Category Archives: Athletics

Girls and Women in Sports Day

Two of our female athletes participated in the Girls and Women in Sports Day held last Friday (February 1) at Faneuil Hall in Boston. Amaris Turner and Rebekkah Tunik represented South at the event. The students received a certificate of participation and enjoyed the presentation by accomplished women athletes, among them USA Ice Hockey Gold medalist Amanda Pelkey. It was a great day of reaffirmation, support, and celebration.

Girls Basketball on to State Tournament

The Girls Basketball team qualified for the state tournament last Friday (February 1),when they defeated Westford Academy at South. Their senior night will be held on Friday, February 15, when they host Cambridge Rindge and Latin at 7pm.

Alpine Ski Team 1-2 at Meet

The Alpine Ski team had a tremendous day on Tuesday (February 5); the Boys took a close second in the Slalom, and the Girls won the meet. Congratulations to all skiers!

Swimming and Diving Competes at DCL Championship

The Swimming and Diving team had a stellar performance at the DCL championship! The girls finished 6th, and the boys were the tournament’s runners-up. The team is now preparing for Sectionals (at MIT). Only swimmers participating were given one ticket for their families. Please note that no tickets will be sold at the venue.

Boys Gymnastics to Host State Championship

The Boys Gymnastics team is hosting the State Championship at Newton North today (Friday, February 8) at 6:30pm. Please come to support your team! Also, Girls Gymnastics is competing at the DCL championship today at Planet Gymnastics in Acton, starting at 6:00pm.

Events on Saturday, February 9

Saturday (February 9) is a day full of action at South! Our school is hosting the Wrestling Division 1 Central Sectional; matches start at 10am, with finals schedule for 3:00pm. The Boys and Girls Indoor Track teams are at the Reggie Lewis facility competing at the DCL championship at 12pm. The Boys Ice Hockey team will host Bedford at the JAR at 12:15pm, while the Girls team is traveling to Babson College for a 7:40pm game against Wellesley. Catch the action and support your Lions!

Varsity Boys Basketball Game and Senior Night

The Boys Varsity Basketball game is tonight (Friday, February 8) against Acton-Boxboro at 5:30pm. The Boys Senior night will be Tuesday, February 12, at 5:30pm.

The Booster Club Is Looking for Volunteers!

The Booster Club needs a new treasurer for 2019–2020 (and beyond, if available), and we can always use more help with Spirit Gear sales and other fundraising events. If you can be of assistance, please send an email with your contact information to If you can take on the Treasurer position (thank you!), it would be helpful if you could start training this year.

Alpine Ski Season Off to a Great Start

The Alpine Ski season is off to a great start! The team had an awesome performance at last week’s Giant Slalom (GS) at Nashoba Valley. The team raced against six other schools, a total of 156 athletes, placing in the top 10 in both the boys and the girls divisions. Some highlights of the competition were: Sam Duffy (Varsity Boys) placed 9th; Saylor Flannery (Varsity Girls) placed 1st with the fastest time for boys and girls; Maddie Bray (Varsity Girls) placed 4th, and Charlotte Doran (Varsity Girls) placed 5th. On JV, Cole Tremaglio placed 3rd and Lexi Nelson finished 3rd.

This week the team had another great GS performance! The Girls team won, and the boys finished a strong 3rd. Sam Duffy placed 4th in the Boys Varsity division. Saylor Flannery finished 2nd, followed closely by Maddie Bray (3rd) in the Girls Varsity division. Other scorers in the top ten were Charlotte Doran and Ryan Landrigan. Lexi Nelson and Sabrina Smith finished in top ten in the Girls JV race. The team and its coaches are grateful to the parents who are helping with bus chaperoning and bringing snacks for the athletes. It has been noted by opponents how kind our skiers are toward each other and how supportive they are toward all competitors. Congratulations to the team and its coaches!

Boys Ice Hockey to Face Dracut

The Boys Ice Hockey team will face Dracut tonight (Friday, January 25) at the JAR at 8pm. The team’s current record is 8-1-3.