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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

Player Profile: Drew Friedler, boys volleyball

April 30
Filed under Boys Volleyball, Player Profiles, Sports

Sag: What is your favorite aspect of volleyball? Friedler: I really like the whole team dynamic of the sport. It involves a lot of working together, and you have to be a cohesive to really be successful. It’s not really an individual talent, as much as it is people working together. Sag: What...

Player Profile: Sarah Silvestri, varsity sailing

March 27
Filed under Player Profiles, Sailing, Sports

Sag: Do you plan to sail later on in your life? Silvestri: I’d like to. My dad’s sailing played a really big role in his life as a young adult. He traveled around the world and lived in Australia and Hawaii and trained there for years and won the biggest race in the world. It plays a huge role i...

Player Profile: Jack Miller, varsity rugby

March 26
Filed under Player Profiles, Rugby, Sports

Sag: Do you hope to continue to play rugby after high school? Miller: Yes, I want to take it as far as I can. It’s a huge part of my life. It probably will never not be something that I do because you can play it for as long as you want. And it’s a big part of my family also. Sag: What role does ru...

Player Profile: Jack Moyer, boys varsity basketball

February 14
Filed under Boys Basketball, Player Profiles, Sports

Sag: What values have you drawn from playing basketball? Moyer: It has played a huge role in my life. I started playing basketball in kindergarten, playing rec basketball in Old Lyme, Connecticut, and I have been playing ever since. I've drawn many values from it, including teamwork, hard work and de...

Player Profile: Elena Brown, girls varsity indoor track

February 14
Filed under Girls Indoor Track, Player Profiles, Sports

Sag: Why do you choose to run? Brown: It’s a good way to release stress because you just get everything out of you, and you just try to go as fast as you can. It taught me how to deal with stress and how to stay determined and reach for goals and achieve them. You meet a lot of new people, and you ...

Player Profile: Henry Finkle, varsity wrestling

January 22
Filed under Player Profiles, Sports, Wrestling

Sag: What about wrestling first really caught your interest? Finkle: It’s kind of an individual sport, but you’re still wrestling for a team. You want your team to do well, but you don’t have to rely on others, it’s all on you, and you don’t need that much equipment; it’s just you and the other...

Player Profile: Sara Maiella, gymnastics

December 19
Filed under Gymnastics, Player Profiles, Sports

Sag: How has your role on the team changed now that you are one of the older members? Maiella: Going in, I was definitely scared and reserved because I didn’t know anybody who was on the team. It was a big change for me going from club to the high school team. Now, my role as one of the older girl...

Player Profile: Ben Pollak, swimming

December 19
Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Player Profiles, Sports

Sag: What have you learned from your sport that you can use in everyday life? Pollack: Swimming is a sport where you really have to work hard to get better and see your hard work pay off when you race. You can definitely take the same kind of lessons into everyday life. You work hard, and you see y...

Player Profile: Carrie Tucker, cheerleading

December 4
Filed under Cheerleading, Fall Sports, Player Profiles, Sports

Sag: Do you think that you guys do a good job influencing the team’s energy when you’re cheering on the sidelines? Tucker: I’d like to think that we do. I’ve talked to some of the football players and they say they like our cheers, and the crowd gets involved in it, so that’s good. Sag: W...

Player Profile: Jason Fehrnstrom, boys cross country

Player Profile: Jason Fehrnstrom, boys cross country

Sofia Tong, Staff Writer
November 23
Filed under Boys Cross Country, Fall Sports, Player Profiles, Sports

Sag: Do you think you have changed since you started cross country? Fehrnstrom: Before I didn’t really think running was a sport, but now I respect it a lot, and it’s not an instant love, but when you put in a lot of hard work, and you see how far you’ve come, you start to really like it. Sag: Wh...

Marie Fleming: Queen of Courts

Marie Fleming: Queen of Courts

May 30
Filed under Player Profiles

An individual competitor and a team player. Intense yet unassuming. Swaggering yet humble. These are the words that describe senior Marie Fleming, a three-sport varsity athlete. Throughout all of her athletic successes, Fleming has stayed true to her values and picked up some new ones along the way. Fleming,...

Player Profile: Mariano Suriel

Player Profile: Mariano Suriel

April 5
Filed under Baseball, Player Profiles, Sports, Spring Sports

Q What do you personally contribute to the team? A This year, I’m going to try to get my batting average up and try to get hits. I’m a low-key guy, not the kind of guy to pump up the team, but if we’re losing a game, I know that by getting a hit and moving forward, people will get motivated. Q ...

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