WNBA’s Bria Holmes as the next WBB Head Coach

PUTNAM, Conn. – Putnam Science Academy is thrilled to announce the hiring of WNBA player Bria Holmes as its next women’s basketball coach. “I am so honored for this great opportunity at Putnam Science Academy,” said Holmes, who was a 2016 first-round draft pick of the Atlanta Dream and has also played for the Connecticut […]


The Road to the Final Four goes through Putnam. Thanks to some magical runs and some dominating performances, Putnam Science Academy will be well-represented at the NCAA men’s Final Four this weekend, as FOUR former Mustangs are on teams that have advanced to the season’s final weekends. UConn’s Hassan Diarra (Class of 2020), Florida Atlantic’s […]

Mouhamed Dioubate’s dream season!!

You may have had a good week, and if so, Mouhamed Dioubate is happy for you. But nevertheless, he’ll see your good week and raise you his. The Putnam Science Academy post grad basketball player had arguably the best week in PSA history, one that left a lot of people, including Dioubate himself, shaking their […]

Men’s Prep wins the National Prep Championship

WORCESTER, Mass. – Mouhamed Dioubate had 14 points, seven rebounds, three assists, and three blocks Friday night, while Baye Ndongo made two free throws with 0.3 seconds and Putnam Science Academy won its second straight National Prep basketball championship by beating Sunrise Christian Academy 80-76 on March 10. It is PSA’s fourth national title overall, […]

Men’s Prep wins back to back Power 5 Championships!

SPRINGFIELD, MASS: The motto at this point in the basketball season is always “survive and advance.” Don’t apologize for any wins, don’t focus on too many negatives in a win. Just survive and advance. Putnam Science Academy’s Men’s Prep team did just that March 5, winning the Power 5 Conference Tournament with an 80-73 victory […]

Men’s Elite takes home Power 5 Championship for the first time!

SPRINGFIELD, MASS: You can’t assume it’s going to happen. You can’t expect it’s going to happen. You can’t hope it’s going to happen. Those were the words PSA Boys Elite coach John Cavaliere colorfully spoke to his team at halftime of the Power 5 AA Conference Tournament final on March 5. He had just watched […]

15 PSA Alum dancing in March Madness

Fresh off a fourth national prep championship, Putnam Science Academy is set to watch 15 former players vie for an NCAA championship. The names kept popping up Sunday as the men’s and women’s NCAA Tournament fields were announced – 14 teams featuring 15 past Mustangs in all. Jose Perez’s West Virginia Mountaineers kick off the […]

Darryl Simmons the new All-Time 3-Point leader

NEW BRITAIN – Darryl Simmons became the school’s all-time leader in 3-pointers made Tuesday night when he drained one from the left wing roughly midway through the first half of the Mustangs’ 104-52 win over We Believe Academy. “I’m leaving a mark until I leave here,” said Simmons, who also has a good chance to […]

Esports wins their 1st CIAC State Championship

Ibo Rivera’s phone kept going off because Gavin Lo Vasco kept texting. “It was like 3 o’clock in the morning,” Asst. Coach Rivera said. “Gavin’s out in California and he was just flying questions out at me… I think we stopped talking around 4:30.” But it was that conversation that really took Putnam Science Academy’s […]

Hamidou Diallo returns to visit PSA!

A student new to Putnam Science Academy walked into a classroom on September 8 and remarked to his teacher, “The NBA player who went here…he’s down in the gym.” When asked how he looked, the student’s eyes widened and the smile grew over his face as he responded, “Like an NBA player!” The early fall […]