Belmont Honoring Retiring AD Jim Davis At Harris Field, Wednesday, June 2

Photo: Jim Davis, retiring Belmont High AD The Belmont School District will honor Jim Davis who is retiring as Director of Athletics & Physical Education for the Belmont Public Schools after serving the district for 19 years. The celebration will occur on Wednesday, June 2 at halftime of the Belmont vs St. John’s Prep boys’ […]

Set, Game, Match: School Committee Won’t Commit To Bring Tennis To West Of Harris Field Campus

Photo: No tennis courts West of Harris Field. William Lovallo didn’t mince words: “Respect the process.” The Chair of the Belmont Middle and High School Building Committee came to the Tuesday, May 25 meeting of the Belmont School Committee to provide context to the nearly four year give and take on returning tennis courts to […]

Belmont Schools Change Mask Policy: Outdoors Athletes Can Ditch Coverings, Indoors Masks Remain On

Photo: Athletes no longer need to wear masks playing their sports outside Effective Thursday, May 20, the Belmont Schools’ COVID-19 mask policy is being changed to follow newly announced state guidelines where students no longer have to wear masks when outdoors, even if the distance cannot be maintained, according to a joint press release from […]

Belmont AD Jim Davis To Retire

Photo: Belmont School’s Jim Davis who is retiring this year Jim Davis who has been Director of Athletics & Physical Education for the Belmont Public Schools for nearly 20 years, is retiring, according to Belmont School Superintendent John Phelan in an email on Tuesday, May 11. “After 36 wonderful years as a teacher, coach, and […]

Latest Rink Configuration OK’d By School Committee; Tennis Courts Remain A ‘?’

Photo: The scheme approved by the school committee for a new skating rink in Belmont The Belmont School Committee unanimously approved on Wednesday, May 12, the latest design scheme for a new skating/hockey rink located near the present location adjacent to Harris Field. The joint meeting with the Belmont Select Board did not address a […]

A Q Adieu: Belmont High Football Head Coach Yann Kumin Stepping Down

Photo: Coach Q Yann Kumin, who seven years ago took over a faltering football program and restored a sense of pride and a return to winning at Belmont High School, announced Tuesday, April 13 he was stepping down as head coach of the Marauders effective after the final game vs Arlington High of the shortened […]

Going Out On Top: Fred Allard Retires As Belmont High Hockey Head Coach

Photo: Fred Allard addressing his team after winning the Div. 1 North title over St. John’s (Shrewsbury). Fred Allard, who in his six years at the helm of Belmont High Boys’ Hockey rebuilt the program into a champion-caliber squad that was, in 2020, a win away from the school’s first MIAA state championship, has announced […]

COVID Ends Belmont Boys Hockey’s Chance To Be Solo Champions For A Second Time In A Year

Photo: For the second time in less than a year, the Belmont High Boys’ Ice Hockey team saw its chances of playing in a championship game cancelled as the Marauders’ Saturday, Jan. 20, match with Winchester in the first-ever Middlesex League tournament was scraped Friday night due to COVID-19 protocols. The Middlesex League has declared […]

Three Belmont Teams In Middlesex League Tournaments Starting Wednesday

Photo: Belmont teams are participating in a first-ever Middlesex League championship tournament. The regular season might be over but three Belmont teams will be playing on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of a first ever Middlesex League championship tournament. Boys’ Hockey and Girls’ Hockey and Basketball are playing in this impromptu playoff as the Middlesex League […]

Sports: Holiday Near Sweep Dampened By Season Ending Loss of Girls’ Hockey Captain

Photo: Emma O’Donovan with Belmont High Head Coach Ken Murphy Belmont High sports teams came out of the Martin Luther King Day holiday on the right foot as all four teams took away points in their reverse fixtures against Winchester on Monday, Jan. 18. But a dark cloud ascended over the day’s good results as […]