The Sagamore

Lack of field space leads to disputes over Downes turf

Lack of field space leads to disputes over Downes turf

Sandeep Gingipalli, Sports Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

Student athletes furiously sprint across the campus in an effort to make it to practice on time. It is a common sighting throughout the year, but it is especially prevalent with the coming of the brisk air that heralds the fall sports season. In addition to the problems related to the distance of the pract...

Alumnus offers unique perspective as new football coach

Alumnus offers unique perspective as new football coach

Evan Porco, Sports Editor

October 29, 2018


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As the Weymouth varsity football team furiously stormed down the field at the end of the fourth quarter, Brookline’s slight lead looked grim. Despite Weymouth’s momentum, a last-second interception by senior Wesley Delvar clinched a 27-24 win for Brookline. Following this win on Sept. 22 and anothe...

Jordan Dias tackles gender stereotypes

Jordan Dias tackles gender stereotypes

Cassidy Washburn, Regulars Editor

October 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The leather football glides across the field and lands perfectly in the hands of her teammate. He sends the ball back with the same perfect arc he received it with, and together the two players jog off the field, joking with one another before the team huddle. Though she is the only female football playe...

Freshman teams foster positive relationships among players

Freshman teams foster positive relationships among players

Sophia Stewart, Opinions Editor

October 26, 2018


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Incoming freshmen join freshman teams for a number of reasons: fitness, love of a sport, or a desire to build their extracurriculars. But actually, the best thing about joining a freshman team might be the camaraderie they will experience with their teammates. Freshman teams offer students an excelle...

Annual Powerpuff game builds class camaraderie

Annual Powerpuff game builds class camaraderie

Charlotte McMahon, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Red versus blue. Freshmen and juniors versus sophomores and seniors. Powerpuff is one of the most anticipated events of the year and helps to unify the school. Powerpuff, which takes place annually on Nov. 21, is a flag football game played between junior and senior girls. The wednesday before Than...

Tri-season athletes reflect on their growth and opportunities

Tri-season athletes reflect on their growth and opportunities

Evan Porco, Staff Writer

September 15, 2018


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Long practices, late nights, and far away games. Although such characteristics of doing sports all year round may seem daunting at first, many students have found valuable benefits in their participation. For tri-season athletes at the high school, doing three seasons of sports allows them to inter...

Students experience difficulties qualifying for and receiving sports contract

Students experience difficulties qualifying for and receiving sports contract

Amanda Kravitz, Staff Writer

June 19, 2018


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The stress of attaining a sports credit when there are no sports at the school that interest you can be frustrating.  Even with the variety of sports offered at the high school, there are still plenty of student-athletes who would rather practice a sport outside of school. Athletes who have an After School Physical A...

Athletes improve skills over summer for future seasons

Athletes improve skills over summer for future seasons

Harris Bubalo, Staff Writer

June 10, 2018


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While school is in session, reminders of athletics can be found everywhere. It is not uncommon to see a student lugging a duffel bag down the hallway or a group of teammates waiting for the bus at the corner of Tappan Street. As summer rolls around, however, it is easy to forget about the significant...

Jeremy Suh competes at international level in taekwondo

Jeremy Suh competes at international level in taekwondo

Becky Perelman, Sports Writing Editor

June 9, 2018


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When you think of a high school athlete, your mind may not immediately jump to a martial artist. However, sophomore Jeremy Suh has found taekwondo, a Korean martial art characterised by its emphasis on kicks, to be his calling.   Suh began to learn taekwondo at the age of eight and his passion has grown...

Girls indoor track relay breaks school record

Girls indoor track relay breaks school record

April 30, 2018


Filed under Girls Indoor Track, Uncategorized

Individuality is a component of any sport. Your differences make you shine and stand out. For track, this is no different. But in some events, track athletes band together through a network of support and confidence to stand together as one group to compete, always pushing each other to do better. On ...

Team Florida wins recreational basketball final

Team Florida wins recreational basketball final

Josh Fleishman, Sports Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

An eager crowd of approximately 20 students and parents packed the Ed Schluntz Gymnasium ready to see a battle. Number one seeded Florida took on second seeded University of North Carolina (UNC) in what could go down as one of the most unbelievable sporting events in the history of the high school: the...

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