This week in sports: Fall season officially kicks off

by beth on September 4, 2018

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The real season for Algonquin fall sports starts today. (No more scrimmages.)

Of course, while we call them fall sports, it’s technically still summer. We shouldn’t hit the 90s this week, but it’ll still be mighty hot when Golf, Soccer, and Field Hockey hit the greens and fields. 

In local media, Field Hockey coach Dan Welty told a reporter that despite losing 10 seniors, he’s excited at his team’s prospects. Southborough Wicked Local writes:

With a good mix of youth and veteran leadership, as well as a strong sophomore class this season, Welty thinks that the Tomahawks have a very good chance to repeat as sectional champs.

You can read more here.

ARHS football helmets (tweeted by @THawk_Football Following Following @THawk_Football)Gonk football’s prospects also got more coverage, this time by the telegram. The post shows that last year, the team started out strong with a 35 to 14 win against Worcester North. It’s the same team they face for this season’s official open. That’s Friday night under the Thawk’s lights.

On twitter, the team and Coach Taylor Allen shared thanks for everyone who helped them acquire their 30 new helmets.

Now, here are the ARHS varsity games on tap for the week. 

(To find a complete schedule of Algonquin sports, including JV, freshmen, and unified match ups, click here. Follow these links for the Assabet sports schedule and the St. Mark’s sports schedule.)

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

  • 3:30 pm – ARHS Boys Golf vs. Westborough High School @ Juniper Hills Golf Course
  • 4:00 pm – ARHS Girls Soccer vs. Groton-Dunstable Regional @ Groton-Dunstable Regional High School
  • 4:00 pm – ARHS Boys Soccer vs. Groton-Dunstable Regional @ Algonquin

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

  • 4:00 pm – ARHS Field Hockey vs. Quabbin Regional High School @ Quabbin Regional High School
  • 4:00 pm – ARHS Boys Golf vs. Shrewsbury High School @ Haven Golf Course

Thursday, September 6, 2018

  • 4:00 pm – ARHS Boys Soccer vs. Leominster @ Algonquin
  • 5:15pm ARHS Girls Volleyball vs. Marlborough High School @ Marlborough High School

Friday, September 7, 2018

  • 3:30 pm – ARHS Field Hockey vs. Westborough High School @ 911 Memorial Field
  • 7:00 pm – ARHS Football vs. Worcester North @ Algonquin

Saturday, September 8, 2018

  • 7:00 pm – ARHS Boys Soccer vs. St. John’s @ Algonquin

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