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  • March 27School Committee Meeting: March 30 at 6:00 PM in the Walsh School Committee Room, 5th Floor, Town Hall.

  • March 27 Brookline High School Dance Marathon for Boston Children’s Hospital: April 13th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Brookline Teen Center.

  • March 27College panel for students with learning differences will be held on Tuesday, April 4th at 7 pm in the MLK room

Cheerleaders leap to new heights

Cheerleaders leap to new heights

December 20
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

http://youtu.be/POgMxxRZwz0 “This is Warrior Nation!” The high school’s cheerleaders cried as they begin their routine at the TD Garden during the Celtics pre-game show on Friday, November 14th. According to new co-coach Erin Sheedy-Amatucci, the Celtics pre-game performance is a culmination of everything that the cheerleading te...

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...

Warriors ousted in semifinals by Acton-Boxborough

Warriors ousted in semifinals by Acton-Boxborough

November 13
Filed under Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Sports

This Veterans Day, Brookline fans filed into Manning Stadium in Lynn, Massachusetts, hoping their team would get a win and move one step closer to a state championship. After beating Medford 2-0 and Peabody 1-0, the Brookline Warriors had moved on to the third round of the state tournament to face...

Injuries fail to deter strong leadership

Injuries fail to deter strong leadership

November 8
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Fall sports are now in full swing; the fans roar as the ball sails into the back of the net, a blindingly fast wide receiver touches down in the endzone and a runner crosses the finish line in record time. All of these are telltale signs of success, signs that send shockwaves of enthusiasm throu...

Sports team gear

Sports team gear

November 4
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The high school’s fall sports teams have individually purchased new team gear and warm-ups. To sports teams, team gear can be a way to unify the teams’ appearances at meets and games. Teams such as girls varsity soccer and girls varsity field hockey had many options, from sweatpants to T-shirts and...

Freshmen additions shift soccer team dynamics

Freshmen additions shift soccer team dynamics

October 27
Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Soccer, News, Sports

Seven seniors, five juniors, five sophomores, nine freshmen. This new cohort for the girls varsity soccer team is nothing like it was from last year, when there were only two freshmen. While this is a radical change that has shifted the dynamics of the team, most of the players see these new add...

2013-2014 most successful sports teams

May 28
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Spring Sports, Winter Sports

Brookline Varsity Basketball As expected, this past winter the boys varsity basketball team proved to be solid and cohesive, pulling together another successful season. Boys varsity basketball coach Luke Day said he is extremely proud of everything about the program right now. “I have an immense ...

Bay State All Stars

Bay State All Stars

May 28
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Spring Sports, Winter Sports

[metaslider id=9645]Charlotte Cole (senior, skiing) Skiing is something I spend a lot of time doing. I train really, really hard for it. It’s really nice to see all that work pay off, especially when you’re training year round for a sport you can only do during one season. Obi Obiora (senior,...

New girls soccer coach selected

New girls soccer coach selected

May 1
Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports

A committee headed by Athletic Director Pete Rittenberg has chosen Robert Sprague to succeed Joslyn Vendola as head coach for the girls varsity soccer team. Athletic Director Pete Rittenburg said he and a committee followed a comprehensive process to choose the new coach, although some people crit...

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...

Player Profile: Carrie Tucker, cheerleading

December 4
Filed under Cheerleading, Fall Sports, Player Profiles, Sports

Sag: Do you think that you guys do a good job influencing the team’s energy when you’re cheering on the sidelines? Tucker: I’d like to think that we do. I’ve talked to some of the football players and they say they like our cheers, and the crowd gets involved in it, so that’s good. Sag: W...

Divers adapt to tough mental demands

Divers adapt to tough mental demands

November 30
Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Swim and Dive, Sports

While throwing your body into the air, twisting around twice and ending gracefully may seem like a daunting task, it is just another day of practice for the members of the girls diving team. The team works diligently five days a week to improve their skills. However, the tough mental demands of the ...

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