma Stott, Staff Writer April 29, 2021

As an exciting culmination to her high school gymnastics career, senior Acacia Truong will compete in the National High School Gymnastics Association (NHSGA) Senior Showcase Invitational this May.  The...

For seven years, junior Andrew Roberts has been sharing his passion for sports on his successful blog Boston Sports Mania, for which he has received media recognition.

Junior’s passion for sports reflects in popular blog

Jason Fam, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

Whether baseball, basketball or football, junior Andrew Roberts shares his passion for sports through Boston Sports Mania, the successful blog he started seven years ago. Roberts fell in love with sports,...

Senior Yasmin Lee serves  as her teammates look on from the sidelines.  The girls’ varsity volleyball team defeated Shrewsbury 3-0 on April 1.

Girls’ volleyball defeats Shrewsbury on senior night

Amy Sullivan, Sports Editor April 5, 2021

Girls’ varsity volleyball triumphed over Shrewsbury with a score of 3-0 at a home match on Thursday, April 1.  The team played back to back games against Shrewsbury on Tuesday and Thursday and were...

Senior captain Lucy McGlynn cheers alongside her teammates last year before the pandemic hit.

Q&A: Fall 2 captains reflect on season

Cheerleading Senior Chloe Troung What are your feelings about playing what is typically a fall sport in the middle of the winter? “I’m a little bit nervous that it’s going to be cold, but usually,...

New football head coach Mark Allen prepares his team for the upcoming season during practice held at the New England Baseball Complex on March 15. Football was moved to the Fall II season due to the pandemic.

Football prepares for unprecedented season with new head coach

Andrew Roberts, Assistant Sports Editor March 18, 2021

After a long offseason filled with uncertainty and the hiring of a new head coach, the football team has returned to the practice field.   Normally a fall sport, football was moved to the MIAA Fall...

Freshman Olivia LaBelle performs her beam routine at the January 16 meet against Groton-Dunstable.

Gymnastics team flips through 2021 season

Macey Poitras-Cote and Aaliyah Yan March 3, 2021

  The gymnastic team finished their season with an undefeated 5-0 record, concluding with a 139.05 - 130.25 win against Shrewsbury on Saturday, Feb. 20.  COVID impacted the season in a...

Senior captain Jack Shemligian forwards the puck toward Shrewsbury’s goal in an attempt to score while an opposing defender tries to steal the puck during the January 16 game.

Boys’ hockey makes memories on, off ice throughout 2021 season

Jenny Lambert and Joe Lamburn March 2, 2021

Led by a large group of seniors and strong underclassmen, the boys’ hockey team had a successful, fun and unique season despite COVID restrictions. The boys finished the season with a record of...

Senior captain Emilie Clay avoids her opponents during the February 12 game against Wachusett.

SLIDESHOW: Girls’ basketball complete season despite numerous postponements

Olivia Kardos March 1, 2021

The girls' basketball team worked hard to stay in shape as many games were postponed throughout the season due to COVID guidelines. The girls' finished with an 0-7 record.

During the relay race at the February 5 swim meet, seniors Emma Shek and Brandon Saulnier dive into the pool after junior Monica Doherty and freshman Branden Yan finish their first 50 meters.

SLIDESHOW: Swim team dives into success, navigates challenging virtual season

Kathleen Ely and Annabella Ferraiuolo March 1, 2021

Due to COVID-19 restrictions meets had to be held virtually, however that did not stop swimmers from giving it their all. Both boys' and girls' finished the season undefeated.

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