Articles Posted in the " sports " Category

  • Struggles for NFL Kickers Last Season

    by Tommy Redington Class of 2016 In the past decades of football, the extra point has been the most converted play in the game, allowing for an extra point to be added to the six point score virtually every time an offense scored a touchdown. Two football seasons ago before the alteration of this play, […]

  • Athletics Update (March 4)

    The girls’ varsity basketball Team defeated Newton North last night 46-34. The next round is TBD. #9 boys’ basketball will play at #1 Catholic Memorial tonight at 6 pm. Please arrive early as the gym is space prohibitive and you may not get in to see the game. Admission will be $7 for adults and […]

  • Wamps Tournament Update(s)

    Congratulations to the following BHS Athletics Winter Sports Teams.  Seeds were received over the weekend and here is our tournament schedule as we know it - We will know boys' hockey information following Monday's MIAA 1A Super Eight play-in game involving Hingham. Tuesday, March 1 # 24 girls hockey plays at #9 Duxbury, 6:20 at […]

  • Basketball Teams Finish Regular Season

    Both the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams finished their regular seasons this week. The defending state champion girls finished their regular season by defeating Newton North to improve to 20-0. The boys fell at home to Newton North, 69-63, and head into the tournament with a 14-6 record.

  • Spring Sports ImPact Testing Information

    The Braintree High School Athletic Department will offer ImPact Testing for Spring sports candidates on Wednesday, February 24th – 3:45-4:30, 4:35-5:20, 5:25-6:10; Thursday, February 25th – 3:45-4:30, 4:35-5:20, 5:25-6:10; and Friday February 26th – 3:45-4:30, 4:35-5:20, 5:25-6:10. ImPact Testing must be completed prior to the first day of tryouts and are valid for two years. Click here for […]

  • Wamps Sink Hingham For First Win of Season

    by Tahj Augustin Class of 2016 After a loss to Quincy Presidents, the Wamps sunk the Hingham Harbormen for their first win of the season, 15-9, on Friday night in Hingham. Captain Justin Dutcher stood out at Friday’s game with a touchdown and a game saving defense of a ball thrown his way. “He’s just […]

  • Girls’ Basketball Team Featured in The Boston Globe

    The Boston Globe recently published an article about the Braintree High School girls’ basketball team. The article, which focuses on Ashley Russell, Bridget and Brianna Herlihy, and Molly Reagan, is less about what they did on the court than what they do off of it. The article can be found here.

  • Opinion: Little Recognition for Big Feats

    by Jeremy Yeung Class of 2015 When Bob Chute first became the head coach of Braintree’s Indoor Track team in the 2012-2013 season, it was in shambles. Most of the runners were unmotivated and lazy, not caring for the sport. And every meet, they were greeted by another loss in the record books. This all […]

  • Swim Team Competes in Sectional Tournament

    Nic Lau set a new Division One South Sectional Championship record in the 50 free on Wednesday at Wellesley College. Lau, who finished first in the event, turned in a time of 23.67 seconds, also finished first in the 100 Butterfly with a time of 1:01.68. During the meet, the 200 Medley Relay team of […]

  • Football Routs Framingham; Secures Eight Seed

    The Wamps improved to 4-3 with a 49-6 win over Framingham on Saturday as part of homecoming weekend. J.P. Salisbury amassed 124 rushing yards and two touchdowns. Quarterback Mike Mahoney added 101 yards on only three carries. Braintree secured the eight seed in the Division Two South and will travel to undefeated King Philip. Game […]