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Stand Out Star: The Varetimos Twins

Graciella Arrascue, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Only five eighth graders have ever made the varsity girls soccer team at BHS, and this year there are 3; two of them are twins Alivia and Alexi Varetimos. The pair have been playing since they were five years old.“I never thought...

AppleGate: Red Sox caught cheating. Is it justified?

Joey Higginbotham, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Over the past decade, Boston sports have been associated with cheating, whether it be Spygate, Deflategate or now Applegate. After a three game series with the New York Yankees in early September, Yankees General Manager Brian...

Boys XC: A Young Team Works to Rebuild and Succeed

Joe Lennon-Phillips, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports

It isn’t surprising that cross country lacks the following that other sports at Barnstable have, it is simply a different beast altogether than most sports. Perhaps something lies in the sway of that brisk autumn air, or in...

Stand Out Athlete: Morgan Dardia

Grace Kilroy, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

Filed under Sports

Nine years ago, eighth grader Morgan Dardia picked up a snowboard and hasn’t put it down since. Growing up, Dardia and her family frequented the mountains, always involved in winter sports and activities. When Dardia turned...

We’re All Clippers Today

Emma Needham, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

Rivals. That’s the first word that comes to mind when you think about Barnstable and Falmouth; but in the past couple of weeks, that word has morphed into something entirely new -- Friends. By now, you’ve probably heard wh...

Jake Potts VS Hip Hop

Jacob Potts, OpEd Editor, Staff Writer

December 22, 2016

Filed under Sports

Picture a class at the Beth Walsh Dance Center: a bunch of toned goddesses moving across the dance floor like professionals, every movement precise and perfectly coordinated. Then picture me: a nerd who hasn’t worked out si...

Playing For A Cause

Mackenzie Connor, Staff Writer

December 22, 2016

Filed under Sports

Being involved in such a tightly-connected community like Barnstable, residents know each other fairly well, and when something unfortunate transpires we tend to come together to support and help each other. This mutual cooper...

NCAA Eligability

Jamie Fitzgerald, News Editor, Staff Writer

December 21, 2016

Filed under Sports

The term “student-athlete” is something that is said proudly around the halls of Barnstable High School. And if you open the program of studies, you will see hundreds of classes that vary from engineering to cartooning, b...

Stigma Around High School Sports

Jack Anderson, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

Filed under Sports

In today's society, stigmas are present in many areas such as the workplace, school, at home, and most certainly in sports. The main stigmas in sports in high school are race, gender, weight, culture, age, talent, etc. High sch...

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