Sports: Girls’ Hoops Dismiss Wakefield With ‘Perfect’ First; Enters Top 25 [VIDEO]


Photo: Belmont’s defense held Wakefield to a single basket in the first quarter. For the final three-quarters, the 10-1 Wakefield Warriors played host Belmont just about even, scoring 33 points to the Marauders 32. There was just one problem for Wakefield: a first quarter of perfection by the Marauders. In the game’s initial eight minutes, […]

Sports: Record Breaking Seniors Night As Boys’ Swimming Takes Winning Record to Leagues


Photo: Belmont’s record-breaking relay team; Owen Luo, Sam Thompson, Will Findlay and Rickey Ye. It was a special Seniors Night at the Higginbottom Pool on Wednesday, Jan 25. The Belmont High Boys’ Swim squad praised their graduating teammates for their dedication and leadership with words, balloons and a few tears. But it wasn’t simply the heartfelt feelings that […]

Sports: Boys’, Girls’ Hoops Push To Playoffs By Rocketing By Reading


Photo: Sophomore guard Daniel Yardemian scoring against Reading. After a brief respite for midterms from Middlesex League play, Belmont High Basketball teams got back on the court Friday, Jan. 20, to continue their march towards the playoffs with dual victories over Reading Memorial High. Boys batter Charlestown, out work a physical Rocket squad Belmont Head Coach […]

Sports: Boys’ Hockey Focusing On First Playoff Berth in Six Years


Photo: Junior goaltender Kevin Dacey has a .951 save percentage at the midpoint of the season. By William Findlay Belmont High School Boys’ Ice Hockey Head Coach Fred Allard had a few words for his team as it takes aim for a playoff spot at the midpoint of the season.  “We just need to stay focused […]

Girls’ Hoops: 5 Days, 3 Games and 1 Garden Party


Photo: Sophomore center Jess Giorgio skies for a basket at the Boston TD Garden. When told that her team is 2-0 at the Boston TD Garden after Belmont beat Arlington, 40-21, on Sunday, Jan. 9, Head Coach Melissa Hart quipped that “I’d like to be 3-0 when the season ends,” a not so subtle reference […]

Sports: Belmont Boys’ Hoops Left Out In The Rain By SpyPonders


Photo: Sophomore guard Daniel Yardemian vs. Arlington. Why when the Belmont High School Boys’ Basketball team crosses Route 2 to visit its neighbors Arlington High, it’s always raining? Tuesday’s game, Jan. 3, marked the fourth time in five years that the Marauders have been met with a downpour entering the Arlington High gym. And for the third time […]

Garden Party 2.0: Girls’ Hoops to Play At TDGarden Sunday, Jan. 8. Get Your TIX Now


Photo: Last year was a Belmont Garden Party. On Sunday, Jan. 8, at 9:30 a.m., the Belmont High School Girls Basketball team returns to the Boston TD Garden to face neighboring SpyPonders from Arlington High School in the Good Sports Invitational Day of high school games in the Garden.   The proceeds of this event […]

Sports: Girls’ Hoops Fall Into Loss Column After Lowell 4th Quarter Blitz


Photo: Belmont could not stop Shyan Mwai (#5) in the fourth quarter. For the first 25 minutes of its Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 28, game with Lowell High School, Belmont High girls’ basketball was cruising to a huge (YUGE!) early season “statement” win. Fast breaks, sharp passing, team defense, three pointers, free throws; it was all […]

Sports: Calling Carly; Christofori Answers Scoring Need as Girls’ Hoops Wins Opener


Photo: Carly Christofori (3) heading up court. With Belmont High Girls’ Basketball team having a collective hiccup on the offensive side of the court in the season and home opener with Melrose on Friday, Dec. 16 – a total of 26 points after three quarters – junior captain Carly Christofori decided the final eight minutes […]

Sports: Boys’ Hockey Looks To Skate Into Playoffs With Senior Leadership


Photo: By Will Findlay Four points. The Belmont High Boys’ Ice Hockey team was “that close” to making the post season last February. The end-of-season margin for error for than first year Marauders’ Head Coach Fred Allard was slim, and ultimately the team failed to meet their goal of reaching the state tournament. But Allard […]