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Spring season presents new athletic options for seniors

Spring season presents new athletic options for seniors

Maddie Nagler, Sports Writing Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under Boys Lacrosse, Girls Lacrosse, Girls Outdoor Track, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

Senioritis: A loss of motivation is school work or school-related activities. Everyone knows that as the school year goes on, seniors tend to shift their focus from completing work to spending more time with friends. Therefore, one may expect that in congruence with losing interest in doing school work, ...

Fundraising pays dividends for athletes

Fundraising pays dividends for athletes

Colby Sutton, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under Boys Crew, Boys Swim and Dive, Cheerleading, Girls Crew, Showcase, Sports

Many sports teams get the opportunity to travel around the country and compete against some of the nation’s toughest competition. As they catch the country’s attention, they help to put Brookline on the map. The trip helps teams establish a community as tight knit as a family. It is beneficial f...

Twins push each other in competition

Twins push each other in competition

Yuen Ting Chow, Staff Writer

March 19, 2017


Filed under Boys Lacrosse, Boys Soccer, Girls Lacrosse, Girls Outdoor Track, Girls Soccer, Showcase, Sports

Twins. One in 30 babies born is a twin - an increase of 76 percent since the 1980s according to the National Center for Health Studies. With this increase, having twins who play the same sports is becoming more and more common. Being twins on the same sports team can affect performance, relations...

Everything you need to be successful at crew!

Everything you need to be successful at crew!

Josh Gladstone, Staff Writer

January 23, 2017


Filed under Boys Crew, Showcase, Sports

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Ultimate Disc experiences influx in popularity

Ultimate Disc experiences influx in popularity

Erez Ben-Akiva, Website Manager

May 24, 2016


Filed under Spring Sports

When ultimate disc became an organized sport at the high school just last year, it had just one coed team and one coach. Now, in only its second year of being an organized team at the high school, ultimate disc has a girls team, a boys varsity team and two boys junior varsity teams. According to...

Gabby Rizika joins Olympic Development Program

Gabby Rizika joins Olympic Development Program

Ido Kushner, Staff Writer

May 23, 2016


Filed under Sailing

Few student athletes nationwide have the opportunity to receive world-class coaching free of charge and the ability to travel across the world competing at the highest level. Senior Gabby Rizika has been given this opportunity and has been invited to the U.S. Sailing’s Olympic Development Progr...

PLAYER PROFILE: Ari Contente, varsity softball

PLAYER PROFILE: Ari Contente, varsity softball

Noa Dalzell, Sports Managing Editor

April 20, 2016


Filed under Player Profiles, Showcase, Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

What is your goal for the upcoming season? To win more than one game this year and to have a game where I do not make any errors.   When and how did you start playing softball? I started playing softball freshman year, but when I was little, from third to fifth grade, I played baseball, ...

Senior rises to All-American status

Senior rises to All-American status

Karina Lorenzo, Staff Writer

April 13, 2016


Filed under Rugby, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

Even senior Jack Miller himself could not have guessed that an argument over rugby and football with his brother, when they were kids, would cause him to find a passion in rugby honored as an All-American.

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Sailing captains develop curriculum to teach teammates

Sailing captains develop curriculum to teach teammates

Sarah Groustra, Staff Writer

April 11, 2016


Filed under Sailing, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

The sailing season began a month before the ice on the Charles River melted. As early as February, members of the high school’s sailing team gathered for educational, classroom-based practices run by the team’s captains. These lessons are measured by written tests that all prospective team members occasionally take.

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Seniors continue to compete post graduation

Sofia Georgaklis, Sports Writing Editor

March 10, 2016


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

For most seniors, graduation means the end of high school and its many extracurriculars. This is not the case, however, for athletes who will be participating in the state postseason tournament, which takes place in June, after seniors have graduated. Although qualifying for the state tournament...

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