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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 ...

Shipping up to BHS: Red Sox World Series trophy

Shipping up to BHS: Red Sox World Series trophy

Abbie Paquette, Sports Co-Editor
October 17
Filed under Sports

It all seemed like another normal Friday afternoon; the birds were chirping and fall was here. The football game was later that night, after all extra-curriculars had ended; but that’s not all people were excited about. Mounted on the tiger-pride embedded tablecloth was something that seemed a little...

Casting, fishing, and winning

Casting, fishing, and winning

Kenneth Reyes, Sports co-editor
October 2
Filed under Sports

  He's making a huge splash in the bass fishing scene, and he’s fishing to win it all. Thomas Behen, a sophomore at BHS, spends most of his weekends bass fishing with his dad. Although, bass fishing isn’t something that he brushes off of his shoulders. He is also the founder of the Bass...

Varsity Softball competes in playoffs

Varsity Softball competes in playoffs

June 12
Filed under Sports

After losing several of their key players from last year, the softball team carried on through the season to face Gorham in preliminaries for playoffs. Following their season last year, the varsity softball team is keeping its head above water. With their current record of 10-6, the girls are looking...

BHS Varsity Baseball makes it to playoffs

Kenneth Reyes, staff writer
June 12
Filed under Sports

Being good is one thing, but playing as one of the top three teams in Class A is another--and BHS baseball is doing just that. Being the #1 seed at one point in the season, Biddeford High School’s Varsity Baseball team now sits as the #3 seed in the Class A rankings. With 14 wins and 2 losses, the...

Lacrosse makes playoff history

Lacrosse makes playoff history

Audrey Desjardin, staff writer
June 10
Filed under Sports

There is no doubt that this year was one to remember for both Biddeford High school lacrosse teams, making playoffs and most importantly making history. Boys and girls lacrosse are making sure they leave their mark by setting their goals higher than just making it to playoffs, but hoping for the first...

Woodbury does favor and fills in as boys tennis coach

Woodbury does favor and fills in as boys tennis coach

Audrey Desjardin, Staff Writer
May 29
Filed under Sports

Coach Patricia Woodbury stepped up to the plate when the boys tennis team was in dire need for a fill-in coach for the 2014 season, taking over for previous coach, Mark Ouellette. The interesting detail to Woodbury accepting the coaching position in tennis is that she has never actually played tennis...

Brackets on thin ice

Brackets on thin ice

Mallory Mourmouras, Editor
May 29
Filed under Sports

It has arrived: the most exciting time of year for hockey fans. The National Hockey Leauge playoffs: when millions of fans spend hours studying statistics and carefully placing teams into their bracket. In order to win $15,000, you must get the most points. Round 1 picks are worth 10 points for every...

What it takes to be a teenage body-builder

What it takes to be a teenage body-builder

Kenneth Reyes, Staff Writer
May 28
Filed under Sports

While everyone is out chomping on Big Macs, he’s out chomping on sweet potatoes, but it’s for a very good reason. For every protein shake that he has drank, and muscle that he has toned, Junior Mike Cohen is willing to do it all to compete for a bodybuilding contest. The price, however, would...

State titles worth fighting for

Mallory Mourmouras, Editor
May 28
Filed under Sports

Cheering When every smile, every pointed toe, and every shaky stunt counts, only a truly capable, determined cheering team takes home the 2014 Maine State Champion title. This year, it was the Biddeford Tigers. All the cheerleaders’ hard work paid off as they received a police escort to Victory ...

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