Belmont High Field Hockey Rains Over Wilmington In Opener, 3-2

Photo: Belmont High (from left) Sajni Sheth-Voss. Mia Mueller, goalie Julia Herlihy, Layne Doherty and Willa Samg defending a penalty corner.) Despite the visit of a steady shower, Belmont High School Field Hockey’s opening night of the 2021 season would not be dampened as the Marauders prevailed over the Wilmington High Wildcats, 3-2, on the […]

Public Access To HS Athletic Fields Restricted Beginning Sept. 21

Photo: Harris Field in Belmont Beginning Monday, Sept. 21, access to the Belmont High School Athletic Complex located on Concord Avenue – which includes Harris Field, the track and the fields west of the “Skip” Viglirolo ice skating rink – will be limited to Belmont High School Fall athletic teams and school authorized personnel during Belmont High […]

Report: Turf Bests Grass For High School Field; See Why At Public Meeting Wed., Aug. 21

Photo: A close up of the artificial turf at Harris Field. A comprehensive “fact-based” report by a member of the Belmont Middle and High School Building Committee recommends the group move forward with the construct of a new artificial turf ground known as the “Rugby Field” adjacent to the Wenner Field House. The study’s conclusions […]

After Nearly Two Decades, Harris Field About To Be Media Savvy

Photo: The pre-hoisted press box at Harris Field in Belmont. The red single-room structure on a trailer placed hard by the entrance of the Skip Viglirolo Skating Rink looks like one of the popular “tiny” houses that have become all the rage across the country. But the corrugated steel box with a door and a row […]

Never Give Up: New Harris Field Press Box A Statement In Perseverance

Photo: Belmont will soon have a press box at Harris Field: (from left) Jim Williams, Bill Webster, Bob McLaughlin, Rick Jones, Mark Paolillo and Sami Baghdady. At Monday’s Board of Selectmen’s meeting, Dec. 12, Bob McLaughlin told the old chestnut of Winston Churchill speaking to graduates at a college commencement after WWII. “He told them […]

Sporting Moves: Belmont Savings Assists Press Box, Boosters ‘B’ Drives

Photo: What a new press box will look like in the fall of 2017. In less than a week, Belmont’s most prominent business has scored big with the town’s high school athletic program. On Monday, Nov. 7, the Belmont Savings Bank Foundation announced a $15,000 donation to complete the fundraising effort to build a new, […]

After Half Century Wait, Chenery Football Returns to Harris Field

They ranged from six-footers to those challenged to break five feet; ones who run like the wind and others who still have the looping strides of a kid in the playground. But each member of the Chenery Middle School Football team who took Harris Field at Belmont High School were making history on Friday, Oct. […]

Harris Field ‘On Schedule’ for Mid-August Return

Belmont High School Athletic Director Jim Davis’ list of things to do this summer has one item that is underlined with a series of stars next to it. ★ Harris Field Renovation!! ★ In the past two weeks since work began on Belmont High’s field and track adjacent to the Skip Viglirolo Skating Rink and the […]

Belmont High’s Harris Field Closed Until August

Belmont High School’s Harris Field and its running track at the Concord Avenue Athletic Complex, a favorite destination in Belmont for youth teams, runners and for pickup games, are now officially “closed” for long-anticipated renovations beginning today, Monday, June 16, according to Judi Carmody, business manager of the Belmont Department of Public Works.  The work is […]

Harris Field Resurfacing Starts on June 16

It’s official: Belmont High School’s Harris Field and the running tack at the Concord Avenue Athletic Complex will be closed for its long anticipated renovations beginning on Monday, June 16, according to Judi Carmody, business manager of the Belmont Department of Public Works.  The work is expected to last until Aug. 15, a week before the […]