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Fundraising pays dividends for athletes

Fundraising pays dividends for athletes

Colby Sutton, Staff Writer
March 20, 2017
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, 2017
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...

Soccer participates in events to benefit the community

Soccer participates in events to benefit the community

Maisie Kramer, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016
Filed under Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Girls Soccer, Sports, Uncategorized

Needed: talented soccer players with a passion for creating positive change in the Brookline community. The boys and girls soccer teams’ volunteer efforts benefit the teams themselves and the community. According to girls soccer coach Robert Sprague, the biggest day of volunteering is the 3v3 tournament, ...

Swim and dive cap off perfect season

Swim and dive cap off perfect season

Sophie Hafner, Staff Writer
November 10, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Swim and Dive, Showcase, Sports

Clamorous cheers filled the air. This was the moment they had all been waiting for. Tied for points, it all came down to these last few swimmers in the final race of the night, a 4x100 freestyle relay. They couldn’t lose to Newton North, their biggest rivals. The swimmers took off, and the nerves in...

Player Profile: Alex Van Overbeeke-Costello

Player Profile: Alex Van Overbeeke-Costello

Daisy Elliot, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
Filed under Cheerleading, Sports

How long have you been doing cheerleading? I started as a sophomore. I had no experience before that. What is your role as captain for cheerleading? I think I do a lot to keep the morale high, like making sure that everybody is feeling good about what they are doing because cheerleading is a h...

Water polo team allows players to stay in shape

Water polo team allows players to stay in shape

Marco Georgaklis, Breaking News Writing Editor
October 29, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

Squash, curling and fencing were all clubs before successfully transforming into official sports that offer formal coaching as well as a health and fitness credit. Now, many students have devoted their time and effort to create an opportunity for another sport, water polo.

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New JV girls soccer coach brings extensive experience

New JV girls soccer coach brings extensive experience

Jillian Goldstein, Opinions Writing Editor
October 29, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Soccer, Showcase, Sports

A team of soccer players relies on their coach to succeed. The coach must be a leader, role model and friend to form proper bonds and to develop new skills. This role cannot be filled by just anyone. The girls junior varsity soccer team has a new coach this year, Charlton MacVeagh, who has been hea...

Athletes Achieve National Rankings

Athletes Achieve National Rankings

Valentina Rojas-Posada, Breaking News Managing Editor
October 29, 2016
Filed under Boys Cross Country, Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports, Squash, Winter Sports

National rankings are not awarded to typical athletes. Whether rankings are based off how well your team does, how much you contribute or if you are solely ranked in order of time, nationally ranked athletes have devoted their life to their sport and their hard work pays off. At the high school we ...

Assistant coaches support players

Assistant coaches support players

Ethan Gainsboro
October 19, 2016
Filed under Boys Cross Country, Boys Soccer, Football

“Two heads are better than one,” so does this mean the more assistant coaches for a sports team, the better? Head coaches tend to get the most attention, but assistant coaches can be just as valuable, especially for large teams. According to assistant cross country coach Nellie Triedman, one of...

Fall Sports Score Tracker

Fall Sports Score Tracker

Leon Yang, Co-Editor-in-Chief
September 9, 2016
Filed under Boys Cross Country, Boys Golf, Boys Soccer, Cheerleading, Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Football, Girls Cross Country, Girls Soccer, Girls Swim and Dive, Girls Volleyball, Sports

Stay tuned for the scores of your favorite fall sports teams! Graphics by Leon Yang

Track, swim, dive set records

Track, swim, dive set records

Leon Yang, Sports Writing Editor
April 19, 2016
Filed under Boys Indoor Track, Boys Swim and Dive, Fall Sports, Girls Indoor Track, Girls Swim and Dive, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

Throughout the long history of the high school, students have left their mark on athletics by setting school records. So far this year, multiple records have been broken in track and field and swimming and diving.

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What does a fall sports practice look like at the high school?

What does a fall sports practice look like at the high school?

Sofia Georgaklis, Sports Writing Editor
February 3, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The Sagamore broke down how each fall sports team at the high school spends their practice. We asked athletes on each team what a typical practice consists of.

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