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Assistant coaches support players

Assistant coaches support players

Ethan Gainsboro
October 19
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
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

Teams enforce athlete GPA policy

Teams enforce athlete GPA policy

Jake Brodsky, News Writing Editor
February 3
Filed under Boys Tennis, Fall Sports, Football, Girls Volleyball, Showcase, Sports

The thrill of representing the high school on a sports team and wearing the iconic blue or white jersey is, as varsity football coach and health and fitness teacher Keith Thomas put it, “a privilege, not a right.” With this privilege comes a certain responsibility to maintain academic standards ...

Lack of Facilities

Lack of Facilities

Sam Klein, Visuals Manager
February 3
Filed under Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Football, Girls Soccer, Sports

Of the 10 varsity sports that the high school offers in the fall, only half of them practice at the high school. The only varsity fall teams that compete at the high school are girls volleyball and girls swim and dive. Boys junior varsity soccer also practices and competes at the high school.

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Athletics help ease freshmen transition into the high school

Athletics help ease freshmen transition into the high school

Raven Bogues and Evan Marohn
December 2
Filed under Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Football, Girls Soccer, Sports

Practice is over, and athletes mill around, socializing as they leave the field and bonding as members of a common group. For freshmen and all athletes, this becomes a daily routine. Although the season will end, their newfound friendships and study habits may last for years to come. Although some...

Player Profile: Kay Takinami, boys varsity football

Player Profile: Kay Takinami, boys varsity football

Sascha Wolf-Sorokin, Staff Writer
November 18
Filed under Football, Player Profiles, Sports

PHOTO PROVIDED BY RICHARD SHEOLA If you could be any one of your teammates, who would you be and why? Probably Max [Bochman]. He's a really hard working dude. He probably has the best work ethic on our team, and he's just a really good football player.   What professional athlete in football do you admire...

Football tops Boston Latin in season opener

Edmund Geschickter, Social Media Manager
September 15
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

by Edmund Geschickter On Saturday, the varsity football team opened its 2015 campaign with an exciting 30-20 win over Boston Latin School at Parsons Field. A few plays after the opening kickoff, junior quarterback and defensive back Marquis Miller hit receiver and defensive back Sam Feingold-Gar...

Thanksgiving Week at BHS

Thanksgiving Week at BHS

November 28
Filed under Football, News, Sports

Powderpuff Football First Half Final Red 12 18 Blue 12 12   Junior Sydney Solem 70-yard touchdown run (6-0 Red) Senior Sophie Poole 25-yard touchdown run (6-6) Junior Nora Fischer-Mueller touchdown run (12-6 Red) Senior Spikey Freeman touchdown ru...

Boys varsity football team ends Thanksgiving day game loss on high note

Boys varsity football team ends Thanksgiving day game loss on high note

December 5
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

[metaslider id=8387] The boys varsity football team fell to Newton North High School by a score of 49-8 on the annual Thanksgiving day game. The Warriors managed a late touchdown and two point conversion to leave their mark on the scoreboard. Photos by Caroline Fishkin. Caroline Fishkin can be contacted at bhs.s...

Boys varsity football team seeks redemption in annual Thanksgiving day showdown

November 20
Filed under Football, Sports

Having lost to Newton North High School last year, the varsity football team is looking for a different result in this year’s Thanksgiving day game. “For me personally, it’s kind of about redeeming ourselves from last year,” senior Ben Knopf said. “The two years where I’ve played varsity, ...

New football coach fosters team unity

New football coach fosters team unity

October 15
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Being new to a group with its own unique culture and complexities is rarely an easy experience. This year, health and fitness teacher Keith Thomas is new to the high school’s varsity football team, and he is determined to have a positive impact on the team culture. Thomas became the varsity football c...

Resignation of varsity football coach sparks discussion of vision for athletics department

Resignation of varsity football coach sparks discussion of vision for athletics department

March 27
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

In a letter sent to the Boston Herald, Kevin Mahoney announced his resignation as the head coach of the varsity football team, citing a “vision for the football program that is not the same as the athletic director’s (Pete Rittenburg)”. Mahoney was hired in April 2010 and coached the team to a 6-27 record in the Bay State Conference during his three-year ten...

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