The Sagamore

Jamie Chamberlain remains humble despite success

Jamie Chamberlain remains humble despite success

Nina Rogers, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019


Filed under Girls Indoor Track, Girls Outdoor Track, Sports

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 struggle to attain sports credit for fall crew

Athletes struggle to attain sports credit for fall crew

Elena Su, Staff Writer

April 7, 2019


Filed under Boys Crew, Fall Sports, Girls Crew, Sports

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...

Off season training helps athletes improve skill level

Off season training helps athletes improve skill level

Jeremiah Levy, Staff Writer

January 13, 2019


Filed under Boys Cross Country, Girls Crew, Sports

Kids work out in various ways, from weight lifting to cardio, and push themselves to stay in shape. Teams often work out together in preparation for a game or race throughout the season; however, individuals also prepare over the offseason. Sports take breaks in different periods of the year referred to ...

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


Filed under Boys Crew, Girls Crew, Sports

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...

Newton North defeats Brookline varsity lacrosse

Newton North defeats Brookline varsity lacrosse

Jade Kwitkiwski, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Girls Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports

On Tues., April 11 Brookline Varsity Lacrosse lost to Newton North in a close match with a final score of 8-13.

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...

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