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Boys basketball drains threes, cruises past Weymouth in statement victory

Boys’ basketball drains threes, cruises past Weymouth in statement victory

Mark Hemment January 26, 2022

Boys’ basketball defeated Weymouth 74-48 Friday, Jan. 21, at home, with an impressive three-point shooting performance. “This game was the best we've shot as a team,” said special education teacher...

Boys hockey falls to Weymouth despite strong offensive effort

Boys’ hockey falls to Weymouth despite strong offensive effort

Anderson Free January 26, 2022

Boys’ hockey fell to Weymouth 7-4 Saturday, Jan. 22, at home, but showed improvement as the game progressed. “We definitely showed a lot more grit and hard work today,” said senior Griffin Bond,...

Girls Basketball Falls to Needham in Double Overtime

Girls’ Basketball Falls to Needham in Double Overtime

January 2, 2022

Girls’ basketball fell to Needham 65-57 in a hard-fought game that ended in double overtime, Tuesday, Dec. 12, at home. “We just have to play a little bit harder,” said Maura Hamel, the head coach....

North Athletics Department Launches LGBTQ+ Focus Group

North Athletic’s Department Launches LGBTQ+ Focus Group

Arjun Shatkin December 8, 2021

The athletic department announced a new LGBTQ+ Athletic Focus Group initiative, with the goal of benefitting LGBTQ+ student-athletes at North. The focus group will meet during Tiger block 3-5 times...

Boys Soccer Falls Short of State Title Despite Impressive Performance

Boys’ Soccer Falls Short of State Title Despite Impressive Performance

Maxwell Lu December 1, 2021

Boys’ soccer fell to Brookline, 2-1, in an overtime thriller during the MIAA state championship game Saturday, Nov. 2 in Lynn. “It hurts and we wish it ended differently, but we know that the results...

(Photo by Ian Dickerman)

North Enters Winter Season with Excitement, High Hopes

Mark Hemment November 28, 2021

After an exciting fall season, filled with deep playoff runs, North looks towards the winter season, as tryouts begin Monday. “I feel excited,” said special education teacher Paul Connolly, who...

Girls Volleyball Advances to State Finals with Sweep of Haverhill

Girls’ Volleyball Advances to State Finals with Sweep of Haverhill

Griffin Bond November 19, 2021

Girls’ volleyball defeated Haverhill, 3-0, Tuesday, Nov. 16, in Billerica to advance to the MIAA state finals. “Coming into this season none of us really expected to get this far,” said junior...

Girls' volleyball comes alive late to advance to the Elite Eight

Girls' volleyball comes alive late to advance to the Elite Eight

Mark Hemment November 11, 2021

Girls’ volleyball defeated Winchester 3-1 Monday, Nov. 8th at home in the MIAA Volleyball Tournament, with an explosive surge on offense in the third and fourth sets. “We were trying to get into...

Boys' soccer triumphs in come from behind victory

Boys' soccer triumphs in come from behind victory

Anderson Free November 8, 2021

Boys’ soccer defeated Cambridge Rindge and Latin 2-1 Saturday, Nov. 6 at home, in round two of the MIAA Tournament. North struggled at the start, allowing Cambridge to control most of the possession...

Coach Lou Pearlman looks on as his runners explode off the starting line Wednesday, Oct. 20 at Cold Spring Park. (Photo by Andrew Hirshberg)

Boys' cross country finishes season undefeated, looks towards playoffs

Anderson Free November 5, 2021

Boys’ Cross Country finished their regular season with a perfect 9-0 record, bouncing back from a disappointing 2020 season.  Last year during COVID-19, the team found it difficult to gain momentum...

Girls' soccer falls just short after controversial call

Girls' soccer falls just short after controversial call

Angela Nie October 26, 2021

Girls’ soccer fell to Framingham 2-0 under the lights at home Thursday, Oct. 21, despite a strong defensive performance.  “We play to win and we weren’t able to do that today,” said senior...

Athletes, coaches discuss early morning practices

Athletes, coaches discuss early morning practices

Angela Nie October 15, 2021

Due to this year’s later end time, several athletic teams have moved practices to the morning before classes start. In past years, every team could practice after school because classes ended earlier....

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