High Schools

Week 5 football preview: Plymouth North-Duxbury game a clash of opposites

Myles Uva (with ball), shown in a game last fall, has 11 touchdown runs this season.

Vincent DeWitt/For the Globe

Plymouth North likes to run the ball while Duxbury prefers an aerial attack.

Bob Holmes’s Week 5 high school football selections

The Globe’s high school sports editor takes a shot at forecasting the weekend action.

Thursday’s school roundup: Ally Reynolds carries Weymouth to girls’ soccer victory

The senior forward scored a hat trick and had two assists as the Wildcats overpowered Walpole, 5-2.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/08/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/11022008_02webrock(3)-7957--90x90.jpg Needham will honor longtime soccer coach Don Brock

Brock started the Needham varsity program in 1961, winning 696 games and five state titles over 48 years.

Former Burlington High baseball coach Jim Curtin passes away

Curtin coached for 52 years, winning 612 regular season games and appearing in 39 MIAA tournaments.

Wednesday’s school roundup: Wayland holds off Concord-Carlisle in boys’ soccer

The No. 14 Warriors beat the sixth-ranked Patriots, 2-1, in boys’ soccer for the first time in five attempts.

Uncertainty around Everett causes drop in football Top 20

The Crimson Tide are now 1-3 and fell to No. 16 in the rankings.

School roundup

Tuesday’s school roundup: East Boston boys’ soccer ends Medford’s shutout streak

Seven minutes into the game, East Boston scored to end Medford’s seasonlong shutout of its opponents

Boys’ soccer

For Medford boys’ soccer team, no goals is the goal

Through its first nine games, Medford is 7-0-2 and has not let any opponent score.

Jason Lages leads Martha’s Vineyard soccer to victory

With the win, Martha’s Vineyard took over first place in the Eastern Athletic Conference

Hamilton-Wenham soccer wins spot in MIAA tourney

Nico Serpa scored the game’s lone goal with three minutes remaining.

Andover volleyball takes thriller over Barnstable

The win for Andover brought its record to 9-0, while Barnstable fell to 8-1

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/WebGraphics/Sports/BostonGlobe.com/2014/12/14allscholastics/14girlssoccer/img/PuntiriRyan.jpg Hingham girls’ soccer looking to bounce back

The defending state champions have struggled offensively and are off to a 4-3 start.

Dorchester football reloads for 4-0 start

New coach Raul Brown and quarterback Stephen Jacques have the Bears thinking big.


School roundup: Wilmington girls soccer improves to 10-0-0

The No. 3 Wildcats withstood a charge from No. 9 Arlington and won, 2-0.

Andover stays at No. 1 in volleyball top 20

Andover and Newton North are among a handful of unbeaten teams and are 1-2 in the latest rankings.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/10/03/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/chin100315LawrenceGovernor_sAcademyFB_spt1.jpg Billerica football team sporting a new attitude

“Now instead of going out and playing not to lose, we’re going out every game and we’re playing to win,’’ said Billerica coach Duane Sigsbury.

Plymouth South makes its field hockey Top 20 debut

At No. 15, Plymouth South sits with a 7-1-1 record.

Whitman-Hanson, Central Catholic a close 1-2 in girls’ soccer Top 20

Both teams are undefeated at 6-0.