Sports: Belmont Baseball Ran Off By Danvers in Playoffs

Photo: “Crossing the line” Cole Bartels. Belmont High’s Senior Cole Bartels’ final pitch of his high school career was a fastball that overpowered the batter, forcing a lazy infield pop-up for the third out of the fifth inning. It was appropriate that one of the most dominating pitchers in school history – and that includes […]

Second-Half Explosion Propel Belmont Girls’ Hoops Past Danvers in Playoff Opener

A newspaper sports columnist predicted that the best opening round girl’s basketball playoff game would be between Belmont High and visiting Danvers. And the journalist’s forecast was right on … for the first half. Leading Danvers, 26-24, after the first 18 minutes, Belmont’s vaunted defense and the scoring prowess of one of its youngest players allowed the Marauders […]

A Hoop ‘Sleeper’ Set to Put Opponents to Bed in Sectionals

Photo: Melissa Hart, Belmont High Girls head coach, at practice on Monday, Feb. 24. In his preview of the MIAA state tournament, the Boston Herald’s High School Insider blogger Danny Ventura rates both the Belmont High School Boys’ and Girls’ teams as the “sleeper” teams of the MIAA Div. 2 North sectional playoffs that began Monday. After being told her […]

Sports: Volleyball Begins Playoffs at Home on Halloween Night

The Belmont High School Volleyball team hopes they’ll be the ones receiving treats rather than being tricked as the Marauders being the MIAA Div. 2 North sectional playoffs on Halloween night hosting Danvers High School at Wenner Field House. The 15-5 Marauders are seeded 7th as they take on the 10th seed Falcons at 6 p.m., Oct. 31. Coincidentally, […]