The Sagamore

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...

Golf team thrives thanks to close-knit community

Golf team thrives thanks to close-knit community

Max Varrell, Staff Writer

November 25, 2019

In a sport like golf, where an individual plays alone to receive their own score without help and assists from his teammates, teamwork plays a huge role in success. With a fun and relaxed atmosphere, the boys golf team has enjoyed a lot of unexpected success this season. After losing their star player...

Fantasy Football Explained

Fantasy Football Explained

Dan Friedman, Graphics Managing Editor

November 22, 2019

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...

Berkshire camp brings running teams together

Berkshire camp brings running teams together

Zoe Tseng, Sports Editor

October 30, 2019

We all know the feeling of dread when you hear your alarm clock go off. But getting up on an ordinary morning is nothing compared to forcing yourself to go on a run as soon as you wake up.  That’s the type of commitment student athletes signed up for with the Berkshire Running Camp. For the member...

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 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...

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