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From Worst to First

From Worst to First

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under News, Sports

From worst to first, the boy’s basketball team turns a new leaf this season. This year, the boy's basketball team made history as they as they played in their first playoff game in over five years. For senior captain Patrick Pear, this was his first time playing in one. “We have not made it int...

Students find their passion right off the “bat-on”

Students find their passion right off the “bat-on”

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
January 16, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The twirlers grab their batons, standing in the center of an empty studio facing their coaches, ready to perfect their routines they’ve practiced for weeks. Many of the students within the studio, a group called Saco Jets, come from a variety of schools all over southern Maine to practice in the...

Reaching for the long shot

Reaching for the long shot

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
December 9, 2016
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...

The race to states

The race to states

Megan Friel, Editor in Chief
November 16, 2016
Filed under Sports

Exhausted, freezing, and sore, the Biddeford High School girl’s cross country team crossed the finish line at their regional meet with hope in their hearts that states was within arms reach. The girl’s cross country team faced regionals with one goal set in mind: states. After placing fourth in t...

Wednesday night lights

Wednesday night lights

Colby Perron, Staff Writer
October 24, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

As the golden sun sunk behind the dark shadows of the trees, a swarm of black, orange, and pink flooded the track outside of the school as teams arrived for a nighttime flag football game. The referee yelled loudly, kicking off the first of a series of games as two teams, one donned in black and the...

Scoring into college

Scoring into college

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
October 3, 2016
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, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

“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...

Breaking the record

Mia Martel, Staff writer
May 19, 2016
Filed under Sports

For most students, breaking one record is great, but breaking two records is even better. Senior and lacrosse player Taylor Turgeon, has already made her way into the record books by breaking the lacrosse assist record, but now she can add breaking the scoring record to her list of achievements ...

Passion helps in the long run

Passion helps in the long run

Alex Keely, Staff Writer
May 13, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Finding a passion is hard for anyone, especially for high school students. When it comes to running, junior Jordan Cook found his passion at a young age. He discovered his love for running in sixth grade, and began competing in cross country in the eighth grade. “I started competing in cross country be...

G-Week brings a refreshing change

G-Week brings a refreshing change

Colby Perron, Staff Writer
May 9, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Hundreds of BHS students swarmed into the Little Theater, adorned in gear for each of their sports. Taking their seats, the students prepared to be showered in free goodies, celebrating a new event known as G Week. G-Week is an event put on by Gatorade where specific schools are selected to have...

Teachers prove that athletic careers don’t end after high school

Teachers prove that athletic careers don’t end after high school

Alexandra Demeule, Staff writer
May 4, 2016
Filed under Sports

From baseball to basketball, golf to tennis, teachers prove that students aren’t the only ones who play sports and have a good time outside of school. Sport careers for students don’t always end directly after high school. It’s possible to continue playing sports after graduation despite faili...

Students putting their best foot forward in half marathons

Students putting their best foot forward in half marathons

Lauren Paquet, Staff Writer
April 25, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Track athletes at Biddeford High School run countless miles throughout their season, but a select few participate in races outside of track meets, and take on a half-marathon. According to junior track athlete Lelani Melton, a half marathon takes more than just training. It takes motivation and endless...

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