The Sagamore

Welcoming the Class of 2019

Welcoming the Class of 2019

September 4, 2015


Filed under Hard News, News

“I like the school. I’ve never been to the states. I’m from Brazil, where little things are different. Like, in Brazil the teachers move instead of the students.” "I’m kind of nervous because the classes are already a lot harder.” "Which class are you the most worried about?" “Spanish....

Girls tennis falls to Andover in state semifinals to end season

Girls tennis falls to Andover in state semifinals to end season

June 17, 2015


Filed under Girls Tennis, Sports

On Wednesday, June 17, the girls tennis team lost to Andover, the defending state champions, 4-1 in the state semifinals. Brookline fell into a quick hole, with everyone losing their first sets except for senior Rachel Hechinger, who won 6-1, 6-0 and dominated from start to finish . Soon after, so...

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

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

June 15, 2015


Filed under Boys Crew, Sports, Spring Sports

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...

Girls Tennis ousts Barnstable to advance to sectional finals

Girls Tennis ousts Barnstable to advance to sectional finals

June 11, 2015


Filed under Girls Tennis, Spring Sports

On Thursday afternoon, June 10th, Waldstein Park bustled with energy as the girls tennis defeated Barnstable to move on to the Division I South Sectional Finals. As usual, Brookline’s top two players, freshman Sonya Khudyakov and senior Rachel Hechinger, were stellar. Khudyakov won 6-2, 6-2 and...

This Year’s Retiring Teachers

This Year’s Retiring Teachers

Sam Klein, Kendall McGowan, Edmund Geschickter, Mairin Quillen, Sarah Gladstone, and Rosa Stern Pait

June 11, 2015


Filed under News

  Richard Calleja by Sam Klein and Mairin Quillen It is difficult for current students in Spanish teacher Richard Calleja’s classes to accept that his enthusiasm in the classroom will not be present next year. “He’s about to retire and yet he’s not grumpy and doesn’t se...

Boys tennis team dominates Framingham, heads to sectional finals

Boys tennis team dominates Framingham, heads to sectional finals

June 10, 2015


Filed under Boys Tennis, Sports, Spring Sports

On June 9th, the undefeated girls varsity team eliminated Newton North to advance to the sectional semi finals in an thrilling finish. Some members of the boys tennis team watched eagerly from the sidelines. On Thursday,  June 10th, the boys tennis team avoided the same dramatic finish by dismantlin...

Girls tennis team beats Newton North to advance to sectional semi finals

Girls tennis team beats Newton North to advance to sectional semi finals

June 9, 2015


Filed under Girls Tennis, Sports, Spring Sports

On Tuesday, June 9, the undefeated girls varsity tennis earned an exciting 4-1 victory Newton North in the sectional quarterfinal, advancing to the semi finals. Going into the competition, the team was undefeated, and needed to win 3 out of their 5 matches in order to advance to the semi finals. Coached...

Sagamore Exclusive: Interview with Cavaliers Head Coach David Blatt

Sagamore Exclusive: Interview with Cavaliers Head Coach David Blatt

April 7, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Sagamore had an exclusive interview with the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, David Blatt. Blatt is in his first year of coaching one of the NBA’s top teams, who currently stand in 2nd place in the Eastern conference with a 50-27 record. Before joining the Cavaliers this past summer, Blatt bo...

Newton North rivalry roars on

Newton North rivalry roars on

March 27, 2015


Filed under Sports

Since 1894, the Brookline and Newton North football teams have squared up every Thanksgiving Day in a cherished annual game. Soon after, the rivalry expanded to include all sports, from girls soccer to boys track. While in total, Newton North football leads Brookline by only two Thanksgiving wins, re...

Katz resigns after 13 years

Katz resigns after 13 years

February 3, 2015


Filed under Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Sports

After 13 years as the boys varsity soccer head coach, Jeff Katz announced that he will not be returning next season to coach in Brookline as he was offered a permanent assistant coaching position with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology girls soccer team. This year, Katz said he juggled...

Winter preview 2014-2015

Winter preview 2014-2015

December 26, 2014


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Click on one of the photos to learn about the athlete's upcoming season!   Alua Noyan and Noa Dalzell can be contacted at bhs.sagamore@gmail.com

Athletes split on effects of harsh coaching styles

Athletes split on effects of harsh coaching styles

November 8, 2014


Filed under Sports

“Terrible pass!” “What are you doing?!” “Get your head in the game!” The familiar voice of a livid coach booms across the crowded gym. We have all been there: getting screamed at after making an inadvertent mistake or slacking off, be it on the soccer field, track or basketball ...

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