THE ALGONQUIN HARBINGER

Girls varsity tennis makes quite a racket

Diana Roy, Staff Writer

April 8, 2014

In hopes of repeating the events in 2009, the girls varsity tennis team is optimistic in pursuing the state title and focusing on challenging themselves, both mentally and individually. With a record of 7-9 last year, math teacher and coach Julie Doyle hopes this season they will “make playoffs,...

1014 Career Points for Amanda Murphy

1014 Career Points for Amanda Murphy

Matt Palmer, Columnist

March 28, 2014

Senior basketball star Amanda Murphy has shattered expectations and accomplished the incredible milestone of 1000 career points in only three years. Murphy scored her thousandth varsity point in her last game as a Tomahawk during the third quarter against Westford Academy in the Central Mass. Division...

Girls basketball team defeated against Westford Academy, but spirits remain high

Girls basketball team defeated against Westford Academy, but spirits remain high

Annie Campbell, Staff Writer

March 4, 2014

The Tomahawk girls varsity basketball team headed into Tuesday night’s Central Mass Division 1 semifinals match up against Westford Academy with an idea of what it would be like. Algonquin had beat Westford a couple weeks before in a tight game with two outstanding teams. But on Tuesday night the...

Girls Basketball team is triumphant in tournament against Concord

Girls Basketball team is triumphant in tournament against Concord

Brian Barr, Sports Editor

February 25, 2014

The girls varsity basketball team scored 64 points Tuesday night with a dominating win over Concord-Carlisle to advance in the playoffs. After a close first quarter, the Tomahawks retained a lead for much of the game’s remainder, finishing up with an eight point lead over Concord-Carlisle’s 56...

Girls second, boys third at Central Mass Indoor Track Championships

February 9, 2014

Girls indoor track tied for second (along with Shepherd Hill) with 50 points to first place Wachusett (92) and the boys team placed third with 36 points to first place Wachusett (79) and second place Shrewsbury (47) on Saturday Feb. 8 at Fitchburg High. Female T-Hawks that placed: Shot Put, 3rd, sr. Sa...

Wrestling: grappling with success

Wrestling: grappling with success

Jen Fox, Staff Writer

February 4, 2014

The wrestling team, grappling with the constant demand of one-on-one competitions and the fight to keep up their overall team record, spends hours a day together fulfilling their strenuous but necessary practices. "Every sport is hard, but I think wrestling is probably the most physically gruelling...

Benches have never felt so warm

Connor Duffy, Staff Writer

January 30, 2014

These athletes work toward a set of goals, always trying to achieve something more. These goals can be as simple as making the team, starting on said team, or earning the captainship position on their team. These young athletes have hopes of becoming heroes for their team, role models for their peers,...

What the track?! Indoor track offers diverse group of events

Kayla Morkert, Staff Writer

January 30, 2014

How things run in the world of track depends on the runners’ event preferences and the season. In track, everyone has their personal preference of events. Yet many participants tend to compete in the same range of distance running. A typical indoor track meet consists of the 55 meter, 300 meter, 600 meter, 8...

Opinion: Patriots defense fails to measure up

January 29, 2014

It all started off great when Bill Belichick and Tom Brady arrived in Foxboro. They won three Super Bowls in their first four years. That had never been achieved by any other coach/quarterback in NFL history. Everything was going great. After the three Super Bowls were over, three years later came the...

Patriots prove superior depth, coaching

Joe Lafreniere & TJ Murray, Staff Writers

January 16, 2014

The 2013 Patriots regular season is arguably the best coaching performance under head coach Bill Belichick.  Through the trials of injury, inexperience, and misfortune, the Patriots have managed to defy their critics and make an outstanding playoff progression.  Their impressive 12-4 record has proven...

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