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USTA Tennis

USTA Tennis

February 15, 2014


Filed under Boys Tennis, Sports

[metaslider id="9005"]“Colleges look more often at a player's USTA ranking than their high school tennis record, so many players who want to play college tennis focus on tournaments,” USTA player and junior Theo Tamayo said. According to the official USTA website, the USTA is “the national gover...

Athletes reach out to college recruiters

Athletes reach out to college recruiters

November 29, 2012


Filed under Boys Crew, Boys Lacrosse, Sports

Senior Hali Nelson remembers watching a fencing exhibition as a 7-year-old living in Alabama. Initially, she was drawn to the sport because the sword fighting reminded her of Star Wars. More than 10 years later, Nelson is still hooked on the sport, and when she started to look at colleges, Nelson knew ...

Rugby team struggles to take root

Rugby team struggles to take root

May 30, 2012


Filed under Rugby, Sports

The rugby team faces a unique challenge. Unlike sports like soccer and baseball, which are better known nationally, rugby must draw in players that know nothing about it. “It’s really hard when it’s not a major sport because people won’t even give it a chance,” said senior Max Pomeranz,...

Sailing team gets toes wet in classroom

Sailing team gets toes wet in classroom

May 19, 2012


Filed under Sailing, Sports, Spring Sports

Walk into Rooms 309 and 311 after school and be immersed in student-run sailing seminars, where varsity sailors educate a diverse and energetic crowd. Sophomore Anthony Poluyanoff first joined the sailing team this year, having been on the ski team in the winter. He is currently practicing and learning...

Campagna’s kids are staying clean

Campagna’s kids are staying clean

May 19, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

The varsity baseball team’s annual trip to Cooperstown, N.Y. in May has been a long-standing tradition enjoyed by players, coaches and parents. Despite a chemical health violation that occurred on the 2010 trip, the team has learned from the experience and is ready to have a fun and alcohol-free weekend at the ...

Player Profile: Mariano Suriel

Player Profile: Mariano Suriel

April 5, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Player Profiles, Sports, Spring Sports

Q What do you personally contribute to the team? A This year, I’m going to try to get my batting average up and try to get hits. I’m a low-key guy, not the kind of guy to pump up the team, but if we’re losing a game, I know that by getting a hit and moving forward, people will get motivated. Q ...

Player Profile: Michaela Moscufo

Player Profile: Michaela Moscufo

April 5, 2012


Filed under Girls Lacrosse, Player Profiles, Sports, Spring Sports

Q What do you personally contribute to the team? A I think I have a very strong work ethic. I’m also a pretty positive player. I really like cheering people on and giving encouraging advice. But I definitely think my work ethic and my mentality, pushing myself everyday and trying my hardest....

Siblings push each other to the limit

Siblings push each other to the limit

February 17, 2012


Filed under Boys Crew, Fall Sports, Football, Girls Indoor Track, Girls Outdoor Track, Sports, Spring Sports, Winter Sports

Teammates often say they feel like siblings, but for some athletes, they actually are. Senior Leon Scott has never been without a brother by his side. Leon has been on baseball, basketball and swim teams throughout his life with both his older brother Irvin, a BHS alumnus, and his younger brother...

Rowers enjoy early hours of the morning

Rowers enjoy early hours of the morning

February 4, 2012


Filed under Boys Crew, Sports

It is dark and cold outside. There is no one on the streets, and the only thing they hear is their own footsteps. It is a little before 6:45 a.m. and the rowers are walking to school. Although it is optional, many rowers wake up early to attend morning practices. While the rowers have their own preferences...

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