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Friday, March 25, 2005


The diving team had an amazing season, thanks to the tremendous contribution of three Carlisle divers. Returning senior Rachel Grean became a natural leader and communicator on the squad. Grean proved an excellent finesse diver, and had improved her skills a good bit from the previous season. Grean had an excellent performance at the State Championship Meet, ...more

The girls swimming team had an unparalleled season this year with the contribution of several Carlisle athletes. Putting behind their 5-3 regular season record in the competitive Dual County League, the swimming team placed in the unprecedented third place at the State Meet in the post-season. ...more

For the first time in sixteen years, the girls fencing team placed first at the State Tournament as well as having an undefeated regular season. The team's performance this season could be attributed to the high level of commitment and hard work from all of the athletes on the team. Led by two seniors and eleven juniors, the team was composed of highly experienced ...more

Seven cross-country skiers named All-Stars


In the girls cross-country ski team tradition, the team ruled the Dual County League, reclaiming their first-place rank. This year's team was led by seniors Karin Knudson and Kelsey Smithwood of Concord. Junior Cassi Knight returned to the varsity team and was among the seven athletes on the team named League All-Stars. Knight also placed second or third on ...more

Basketball has strong Carlisle support ...more

The Carlisle Huskies Junior Varsity Boys basketball team became the first squad in the young JV program to win a game! In only the school's second year with a boys JV team, the Huskies finished the season with two wins and four losses. Head coach Andrew Mendosa had twenty (20) sixth- and seventh-graders on the team, including: Drew Albano, Griffin Creighton, ...more

The Concord-Carlisle cross-country ski team, under Carlisle's Dusty Johnstone's expert coaching, raced to finish an excellent season this year. Having been strong for the last few years, the C-C boys continued their pace all the way to the MIAA State Championship Meet in Windsor. They placed fourth behind other excellent teams. ...more

The 2005 season was a successful building year for the Concord-Carlisle basketball program. Starting the year with a promising 2-1 record, C-C's young varsity team struggled, losing six straight games by less than 10 points. However, the Patriots quickly pulled themselves together and managed to defeat Newton South, something which C-C has not been able to ...more

With a season record of 7-12, this year was certainly a building year for the CCHS varsity hockey team. For the first time in six years, the team did not qualify for the State Tournament. Coach Harrington felt that the team could have had a better chance of qualifying for the tournament if the players had "created more opportunities," as most games ...more

The Concord-Carlisle boys fencing team maintained their supremacy this season with a 12-2 record. Coming off of the undefeated season of 2003 and the State Championship win in 2004, the fencing team was younger, but did not lack the skills. ...more

This year the CCHS wrestling team achieved a phenomenal record of 20-2, a significant improvement over last year's record of 16-4. For the first time since 1984, the team placed first in the Dual County League (DCL) with nine wins and no losses. The team also made a solid performance at the MIAA Division 2 Central Sectional Tournament, placing fourth. ...more

This season the boys swimming and diving team followed in the footsteps of last year's team with a solid seventh-place finish at DCL championshi and a twelfth-place finish at States. Given the DCL's reputation as one of the most powerful leagues in the state, the team takes great pride in its overall record of 3-8. ...more

A bicentennial year brings with it a resurgence of interest in history. In honor of Carlisle's bicentennial, the Library will host several exhibits that highlight various aspects of the town's history, including The People of Carlisle, a photo exhibit that runs throughout the bicentennial year. The exhibit was created using images from the collections ...more

The CEF/CSA Auction, "All That Jazz, a Mardi Gras Night," on Saturday, March 19, was a rousing, rowdy success. The Carlisle Education Foundation (CEF) and the Carlisle School Association (CSA) joined together for the third year to present an entertaining evening of dinner and dance, and to raise funds to support educational needs for the ...more

This is the first appearance of a moss in the Biodiversity Corner so a little background on mosses will probably be useful for context and the language of mosses. ...more

I first heard about the Alexander Technique back when I was in college majoring in music. I remember having the impression that it was something I should learn. So a few summers ago, when I had the opportunity to sign up for a workshop at a summer music camp, I jumped at the chance. A small group of us met for 45 minutes a day for five days and the instructor, ...more

2005 The Carlisle Mosquito