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Hockey teams face challenges of before school practices

Hockey teams face challenges of before school practices

Emma Kahn, Staff writer
February 1
Filed under Sports

Beep! Beep! Beep! You hit your alarm clock with as much force as you can muster for 4 a.m., sink back into your pillow, feeling your tired eyes close, then quickly jolt up. It’s time for hockey practice. Yes, hockey practice at 5:30 in the morning. Though these practices build team morale, ultimately...

Teams vary training intensity over break

Teams vary training intensity over break

Marco Georgaklis, Breaking News Writing Editor
February 1
Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Girls Indoor Track, Showcase, Skiing, Sports

Winter break is often a time spent with family to rest and recover. But for athletes, it is also a time to prepare for the season and to ramp up the intensity of practice. Because each sport has its own attendance policy,  the number of practices over break and the ability to miss these practice...

What do you need to excel at hockey?

What do you need to excel at hockey?

Josh Gladstone, Staff Writer
January 30
Filed under Boys Hockey, Showcase, Sports

In this clip, Nick Dahlborg, a sophomore on the boys varsity hockey team, is practicing his shot.  He is working on his snap shot, one of the primary types of shots in hockey, which is used in closer distance situations for a quick release and a spurt of power.   ...

Fencing team looks to win a state title

Fencing team looks to win a state title

Sabrina Zhou, Staff Writer
January 26
Filed under Fencing, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

Imagine having to be on guard all the time, always analyzing and thinking one step ahead of everyone you meet. This year, with numerous hours of training and the right mindset, the fencing team wants to win a state title. According to junior Saam Rasool,  with dedication and practice, it is po...

Everything you need to be successful at crew!

Everything you need to be successful at crew!

Josh Gladstone, Staff Writer
January 23
Filed under Boys Crew, Showcase, Sports

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Player Profile: Sydney Jones

Player Profile: Sydney Jones

Zoe Videlefsky, Staff Writer
January 23
Filed under Girls Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Sydney Jones is a freshman on the girls varsity basketball team. Jones comes from a basketball family. Her father is the men's basketball coach at Boston University. She has played basketball her whole life, and just last year went with her team to Junior Nationals. Sydney is a point guard.   ...

Player profile: Leo Battite

Player profile: Leo Battite

Colby Sutton, Staff Writer
January 20
Filed under Player Profiles, Showcase, Sports

Leo Battite has been playing hockey since he was six years old. Now a senior and a captain on the boys team, he hopes to use his leadership and positive influence to lead the team to a successful season. via GIPHY What is it like to be a senior on the hockey team? As a captain and a senior, you have a...

Wrestling team combines technique and grit

Wrestling team combines technique and grit

Gabe Lee, Staff Writer
January 19
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Grit: the first word that comes into people's minds when they think of wrestling. It is exactly what you will need in this sport other than a pair of good wrestling shoes. Wrestling is not only about knockdowns and learning special techniques to hurdle people into the corner, but also about striving...

Summer Dreams sponsors youth in need

Summer Dreams sponsors youth in need

Natalie Jew, Staff Writer
January 18
Filed under Sports

The Summer Dreams basketball fundraiser was anything but ordinary. On the court, students fought to give inner city children the chance to go to summer camp: an opportunity these children would not have without the funds raised by the tournament. “I played for you today,” junior Richard Kh...

Team managers: the unsung heroes

Team managers: the unsung heroes

Yuen Ting Chow, Staff Writer
January 15
Filed under Showcase, Sports

“Who are these people?” senior wrestler Carson Murphy thought when a few non-wrestlers started regularly attending practices last year. Fast forward to today, Murphy is nothing but grateful for them. Being a team manager gives students the opportunity to learn about the tactics of a sport, help...

Player profile: Casey Ferrigno

Player profile: Casey Ferrigno

Chloe Barber, Staff Writer
January 15
Filed under Player Profiles, Showcase, Sports

  At seven years old, current sophomore Casey Ferrigno decided to start playing hockey. She now plays left wing on the girls varsity hockey team. What do you most like about hockey? I feel like it’s different from a lot of other sports. There’s skating instead of running, and it...

Exclusive Q and A with Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein

Exclusive Q and A with Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein

Ethan Gainsboro, Sports Writing Editor
January 14
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Theo Epstein, President of Baseball Operations for the Chicago Cubs, graduated from the high school in 1991. Do you have any favorite Brookline memories you would like to share? Growing up at Lawrence School. playing Brookline youth soccer and baseball, running around Amory Park, exploring Hall's ...

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