Entering the season, the team was not sure if their program would continue. Previous coaches had quit only a month before the season, and the athletic department was desperately looking for new coaching. In addition, only three members were signed up going into the season. According to Assistant Athletic Director Kyle Williams, the gymnasts were distraught.Read more »
You definitely meet a lot of people, so it’s affected me socially. All my friends play sports, and I pretty much met them all through sports.Read more »
There are over 10 students at the high school whose identity falls under the umbrella of gender-queer. Yet only three played a sport last year.Read more »
In diving, it’s not really physical because you're only in the air for a couple seconds. So, just mentally being able to think about the dive and perform it while you’re in the air for a brief amount of time is very, very difficult to do.Read more »
The most highly anticipated sports game of the entire year took place at Schluntz Gymnasium on Thursday, March 17, as #8 Duke and the #6 University of North Carolina (the high school equivalents to the elite college programs), both underdogs throughout the playoffs, battled in a high intensity Rec Ball Championship.Read more »
As the temperatures drop, downhill skiing begins to attract athletes of all abilities. New England is a place which normally receives a great deal of snow, but as skiers began preparing for the ski season this year, they were surprised by the unusual lack of snowfall.Read more »
We scroll through popular social media platforms in order to catch up on the lives of others and to stay up to date with the world. Within the endless pictures and updates from friends and family are posts from the Brookline Athletics’ accounts. The Brookline Athletics accounts on Twitter and Instagram create...
For most seniors, graduation means the end of high school and its many extracurriculars. This is not the case, however, for athletes who will be participating in the state postseason tournament, which takes place in June, after seniors have graduated. Although qualifying for the state tournament...
Eight members of the boys indoor track team qualified for the MIAA All-State Indoor Championships. The number of events they qualified for was the most since 2008. The Championships took place on Saturday, Feb. 20 at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Boston.Read more »
Energized by T.I’s song “Bring Em Out,” which blared out of the loudspeakers in the Schluntz Gymnasium, Brookline’s girls varsity basketball team stormed onto the court to warm up for their seniors’ last game of the season on Thursday, Feb. 25 against the Needham Rockets.Read more »
The boys basketball team fell in an overtime defeat by a score of 67-63 on Wednesday, Feb. 24, to the Bulldogs of Burke High School of Boston, finishing the season with a 5-15 record.Read more »
The high school’s boys varsity hockey team lost against Everett High School with a score of 1-7 at Boston University’s Walter Brown Arena on Saturday, February 6. This made them officially eliminated from the run to playoffs. However, their perseverance as a team did not falter at any point in the game.Read more »