The General Consensus

What kind of goals do we want? A hockey fan’s take on whether the NHL should change the size of the net

Generals Goalie Finn Brophy makes a save versus Pentucket, December 30th 2019.

Leo Kagan, Staff Writer

January 2, 2020

Lately there’s been a push to make NHL nets bigger. With 5 on 5 scoring getting lower and lower, many fans are starting to look to the nets as a solution to this scoring drought that seems to be sweeping the league. Gone are the 70-plus goal seasons of the 1980s, and while players seem to be gettin...

Hitting the Slopes

High school race equipment at Sugarloaf mountain in Maine

January 2, 2020

Hamilton Wenham Regional High School offers a wide variety of athletics for the students and the activities it does not offer, often are supported through co-ops with other Schools. For example, programs such as cheer and gymnastics, which has fewer participants, combined with the program with another s...

Neck and Neck With Bedford

Generals scoring a goal against Bedford

Grace Holladay

December 6, 2019

On Sunday, November 3rd, the Hamilton-Wenham girls soccer team played against the girls' soccer team in Bedford. Throughout the whole game, the two teams were neck and neck. Near the end of the first half, Bedford scored a goal against the HW goalie, Addie Condon. But, in the second half, HW Senior K...

Grass vs Turf, (Should it Even Be a Question)

Proposed Turf Baseball Field

Luke Twomey

November 27, 2019

Several times throughout the season, the football team has found itself practicing inside because the fields can’t handle the weather. Turf fields have been discussed repeatedly for Hamilton-Wenham, but one thing is standing in the way, the price. The grass versus turf war is not new, however, i...

Cheerleading: Why It’s Considered a Varsity Sport

Cheerleaders at the Thanksgivinng Game

Grace Holladay

November 18, 2019

The place students at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School usually see cheerleaders is at football games. During these games, cheerleaders are seen shouting encouraging cheers with smiles on their faces, and performing impressive routines including high kicks, jumps, and more. However, cheerleading is ...

Male Athlete-Of-The-Week

Sarah Winch

Audrey Fusco

November 1, 2019

This week’s Male Athlete-of-the-week is senior, Tom Kain. Kain plays for the Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School Golf Team and is co-captain with Justin Trembley (Senior) and Andrew Winch (Junior). Kain has had several noteworthy moments already this season. During a match against Haverallat he...

Fourth and Goal

Fourth and Goal

Matt Dearborn

November 1, 2019

  Experience. That's what the issue appeared to be for the Generals' football team at the start of the 2019 season. With new and returning players on the field, the team’s chemistry still had a few bugs to work out.  34-7 and 41-15 losses were not the results the team was looking for. ...

Back To Square Run

Back To Square Run

Kate Riccio

November 1, 2019

On Wednesday, Oct 16, the Hamilton-Wenham Girls Cross Country Team won their meet against Ipswich 20 to 47 (like golf, the lowest score wins). This was their fifth victory of the 2019 season. Even more impressive is the fact that there have only been five meets. Anyone watching the meet may assume ...

Fall Sports 2019

Shannon O’toole

Brigitte Worstell, Staff Writer

May 30, 2019

On Tuesday, June 4th, there will be informational meetings for anyone interested in Fall Sports at HWRHS right after school.  The Athletic Department is asking all those who are interested to make every effort to attend.  In order to participate make sure your physical is updated and you pay the ent...

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

The team all posing together before a home meet. Courtesy of Abby Benack

Vivienne Willett, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019

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

Will Hogan ('19) playing ping pong

Niall Merrett, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

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...

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