Thanksgiving Day Football: The Hype [VIDEO]

Photo:Waiting for the game. It is less than a week before the annual Thanksgiving Day Football game between Belmont and Watertown high schools next Thursday, Nov. 24 at 10 a.m. at Belmont’s Harris Field. Nearing its centennial – the game was first played in 1920 – the yearly clash of neighboring students has had many […]

Sports: Belmont Field Hockey Plays Up To Watertown; And A Goal To Boot

Photo: Belmont goal was the first against a Watertown team in more than a year. When the final horn sounded to mark the end of the Belmont/Watertown annual field hockey tussle, you’d be hard pressed to tell which side won.  The visiting Marauders surrounded junior goalie Chrissy McLeod and came off Victory Field smiling and […]

Sports: Christofori Steps In To Put Belmont Baseball Back On Winning Ways

Photo: Another unearned run in the second for Belmont. After losing its first two games of the season in the past week, and with upstart Watertown breathing down its neck midway through its game on a blustery Monday afternoon, May 9, Belmont High School Baseball Head Coach Jim Brown was wondering who could spark the […]

Sports: Belmont Girls’ Hoop Dreams End to Watertown in Sectional Finals

Photo: Belmont players listening to Head Coach Melissa Hart as Watertown receives the Sectional trophy.   The hoop dreams of Belmont High School Girls’ Basketball team came to an end at 8:37 p.m. on Saturday, March 12, as the final buzzer ended a brilliant two-week run of upsets and spirited play as arch rivals Watertown […]

Marauders Sets Sight on North Championship vs Rival Watertown

Photo: Head Coach Melissa Hart at practice. During a short break at Thursday’s practice, Belmont High Girls’ Basketball Head Coach Melissa Hart points to a team title banner high on the wall of the Wenner Field House, as her team searched for the last time the girls won a sectional championship. “State Championship Girls Soccer” the […]

Sports: Upset-Minded Belmont Football Falls to Final Minute Watertown FG, 24-22

Photo: Belmont RB Ben Jones runs through a wide opening in the line to score late in the fourth quarter against Watertown. In what will be remembered as an epic Thanksgiving Day clash, Belmont’s bid for a memorable upset of arch rivals and host Watertown was derailed by the foot of sophomore Conor Kennelly as […]

Sports: Belmont Field Hockey Forces Watertown to Work for 150

Photo: Belmont’s stellar defense against Watertown. Belmont High Field Hockey made Watertown work hard for this one. The match played in Belmont Thursday night, Oct. 8, didn’t follow the oh-so-typical Watertown script in which the six-time consecutive Division 2 state champions score countless goals minutes after the opening whistle before handing the game off to […]

Belmont Girls’ Hoops Goes Out Fighting, 49-40, in Sectional Semis to Watertown

Photo: Senior Elena Bragg stares at the court after Belmont lost in the sectional semifinals to Watertown on Wednesday, March 4.  They working themselves to exhaustion, physically and mentally, on that basketball court in Malden. The Belmont High School Girls’ Basketball team wanted this game against its arch-rivals, knowing to a player they were capable […]

Sports: Boys’ Basketball Drains Watertown in Opener, 66-49

Photo: Belmont’s senior swingman Seth Altman driving for two of his 12 points in the season opener with Watertown. At the end of the first quarter, the score in the opening game of the 2014-15 Belmont High Boys’ basketball season: Watertown, 16; Adam Kleckner, 8. Without the talented senior center and co-captain playing is “A” game in the […]

Belmont Baseball, Softball Sweep Watertown in League Openers

The wind was howling out of the northwest Wednesday, April 9; it was not a day that a home run was going to decide the games at the softball and at Brendan Grant Field at Belmont High School as the school’s softball and baseball teams got their Middlesex League seasons underway against arch rivals Watertown […]