Posts Tagged ‘ football ’

Whaler football team bonds with awful haircuts

Caroline Richards Contributing Writer (December 15, 2014)  As many have noticed over the past few weeks, the members of the Nantucket High School football team have given themselves an unfortunate makeover. The players gave each other haircuts in order to…

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Head football coaching position opened to all candidates

Nate Goss Copy Editor (May 7, 2014)  Nantucket High School athletic director Chris Maury announced on May 1 that he had opened the search for a varsity football coach to all potential candidates, casting doubt on whether current head coach…

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Football head coach position to be opened to all candidates

Football head coach position to be opened to all candidates

Veritas Staff (May 1, 2014)  Nantucket High School athletic director Chris Maury announced Thursday that he had opened the search for a varsity football coach to all potential candidates, casting doubt on whether current head coach Bill Manchester will return to…

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Football adjusts to new scheduling system

Football adjusts to new scheduling system

  By Nate Goss Veritas Copy Editor   (Oct. 3, 2013)  This fall marks the start of a new playoff format for high school football teams in Massachusetts. The MIAA (Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association) has instituted a seven game regular…

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Football falls 8-7 to new Monomoy team

By Lydia Gullicksen Veritas Editor (Sept. 15, 2013)  The Nantucket High School football team lost 8-7 to Monomoy Regional High School on Saturday. The Whalers struggled to score points in the contest, with the team’s only touchdown coming on an…

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Whalers lose by one point in devastating Island Cup loss

Whalers lose by one point in devastating Island Cup loss

  Amanda Sandoval Veritas Assistant Editor   (Dec. 13, 2012)  Nantucket Whalers’ fans joined the CPS, JV, and Varsity football players to cheer their teams on in the annual Island Cup match against Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School in the…

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Senior girls score only touchdown in powderpuff game

Senior girls score only touchdown in powderpuff game

  Amanda Sandoval Veritas Assistant Editor   (Dec. 13, 2012)  Flag football has taken on another meaning entirely. Especially when you take junior and senior girls and put them against each other in a death match for victory. ‘Powder Puff’…

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Football team fights cancer

Lydia Gullicksen Veritas Managing Editor   (Dec. 13, 2012)  On November 10, the NHS football team played a game against Old Colony High School during which they raised awareness for breast cancer. The players wore matching pink equipment and raised…

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After a tough season, football looks foward to the Vineyard game

After a tough season, football looks foward to the Vineyard game

By Lydia Gullicksen Veritas Managing Editor (Nov 16, 2012)  The last several games between Upper Cape, South Shore and Holbrook Avon all looked very similar. They all begin with a touchdown from Nantucket then several touchdowns back and forth with…

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Football is left disappointed after first games

  By Dylan O’Connor Veritas Editing Staff (Oct. 11, 2012) The rays of sunlight attempting to break out across the sky set the tone for the Whalers football team on the 9th of September. At the kick of the ball,…

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