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Boys’ rugby faces tough loss to defending state champions

Boys’ rugby faces tough loss to defending state champions

Karthik Yalala, Assistant Sports Editor

May 25, 2019

Due to injuries and being simply outmatched, the boys’ rugby team lost 7-69 to the defending Division 1 state champions, Belmont High School on Wednesday May 22. The Algonquin team was not as experienced as Belmont. “Our kids are young; they’re infants in rugby years,” head coach Dominic McNe...

Baseball defeated by Shrewsbury in last home game

Baseball defeated by Shrewsbury in last home game

Liza Armstrong, Online Editor

May 24, 2019

Despite a strong start, the baseball team suffered a 12-5 loss to Shrewsbury in their last home game   The team was helped to an early 2-0 lead at the end of the first inning with runs by junior Patrick Solomon and senior Connor Klein. Solomon then earned another run in the third inning.   “[...

Fiore dominates Crossfit competitions

Fiore dominates Crossfit competitions

Jenny Lambert, Sports Editor

May 23, 2019

With a passion for Olympic weight-lifting, junior Simone Fiore enjoys spending time training hard as a CrossFit athlete. Fiore has been doing CrossFit since her mother found Pennant CrossFit in Southborough when she was 12 years old. She believes anyone is capable of training there. “A lot of peopl...

Girls’ rugby focuses on fundamentals to win

Girls’ rugby focuses on fundamentals to win

Jenny Lambert and Ava Aymie

May 21, 2019

With many new players, girls’ rugby looks to improve their season as they focus on developing beginners and strategically winning as many games as possible. With 39 girls trying out and no girls cut, this season there were enough players for a varsity and JV team, unlike seasons in the past. Acc...

Unified track creates new personal records against Westborough

Unified track creates new personal records against Westborough

Cecelia Cappello and Mike Spataro

May 17, 2019

Encouraging teammates and overwhelming support led Unified Track to have a successful meet against Westborough on May 9. The majority of the athletes beat their personal records, which is the team’s main goal. Unified track brings together athletes with and without intellectual disabilities to create...

Girls’ lacrosse shows strong offensive success against Westborough

Girls’ lacrosse shows strong offensive success against Westborough

Nina Dworakowski and Heather Hodgkins

May 16, 2019

Girls’ lacrosse dominated the field in a 20-10 win against Westborough on May 9. The team started the game strong, with junior Ella Kea scoring their first goal only 50 seconds into the game. They continued this scoring streak, ending the first half 10-6. “We’re so close on and off the fie...

Girls’ track proves talent, depth in win against Shrewsbury

Girls’ track proves talent, depth in win against Shrewsbury

Colleen Mulligan and Lindsey Stone

May 15, 2019

With many different athletes contributing, the girls’ track team defeated the Shrewsbury Colonials 105-40 on Wednesday, May 8. Freshman Priscilla De Carvalho won the meet’s first event, the high jump, with a new personal record of 4’-10”. De Carvalho, who began competing this event mid-season,...

Boys’ tennis sweeps tough opponent Longmeadow

Boys’ tennis sweeps tough opponent Longmeadow

Claire Bai and Brianna Tang

May 14, 2019

After a strong start to the season, boys’ tennis swept Longmeadow 5-0 in a tough match at Wayside Athletic Club on Tuesday, May 7. “We have a lot of new talent this year,” senior captain Christian Jorgensen said. “We still are figuring out the lineup, but I think we’re off to a pretty good ...

Girls’ tennis crushes Marlborough, remains undefeated

Girls’ tennis crushes Marlborough, remains undefeated

Amy Sullivan and Melissa Dai

May 12, 2019

With exceptional skills and teamwork, the girls’ tennis team pulled off a 5-0 shutout against the Marlborough Panthers on Monday, May 6. The team entered the game with a 4-0 record and was able to continue their undefeated streak by winning all their matches. “I thought my players did a great ...

Girls’ track continues win streak with Leominster

Girls’ track continues win streak with Leominster

Maggie Andrews and Bradi Mullen

May 9, 2019

The girls’ track team continues to strive and succeed at meet performances, securing a 139-6 win against Leominster on May 1 at Algonquin. The team entered the meet with a 4-1 record for the season and was hopeful for a  win. Starting the meet was the jumping events. In the high jump, freshman Priscilla De C...

Girls’ rugby comes together to beat Weymouth

Girls’ rugby comes together to beat Weymouth

Annie Nguyen and Lizzy Rice

May 7, 2019

With sensational teamwork and dedication, the girls’ rugby team triumphed over Weymouth 21-5 on Thursday, April 25. After incredible passes and tackles by many of the players, the team entered the second half with a 7-0 lead, and freshman Colleen Mulligan increased the gap with two amazing conve...

Boys’ lacrosse wins in a blowout against Leominster

Boys’ lacrosse wins in a blowout against Leominster

Elena Grinblatas and Grace Campbell

May 6, 2019

Boys’ lacrosse proved their great skill as frequent starters, as well as underclassmen, came together to secure a 19-2 win against Leominster Thursday, April 25. Many of the team’s top players, including seniors Sean Cullen and Domenic Russo, were unable to play due to injuries. Senior captain...

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