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The new HBDS Warriors

The new HBDS Warriors

Jack MacLeod, Staff Writer
February 1, 2017
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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, 2017
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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, 2017
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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, 2017
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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, 2017
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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;...

HBDS hockey still looking for first win after game two

HBDS hockey still looking for first win after game two

Jack MacLeod, Staff Writer
January 5, 2017
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On Friday, December 23, HBDS Warriors hockey lost to the John Stark-Hopkinton Hawks by a score of 4-1 in their second game of the season. This was the expected outcome, as Stark-Hopkinton won their season opener 9-3, and the Warriors were missing a couple key players due to holiday break complications....

HBDS season starts off with overtime thriller

HBDS season starts off with overtime thriller

Jack MacLeod, Staff Writer
December 20, 2016
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On Wednesday night, the Hollis Brookline-Derryfield School hockey team held their season opener at Conway Arena against the Conval-Conant Griffins. This was not just the team’s first game of the season, but also their first game ever in Division III after a long season last year in Division II.   Much...

Bowling team looks to strike fear into their opponents

Bowling team looks to strike fear into their opponents

Jack MacLeod, Staff Writer
December 14, 2016
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With the winter months approaching, numerous sports teams are preparing for a season full of wins. One such team is hoping to see lots of strikes--not baseball, but bowling. Most people probably view the sport of bowling as a mere pastime, but there are some who bowl competitively. As a matter of...

New beginnings

New beginnings

Dan Leone, Staff Writer
December 9, 2016
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The Hollis Brookline Derryfield Ice Hockey team is close to beginning a very promising season. With a big move from Division II to Division III, the athletes are excited to hopefully win more games than during the 2015 season. Patrick MacDonald ‘18, is very excited and had a lot of positive things...

Basketball is back at HB with high expectations

Basketball is back at HB with high expectations

Nate Corsetti, Sports Editor
December 7, 2016
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They both battled all game long. With the lead swinging back and forth between the two teams, momentum was hard to come by. But with just seconds remaining, the Cavaliers found themselves leading Manchester West by a slim 42-41 margin. With HB’s defense firing on all cylinders, Manchester West bro...

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