Sports: Girls’, Boys’ Hoops Take Measure of Tanners, Home and Away

Photo: Jenny Call (21) and Carly Christofori (12) turn on the ball during Belmont’s game with Woburn. They weren’t games you’d write home about but two wins are two wins as both Belmont basketball teams took the measure of Woburn in a pair of important early-season contests. Bench Comes Up Big In Belmont Girls’ Come-From-Behind […]

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 […]

Birthday Girl Allard Gifts Belmont 1-0 Payback Win Over Woburn

Photo: Belmont’s Cary Allard (right) celebrating her goal as Woburn goalkeeper Kelsey Qualey (right) looking on. The adage goes it’s better to give than receive. And Belmont High Girls’ Soccer senior co-captain Cary Allard who turned 18 Saturday, Oct. 14, decided to give her teammates a gift to celebrate her birthday: a game-winning goal. Allard’s […]

Sports: Mistakes Rain on Belmont Football In Loss to Winless Woburn

Photo: The Belmont High defense in pursuit. Belmont gifted Woburn its first victory of the year with a big bow on top. On a wet, misty night, the Marauders left a season’s worth of mistakes and miscues on the field, allowing the hometown Tanners to walk off the field with the win, 10-7, under the […]

Sports: Belmont Remain Undefeated With Shutout Win Over Woburn

Photo: Belmont sophomore southpaw Nate Espeline. Break up the Marauders! After its 3-0 shutout win Monday afternoon, April 25 over Woburn behind another stellar outing from sophomore southpaw Nate Espelin (a two-hit, six strikeout workmanlike afternoon), Belmont High Baseball has been playing some of the best baseball in the state. Monday’s victory at the Grant was Belmont’s […]

Sports: Belmont Girls’ Nipped by Top-Ranked Woburn, 52-51

Photo: Belmont’s Jen Call (21) looking to pass to freshman Jess Giorgio vs. Woburn. Walking off the court after seeing her team lose for the first time this season to a top-10 (ranked 5th by ESPN Boston) Woburn High team, Belmont High Girls’ Basketball Head Coach Melissa Hart looked back and said, “I should have […]

Sports: Belmont Volleyball Stage Epic Comeback Victory, Stunning Woburn

Photo: Belmont celebrates its improbable comeback victory over Woburn. Belmont High School Volleyball’s pending loss to host Woburn High on Thursday, Oct. 15 was signed, sealed and all but delivered. Having dropped the first two sets and trailing the Tanners 21-8 in the third, it appeared the Marauders would lose their third straight game and […]

Sports: Football Losses at Home, But Gains in Stature

Photo: Belmont running back Mekhai Johnson Belmont High School Football Head Coach Yann Kuman stood before his team moments after the Marauders found themselves on the short end of an 18-15 score against the Woburn High Tanners under the Friday night lights, Oct. 2. “There’re no words to express how proud I am of this team […]

Belmont Girls’ Hoops Fall in All-Too-Predictable Fashion to Woburn, 55-41

If basketball gave victories for defensive intensity, the Belmont High School Girls’ Basketball squad would have a nearly perfect record. But the game is scored by the number of baskets made, not the ferocity in keeping balls from going through the hoop. For Belmont, its stellar defense is being left unrewarded as its offense that […]

Belmont Boys’ Basketball Back to Winning Ways After Woburn Win

Was Friday’s game against Woburn High the kairotic moment for Belmont High School Boys’ Basketball? Maybe. The 69-51 win over the Tanners at Wenner Field House highlighted a team that didn’t panic while beset with a bevy of miscues and played to its strengths – quickness and power at the post – to dominate an opponent who came […]