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Boys varsity wrestling team pins down back-to-back bay state championship

Boys varsity wrestling team pins down back-to-back bay state championship

Ansley Washburn, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

Brookline High School’s wrestling team secured a back-to-back Baystate Conference League Championship win during their senior game, crushing rivals Newton North High School 56-18 at their last home match. The warriors have been working hard this season and the results paid off. They met their goal...

Boys varsity basketball beats Wellesley in a close game

Boys varsity basketball beats Wellesley in a close game

Zoe Brooks, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

On Friday, Jan. 31, the Brookline boys varsity basketball team had an impressive win against the Wellesley Raiders at Schlutz Gymnasium. The stands were filled with students wearing head-to-toe purple and gold, honoring the recent death of basketball legend Kobe Bryant. Sophomore Devani Perez got...

Red team triumphs in girls flag football game

Red team triumphs in girls flag football game

Oliver Fox and Jake Zucker

December 3, 2019

On Wednesday, Nov. 27, the senior girls triumphed over the juniors 18-6. Between rowdy fans, a shirtless runner flying across the field, and a host of controversial calls, this year’s Powderpuff girls flag football game was in keeping with tradition. The game came on the heels of a controversial...

Thanksgiving football game recap

Thanksgiving football game recap

Peter Finnerty and Zoe Tseng

December 3, 2019

In 1876, Yale University and Princeton University had their first football game on Thanksgiving, starting what would become an annual tradition of football being played on this holiday at various colleges and high schools across the nation. This year’s Thanksgiving football game at Parsons Field,...

Ongoing renovations force teams to adapt

Ongoing renovations force teams to adapt

Jake Zucker, Sports Editor

November 25, 2019

A whole wing of the school destroyed, two campuses, police stationed outside every day. Recent estimates for the cost of the high school’s renovations are at $206 million. These renovations have had an impact on every facet of life. The renovations have forced the many sports communities to adjust...

Two sports compete for field use

Two sports compete for field use

Tina Little and Emily Trelstad

November 25, 2019

Stand on the 40-yard line of the Downes Field. It’s 3:20 p.m. and the student-athletes start to arrive. Two speakers compete for the sound space. Cleats storm the pavement and soften as they hit the track and then the turf. Football pads and field hockey bags hit the ground. Practices for both the...

Girls swim and dive team triumphs over Framingham

Girls swim and dive team triumphs over Framingham

Sola Ash, Staff Writer

November 25, 2019

A 43-year-long era has ended. On Sept. 17, the girls varsity swim and dive team (GVSD) won their annual dual meet against Framingham High School, which took place in the Evelyn Kirrane Aquatics Center, for the first time in four years. Although GVSD has beaten Framingham at away meets, this was their...

Girls varsity soccer advances to state semifinal

Girls varsity soccer advances to state semifinal

Emily Trelstad, Opinions Editor

November 17, 2019

LYNN- Brookline girls varsity soccer (GVS) took the field in the bitter cold against Andover looking for a repeat of last year’s title as Division 1 North Sectional Champions. The cold weather was not enough to slow down the team as they continued their playoff run with a decisive 2-0 win. Both...

Girls varsity soccer team looks forward to a successful season

Girls varsity soccer team looks forward to a successful season

Peter Finnerty, Sports Editor

October 25, 2019

Nine wins, four ties and one loss as of Oct. 19. The girls varsity soccer team has been off to an explosive start for their season. This season, the team has been ranked number one in the state by the Boston Globe. Despite the rigors and challenges of the sport, the team has worked to build both ...

Fall Sports Preview

Fall Sports Preview

Tina Little and Amanda Kravitz

October 24, 2019

Girls Varsity Soccer “We are looking to build on last year’s success and hopefully win a state championship. The first few games of the season have been super fun and I’m really excited to continue playing with such an awesome group of girls.”- senior Maya Leschly Boys Varsity Soccer ...

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...

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