Wildcat Tracks

Senior plans to play baseball at Harvard

Senior plans to play baseball at Harvard

John Gigian, Staff Writer

June 7, 2019

The crack of the bat, a base hit, reaching base, then doing it again. This has become a common trend for the Weston Wildcats senior center fielder and pitcher Peter Messervy. After his final season at WHS, Messervy will be attending Harvard University to play baseball in the Ivy League. After fo...

Seniors Jayme and Kayla Leschly excel in tennis and academics

Seniors Jayme and Kayla Leschly excel in tennis and academics

Julia Lawlor, Staff Writer

June 7, 2019

Today, many competitive athletes have routines that require countless hours and difficult practices to excel in their sport. WHS seniors Jayme and Kayla Leschly embrace this routine by playing tennis at a very high level, while also balancing the demands of school. After graduation, Jayme Leschly...

P.E. courses to change next year to increase student interest

Eunho Lee, Staff Writer

June 7, 2019

Starting fall 2019, students will be provided an entirely new set of P.E. course offerings that will put the choice of activities into their own hands. With minimal changes made to the curriculum over the past few years, the aim of these new courses will be to revitalize student engagement in physical ...

Crew team participates in year-round rigorous training regime

Crew team participates in year-round rigorous training regime

Casey Friedman, Feature Editor

May 21, 2019

Unlike any other sport at WHS, the Weston-Wayland crew team can be seen dotting the water in long boats, running, weightlifting, erging or working out during all four seasons of the year. This is because the team has year-round practices six times a week, in the fall, summer, and spring on. Junio...

Weston families support British teens seeking NCAA soccer opportunities

Weston families support British teens seeking NCAA soccer opportunities

Nate Hohenberg, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

Multiple Weston families participated in an exchange program and hosted talented soccer players from Portsmouth, England from March 6-11. The group of British teens played in a soccer tournament in Weymouth, while competing for recognition from college scouts. One host of these players, junior Christina...

Senior Stella Alphas wins MIAA Alpine Championships

Senior Stella Alphas wins MIAA Alpine Championships

Heather Lee and Eunho Lee

March 22, 2019

On February 27, senior Stella Alphas concluded her unprecedented skiing career by finishing first at the MIAA Mass Alpine Championships and winning the Slalom race. A League Girl Champion for four years, Alphas concluded an excellent last season placing first in all six races and winning 14 out of 24 ...

Winter Sports Highlights

John Gigian, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

WHS Boys Track Team: D4 Indoor Track State Championship Girls Indoor Track: 5th Bharathi Subbiah D4 State Champ in Long Jump *Girls Swim/Dive: 3rd *Boys Swim/Dive: 3rd Peter Diebold runs 1:19.87, meet record, school record and the fastest time in the state. Dale Nickerson D2 State Diving Champ Girls...

Weston Dover-Sherborn hockey team falls to Ashland

John Gigian, Staff Writer

February 16, 2019

The Weston Dover-Sherborn boys varsity hockey team suffered their fourth loss of the season in Natick on January 9, falling to Ashland by a final score of 4-0 on home ice at William L. Chase Arena. Over the course of the close game, the match ended with three Ashland goals in the final period, including...

Another Strong Start for WHS Swim Team

Another Strong Start for WHS Swim Team

Emilia Tutun and Nate Hohenberg

January 24, 2019

The WHS swim program has been a powerhouse in the DCL and a perennial competitor in the State Tournament. Overcoming the loss of last years’ seniors has been no easy feat for the girls’ and boys’ Red Tide. Nonetheless, both teams have started yet another season strong, winning nine of their fir...

Boys Varsity Basketball begins journey for championship

John Gigian, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019

The Weston Boys Varsity Basketball team will enter the 2018-2019 season with the goal of a championship in mind. The Wildcats will look to improve upon last season’s 7-16 record and a loss in the first round of the playoffs to Whittier Tech. They began their season on December 10, winning the first...

Indoor track coach John Monz reflects on career

Indoor track coach John Monz reflects on career

Sanghoo Lee, Staff Writer

January 2, 2019

It’s been nearly 21 years since math teacher and assistant winter track coach John Monz first stepped foot into WHS, but his routine has remained as busy as ever. After a day of teaching rigorous classes such as Honors Precalculus and AP Statistics, he spends at least two hours running the cross cou...

Seniors reflect on teamwork in varsity soccer

Seniors reflect on teamwork in varsity soccer

Heather Lee, Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 28, 2018

Following a strong season that landed them in the state tournament last year, the Weston Boys Varsity Soccer team has wrapped up another season that ended with their defeat to Newburyport in the playoffs. However, this year, a particularly large number of strong senior players in the starting line ha...

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