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Successful fall seasons result in numerous playoff bids

Successful fall seasons result in numerous playoff bids

Jamie Martinez, staff writer
February 4, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Preparation is key for any major competition. However, this is especially true for playoffs. This fall, girls and boys varsity soccer, boys and girls varsity cross country, girls varsity swim and dive, and girls varsity volleyball all made it to the postseason.   The girls varsity cross country team ended t...

Athletes recognized with league wide accolades

Athletes recognized with league wide accolades

Daisy Elliot, Staff writer
February 4, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Long practices, late night homework, missing social events and losing time with friends: these are all commitments and sacrifices that fall athletes must make.   In addition to team recognition for their commitment, selected athletes are chosen for honorable mentions and Bay State All Star Awards near th...

Player Profile: Henry Shaffer

Player Profile: Henry Shaffer

Sarah Hughes, Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Skiing, Sports

Junior Henry Shaffer has been skiing since he was 5 years old, and it’s his third year on the alpine ski team. Even though he is in the China Exchange program and will have to miss states, he looks forward to supporting his teammates while he is here. The team hopes to increase the number of skier...

Hockey teams face challenges of before school practices

Hockey teams face challenges of before school practices

Emma Kahn, Staff writer
February 1, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
Filed under Boys Crew, Showcase, Sports

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Player Profile: Sydney Jones

Player Profile: Sydney Jones

Zoe Videlefsky, Staff Writer
January 23, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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...

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