The Sagamore

Girls hockey prevails over Newton North

Girls hockey prevails over Newton North

Ella Kitterman, Staff Writer

February 6, 2016


Filed under Game Recaps, Girls Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

he combined hockey team of Brookline and Newton South girls finally broke through to capture their first ever combined victory against both schools’ long time rival Newton North last Wednesday, Feb. 3, winning 5-2 and improving its record to 8-6-4.

Boys track and field finishes the regular season with a win

Boys track and field finishes the regular season with a win

Sofia Georgaklis, Sports Writing Editor

January 29, 2016


Filed under Boys Indoor Track, Game Recaps, Sports

On Thursday, January 28th, the boys track team pulled an impressive 68-43 win against Natick in the Bay State Conference Interdivisional meet. The Warriors finished up the dual meet season with a final record of 5-1. The first event was the mile, where sophomore Quinn Gangadharan placed first wit...

Girls basketball beats Dedham handily

Girls basketball beats Dedham handily

Sascha Wolf-Sorokin, Staff Writer

January 26, 2016


Filed under Game Recaps, Girls Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

The girls varsity basketball team dominated their game on Tuesday, Jan. 26 against Dedham High School, winning 60-34. The game started off with sophomore Maya Page scoring the first basket and giving Brookline a lead. The intensity of the game was evident with the sound of the players on the bench cha...

Despite strong performances, girls indoor track falls to Weymouth

Despite strong performances, girls indoor track falls to Weymouth

Sam Klein, Visuals Manager

January 21, 2016


Filed under Game Recaps, Girls Indoor Track, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

The girls track and field team moved back under .500 with a 62-38 loss to Weymouth on Thursday, Jan. 21. Now with a 2-3 record, the team has one dual meet left, followed by the postseason meets.

Boys diving team develops mental aspect of sport

Boys diving team develops mental aspect of sport

Ani Mathison, Staff Writer

January 21, 2016


Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

In sports such as hockey or soccer, the physicality of the sport is seen as the hardest part of it. However, according to members of the boys diving team, diving is more of a mental sport, and getting past certain mental barriers can pose challenges.

PLAYER PROFILE: Serena Smith, girls varsity basketball

PLAYER PROFILE: Serena Smith, girls varsity basketball

Mia Abulaf, Staff Writer

January 20, 2016


Filed under Girls Basketbal, Player Profiles, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

It’s taught me discipline and patience. Also it has opened me up to different experiences. I’ve gotten to travel to different places.

Boys swim and dive team dominates Milton in final home meet

Boys swim and dive team dominates Milton in final home meet

Jason Altshuler, Staff Writer

January 20, 2016


Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Game Recaps, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

Brookline’s swimming was strong from the beginning of the meet to the end. In 11 out of the 12 events, the Brookline’s three swimmers came in first, second, and third place.

New squash team gains popularity for various reasons

New squash team gains popularity for various reasons

Ben Mandl, Staff Writer

January 18, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Squash, Winter Sports

The player steps onto the court. It’s just him and his opponent. They both face the wall as the player serves, tossing the ball up and hitting it into the wall, making sure that the ball goes above the service line and the player stays in the box. His opponent slams the ball back against the wall. This continues until it bounces twice on the ground. This is the game of squash.

PLAYER PROFILE: David Knopov, boys varsity swimming

PLAYER PROFILE: David Knopov, boys varsity swimming

Mia Abulaf, Staff Writer

January 13, 2016


Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Player Profiles, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

It has taught me a lot of things about working hard. What you put in, you get out. It’s not like other sports where you can take a break and come back and do well. It’s like everyday you have to swim and everyday you have to get better.

Injury-plagued wrestling team falls to Walpole

Injury-plagued wrestling team falls to Walpole

Matt DeAngelo, Game Recap Writer

January 12, 2016


Filed under Game Recaps, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports, Wrestling

Graphic by Leon Yang. The boys wrestling team was defeated 7-1 by the Walpole Rebels on Tuesday night.

Squash team loses in tight contest against Needham

Squash team loses in tight contest against Needham

Ben Mandl, Staff Writer

January 12, 2016


Filed under Game Recaps, Showcase, Sports, Squash

Ben Mandl / Sagamore Staff On Monday, Jan. 6, the high school’s squash team played against the only other public school squash team in the district, the Needham Rockets. It was an extremely close competition, with the Warriors losing in the final match. Even though the team lost, Coach Steve Lantos said he was very satisfied with how the match went.

Boys swim and dive maintains perfect season with win over Newton North

Boys swim and dive maintains perfect season with win over Newton North

Ani Mathison, Staff Writer

January 10, 2016


Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Game Recaps, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

Sam Klein / Sagamore Staff The boys swim and dive team put up a valiant effort against Newton North Friday, beating them 104- 81. They improved their record to 3-0 on the season.

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