The AMSA Voice

Kelvin Kiptum set a world record for his time in the Chicago Marathon last year.

Mourning a death — and the potential for the man who died in his prime

Kelvin Kiptum was poised to set a record once thought unimaginable
By Will Holmes, Staff writer March 20, 2024

Kenyan marathoner Kelvin Kiptum died in a car crash on Feb. 11, dealing a devastating blow to the long-distance running community. The 24-year-old, in the prime of his career, was drawing closer to the...

Bill Belichick and Tom Brady formed arguably the best coach-quarterback combination in NFL history.

Was Brady the secret sauce all along?

Bill Belichick's Patriots struggled after the quarterback left -- and it ultimately cost the coach his job
By Tommy Genninger, Staff writer January 23, 2024

Was it Bill Belichick's coaching and system or was it quarterback Tom Brady's talent and drive to succeed? That was the debate when Brady left New England in 2019 after 20 seasons. Together, Belichick...

Pete Jones has led AMSAs athletic department for the past seven years.

AMSA’s Pete Jones named athletic director of the year

By Ashley Correll, Sports editor March 23, 2023

Chances are, if you’ve been to an AMSA sporting event, you’ve seen a guy coordinating this and that and who seems to know everybody. This man would almost surely be Pete Jones, AMSA’s athletic director....

Alexia Putellas is arguably the best female soccer player in the world.

Alexia Putellas is the greatest athlete you’ve never heard of

By Tuesday Benander, Editor January 11, 2023

Have you heard of Cristiano Ronaldo?  How about Lionel Messi? They’re generally regarded as the best soccer players of the past generation (perhaps ever) in the men’s world, known even among...

Players on the U.S. Womens National Team, despite greater success and attendance, were paid less than their male counterparts for decades.

The U.S. Women’s National Team finally gets long overdue respect … and compensation

By Tuesday Benander, Staff writer April 24, 2022

I’ll never forget the first time my dad asked me to sit down and watch a U.S. Women’s National Team game with him. It was June 11, 2019, and the FIFA Women’s World Cup had just started. My jaw hit...

The boys basketball team had the chance to play before a large crowd in time for Senior Night.

To high school athletes’ joy, the fans are back to see them play

By Catie Scott, Sports editor March 8, 2022

When Fore Kicks and Navin Arena in Marlborough announced that they were lifting their spectator restrictions at the end of January, winter athletes were relieved. Life, perhaps, could move toward "normal"...

The girls volleyball team has become a focal point of AMSAs athletic program.

Dig, set, spike: AMSA volleyball assumes center stage

By Catie Scott, Sports editor January 4, 2022

The crowd is roaring, the bleachers are shaking with the celebration of excited students, and a parent is rallying the crowd for another point -- one would assume that this scene takes place at a high...

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