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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 ...

Students find fulfillment in dedication to ballet

Students find fulfillment in dedication to ballet

Phoebe Kallaher, Arts Editor

October 25, 2019

School. Ballet. Homework. Sleep. Repeat. That’s the daily routine of students who dance at the Brookline Ballet School.  For these nine students at the high school, ballet is an integral part of their lives.  They spend multiple hours there six days a week, not including their extra rehearsals for ...

Szymanowski steps up as new boys crew coach

Szymanowski steps up as new boys crew coach

Yiming Fu, Editor in Chief

October 25, 2019

St. Catherine’s, Canada. Hot July days pass by at the Dirty Water Rowing Club, where members of the boys crew team train over the summer. The boys gather in a circle in the quad of Brock College as head coach Katy Ruderman begins to tear up. She is leaving the Brookline team. Halfway through the su...

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 ...

Dreamfar club helps build a strong sense of community

Dreamfar club helps build a strong sense of community

Amanda Kravitz, Sports Editor

June 18, 2019

Athletes endure nine hard months of training with one goal in mind: running a marathon. Students at the high school train tirelessly in order to build up the strength and stamina needed to run 26.2 miles. This may sound like a ridiculous challenge, but to these student athletes, it is not a joke. The...

Lacrosse team seeks new fundraising methods

Lacrosse team seeks new fundraising methods

Alexander Fung, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019

Through their door-to-door fundraising strategy, the boys lacrosse team has scraped together enough money to keep them on the field each year. This year, however, taking the fundraising online has allowed the team to nearly triple the money they would have raised going door-to-door. Through a comp...

Revolution class offers way to earn sports credit

Revolution class offers way to earn sports credit

Hallie LeTendre, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019

As you tiredly turn over in bed, you turn your alarm off. It’s 6:30 am. You get out of bed. You put your workout clothes on. You lace up your running shoes and you head out the door. For students in Billy Graham’s Z block Revolution Health and Fitness class, this routine is a daily process.   For e...

Stereotypes fail to take wind out of team’s sails

Stereotypes fail to take wind out of team’s sails

Zoe Tseng, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019

Ever have one of those days when things just aren’t going your way? You woke up late, forgot your lunch, and then rush to school to find a pop quiz waiting for you?  Well, for the sailing team, this is similar to what has been happening to them. The sailing team started their season late with their first race...

New record set by sophomores at recent track and field meet

New record set by sophomores at recent track and field meet

Sofia Ramon, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019

The baton is passed from hand to hand, briskly; it almost seems as though the spectators don’t have time to blink, don’t have time to breath, don’t have time for anything except to watch in awe as a new record is set. At the MSTCA Freshman and Sophomore Meet on Saturday, May 4, the freshmen...

Teams prepare for fall during summer

Teams prepare for fall during summer

Peter Finnerty, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019

Although many spring sports are coming to an end, for many athletes, much work is still to come. Between the end of spring season and the beginning of fall sports, many students remain active by continuing their hard work during the summer. This offseason training is vital in order to stay fit and ...

Baseball coach to retire after three decades

Baseball coach to retire after three decades

Sidonie Brown, Arts Editor

May 23, 2019

Before Joe Campagna ever coached baseball, he was a boy growing up in Brookline. Before he played college baseball at the University of Massachusetts, he played with his neighbors on Eliot Street. And before he served in the army or started a family, he first discovered his love of a sport to which he...

School assists concussed students with recovery

School assists concussed students with recovery

Amanda Kravitz, Sports Editor

April 26, 2019

Get hit in the head with a lacrosse ball. Take a bad fall while skiing. Go head to head in a football game. All of these can cause a concussion within moments of impact. Getting a concussion does not just mean sitting in a dark room with no electronics, but it can mean weeks of not being able to do s...

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