Category Archives: Athletics

Great Finishes for Swimming, Diving, and Track

This past weekend (February 10–11) our athletes competed in several venues with grit and poise. We are proud to have them representing South!

  • The Boys and Girls Swimming and Diving teams had a stellar performance at Sectionals. Many of our swimmers and divers qualified for States. They will swim at BU this weekend. You can watch them online at the NFHS network; see the link on the MIAA web page. The DCL All-Stars will be announced at a later time.
  • The Girls Track team finished 2nd in the league, scoring 78 points. Caroline Barry won the mile and the 2-mile. Lucy Jenks won the 1000 meter, and Amanda Smith won the Shot Put. Our Boys Track athletes finished 5th overall, with several runners improving their personal records. Daniel Collins won the High Jump. Caroline, Lucy, Amanda, and Daniel earned DCL All-Star nominations. The athletes are preparing for the Div. 1 meet to be held at Reggie Lewis Center today (Friday, February 16) at 4:30pm.

Boys Hockey Qualifies for States

Congratulations to the Boys Hockey team, which qualified for States by defeating Bourne 5-0 on Wednesday (February 14).

Girls Gymnastics Wins DCL Championship

Girls Gymnastics won the DCL Championship with a high season score of 139.2. Four gymnasts qualified for the Individual championship to be held on Monday, February 19. The team also qualified for Sectionals. Congrats to the following athletes, who were named DCL All-Stars: Lila Sherman, Danielle DiNisco, Arielle Cohen-Oliveira, Shaunna Lacey, and Bella Valente. Lila Sherman was also named DCL Gymnast of the Year.

Boys Gymnastics Defends State Title

Boys Gymnastics defended the State title on Friday (February 9). Adam Iskandar, Lucas Swindell, Vincent Campagna, and Sam Arber contributed to a large portion of the final team score by performing at the top of their game!

Boys Basketball Still in the Hunt for Tournament Qualification

The Boys Basketball team is still in the hunt for tournament qualification. They’ll travel to Natick on Tuesday, February 20. The game will start at 12:30pm.

Girls Basketball News

Senior Day for Girls Basketball was well-attended. Students filled up the Lion’s Den, and school spirit could be felt in the air! The team will participate in the Comcast Tournament hosted by Woburn High School. They face Fontbonne Academy on Saturday, February 17, at 12:30pm.

Upcoming Information Meetings

  • The Boys Track team will have an informational meeting on Wednesday, February 28, during J-block in Gym B. Coach Norton will attend the meeting.
  • The Boys Volleyball informational meeting will take place Wednesday, February 28, in the wellness room at 3:15pm. Coach Coffeen will attend the meeting.
  • The Girls Lacrosse informational meeting will be on Wednesday, February 28, in Ms. Widrick’s room during J-Block.

ImPact Testing for Spring Sports

Freshmen and juniors who will be participating in athletics for the first time this school year must do their ImPact testing in order to try out. Our trainer has set the following dates for the testing: Wednesday, February 28, and Thursday, March 1. Please email Patrick Jordan Quern at patrick_jordanquern@newton.k12.ma.us to set up a testing time.

Online Registration for Spring Sports

Online registration for Spring sports opened on Monday, February 12. All students interested in trying out must register ahead of time. Registration will close on Friday, March 16.

Parent Volunteers Needed for Booster Club

The Booster Club needs more parent volunteers! Please email president@nsboosters.com if you can help us. We need a dorm-size refrigerator to use for concessions. We also need help organizing possible fundraising events. If you’re interested in organizing a team of parents to set up events like a golf tournament or a used sports equipment sale to benefit the Booster Club, please email us so we can include you on our list of volunteers. As always, we love to have new names of people who might be available to sell Spirit Gear or concessions. Please contact us to let us know how you can help!