Wildcat Tracks

Modified Fall Sports at WHS

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

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 this season are field hockey, soccer, cross-country, and golf.  “Most sports right now have modifications ...

Boys varsity basketball plays Waltham at the TD Garden in Boston

Junior Will Van Houten takes a jump shot against Waltham.

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 at the TD Garden in Boston, which is the home of the Boston Celtics.  While the Wildcats lost the ...

Senior plans to play baseball at Harvard

January 31, 2020

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...

Diving into a new season with coach Mikaela Thompson

Coach Mikaela Thompson smiles with the diving team of the 2019-2020 season. (Left to right, top: Senior Andrew Aggouras, sophomore Mark Pettinato, junior Phoebe Phol, sophomore Emma Scully-Power, freshman Ell Sumsion, sophomore Charlotte Martinkus. Left to right, bottom: Coach Mikaela Thompson, freshman Nate Gold, sophomore Kendal Parker, freshman Ell Sweeney.)

Graziella Vezza, Social Media and Photo Editor

January 28, 2020

The Red Tide is diving into the season with a new yet familiar coach. Taking a gap year before attending medical school, Mikaela Thompson is returning to WHS as a decorated collegiate diver to coach the next generation. “Coming into my first year coaching at Weston, my goal for the season is to su...

Varsity boys hockey team looks forward to a great season

Ava Dreyer & Kaitlyn Ewald, Staff writers

January 26, 2020

The dedicated Weston and Dover-Sherborn boys varsity hockey team consists of players from two different towns.They do a good job managing the difficult practice times and bonding all the players.  “My favorite thing about the team is the level of dedication,” head coach Tom Bourque said. “Unlike ...

Boys Varsity Basketball team hopes to win state championship

Junior Will Van Houten shoots free throw in game against Boston Latin.

John Gigian, Staff writer

January 2, 2020

The Weston Wildcats Boys Varsity Basketball team enters the 2019-20 season looking to improve on last season’s success. The team ended with a 13-11 record last year, finishing one win away from the final four and losing in the MIAA North Regional Final to Dracut. The Wildcats currently have a 3-1 r...

Q+A with new P.E. and Wellness Teacher, Matthew Laliberte

Livvy Yun, Arts and entertainment editor

November 27, 2019

Q: What classes do you teach at WHS?  A: Currently I teach five sections of freshmen and one section of Recreational Games for grades 10-12.   Q: What is your favorite unit of the year? A: My favorite unit is the swimming and pool safety unit. I like the idea that we are able to ...

Golf team swings to second-place finish in Division 3 State Tournament

Weston High School varsity golf team holds a banner
after winning the MIAA championship. Pictured left to
right: senior Noah Igel-Dunn, junior Sam Ross, senior
Cooper Griffn, junior Jacob Finard, freshman J.P. Noone,
freshman Finn Maher.

John Gigian and Emilia Tutun, Staff writer and Sports Editor

November 27, 2019

The WHS varsity golf team ended their 2019 season with a second-place finish in the Division 3 State Tournament on October 28 in Harwich, Massachusetts. After a successful season, the Wildcats finished with a 9-4 record, additionally winning the Division 3 North Sectionals and the DCL Small Championship....

Powderpuff game brings senior girls together

Julia Lawlor and Graziella Vezza, Editors

November 27, 2019

As the chilly weather signals the end of the football season, the senior girls gather together to participate in one of their last events as a class: the Powderpuff game. On Wednesday, November 27 at 2:00 p.m., the Weston High School senior girls will face off the Wayland High School senior girls in a c...

Wildcats eager for win at annual Thanksgiving game

Weston lines up against Triton Regional High School’s offensive line.

Graziella Vezza, Social Media and Photo Editor

November 27, 2019

On November 28, the WHS Football team will go head-to-head against the rival Wayland High School players on Proctor Field. Despite losses to Wayland in previous years, the Wildcats are hoping for a victory in this year’s game. “I’m not counting us out at all,” senior guard and defensive tackle Ma...

Boys Varsity Soccer prepares for new era

Sophomore Luca Beradinelli battles a Newton South player for the ball in the Wildcats season opener.

John Gigian, Staff writer

October 15, 2019

The Weston boys varsity soccer team continues the 2019 season rebuilding a team that graduated four captains, a leading scorer, and numerous other seniors from the previous season. The Wildcats have been in the process of restructuring and hope to reach the postseason in the near future. ...

Junior organizes new sailing club at WHS

Barlow skippers for her new crew member on the trapeze

Sarah Augustine, Photo Editor

October 1, 2019

Among the new and old club activities at WHS, a student-created sailing club will join the ranks this year. Looking to spread her passion, junior Katie Barlow is forming a sailing club that could eventually flourish into a varsity sport.  “I just hope it gets off the ground and I think it will be r...

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