BHS Insight

Why They Coach

Andrew Botolino, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

Filed under Sports

From the stands during game day, the coach is simply the head of the team, and their job is lead that team in their quest for victory—but behind the Ws and Ls is much, much more than can simply be measured by the f...

Pre-Game Rituals

Molly McNulty, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

Filed under Sports

Every time an athlete puts on his/her jersey, steps on the field or court and plays, they are representing their team, themselves and their school. The time leading up to a game is a period of energy, determination and a test...

Injury Doesn’t Stop O’Toole

Kayla Jorgensen, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

Filed under Sports

Despite being injured for the past year, junior Ben O’Toole shows remarkable dedication to the Boy’s Cross Country team by attending every practice and meet even if he isn’t running. Some people are often hesitant to participate...

What’s The Word?

Lilly Mathieu, Features Editor

November 1, 2018

Filed under Sports

What’s the word in Massachusetts? It’s not just last week’s Pats game, in fact, there’s been a lot more talk about high school sports games than one may think. Since its creation in January 2017, Instagram account...

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...

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