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Junior captains of varsity teams benefit from rewarding experiences

Junior captains of varsity teams benefit from rewarding experiences

Penelope Cruz

November 20, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

  Junior year: students focus on studying, taking the SATs, and immersing themselves in the college process. Some juniors athletes go the extra mile and serve as role models for their teammates. Although being a junior captain can be stressful, athletes put in this leadership position...

Player Profile: Kay Takinami, boys varsity football

Player Profile: Kay Takinami, boys varsity football

Sascha Wolf-Sorokin, Staff Writer

November 18, 2015


Filed under Football, Player Profiles, Sports

PHOTO PROVIDED BY RICHARD SHEOLA If you could be any one of your teammates, who would you be and why? Probably Max [Bochman]. He's a really hard working dude. He probably has the best work ethic on our team, and he's just a really good football player.   What professional athlete in football do you admire...

Temperature Changes in Cross Country

Temperature Changes in Cross Country

Paul Miller-Schmidt, Staff Writer

November 9, 2015


Filed under Boys Cross Country, Fall Sports, Girls Cross Country, Multimedia, Sports

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New players improve dynamic of volleyball team

New players improve dynamic of volleyball team

Bertina Xue, Arts Layout Editor

November 7, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Sports

With only two returning varsity players this year, the volleyball team finds themselves with a very new and young team. Coach James Watson has introduced the players to a new philosophy. Watson said that because the team is made up with so many new players, with many transplanted junior varsity players,...

What Practice is Like

What Practice is Like

November 3, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

  The Sagamore broke down how each fall sports team at the high school spends their practice. We asked athletes on each team what a typical practice consists of.   ...

Girls Varsity Soccer ties Framingham on Senior Night

Matt DeAngelo, Sports Writer

October 29, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Game Recaps, Girls Soccer, Sports

In their final game before the postseason, the girls soccer team tied the Framingham Flyers at Skyline park 0-0 in a ground-out affair. The team was playing without its top scorer. Junior and captain Liz Dumas was sidelined due to injury, but that did not diminish the intensity with which the Warriors...

Brookline vs. Walpole 9/18/15

Brookline vs. Walpole 9/18/15

Matt DeAngelo, Sports Writer

September 21, 2015


Filed under Boys Soccer

  by Matt DeAngelo Every student at the high school knows that when the Brookline Superfans are in attendance at a sporting event, that game is significant. That was certainly the case last Friday when the Brookline Warriors kept the Walpole Rebels winless on the season with a 1-1 tie at Nickerson Field ...

Football tops Boston Latin in season opener

Edmund Geschickter, Social Media Manager

September 15, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

by Edmund Geschickter On Saturday, the varsity football team opened its 2015 campaign with an exciting 30-20 win over Boston Latin School at Parsons Field. A few plays after the opening kickoff, junior quarterback and defensive back Marquis Miller hit receiver and defensive back Sam Feingold-Gar...

Girls varsity volleyball team falls to Needham 3-1 in their season opener

Girls varsity volleyball team falls to Needham 3-1 in their season opener

Matt DeAngelo, Sports writer

September 10, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Game Recaps, Girls Volleyball, Sports

  The girls varsity volleyball season got underway yesterday with a 3-1 loss to the Needham Rockets, a team they had defeated one year ago. As they warmed up, the speakers boomed and the fans filed in, eager to watch the ball go over the net for the first time in 2015. The two teams were eve...

Athletes awarded, hall of famers inducted at 2015 varsity banquet

Athletes awarded, hall of famers inducted at 2015 varsity banquet

May 27, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Spring Sports, Winter Sports

The Brookline High Athletic Department and Hall of Fame Committee held their 23rd Annual Hall of Fame and Varsity Banquet on Thursday, May 21, at Boston University’s Sherman Hall. Director of Athletics Peter Rittenburg and Assistant Headmaster Hal Mason started the series of speeches with welcoming...

Katz resigns after 13 years

Katz resigns after 13 years

February 3, 2015


Filed under Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Sports

After 13 years as the boys varsity soccer head coach, Jeff Katz announced that he will not be returning next season to coach in Brookline as he was offered a permanent assistant coaching position with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology girls soccer team. This year, Katz said he juggled...

Playoff recap, fall 2014-2015

Playoff recap, fall 2014-2015

December 25, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Click on team pictures to read full playoff recaps for fall 2014-2015 sports at BHS! Vanessa Chin can be contacted at bhs.sagamore@gmail.com

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