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First win for Biddeford girls varsity basketball team

First win for Biddeford girls varsity basketball team

Paige Lessard, Staff Writer
January 30
Filed under Sports

Swoosh! The winning free throw sends the crowd roaring and the Biddeford girls basketball team members jumping with excitement, celebrating their first win of the season with pride. The game on February 2nd, hosted in the Tiger gym, after four overtimes, resulted in the Biddeford High school’s girl...

Moody wins Gatorade player of the year award

Moody wins Gatorade player of the year award

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer
January 29
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

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...

First cheer of the season

Mia Martel, Staff writer
January 14
Filed under Sports

The BHS varsity cheering team kicks off their competition season strong by placing second at the fifth Maine Cheer Coach Association (MCCA) competition.    In order to prepare for their competition, the team had a long three days learning their routine from a choreographer. They roughly had about ...

A family tradition tumbles onward

A family tradition tumbles onward

Lauren Paquet, Staff Writer
December 11
Filed under Showcase, Sports

One BHS student never expected a sport to become such a huge part of her life, but when her family took over Dudziak’s School of Gymnastics in Biddeford, it changed an after-school sport to an important and meaningful part of her and her family’s lives. With gymnastics already running in the family,...

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...

Fishy Competition

Fishy Competition

Hailey Woodman, Staff Writer
November 3
Filed under Sports

  At BHS, students can choose to participate in a variety of extracurriculars, from Anime Club to yearbook. However, this past sports season, The Bass Team quietly competed in fishing competitions and made it all the way to the State championship. Put together last fall, the Bass Team make...

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
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

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
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

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...

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...

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