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Girls shot put embraces positive support system to achieve success

Girls’ shot put embraces positive support system to achieve success

Mark Hemment May 4, 2022

One after the other, iron orbs are hurled through the air, creating an arc before landing with a shallow thud on the ground below. The athletes knew from the second the iron ball left her hand that their...

Boys loses in championship game, looks towards promising future

Boys’ loses in championship game, looks towards promising future

Jacob Wu March 25, 2022

Boys’ basketball fell 71-59 to Boston College (BC) High in the MIAA state championship game Sunday, March 20 away. Despite the loss, special education teacher Paul Connolly, the head coach, said he...

Boys basketball takes over second half to advance to championship game

Boys’ basketball takes over second half to advance to championship game

Anderson Free March 20, 2022

Boys’ basketball defeated Needham 65-55 Saturday, March 12, at home in the MIAA Basketball Tournament, with a masterclass performance on both sides of the ball in the second half.  Junior Jose Padilla,...

Boys indoor track works hard to finished undefeated for 25th consecutive year

Boys’ indoor track works hard to finished undefeated for 25th consecutive year

Anderson Free February 16, 2022

For 24 consecutive years, the boys’ indoor track team has continued to dominate the Bay State Conference, emerging undefeated at the end of every season. This winter proved to be no exception, as North...

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....

(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' 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...

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...

Nordic poses for a group photo at the State Championship Tuesday, Feb. 25 in Vermont. (Photo courtesy of Ella Bailey)

Nordic skiing reflects on top-notch season after high placements at states

Maxwell Lu April 29, 2020

Nordic Skiing tops off another season with a solid performance at states, placing 12th for the boys and 8th for the girls, in a successful season filled with improvement and collaboration, according to...

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