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Football falls to Natick in disappointing yet thrilling Friday Night Lights game

Football falls to Natick in disappointing yet thrilling Friday Night Lights game

Gavi Berkman October 28, 2022

The 'Friday Night Lights' crowd made themselves heard no matter what occurred on the field. Football had some encouraging moments, but ultimately suffered a hard 49-19 loss to Natick Friday, Oct. 14,...

Football loses highly contested battle against Waltham in season opener

Football loses highly contested battle against Waltham in season opener

Jacob Wu September 20, 2022

Football fell 23-20 to Waltham in the season opener Saturday, Sept. 10, away, in a nail biter that ultimately ended in disappointment. “We are a better and different team than last year, despite the...

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...

Students reflect on postponement of some fall sports

Students reflect on postponement of some fall sports

Maxwell Lu October 15, 2020

The postponement of some fall sports came as no surprise to many North athletes, but coping with the change while staying motivated is no easy task. Due to safety issues around COVID-19, the Newton...

Members of the football team scrimmage before the Friday Night Lights Game on Friday, Oct. 19. (Photo by Ian Dickerman)

Football defeats Brookline in 125th annual Thanksgiving Day Game

Maya Demissie December 11, 2019

Football defeated Brookline High School 42-8 in the 125th annual Thanksgiving Day Game at Northeastern University at Parsons Field. “It was great to see all of the team starting to work together because...

Football faces off against Natick in the annual Friday Night Lights game, Friday, Oct. 18. (Photo by Ian Dickerman)

Football makes playoffs, lose to Brockton in first round

Griffin Bond November 20, 2019

Football, 3-4, advanced to the playoffs this season as the sixth seed before falling to Brockton 48-14 in the first round of the South division. “There was a lot of hype going into the season,”...

Senior Andrew Landry passes down field during last weeks Friday Night Lights game against Natick.

Football plays annual Friday Night Lights game

Nichol Weylman-Farwell October 22, 2019

Football lost to sixth-ranked Natick 35- 6 at home on Friday in the annual Friday Night Lights game. According to senior Nolan Boyer, a captain with seniors Michael Coscione and Andrew Landry, the team...

Football runs onto the field before the game. (Photo by Joelle Sugianto)

Football defeats Brookline in annual Thanksgiving Day Game

Jake Forbes November 22, 2018

Football defeated Brookline 33-6 at home this morning in the 124th annual Thanksgiving Day Game. “This was such a special game because of the long tradition that it has,” said senior Nick Busa, a captain...

Football loses to Needham in first round of playoffs

Football loses to Needham in first round of playoffs

Jake Forbes October 29, 2018

Football lost to Needham last Friday night 14-7 in the first round of the MIAA Division I South Playoffs. “We need to play more complete games. We didn’t play well in the first half and that is why...

Tigers line up to begin a play. (Photo by Molly Potter)

Football falls to Wellesley in annual friday night lights game

Jake Forbes September 30, 2018

Football fell to Wellesley 27-7 on Friday in the annual Friday Night Lights game. “Wellesley had early success because we didn’t come out playing hard enough and doing what we did all week,” said...

Football falls to Needham, hopes to improve consistency

Football falls to Needham, hopes to improve consistency

Jake Forbes September 24, 2018

Football lost to Needham 38-7 at home on Saturday. “We couldn’t get anything going on offense, and our defense got worn out as the game went on,” said senior Nick Busa, a captain with seniors Kyle...

Varsity football lines up to practice a play. (Photo by Joelle Sugianto)

Outbreak of hand, foot, and mouth disease causes setbacks for football

Jake Forbes September 21, 2018

Five students on the football team were diagnosed with hand, foot, and mouth disease this past week leaving them short-handed for last week’s game against Weymouth. The first case of coxsackievirus,...

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