Athletics program named best in Massachusetts

By Alex Gershanov
Published: September 2009

Over the summer, Sports Illustrated crowned South’s athletic program as the best program in the state. This came as a surprise to many students who did not consider South to be a significant athletic powerhouse.

Athletics director Scott Perrin explained that Sports Illustrated examined state tournament brackets from all states and assessed a point value for the depth traveled in those brackets. The magazine also looked for teams reaching the national level.

“People think we’re not good at sports without looking at the facts, Perrin said.

South has had a multitude of sports reaching state level including Boys’ Volleyball, Boys’ Basketball, and the Golf Team. The Indoor and Outdoor Track Teams made it to nationals with indoor track winning the national championship in the 4×1 mile.

South has also produced multiple All-Americans in track.

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