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Ethan Ou 21 receives the 52nd annual Hamill Award outside Newton City Hall Thursday, July 8. Left to right Hamill Award Committee Chair Elliott Loew, Newton North pitcher Ethan Ou, Mayor Ruthanne Fuller, Parks and Recreation Commissioner Nicole Banks. (Photo Courtesy of Ethan Ou)

Ethan Ou '21 wins 52nd Annual Hamill Award

The Newtonite July 24, 2021

By Griffin Bond Ethan Ou ‘21 received the 52nd Annual Hamill Award, given to the best high school baseball player in the city of Newton, Thursday, July 8 in front of city hall. The Hamill Award...

Baseball defeats Framingham, dominates with both hitting, pitching

Baseball defeats Framingham, dominates with both hitting, pitching

Anderson Free June 20, 2021

Baseball defeated Framingham 11-3 Friday, May 28, led by their hitting and pitching performances from stand out players. Junior Jack Sokhos-Drude, the starting pitcher, stymied the Framingham offense,...

(Photo by Rachel Kurlandsky)

Boys' Lacrosse dominates Braintree, looks towards state tournament

Zach Kwon June 20, 2021

Boys’ lacrosse defeated Braintree 14-2 on Wednesday, May 25, with a dominant offensive performance. “It was truly a full team effort as every player on the roster made contributions,” said special...

Football plays Wellesley during the Fall II season. (Photo by Rachel Kurlandsky)

North athletes grateful for unique fall II season

Zach Kwon June 20, 2021

With the postponement of many fall and winter sports, the MIAA implemented a fall II season. Running from Feb. 22 to April 25, the season included cheerleading, indoor track, girl’s volleyball, unified...

(Rachel Kurlandsky)

NNHS Athletic Equity Committee releases survey to explore race and gender equity

Mark Hemment April 27, 2021

Last month the NNHS Athletic Equity Committee released a survey as part of a larger effort to examine racial and gender equity within the athletic department. The North Athletic Equity Committee is...

Girls' volleyball beats Brookline, wins first game of season

Girls' volleyball beats Brookline, wins first game of season

Zach Kwon April 8, 2021

Girls’ volleyball defeated Brookline 3-0 on Tuesday, Mar. 16, in a collaborative team effort earning their first victory of the season.  “It was the first time that our band of electric volleyball...

Photo by Rachel Kurlandsky

Football defeats Brookline, secure first win of the season

Maille O'Neil April 7, 2021

Football bounced back from a tough loss defeating Brookline 20-11 Saturday, March 20, at home. “This win was tough coming from the last game, which we lost,” said senior Chris Claflin, a captain...

Girls volleyball hosts tryouts for fall II season in the Reggie Gymnasium on Tuesday, Feb. 23 (Photo by Ethan Shin)

Addition of fall II season provides athletic opportunities amid COVID-19 pandemic

Mark Hemment February 23, 2021

North athletes began tryouts Monday, Feb. 22 as the fall II high school sports season commenced. According to the MIAA Director of Communications Tara Bennett “Having the opportunity to participate...

Girls' basketball defeats Weymouth, continues undefeated season

Girls' basketball defeats Weymouth, continues undefeated season

Andy Zhou February 13, 2021

Girls’ basketball defeated Weymouth 53-45 Thursday, Feb. 4, at home. The Tigers fought from behind for most of the game but pulled away in the final quarter, maintaining their undefeated season. Despite...

Boys' hockey seeks to improve after loss against Natick

Boys' hockey seeks to improve after loss against Natick

Anderson Free February 7, 2021

Boys’ hockey fell 7-0 to Natick Jan. 27, at home, in a tough, highly-defensive match.  According to senior Declan Chamberlain, a captain with senior Jake Urquiola, the team must improve their...

Schechter leaves mark in North's athletic history after breaking diving record

Schechter leaves mark in North's athletic history after breaking diving record

Maxwell Lu December 9, 2020

Senior Jocelyn Schechter broke the six dive one-meter record with a score of 280.85 Monday, Nov. 2, against Natick. During her four years at North, Schechter cultivated a passion for diving. Highly...

Boys hockey huddles, preparing for a game, last season. (Photo by Ian Dickerman)

North winter season starts with new regulations

Mark Hemment December 9, 2020

The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) board of directors voted November 20 to approve the plan for the high school winter sports season.  The MIAA will move forward with...

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