Sports

NHS sailing team sees success in face of foul weather

NHS sailing team sees success in face of foul weather

Callaghan Bartlett Sports editor (April 16, 2015) The Nantucket High School sailing team started its 2015 season with a few minor setbacks – all weather related – which affected the practice schedule and cut short the first competition of the…

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Girls lacrosse team looks to improve in spring season

Callaghan Bartlett and Deanna Weatherly Sports editor & contributing writer (April 16, 2015) One of the most popular spring sports at Nantucket High School is girls lacrosse. With about 40 players on the team this year, the team is larger…

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Athlete of the Month: three-sport athlete Lizzie Thayer

Claire MacKay Contributing writer (Aril 16, 2015) Junior Lizzie Thayer dominates every season, whether on the court or on the field. On the girls lacrosse team, Thayer plays point, but that does not hold her back offensively—she scored two goals…

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Boys lacrosse drops a close one to the Vineyard

Lianna Harrington Contributing writer (April 16, 2015) The boys lacrosse team is well-positioned to have a very strong season this spring. While losing last year’s seniors has taken a toll on the team, Head Coach Sam Aloisi is confident that…

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Boys baseball begins strong

Virginia Bullington  Photo editor (April 16, 2015)  The Nantucket High School’s boys baseball team has had a strong start this year. “I felt pretty good when the first swing of the season was a home run by Andrew Ray,” said…

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Basketball star Kyle Andrew Irving: Athlete of the Month

Claire MacKay Features Editor (March 28, 2015)  Senior Kyle Andrew Irving had an incredible season—and not just because of all his dunks. As the starting center for the NHS Whalers Boy’s Basketball team, Irving proved himself to be a force…

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Swimmer Gus Day dominates in the water and on the field

Claire MacKay Features Editor (February 19, 2015)  Junior Gus Day has had an exceptional season swimming for the Whalers. He is not just a swimmer, however, and will be senior captain of the boys varsity soccer team in the fall.…

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Weather wreaks havoc on girls basketball schedule

Caroline Richards Contributing Writer (February 19, 2015)  The Nantucket High School girls basketball team began their season on a rough note. They have played a total of eleven games and have ended with a record of 4-7. “The season so…

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Football falls to the Vineyard

Nate Goss Editor-in-Chief (December 15, 2014)  The Island Cup has been the centerpiece for the annual Nantucket Martha’s Vineyard rivalry game for the past 36 years. This year, first-year coach Brian Ryder’s 8-2 Whalers faced off against 26-year veteran coach…

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Team Edward Cullen dominates at dodgeball tournament

Team Edward Cullen dominates at dodgeball tournament

Claire MacKay Veritas features editor (December 15, 2014) The first annual dodgeball tournament was put on by the student council and involved 13 teams comprised of spirited Nantucket High School students. It took place Monday, November 24 at 3:15 in…

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