BHS Insight

More Than Just a Game

Olivia Berler, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

  For the players, the coaches, and the spectators, the energy that surrounds a ginormous athletic stadium during a professional game or competition is unlike any other. Whether due to a tragedy, a natural disaster, helping...

Renovate and Refresh

Mackenzie Connor, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

After years of wear and tear on Barnstable High School sports facilities, athletic director Scott Thomas decided to create a “Master Field Plan Improvement.” This initial layout contains the expected design of future athletic...

Stand Out Star: Connor Higgins

Skylar Bowman, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Attending hockey games is a common pastime for many BHS students, but what many don’t realize is that the starting goalie they are watching is actually a freshman. Conor Higgins started playing hockey at age five and transitioned...

Three Seniors Prove Their Strength Outside BHS

Hanna Marchesseault, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

BHS prides itself in it’s athletics. Always working to have the best teams possible, filled to the brim with the best players. Yet, some of our most talented athletes don’t even play for the school or even compete in a traditional...

Whidden’s Warriors

Joey Higginbotham, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

After Barnstable High School varsity football coach Chris Whidden was released from his coaching duties in December of 2017, there was a resounding statement from the players, fans, and residents of Barnstable who campaigned to...

Sink the Clippers in the Red Sea

Skylar Bowman, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

No one questions why Falmouth football or hockey games bring out more of BHS’ student population than any other game could-- the reasoning is obvious: Falmouth is our rival. But there is an answer to the question that no one...

Low Numbers Don’t Stop Boys Swim

Molly McNulty, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Three years ago the boys swim team won the Bay Colony Championship. But now they struggle to even qualify to compete. For the past five years taking swimmers to the sectional and state meets was the norm-- the town of Barnstable...

Get WRECked

Andrew Botolino, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

“Rec ball is a sport of its own” said Senior Ryan Dooley. Winter upon us, and that means another competitive, thrilling season of basketball from the Barnstable Recreation. The Rec has put together a winter basketball league...

National Anthem Protests

Joey Higginbotham, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

In a preseason game in September of 2016, Colin Kaepernick along with teammate Eric Reid, protested racial inequality in America by kneeling for the National Anthem. At that point, they were the first people to have protested...

Athletes Transition to College Sports

Olivia Berler, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

For many students, as their senior year of high school approaches, they are swimming in a sea of applications, stress, and indecision. Although Barnstable alumnus, Shannon-Kennedy Cabral and Kyle McShera, we certainly not exempt...

Olympians Food for Thought

Linnea Fawkes, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Got nutrition? Ask an Olympian. Food is the key to success when competing in these intense competitions. Olympic athletes are role models not only for their sport, but for their healthy lifestyles. The food that they fuel...

Taking South Korea by Storm

Maeve Bedenkop, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

If you can’t get a plane ticket to South Korea then grab your tv remote, and get excited to watch the world’s best athletes compete in February 2018 Winter Olympics. The games will take place from February 9-25, in Pyeongchang,...

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