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Boys' basketball soundly defeats Walpole, Ethan Wright honored for McDonald's All-American nomination

Jake Forbes January 25, 2018

(Photo by Lilah Gentry) Boys’ basketball, 9-3, defeated Walpole 76-58 at home Tuesday night in the Reggie Gym. Senior Ethan Wright, a captain along with seniors Thomas Byrne and Noah Neville, was honored...

Girls' basketball falls to Braintree in a low scoring performance

Girls' basketball falls to Braintree in a low scoring performance

Jake Forbes January 20, 2018

(Photo by Lilah Gentry) Girls’ basketball, 5-5, lost to Braintree 53-33 at home Friday night. “We’ve been struggling on offense all year, so it’s not a surprise to us that we were in this position...

Vallabh wins annual Martin Luther King Jr. Speech Contest

Vallabh wins annual Martin Luther King Jr. Speech Contest

Jake Forbes January 16, 2018

Five finalists presented speeches in the fifth annual Martin Luther King Jr. sophomore speech contest B-block last Friday in the auditorium. The judges named sophomores Amit Vallabh the winner and Leyla...

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Girls' swim and dive finds post-season success, senior breaks school record

Jake Forbes November 17, 2017

Girls’ swim and dive, 12-1, won the Bay State Conference Saturday, Nov. 4. The following week they placed second at the MIAA South Sectionals at the MIT swimming pool. At the meet, senior Ciara McCormack...

Football beats Framingham at seventh annual Friday Night Lights game

Football beats Framingham at seventh annual Friday Night Lights game

Jake Forbes November 6, 2017

Football, 4-3, defeated Framingham 27-0 at home Friday, Oct. 20 in the seventh annual Friday Night Lights game. The game started with an unsuccessful drive from Framingham, which resulted in a punt. North...

Football falls to Natick, hopes to improve season

Football falls to Natick, hopes to improve season

Jake Forbes October 4, 2017

Football, 1-3, lost to Natick 28-0 at home Saturday, Sept. 16th. “We’re not making the plays we need to be playing,” said head coach Mike Coppola. The game started off as a defensive battle with...

Girls' soccer picks up momentum near end of season

Girls' soccer picks up momentum near end of season

Jake Forbes October 4, 2017

Girls’ soccer, 3-2, beat Braintree 5-1 at home on Friday Sept. 15th, due to a hat trick from freshman Maia Kramer. The first twenty minutes of the game were controlled by North, as they kept the ball...

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Profile: Amy Shen brings passion, dedication to gymnastics

Jake Forbes June 21, 2017

Senior Amy Shen’s family was not surprised that she would be a three time national competitor, Bay State Senior Gymnast of the Year, and a Bay State Conference All-Star. She is a level 10 gymnast, which...

Boys' baseball falls short in last inning comeback

Boys' baseball falls short in last inning comeback

Jake Forbes June 13, 2017

Baseball, 7-4, fell to Weymouth in a 5-2 loss Wednesday, May 3. “We made a few errors which can’t hurt us, but we couldn't get it going on offense which really hurt us,” said sophomore pitcher Justin...

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Softball wins division 1 North Championship for first time in program history

Jake Forbes June 13, 2017

Softball, 21-3, won the Division 1 North Final for the first time in school history last Sunday night, beating Billerica (15-9) 2-1 in a close match at Endicott College. Despite having pitched a complete...

Tiger basketball season ends with girls' team playoff loss

Tiger basketball season ends with girls' team playoff loss

Jake Forbes March 7, 2017

Girls’ Basketball, 17-3, lost their first playoff game 59-45, at home on Thursday night against city rivals Newton South. South seemed to have possession of the ball for most of the first quarter and...

Girls' basketball scores win against Needham at senior night

Girls' basketball scores win against Needham at senior night

Jake Forbes March 2, 2017

Girls’ basketball, 17-2, pulled off a much-needed win against Needham last Thursday, defeating their baystate rivals at home, 56-47. The win allowed North to hold at least a share of the Bay State Conference...

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