Boys’ Hoops Playoff Bound Thanks To Hitting Threes; Girls’ Back To Winning Ways

Photo: Danny Yardemain driving to the hoop against Winchester. When Belmont High Basketball Head Coach Adam Pritchard heard his team threw in 13 three-pointers in its 79-73 home victory Friday, Feb. 9  against 13-win Winchester High, the long-time leader of the Marauders responded: “That few?” “I’m not kidding when I think we can score more […]

Sports: Girls’, Boys’ Hoops Take Measure of Tanners, Home and Away

Photo: Jenny Call (21) and Carly Christofori (12) turn on the ball during Belmont’s game with Woburn. They weren’t games you’d write home about but two wins are two wins as both Belmont basketball teams took the measure of Woburn in a pair of important early-season contests. Bench Comes Up Big In Belmont Girls’ Come-From-Behind […]

Sports: Final Quarter Fall Off Ends Playoffs For Belmont Boys Hoops

Photo: Point guards Classical’s Jaylen Johnson and Belmont’s Danny Yardemian. For the first three-quarters of its sectional quarterfinals match with favorite Lynn Classical, Belmont High School’s Boys’ Basketball were not just holding their own against the Rams, they were taking the measure of their hosts. During the Saturday afternoon matinee, on March 4, the 6th-seeded […]

Sports: Belmont Boys’ Basketball Wins Sectional Opener Over Chelsea

Photo: Belmont point guard Danny Yardemian. Belmont High Boys’ Basketball’s Head Coach Adam Pritchard had one piece of advice to his team in their playoff opener against Chelsea on Wednesday, March 1. “Everything is fast tonight,” Pritchard told the team early in the first quarter. A simple enough request, but it would be the core of […]

Sports: Belmont Boys’ Basketball Quietly Enters Playoffs After Cathedral Roadrace

Photo: Belmont’s Daniel Yardemian (center) being fouled by Cathedral’s Manny Green. Can a 16-6 team quietly enter the playoffs? Belmont High School Boys’ Basketball is doing just that, going about its business mostly under the radar as it enters the Division 2 North sectional tourney play on Wednesday, March 1 against Chelsea High School. And […]

Sports: Girl Hoopsters Top Seed In Sectionals, Boys’ In At 6th

Photo: Game against Melrose two months ago. The Belmont High Girls’ Basketball team has secured the coveted number one seed in the coming Division 2 North sectional playoffs that begin next week.  The Boys’ squad has garnered the sixth seed and a first-round home game on Wednesday, March 1 at 7 p.m. against the Chelsea High […]

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 […]

Appreciation: Belmont Girls’, Boys’ Basketball Did Themselves Proud.

Photo: Girls’ Basketball after semifinal win over Arlington Catholic. Dear Belmontonian: I write to congratulate the members and coaches of Belmont High’s Varsity Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball teams for their fine seasons and appearances in the MIAA basketball tournament. The boys’ finished a triumphant regular season as Middlesex League’s Liberty Division champions earning a first-round […]

Sports: Belmont Boys’ Hoops Exit Playoffs Early by Youthful Brighton Squad

Photo: Charge, Brighton. Belmont High Boys’ Basketball Head Coach Adam Pritchard looked like the world had just settled on his shoulders after his Marauders was knocked out of the MIAA Division 2 North Sectional playoffs Tuesday night, March 1. Pritchard’s senior-laden team had just fallen victim in the first round match-up to a young, physical […]

Sports: Boys’ Hoops Host Tough Brighton in Playoff Opener Tuesday

Photo: Brighton winning the 2015 City Championship. Belmont High School Boys’ Basketball will host a tough young Brighton High Bengals squad in the first round of the MIAA Division 2 North sectionals on Tuesday, March 1 at 7 p.m. at the Wenner. Brighton (13-8) has been a Boston powerhouse program since head coach Hugh Coleman […]