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Reaching for the long shot

Reaching for the long shot

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
December 9
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Over the course of growing up, people often hear that hard work pays off in the long run. For a senior at Biddeford High School, the hard work on the field definitely payed off in a large way. Senior Matt Brady committed to the University of Connecticut on December 2, 2016. This Division 1 school gave Brad...

Scoring into college

Scoring into college

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
October 3
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Some students play sports to pass time through their high school career. However, some students play sports because it’s their passion, pursuing their athletic dreams in a college setting. Many people dread applying to college. However, students from Biddeford found their way into college throug...

Stay hungry, stay humble

Stay hungry, stay humble

Taylor Turgeon, Staff Writer
May 25
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“Anton Stralman tries to keep this play alive, but look at the support from Brian Dumoulin, who wins the footrace on Brian Boyle. Second chance opportunity, and the Penguins lead one to nothing.” At 6’4” and 207 lbs, 24-year-old defenseman and Biddeford-native Brian Dumoulin holds the blue line f...

Winning begins when nobody’s watching

Winning begins when nobody’s watching

Evan Paquette, Staff Writer
April 11
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The American Athletic Union (AAU) and dozens of other leagues host youth competitors and have them square up against the nation’s highest competition. Some high school athletes choose these travel athletics over traditional high school sports.        As the balance between sports and school ca...

BHS track teams to host home meets

BHS track teams to host home meets

Alex Keely, Staff Writer
March 22
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After two seasons without a home meet, BHS Track & Field will host three home meets because of $10,000 in new equipment and renovations for the 2016 season. For two years in a row, the BHS outdoor track teams have been unable to host home meets because of not having enough equipment that met track...

Decisions, decisions

Decisions, decisions

Lydia Gordon, Staff Writer
March 6
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

A job in school administration is stressful and demanding, waking up earlier than the sun and tying a tie that doesn’t come off until 11 o’clock on some nights is a lifestyle some people would take displeasure to. Along with long hours came tough decisions and Biddeford High School’s very own...

Moody wins Gatorade player of the year award

Moody wins Gatorade player of the year award

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer
January 29
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Established in 1985, the Gatorade Player of the Year award focuses on high school athletes’ academic and athletic performances, as well as their honorable characters. Senior Jocelyn Moody won the Gatorade Player of the year after being nominated two years in a row. For Moody, she has wanted an...

Student takes on a different kind of sport

Student takes on a different kind of sport

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
December 9
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

It’s no secret that sports are popular at Biddeford High School, however, one student in particular takes on a whole new perspective in his athletic life. Taking up rock-climbing, junior Conlon Kane loves putting himself through hard work to experience the accomplishment of fighting through a climb...

BHS peaks interest in hiking

BHS peaks interest in hiking

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer
November 10
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Madeline Goulet climbed on her hands and feet among the steep rocks for a at least a mile, not looking around at the scenery, just focusing because one wrong move and she could be done for; at last she finished the long stretch at Knife’s Edge on Mt. Katahdin. BHS students and teachers find that...

Athlete Of The Week- Trevor Jordan

Athlete Of The Week- Trevor Jordan

Hailey Woodman, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports, Sports Showcase

What made you decide to do XC in high school? "I decided to do cross country because I started to run on my own time during the summer of my sophomore year and I decided that I enjoyed. So I joined the team and really liked racing competitively." What has made you so successful in XC this season? ...

Tigers lose hard fought battle against the Leavitt Hornets 40-27

Tigers lose hard fought battle against the Leavitt Hornets 40-27

Alex Keely, Sports Editor
October 26
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Senior Captain Levi Craig lead the Leavitt Hornets with three TD passes on the night as the Hornets beat the Tigers in heartbreak fashion. Leavitt scored big on all of its scoring plays Friday night ending a chance for a Biddeford win on senior night. Biddeford Coach Brian Curit, gives all the credi...

Tigers lose 3-0 against Thornton Academy

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer
October 24
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The Tigers put up a great fight throughout the entire game, but playing the game without two key players slowed their momentum. With TA’s 1-0 lead in the first half, the tigers tried their best to pull through against one of the strongest competitors this season according to senior Erin Martin. “We...

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