BHS Insight

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

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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,...

Best Fall Season in Over 20 Years

Graciella Arrascue, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018

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Until this year’s successful athletic season, it had been more than 20 years since every fall sport has qualified for the postseason play. “We attribute this to our talented athletes, dedicated coaches, great leadership from...

Stand Out Star: Bridget Everett

Lily Mathieu, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Fast-forward to the end of a successful field hockey season, eighth-grader Bridget Everett tried out for the BHS girls’ ice hockey team. As anticipated, Everett is now on varsity’s starting lineup. Once again, Everett is leaving...

Stand Out Star: The Varetimos Twins

Graciella Arrascue, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

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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...

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