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 […]

CORRECTION: Belmont High Principal Richards Leaving

Photo: Dan Richards. Editor’s note: While Mr. Richards is leaving Belmont High School, he is not leaving to become principal of Newburyport High School as previously noted in the headline and in the first paragraph of the original story. The Belmontonian regrets the error in content. Long-time Belmont educator Dan Richards will be stepping down […]

Last Second 3 Gives Woburn The ‘W’ Over Belmont Girls’ Hoops, 58-55; Boys’ Wallop Tanners

Photo: Belmont’s Meghan Tan scoring and being fouled in the game vs. Woburn.  Woburn High senior forward Kelsey Qualey hit an uncontested three-point shot with eight seconds remaining to negate a final minute 10-0 run by Belmont High to beat the Marauders, 58-55, in a barnburner on Friday, Feb. 2 in Woburn. Qualey’s trey, her only […]

Belmont High Principal A Finalist To Lead Newburyport High

Photo: Dan Richards. Belmont High School Principal Daniel Richards is one of two finalists to become principal of Newburyport High School, having interviewed with the school’s staff and parents this past Thursday, Jan. 25.  The other finalist is Andrew Wulf, the administrator of teaching and learning in the Salem public schools. The next principal of the […]

Krafian Named ‘Outstanding Performer’ At State Invitational Track Meet

Photo: Belmont’s Anoush Krafian. When Anoush Krafian runs or jumps, you can bet that most athletes are trying in vain to catch her.  At the annual Massachusetts State Track Coaches Association Boys and Girls Invitational for Big Schools held Sunday, Jan. 28 at Boston’s Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center, Krafian stole the show by […]

Belmont Girls’ Basketball Playoff Bound As It Heads Into Tough Away Games

Photo: Belmont freshman point guard “Kiki” Christofori driving vs. Watertown. The Belmont High Girls’ Basketball team is playoff bound after defeating its arch rivals, Watertown High, 67-24, on Friday, Jan. 26 at the Wenner Field House. Belmont (11-1) reached the 10-win postseason benchmark in its 11th game, the quickest the program has clinched a spot in […]

League Champs! Belmont Boys’ Swimming Takes Middlesex Season Title, First In Two Decades

Photo: The 2017-18 Belmont High Boys’ Swim team, Middlesex League champions. “How about those Marauders!” shouted senior captain Will Findlay as his teammates cheered in response, as the team celebrated winning the Middlesex League regular season championship for the first time since 1998 after defeating the coop team of Watertown/Arlington high schools, 87-78, in the […]

New Belmont High School Debt Vote Set For Nov. 6 After Meeting OKs Design, 7-12 School

Photo: Belmont High School Building Committee Chair William Lovallo. The future of a new Belmont High School will be decided on Tuesday, Nov. 6 when residents vote whether to authorize a debt exclusion for more than $200 million for a new high school, according to the head of the committee shepherding the project from concept to […]

Sports: Girls’ Hoops Readies For Long Road Trip With Win Over SpyPonders

Photo: Meghan Tan (with ball) driving to the basket against Arlington as Jane Mahon looks on. (Credit: Pete Giorgio) In its last home game before an extended stretch away from the Wenner Field House against some of the most competitive teams it’ll face before the playoffs, Belmont High Girls’ Basketball took care of an undermanned but […]

Track Record Holders Named Boosters Athletes For December

Photo: Anoush Krafian. The Belmont Boosters named its December Athletes of the Month. The Female athlete for December is Anoush Krafian of the Girls’ Indoor Track Team. This season, senior Krafian has set the school’s record in the 55-meter hurdles in 8.41 seconds and the indoor long jump with a leap of 17-feet, 5-inches. The Male athlete […]