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Profile of a Legend: Coach Balfour and the Renowned Success of HB Girls Volleyball

Profile of a Legend: Coach Balfour and the Renowned Success of HB Girls Volleyball

Aiden C. Barker January 11, 2023

Since its inception 22 years ago, the girls volleyball program at Hollis Brookline High School has enjoyed plenty of success. Coach Rebecca Balfour (affectionately known as "Balf"), who started the program...

Some members of the team at their first meet of the season

Start of the Season; Wrestling Team

Jocelyn Gillespie, Sports Editor January 10, 2023

Last year HB wrestling won the title of Division Two State Champions. Now they are starting the season hungry to uphold their title and with the team beginning their season with their heads held high.  Freshman...

Boys Varsity Basketball

Boys Varsity Basketball

How does the younger generation make a difference?| Boys Varsity Basketball
Lilly Bouchard, Staff Writer January 10, 2023

The boys basketball team is jumping into their season with the odds in their favor. With a younger team losing five seniors last year, senior Charlie Hale remarked that the new additions to the team will...

JV Boys Soccer

JV Boys Soccer

Carina Astrid Carlson, Staff Writer December 8, 2022

The Hollis Brookline High School boys JV soccer team started their season off strong, going undefeated for their first seven games. It was believed that they couldn’t be beaten, but apparently they could....

Homecoming Recap

Lilly Bouchard, Staff Writer November 21, 2022

Homecoming weekend was nothing but a success for HB athletes. Varsity field hockey, Varsity, JV-A and JV-B volleyball, Varsity Girls soccer and JV Boys soccer all took home a win at their homecoming...

Claire Ballou and Keira Swart, soccer teammates and friends for more than a decade, smile for a photo together on the football field.

Kicking Down Barriers: Meet the Two Fierce Females on the HBHS Football Team

Aiden C. Barker November 15, 2022

Claire Ballou, a junior at Hollis Brookline High School, and Keira Swart, a homeschooled junior in the Hollis Brookline school district, both joked about playing for the HBHS football team. However, they...

HB Football: Ready to Rebuild

HB Football: Ready to Rebuild

Jocelyn Gillespie, Sports Editor November 9, 2022

Over the past years the HB football team has taken a lot of hits, and now they're ready to rebuild the program.  Captain Adam York is passionate about helping the football program. His love for the...

Players rush to celebrate a big win over Portsmouth.

HBVB Season Wrap-Up: Powerful Bonds Pay Off

Alex Willard, Sportswriter November 7, 2022
“The team is extremely motivated because we have a great team bond and are all very invested in the well-being of the team,” said Sophia Jordan '25.
The Crew Team Trains in the Mini-Gym

Do You Know Crew?

Carina Astrid Carlson, Staff Writer October 20, 2022

Do you know rowing? Most people do not. Most people do not even know that our school has a crew team! Maybe it is because it is a club rather than a school-funded sport. Maybe it is because it is not a...

The Team Celebrates a Successful Start to Their Season

Boys Varsity Soccer: New Season, New Coach

Lilly Bouchard, Staff Writer October 20, 2022

After losing their past coach, the Hollis Brookline boys varsity soccer jumps into their season with a positive start. “Sad to see him go but I like the change, the new coach I’m a big fan of,”...

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