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Nike Kaepernick ad sparks political controversy

Nike Kaepernick ad sparks political controversy

Tree Demb, Multimedia Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Opinions

“I cannot stand and sing the anthem.  I cannot salute the flag; I know that I am a black man in a white world.”  - Jackie Robinson Buried in the madness of the 49er’s comically bad 2016 season, as the national anthem rang through the stadium, Colin Kaepernick began to stay seated on the benc...

Alumnus offers unique perspective as new football coach

Alumnus offers unique perspective as new football coach

Evan Porco, Sports Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

As the Weymouth varsity football team furiously stormed down the field at the end of the fourth quarter, Brookline’s slight lead looked grim. Despite Weymouth’s momentum, a last-second interception by senior Wesley Delvar clinched a 27-24 win for Brookline. Following this win on Sept. 22 and anothe...

Jordan Dias tackles gender stereotypes

Jordan Dias tackles gender stereotypes

Cassidy Washburn, Regulars Editor

October 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The leather football glides across the field and lands perfectly in the hands of her teammate. He sends the ball back with the same perfect arc he received it with, and together the two players jog off the field, joking with one another before the team huddle. Though she is the only female football playe...

Varsity football Head Coach Keith Thomas resigns

Varsity football Head Coach Keith Thomas resigns

Maddie Nagler, Sports Managing Editor

December 9, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

The end of year football banquet on Dec. 3 began the same way it always has. Athletes, parents and coaches gathered in the cafeteria to reminisce about a hard-fought season and highlight the efforts of talented players who helped make it all possible. However, as Head Coach Keith Thomas gave his fin...

Powderpuff player finds game unifying

Powderpuff player finds game unifying

Maddie Haswell, Contributing Writer

November 30, 2016


Filed under Opinions

Powderpuff: a tradition that has been around for what seems like forever in the current generation of Brookline High students. It is a day where Juniors and Seniors become mortal enemies, and all grades swear that they either ‘bleed’ blue or red. A day where a blue sophomore does not dare walk do...

Player Profile: Kay Takinami, boys varsity football

Player Profile: Kay Takinami, boys varsity football

Sascha Wolf-Sorokin, Staff Writer

November 18, 2015


Filed under Football, Player Profiles, Sports

PHOTO PROVIDED BY RICHARD SHEOLA If you could be any one of your teammates, who would you be and why? Probably Max [Bochman]. He's a really hard working dude. He probably has the best work ethic on our team, and he's just a really good football player.   What professional athlete in football do you admire...

Football tops Boston Latin in season opener

Edmund Geschickter, Social Media Manager

September 15, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

by Edmund Geschickter On Saturday, the varsity football team opened its 2015 campaign with an exciting 30-20 win over Boston Latin School at Parsons Field. A few plays after the opening kickoff, junior quarterback and defensive back Marquis Miller hit receiver and defensive back Sam Feingold-Gar...

Thanksgiving Week at BHS

Thanksgiving Week at BHS

November 28, 2014


Filed under Football, News, Sports

Powderpuff Football First Half Final Red 12 18 Blue 12 12   Junior Sydney Solem 70-yard touchdown run (6-0 Red) Senior Sophie Poole 25-yard touchdown run (6-6) Junior Nora Fischer-Mueller touchdown run (12-6 Red) Senior Spikey Freeman touchdown ru...

Football team credits first win to offseason mentality

Football team credits first win to offseason mentality

October 22, 2014


Filed under Sports

Why not this team? Why not us? With the first opening game win in over a decade against Boston Latin on Sept. 5, the football team is poised for a program changing season, according to senior Nathan Noel. Noel said that after last year’s winless season and lackluster team unity, a change ne...

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