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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 ...

Squash advances to national tournament

Squash advances to national tournament

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

As teammates yell encouragement from behind the glass, athletes can be seen swinging their racquets, intense concentration in every move they make. The squash team attended the 2018 U.S. Squash Team Championships in early February, and despite their loss at the tournament, the team has experienced mas...

Banner size limits display of recent success

Banner size limits display of recent success

Nick Cloney, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The high school is often seen as focused exclusively on academics, without producing particularly strong sports teams.  But this belief is nothing more than a myth. In fact, it almost couldn’t be further from the truth. The sports teams have actually had so much success that there isn’t enou...

Freshman McMahon lights up the course

Freshman McMahon lights up the course

Rachel Nguyen, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Sports

She feels a rush of adrenaline as she takes her place on the starting line. The pistol goes off and with a rush of movement, the race begins. Freshman Vivian McMahon has been running since the 3rd grade. But, running competitively wasn't on her agenda until the 6th grade when she joined the Cambridge...

Students connect to sports through refereeing games

Cassidy Washburn, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

The lively soccer game comes to a halt once again. Sophomore Kate Staff bends down to tie the cleat of an eight-year-old girl. The girl smiles and skips joyfully back towards her friends and the game resumes once more. Being a high school referee is a unique job, as students get paid to connect with the sp...

Dance teacher takes on new role as ski team coach

Dance teacher takes on new role as ski team coach

Milena Kitterman, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Skiing, Sports, Winter Sports

If you have been to a ski race this year, you are sure to have seen new ski coach Mayra Hernandez enthusiastically cheering on her racers and congratulating them as they finish their runs. For a team that has had three different coaches in four years, creating a sense of unity and camaraderie on th...

Town debates turf for Cypress

Town debates turf for Cypress

Josh Fleishman, Sports Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Cypress field: the hub for various sports teams and the only green space within an eye-shot of the high school. Not only is “the field” a spot for sport team practices, it is a place for students to eat lunch and for Brookline residents to walk their dogs. The apparent wear-and-tear from community ac...

Girls cross country team competes at state meet

Girls cross country team competes at state meet

Yiming Fu, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Cross Country, Sports

After 10 seconds of intense excitement and disbelief, the girls cross country team erupted into shrieks and screams. They had just learned that they placed fourth and qualified for State Championships after running a great race at the Eastern Massachusetts Divisionals meet on Nov. 11. This marks the...

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