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Teams enforce athlete GPA policy

Teams enforce athlete GPA policy

Jake Brodsky, News Writing Editor
February 3, 2016
Filed under Boys Tennis, Fall Sports, Football, Girls Volleyball, Showcase, Sports

The thrill of representing the high school on a sports team and wearing the iconic blue or white jersey is, as varsity football coach and health and fitness teacher Keith Thomas put it, “a privilege, not a right.” With this privilege comes a certain responsibility to maintain academic standards ...

Boys tennis team dominates Framingham, heads to sectional finals

Boys tennis team dominates Framingham, heads to sectional finals

June 10, 2015
Filed under Boys Tennis, Sports, Spring Sports

On June 9th, the undefeated girls varsity team eliminated Newton North to advance to the sectional semi finals in an thrilling finish. Some members of the boys tennis team watched eagerly from the sidelines. On Thursday,  June 10th, the boys tennis team avoided the same dramatic finish by dismantlin...

Tennis teams adapt to potential renovations at Waldstein

Tennis teams adapt to potential renovations at Waldstein

May 2, 2014
Filed under Boys Tennis, Girls Tennis, Sports

In sports, there can be something reassuring about the idea of playing on one’s own turf. However, this reassurance is threatened for the boys and girls tennis teams this season. The teams typically practice and play home matches at a set of tennis courts at Waldstein Park on Dean Road. Accord...

USTA Tennis

USTA Tennis

February 15, 2014
Filed under Boys Tennis, Sports

[metaslider id="9005"]“Colleges look more often at a player's USTA ranking than their high school tennis record, so many players who want to play college tennis focus on tournaments,” USTA player and junior Theo Tamayo said. According to the official USTA website, the USTA is “the national gover...

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