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The Pacific Football League: college players getting paid

The Pacific Football League: college players getting paid

Colton Mailloux, Staff Writer
February 10
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For years, the argument of whether college football players should be paid on top of their scholarships has been seen streaming across media outlets all over the nation. The NCAA rakes in billions of dollars off of their student-athletes each year, from ticket sales to the selling of memorabilia. But...

HB student looks to knock out the competition

HB student looks to knock out the competition

Mario Barassi, Assistant Sports Editor
February 10
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Hollis Brookline offers many different sports during all three seasons, from bass fishing in the fall to bowling in the winter and tennis in the spring. But one sport HB doesn't offer is boxing. There isn't much popularity surrounding boxing in the community, but there are some students who box behin...

More than an average team

More than an average team

Jack Belanger, Staff Writer
February 10
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They may not be the greatest team in the standings, but the bowling team may be one of the more unique sport teams at HB. Even though the team meets only a few times a week, the bowling team’s chemistry and excitement for the game has been their calling card throughout the season. Assistant Coach Matt...

The beautiful game

The beautiful game

Colin Loftus, Staff Writer
February 3
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The game we refer to as soccer is played just about everywhere in the world. Wherever - there are people, there is soccer, almost without exception. However, in our sports crazed, highly developed United States, the game seems to be missing and is low on the popularity list. There are many possible r...

Work begins in the offseason

Work begins in the offseason

Derek Davidson, Staff Writer
February 2
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For an athlete, the most important time period is the offseason. This is where all the preparation happens, leading up to success on the field. NFL Hall of Fame Coach George Allen said, “What you do during the offseason determines what you do during the regular season”. Coach Allen never had a losing...

The new HBDS Warriors

The new HBDS Warriors

Jack MacLeod, Staff Writer
February 1
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Last season, the Hollis Brookline-Derryfield School hockey team went winless. They were a young team in a division full of strong hockey programs. The team’s main problem was defense, which lacked depth and led to allowing the most shots on goal in Division II. The future looked bleak for the Warriors.   In...

HB defeats Manchester West easily, girls improve to 7-1

HB defeats Manchester West easily, girls improve to 7-1

Nate Corsetti, Sports Editor
January 14
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The Hollis Brookline Cavaliers faced off against the Manchester West Blue Knights in women’s basketball at HB on Friday. Holding a 7-1 record and riding a six-game win streak, the Cavs were rolling and looking to pick up another win against West, who held a 3-3 record and was coming off of back-to-b...

HBDS breaks the ice with historic win

HBDS breaks the ice with historic win

Jack MacLeod, Staff Writer
January 12
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This past Thursday, January 5, the HBDS hockey Warriors beat Pembroke-Campbell for their first win of the season. And all of last season. This is bigger than the Chicago Cubs winning the World Series, and nearly as exciting as Game 7.   The Warriors got off to a very early lead when captain Sam Poiss...

Gymnastics: No time-outs. No half-time. No over time.

Gymnastics: No time-outs. No half-time. No over time.

Kailah Cox, Staff Writer
January 12
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The Hollis Brookline Gymnastics Team consists of twelve girls: freshman Ana Clifton, Cambria Pomeranz,  Emelia Mulligan, Maddie King, Meghan Veino, Paige Boggis, Peyton O'Connor and Sara Hamblett  20’,sophomore Naomi Kosper ‘19, senior  Katie Connors ‘17 and Megan Gialluca ‘17.They practice Tu...

Cassandra Stapelfeld reaches 1000 point milestone

Cassandra Stapelfeld reaches 1000 point milestone

Mario Barassi, Assistant Sports Editor
January 10
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1000 points. An incredible accomplishment only few achieve or even ever come close to achieving. Years of hard work all culminate to add up to 1000 points. To get 1000, a player must average 14 points per game for all four years of high school. Only 10 players have reached 1000 points at Hollis Brookline;...

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