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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: Serena Smith, girls varsity basketball

PLAYER PROFILE: Serena Smith, girls varsity basketball

Mia Abulaf, Staff Writer
January 20, 2016
Filed under Girls Basketbal, Player Profiles, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

It’s taught me discipline and patience. Also it has opened me up to different experiences. I’ve gotten to travel to different places.

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Boys swim and dive team dominates Milton in final home meet

Boys swim and dive team dominates Milton in final home meet

Jason Altshuler, Staff Writer
January 20, 2016
Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Game Recaps, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

Brookline’s swimming was strong from the beginning of the meet to the end. In 11 out of the 12 events, the Brookline’s three swimmers came in first, second, and third place.

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New squash team gains popularity for various reasons

New squash team gains popularity for various reasons

Ben Mandl, Staff Writer
January 18, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Squash, Winter Sports

The player steps onto the court. It’s just him and his opponent. They both face the wall as the player serves, tossing the ball up and hitting it into the wall, making sure that the ball goes above the service line and the player stays in the box. His opponent slams the ball back against the wall. This continues until it bounces twice on the ground. This is the game of squash.

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PLAYER PROFILE: David Knopov, boys varsity swimming

PLAYER PROFILE: David Knopov, boys varsity swimming

Mia Abulaf, Staff Writer
January 13, 2016
Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Player Profiles, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

It has taught me a lot of things about working hard. What you put in, you get out. It’s not like other sports where you can take a break and come back and do well. It’s like everyday you have to swim and everyday you have to get better.

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Injury-plagued wrestling team falls to Walpole

Injury-plagued wrestling team falls to Walpole

Matt DeAngelo, Game Recap Writer
January 13, 2016
Filed under Game Recaps, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports, Wrestling

Graphic by Leon Yang. The boys wrestling team was defeated 7-1 by the Walpole Rebels on Tuesday night.

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Squash team loses in tight contest against Needham

Squash team loses in tight contest against Needham

Ben Mandl, Staff Writer
January 12, 2016
Filed under Game Recaps, Showcase, Sports, Squash

Ben Mandl / Sagamore Staff On Monday, Jan. 6, the high school’s squash team played against the only other public school squash team in the district, the Needham Rockets. It was an extremely close competition, with the Warriors losing in the final match. Even though the team lost, Coach Steve Lantos said he was very satisfied with how the match went.

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Boys swim and dive maintains perfect season with win over Newton North

Boys swim and dive maintains perfect season with win over Newton North

Ani Mathison, Staff Writer
January 10, 2016
Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Game Recaps, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

Sam Klein / Sagamore Staff The boys swim and dive team put up a valiant effort against Newton North Friday, beating them 104- 81. They improved their record to 3-0 on the season.

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Girls basketball prevails in convincing victory over Boston Latin

Girls basketball prevails in convincing victory over Boston Latin

Reeham Choudhury, Sports Layout Editor
January 6, 2016
Filed under Game Recaps, Girls Basketball, Sports

Sam Klein / Sagamore Staff On Wed, Jan. 6, the girls varsity basketball had an overwhelming victory against the Boston Latin Wolfpack, winning 51-35 and improving their record to 1-4.

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Player Profile: Fiona Lobon, varsity skiing

Player Profile: Fiona Lobon, varsity skiing

Mia Abulaf, Staff Writer
December 22, 2015
Filed under Player Profiles, Skiing, Sports

PHOTO PROVIDED BY FIONA LOBON I always tell everyone that the ski team is probably one of the most fun teams because skiing is awesome and it’s not something that gets you stressed out. It’s not super competitive and there’s also very good people on the team. I think we’re all friends just because we’re together a lot in the winter and we really help each other out.

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New sports gain popularity among students

New sports gain popularity among students

Reeham Choudhury, Sports Layout Editor
December 21, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

Fencing: a battle between two athletes, striving to dominate one another with swords. Squash: a competition between two athletes, each attempting to best the other in the pursuit of a ball. Despite differences between the two sports, both overcome a lack of resources and have gained popularity. ...

Player Profile: Colby Ferrigno, boys varsity hockey

Player Profile: Colby Ferrigno, boys varsity hockey

Mia Abulaf
December 15, 2015
Filed under Boys Hockey, Player Profiles, Sports, Winter Sports

  If you could be any one of your teammates, who would you choose to be and why? Probably Brian Greenstein because he scores the the most goals.   What is your mindset before games? What gets you pumped? Usually before games I’m really relaxed, I don’t get that pumped. I just t...

2015 Winter Sports Preview

2015 Winter Sports Preview

Ben Mandl and Bertina Xue
December 14, 2015
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

  BOYS HOCKEY Head Coach: Steve Trundle Captain: junior Brian Greenstein Last Year’s Record: 10-6-2 The boys hockey team finished their 2014-2015 season with a 10-6-2 record. Returning players juniors Eli Hopkins and Colby Ferrigno said there are a lot of young players who add to the tea...

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