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Cheer team dominates Nationals

Cheer team dominates Nationals

Macey Poitras-Cote, A&E Editor

May 1, 2019

For the first time in school history, the cheer team competed at Nationals in Atlanta, Georgia where they won first place in Advanced All Girl Varsity Division and won Grand Champs in the School Division, ending their season. One of the reasons for their great success was based on how close the team...

Doherty strengthens baseball team as he steps up from assistant to head coach

Doherty strengthens baseball team as he steps up from assistant to head coach

Liza Armstrong, Online Editor

April 30, 2019

After failing to qualify for playoffs for the first time in 11 seasons last year, the baseball team looks to bounce back this season with a new head coach and a fairly young team. Head coach Brian Doherty was bumped up from his position as an assistant coach when the previous coach Mike Mocerino b...

Algonquin alumna Decker returns to coach girls’ lacrosse

Algonquin alumna Decker returns to coach girls’ lacrosse

Darby Kim, Sports Editor

April 29, 2019

The girls’ lacrosse team is returning to the season with a new coach by their side, Algonquin alumna Emma Decker. An Algonquin lacrosse player from 2009 to 2013, Decker, who played at Regis College and most recently coached at Holliston High, rushed at the chance to coach for the team. “Whe...

Cross country coaches win coach of the year

Cross country coaches win coach of the year

Liza Armstrong, Online Editor

April 28, 2019

Both girls’ cross country coach Pat Galvin and boys’ cross country coach Nate Uttaro were named Central Massachusetts Cross Country Coach of the Year by the Massachusetts State Track Coach Association. Both teams qualified for States this year, and for the boys, this was the first time they q...

Unified Track connects students of all abilities

Unified Track connects students of all abilities

Sofia Abdullina and Annabella Ferraiuolo

April 27, 2019

Unified track has been around since 2012, and the number of participating athletes has only grown since by providing students of all abilities the chance to compete in track and field events and create strong bonds between students with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities. Coach Kevin Hausm...

Girls’ tennis dominates, boys’ tennis falls short in first game of season

Girls’ tennis dominates, boys’ tennis falls short in first game of season

Katrina Liu, Opinion Editor

April 26, 2019

The girls’ and boys’ tennis team started off their seasons with a 3-2 win against AMSA and a 1-4 loss against Dover-Sherborn respectively on April 13. Freshman Olivia Almy played a huge part in the girls’ win against AMSA, as her match was the deciding point. All her other teammates’ matche...

Track strives to break records, looks to win Leagues

Track strives to break records, looks to win Leagues

Darby Kim, Sports Editor

April 25, 2019

Coming off of a strong indoor track season, the girls’ and boys’ outdoor track season is looking bright, with players hoping both teams will win Leagues this year. “We are definitely in contention to win Leagues, which is something that hasn’t been possible for the team in the past couple ...

Prestige, skills, popularity: Pro gaming is a sport

Prestige, skills, popularity: Pro gaming is a sport

Jonny Ratner, Photo Editor

April 25, 2019

Most people that casually play video games may do it for entertainment, to pass time or even to escape from everyday aspects of life and enter their own virtual reality. These are all good reasons, but nowadays, video games are so much more that, and it’s time people give credit where credit is due...

Sophomore competes in National Junior Olympic precision marksmanship competition

Sophomore competes in National Junior Olympic precision marksmanship competition

Ava Aymie, Assistant A&E Editor

April 12, 2019

Sophomore Rio Ferguson is competing in the National Junior Olympic precision marksmanship competition in Colorado Springs from April 7 to April 13. What is the precision marksmanship event? “There are multiple kinds of marksmanship, with pistols, rifles and all of that, and the kind that I do is ...

Rhind runs Boston Marathon to raise money for Respite Center

Rhind runs Boston Marathon to raise money for Respite Center

Macey Poitras-Cote, Assistant A&E Editor

April 12, 2019

Senior Nathan Rhind will be running his first marathon on Monday, April 15 when he is running the Boston Marathon. He is raising money for the Michael Lisnow Respite Center in Hopkinton. Click here to donate.  Q: What cause are you running for? A: “I am running for The Michael Lisnow Respite Center in Hopkinton. It ...

Special education aide trains for Boston Marathon

Special education aide trains for Boston Marathon

Elena Neilson, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

Special education aide Matt Maypother will be running the 2019 Boston Marathon for his second time on Monday, April 15. Maypother’s father, stepdad and grandfather all died while battling with cancer, and Maypother himself is a cancer survivor. He is running for Dana Farber Cancer Institute to h...

Gronkowski retires: a look back on the beloved tight end’s career

Gronkowski retires: a look back on the beloved tight end’s career

Karthik Yalala, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

One of our favorite sports characters, the Patriots’ tight end Rob Gronkowski, sadly retired on March 24, changing the course of the Patriots’ offseason. Whether you like him for the craziness he brought to the NFL, or the record-setting numbers he put up, he will be missed. In nine seaso...

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