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Students appreciate stress-free intramurals

Students appreciate stress-free intramurals

Natalie Jew, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016
Filed under Sports

Tappan Gymnasium intramurals: a place where athletes work out in the off-season, newcomers try something for the first time and friends can go to hang out. Intramurals are recreational sports for all highschoolers, where students can move their bodies in a social and active environment. They offer ...

Soccer participates in events to benefit the community

Soccer participates in events to benefit the community

Maisie Kramer, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016
Filed under Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Girls Soccer, Sports, Uncategorized

Needed: talented soccer players with a passion for creating positive change in the Brookline community. The boys and girls soccer teams’ volunteer efforts benefit the teams themselves and the community. According to girls soccer coach Robert Sprague, the biggest day of volunteering is the 3v3 tournament, ...

Boxing provides new athletic opportunities

Boxing provides new athletic opportunities

Izzy Gonzalez, News Layout Editor
November 16, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Maintaining good mental and physical health are daily challenges for many people. For some, the solution to both is clear: boxing. At The Ring in Boston, students and teachers alike enjoy the welcoming and supportive atmosphere. English teacher Nicholas Rothstein, an instructor at the studio, helps...

Swim and dive cap off perfect season

Swim and dive cap off perfect season

Sophie Hafner, Staff Writer
November 10, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Swim and Dive, Showcase, Sports

Clamorous cheers filled the air. This was the moment they had all been waiting for. Tied for points, it all came down to these last few swimmers in the final race of the night, a 4x100 freestyle relay. They couldn’t lose to Newton North, their biggest rivals. The swimmers took off, and the nerves in...

Powderpuff unifies students in intense rivalries

Powderpuff unifies students in intense rivalries

Sophie Hafner
November 7, 2016
Filed under Sports

A lone student walks down the hall. As they turn the corner they see a hoard of cheering people decked in blue costumes and facepaint. Every inch of the hallway is covered in bright blue streamers, lights and decorations. The best day of the year has officially begun.   Powderpuff is not only th...

Player Profile: Alex Van Overbeeke-Costello

Player Profile: Alex Van Overbeeke-Costello

Daisy Elliot, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
Filed under Cheerleading, Sports

How long have you been doing cheerleading? I started as a sophomore. I had no experience before that. What is your role as captain for cheerleading? I think I do a lot to keep the morale high, like making sure that everybody is feeling good about what they are doing because cheerleading is a h...

Williams’ enthusiasm and organization establishes athletic spirit within school

Williams’ enthusiasm and organization establishes athletic spirit within school

Jordan Watts, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Countless students at the high school represent the Warriors when they participate in sports after school. But most students don’t know the people working behind the scenes, including Assistant Athletics Director Kyle Williams. Williams works hard to keep the athletics department running smoothly...

Water polo team allows players to stay in shape

Water polo team allows players to stay in shape

Marco Georgaklis, Breaking News Writing Editor
October 29, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

Squash, curling and fencing were all clubs before successfully transforming into official sports that offer formal coaching as well as a health and fitness credit. Now, many students have devoted their time and effort to create an opportunity for another sport, water polo.

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New JV girls soccer coach brings extensive experience

New JV girls soccer coach brings extensive experience

Jillian Goldstein, Opinions Writing Editor
October 29, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Soccer, Showcase, Sports

A team of soccer players relies on their coach to succeed. The coach must be a leader, role model and friend to form proper bonds and to develop new skills. This role cannot be filled by just anyone. The girls junior varsity soccer team has a new coach this year, Charlton MacVeagh, who has been hea...

Athletes Achieve National Rankings

Athletes Achieve National Rankings

Valentina Rojas-Posada, Breaking News Managing Editor
October 29, 2016
Filed under Boys Cross Country, Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports, Squash, Winter Sports

National rankings are not awarded to typical athletes. Whether rankings are based off how well your team does, how much you contribute or if you are solely ranked in order of time, nationally ranked athletes have devoted their life to their sport and their hard work pays off. At the high school we ...

Assistant coaches support players

Assistant coaches support players

Ethan Gainsboro
October 19, 2016
Filed under Boys Cross Country, Boys Soccer, Football

“Two heads are better than one,” so does this mean the more assistant coaches for a sports team, the better? Head coaches tend to get the most attention, but assistant coaches can be just as valuable, especially for large teams. According to assistant cross country coach Nellie Triedman, one of...

Fall Sports Score Tracker

Fall Sports Score Tracker

Leon Yang, Co-Editor-in-Chief
September 9, 2016
Filed under Boys Cross Country, Boys Golf, Boys Soccer, Cheerleading, Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Football, Girls Cross Country, Girls Soccer, Girls Swim and Dive, Girls Volleyball, Sports

Stay tuned for the scores of your favorite fall sports teams! Graphics by Leon Yang

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