BHS Insight

Gym-timidation is Real

Liisa Aalto, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

The hardest part of the gym should be that extra rep to push through or the added pounds to the weights, but for some people it can simply be walking through the doors. This is because they experience gym intimidation. According to Julie J...

Barnstable Blades Want Skaters

Linnea Fawkes, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

Barnstable Blades isn’t your typical figure skating team, it’s so much more. Barnstable Blades is a national skating team that primarily focuses on theatrical performance on ice. Unfortunately Barnstable Blades is not compet...

From BHS to the Buffalo Sabres

Molly McNulty, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

“Pride-respect-honor” has been Barnstable High School’s motto since 1893; students, athletes, teachers, and members of the community define this slogan. Some students may disregard these values, but many take them to heart...

A Superfan’s Thoughts On: Boston Celtics’ Shot at Success

Kyle McMullin, Contributing Writer

April 5, 2019

The Boston Celtics hold 17 championships, the most in the NBA, and are located in the city of champions. New England sports are the best and they become a religion to most fans. If they win, you win. If they lose, you feel as i...

Shea’s YBA Gives a Place to Play Ball

Lilly Mathieu, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

In 2007, community member Jonah Shea suffered a severe injury from a diving accident. Left in a wheelchair and as a quadriplegic, Shea later created the idea of Shea's Youth Basketball Association — “a way to give back to ...

HYCC Has What You Need

Payton Geraghty, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

The Hyannis Youth and Community Center located right on Bassett Lane in the center of Hyannis provides young community members with many opportunities to get involved and connected through many recreational activities. This large bu...

Stand Out Star: Catie McNulty

Rebecca Brady, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

When you think of a student athlete who is dedicated, passionate and accomplished; it is easy for the name Catie McNulty to come to mind. Sophomore McNulty started her hockey career in the third grade and is now playing on the...

What’s it Like To Be An NFL Cheerleader?

Graciella Arrascue, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

During her senior year at Barnstable High School in 1981 Ellen Botello decided to try out for the cheerleading team and made it; she had been a gymnast her whole life. After school, Botello moved to California. Her roommate encouraged...

Hit Your Head Hard? Don’t Take It Lightly

Lilly Mathieu, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

Last May, I experienced a “minor” concussion, an injury far too familiar in high school sports. It was quick strike of the metal boom to my head in a high school sailing race, yet it left me with debilitating symptoms for...

Switching Up Sports

Liisa Aalto, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

It is common for BHS student athletes to play multiple sports. However, it is less common for a coach to coach multiple sports. Ross Jatkola is the head coach for both Varsity Football and Girls Varsity Basketball. Jatkola was...

Switching Up Sports

Liisa Aalto, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

It is common for BHS student athletes to play multiple sports. However, it is less common for a coach to coach multiple sports. Ross Jatkola is the head coach for both Varsity Football and Girls Varsity Basketball. Jatkola was...

It’s Time to Recheck Checking

Liisa Aalto, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

At the 2015 Associated Press Sports Editors’ annual commissioners meeting, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman stated that using a woman’s name to insult a player’s performance is acceptable. Little girls are told they have...

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