Newton North shares pool with Perkins School for the Blind

By Justin A. Rice © Daily News Tribune, Waltham, Massachusetts — NEWTON — As much as yesterday’s sixth annual exhibition meet between the Newton North girls swim team and the Perkins School for the Blind was about giving back, making friends and learning life lessons, there was also a practical and technical lesson for the Tigers to learn. While North coach Kirsten Tuohy always asks her swimmers to count their strokes so they can work on reducing the number of strokes they take per length, she especially likes to reinforce that point at the Perkins meet – during which she blacks out her team’s goggles with duct tape…. READ ARTICLE


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