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Ready to Row?

Ready to Row?

Nora Miller, A&E Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under November, Showcase, Sports

On Oct. 28, the Hollis Brookline High School Crew team competed at the Head of the Fish Regatta in Saratoga Springs, NY. Students rowed against teams from all across North America in races with as many as 85 boats participating. HB traveled to Saratoga Springs the night before, sleeping over at a hote...

Could this year be four-in-a-row for Varsity Volleyball?

Could this year be four-in-a-row for Varsity Volleyball?

Katelyn Sova, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under October, Showcase, Sports

Never before has a Division I volleyball team won the state championship four years in a row in New Hampshire, but Hollis Brookline may be the first to do so. The HB Girls Varsity Volleyball team has won three state championships in the last three years, and are working just as hard this year to secur...

Football captain Michael Gillespie concussed

Football captain Michael Gillespie concussed

Alec MacEachen, News Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, October, Showcase, Sports

Senior and captain of the football team, Michael Gillespie ‘19, was concussed last Friday in a home game against Souhegan. He is a four year varsity veteran, and one of the cornerstones of the team.“Michael is a hard person to replace,” says Kelly Willet, ‘19, varsity cheerleader who attende...

Kyra Belden secures her 1000th assist

Kyra Belden secures her 1000th assist

Sofia Barassi, Sports Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Editorial, Features, October, Showcase, Sports

Kyra Belden ‘19, one of the Girls Varsity Volleyball captains, secured her 1000th assist of her HB career while playing Manchester Memorial on September 28. Belden began racking up assists her freshman year when she made the varsity squad in 2015 as the team’s setter. Making First-Team Allstate her ...

How Fantasy Football affects NFL watchers

How Fantasy Football affects NFL watchers

Ian Babcock, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under October, Showcase, Sports

The rise of fantasy football has caused average NFL viewers to turn into NFL viewing monsters, changing the dynamic of how they watch the sport. Football has been around since 1870, and fantasy football since 1976, but it didn’t blow up until the 2000’s. The rise of fantasy football has caused fan...

HBHS football faced rival Pelham in homecoming game

HBHS football faced rival Pelham in homecoming game

Sydney Speir, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under October, Showcase, Sports

On Saturday September 29, the Hollis Brookline High School varsity football team faced Pellham in their annual Homecoming football game, bringing students and teachers alike to “The Swamp,” the HBHS football field, to see the rivals battle. Hollis Brookline has a tattered history with Pelham that...

Volleyball season is spiking

Volleyball season is spiking

Sofia Barassi, Sports Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under September, Showcase, Sports

As fall approaches and athletics start up again, the girl’s volleyball team is one of the teams at HBHS preparing for their season. The pressure is on, because the team is coming to the table with three consecutive NHIAA Division I State Championship wins. The team has worked all summer, and is ready...

Snap, crackle pop

Snap, crackle pop

Sofia Barassi, Sports Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

One wrong step, one wrong pivot, one wrong jolt, and your athletic career can be jeopardized forever. When you tear your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), just as I did, many things in your life stop instantly. You have to adjust to an entirely new lifestyle of not walking, not doing what you love, and...

Alternative physical education credit proposal

Alternative physical education credit proposal

Harry Bates, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018


Filed under Sports

Sophomore Student Council has been working hard for the past few months planning the “Alternative Physical Education Credit Proposal.” This proposed plan would give a physical education 0.5 credit to those who are actively competing in school sports, so after qualifying students complete freshmen year...

Baseball recap

Baseball recap

Sofia Barassi, Assistant Sports Editor

June 6, 2018


Filed under Sports

The boys Varsity Baseball team finished their season with a record of 6-10 this spring and missed the playoffs by one win. The team had a rough start to their season going 0-8 which altered the mental aspect of the game. With little hopes for the playoffs, the team’s attitude was almost stuck in the ...

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