Wildcat Tracks

Weston Dover-Sherborn hockey team looks to improve this season

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

Athletes prepare for socially-distanced winter season

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

How winter sport athletes are coping in the off season

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

Senior golf star to play collegiate golf at Georgetown

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

How fall sports captains feel about the modifications of this season

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

Boys Varsity Soccer aims for successful season

Senior Christos Iatridis wears a mask during the game.
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...

Modified Fall Sports at WHS

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

Boys varsity basketball plays Waltham at the TD Garden in Boston

Junior Will Van Houten takes a jump shot against Waltham.
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...

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...

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.)
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...

Varsity boys hockey team looks forward to a great season

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...

Boys Varsity Basketball team hopes to win state championship

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

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