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PLAYER PROFILE: Bobby Stitt, boys diving

PLAYER PROFILE: Bobby Stitt, boys diving

Karina Lorenzo, Staff Writer

March 21, 2016

In diving, it’s not really physical because you're only in the air for a couple seconds. So, just mentally being able to think about the dive and perform it while you’re in the air for a brief amount of time is very, very difficult to do.

Ski team succeeds despite weather difficulties

Ski team succeeds despite weather difficulties

Rachel Myers, Staff Writer

March 17, 2016

As the temperatures drop, downhill skiing begins to attract athletes of all abilities. New England is a place which normally receives a great deal of snow, but as skiers began preparing for the ski season this year, they were surprised by the unusual lack of snowfall.

Boys indoor track sends eight runners to All-State meet

Boys indoor track sends eight runners to All-State meet

Kayla McKeon, Staff Writer

March 7, 2016

Eight members of the boys indoor track team qualified for the MIAA All-State Indoor Championships. The number of events they qualified for was the most since 2008. The Championships took place on Saturday, Feb. 20 at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Boston.

Girls basketball falls in hard-fought contest on emotion-filled Senior Night

Girls basketball falls in hard-fought contest on emotion-filled Senior Night

Leon Yang, Sports Writing Editor

February 25, 2016

Energized by T.I’s song “Bring Em Out,” which blared out of the loudspeakers in the Schluntz Gymnasium, Brookline’s girls varsity basketball team stormed onto the court to warm up for their seniors’ last game of the season on Thursday, Feb. 25 against the Needham Rockets.

Boys basketball defeated by Burke in final game

Boys basketball defeated by Burke in final game

Evan Marohn, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016

The boys basketball team fell in an overtime defeat by a score of 67-63 on Wednesday, Feb. 24, to the Bulldogs of Burke High School of Boston, finishing the season with a 5-15 record.

Boys hockey shows perseverance in loss to Everett

Boys hockey shows perseverance in loss to Everett

Karina Lorenzo and Iman Khan

February 7, 2016

The high school’s boys varsity hockey team lost against Everett High School with a score of 1-7 at Boston University’s Walter Brown Arena on Saturday, February 6. This made them officially eliminated from the run to playoffs. However, their perseverance as a team did not falter at any point in the game.

Girls hockey prevails over Newton North

Girls hockey prevails over Newton North

Ella Kitterman, Staff Writer

February 6, 2016

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

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 27, 2016

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 22, 2016

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

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

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

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