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Patriots Fans and their views of Tom Brady

Patriots fans express their feelings about Tom Brady playing for the Buccaneers instead of the Patriots this season. “I still wear a Tom Brady jersey,” says Jack Duquette.
November 9, 2020

Despite concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic, the NFL managed to start the football season on September 10, 2020. While fans around the nation were excited to see their favorite football player in action,...

HB may not see “The Swamp” this fall

Marc-Andre Thermitus ‘21 goes to celebrate with the HB student section after winning the state championship game. “[The fans] were a huge part of playing that game, just the fact that so many people were willing to sit through that weather to support us really made a difference,” said Blake Bergerson ‘21
October 19, 2020

On October 16, Hollis Brookline football will play against Timberlane in their first home game of the year. However, what is informally called “The Swamp,” HB football’s student section, may have...

Hollis Brookline Girls Varsity Soccer Wins Over Campbell

The girls soccer team jumps for a team photo on HB’s new turf field. Through COVID, team bonding time has been scarce, but the girls manage to take advantage of the time they have. “This has been especially hard because the better we are bonded as a team, the better we play together. However, as a team, we have made a huge effort to work with others during practices to solve this problem.” Said Abbie Ogren (‘22).
October 16, 2020

On Sept. 26, the HB girl’s varsity soccer team continued their winning streak with a 4-2 victory over Campbell. Campbell, a DIII school, is one of three teams the HB girls will face this year, due to...

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.
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...

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.
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...

NBA All Star game

 Kawhi Leonard defends the inbound pass as he leads his team to victory. The All Star game didn’t fail to disappoint as the new rules entertained all around the world, “I think that the 4th quarter of this All Star game was one of the most  competitive I’ve seen in my life,” said Joey Oetjens '21.
March 12, 2020

On Sunday, Feb. 16, millions of basketball fans around the world tuned into the 69th annual NBA All-Star game. However, this year's game was quite unlike the past 68, with the passing of NBA and Global...

Mookie Betts and David Price trade

Mookie Betts getting ready for a playoff game against the New York Yankees in 2018. The RedSox hadn’t played the Yankees in the playoffs since the 2004 American League Championship Series, this was a much anticipated series.
March 11, 2020

On Feb. 11, 2020, Mookie Betts and David Price were traded from the Boston Red Sox to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Betts wanted a 400 million dollar contract and Price was taking up too much cap space, which...

Ski team finishes season with strong performance at states

The HB skiers pose for a group picture after a race. The HB ski team practiced and raced at Crotched Mountain throughout the season, where they had a strong performance at their state meets.  “It was a great group of kids. It was a fun experience every time I went,” said Assistant Coach Milton Robinson.
March 11, 2020

During the last couple of months, the Hollis Brookline Ski Team has spent many hours on the slopes in preparation for their state meets during February 11-12.  Their hard work during the season paid off,...

Return of the XFL

The XFL is starting off strong in the first 4 weeks and is hoping to stay that way as week five is upon us. As the season continues to stride forward, it is growing in popularity keeping football fans still entertained. Teams have found where they lay in the league for power rankings, which have made things interesting in the league. “It's run by Vince McMahon who is a very good businessman and also has a TV deal with ESPN and I don’t see any reason why it shouldn’t be able to stay up for 5 years.” said Jack Duquette ‘21.
March 6, 2020

The rise of a once abandoned league is now hitting the world by storm. If football fans thought that the season was over, it’s not. This league called the XFL has risen back from the dead and will have...

HB bowlers suffer unexpected defeat at championship

Varsity Bowler Tim Leclerc ‘21 winds up his shot at the last practice before the championship. The scores players achieve during practice help determine their standings on the team, with only the top eight bowlers qualifying for varsity. “I’d say as a team, we do really well under pressure,” said Leclerc.
March 6, 2020

On Saturday, Feb. 22, Hollis-Brookline competed against other schools across New Hampshire in the State Bowling Championship game. HB came in first once before in 2012, and this year, with a roster full...

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