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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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PLAYER PROFILE: Neda Morakabati, girls varsity volleyball

PLAYER PROFILE: Neda Morakabati, girls varsity volleyball

Ella Kitterman, Staff Writer
January 27
Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Player Profiles, Sports

The warm up and the music. I’m really into EDM and Trap. Beat drops really get me excited and good warm ups, like nice fast-paced warm ups and everyone being into them really pumps me up.

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PLAYER PROFILE: Tim Weighart, boys cross country

PLAYER PROFILE: Tim Weighart, boys cross country

Ella Kitterman, Staff Writer
January 24
Filed under Boys Cross Country, Fall Sports, Player Profiles, Sports

During practices we just talk and have a good time. During races, you only think about what you have to do next. You just focus on the race and nothing else.

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Success of fall teams goes unappreciated

Success of fall teams goes unappreciated

Evan Marohn, Staff Writer
January 16
Filed under Boys Cross Country, Fall Sports, Girls Swim and Dive, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

The runners cross the finish line one by one, exhausted and out of breath. As the scorer records their places and times, it is clear that Brookline has won again, adding one more “W” to their impressive record. But despite this impressive achievement, they receive no more than a few scattered cheers from the parents and teammates lining the course.

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Team spirit encourages unity and confidence

Team spirit encourages unity and confidence

Iman Khan, Staff Writer
January 12
Filed under Boys Soccer, Girls Cross Country, Girls Soccer, Girls Swim and Dive, Girls Volleyball, Showcase, Sports

Teamwork is an essential part of every sport, but how is team bonding incorporated?

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Player Profile: Emma Ewas, girls varsity field hockey

Player Profile: Emma Ewas, girls varsity field hockey

Sascha Wolf-Sorokin, Staff Writer
December 10
Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Player Profiles, Sports

Photo provided by Emma Ewas What professional athlete in field hockey do you admire most and why? I met Rachel Dawson when I was a freshman. She's on the U.S. women's olympic team and I admire her a lot because she's so strong and she works so hard. I've seen her practice and she just puts 100...

2015 Fall Playoff Recap

2015 Fall Playoff Recap

Ani Mathison, Staff Writer
December 5
Filed under Boys Cross Country, Boys Golf, Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Girls Cross Country, Girls Soccer, Girls Swim and Dive, Girls Volleyball, Sports

As the winter season begins, here's a look at some of the playoff highlights of teams of the fall season: Girls Soccer The girls varsity soccer team finished their regular season with a record of 5-0-3. After beating Haverhill in the first round of the playoffs, the team lost to Central Catholic in the Division 1 Nort...

Player Profile: Charlie Widing, boys varsity soccer

Player Profile: Charlie Widing, boys varsity soccer

Sascha Wolf-Sorokin, Staff Writer
December 4
Filed under Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Player Profiles, Sports

Photo provided by Verda Abulaf If you could be any one of your teammates who would you be and why? I'd be Edmund [Geschickter] because he's a really good leader.   What professional athlete in soccer do you admire most and why? I would go with Wayne Rooney because he's very talent...

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: Thea Charles-Moon, girls varsity swimming

Player Profile: Thea Charles-Moon, girls varsity swimming

Sascha Wolf-Sorokin, Staff Writer
November 30
Filed under Girls Swim and Dive, Player Profiles, Sports

PHOTO PROVIDED BY THEA CHARLES-MOON If you could be anyone of your teammates who would you be and why? Valentina Rojas. She's so dedicated and so fast. She's really inspiring. Everyday she comes in, she works hard, and it shows off in her meets. What's your mindset before meets? I like to just be alon...

Weather aggravates cross country runners

Weather aggravates cross country runners

Paul Miller-Schmidt, Staff Writer
November 29
Filed under Boys Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

Fall sports, especially cross country, hold long, repetitive seasons, spanning from blood-boiling August to glacial November. Comfort progresses parabolically, leaving the sweatless days of late September as the gold of the season.

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