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PLAYER PROFILE: Elizabeth Webler, girls varsity basketball

PLAYER PROFILE: Elizabeth Webler, girls varsity basketball

Karina Lorenzo, Staff Writer
March 22, 2016
Filed under Girls Basketball, Player Profiles, Sports, Winter Sports

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.

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PLAYER PROFILE: Bobby Stitt, boys diving

PLAYER PROFILE: Bobby Stitt, boys diving

Karina Lorenzo, Staff Writer
March 21, 2016
Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Player Profiles, Sports, Winter Sports

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.

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Ski team succeeds despite weather difficulties

Ski team succeeds despite weather difficulties

Rachel Myers, Staff Writer
March 17, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Skiing, Sports, Winter Sports

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.

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Boys indoor track sends eight runners to All-State meet

Boys indoor track sends eight runners to All-State meet

Kayla McKeon, Staff Writer
March 7, 2016
Filed under Game Recaps, Girls Indoor Track, Sports, Winter Sports

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.

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Girls basketball falls in hard-fought contest on emotion-filled Senior Night

Girls basketball falls in hard-fought contest on emotion-filled Senior Night

Leon Yang, Sports Writing Editor
February 25, 2016
Filed under Game Recaps, Girls Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

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.

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Boys basketball defeated by Burke in final game

Boys basketball defeated by Burke in final game

Evan Marohn, Staff Writer
February 25, 2016
Filed under Boys Basketball, Game Recaps, Sports, Winter Sports

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.

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Boys hockey shows perseverance in loss to Everett

Boys hockey shows perseverance in loss to Everett

Karina Lorenzo and Iman Khan
February 7, 2016
Filed under Boys Hockey, Game Recaps, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

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.

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Girls hockey prevails over Newton North

Girls hockey prevails over Newton North

Ella Kitterman, Staff Writer
February 6, 2016
Filed under Game Recaps, Girls Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

he combined hockey team of Brookline and Newton South girls finally broke through to capture their first ever combined victory against both schools’ long time rival Newton North last Wednesday, Feb. 3, winning 5-2 and improving its record to 8-6-4.

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Boys track and field finishes the regular season with a win

Boys track and field finishes the regular season with a win

Sofia Georgaklis, Sports Writing Editor
January 29, 2016
Filed under Boys Indoor Track, Game Recaps, Sports

On Thursday, January 28th, the boys track team pulled an impressive 68-43 win against Natick in the Bay State Conference Interdivisional meet. The Warriors finished up the dual meet season with a final record of 5-1. The first event was the mile, where sophomore Quinn Gangadharan placed first wit...

Girls basketball beats Dedham handily

Girls basketball beats Dedham handily

Sascha Wolf-Sorokin, Staff Writer
January 27, 2016
Filed under Game Recaps, Girls Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

The girls varsity basketball team dominated their game on Tuesday, Jan. 26 against Dedham High School, winning 60-34. The game started off with sophomore Maya Page scoring the first basket and giving Brookline a lead. The intensity of the game was evident with the sound of the players on the bench cha...

Despite strong performances, girls indoor track falls to Weymouth

Despite strong performances, girls indoor track falls to Weymouth

Sam Klein, Visuals Manager
January 22, 2016
Filed under Game Recaps, Girls Indoor Track, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

The girls track and field team moved back under .500 with a 62-38 loss to Weymouth on Thursday, Jan. 21. Now with a 2-3 record, the team has one dual meet left, followed by the postseason meets.

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Boys diving team develops mental aspect of sport

Boys diving team develops mental aspect of sport

Ani Mathison, Staff Writer
January 21, 2016
Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

In sports such as hockey or soccer, the physicality of the sport is seen as the hardest part of it. However, according to members of the boys diving team, diving is more of a mental sport, and getting past certain mental barriers can pose challenges.

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