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HWRHS Gymnastics: the best team you’ve never heard of

HWRHS Gymnastics:  the best team you’ve never heard of

Vivienne Willett, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019


Filed under Sports

When you think of winter sports you think of basketball, hockey, and maybe even swimming. But no one thinks about gymnastics. Hamilton-Wenham combines with Manchester-Essex to form a successful gymnastics team. They practice and hold home meets at Iron Rail Gymnastics Academy in Wenham. Over the pas...

Athlete-of-the-Week: Mr. Maher

Athlete-of-the-Week:  Mr. Maher

Niall Merrett, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under News, Sports, Student Athlete of The Week

This week's Athlete-of-the-Week is teacher Mr. Maher. More than just a math teacher, Mr.Maher excels on the tennis and basketball courts. The reason he is the athlete-of-the-Week is because of his dominant victory of the HWRHS Annual Ping Pong Tournament.   @maherhdub takes game 2! #HWRHS...

What they have in athleticism, we have in heart: a tale of teamwork, resilience, and basketball.

What they have in athleticism, we have in heart: a tale of teamwork, resilience, and basketball.

Brendan Callahan, Editor-In-Chief/Graphic Designer

March 20, 2019


Filed under New, Sports, Student Life

It’s the end of the fourth quarter, and the opposing team’s fan section has finally quieted. What was a palpable tension merely minutes before has now evolved into a sense of pride and joy—the Generals boys varsity basketball team has secured a lead with not enough time left on the clock for the opposing team to catch...

Generals hit the rink for second playoff game on Saturday, 3/2

Generals hit the rink for second playoff game on Saturday, 3/2

Niall Merrett, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Updates

The Generals boys hockey team, after their win against Latin Academy, will advance to the Quarter Final Round where they face Lowell on Saturday, March 2nd at 6:30 PM at Chelmsford Forum, which is located at 2 Brick Kiln Road in North Billerica, MA. Plan to arrive early to the rink and ticket prices...

Varsity basketball on the road in second playoff game after win against Triton

Varsity basketball on the road in second playoff game after win against Triton

Adam Blanchard, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Updates

The Generals boys basketball team have been on a roll lately with a strong 13-8 record for the season. In their tear they have defeated many teams most recently being Triton, who they defeated in a respectable 56-53  victory at home on Monday. This match secured their win in the First Round of the ...

Sports writing contest

Sports writing contest

Adam Blanchard and Niall Merrett

February 13, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

  The Sports Museum is having the 15th Annual Will McDonough Writing Contest. Students in grades 4 through 12 are encouraged to apply. The contest is held in the honor of the late Will McDonough who was a famous sports writer for the Boston Globe. The possible essay topics are the following; ...

Their hearts are in the game — 2019 varsity basketball senior night

Their hearts are in the game — 2019 varsity basketball senior night

Brendan Callahan and Emme Whitehead

February 12, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Updates

February 14th, 2019 — While others may be celebrating Valentine's Day in a more conventional way, the boy's varsity basketball team will be pouring their hearts out on the court. Hamilton-Wenham is hosting Senior Night in the gymnasium at 6:30 pm this Thursday. The Generals will be playing Georgeto...

Buy roses to support generals volleyball

Buy roses to support generals volleyball

Lisette Leonard, Vivienne Willett, Brigitte Worstell

February 12, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

Do you need a last minute Valentine’s Day present for that special someone? The volleyball team is selling bouquets of long stem red roses from Currans Florist again this year. They will be handing them out on Valentine’s Day to those who purchased the roses. This money will go to supporting the...

A passion for learning… and sports

Shannon O'Toole

January 20, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports

Did you know many teachers in our school play sports? Mr. Menegoni has played basketball since he was three years old and continues to coach his kids’ teams, just like his father. He is no longer able to play basketball but enjoys running to clear his mind and stay healthy. You may know Mr. Hayden as ...

A turf war

Shannon O'Toole

January 18, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Sports

As you visit towns across the North Shore, athletic field quality may not be the first thought on your mind. However, as a year round athlete it’s on mine. If perchance you happen across a perfectly kept field, it is most likely synthetic grass. Almost every athlete is aware of the debate between ...

Hamilton-Wenham Swim competes against Manchester-Essex

Hamilton-Wenham Swim competes against Manchester-Essex

Erica Luo, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019


Filed under Photos, Sports

Sterling YMCA, Beverly—The Hamilton-Wenham Swim Team swam against Manchester-Essex on January 15th at the Sterling YMCA. The Girls team lost 70-96 and the Boys also lost 40-90. The Girls’ record is currently 4-2-0 and the Boys’ record is 1-5-0.

All Out of Luck

All Out of Luck

Luke O’Donnell, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019


Filed under Sports

  “Celtics timeout… Warriors up by one with three seconds to go… The Celtics are looking for Kyrie… Kyrie in the corner! Takes it… MAKES IT. The Celtics are your 2019 NBA Champions, completing the 3-2 comeback on the road.” This is what is going to happen when June rolls aroun...

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