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Varsity football Head Coach Keith Thomas resigns

Varsity football Head Coach Keith Thomas resigns

Maddie Nagler, Sports Managing Editor

December 9, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

The end of year football banquet on Dec. 3 began the same way it always has. Athletes, parents and coaches gathered in the cafeteria to reminisce about a hard-fought season and highlight the efforts of talented players who helped make it all possible. However, as Head Coach Keith Thomas gave his fin...

Player Profile: Jordan Milton

Player Profile: Jordan Milton

Jan Bloch, Regulars Multimedia Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

Sophomore Jordan Milton is a wide receiver on the high school's varsity football team. Last year, he was on the freshman team. How do you balance sports and school? It’s a little hard. I’m doing a few honors classes this year so there is more work. Last year I was on the freshman team so it...

Seniors take Powerpuff title

Seniors take Powerpuff title

Becky Perelman, Sports Writing Editor

November 22, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  Powerpuff was filled with cheers, comebacks and plenty of school spirit. It was senior girls versus junior girls, red versus blue, the class of '18 versus the class of '19. Only one team could be victorious. The conditions were hard for both players and supporters. It was cold and it...

Twin skating standouts continue to improve

Twin skating standouts continue to improve

Charlotte McMahon, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Jump, turn, glide, leap, spin- all on ice. To the average person these tasks seem difficult, but to twins Mia and Daisy Riley, it is second nature. The Riley twins, who are juniors, have been skating since they could walk. However, it was not until they turned 12 that they became seriously intereste...

Crew team loses boathouse

Crew team loses boathouse

Gabe Lee, Sports Multimedia Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Riverside boathouse has been the center of Brookline rowing for almost 30 years. Serving as a social hub for the crew team, the boathouse has proved to be an integral part of the high school rowing experience. This past March, however, the team’s funding was decreased considerably due to high costs ...

Student employees assist Lofchie

Student employees assist Lofchie

Maddie Nagler, Sports Managing Editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

From organizing uniforms to ordering new gear, equipment manager Marc Lofchie and his team of three students are the unsung heroes of the athletics department. Lofchie is responsible for the maintenance and distribution of all of the gear at the high school. In recent years, Lofchie began reaching out to ...

Q&A with athletic trainer Alex Jzyk

Q&A with athletic trainer Alex Jzyk

Lauren Mahoney, Sports Managing Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Alex Jzyk has been the athletic trainer for the past decade. Celebrating ten years of hard work, Jzyk looks back on his experience working with the Brookline community. He has worked with every team and has created many lasting relationships.   What’s your favorite part of being an athletic t...

Wrestling team runs clinic for elementary school students

Wrestling team runs clinic for elementary school students

Becky Perelman, Sports Writing Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Saturday, Oct. 21, Brookline 3rd through 8th graders learned how to wrestle in a clinic hosted by the Brookline wrestling team. This practice allowed students who had not yet entered the high school to learn how to wrestle. According to the wrestling team head coach, Trevour Smith, who is also the event...

Nutrons place fourth at Robotics World Championship

Nutrons place fourth at Robotics World Championship

Jan Bloch, Staff Writer

May 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Robots: an engineering endeavour that takes a hard working, dedicated and a motivated group of people. The Nutrons team are just that. Students at the high school join forces with Revere High School and the Boston Latin School to create the Nutrons, a competitive Robotics team. The team consists ...

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