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Athlete of the week – Jason Vadnais

Athlete of the week – Jason Vadnais

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer

October 14, 2015


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Why did you decide to start playing? “I did football for like the first week, [of football practice] but i just didn’t like playing and my pepere played golf so I just decided to play golf.” How long have you been playing golf? “Since freshman year.” What do you think you would ...

Athlete of the Week- Lucas Rhoy

Athlete of the Week- Lucas Rhoy

Hailey Woodman, Staff Writer

October 6, 2015


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Why did you decide to start playing football? “I decided to start playing football because my dad said I should try it.” How long have you been playing? “I have been playing for about eight years.” What do you think you’d be doing if you didn’t play? “Maybe playing soccer” ...

BHS swim team washed out

BHS swim team washed out

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer

October 2, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

When autumn turns to winter, one of Biddeford High School’s winter sports will no longer take place in their own program. The BHS Varsity Swim and Dive Team will not compete as their own team this year due to the lack of students participating in the program. Swim and Dive Team members, like senior Owe...

Athlete of the Week- Riley Mcneil

Athlete of the Week- Riley Mcneil

Alex Keely, Sports Editor

September 28, 2015


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

What made you switch from soccer to cross country? “I switched from soccer to cross country because I wanted to get more experience with long distance running, and so I'll be in good shape for indoor track.” What experience do you having with cross country or running in general? “I don't have mu...

Tigers Win 28-13 Over Westbrook

Tigers Win 28-13 Over Westbrook

Alex Keely, Sports Editor

September 28, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Captain Lucas Rhoy lead the Tigers to victory with three TDs in the 28-13 victory Friday Night at Waterhouse field. Rhoy scored his three TDs in the first, second, and third quarters. He rushed for 259 yards on 30 carries as Biddeford came away with the win, evening their record in the standings (2-2). “I...

Milestone 100th victory for Curit

Hailey Woodman, Staff Writer

September 28, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports, Sports Showcase

The head football coach reached a coaching milestone of winning one hundred games with a 35-0 victory over the Knights of Noble High school Friday, September 11. Social Science teacher, Brian Curit has been a coach for as long as most athletes can remember, his first season beginning in 1990 as...

Athlete of the Week – Grace Martin

Athlete of the Week – Grace Martin

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer

September 22, 2015


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

Why did you decide to start playing volleyball this year? “I wasn’t gonna play volleyball in the summer because I wanted to be prepared for basketball and fall ball.  My parents pushed me to play volleyball and I love it, it’s really really fun. I’m glad I decided to play.” How much...

Are sports throwing a curveball at students?

Mia Martel, Staff writer

May 20, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

School sports continue to give students benefits like exercise and school spirit, but they incorporate some downsides. High school sports have always been a way for students to try something new or continue doing something they love, although sports can be a challenge for some students. Freshman...

BHS having trouble hosting track meets

BHS having trouble hosting track meets

Kenneth Reyes, Co-sports Editor

May 15, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

A crowd behind their back and parents gleefully watching as their kids set all sorts of records is not a luxury that the BHS Outdoor Track Team gets to casually enjoy. With unsafe conditions, a run-down field, and the lack of necessary hurdles, the BHS Outdoor Track team isn’t able to host meets...

Fitbit Steps into BHS

Fitbit Steps into BHS

Tiffany Curro, Staff Writer

May 11, 2015


Filed under Sports

Stepping into BHS, Fitbit motivates many staff members to become more active throughout their busy days. A Fitbit flex, made by Fitbit allows people to track their number of steps, calories burned, and sleeping patterns throughout the week.  Users can then look at their own and other people’s progress...

BHS softball takes on Florida

BHS softball takes on Florida

Audrey Desjardin and Megan Friel

April 10, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Biddeford High School girl’s softball players make a run for Florida in order to prepare for the upcoming season. Since summer of 2014, players from Biddeford High School's girl's softball team have been fundraising in order to attend a trip to Orlando, Florida this April 15th. The girls will be...

March Madness reaches BHS

March Madness reaches BHS

Nick Scavuzzo, Staff Writer

April 9, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Whenever the month of March is brought into conversation, you think winter, St. Patricks day, and most of all, the mens National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball tournament. The iconic trend of filling out a bracket, choosing who you think will win each game from the preliminary round to...

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