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Szymanowski steps up as new boys crew coach

Szymanowski steps up as new boys crew coach

Yiming Fu, Editor in Chief

October 25, 2019

St. Catherine’s, Canada. Hot July days pass by at the Dirty Water Rowing Club, where members of the boys crew team train over the summer. The boys gather in a circle in the quad of Brock College as head coach Katy Ruderman begins to tear up. She is leaving the Brookline team. Halfway through the su...

Lacrosse team seeks new fundraising methods

Lacrosse team seeks new fundraising methods

Alexander Fung, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019

Through their door-to-door fundraising strategy, the boys lacrosse team has scraped together enough money to keep them on the field each year. This year, however, taking the fundraising online has allowed the team to nearly triple the money they would have raised going door-to-door. Through a comp...

Stereotypes fail to take wind out of team’s sails

Stereotypes fail to take wind out of team’s sails

Zoe Tseng, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019

Ever have one of those days when things just aren’t going your way? You woke up late, forgot your lunch, and then rush to school to find a pop quiz waiting for you?  Well, for the sailing team, this is similar to what has been happening to them. The sailing team started their season late with their first race...

New record set by sophomores at recent track and field meet

New record set by sophomores at recent track and field meet

Sofia Ramon, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019

The baton is passed from hand to hand, briskly; it almost seems as though the spectators don’t have time to blink, don’t have time to breath, don’t have time for anything except to watch in awe as a new record is set. At the MSTCA Freshman and Sophomore Meet on Saturday, May 4, the freshmen...

Baseball coach to retire after three decades

Baseball coach to retire after three decades

Sidonie Brown, Arts Editor

May 23, 2019

Before Joe Campagna ever coached baseball, he was a boy growing up in Brookline. Before he played college baseball at the University of Massachusetts, he played with his neighbors on Eliot Street. And before he served in the army or started a family, he first discovered his love of a sport to which he...

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 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...

Off season training helps athletes improve skill level

Off season training helps athletes improve skill level

Jeremiah Levy, Staff Writer

January 13, 2019

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

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 10, 2018

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

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

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...

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