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Shrewsbury boys’ soccer upsets Algonquin Tomahawks

Shrewsbury boys’ soccer upsets Algonquin Tomahawks

Owen Coderre and Jack Tobin

October 25, 2018

The boys’ soccer team fell short against the Shrewsbury Colonials due to lack of offense, losing 2-1 on Tuesday, October 17 at Shrewsbury. The Tomahawks’ backup goalie, sophomore Ben Westphal, got his second varsity start due to an earlier injury sustained by usual starting goalie sophomore Bren...

Reyes sets new course record in meet against Shrewsbury

Reyes sets new course record in meet against Shrewsbury

Grace Duffy and Olivia Kelly

October 24, 2018

Senior captain Tess Reyes set a new course record as she led the girls’ cross country team in their 25-32 win over Shrewsbury on Tuesday, October 16. When the race started, all the runners sprinted head to head on their first lap of the three mile course, and it was not long until all the girls ...

Football loss to Shrewsbury motivates defense to improve

Football loss to Shrewsbury motivates defense to improve

Dominic Giannetto and Steven Moffa

October 24, 2018

Algonquin fell 40-13 to Shrewsbury, who were led by seniors quarterback Drew Campanale and running back Jonathan White as the Colonials delivered for a packed crowd on Friday, October 12. Shrewsbury (5-1), coming off their first loss of the season at Westborough, hosted the 1-5 Tomahawks for the fi...

Unified basketball clinches win in supportive game against Shepherd Hill

Unified basketball clinches win in supportive game against Shepherd Hill

Angelina Oliveira, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018

The unified basketball team seized a 54-40 victory in an infectiously positive and spirited game on October 10 against the Shepherd Hill Rams. Unified basketball is a team that combines athletes with intellectual disabilities and partners without, the main purpose being to create a cheerful and supp...

Opinion: Bring in support for more teams

Opinion: Bring in support for more teams

Liza Armstrong, Sports Editor

October 2, 2018

The stands are loaded; the crowd is cheering. It’s Friday night, and all of T-hawk nation is supporting their football team. Now it’s a Monday afternoon and there’s a field hockey game. A few fans are scattered along the sidelines, faint cheers are shouted every few plays. The team wins, bu...

Set, swing, strike: fall team captains share goals, hopes for season

Set, swing, strike: fall team captains share goals, hopes for season

Darby Kim and Liza Armstrong

October 1, 2018

Cheerleading Captains: seniors Julia Hostage and Hayley LeBeau Coach: Katelyn Norsworthy “This season we have a lot of potential new talent and potential from our incoming freshman," senior Julia Hostage said. "I could definitely see states as a reachable goal for this season, but overal...

MIAA changes uniform regulations

MIAA changes uniform regulations

Liza Armstrong, Sports Editor

September 30, 2018

For the 2018 season, all soccer teams in the MIAA will be wearing white at away games and their darker colored uniform at home.  Prior to this season, white was worn at home and maroon away. According to an MIAA press release, the change is meant to foster school spirit. “This change allows ...

Mocerino settles into new position as athletic director

Mocerino settles into new position as athletic director

September 29, 2018

After thirteen years as a special education teacher, Michael Mocerino is now the new athletic director at Algonquin. Mocerino, an Algonquin alum and former University of Connecticut baseball player, has bounced around since graduating college. “When I left UConn, I was lucky enough to get about a ye...

Girls’ volleyball wins tight match in season home opener

Girls’ volleyball wins tight match in season home opener

Maggie Del Re, Editor- in Chief

September 15, 2018

Girls’ volleyball celebrated a close 3-2 win against the Shepherd Hill Rams on Friday, September 14. The teams were back and forth throughout the nail-biting, two and a half hour game. The T-Hawks won the first set 25-13, but the Rams came back, winning the second set 21-25. In the extremely clo...

Running backs lead way as T-Hawks dominate opener

Running backs lead way as T-Hawks dominate opener

Andrew Roberts, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018

The T-Hawks shutout the Worcester North Polar Bears, 32-0 during their regular season opener on Friday, September 7.   During the 3rd quarter the Tomahawks led the Polar Bears 24-0. It was 2nd down, and the Tomahawks were in the red zone, 20 yards away from a touchdown, and 1 yard from a first down...

Football team acquires new helmets

Football team acquires new helmets

Liza Armstrong, Sports Editor

August 27, 2018

The football team received new VICIS helmets this offseason, with help from the football boosters in order to improve player safety.      “We have older helmets in our inventory that will be expired based on their ten year lifespan,” head coach Taylor Allen said.  “It is a perfect time t...

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