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Seniors lead hoopsters into season

Seniors lead hoopsters into season

December 19, 2011


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After graduating only one senior last year, the boys varsity basketball team returns with many of its key contributors and enters the season with high expectations. The returning players have had an extra year not only to get stronger and improve their games individually, but also to develop better relationships...

Lindsay Mooradian

Lindsay Mooradian

December 2, 2011


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Sag: How is your season going? LM: Even though we haven’t won that many games, it’s been so much fun. The girls are probably one of the nicest group of girls I’ve ever been with. And the coaches, Coach Love and Coach Vendola, are so nice; if you need to talk to them, even if it’s not about soccer, they...

Hikari Mamata

Hikari Mamata

December 2, 2011


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Sag: How has your season been going? HM: It’s been going well. I’ve been PR’ing [setting personal records] every race so far except for one. I’ve done all the league races, I’ve done the Amherst Invitational and I’ve done the Twilight Invitational. It’s been great. Sag: When, where and why did you start r...

Brookline football wrecks Newton North 32-19

Brookline football wrecks Newton North 32-19

November 24, 2011


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On Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24, the varsity football team beat bitter rival Newton North 32-19. Sophomore and starting quarterback Nick Scott had four rushing touchdowns on the day. Seniors Stephen O'Neal and co-captain Aidan Fouhy both played well. O'Neal had a 63-yard touchdown run late in the second quarter, and Aidan Fouhy p...

Boys cross country wins State Championship

Boys cross country wins State Championship

November 22, 2011


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The boys cross country team won the MIAA Division I State Championship meet on Saturday, November 19, at Franklin Park. With a score of 110 the team secured their first back-to-back state championship win under coach Michael Glennon’s tenure. “It is the first time we were able to do that,” said...

Seniors lead team to victory

Seniors lead team to victory

November 21, 2011


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The girls varsity volleyball team’s success can be attributed to several factors, such as hard work, dedication and perseverance, but the return of seniors dedicated to making this year’s team a success is very important as well, according to sophomore Lisa Tarasyuk. The success of the team has not ...

Rebel flag drives players’ passion

Rebel flag drives players’ passion

November 21, 2011


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Approximately 50 feet from Turco Memorial Field, the Walpole Rebels’ home turf, a Confederate flag hangs from a tree situated in a private property owner’s backyard. Introduced during the Civil War, the Confederate flag has long been a symbol of Southern pride and, to many, is a reminder of slavery...

Soccer perseveres despite setbacks

Soccer perseveres despite setbacks

November 18, 2011


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Through every trial and tribulation, the boys varsity soccer team remained strong this year and made the playoffs yet again. Despite having a slow start and suspended players, the team sought revenge in the first game against Newton North, the team that knocked them out of the playoffs in the division ...

Girls volleyball ends tournament run after 3-1 loss against Barnstable

Girls volleyball ends tournament run after 3-1 loss against Barnstable

November 16, 2011


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The Sagamore live posted today's state tournament semifinal game between Brookline and Barnstable, the South district champion. Read our coverage on our Facebook and Twitter pages.  ...

Helena Randle

Helena Randle

November 15, 2011


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Sag: What is your favorite moment of the sport? HR: The satisfying feeling after a good race. If you won or lost, you still could have swam a personal best, which is always the most rewarding. Sag: Is it more important to get a win or to lose and learn? HR: I would say it’s more important to lose and learn...

Aidan Fouhy

Aidan Fouhy

November 14, 2011


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Sag: Is it more important to get a win or lose and learn? AF: Get a win, always. I’ve had enough losing and learning these past couple years. I’m a senior. It’s time to win. Sag: As a captain, what do you do to be a good leader? AF: I try to lead by example. I set a high standard for my teammates to follow both on a...

Ella MacVeagh

Ella MacVeagh

November 2, 2011


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Junior Ella MacVeagh is a three-year veteran of the girls varsity soccer team, despite a serious injury freshman year. Soccer has always been prevalent in the MacVeagh family.  Her older sister Molly, who graduated last year, also played on the soccer team; her father Chan is a youth soccer coach. ...

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