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MHS Boys Basketball Suffers First Loss

MHS Boys Basketball Suffers First Loss

Tyler Madden, Staff Writer

December 23, 2016


Filed under MHS, Sports

The MHS boys basketball team traveled to the capital city of Hartford Thursday Night to take on new conference rival Hartford Public. Manchester was unable to come out with the win suffering their first loss of the season, 69-62. The game was close at points, tied at 14 the end of the first quarter. Har...

RECAP + VIDEO: 12/19/16 Boys’ Basketball Home Opener vs. Enfield

RECAP + VIDEO: 12/19/16 Boys’ Basketball Home Opener vs. Enfield

Tyler Madden, Staff Writer

December 20, 2016


Filed under Carousel, MHS, Sports

The MHS boys basketball team hosted Enfield in their home opener Monday Night inside a packed Clarke Arena. They gave the fans exactly what they wanted, defeating Enfield 105-58. The atmosphere was ecstatic and that energy transferred to the entire team. Every player that got into the game for Manchester...

RECAP + VIDEO: 12/17/16 Boys’ Basketball vs. Platt

RECAP + VIDEO: 12/17/16 Boys’ Basketball vs. Platt

Tyler Madden, Staff Writer

December 18, 2016


Filed under MHS, Sports

The snow didn't stop the Manchester High Varsity Boys Basketball team as they opened their season on the road with a 82-72 victory against Platt High in Meriden Saturday night. PJ Buccheri gave MHS a much-needed boost early, scoring 17 points with five three-pointers in the first half as MHS had the le...

Three to See: MHS Boys Basketball

Three to See: MHS Boys Basketball

Tyler Madden, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016


Filed under Carousel, MHS, Sports

The Manchester High School Boys Basketball team is gearing up for their season. Last year, under the leadership of second-year head coach John Reiser, the team was able to turn a 3-17 record 2 seasons ago into a 9-12 record which included a spot in the State Tournament. Even though it is a new season, there ...

The Final Whistle

The Final Whistle

Jason Owen, Sports Editor

December 3, 2016


Filed under Carousel, MHS, Sports, Tea Time

For the past 10 years I’ve followed a similar fall tradition. Lace up my cleats, tighten my chin straps, join the huddle. For 10 years, football has been everything for me. It’s become my release and the team, my family. Football’s my passion. On the night of November 23rd was the last high ...

Senior Girls Take the Win

Senior Girls Take the Win

Sheridan Meek, News Editor

November 11, 2016


Filed under Carousel, Events, Features, MHS, Sports

Every year, Manchester High School students, friends, and families break out their mittens, hats, and blankets to bear the cold November weather and support the junior and senior girls in “Turkey Bowl.” School spirit and competition are very evident in this MHS powderpuff tradition, and this year was no...

Get Ready for Turkey Bowl!

Get Ready for Turkey Bowl!

Maddie Bockus, Features Editor

November 9, 2016


Filed under Carousel, Events, Features, Local, MHS, News, Sports

Just as Manchester High is settling back down after all the homecoming festivities, students have a new event to look forward to: the annual Turkey Bowl game. Turkey Bowl is a powderpuff game, which is a flag football competition between girls from the Junior and Senior Classes. Students can support t...

BREAKING NEWS: Girls Soccer Game Postponed

BREAKING NEWS: Girls Soccer Game Postponed

Jenna Leon, Opinion Editor

November 7, 2016


Filed under Carousel, Events, Features, Local, MHS, News, Sports

Today, November 7th, the Manchester High School girls soccer team made the two hour trip down to Westhill High School in Stamford, Connecticut for the first round of the State Championship. After mentally preparing for the game, they arrived to find out that the CIAC forgot a team in the seeding, which me...

It’s Over for the Seniors… but Not Yet

It’s Over for the Seniors… but Not Yet

Jenna Leon, Opinion Editor

October 26, 2016


Filed under Carousel, Events, Features, Local, MHS, News, Sports

After going into overtime, the end of the game had a score of 2-2; Manchester vs. Tolland. The boys’ soccer game on October 25th, 2016  was one of the most frustrating games to watch, and I am sure even more frustrating to play. However, this wasn’t any typical game. Senior night starts with th...

RECAP: Girls’ Soccer Senior Night

RECAP: Girls’ Soccer Senior Night

Tyler Madden, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016


Filed under Carousel, MHS, Sports

It’s always a special night: Senior Night, a time to honor the dedication and performance of the leaders of your team. The Varsity Girls Soccer team had a game under the lights on Wednesday, October 19th, as they battled E.O. Smith. Manchester came into the game with a record of 4-5-3 and E.O. Smith with a...

Boys Soccer Earns States Home Game

Boys Soccer Earns States Home Game

Katyland Facas, Senior Staff Writer

October 18, 2016


Filed under Carousel, MHS, Sports

The Boys’ Soccer Team had a tough game on Monday against Southington. Southington scored off of a penalty kick in the first half of the game, making the score 1-0. Manchester came back during the second half with Senior Captain Myles Hurley scoring a goal in the last 10 minutes of the game. The...

Joey Pearl Shatters Record

Joey Pearl Shatters Record

Julia Pardi, Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2016


Filed under Carousel, Events, Features, Local, News, Sports

Manchester Boys and Girls Cross Country have had a successful season with lots of athletes who have continued to beat their personal records. Manchester faced East Catholic on October 4th. Although the boys suffered a tough lost with a score of 31-24, junior, Joey Pearl, rejoiced in his first place fin...