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Merryman makes Junior Olympic Champion

Heather Trono, Contributor
June 10
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Hollis Brookline is home to a large number of athletes as it offers numerous  sports ranging from football to track to softball; however, some students are active in athletics away from the school. Hollis Brookline’s very own Nick Merryman ‘16 participates in gymnastics outside of school, at Gym...

Baseball team buckling down

Baseball team buckling down

Matt Claire, Sports Editor
May 13
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Off to a quick start, the baseball team has begun their 2014 campaign with four wins and two losses. Led by senior ace and future Merrimack College baseball player Cam Lafleur, Shea Whalen, and Austin Piggott, the team have hopes of making a playoff run. After a decent season this past year, the squad...

Time for tee: Annual golf tournament and fundraiser set for May 16

Time for tee: Annual golf tournament and fundraiser set for May 16

Harrison Newman, Sports Center
May 13
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Spring is in full swing: the warmer days are here, the birds have returned north, and the grass on the fairway is greener than ever. For golfers, it is time to fetch the clubs from the basement, clean the heads off their drivers, and play in the Hollis Brookline Booster Club Annual Golf Outing at...

Fan etiquette: Fans taking it too far?

Fan etiquette: Fans taking it too far?

Nate Powers, Contributor
May 9
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Following game one of the Bruins and Canadiens NHL Playoff series, many fans took their anger to Twitter. All of the tweets that caused an uproar were filled with hate, using racial slurs to call out one of the Canadiens’ better players, defenseman P.K. Subban. In five games, Subban has put up three...

A look through the lense: Alumna Kim Bubello visits HB Journalism Department

A look through the lense: Alumna Kim Bubello visits HB Journalism Department

Mackenzie Riel, Back Page Editor
May 8
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From high school journalism, to the depths of photojournalism at RIT, alumna Kim Bubello returned to Hollis Brookline High School to give students a perspective of what it’s like doing photojournalism at a higher level in college. For the past two years, Bubello has been studying photojournalism a...

Re-lax: Boys lacrosse is ready to handle inexperience

Re-lax: Boys lacrosse is ready to handle inexperience

Austin Bumpus, Co Editor-in-Chief
April 11
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Two years ago, the boys lacrosse team won their first team championship in Division III, creating high expectations for the team for years to come. The team made it to the playoffs last year, but could not finish out the year like they had in their previous season. This year, the team is looking to get...

Because it’s the Cup: NHL Playoffs start up

Because it’s the Cup: NHL Playoffs start up

Nate Powers, Contributor
April 11
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The NHL is less than one week away from what most people call the best hockey played: the playoffs. The Boston Bruins are the only team so far to clinch their conference, and will most likely be playing the Detroit Red Wings in the first round. With the Pittsburgh Penguins clinching their division, they...

NCAA Basketball brackets causing March Madness

NCAA Basketball brackets causing March Madness

Austin Bumpus, Co Editor-in-Chief
March 21
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It’s the time of year again when college sports fans are filled with joy, disappointment, and the feeling that they are ESPN analysts with their filled out brackets and their own special “expertise”. March Madness, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, is a popular event in the United States,...

Farrell picks the Pioneers

Farrell picks the Pioneers

Austin Bumpus, Co Editor-in-Chief
March 18
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When you play a sport in high school and are dedicated to what you are doing, nothing feels better than when other coaches start watching and taking notice of your work. They scout, contact you, and try to convince you to play for their school or team in the coming years. Once this process starts pi...

New rule isn’t a big hit

New rule isn’t a big hit

Nate Powers, Contributor
March 14
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Everyone loves to see that one big bone crushing, body cringing hit. Whether it be in football, hockey or even the occasional one in baseball. But if a player gets injured, fans from around the world would lash out in anger about how that hit was dirty. Not all big hits are dirty, and if a league catches...

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