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Troubles for USA Gymnastics

Laurie Hernandez prepares to begin her beam routine during the women's gymnastics U.S. Olympic team trials in July of 2016. Her former coach Maggie Haney stands behind her. “I thought they were just going to try to sweep it under the rug, but, wow, they did the right thing. I can’t believe they actually did the right thing,” said Hernandez, speaking about USAG.

Abi Blasi, Sports Editor

May 18, 2020

USA Gymnastics recently suspended New Jersey-based gymnastics coach Maggie Haney for eight years after many allegations of verbal and emotional abuse. This comes two years after USAG filed for bankruptcy following the Larry Nassar scandal. USAG has been under fire for quite some time relating to the...

The NHIAA canceling all Spring sports

At the beginning of freshman year of high school, Delaney Weimer ‘21 decided to take her tennis game to the next level by practicing and playing for the HB Tennis team. Over the two years she has been on the team, she has worked her way to the top and now is a co-captain playing number one singles and number one doubles partners with other co-captain, Lia Eisenberg. “We are all very disappointed about our season being canceled. That being said, the health and well-being of our community is much more important, and I understand why the NHIAA made this difficult decision. We are all keeping our heads and trying to stay positive during these trying times, and I know that everyone is looking forward to the next season already!” said Weimer.

Rory Klauber, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

After just the Fall and Winter seasons, the 2019-2020 school year for Hollis-Brookline athletics has been one to remember in and of itself. “This has been a tremendous year for HBHS Athletics: the Football Championship, the Golf team [was] runner-up, the Ice Hockey [made it to the] quarter-finals, ...

The Coronavirus’ Impact on Sports

Caption: The sun rising at the empty Fenway Park, the morning of Apr. 2. It was supposed to be the Red Sox Home Opener, which has now been postponed indefinitely. “Despite no baseball, the Opening Day sunrise photo must live on,” said Billie Weiss, Red Sox photographer.

Abi Blasi, Sports Editor

April 23, 2020

While you are sitting home trying to figure out what to do with yourself while social- distancing or self- quarantining, you can always sit down and watch a few sporting events that you have already seen.  Maybe you watched the 1986 Masters last weekend or the first episodes of the new Michael Jordan docu-seri...

On the road to playoffs once again

Amanda Goclowski ‘20 goes up for a basket during a 2019 game. This is Goclowki’s third year on the varsity team. “Currently, we have a record of 13-1. We beat Lebanon and that game we came out ready to play, the adrenaline that game was immense,” said Goclowski.

Abi Blasi, Sports Editor

February 19, 2020

The girl’s basketball team is off to a great start this season. The team is 13-1 with four games left in the regular season. They’ve secured themselves a spot in the playoffs and are currently ranked second in division two of New Hampshire girl’s basketball.  The girl’s team has competed in two of the...

HB bowling strikes again!

The bowling team poses after a competition. Many members of the team have been together since freshman year. “I’ve coached other teams, other sports, and the team was really good but they didn’t get along and we didn’t win,” said Coach D’Attilio. “I’d rather coach a team like this that gets along. And to boot, they’re also winning.”

Tatiana Madsen, A&E Editor

January 29, 2020

The Hollis-Brookline Bowling Team has grown into a large family that has continued to grow in popularity year-after-year. The team consists of 23 students, with a Varsity and Junior Varsity team. Weekly meetings at the Merrimack Ten Pin consist of both teams partaking in some serious training and co...

Where are the women?

Kathryn Bigelow winning the first Oscar given to a female director. “If there’s specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can’t change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies,” said Bigelow. She won her Oscar during the 82nd Academy Awards, on Feb. 9, the 92nd will take place.

Abi Blasi, Sports Editor

January 29, 2020

On Monday, Jan. 13, the Oscars released their nominations in the categories for the upcoming Academy Awards, on Feb. 9. Over the years, the Oscars have come under fire for their lack of diversity in the nominations and the lack of women in certain categories. This year was no different.  The cate...

Flippin’ Into The New Season

Gymnastics team members after competing at their second meet of the season. “Taking second place compared to placing fourth in our last meet is evidence of improvement so early on in the season,'' said Lindsey DeJoie ‘22.

Peyton Arbogast, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

With the largest team since the 2016-2017 season, Coach Tom Williamson and co-captains Sam Shepard ‘22 and Cambria Pomeranz ‘20 led the Hollis-Brookline gymnastics team in their first home meet of the season at Gymnastics Village on Jan. 4. They tied with Timberlane Highschool for second place out...

A chance for a miracle

The Hollis Brookline-Derryfield Hockey Team meets Laconia-Winnisquam-Inter-Lakes at middle ice to face off for the start of the game. The rest of the game went easy after HB pulled through for a 5-1 win. “I’m happy to be on this team, we are a good team and have high hopes,” said captain Sal Vella ‘21 after the game.

Adam Razzaboni, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

The Hollis Brookline-Derryfield (HBDS) Hockey Team is starting the season strong. The team has obtained a 4-1 record in which they’re averaging about 5 goals per game. The team is solid, from its attacking forwards to the defense behind them, the team has what it takes to potentially go for the champ...

The first #1 album of the decade

Harry Styles “Love On Tour” will be featuring King Princess (Europe) and Jenny Lewis (U.S.& Canada), as opening artists.  “It all just comes down to I’m having more fun, I guess,” said Styles. The tour begins in the U.K. on April 15.

Abi Blasi, Sports Editor

January 14, 2020

On Dec. 13, Harry Styles released his sophomore album Fine Line. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard Top 200 and has stayed there for two weeks, making it the first number one album of the decade. According to Rolling Stone, “Fine Line earned nearly 93,000 album-equivalent units, including more...

A Future Without Tom Brady?

Tom Brady sits defeated towards the end of the game. With only minutes remaining he questions what his next move should be. Alongside Brady thinking about his next move fans were quick to wonder if Brady would be back next season.” I also did a lot of thinking of the Patriots will do when Brady retires.” said Jonah Sacks.

Morgan Broadhurst, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

On January 4, Patriots fans from all over New England gathered at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough to watch what they thought would end in a win that would acquire the Patriots a spot in the AFC divisional rounds. Little did they know, they would be walking out of the stadium wondering if they would ever se...

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