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Seniors sign college commitment letters to continue their athletics at the next level

Seniors Taylor Wildes (right) and Sam Mills (left) sign their commitment letters with their parents on April 24. GRACE LAVERRIERE/The Roar
May 1, 2019

On Wednesday, April 24, two seniors signed commitment letters to play sports at the collegiate level. Seniors Taylor Wildes and Sam Mills attended a signing ceremony in the Little Theater to celebrate...

Senior indoor track athletes find success in the fast lane

Photo credit to Sits Young Photography.
March 27, 2019

They prepared, they competed, they achieved success. Seniors Mariah Whitmore and Sam Mills used their States experience to propel themselves forward in their athletic careers. Unlike other sports,...

BHS Cheering team brings home the gold

Biddeford cheerleaders compete at the state cheerleading championships at the Augusta Civic Center. (Photo courtesy of the Portland Press Herald. Photo by Brianna Soukup)
March 8, 2019

The Biddeford High School Tiger cheerleaders continue to push through and head to their last competition, New Englands, after winning at the Regional and State competitions in January. Biddeford Tiger...

New head coach led indoor track team into a family of determined athletes

Photo credit to Sitsanok Young Photography
March 6, 2019

This season, the indoor track team was pushed to their limits and grew closer together. The new head coach, Chris Quint, drove the indoor track team athletes to go beyond their potential. After Coach...

Senior wrestler struggles to get back to the sport he loves due to injury

Senior Peyton Bissonnette faces his opponent after being cleared to continue wrestling.
January 28, 2019

The universal truth that hard work leads to success is something that holds true for senior wrestler Peyton Bissonnette. In Bissonnette’s first year of high school, he tried something new: joining...

Field hockey team’s special bond carries them to a state championship

Seniors Hailey Allen, Paige Laverriere, and Taylor Wildes hug after the game. Photo courtesy of Maureen Grandmaison Photography.
November 9, 2018

The final buzzer blared across the field to announce the Biddeford Tiger field hockey as the Maine Class A State Champions. This past Saturday, the field hockey team became the first field hockey team...

A glimpse into Biddeford’s community through sports

New logo on the turf. Photo courtesy of Dennis Walton.
November 7, 2018

Crowds roaring. Plays shouting. Sweat dripping. The feeling of playing a game on the iconic Waterhouse Field is one like no other. Biddeford’s newly renovated Waterhouse Field houses a whole new...

From Worst to First

From Worst to First
The boy's basketball team makes history as they play in their first playoff game in over five years.
March 3, 2017

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....

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

Students find their passion right off the “bat-on”
Students find their passion through a sport that BHS doesn’t offer-- baton.
January 16, 2017

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,...

Reaching for the long shot

Matt Brady signs to UConn.
Senior Matt Brady signs to UConn, a division one school for throwing shot put.
December 9, 2016

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...

The race to states

The race to states
The Biddeford High School girl's cross country team qualifies for states for the first time since 1994.
November 16, 2016

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...

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