Sports: Belmont Girls Hoopsters Go Out Fighting Losing Playoff Semis to AC

Photo: After the game. With less than two minutes remaining in its electric semifinal slugfest against Arlington Catholic, the Belmont High Girls’ Basketball squad was facing a 10-point deficit, 45-35, that had been building since the start of the final quarter. Arlington Catholic’s tight, man-to-man defense stymied Belmont’s offense for most of the quarter leaving […]

Championship Bound: Belmont Upsets Arlington Catholic for Spot in Sectional Finals

Photo: Samari Winklaar (center) after the team’s victory vs. Arlington Catholic. (photo by Kenneth Leinbach) With just seconds left in the third quarter and Belmont with a tenuous three-point lead over favorite Arlington Catholic, Belmont High’s senior co-captain Samari Winklaar wasn’t thinking about playing it safe and holding onto the ball near the right corner of […]

Time Change: Belmont/Arlington Catholic Sectional Semis at 5:30 PM Tuesday

Photo: Belmont High Girls’ Basketball team. Tipoff for today’s Division 2 North sectional semifinals Tuesday, March 8, between Belmont High and Arlington Catholic, has been moved up to 5:30 p.m. from 7 p.m.  The matchup between the 10th-ranked Marauders (13-9) and the 3rd-seed (19-3) Cougars will take place at Billerica High School. Belmont is the third […]

Sports: Volleyball’s Historic Journey Ends at 6-Foot, 2-Inch Roadblock

Belmont High School’s Volleyball historic journey ended Tuesday night, Nov. 4 when it ran into a six-foot, two-inch roadblock stationed in the middle of the Arlington Catholic High School court. The big obstacle Belmont faced was Cougar’s middle blocker “Demi” Fogarty, who did not just possess killer skills in a 72-inch frame but was accompanied by […]