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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...

Off season training helps athletes improve skill level

Off season training helps athletes improve skill level

Jeremiah Levy, Staff Writer

January 13, 2019

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 ...

Imai competes at professional level on the golf course

Imai competes at professional level on the golf course

Zoe Tseng

January 8, 2019

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...

Lucas Aramburu sprints to success

Lucas Aramburu sprints to success

Gabe Hernan, Staff Writer

December 30, 2018

From local to state to regional to national competitions, cross country runner and senior Lucas Aramburu has done it all. Aramburu has been running for six years competitively, including four at the high school, and has become one of the best runners in the United States. His abilities have allow...

Cheerleading team prepares for upcoming competition season

Cheerleading team prepares for upcoming competition season

Sofia Ramon, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

For the past few months, the cheer team has been preparing for upcoming cheer competitions, and they could not be more excited. Training for competitive cheerleading is as tough as for any other sport. The cheerleading team starts practicing early in the year and works hard during the season to perfo...

Boys varsity soccer team reflects on great season

Boys varsity soccer team reflects on great season

Phoebe Kallaher, Staff Writer

December 9, 2018

It’s mohawk season! The bright blond mohawks are sported by each member of the boys varsity soccer team as a way to celebrate their qualification for the playoffs this year. Through teamwork, dedication and unity, the boys varsity soccer team has enjoyed tremendous success this season. According t...

Fall Sports Preview

Fall Sports  Preview

Tina Little and Jade Kwitkiwski

November 9, 2018

Cheerleading This season, the cheerleading team hopes to show off their skills at the annual pep rally. They will cheer at varsity football games and at a minimum of four other competitions. With more gymnastics skill on the varsity team this year, they hope to make it to regionals, after coming ...

MIAA Sportsmanship award goes to girls swim and dive

MIAA Sportsmanship award goes to girls swim and dive

Renata Shen, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

In ball sports, sportsmanship is easy to identify: athletes are expected to play fair, shake hands and stop if someone gets injured. However, in racing sports where athletes compete individually, there are no regular practices surrounding sportsmanship. This year, the girls swim and dive team rece...

Girls cross country team competes at state meet

Girls cross country team competes at state meet

Yiming Fu, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

After 10 seconds of intense excitement and disbelief, the girls cross country team erupted into shrieks and screams. They had just learned that they placed fourth and qualified for State Championships after running a great race at the Eastern Massachusetts Divisionals meet on Nov. 11. This marks the...

Aramburu competes in national cross country race

Aramburu competes in national cross country race

Maddie Nagler, Sports Managing Editor

February 5, 2018

Five thousand male high school runners from Massachusetts toed the line this cross country season. Of those 5000 athletes, junior Lucas Aramburu has the second fastest recorded time for the 5K. His personal record, a time of 15 minutes and 13 seconds, was enough to qualify him for the Foot Locker Cross C...

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