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Increased awareness around physical therapy helps athletes

Increased awareness around physical therapy helps athletes

Elsie McKendry, Staff Writer

November 25, 2019

Once again, sophomore Liam Carmello leaves class to get water. In reality, Carmello is not thirsty. He gets up halfway through every class to stretch his injured back at the request of his physical therapist. Recovery can be a pain, both physically and mentally, but more student athletes are seeking...

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...

Dance groups prepare extensively for pep rally

Dance groups prepare extensively for pep rally

Anastasiya Semyannikova

November 22, 2019

The cheers of students echo on the walls of the gymnasium. The sea of blue and red blend together on the bleachers as students cheer for each performance. Amidst all of this, it is showtime for the groups that perform at the pep rally. The pep rally is an annual event where hundreds of students gather...

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 ...

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...

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