Category Archives: Athletics

Fundraiser for Stadium Lights Now Underway

The fundraiser for the stadium lights has been launched! Please visit the Booster Club’s Help Light the Way page to contribute!

Results from Season Openers

  • The Unified Track team had their first meet on Wednesday (April 10). A strong team of 40 athletes and partners hosted Needham under very cold conditions. Our team performed very well, and many students and fans came to cheer them on!
  • Baseball opened their season with three games this week. They are undefeated at home with wins over Acton-Boxboro and Cambridge.
  • Softball’s first game of the season at Bedford was a strong showing of the bats, with South scoring 14 runs against Bedford’s 4.
  • The Boys Volleyball team is undefeated this season with four wins.
  • The Boys and Girls Lacrosse teams are completing their first week of competition against strong opponents.
  • The Boys and Girls Track teams had their opening meet on Wednesday (April 10) at Westford Academy. Both teams performed well, with the girls defeating Westford.

Track Athletes Collect Spikes for Donation

The Boys and Girls Track teams collected running spikes for an urban middle school team after their coach asked for help. Thanks to our athletes, who reached out to help others and to make a difference!

Organizing for NewtonSERVES and Veterans

Our captains are working with their teams to organize activities for NewtonSERVES and to collect toiletries for the MIAA Veteran challenge, which supports veterans’ needs.

Gymnastics Teams Honored at City Hall

Our Gymnastics teams had an outstanding winter season. The Boys team won the State championship for the fifth consecutive year, and the Girls team won the DCL for the seventh time, crowning their season by finishing first at the New England Championship. Both teams were recognized at City Hall on Monday, April 1, receiving a City of Newton commendation. Both teams and their coaches attended the ceremony.

Spring Season Well Underway

The home-opening day for the Spring season was on Monday (April 1). The Girls Lacrosse teams played Concord-Carlisle, and the Boys Volleyball teams hosted Arlington High School. Schedules are now posted online. Come support your teams and cheer for our Lions!

Springs Sports Fees Now Due

Tryouts for Spring sports have concluded. If your child was placed on a team, the athletics fees are now due. Please pay online using UniPay or by check made out to Newton Public Schools.

How to Find Information about Schedule Changes

The schedules for Spring sports are posted online. Please note that field and weather conditions can cause schedules to change; when these changes happen, an announcement will be posted on the Athletics page, as well as through the NSHS Athletics Twitter account. You can access the Twitter feed via the Athletics page if you don’t have a Twitter account.

Spring Sports Night Wrap-up

Thank you to the families and athletes who attended the Spring sports night on Monday (March 25). Important information about the work that our coaches are doing to develop character, skills, and team values was shared with the attendees, and parents and students had the opportunity to ask questions about the season. These pre-season meetings are a fundamental base for your child’s successful experience in Newton South sports.

Baseball Fundraiser on April 2

Please support the Baseball program in its fundraising efforts by dining out at Bamboo Restaurant on Tuesday, April 2, 5:00–8:00pm. The team will receive 20% of all proceeds raised that night. Be sure to bring the flyer with you; there are copies in the Athletics office, or you can email Coach Mike Aiena for one.