A Runner’s High

Nicholas Fahy '18, Social Media Manager

October 25, 2016

Filed under Sports

Senior Joe Stover has heard all the jokes. "You're from Colorado?" they banter, "How high are you? How often do you light up? Bring any ... dispensary candy back for me?" They ask what he grows in his backyard, if he's planning...

BC High Competes at Head of the Charles

Andrew Kraunelis '17, Contributor

October 25, 2016

Filed under News, Sports

On Sunday, October 23, 2016 sixteen BC High students rowed in the Head of the Charles Regatta. Entered in the mens youth eight and coxed by Luke Ames'18 where Ryan Beeler'18, Michael Wilson'18, Harrison Bleckley'17, Conor Bradley'17,...

The Next Great One? Hope in Toronto

Will McMillen '20, Contributor

October 25, 2016

Filed under Sports

One of the games on the first night of the 2016-2017 NHL season was the Toronto Maple Leafs visiting the Canadian Tire Center for a matchup against the Ottawa Senators. Why would this game be important? Why would anybody watch a ...

How Do Patriots Stack Up With Brady Back?

Hugh Cole '18, Contributor

October 21, 2016

Filed under Sports

After playing just two games since returning from his suspension, Tom Brady has already thrown for 782 yards, 6 six touchdowns and 0 interceptions. The New England Patriots have gone 2-0 over this stretch after cruising to a Week Fiv...

“We Get One Game”

Nick Fahy '18, Social Media Manager

October 21, 2016

Filed under Sports

There is a little moment at the rise of every football play where the center, completely still, holds the ball in his right hand, and two competing lines face each other in neat, three-point stances, each awaiting with bated breat...

Kaepernick’s Protest: A True Form of Patriotism

Nicholas Sommer โ€˜17, Contributor

October 5, 2016

Filed under Opinions, Sports

  Much has been said the last few weeks after Colin Kepernick โ€“ the backup quarterback for the San Fransisco 49ers โ€“ decided to remain seated rather than stand for the national anthem during the second-to-last preseason...

The State of BC Football

Daniel Coates '17, Contributor

October 5, 2016

Filed under Opinions, Sports

I'm fairly certain, whether you are a fan of collegiate sports or not, that most of you have heard of the recent failures of the Boston College football and basketball programs. Whether this be because we share the same name...

BC High Baseball Wins Catholic Conference

Andrew Olivo '17, Contributor

June 7, 2016

Filed under Sports

On Monday, May 9th, the Eagles secured the Catholic Conference Title with a 7-2 win over rival St. John's Prep. This marks the first year that BC High baseball has won the ultra-competitive Catholic Conference since 2012. Coming...

How the Celtics Can Be Title Contenders Next Year

Ben Painchaud, Sports Editor

May 26, 2016

Filed under Sports

Though the pain of the Celtics first-round elimination from the playoffs still lingers, the team's future is bright and there is much to be optimistic about. They have a brilliant coach in Brad Stevens, a budding star in Isaiah...

2016 NFL Draft: What to Watch For

Ben Painchaud '18, Sports Editor

May 3, 2016

Filed under Sports

This April, as is the case very year, more than 256 NFL-hopefuls will hear their names called in the 2016 NFL Draft. It is an exciting time of year full of speculation, hope, and uncertainty. For some fledgling teams, the draft...

5 reasons to be excited for the upcoming MLB Season

Chris Pyne '18, Contributor

March 28, 2016

Filed under Sports

The 2016 MLB Season is just around the corner as teams start to finish up their Spring Training schedules. Like every year, there are many reasons to be excited, but let's take a look at my top five reasons to be excited for...

“A Passing of the Torch”

Ben Painchaud '18, Contributor

March 15, 2016

Filed under Sports

Kobe Bryant's looming retirement from pro basketball will mark both the end of an era and the beginning of an entirely new one. It is both a sad and exciting prospect to see Kobe go; sad in that there will never quite be another...