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Feature Story: Curtis Paradis

Feature Story: Curtis Paradis

Kenneth Reyes, Co-sports Editor
March 26
Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

From its highest peaks, to the flattest of its trails, the slopes served to pave the winter-themed road for this BHS senior to ski his way to victory. With his laid-back demeanor and positive-vibe-spreading attitude, one might see senior Curtis Paradis as a rather simple and happy guy. Behind his...

Snow causes problems for spring sports

Snow causes problems for spring sports

Alex Keely and Amber Magnant
March 26
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Due to record snowfall in 2015, BHS athletic teams are now forced to practice inside for their upcoming outdoor sports season. Many teams wonder how to prepare for a season with no chance to practice outdoors because of snow covering all the playing surfaces. This poses challenges for Athletic Director...

Wrestler vs. Weight

Wrestler vs. Weight

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Stepping onto the grey steel scale, you try to levitate your body up into the sky, so the blue digit number on the  rectangular screen appears smaller than it is.  Sadly there is no luck, and you’ll be trying to lose 5 pounds in only the next 3 days. This is the life of a wrestler. You must lose...

Concussions Hit Hard at BHS

Concussions Hit Hard at BHS

Jessica Laverriere and Nick Scavuzzo
March 6
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

In the last 5 years about 3.8 million concussions have occurred per year in college and high school sports. However if that statistic was checked a few years back that number would be alarmingly small in comparison. In past years, athletes would be expected to keep playing even after a big hit; a...

Are morning hockey practices beneficial or detrimental to hockey players?

Are morning hockey practices beneficial or detrimental to hockey players?

Mia Martel, Staff Writer
March 5
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

While some students struggle to wake up early enough for school, others struggle with getting to their 5 a.m. practice on time. The Biddeford Girl’s Ice Hockey varsity team practices for an hour every Tuesday morning, and the Boy’s team practices for an hour and a half every Monday and Friday...

Freshmen find some success playing up on varsity teams

Freshmen find some success playing up on varsity teams

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer
March 5
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The limited number of players on a roster and the expectations of coaches makes it harder for freshman to compete on varsity teams. In the rare occasion that a freshman makes a varsity team, their skill needs to meet the expectation of the coach to receive even a minute in the game. “I think...

Girl’s soccer faces difficult season

Girl’s soccer faces difficult season

Megan Friel, Feature Editor
November 4
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Biddeford Girls Soccer endured an up-and-down season, filled with injuries, heartbreak, and triumph. Throughout this fall season, several players in girl's soccer suffered mild to severe injuries, forcing their team to come together and work hard to finish the season. With the majority of their team...

BHS football potential move to class B

BHS football potential move to class B

Audrey Desjardin, Junior editor
October 30
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Biddeford High School to move down to class B after playing in class A for as far back as BHS football history goes. The class A cutoff for football is 875 students in a school, yet Biddeford still manages to compete with only 830 students. This gives the other teams an unfair advantage to choose ...

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