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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

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

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

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...

Boys and girls hockey teams strive to unite as a program

Boys and girls hockey teams strive to unite as a program

Jade Kwitkiwski, Arts Editor

February 13, 2019

Helmets strapped on and skates tightly laced, Brookline hockey players glide onto the ice for another practice. Huddled around their coach, the players listen intently for the first drill. Some of the players wave to their parents, for they are all in elementary school. Flash forward to today: the sam...

Twin skating standouts continue to improve

Twin skating standouts continue to improve

Charlotte McMahon, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017

Jump, turn, glide, leap, spin- all on ice. To the average person these tasks seem difficult, but to twins Mia and Daisy Riley, it is second nature. The Riley twins, who are juniors, have been skating since they could walk. However, it was not until they turned 12 that they became seriously intereste...

Team managers: the unsung heroes

Team managers: the unsung heroes

Yuen Ting Chow, Staff Writer

January 15, 2017

“Who are these people?” senior wrestler Carson Murphy thought when a few non-wrestlers started regularly attending practices last year. Fast forward to today, Murphy is nothing but grateful for them. Being a team manager gives students the opportunity to learn about the tactics of a sport, help...

Gymnasts face lack of coach and facilities

Gymnasts face lack of coach and facilities

Marco Georgaklis, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

Entering the season, the team was not sure if their program would continue. Previous coaches had quit only a month before the season, and the athletic department was desperately looking for new coaching. In addition, only three members were signed up going into the season. According to Assistant Athletic Director Kyle Williams, the gymnasts were distraught.

PLAYER PROFILE: Elizabeth Webler, girls varsity basketball

PLAYER PROFILE: Elizabeth Webler, girls varsity basketball

Karina Lorenzo, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

You definitely meet a lot of people, so it’s affected me socially. All my friends play sports, and I pretty much met them all through sports.

PLAYER PROFILE: Bobby Stitt, boys diving

PLAYER PROFILE: Bobby Stitt, boys diving

Karina Lorenzo, Staff Writer

March 21, 2016

In diving, it’s not really physical because you're only in the air for a couple seconds. So, just mentally being able to think about the dive and perform it while you’re in the air for a brief amount of time is very, very difficult to do.

Ski team succeeds despite weather difficulties

Ski team succeeds despite weather difficulties

Rachel Myers, Staff Writer

March 17, 2016

As the temperatures drop, downhill skiing begins to attract athletes of all abilities. New England is a place which normally receives a great deal of snow, but as skiers began preparing for the ski season this year, they were surprised by the unusual lack of snowfall.

Boys indoor track sends eight runners to All-State meet

Boys indoor track sends eight runners to All-State meet

Kayla McKeon, Staff Writer

March 7, 2016

Eight members of the boys indoor track team qualified for the MIAA All-State Indoor Championships. The number of events they qualified for was the most since 2008. The Championships took place on Saturday, Feb. 20 at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Boston.

Girls basketball falls in hard-fought contest on emotion-filled Senior Night

Girls basketball falls in hard-fought contest on emotion-filled Senior Night

Leon Yang, Sports Writing Editor

February 25, 2016

Energized by T.I’s song “Bring Em Out,” which blared out of the loudspeakers in the Schluntz Gymnasium, Brookline’s girls varsity basketball team stormed onto the court to warm up for their seniors’ last game of the season on Thursday, Feb. 25 against the Needham Rockets.

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