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Athlete of the Week- Alex Millet

Athlete of the Week- Alex Millet

Alex Keely, Sports Editor
October 22
Filed under Athlete of the Week, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

What made you decide to play soccer in high school? “I played it in middle school and kept with it for its fast paced play and intensity.” What experiences do you have with soccer in general? “I played through all of the years since I was 5 but, most memorably for me were my high schoo...

BHS Golf Finishes Just Shy of States

BHS Golf Finishes Just Shy of States

Alex Keely, Sports Editor
October 16
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

One BHS sport quietly finished the fall sport’s season with an incredible record and a player representing the team at the state individual tournament. The BHS Varsity Golf team finished its regular season schedule with nine wins and one loss. Head Coach Guy Gagnon considers this year’s team to...

Athlete of the week – Jason Vadnais

Athlete of the week – Jason Vadnais

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer
October 14
Filed under Athlete of the Week, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Why did you decide to start playing? “I did football for like the first week, [of football practice] but i just didn’t like playing and my pepere played golf so I just decided to play golf.” How long have you been playing golf? “Since freshman year.” What do you think you would ...

Athlete of the Week- Lucas Rhoy

Athlete of the Week- Lucas Rhoy

Hailey Woodman, Staff Writer
October 6
Filed under Athlete of the Week, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Why did you decide to start playing football? “I decided to start playing football because my dad said I should try it.” How long have you been playing? “I have been playing for about eight years.” What do you think you’d be doing if you didn’t play? “Maybe playing soccer” ...

BHS swim team washed out

BHS swim team washed out

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer
October 2
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

When autumn turns to winter, one of Biddeford High School’s winter sports will no longer take place in their own program. The BHS Varsity Swim and Dive Team will not compete as their own team this year due to the lack of students participating in the program. Swim and Dive Team members, like senior Owe...

Athlete of the Week- Riley Mcneil

Athlete of the Week- Riley Mcneil

Alex Keely, Sports Editor
September 28
Filed under Athlete of the Week, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

What made you switch from soccer to cross country? “I switched from soccer to cross country because I wanted to get more experience with long distance running, and so I'll be in good shape for indoor track.” What experience do you having with cross country or running in general? “I don't have mu...

Tigers Win 28-13 Over Westbrook

Tigers Win 28-13 Over Westbrook

Alex Keely, Sports Editor
September 28
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Captain Lucas Rhoy lead the Tigers to victory with three TDs in the 28-13 victory Friday Night at Waterhouse field. Rhoy scored his three TDs in the first, second, and third quarters. He rushed for 259 yards on 30 carries as Biddeford came away with the win, evening their record in the standings (2-2). “I...

Milestone 100th victory for Curit

Hailey Woodman, Staff Writer
September 28
Filed under Features, Sports, Sports Showcase

The head football coach reached a coaching milestone of winning one hundred games with a 35-0 victory over the Knights of Noble High school Friday, September 11. Social Science teacher, Brian Curit has been a coach for as long as most athletes can remember, his first season beginning in 1990 as...

Athlete of the Week – Grace Martin

Athlete of the Week – Grace Martin

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer
September 22
Filed under Athlete of the Week, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

Why did you decide to start playing volleyball this year? “I wasn’t gonna play volleyball in the summer because I wanted to be prepared for basketball and fall ball.  My parents pushed me to play volleyball and I love it, it’s really really fun. I’m glad I decided to play.” How much...

BHS having trouble hosting track meets

BHS having trouble hosting track meets

Kenneth Reyes, Co-sports Editor
May 15
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

A crowd behind their back and parents gleefully watching as their kids set all sorts of records is not a luxury that the BHS Outdoor Track Team gets to casually enjoy. With unsafe conditions, a run-down field, and the lack of necessary hurdles, the BHS Outdoor Track team isn’t able to host meets...

March Madness reaches BHS

March Madness reaches BHS

Nick Scavuzzo, Staff Writer
April 9
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Whenever the month of March is brought into conversation, you think winter, St. Patricks day, and most of all, the mens National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball tournament. The iconic trend of filling out a bracket, choosing who you think will win each game from the preliminary round to...

Loyalty to lifting

Loyalty to lifting

Tyler Pierpont, Staff Writer
April 8
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

To lift or not to lift is not the question, for some, lifting is the only answer. Students find that answer in the newly modernized weight room. When assistant football coach, Todd Turgeon came to the BHS in 1991, the weight room was extremely different. “We’ve gone from going underneath...

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