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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, 2014
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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, 2014
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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...

Boston stronger

Boston stronger

Harrison Newman, Contributor
April 24, 2014
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If you are from New England, then the Boston Marathon is not just an event, but a holiday and celebration of community. It is always held on Patriots Day which is in honor of those that risked their lives to create the United States. A year ago, on April 15, two terrorists planted bombs at the finish...

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, 2014
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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, 2014
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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...

Spring sport showcase

Harrison Newman, Sports Center
April 8, 2014
Filed under Sports

As the snow melts off of the HB athletic fields, the grass begins to grow, the trees begin to bud, and the student-athletes begin spring-time sports. The fresh smell of well oiled baseball glove, the constant breaking in of new lacrosse sticks, students running up and down Cavalier Ct., and grounds ...

Facing off in the Frozen Four

Facing off in the Frozen Four

Sara Swabowicz, Co-Editor-in-Chief
April 2, 2014
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On March 29 and 30, NCAA Division I hockey regionals were held at four locations around the country-- Saint Paul, Minnesota; Cincinnati, Ohio; Bridgeport, Connecticut; and Worcester, Massachusetts. Like every other year, only sixteen teams made it to the first round of playoffs on the road to the Froze...

Softball season starting up

Softball season starting up

Austin Bumpus, Co Editor-in-Chief
March 26, 2014
Filed under Sports

The softball season has begun, and the Hollis Brookline girls understand the challenges that they are going to have to face to start the year. The team, coached by Tim Girzone, graduated five seniors from last year, and is working with a young squad filled mainly with juniors and sophomores. The players...

NCAA Basketball brackets causing March Madness

NCAA Basketball brackets causing March Madness

Austin Bumpus, Co Editor-in-Chief
March 21, 2014
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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, 2014
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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...

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