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Coaches find ways to balance life with sports and school

Coaches find ways to balance life with sports and school

Elenor Sherman, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019

Coaches are jugglers, keeping track of both work and sports in one day. During their sport’s season, many coaches regularly work 12 or more hours a day.  Coaches who teach must keep up with both their school work and their sport, much like any student-athlete. There is a lot of planning ahead, pre...

Lucas Aramburu sprints to success

Lucas Aramburu sprints to success

Gabe Hernan, Staff Writer

December 30, 2018

From local to state to regional to national competitions, cross country runner and senior Lucas Aramburu has done it all. Aramburu has been running for six years competitively, including four at the high school, and has become one of the best runners in the United States. His abilities have allow...

Alex Jzyk sees benefit in having a second trainer

Alex Jzyk sees benefit in having a second trainer

Amanda Kravitz, Sports Editor

December 23, 2018

Imagine facing a setback that is entirely out of your control: you kick the ball too hard or step on the wrong side of your foot. Within seconds, you could cost yourself a season or weeks of physical therapy and rehabilitation. Injuries are the most frustrating and common setback for student-athletes, a...

Culture and spirit around athletics changes over time

Culture and spirit around athletics changes over time

Sandeep Gingipali, Sports Editor

December 18, 2018

Championships, crushing defeats and miracle seasons are just a few of the words that can be used to describe the storied history of athletics at the high school. Throughout the school’s rich history, there have been tremendous highs and lows that have characterized the athletics program. Although ...

Sport recruitment process offers some relief to committed athletes

Sport recruitment process offers some relief to committed athletes

Peter Finnerty, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

For many high schoolers, the college admissions cycle is in full swing. However, some students are going a different route than most. Committing to college can be a daunting task and athletes that commit are dedicating themselves to a college and a sport. However, recruitment for athletes offers a s...

Various coaching methods encourage unity

Various coaching methods encourage unity

Cassidy Washburn, Regulars Managing Editor

December 16, 2018

Spit flies out of the coaches’ mouths, clipboards are thrown on the ground, yells echo around the stadium. While this is the image of coaches people tend to think of, in reality, coaches just want the best for their team and try to achieve this using a variety of procedures. Coaches from different fall...

Cheerleading team prepares for upcoming competition season

Cheerleading team prepares for upcoming competition season

Sofia Ramon, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

For the past few months, the cheer team has been preparing for upcoming cheer competitions, and they could not be more excited. Training for competitive cheerleading is as tough as for any other sport. The cheerleading team starts practicing early in the year and works hard during the season to perfo...

Boys varsity soccer team reflects on great season

Boys varsity soccer team reflects on great season

Phoebe Kallaher, Staff Writer

December 9, 2018

It’s mohawk season! The bright blond mohawks are sported by each member of the boys varsity soccer team as a way to celebrate their qualification for the playoffs this year. Through teamwork, dedication and unity, the boys varsity soccer team has enjoyed tremendous success this season. According t...

Crew team races in Head of the Charles Regatta

Crew team races in Head of the Charles Regatta

Jake Zucker, Staff Writer

December 2, 2018

The air around the Charles River was electric with excitement as visitors from all over the world crowded onto bridges to watch boats full of strong men and women race past. The Head of the Charles Regatta (HOCR) was finally up and running, and the 225,000 who had come to the Boston area were eager t...

Blue takes 2018 Powderpuff title after a fantastic pep rally

Blue takes 2018 Powderpuff title after a fantastic pep rally

Tina Little, Sports Editor

November 21, 2018

Powderpuff   One of the few sporting events the entire high school unites behind is the annual flag football game between the junior (red, class of 2020) and senior (blue, class of 2019) girls. After a hard-fought game, the seniors won.   After senior Jordan Dias scored a ...

Fall Sports Preview

Fall Sports  Preview

Tina Little and Jade Kwitkiwski

November 9, 2018

Cheerleading This season, the cheerleading team hopes to show off their skills at the annual pep rally. They will cheer at varsity football games and at a minimum of four other competitions. With more gymnastics skill on the varsity team this year, they hope to make it to regionals, after coming ...

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