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Szymanowski steps up as new boys crew coach

Szymanowski steps up as new boys crew coach

Yiming Fu, Editor in Chief

October 25, 2019

St. Catherine’s, Canada. Hot July days pass by at the Dirty Water Rowing Club, where members of the boys crew team train over the summer. The boys gather in a circle in the quad of Brock College as head coach Katy Ruderman begins to tear up. She is leaving the Brookline team. Halfway through the su...

Athletes struggle to attain sports credit for fall crew

Athletes struggle to attain sports credit for fall crew

Elena Su, Staff Writer

April 7, 2019

For 15 hours a week, fall rowers train tirelessly to improve their skills. They support each other. They practice. They compete. However, despite all this hard work, these athletes cannot receive sports credit for their participation in fall crew. Although most fall rowers are able to obtain their mandatory spo...

Crew team races in Head of the Charles Regatta

Crew team races in Head of the Charles Regatta

Jake Zucker, Staff Writer

December 2, 2018

The air around the Charles River was electric with excitement as visitors from all over the world crowded onto bridges to watch boats full of strong men and women race past. The Head of the Charles Regatta (HOCR) was finally up and running, and the 225,000 who had come to the Boston area were eager t...

Crew team works to develop skills during offseason

Crew team works to develop skills during offseason

Priya Karumanchi, Staff Writer

April 14, 2018

Two hours of practice before school, hours of practice after school and practice on weekdays and weekends. This is the life of a student who is part of the crew team at the high school. Furthermore, the team practices every single season of the year. The crew teams’ main season happens during the spring, but the...

Starting age for training varies by sport

Starting age for training varies by sport

Sidonie Brown, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

Starting from as early as preschool, playing soccer is a staple of childhood. In later years, this can transform into heavy competition. By the time students reach the high school age, many have left the pool of soccer players behind to discover new athletic passions. Sports that attract new participants,...

Everything you need to be successful at crew!

Everything you need to be successful at crew!

Josh Gladstone, Staff Writer

January 23, 2017

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Gender-queer athletes express discomfort

Gender-queer athletes express discomfort

Susanna Kemp, Staff Writer

March 21, 2016

There are over 10 students at the high school whose identity falls under the umbrella of gender-queer. Yet only three played a sport last year.

Boys crew places first, eighth, 12th and 16th in Nationals

Boys crew places first, eighth, 12th and 16th  in Nationals

June 14, 2015

The boat crossed the finish line. It was like reliving a dream, the culmination of years of grueling work. Senior Jordi Cabanas had done it before, two years earlier, but with a different partner, Jack Ruske. His journey since then had its bumps, including a “leaky lung” that threatened his spot at t...

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