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Senior Shawn Brothers goes for a layup against Needham in Norths home loss Tuesday, Feb. 11.  (Photo by Ian Dickerman)

Boys' basketball loses against Needham at annual senior night

Maxwell Lu February 26, 2020

Boys’ basketball lost to Needham 57-45 last Tuesday, Feb. 11, at home.  North struggled on offense early and trailed the rest of the game. “We had to play uphill the entire game,” said special...

Boys basketball struggles in home loss against Natick

Boys basketball struggles in home loss against Natick

Arjun Shatkin February 9, 2020

Boys’ basketball lost to Natick 48-63 at home last Friday, Jan. 31 after the team “got out hustled, outplayed, outcoached, out-toughed, and everything across the board,” as special education teacher...

Photo by Julia Bu

Boys' basketball defeats Braintree in blowout

Jeremy Frankel January 29, 2019

Boys’ basketball defeated Braintree 69-37 at home last Friday night. “Wednesday and Thursday were the two best practices we’ve had all season,” said special education teacher Paul Connolly, the...

Senior Noah Neville (?)

Boys' basketball defeats Needham in annual "A Shot For Life" game

Jake Forbes January 31, 2018

Boys’ basketball, 10-3, defeated Needham 53-35 at home Friday night in the annual A Shot For Life game, ending the Rockets’ undefeated season. “We were really hyped for this one and had a lot of...

Boys' Basketball ends season with loss to South

Boys' Basketball ends season with loss to South

The Newtonite March 3, 2017

The Newtonite A buzzer-beating alley-oop by junior Noah Neville at the end of the end of the first quarter assisted by senior Chris Matthews was not enough for the Tigers to win as they fell 78-72 to South...

Photo by Josh Shub-Seltzer

Boys' Basketball builds on strong season at TD Garden

Will Kharfen February 12, 2017

Boys’ Basketball, then 6-1, defeated Waltham, 3-2, 65-48, Sunday, Jan. 8, at the TD Garden during the Good Sports TD Garden Invitational. The first half of the game was close, ending with a 29-23 Tigers’...

Boys' basketball qualifies for state tournament

Boys' basketball qualifies for state tournament

The Newtonite February 12, 2017

by Jake Forbes The boys’ basketball team overcame a big challenge Friday. Jan. 27, defeating Weymouth with a final score of 71-47. North not only won their seventh game of the season, but qualified for...

Younger players contribute to boys' basketball, hockey teams' strong seasons

Younger players contribute to boys' basketball, hockey teams' strong seasons

Will Kharfen February 7, 2017

This winter season, both the boys’ basketball, 12-5, and hockey, 2-5-3, teams experienced substantial losses to their rosters. Now, both teams are looking to younger and new players to make major impacts...

The Sixth Man cheers on the team at the Good Sports Invitational. Photo by Josh Shub-Seltzer

Boys' basketball falls short of being Division 1 South Champions

The Newtonite March 8, 2015

by MacKenzie Silvia Boys’ basketball fell to Catholic Memorial 92-73 in the Division 1 South Sectional Semifinals on Tuesday, March 3. Although the Tigers maintained a 15-point lead for the first 10...

Mobley shoots a free throw in a 71-46 boys basketball win over Walpole Dec. 12.

Boys' basketball begins post-season

The Newtonite February 23, 2015

by MacKenzie Silvia Boys’ basketball, 20-2, is prepared to come out strong in the State Tournament, according to senior Tommy Mobley, a captain with seniors Sam Jefferson and Brett Stanton. “This is...

Junior Nate Hollenberg drives to the basket during the Natick game. Photo by Robin Donohoe.

South looks for revenge at TD Garden Game

The Newtonite January 9, 2015

by MacKenzie Silvia Boys’ basketball, 8-0, plays South, 6-2, at the TD Garden tomorrow at 3 p.m. The Tigers hope to gain another win against South after beating the Lions 71-69 Dec. 29 in the first...

Feature: Senior Tommy Mobley thrives in spotlight

Feature: Senior Tommy Mobley thrives in spotlight

The Newtonite January 9, 2015

by Jacob Gurvis When Greg Kelly ’10 visited Yale University for his official basketball recruiting trip in 2009, his younger brother, seventh grader Tommy Mobley, tagged along. Bulldogs head coach James...

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