The student news site of Brookline High School

The Sagamore

  • March 7STATES PLAY: Wednesday, March 15 and Thursday, 16 at 7:30 pm in the Roberts/Dubbs Auditorium

  • March 7Ticket sales for Junior Semi-Formal began March 1st and will continue until Wednesday, March 15th.

  • March 7SPRING PLAY: "EVERY 28 HOURS" March 8, 3:30 pm, March 9 & 10, 7:30 pm, March 11, 3:30 pm & 7:30 pm in the Black Box theater

Crew team preview

Crew team preview

Becky Perelman and Maddie Nagler
March 1
Filed under Sports

Crew is commonly associated with the word cult, a relatively small group of people having practices regarded by others as strange or sinister. Because of the rigorous and demanding crew schedule, rowers at the high school spend a lot of time together and have created strong bonds. Yet, accordin...

Athletes recognized with league wide accolades

Athletes recognized with league wide accolades

Daisy Elliot, Staff writer
February 4
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Long practices, late night homework, missing social events and losing time with friends: these are all commitments and sacrifices that fall athletes must make.   In addition to team recognition for their commitment, selected athletes are chosen for honorable mentions and Bay State All Star Awards near th...

Player Profile: Henry Shaffer

Player Profile: Henry Shaffer

Sarah Hughes, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under Showcase, Skiing, Sports

Junior Henry Shaffer has been skiing since he was 5 years old, and it’s his third year on the alpine ski team. Even though he is in the China Exchange program and will have to miss states, he looks forward to supporting his teammates while he is here. The team hopes to increase the number of skier...

Everything you need to be successful at crew!

Everything you need to be successful at crew!

Josh Gladstone, Staff Writer
January 23
Filed under Boys Crew, Showcase, Sports

                                                            &n...

Summer Dreams sponsors youth in need

Summer Dreams sponsors youth in need

Natalie Jew, Staff Writer
January 18
Filed under Sports

The Summer Dreams basketball fundraiser was anything but ordinary. On the court, students fought to give inner city children the chance to go to summer camp: an opportunity these children would not have without the funds raised by the tournament. “I played for you today,” junior Richard Kh...

Conflicting practice schedules of Powderpuff and fall sports prove challenging for some

Conflicting practice schedules of Powderpuff and fall sports prove challenging for some

Haley Bayne, Co-editor-in-chief
November 19
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Powderpuff is the traditional juniors versus seniors flag football game on Nov. 23 and practices begin in the weeks leading up to this major sporting event. But, what if Powderpuff athletes have other sports commitments that conflict with this timeline? Many Powderpuff players are student-athletes wh...

Williams’ enthusiasm and organization establishes athletic spirit within school

Williams’ enthusiasm and organization establishes athletic spirit within school

Jordan Watts, Staff Writer
November 7
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Countless students at the high school represent the Warriors when they participate in sports after school. But most students don’t know the people working behind the scenes, including Assistant Athletics Director Kyle Williams. Williams works hard to keep the athletics department running smoothly...

Youth sports programs give advantage to high school athletes

Youth sports programs give advantage to high school athletes

Rachel Myers, Staff Writer
May 24
Filed under Sports

For freshman Jamie Martinez, the last few weeks of summer before coming to the high school were spent doing intense strength and conditioning in preparation for the high school’s girls soccer team. Fortunately for Martinez, playing a multitude of sports since she was 5 years old was all she needed. ...

Money in sports creates unfair advantages

Money in sports creates unfair advantages

Haley Bayne, News Section Editor
May 24
Filed under Sports

Being involved in athletics necessitates money, but how are sports and money truly related? While the high school’s athletic programs do cost money, students often have the most trouble paying for outside training that they feel is necessary for success on a high school team. When registering to...

Gymnasts face lack of coach and facilities

Gymnasts face lack of coach and facilities

Marco Georgaklis, Staff Writer
March 23
Filed under Gymnastics, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

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 »

Gender-queer athletes express discomfort

Gender-queer athletes express discomfort

Susanna Kemp, Staff Writer
March 21
Filed under Showcase, Sports

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 »

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
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.

Read more »

The student news site of Brookline High School
sports