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Softball vs. baseball

Softball vs. baseball

Hannah Balfour, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
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Softball and baseball have existed for hundreds of years. The two sports, though similar, are quite different. Erin Robbins, long time varsity softball coach, said that the two sports are “completely different games.” One thing that softball and baseball have in common is how dangerous they can be. ...

Is preseason training helping?

Is preseason training helping?

Kaitlin Johnson, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
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Spring sports are just around the corner, and the potential for this year’s teams looks promising. Hollis Brookline offers a great selection of sports teams to pick for each season, specifically for the spring sports season. HB has lacrosse, baseball, tennis, softball and track & field. But no m...

Baseball and softball get new batting cage

Baseball and softball get new batting cage

JP Blasi, Staff Writer
April 10, 2017
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On March 15, company Jaypro Sports of Hartford, CT installed a new batting cage in the gymnasium funded by the Hollis Brookline baseball, softball, and Booster Club programs. The cage is 70 feet long by 12 feet wide, and uses a motor to drop  down from the ceiling. It was purchased for when there is...

Spring has sprung on the track and fields season

Spring has sprung on the track and fields season

Derek Davidson, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
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It may not look like it outside, but spring has sprung, and with it comes another exciting season of track and field. The Hollis Brookline lineup is looking to place as many athletes in the DII championship as they can, and this year they have the tools to do just that. “Their big challenge right no...

Madness

Madness

Nate Corsetti, Sports Editor
April 3, 2017
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It’s March. For some students, this means spring sports are starting, Others mark it as the end of winter. But some look at it as something else: the heart of basketball season. While basketball at HB has come to a close, college hoops are heating up, as this month marks the start of March Madness. ...

The Pacific Football League: college players getting paid

The Pacific Football League: college players getting paid

Colton Mailloux, Staff Writer
February 10, 2017
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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, 2017
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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, 2017
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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, 2017
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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, 2017
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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...

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