Bidding Opens For New Skating Rink, Decision On Winning Offer In May

Photo: A new rink will replace the five decade old “Skip” Viglirolo Skating Rink. In the same week the Belmont’s Skip Viglirolo Skating Rink was forced to shut down due to “unseasonably warm” temperatures – in January(!)– the town and schools OKed opening the bidding process to build a next-generation private/public partnership skating facility on school property […]

BYBA, Marauder BBall Appreciation Night Tuesday; Girls Back To The Garden Saturday

Photo: The girls at center court at the TD Boston Garden. Belmont will celebrate its basketball community on Tuesday, Jan. 21 as the Belmont High vs. Lexington High Girls’ Hoops game will be Belmont Youth Basketball Association and Marauder Basketball Appreciation Night at the Wenner Field House. The varsity game starts at 6:30 p.m. There […]

Marauders, SpyPonders Draw Blanks In Girls Hockey Showdown

Photo: Belmont’s Bridget Gray makes the save early in the first period. An anticipated barnburner between a pair of red hot teams never materialized as stone cold defense stole the show between Arlington and host Belmont as the Middlesex Liberty rivals skated to a joint shutout, 0-0, at the Skip Wednesday, Jan. 15. The tie […]

Belmont Football Wins Thanksgiving Tussle Over Watertown, 24-14, As Team Fulfills Pre-Season Goals

Photo: Belmont Head Coach Yann Kumin with his players after defeating Watertown on Thanksgiving. There were four goals Belmont High Head Football Coach Yann Kumin sought to accomplish by the end of the 2019 season; three concerning the team and a very personal one. The objectives on the field were to have the program’s first […]

Despite A Season Away, X-C and Swimming At Home In State Championships

Photo: Belmont’s Cross Country All-Star Stephen Carvalho Due to the construction of the new Middle and High School, Belmont’s Cross Country and Swimming teams have lost their homes – the harrier’s Clay Pit Pond course and swimming’s Higginbottom Pool at Belmont High. But each program reached state finals this year with some strong performances. Carvalho […]

Belmont High Football, At 5-4, Prepares For Watertown Riding High On Pair Of Wins

Photo: Preston Jackson Stephens at the receiving end of a 87 yard pass from QB Avery Arno for a touchdown. When Belmont High Head Football Coach Yann Kumin met his team for the first time at the beginning of the season, he told them there were three goals they were going to strive for: winning, […]

Tennis, Anyone? Proposed Rink Delayed As Schools Seek Site For Varsity Courts [Video]

Photo: Belmont HS Juniors Brett Stievater and Phoebe Gray of the tennis teams seeking to bring back tennis courts to the new school campus. After being delayed by more than six months due to concerns that the oversight process was too compressed, the anticipated solicitation of proposals for a new Belmont skating rink has again […]

Semis Bound Again: Belmont Boys’ Soccer Takes Down Arlington, Marblehead To Meet Winchester Wednesday

Photo: Senior Jon Brabo after scoring his second goal against Marblehead. The 7th ranked Belmont High School Boys’ Soccer squad (12-4-2) will meet Middlesex League rivals and 6th ranked Winchester (12-3-5) one more time this season as the Marauders reach the MIAA Division 2 North semifinals for the third time in six years. The game […]

Belmont High Girls’ Soccer Upsets Masco, 1-0; Heads To Beverly For Quarters Clash

Photo: Belmont High’s Kiki Christofori (#22, center) after scoring the only goal of the game vs. Masco. On a cold Nov. 5, 2016, Marina Karalis, a freshman who was called up from the JV just weeks before, scored the winning penalty kick to give Belmont High Girls’ soccer an upset playoff victory over hosts Winchester. […]

After Strong Finish, Belmont Volleyball Meets 2nd Ranked Quincy In Tourney Opener

Photo: Belmont senior Jenna Crowley serving against Arlington. On Seniors Night against Arlington, Belmont High Volleyball’s Jenna Crowley was ready to shake off some late-season rustiness against the SpyPonders. “I’ve been struggling a little bit serving lately and I asked our coach if I could serve today,” asked Crowley. “She asked ‘are you ready?’ and […]