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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

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

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

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 13, 2016

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

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

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.

Girls basketball prevails in convincing victory over Boston Latin

Girls basketball prevails in convincing victory over Boston Latin

Reeham Choudhury, Sports Layout Editor

January 6, 2016

Sam Klein / Sagamore Staff On Wed, Jan. 6, the girls varsity basketball had an overwhelming victory against the Boston Latin Wolfpack, winning 51-35 and improving their record to 1-4.

Player Profile: Fiona Lobon, varsity skiing

Player Profile: Fiona Lobon, varsity skiing

Mia Abulaf, Staff Writer

December 22, 2015

PHOTO PROVIDED BY FIONA LOBON I always tell everyone that the ski team is probably one of the most fun teams because skiing is awesome and it’s not something that gets you stressed out. It’s not super competitive and there’s also very good people on the team. I think we’re all friends just because we’re together a lot in the winter and we really help each other out.

New sports gain popularity among students

New sports gain popularity among students

Reeham Choudhury, Sports Layout Editor

December 21, 2015

Fencing: a battle between two athletes, striving to dominate one another with swords. Squash: a competition between two athletes, each attempting to best the other in the pursuit of a ball. Despite differences between the two sports, both overcome a lack of resources and have gained popularity. ...

Player Profile: Colby Ferrigno, boys varsity hockey

Player Profile: Colby Ferrigno, boys varsity hockey

Mia Abulaf

December 15, 2015

  If you could be any one of your teammates, who would you choose to be and why? Probably Brian Greenstein because he scores the the most goals.   What is your mindset before games? What gets you pumped? Usually before games I’m really relaxed, I don’t get that pumped. I just t...

2015 Winter Sports Preview

2015 Winter Sports Preview

Ben Mandl and Bertina Xue

December 14, 2015

  BOYS HOCKEY Head Coach: Steve Trundle Captain: junior Brian Greenstein Last Year’s Record: 10-6-2 The boys hockey team finished their 2014-2015 season with a 10-6-2 record. Returning players juniors Eli Hopkins and Colby Ferrigno said there are a lot of young players who add to the tea...

Athletes awarded, hall of famers inducted at 2015 varsity banquet

Athletes awarded, hall of famers inducted at 2015 varsity banquet

May 27, 2015

The Brookline High Athletic Department and Hall of Fame Committee held their 23rd Annual Hall of Fame and Varsity Banquet on Thursday, May 21, at Boston University’s Sherman Hall. Director of Athletics Peter Rittenburg and Assistant Headmaster Hal Mason started the series of speeches with welcoming...

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