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  • March 7STATES PLAY: Wednesday, March 15 and Thursday, 16 at 7:30 pm in the Roberts/Dubbs Auditorium

  • March 7Ticket sales for Junior Semi-Formal began March 1st and will continue until Wednesday, March 15th.

  • March 7SPRING PLAY: "EVERY 28 HOURS" March 8, 3:30 pm, March 9 & 10, 7:30 pm, March 11, 3:30 pm & 7:30 pm in the Black Box theater

Spring season presents new athletic options for seniors

Spring season presents new athletic options for seniors

Maddie Nagler, Sports Writing Editor
March 21
Filed under Boys Lacrosse, Girls Lacrosse, Girls Outdoor Track, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

Senioritis: A loss of motivation is school work or school-related activities. Everyone knows that as the school year goes on, seniors tend to shift their focus from completing work to spending more time with friends. Therefore, one may expect that in congruence with losing interest in doing school work, ...

Seniors find new meaning in their sports during the spring season

Seniors find new meaning in their sports during the spring season

Maddie Nagler, Sports writing editor
March 20
Filed under Sports

Senioritis: A loss of motivation is school work or school-related activities. Everyone knows that as the school year goes on, seniors tend to shift their focus from completing work to spending more time with friends. Therefore, one may expect that in congruence with losing interest in doing school work, ...

Pole vaulter launches his way onto the track team

Pole vaulter launches his way onto the track team

Becky Perelman
March 20
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Nick Collins stands in line, and a certain calmness takes over him. He smiles at the people around him but still manages to keep his focus. He steps up to the line and begins to run with the pole. After counting exactly ten paces, he jumps. He flies 12 feet up into the air, soaring over the bar -- a ...

Fundraising pays dividends for athletes

Fundraising pays dividends for athletes

Colby Sutton, Staff Writer
March 20
Filed under Boys Crew, Boys Swim and Dive, Cheerleading, Girls Crew, Showcase, Sports

Many sports teams get the opportunity to travel around the country and compete against some of the nation’s toughest competition. As they catch the country’s attention, they help to put Brookline on the map. The trip helps teams establish a community as tight knit as a family. It is beneficial f...

Twins push each other in competition

Twins push each other in competition

Yuen Ting Chow, Staff Writer
March 19
Filed under Boys Lacrosse, Boys Soccer, Girls Lacrosse, Girls Outdoor Track, Girls Soccer, Showcase, Sports

Twins. One in 30 babies born is a twin - an increase of 76 percent since the 1980s according to the National Center for Health Studies. With this increase, having twins who play the same sports is becoming more and more common. Being twins on the same sports team can affect performance, relations...

Teams combat stress through yoga

Teams combat stress through yoga

Chloe Barber, Staff Writer
March 12
Filed under Boys Hockey, Showcase, Skiing, Sports, Winter Sports

Athletes are scattered around the room, waiting for practice to start. The coach walks in and everyone knows it’s time to begin. But instead of heading towards the exercise machines, everyone grabs a thin mat, unrolls it on the floor and begins in Downward Dog. Many winter sports teams complete a yoga rou...

Crew team preview

Crew team preview

Becky Perelman and Maddie Nagler
March 1
Filed under Sports

Crew is commonly associated with the word cult, a relatively small group of people having practices regarded by others as strange or sinister. Because of the rigorous and demanding crew schedule, rowers at the high school spend a lot of time together and have created strong bonds. Yet, accordin...

Successful fall seasons result in numerous playoff bids

Successful fall seasons result in numerous playoff bids

Jamie Martinez, staff writer
February 4
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Preparation is key for any major competition. However, this is especially true for playoffs. This fall, girls and boys varsity soccer, boys and girls varsity cross country, girls varsity swim and dive, and girls varsity volleyball all made it to the postseason.   The girls varsity cross country team ended t...

Athletes recognized with league wide accolades

Athletes recognized with league wide accolades

Daisy Elliot, Staff writer
February 4
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Long practices, late night homework, missing social events and losing time with friends: these are all commitments and sacrifices that fall athletes must make.   In addition to team recognition for their commitment, selected athletes are chosen for honorable mentions and Bay State All Star Awards near th...

Player Profile: Henry Shaffer

Player Profile: Henry Shaffer

Sarah Hughes, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under Showcase, Skiing, Sports

Junior Henry Shaffer has been skiing since he was 5 years old, and it’s his third year on the alpine ski team. Even though he is in the China Exchange program and will have to miss states, he looks forward to supporting his teammates while he is here. The team hopes to increase the number of skier...

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