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Football Merger Brings Mixed Emotions, Adjustments to Greylock

Laura Dupuis, Features Editor

September 17, 2019

After experiencing a low projected turnout this past spring for the fall season, the Mount Greylock football team merged with former opponent, Drury High School.  The Mount Greylock administration decided that although there were not enough students to make a full team, the students should still get...

Boys’ Soccer Shuffled Defense Joins Returning Offense

Jackie Wells, Sports Editor

September 16, 2019

After a 10-7-2 record and journey all the way to the Western Mass semifinals last year, this year’s boys’ varsity soccer captains hope to steer the Mounties through another successful season.  The team returns with the same goals they start every season with: qualify for the tournament, win th...

Sportlight: Finn Welch

Sportlight: Finn Welch

Lucy McWeeny, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

The Echo interviewed Finn Welch, a senior and captain of the Greylock Boys’ Soccer Team, about his interest in and passion for soccer.  Echo: How long have you been playing soccer for? Welch: I’ve been playing since I was about five, and my first word was “ball.” Soccer is a big thing in m...

Boys’ Track Sees Success in Invites, Early League

Boys’ Track Sees Success in Invites, Early League

Jackie Wells, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

With spring sports up and running (and jumping and throwing) again, the boys’ track team is off to a strong start to their season with impressive performances at invitationals and undefeated league status. With many experienced returnees and a load of newcomers, the boys have ambitious goals for t...

Fink, Boys’ Tennis Take Win at Mount Everett

Fink, Boys’ Tennis Take Win at Mount Everett

Owen Tucker-Smith, Editor-in-Chief

April 25, 2019

The boys’ tennis team earned their first win of the season on Tuesday, topping Mount Everett 3-2. Senior Jacob Fink and eighth grader Nate Verter each came out in front in first and third singles, respectively, and the first doubles combo of junior Ryan Narey and eighth grader Finn Carothers also won,...

Boys’ Lacrosse Regular Season to Open Tonight

Sam Whittum, Sports Editor

April 8, 2019

Now into the third week of spring sports, the boys lacrosse team has been training hard as their first seasonal games approach. Like always, the team has to adjust to the loss of last year’s seniors, as well as the addition of new Varsity players. With a wide range of grades on Varsity, the team did...

Students Get Into March Madness

Krishan Rai, Staff Writer

March 31, 2019

March Madness, the annual NCAA basketball tournament, is well underway, having started in Mid-March and set to end with a national championship on April 8th. The tournament consists of 68 men’s basketball teams, who compete in a 64 team single elimination bracket after the “First Four” are elimin...

Track Heads Into Season With Young Talent, Robust Team Size

Sam Whittum, Sports Editor

March 26, 2019

As the snow starts to melt, the boys and girls Track and Field team runs into this season with a lot of enthusiasm and a lot of people - 25% of the school, in fact. With the girls’ team made up of 76 and the boys’ with 60, there are a lot of new faces with fresh talent to add to the team, along with ...

Skiers Clinch Gold, Silver Positions at State Championship

Skiers Clinch Gold, Silver Positions at State Championship

Sam Whittum, Sports Editor

March 10, 2019

Last Tuesday at Notchview, Mt. Greylock’s girls' Nordic ski team claimed their fourth consecutive State Champions title and the boys grabbed second place. After the race was postponed twice due to bad weather, the team gave it their all in their final race of the season, and the results paid off. T...

Athlete Spotlight: An Interview with Derek Paris

Krishan Rai, Staff Writer

March 2, 2019

The Mount Greylock boys’ varsity basketball team has had a fairly successful season. The Echo sat down with Derek Paris, a freshman that made a difference for the team in his first season playing with them. Echo: How successful do you think the basketball team has been this season? Paris: I me...

Mounties Find Success in Northern Berkshire Hockey Co-op

Alex Wilson, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019

This year Mount Greylock’s hockey players have joined Drury High School to form a perfect storm for winning. One of the best teams in Western Massachusetts this season, their last three wins of this winter season demonstrate that this hockey combination is a mix of nerve, smarts, and game. Adding other ...

Skiers Dominant in Early Races

Skiers Dominant in Early Races

Sam Whittum, sports editor

January 15, 2019

With a winter without much snow so far, both the boys’ and girls’ cross country ski teams’ seasons have been off to a good start. The teams have had three official races so far, along with one unofficial, which took place on the 15th, all of which had great outcomes. The race on the 15th was a prac...

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