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: Boys’ Hockey Takes on St. John’s Prep Wednesday in Playoff’s First Round

Photo: Belmont ice hockey Belmont High Boys’ Ice Hockey knew they were heading to the Division 1 North playoffs for the past fortnight. But like every other team in the same pool, the team needed to wait until late Monday night – only after a pair of games to determine the final teams entering the […]

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 […]

Giorgio, Quirk Named Boosters BHS Student-Athlete for January

 Photo: Jess Giorgio and Kevin Quirk. Senior Kevin Quirk (Boys’ Ice Hockey) and sophomore Jess Giorgio (Girls’ Basketball) are the recipients of the Belmont Boosters BHS Student-Athlete-of-the-Month award for January.  Sponsored by the Boosters and in coordination, with the Belmont High School Athletic Department, each month a pair of varsity athletes are selected by an independent […]

Opinion: Time Is Now For Sleep To Be A Priority For High School Students

Photo: Bedtime.  (Editor: On Feb. 7, the Belmont School Committee heard a presentation from the chair of the Belmont Start School Later campaign, Jessica Olans Hausman, and from School Committee member Andrea Prestwich requesting a task force be formed to consider a later beginning of the school day for Belmont High School students. Hausman presented […]

Sports: Belmont Girls’ Hoops Swamp Watertown, 40-22, in Defensive Tour de Force [VIDEO]

Photo: Belmont’s Alexia Sabatino (Center #5) on defense against Watertown. Since her freshman season when she took over the role of on-court leader, Carly Christofori has had to walk away five times on the losing end of a game against archrivals Watertown. In each of the previous two seasons, great playoff runs by the Marauders […]

Starting High School Later Measure At School Committee Tuesday

Photo: More zzzzzzzs for high schoolers. The group pushing for a later starting time for Belmont High School students will present a petition and a formal request to the School Committee at its meeting Tuesday, Feb. 7 to begin steps that will result in high schoolers getting more sleep. Start School Later Belmont will ask […]

Sports: Girls’ Basketball Playoff Bound After Dunking SpyPonders, 42-26

Photo: Sophomore Jane Mahon heading to the basket at Arlington. (Credit: Pete Giorgio)  Unlike last season, Belmont High Girls’ Basketball did not wait ’til the last minute to punch their ticket to the playoffs. This year, they got there early, securing its tenth win in only 12 games as the Marauders had to survive what […]