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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 ...

Winter track athletes motivate each other to improve their performance

Winter track athletes motivate each other to improve their performance

Alexander Fung, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019

Versatility, dedication and teamwork are the staples which hold the indoor track team together and help them meet their competitive goals. The personal connections made between athletes on the indoor track team motivate and inspire them to improve. These strong bonds work to improve morale and give pu...

Greater Boston All-Stars compete internationally

Greater Boston All-Stars compete internationally

Dan Friedman, Sports Editor

March 10, 2019

The clock hits zero and the buzzer goes off. The Greater-Boston All-Stars have just won against Germany’s AB Baskets and locals have flooded the court to take pictures with the American players. The Greater Boston All-Stars were in Germany to play competitive basketball and travel the world. T...

Girls basketball looks to rebound from last season

Girls basketball looks to rebound from last season

Hallie LeTendre, Staff Writer

February 24, 2019

The score is within five points, there are three minutes left and the players on the court are tirelessly fighting to win their game.   The girls varsity basketball team has faced high-intensity games all season long.  After a tough season last year, the team has been working to improve their a...

Boys basketball team maintains a perfect record

Boys basketball team maintains a perfect record

Erika Sanchez, Staff Writer

February 17, 2019

You sit down after purchasing your ticket and instantly start hearing the music. The boys are eagerly lined up outside the door, waiting to burst out. The fans stand up, getting ready to cheer them on. They too are waiting for the excitement of the game. This season, the boys varsity basketball tea...

Boys and girls hockey teams strive to unite as a program

Boys and girls hockey teams strive to unite as a program

Jade Kwitkiwski, Arts Editor

February 13, 2019

Helmets strapped on and skates tightly laced, Brookline hockey players glide onto the ice for another practice. Huddled around their coach, the players listen intently for the first drill. Some of the players wave to their parents, for they are all in elementary school. Flash forward to today: the sam...

Tennis players use their skills on on the squash court

Tennis players use their skills on on the squash court

Amanda Kravitz, Sports Editor

January 10, 2019

Whether standing before a three and a half foot net or a five and an 18 foot wall, the player will have to tap similar skills to succeed in tennis and squash. The squash team at the high school had a successful season last year. With nationals at the end of the season, the team must put everythin...

Girls indoor track relay breaks school record

Girls indoor track relay breaks school record

April 30, 2018

Individuality is a component of any sport. Your differences make you shine and stand out. For track, this is no different. But in some events, track athletes band together through a network of support and confidence to stand together as one group to compete, always pushing each other to do better. On ...

Boys basketball team reinvigorated by new coach

Boys basketball team reinvigorated by new coach

Evan Porco, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018

Any high school sports team's success can be attributed in one way or another to its coaching staff. Having a strong coaching contingent can improve a program and its players and offer support to athletes when needed. The new coaching staff for the boys varsity basketball team, led by Courtney Valentine...

Girls hockey builds team with Newton South

Girls hockey builds team with Newton South

Lauren Liang, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

At first glance it seems like a normal high school hockey game: different colored jerseys distinguish the two teams who fight to get the puck across their opponent goal line. But, looking closer, the jerseys are not only the proud red and blue of the high school, but also the bright orange of Newton Sou...

Dance teacher takes on new role as ski team coach

Dance teacher takes on new role as ski team coach

Milena Kitterman, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

If you have been to a ski race this year, you are sure to have seen new ski coach Mayra Hernandez enthusiastically cheering on her racers and congratulating them as they finish their runs. For a team that has had three different coaches in four years, creating a sense of unity and camaraderie on th...

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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