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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


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Swim and Dive, Sports

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


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Cross Country, Sports

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


Filed under Boys Cross Country, Sports

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...

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...

Fundraising pays dividends for athletes

Fundraising pays dividends for athletes

Colby Sutton, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under Boys Crew, Boys Swim and Dive, Cheerleading, Girls Crew, Showcase, Sports

Many sports teams get the opportunity to travel around the country and compete against some of the nation’s toughest competition. As they catch the country’s attention, they help to put Brookline on the map. The trip helps teams establish a community as tight knit as a family. It is beneficial f...

Twins push each other in competition

Twins push each other in competition

Yuen Ting Chow, Staff Writer

March 19, 2017


Filed under Boys Lacrosse, Boys Soccer, Girls Lacrosse, Girls Outdoor Track, Girls Soccer, Showcase, Sports

Twins. One in 30 babies born is a twin - an increase of 76 percent since the 1980s according to the National Center for Health Studies. With this increase, having twins who play the same sports is becoming more and more common. Being twins on the same sports team can affect performance, relations...

Soccer participates in events to benefit the community

Soccer participates in events to benefit the community

Maisie Kramer, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Girls Soccer, Sports, Uncategorized

Needed: talented soccer players with a passion for creating positive change in the Brookline community. The boys and girls soccer teams’ volunteer efforts benefit the teams themselves and the community. According to girls soccer coach Robert Sprague, the biggest day of volunteering is the 3v3 tournament, ...

Swim and dive cap off perfect season

Swim and dive cap off perfect season

Sophie Hafner, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Swim and Dive, Showcase, Sports

Clamorous cheers filled the air. This was the moment they had all been waiting for. Tied for points, it all came down to these last few swimmers in the final race of the night, a 4x100 freestyle relay. They couldn’t lose to Newton North, their biggest rivals. The swimmers took off, and the nerves in...

Player Profile: Alex Van Overbeeke-Costello

Player Profile: Alex Van Overbeeke-Costello

Daisy Elliot, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under Cheerleading, Sports

How long have you been doing cheerleading? I started as a sophomore. I had no experience before that. What is your role as captain for cheerleading? I think I do a lot to keep the morale high, like making sure that everybody is feeling good about what they are doing because cheerleading is a h...

Water polo team allows players to stay in shape

Water polo team allows players to stay in shape

Marco Georgaklis, Breaking News Writing Editor

October 29, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

Squash, curling and fencing were all clubs before successfully transforming into official sports that offer formal coaching as well as a health and fitness credit. Now, many students have devoted their time and effort to create an opportunity for another sport, water polo.

New JV girls soccer coach brings extensive experience

New JV girls soccer coach brings extensive experience

Jillian Goldstein, Opinions Writing Editor

October 29, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Soccer, Showcase, Sports

A team of soccer players relies on their coach to succeed. The coach must be a leader, role model and friend to form proper bonds and to develop new skills. This role cannot be filled by just anyone. The girls junior varsity soccer team has a new coach this year, Charlton MacVeagh, who has been hea...

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