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Boys basketball team maintains a perfect record

Boys basketball team maintains a perfect record

Erika Sanchez, Staff Writer

February 17, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports

You sit down after purchasing your ticket and instantly start hearing the music. The boys are eagerly lined up outside the door, waiting to burst out. The fans stand up, getting ready to cheer them on. They too are waiting for the excitement of the game. This season, the boys varsity basketball tea...

Graphic designer follows dual passions of sports and art

Graphic designer follows dual passions of sports and art

Oliver Fox, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019


Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts

Paintbrushes and pencils are in the past. For senior Sergei LeFaivre, digital design is the future. By turning his passion for sports into modern graphic designs, LeFaivre has grown into a skilled artist spurred by his own athletic interests. Because of his Boston upbringing, LeFaivre was supportin...

Imai competes at professional level on the golf course

Imai competes at professional level on the golf course

Zoe Tseng

January 8, 2019


Filed under Boys Golf, Sports

The goal of golf is relatively simple. You hit the ball into the hole. However, it is not actually that easy. There are so many variables that go into a good game, much like the number of factors that go into scoring a goal in soccer. Your attitude, your approach and your skill all influence your succes...

Coaches find ways to balance life with sports and school

Coaches find ways to balance life with sports and school

Elenor Sherman, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019


Filed under Sports

Coaches are jugglers, keeping track of both work and sports in one day. During their sport’s season, many coaches regularly work 12 or more hours a day.  Coaches who teach must keep up with both their school work and their sport, much like any student-athlete. There is a lot of planning ahead, pre...

Player Profile: Katherine McElroy

Becky Perelman, Sports Managing Editor

January 4, 2019


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports

Alex Jzyk sees benefit in having a second trainer

Alex Jzyk sees benefit in having a second trainer

Amanda Kravitz, Sports Editor

December 23, 2018


Filed under Sports

Imagine facing a setback that is entirely out of your control: you kick the ball too hard or step on the wrong side of your foot. Within seconds, you could cost yourself a season or weeks of physical therapy and rehabilitation. Injuries are the most frustrating and common setback for student-athletes, a...

Culture and spirit around athletics changes over time

Culture and spirit around athletics changes over time

Sandeep Gingipali, Sports Editor

December 18, 2018


Filed under Sports

Championships, crushing defeats and miracle seasons are just a few of the words that can be used to describe the storied history of athletics at the high school. Throughout the school’s rich history, there have been tremendous highs and lows that have characterized the athletics program. Although ...

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


Filed under Boys Crew, Girls Crew, Sports

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...

Tri-season athletes reflect on their growth and opportunities

Tri-season athletes reflect on their growth and opportunities

Evan Porco, Staff Writer

September 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

Long practices, late nights, and far away games. Although such characteristics of doing sports all year round may seem daunting at first, many students have found valuable benefits in their participation. For tri-season athletes at the high school, doing three seasons of sports allows them to inter...

Students experience difficulties qualifying for and receiving sports contract

Students experience difficulties qualifying for and receiving sports contract

Amanda Kravitz, Staff Writer

June 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

The stress of attaining a sports credit when there are no sports at the school that interest you can be frustrating.  Even with the variety of sports offered at the high school, there are still plenty of student-athletes who would rather practice a sport outside of school. Athletes who have an After School Physical A...

Jeremy Suh competes at international level in taekwondo

Jeremy Suh competes at international level in taekwondo

Becky Perelman, Sports Writing Editor

June 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

When you think of a high school athlete, your mind may not immediately jump to a martial artist. However, sophomore Jeremy Suh has found taekwondo, a Korean martial art characterised by its emphasis on kicks, to be his calling.   Suh began to learn taekwondo at the age of eight and his passion has grown...

Winter sports’ snow policies differ

Winter sports’ snow policies differ

Muriel Statman, Staff Writer

March 17, 2018


Filed under Sports

The night before a storm, most students will wait anxiously by their computers and phones, refreshing the Snow Day Calculator, waiting for the familiar call from Brookline Public Schools. When the call finally comes, a wave of relief and joy sweeps over Brookline. These cancellations, however, can be ...

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