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Gymnastics stretches athletes’ skills

Gymnastics stretches athletes’ skills

Jeremy Suh, Staff Writer

March 17, 2019


Filed under Sports

Gymnastics, although it may look graceful, is nothing short of exhausting. The high school gymnastics team is a tight-knit community. Through dedication to the sport and forming powerful bonds with teammates and coaches, the team feels that gymnastics has taught them valuable lessons about life. Not onl...

Winter track athletes motivate each other to improve their performance

Winter track athletes motivate each other to improve their performance

Alexander Fung, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019


Filed under Boys Indoor Track, Girls Indoor Track, Sports, Winter Sports

Versatility, dedication and teamwork are the staples which hold the indoor track team together and help them meet their competitive goals. The personal connections made between athletes on the indoor track team motivate and inspire them to improve. These strong bonds work to improve morale and give pu...

Spirit allows teams to bond

Spirit allows teams to bond

Dan Friedman, Sports Editor

March 11, 2019


Filed under Sports

Walk around the high school for 15 minutes and you will see at least one kid with bleached blonde hair, one girl with the tips of her hair dyed blue, a couple of kids wearing jerseys and students dressed in all black, pajamas, camouflage, as American flags and more. Everywhere you go, the high school is fill...

Greater Boston All-Stars compete internationally

Greater Boston All-Stars compete internationally

Dan Friedman, Sports Editor

March 10, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports

The clock hits zero and the buzzer goes off. The Greater-Boston All-Stars have just won against Germany’s AB Baskets and locals have flooded the court to take pictures with the American players. The Greater Boston All-Stars were in Germany to play competitive basketball and travel the world. T...

Girls basketball looks to rebound from last season

Girls basketball looks to rebound from last season

Hallie LeTendre, Staff Writer

February 24, 2019


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports

The score is within five points, there are three minutes left and the players on the court are tirelessly fighting to win their game.   The girls varsity basketball team has faced high-intensity games all season long.  After a tough season last year, the team has been working to improve their a...

Boys basketball team maintains a perfect record

Boys basketball team maintains a perfect record

Erika Sanchez, Staff Writer

February 17, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports

You sit down after purchasing your ticket and instantly start hearing the music. The boys are eagerly lined up outside the door, waiting to burst out. The fans stand up, getting ready to cheer them on. They too are waiting for the excitement of the game. This season, the boys varsity basketball tea...

Boys and girls hockey teams strive to unite as a program

Boys and girls hockey teams strive to unite as a program

Jade Kwitkiwski, Arts Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Boys Hockey, Girls Hockey, Sports

Helmets strapped on and skates tightly laced, Brookline hockey players glide onto the ice for another practice. Huddled around their coach, the players listen intently for the first drill. Some of the players wave to their parents, for they are all in elementary school. Flash forward to today: the sam...

Basketball players bring their skills to football field

Basketball players bring their skills to football field

Graham Krewinghaus, Staff Writer

January 20, 2019


Filed under Sports

The high school has a notoriously energetic attitude when it comes to sports and, for many, exercise is not only an expectation but an integral part of daily life. But some take it farther than others, excelling in multiple sports every year. Seniors Mark Barrett and Wesley Delvar and junior Jamari Jones h...

Wrestlers grapple with common misconceptions

Wrestlers grapple with common misconceptions

Sandeep Gingipalli, Sports Editor

January 13, 2019


Filed under Sports

THUD! A wrestler is forcefully thrown down onto a table outside the ring. While common World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) theatrics like this may be the first image that people get when they hear the word “wrestling”, real wrestling in no way resembles the fictional wrestling that is WWE. Si...

Off season training helps athletes improve skill level

Off season training helps athletes improve skill level

Jeremiah Levy, Staff Writer

January 13, 2019


Filed under Boys Cross Country, Girls Crew, Sports

Kids work out in various ways, from weight lifting to cardio, and push themselves to stay in shape. Teams often work out together in preparation for a game or race throughout the season; however, individuals also prepare over the offseason. Sports take breaks in different periods of the year referred to ...

Tennis players use their skills on on the squash court

Tennis players use their skills on on the squash court

Amanda Kravitz, Sports Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Sports, Squash

Whether standing before a three and a half foot net or a five and an 18 foot wall, the player will have to tap similar skills to succeed in tennis and squash. The squash team at the high school had a successful season last year. With nationals at the end of the season, the team must put everythin...

Imai competes at professional level on the golf course

Imai competes at professional level on the golf course

Zoe Tseng

January 8, 2019


Filed under Boys Golf, Sports

The goal of golf is relatively simple. You hit the ball into the hole. However, it is not actually that easy. There are so many variables that go into a good game, much like the number of factors that go into scoring a goal in soccer. Your attitude, your approach and your skill all influence your succes...

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