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Weston spring sports teams return to competetition

John Gigian, Sports Editor May 13, 2021

The two year layoff finally comes to an end, as Weston athletes return to the field to resume competition this spring. Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, protocols are in place to prevent another spread...

The varsity girls lacrosse team poses for a team photo.

Women’s Lacrosse resumes after missing their season last spring due to COVID

Jacey Hinton, Staff Writer May 11, 2021

After eighteen months off of the field, the Weston girls Lacrosse team is back in action with their first game on Thursday May 6, away against Acton-Boxborough. In their last season of competition, the...

Senior and captain Phoebe Pohl competes in cross-country race.

Senior athletes commit to college for their sport

Emilia Tutun, Sports Editor May 4, 2021

As the 2021 school year comes to an end, many students at WHS have committed to prestigious colleges and universities for athletics. Among these athletes is senior Phoebe Pohl who committed to both dive...

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...

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