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Mrs. Abeggs room from the outside, decorated as a Medieval castle.

Mrs. Abegg closes Canterbury Tales unit with activities and fun


Want to take a trip back to the Middle Ages? Then make sure to take a pass by Mrs. Abegg’s room which is decked out in Medieval decor. Abegg’s class has just finished reading Geoffery Chaucer’s...

(From Left) Gloucester captain Robert Schuster, captain PJ Zappa, and sophomore Brett Cunningham all scramble for the ball.

Boys Lacrosse narrowly loses to the Panthers

YAHIR COLLADO, Sports Writer April 15, 2022

Last night, the Fishermen lacrosse team lost to the Beverly Panthers at home 10-9. The game was thrilling, and the audience at Newell was ecstatic. The game seemed to go on and on with each team replying...

Gloucester senior Keith Horne runs away from the Swampscott defender.

Fishermen give Swampscott the blues after win

YAHIR COLLADO, Sports Writer April 12, 2022

Last night, the Fishermen boys lacrosse team won at home against Swampscott. Swept the year prior, Gloucester came in with a new Head Coach and different energy. Beautiful goaltending by senior Daniel...

Gloucester Captain Jack Costanzo skating to the puck.

Gloucester’s historic playoff run ends with a 6-3 loss

YAHIR COLLADO, Sports Writer March 16, 2022

Last night, the No. 2 Fishermen Hockey team finished up their season with a 6-3 loss against the No. 3 Canton Bulldogs at the Tsongas Arena. Four quick goals in the first five minutes of the game made...

Gloucester fans throw hats on the ice to celebrate captain Jack Costanzos Hat Trick.

Fishermen gallop past the Mustangs and advance to Final Four

YAHIR COLLADO, Sports Writer March 14, 2022

This past Friday, the Fishermen Hockey team won 6-4 against the Norwood Mustangs. Four goals by Gloucester’s Senior captain Jack Costanzo propelled the team to the final four. “Boys worked their...

Gloucesters Nate Montagnino picking up his dribble against an Auburn defender.

GHS Boys Basketball advances to round of 32 after defeating Auburn

YAHIR COLLADO, Sports Writer March 2, 2022

After a bumpy season, the Fishermen Basketball team took the Auburn Rockets down, 61-45. Gloucester came into this game with a higher rank and did not disappoint. Offensive playmaking and a strong defensive...

Gloucesters two sectional champions Daniel Beaton and Michael Toppan pose with members of the wrestling team.

Gloucester crowns two champions at sectional tournament

JAYDEN TOPPAN, Contributor February 16, 2022

This past weekend at the Division 3 North Sectional Tournament, Gloucester wrestling made history again, crowning two champions, senior Captain Daniel Beaton and Sophomore Michael Toppan.  The two wrestlers ...

Captain Kyle Clifford turns the corner in the mile at the 2022 NEC Championship.

GHS indoor track team places 6th at 2022 NEC Championship

ANDREW COELHO, Staff Writer February 10, 2022

On February 6th, the Gloucester High School Indoor Track and Field team traveled to Roxbury for the 2022 Northeastern Conference League Championship Meet. This meet was held at the Reggie Lewis Track and...

A slice of pizza from Captain Hooks located on Washington St.

A slice of life: a pizza tour of Gloucester

SOFIA ORLANDO, Staff Writer February 7, 2022

Pizza, an iconic dish originating all the way back to Geata, Italy 997 AD,  has made an impressive footprint on the food industry. And with the meal being an Italian classic, it only makes sense that...

Gloucester Fishermen Hockey celebrates after their 7-3 win against Marblehead.

Fishermen hockey makes history sweeping Marblehead

YAHIR COLLADO, Sports Writer January 28, 2022

This past Wednesday, Fishermen Hockey unleashed an offensive onslaught in the final minutes of the game to win 7-3 against the Marblehead Magicians. Gloucester defended the tank and looked to make history....

Boys hockey team celebrates its home opener win

GHS Boys Hockey wins home opener

YAHIR COLLADO, Staff Writer December 13, 2021

The GHS Boys Hockey team started off their season strong with a 6-4 win against the North Andover Knights on Saturday December 11 at the Dorothy Talbot Rink. “The boys played great in the home opener,...

GHS Football falls to Ipswich

GHS Football falls to Ipswich

YAHIR COLLADO, Staff Writer November 15, 2021

Gloucester traveled to Jack Welch Stadium this past Thursday in hopes of winning a second straight game but came up short against the Ipswich Tigers in a 29-22 loss. “We fought hard but just could...

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