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Jamie Chamberlain remains humble despite success

Jamie Chamberlain remains humble despite success

Nina Rogers, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019

Watching from the stands at the recent All-State Championships, it would have been easy to pick out sophomore Jamie Chamberlain from the mass of runners present; she was the one with the biggest smile on her face. Chamberlain is a three-season varsity athlete, playing volleyball in the fall and ...

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...

Rec basketball offers stress free environment for athletes

Rec basketball offers stress free environment for athletes

Oliver Fox, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

When watching a varsity basketball game at the high school, you might notice that the coach is constantly pacing up and down the sideline, yelling orders at their players. You might also notice that on the court, the players are communicating, often calling out “switch!” or “screen!” to give them a...

Spartan racing helps athletes battle challenges

Spartan racing helps athletes battle challenges

Tina Little, Sports Editor

April 3, 2019

Eight-foot wall climbs, 20-foot rope climbs, barbed wire crawls, monkey bars, swinging rings. One of the few places you will find these daunting obstacles is in a Spartan Race. Spartan races are obstacle course competitions held all over the US and in 42 countries around the world. Within Spartan r...

Gymnastics stretches athletes’ skills

Gymnastics stretches athletes’ skills

Jeremy Suh, Staff Writer

March 17, 2019

Gymnastics, although it may look graceful, is nothing short of exhausting. The high school gymnastics team is a tight-knit community. Through dedication to the sport and forming powerful bonds with teammates and coaches, the team feels that gymnastics has taught them valuable lessons about life. Not onl...

Winter track athletes motivate each other to improve their performance

Winter track athletes motivate each other to improve their performance

Alexander Fung, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019

Versatility, dedication and teamwork are the staples which hold the indoor track team together and help them meet their competitive goals. The personal connections made between athletes on the indoor track team motivate and inspire them to improve. These strong bonds work to improve morale and give pu...

Spirit allows teams to bond

Spirit allows teams to bond

Dan Friedman, Sports Editor

March 11, 2019

Walk around the high school for 15 minutes and you will see at least one kid with bleached blonde hair, one girl with the tips of her hair dyed blue, a couple of kids wearing jerseys and students dressed in all black, pajamas, camouflage, as American flags and more. Everywhere you go, the high school is fill...

Greater Boston All-Stars compete internationally

Greater Boston All-Stars compete internationally

Dan Friedman, Sports Editor

March 10, 2019

The clock hits zero and the buzzer goes off. The Greater-Boston All-Stars have just won against Germany’s AB Baskets and locals have flooded the court to take pictures with the American players. The Greater Boston All-Stars were in Germany to play competitive basketball and travel the world. T...

Girls basketball looks to rebound from last season

Girls basketball looks to rebound from last season

Hallie LeTendre, Staff Writer

February 24, 2019

The score is within five points, there are three minutes left and the players on the court are tirelessly fighting to win their game.   The girls varsity basketball team has faced high-intensity games all season long.  After a tough season last year, the team has been working to improve their a...

Boys basketball team maintains a perfect record

Boys basketball team maintains a perfect record

Erika Sanchez, Staff Writer

February 17, 2019

You sit down after purchasing your ticket and instantly start hearing the music. The boys are eagerly lined up outside the door, waiting to burst out. The fans stand up, getting ready to cheer them on. They too are waiting for the excitement of the game. This season, the boys varsity basketball tea...

Boys and girls hockey teams strive to unite as a program

Boys and girls hockey teams strive to unite as a program

Jade Kwitkiwski, Arts Editor

February 13, 2019

Helmets strapped on and skates tightly laced, Brookline hockey players glide onto the ice for another practice. Huddled around their coach, the players listen intently for the first drill. Some of the players wave to their parents, for they are all in elementary school. Flash forward to today: the sam...

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