Yardemian Breaks 1,000 Point Mark In Win Over Arlington; Girls’ Stay Unbeaten

Photo: Danny Yardemian with his folks after scoring his 1,000’s point. It wasn’t if but when Danny Yardemian would break the 1,000 point barrier against Arlington Friday night, Jan. 11. And the 1,000th and 1,001st points came on a layup just before the half time buzzer blared as Yardemian capped off an 18 point first […]

Belmont Police Collecting Coats And Clothes For Cradles To Crayons Starting Friday

Photo: The Cradles to Crayons warehouse.  The Belmont Police Department along with the non-profit Cradles to Crayons will be holding a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service collection drive. We will be collecting new or like new warm winter essentials for children up to age 12. Items most needed are: Winter Coats: boys […]

Lyons Den: School Committee OKs Naming HS Court After Former Coach

Photo: The court at the high school is now named after Belmont resident Paul Lyons.  Belmont High School indoor teams will be playing at a “new” home as the Belmont School Committee at its meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 8 voted unanimously to name the playing surface in the Wenner Field House after Paul Lyons, the […]

Belmont Girls Hoops Beat Back Reading With Strong 4th; Boys’ Quiet Rockets Early

Photo: Maiya Bergdorf scored 7 of her 11 points in the fourth quarter. Since the beginning of the season, Belmont High Girls’ Basketball Head Coach Melissa Hart had been waiting for her team to face a “tough” contest. “I want to see just how good we really are,” she said. Hart got her wish granted on […]

Campaign To Name HS Basketball Court After Legendary Coach Lyons

Photo: Paul Lyons at a recent Belmont High hockey game. For David Ramsey, the proposal he and his colleague Ralph Jones are promoting “is a layup to me.” Officials with the Marauder Basketball Association, Ramsey and  Jones believe it’s time for the town to honor one of its great coaches and residents, former Belmont High […]

Top 10 Belmont Boys’, Girls’ Hoopsters Off On Tournament Tour

Photo: Belmont’s Jess Giorgio in the paint. After starting their seasons with four relatively easy wins and each finding a place in the top 10 of the Boston Globe’s Top 20 Poll, Belmont’s Boys (ranked 10th) and Girls (number 9) Basketball teams will be finding a tougher crowd during the holiday recess as both heads […]

Boys’ Hoops Set For Boston Garden Party Vs Algonquin Reg.; Sunday, Jan. 6 At 5 PM

Photo: The poster for the invitational. Belmont High Boys’ Hoops will be heading for a garden party on Sunday, Jan. 6 at 5 p.m. as the Marauders battles the Tomahawks of Algonquin Regional on the parquet floor of TD Boston Garden as part of the annual Good Sports TD Garden Invitational. Seeing the local team […]

Drillin’ for … Thermals As 7-12 School Project Gets Underway

Photo: They’re drillin’ on the rugby field, lookin’ for geothermal heat. It could have been mistaken for an oil derrick drillin’ for Texas Tea (1960s cultural reference) a few meters from the track at Harris Field adjacent Concord Avenue. But what the team was boring 500 feet into the earth since Dec. 12 was to […]

Guden’s 5 Point Night Secures Home Opener Win For Belmont Girls’ Hockey, 5-2, Over Medford

Photo: Belmont’s Katie Guden scoring her third and game-winning goal. The first half of Belmont High Girls’ Ice Hockey home opener at the “Skip” on Thursday night, Dec. 13 was all Medford High as the Mustangs held a 2-0 lead and were peppering the Marauders’ goal with scoring opportunities galore. The second half was all […]

Belmont Girls Hoops Clamps Down On Wilmington In Opener, 62-35

Photo: Belmont’s sophomore center Emma McDevitt driving to the basket against Wilmington. Belmont High Girls’ Basketball’s trademark smothering team defense was on display as the Marauders held Wilmington to 11 first half point to win going away, 62-35, in the season opener held at the Wenner Field House on Tuesday, Dec. 11.  We’re still trying […]