After Nightmare Start, Belmont Football Freeze Outs Watertown, 33-20, On Turkey Day

Photo: Belmont’s Senior RB Kilian O’Connell finishing off the scoring in Belmont’s 33-20 victory over Watertown. After surrendering three touchdowns in the first two minutes of the 98th edition of the Turkey Day tussle with Watertown, the Belmont High football team was asked to complete a 13th Herculean task; to climb back from the nightmare start with […]

Belmont Football Just Short In First Playoff Game, 50-35; Burlington At Home Friday

Photo: Belmont senior RB Rhaki Joseph on the run. When Danvers’ Matt McCarthy intercepted Belmont’s Avery Arno’s pass and returned it 45 yards for a touchdown (McCarthy’s fourth time into the end zone) early in the third quarter to make the score 43-6 in favor of the host Falcons in the first round of the Division […]

Trout FG Gives Belmont 17-14 OT Win Over Winchester

Photo: Belmont High’s kicker Hampton Trout hits the game-winning field goal in overtime to defeat Winchester. Belmont High’s kicker Hampton Trout just hoped he would get a second opportunity to decide the game with Winchester after his 43-yard attempt sailed wide left as time ran out with the score knotted at 14. And when the […]

Watertown Airs It Out To Down Belmont, 35-16, in 97th Thanksgiving Game

Photo: Belmont senior Will Ellet defended by Watertown’s John Korte. (photo by Ian Findlay) The formula Watertown High Raiders used Thanksgiving morning to get by crosstown rival Belmont in the annual Turkey Day contest was relatively simple: find wide receiver John Korte and throw it to him. And that tactic worked as the tall senior […]

Belmont Football Ends Frustration Running By Cambridge, 28-21

Photo: Tyler Reynolds on his game-winning TD run vs. Cambridge. Seven weeks of frustration for Belmont High Football came to an end on a last minute 40-yard touchdown dash by senior running back Tyler Reynolds gave the Marauders a 28-21 victory over host Cambridge Rindge and Latin School on Friday night, Oct. 27. Reynold’s sprint – sprung […]

After Loss in League Opener, Belmont Football Readies for Reading Thursday

Photo: The Belmont defensive line. Belmont High School Football Head Coach Yann Kumin will be looking for the offensive line to spring the running game as the Marauders play host to the Reading High Rockets on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. The game was pushed up a day from the traditional Friday Night start […]

Sports: Belmont Football Edged In Home Opener, 20-14, by Framingham

Photo: Belmont’s fullback Adam Deese leads running back Tyler Reynolds late in Friday’s game vs. Framingham. Last Friday night’s home opener for Belmont High football squad had all the appearance of the last second, nail-biting victory for the Marauders.  With 11 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter in a 20-14 game, Belmont had driven nearly 90 […]

Thanksgiving Day Football: The Hype [VIDEO]

Photo:Waiting for the game. It is less than a week before the annual Thanksgiving Day Football game between Belmont and Watertown high schools next Thursday, Nov. 24 at 10 a.m. at Belmont’s Harris Field. Nearing its centennial – the game was first played in 1920 – the yearly clash of neighboring students has had many […]

Sports: Belmont’s Comeback Victory Over Winchester Brings Playoffs Closer

Photo: Belmont senior Dylan Ferdinand intercepts Winchester pass that led to Belmont winning TD.  Senior Running Back Ben Jones’ third touchdown with 19 seconds remaining proved the margin of victory as Belmont High School scored 21 second half points to defeat visiting Winchester High (2-4) Sachems, 28-21, under the Friday night lights, Oct. 14, and […]

Football: Belmont Stands Up To Reading In Friday Night Battle

Photo:  There was no “moral” victory Friday night in Reading, said Belmont Head Coach Yann Kumin after Marauders’ hard-fought, defeat at the hands of last year’s Super Bowl finalist, 47-21, “We played a hard-fought game, and we’re excited about it. But we live in the real world, and there are no moral victories, we believe […]