The Sagamore

Jamie Chamberlain remains humble despite success

Jamie Chamberlain remains humble despite success

Nina Rogers, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019


Filed under Girls Indoor Track, Girls Outdoor Track, Sports

Watching from the stands at the recent All-State Championships, it would have been easy to pick out sophomore Jamie Chamberlain from the mass of runners present; she was the one with the biggest smile on her face. Chamberlain is a three-season varsity athlete, playing volleyball in the fall and ...

Spartan racing helps athletes battle challenges

Spartan racing helps athletes battle challenges

Tina Little, Sports Editor

April 3, 2019


Filed under Sports

Eight-foot wall climbs, 20-foot rope climbs, barbed wire crawls, monkey bars, swinging rings. One of the few places you will find these daunting obstacles is in a Spartan Race. Spartan races are obstacle course competitions held all over the US and in 42 countries around the world. Within Spartan r...

Gymnastics stretches athletes’ skills

Gymnastics stretches athletes’ skills

Jeremy Suh, Staff Writer

March 17, 2019


Filed under Sports

Gymnastics, although it may look graceful, is nothing short of exhausting. The high school gymnastics team is a tight-knit community. Through dedication to the sport and forming powerful bonds with teammates and coaches, the team feels that gymnastics has taught them valuable lessons about life. Not onl...

Veiled sexism in sports damages confidence

Veiled sexism in sports damages confidence

Avery Kelly, Contributing Writer

March 15, 2019


Filed under Opinions

During my time on girls varsity crew I‘ve grown tremendously as a person, but the sport also taught me a tough reality: even when women are at the top of their game, they will never be as recognized and appreciated as men are in sports. As an athlete, I experience the consequences of sexism in sport...

Winter track athletes motivate each other to improve their performance

Winter track athletes motivate each other to improve their performance

Alexander Fung, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019


Filed under Boys Indoor Track, Girls Indoor Track, Sports, Winter Sports

Versatility, dedication and teamwork are the staples which hold the indoor track team together and help them meet their competitive goals. The personal connections made between athletes on the indoor track team motivate and inspire them to improve. These strong bonds work to improve morale and give pu...

Girls basketball looks to rebound from last season

Girls basketball looks to rebound from last season

Hallie LeTendre, Staff Writer

February 24, 2019


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports

The score is within five points, there are three minutes left and the players on the court are tirelessly fighting to win their game.   The girls varsity basketball team has faced high-intensity games all season long.  After a tough season last year, the team has been working to improve their a...

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...

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