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Goaltender Ian Carter brings up ball from game two years ago.

Lacrosse team aims for a successful season through COVID-19

John Gigan , Sports editor March 26, 2021

After the cancellation of last year’s spring sports season due to COVID-19, the boys varsity lacrosse team returns to the field with high expectations this spring. The Wildcats hope to make it back to...

Senior Nate Lathrop runs in meet last season.

Track and field team resumes competition amidst COVID protocols

John Gigian and Jacey Hinton , Sports editor and Staff Writer March 22, 2021

After nearly a year off the track due to the effects of COVID-19, the WHS track and field team has resumed competition this winter for the indoor track season. Despite the loss of seventeen seniors, the...

With big smiles on their faces, the boys varsity basketball team stands alongside one another before the start of a big game.

Varsity basketball captain leads team through hard year

Molly Ross, Staff Writer January 26, 2021

COVID-19 has affected many student-athletes, but the WHS boys varsity basketball team is working to still have a successful season. Senior varsity basketball team captain Will VanHouten is spearheading...

Charlotte Martinkus gets such height on her dive, she almost touches the ceiling

Junior beats state and school diving records

Ava Dreyer and Casey Friedman January 25, 2021

Numerous records have been set by WHS divers in recent years, but on Monday January 4, junior Charlotte Martinkus set a brand new high score. With a record-breaking total of 618 points, Martinkus not only...

Current senior George Herlihy skates up the ice in game last season.

Weston Dover-Sherborn hockey team looks to improve this season

John Gigian, Sports Editor January 14, 2021

After ending last season with a 6-13-1 record, the Weston-Dover Sherborn boys varsity hockey team hopes to improve this season. Despite the loss of nine seniors and the postseason being canceled due to...

Red Tide swimmers safely watch their teammates compete in a socially-distanced meet.

Athletes prepare for socially-distanced winter season

Julia Barlow , Staff writer January 4, 2021

After a very different fall sports season, WHS is now looking forward to the winter sports season, which is scheduled to start on December 14 after a two-week delay. Due to the coronavirus pandemic and...

Junior Reed Van Ogtrop explains she hopes her 2020 ice hockey season will return to the way it was in 2019.

How winter sport athletes are coping in the off season

Emilia Tutun, Sports Editor December 23, 2020

This year at WHS, the MIAA shifted the winter sports season start date to December 14, 2020, resulting in a greater amount of off-season time. With all of this extra time, athletes taking part in indoor...

Jacob Finard with his his family as he signs his national letter of intent to Georgetown University.

Senior golf star to play collegiate golf at Georgetown

John Gigian, Sports Editor November 30, 2020

After four years of helping the Weston golf team compete for DCL titles and state championships, senior Jacob Finard will continue his career at the next level. Finard will be playing collegiate golf at...

Field hockey captions Jackie Goode, Maya Malenfant, and Lily Heslem pose for a photo.

How fall sports captains feel about the modifications of this season

Ava Dreyer, Feature editor November 14, 2020

To fit COVID-19 guidelines, many rules for fall sports have been changed to avoid as much contact with other players as possible. Captains have had to adjust to the modifications themselves, and figure...

Senior Christos Iatridis wears a mask during the game.

Boys Varsity Soccer aims for successful season

John Gigian , Sports editor October 28, 2020

After ending last season with a three game winning streak, the boys varsity soccer team enters the 2020 season with high expectations. While there is no formal postseason due to COVID-19, the team still...

Senior co-captain’s Jackson Tabors and Nick Ginovker defends a                                                                                                    Waltham player in their soccer match.

Modified Fall Sports at WHS

Emilia Tutun, Sports Editior October 26, 2020

After months of uncertainty, Weston High School and the MIAA decided to have fall sports this 2020 season. However, this modified season includes new rules, guidelines, and the only sports allowed to play...

Junior Will Van Houten takes a jump shot against Waltham.

Boys varsity basketball plays Waltham at the TD Garden in Boston

John Gigian , Staff writer February 12, 2020

The Weston Wildcats boys' varsity basketball team was granted a unique opportunity on January 25 as they faced off against Waltham. The game was a part of the Andrew Lawson Foundation Invitational...

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