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Dreamfar club helps build a strong sense of community

Dreamfar club helps build a strong sense of community

Amanda Kravitz, Sports Editor

June 18, 2019

Athletes endure nine hard months of training with one goal in mind: running a marathon. Students at the high school train tirelessly in order to build up the strength and stamina needed to run 26.2 miles. This may sound like a ridiculous challenge, but to these student athletes, it is not a joke. The...

Lacrosse team seeks new fundraising methods

Lacrosse team seeks new fundraising methods

Alexander Fung, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019

Through their door-to-door fundraising strategy, the boys lacrosse team has scraped together enough money to keep them on the field each year. This year, however, taking the fundraising online has allowed the team to nearly triple the money they would have raised going door-to-door. Through a comp...

Revolution class offers way to earn sports credit

Revolution class offers way to earn sports credit

Hallie LeTendre, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019

As you tiredly turn over in bed, you turn your alarm off. It’s 6:30 am. You get out of bed. You put your workout clothes on. You lace up your running shoes and you head out the door. For students in Billy Graham’s Z block Revolution Health and Fitness class, this routine is a daily process.   For e...

Stereotypes fail to take wind out of team’s sails

Stereotypes fail to take wind out of team’s sails

Zoe Tseng, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019

Ever have one of those days when things just aren’t going your way? You woke up late, forgot your lunch, and then rush to school to find a pop quiz waiting for you?  Well, for the sailing team, this is similar to what has been happening to them. The sailing team started their season late with their first race...

New record set by sophomores at recent track and field meet

New record set by sophomores at recent track and field meet

Sofia Ramon, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019

The baton is passed from hand to hand, briskly; it almost seems as though the spectators don’t have time to blink, don’t have time to breath, don’t have time for anything except to watch in awe as a new record is set. At the MSTCA Freshman and Sophomore Meet on Saturday, May 4, the freshmen...

Teams prepare for fall during summer

Teams prepare for fall during summer

Peter Finnerty, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019

Although many spring sports are coming to an end, for many athletes, much work is still to come. Between the end of spring season and the beginning of fall sports, many students remain active by continuing their hard work during the summer. This offseason training is vital in order to stay fit and ...

Baseball coach to retire after three decades

Baseball coach to retire after three decades

Sidonie Brown, Arts Editor

May 23, 2019

Before Joe Campagna ever coached baseball, he was a boy growing up in Brookline. Before he played college baseball at the University of Massachusetts, he played with his neighbors on Eliot Street. And before he served in the army or started a family, he first discovered his love of a sport to which he...

School assists concussed students with recovery

School assists concussed students with recovery

Amanda Kravitz, Sports Editor

April 26, 2019

Get hit in the head with a lacrosse ball. Take a bad fall while skiing. Go head to head in a football game. All of these can cause a concussion within moments of impact. Getting a concussion does not just mean sitting in a dark room with no electronics, but it can mean weeks of not being able to do s...

Jamie Chamberlain remains humble despite success

Jamie Chamberlain remains humble despite success

Nina Rogers, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019

Watching from the stands at the recent All-State Championships, it would have been easy to pick out sophomore Jamie Chamberlain from the mass of runners present; she was the one with the biggest smile on her face. Chamberlain is a three-season varsity athlete, playing volleyball in the fall and ...

Athletes experience the high pressure associated with playoffs

Athletes experience the high pressure associated with playoffs

Elsie Wessels-Mains, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

Playoffs are a series of games that determine the winner of championships in various divisions. The Brookline Superfans demonstrate a lot of support around this time, and the stress and excitement of playoffs motivate players to do their best. Many players feel the games they play throughout the season are ...

Athletes struggle to attain sports credit for fall crew

Athletes struggle to attain sports credit for fall crew

Elena Su, Staff Writer

April 7, 2019

For 15 hours a week, fall rowers train tirelessly to improve their skills. They support each other. They practice. They compete. However, despite all this hard work, these athletes cannot receive sports credit for their participation in fall crew. Although most fall rowers are able to obtain their mandatory spo...

Rec basketball offers stress free environment for athletes

Rec basketball offers stress free environment for athletes

Oliver Fox, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

When watching a varsity basketball game at the high school, you might notice that the coach is constantly pacing up and down the sideline, yelling orders at their players. You might also notice that on the court, the players are communicating, often calling out “switch!” or “screen!” to give them a...

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