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 […]

‘Play, Music!’: 76 Belmont Student Musicians Earn Acceptance to Senior District Festival

Photo: The following announcement is from Arto Asadoorian, director of Visual & Performing Arts for the Belmont Public Schools. This past Saturday, Nov. 18, 132 students from Belmont High School traveled to North Andover High School to audition for the Massachusetts Music Educators Association (MMEA) Northeastern Senior District Festival. These students spent weeks and months preparing […]

Put Your Two Cents In: New Belmont High On-Line Survey Ends Nov. 30

Photo: Survey illustration. The Belmont High School Building Project Community Input Survey is online, and the residents behind the proposed development want to hear from you!  Share your opinions on the Belmont High School Building Project by filling out the BHSBC Survey HERE before the end of the month.  The Belmont High School Building Committee has […]

Belmont Swimmers/Divers Head to States After Claiming 4th in North Sectionals

Photo: Belmont’s 2017 senior swimmers: Alison Sawyer, Sophie Lefebvre, Olive Kozelian, Olivia Hardy, Caroline Daskalakis, Julia Cunningham, Julia Bozkurtian. (Captains: Kozelian, Daskalakis, Cunningham and Bozkurtian) A strong performance against some of the toughest Division 1 competition last Saturday has Belmont looking for a top-five finish as the Marauders head to the Division 2 state finals early Sunday […]

Belmont High Volleyball Playoff Short But With Promise for Next Year

Photo: Jane Mahon and  After securing a playoff spot on the last day of the season, Belmont High Volleyball traveled to the 15-4 Cambridge Rindge & Latin last Saturday, Nov. 3 for the Marauders first sectional game in two years. And it was a quick trip in the postseason for Belmont and their Head Coach […]

After OT Win, Belmont Field Hockey Sees Playoff Run End To Central Catholic

Photo: Junior Morgan Chase scores vs. Central Catholic. For 60 minutes on Saturday night, Nov. 4, the Belmont High Field Hockey team ran, passed and demonstrated solid stick skills that on most days would secure an easy victory for the Marauders. But that wasn’t the case on a turf field in downtown Lawrence. It just […]

Going Up? Lack Of Temp Elevator Could Fast Forward New Police Station Decision

Photo: An exterior elevator in Italy. Two months ago, the Major Capital Projects Working Group revealed a long-term plan for a new Belmont Police Headquarters located adjacent to the Water Division facility at the end of Woodland Street. Best guess for its opening? Approximately 2026-ish.   But there’s a chance the working group could recommend bringing […]

Belmont Boys’ Soccer Meets Playoff Arch-Rival Concord In Semis After Dispatching Billerica, Winchester

Photo: Belmont junior Alex Rokosz goes up for a loose ball vs. Billerica.  There is one thing about the upcoming Division 2 North Sectional semifinal matchup between Belmont and Concord-Carlisle Regional that spectators can already count on. It will be entertaining.  The game scheduled for Friday, Nov. 10 at 4 p.m. at Woburn High School have […]

Belmont Girls’ Soccer Falls 1-0 To Woburn in Playoff Opener

Photo: Senior Carey Allard at the end of the game with Woburn. Using a physical shutdown defense and capitalizing with a stylish goal on one of its two shots on net, Woburn High Girls’ Soccer upended favorites and hosts Belmont, 1-0, in the quarterfinals of the Division 2 North sectional playoffs held on a breezy, chilly Harris […]

Sports: Volleyball Back In Playoffs; Friday Night Clash At Cambridge

Photo: Back to the playoffs. A ticket to the sectional playoffs for Belmont High Volleyball came down to the proverbial “win or go home” match with Wayland on Monday, Oct. 30. Having last played in the post-season in 2014 – finishing 15-5 and reaching the quarterfinals – Marauder’s Head Coach Jen Couture said before the game […]