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Bay State All Stars

Bay State All Stars

May 28, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Spring Sports, Winter Sports

[metaslider id=9645]Charlotte Cole (senior, skiing) Skiing is something I spend a lot of time doing. I train really, really hard for it. It’s really nice to see all that work pay off, especially when you’re training year round for a sport you can only do during one season. Obi Obiora (senior,...

Wrestlers top competition at DI State Championship

Wrestlers top competition at DI State Championship

May 1, 2014
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

“Champions are built, not born.” This motto – inscribed on the wall of the school’s wrestling room – is one the wrestling team abides by throughout the season, according to senior Yuvi Shatil. Shatil, the Bay State Conference Carey Division Wrestler of the Year, won the MIAA Divisio...

Boys swim and dive team shatters records

Boys swim and dive team shatters records

March 31, 2014
Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Sports

The boys varsity swimming and diving team dominated the chlorine this winter with a successful undefeated season of 10-0, finishing seventh place as a team in the Central/ South Sectional Championships and 10th place as a team for all of Massachusetts in the states competition, breaking nine new pers...

Influx of young talent breeds success for boys hockey team

Influx of young talent breeds success for boys hockey team

February 17, 2014
Filed under Boys Hockey, Sports

[metaslider id="9566"]The boys varsity hockey team gathers in a tight group at the center of the rink. The huddle holds for a moment for a few words. The team, consisting largely of freshmen and sophomores, discusses strengths and weaknesses of the practice as well as future games. A collective cry of...

Player Profile: Jack Moyer, boys varsity basketball

February 14, 2014
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, 2014
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, 2014
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, 2013
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, 2013
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...

Girls ice hockey joins Newton South’s team

Girls ice hockey joins Newton South’s team

December 18, 2013
Filed under Girls Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

The Brookline girls hockey jerseys will have a new look this season: the addition of orange to Brookline’s traditional blue and red. The Brookline High School girls hockey team is combining with that of Newton South High School this winter to create a joint team. Brookline High School Athletic D...

Boys varsity basketball team looks to build on prior success

December 14, 2013
Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports

After having gotten a taste of what it feels like to be champions, the boys varsity basketball team is returning to the court this winter with the full intention of eating the entire championship meal. “I think last year’s success gave the kids two things,” boys varsity basketball coach Luke Day sai...

Basketball players court D1 interest

Basketball players court D1 interest

November 30, 2013
Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports

Most athletes at the high school will stop playing their favorite sports competitively by the end of senior year. However, for a lucky few, the end of high school marks the beginning of a career, not an end. This is the case for seniors Obi Obiora and Elijah Rogers, two varsity basketball players garnering heavy i...

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