Super Belmont: Marauder Baseball in Elite Eight State Finals

Photo: The Marauders with the silverware. After defeating one-loss Lynnfield High, 5-2, to defend its Brendan Grant Tournament title on Saturday, May 27, the 17-3 Belmont High Baseball team was eager to discover Tuesday what seed they would receive in the upcoming Division 2 North sectional playoffs. But the call they got from the MIAA […]

26 Years In The Making: Belmont Baseball Captures League Title With Victory Over Reading

Photo: Belmont High’s Max Meier strikes out the final batter of the game for Belmont’s 6-4 victory over Reading. The wait is over. Twenty-six years since winning its last league title, Belmont High Baseball will hoist the 2017 Middlesex League Liberty Division championship banner on the wall of the Wenner Field House after the Marauders […]

Belmont Baseball Host Reading Wed. With Winner Taking League Pennant

Photo: Belmont Marauders It’s all on the line as Belmont High Baseball hosts Reading Memorial High this afternoon, Wednesday, May 24, in what is a one-game, winner takes all contest that will determine the champions of the Middlesex League Liberty Division. Today’s dramatic finale to the 2017 league season saw Belmont receive a huge break […]

Sports: 12-2 Belmont Baseball Face Tough Final Six Games

Photo: Noah Riley at the plate. After hitting a temporary speed bump (two losses in three games last week) on its record-setting winning clip, Belmont High School’s Nine will face a tough final stretch of games as the Marauders attempt to take the Middlesex League pennant at the same time securing a high playoff seed. […]

Sports Update: Softball Earns Big Win, Baseball Rolls Along

Photo: Senior Bryan Goodwin driving in a run vs. Winchester. After a rough start, Belmont High Softball got off the snide and earned a 9-4 home victory over Winchester High at the Concord Avenue Field on Friday, April 28. The girls are now sporting a 1-4 record but with progress coming on a daily basis […]

King Of Ks: Belmont High Southpaw Sets Strikeout Record [VIDEO]

Photo: The Belmont High battery of junior Nate Espelin (right) and senior Cal Christofori that set a school strikeout record.  “Nothing special.”  That’s how Belmont High junior southpaw pitcher Nate Espelin described his day on the mound last week, Wednesday, April 19, against an undefeated Wilmington High Wildcats.  Coming off a no-decision in his first start […]

Crowley’s Opening Day Walk Off Double Sparks Belmont Baseball’s 3-0 Start

Photo: Dennis Crowley (right) celebrating his walk-off double which won the season opener for Belmont. After spending the entire baseball season opener on the bench, Belmont High School Junior Dennis Crowley was just looking for any chance to help the team in the first game. And with a little preseason training, he felt he was ready. […]

Sports: Belmont Baseball Ran Off By Danvers in Playoffs

Photo: “Crossing the line” Cole Bartels. Belmont High’s Senior Cole Bartels’ final pitch of his high school career was a fastball that overpowered the batter, forcing a lazy infield pop-up for the third out of the fifth inning. It was appropriate that one of the most dominating pitchers in school history – and that includes […]

Sports: Belmont Baseball Wins In Extras Over Beverly, #1 Danvers Monday

Photo: Cal Christofori. Resiliency – the ability to bounce back after getting punched in the gut – is a quality discovered only when tested by adversity. In sports, after an opponent’s blow has turned the tables on the game, some teams will fall apart. But others show that ability to return to the fight with […]

Snubbed By MIAA, Belmont On Road Against Familiar Foe Thursday in Playoff Opener

Photo: Cole Bartels is on the mound today. The bunting and flags are still on the fences and poles of Brendan Grant Field in Belmont. “Leave them up,” Belmont High School Baseball Head Coach Jim Brown told the facilities department a day after the end of the regular season this past weekend.  With a 14-6 […]