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Tennis players use their skills on on the squash court

Tennis players use their skills on on the squash court

Amanda Kravitz, Sports Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Sports, Squash

Whether standing before a three and a half foot net or a five and an 18 foot wall, the player will have to tap similar skills to succeed in tennis and squash. The squash team at the high school had a successful season last year. With nationals at the end of the season, the team must put everythin...

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...

Athletes Achieve National Rankings

Athletes Achieve National Rankings

Valentina Rojas-Posada, Breaking News Managing Editor

October 29, 2016


Filed under Boys Cross Country, Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports, Squash, Winter Sports

National rankings are not awarded to typical athletes. Whether rankings are based off how well your team does, how much you contribute or if you are solely ranked in order of time, nationally ranked athletes have devoted their life to their sport and their hard work pays off. At the high school we ...

New squash team gains popularity for various reasons

New squash team gains popularity for various reasons

Ben Mandl, Staff Writer

January 18, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Squash, Winter Sports

The player steps onto the court. It’s just him and his opponent. They both face the wall as the player serves, tossing the ball up and hitting it into the wall, making sure that the ball goes above the service line and the player stays in the box. His opponent slams the ball back against the wall. This continues until it bounces twice on the ground. This is the game of squash.

Squash team loses in tight contest against Needham

Squash team loses in tight contest against Needham

Ben Mandl, Staff Writer

January 12, 2016


Filed under Game Recaps, Showcase, Sports, Squash

Ben Mandl / Sagamore Staff On Monday, Jan. 6, the high school’s squash team played against the only other public school squash team in the district, the Needham Rockets. It was an extremely close competition, with the Warriors losing in the final match. Even though the team lost, Coach Steve Lantos said he was very satisfied with how the match went.

New sports gain popularity among students

New sports gain popularity among students

Reeham Choudhury, Sports Layout Editor

December 21, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

Fencing: a battle between two athletes, striving to dominate one another with swords. Squash: a competition between two athletes, each attempting to best the other in the pursuit of a ball. Despite differences between the two sports, both overcome a lack of resources and have gained popularity. ...

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