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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

Team managers: the unsung heroes

Team managers: the unsung heroes

Yuen Ting Chow, Staff Writer
January 15, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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 ...

Boys swim and dive defeats rival Framingham in close contest

Boys swim and dive defeats rival Framingham in close contest

Leon Yang, Co-Editor-in-Chief
January 12, 2017
Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Showcase, Sports

The boys swim and dive team defeated Framingham 95-91 on Jan. 10, 2017. Leading the warriors, senior Andrey Nosatov won the 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle. Senior Dan Katz placed first in the 100 backstroke. Junior Reo Shimbori won the 50 freestyle, and freshman Elan Katz won the 100 butterfly. Brookline...

Which sports season would you coach in at the high school?

Which sports season would you coach in at the high school?

Jilli Goldstein, Opinions Writing Editor
January 9, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

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November: Ben-Akiva’s Boards

November: Ben-Akiva’s Boards

Erez Ben-Akiva, Website Manager
December 3, 2016
Filed under Sports

In Bill we trust...or so we thought...? Not even a full 24 hours after the Patriots’ strong win over the Buffalo Bills, shocking news surfaced that stud linebacker Jamie Collins was traded to the Cleveland Browns for a compensatory third-round draft pick. Patriots head coach and general manager Bill...

Committed athletes provides incentive to excel during senior year

Committed athletes provides incentive to excel during senior year

Elene Chamberlin, Staff Writer
November 29, 2016
Filed under Sports

Imagine being able to play your favorite sport not just in high school, by all throughout college as well. Sports have been the center of attention for many athletes hoping to punch their ticket to college. Seniors Emily Ribatt, Liz Dumas and Rory Conway have had their work paid off, as they all are ...

Faculty members have opportunity to see students in new light at sporting events

Faculty members have opportunity to see students in new light at sporting events

Maddie Nagler, Sports Editor
November 29, 2016
Filed under Sports

Teachers learn about their students inside a classroom, typically with four walls and a whiteboard. Over the course of a year, faculty members learn about their students’ academic interests, strengths and weaknesses. However, through the rigor of school work, it can be hard for teachers to get a r...

Staying in shape off season offers various opportunities

Staying in shape off season offers various opportunities

Marco Georgaklis, Breaking News Editor
November 29, 2016
Filed under Sports

Sports teams generally receive the most attention when in-season.  Yet, the behind the scenes work is rarely in the limelight. Little notice goes into what is perhaps the most essential component of successful programs: off-season training. Many athletes train vigorously in the critical off-season to max...

Powderpuff recap and photo gallery

Powderpuff recap and photo gallery

Susanna Kemp, Breaking News Writing Editor
November 23, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The seniors scored a win over the juniors today at Parsons Field in the annual Powderpuff game. The blue team scored four touchdowns in the first half of the game while the red team scored one. The seniors capped off the second half of the game with a last touchdown to make the final score 30-6. The...

Conflicting practice schedules of Powderpuff and fall sports prove challenging for some

Conflicting practice schedules of Powderpuff and fall sports prove challenging for some

Haley Bayne, Co-editor-in-chief
November 19, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Powderpuff is the traditional juniors versus seniors flag football game on Nov. 23 and practices begin in the weeks leading up to this major sporting event. But, what if Powderpuff athletes have other sports commitments that conflict with this timeline? Many Powderpuff players are student-athletes wh...

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