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Senior night for HB wrestling

HB junior Andrew Wink squares off against a Windham wrestler.

Mitch Dreyer, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

With the 2017-2018 wrestling season coming to an end, four seniors competed on the home mats one last time. Clement Sherwood, Cameron Dreyer, Cameron LaPierre, and Savannah Eliza were the seniors who were be honored on this special night all about them. The meet took place at 6pm on Thursday, February 7....

Cool Runnings 2018

A casual winter sports fan glides across the snow after the recent storm, dreaming of the lights and excitement of a hundred man cross-country race. For Picariello the athletes of this festival have to be above the common riff-raff. “I enjoy both Summer and Winter Olympics as athletes compete against each other. Being an athlete myself, it is the competition that drives me to do my best , no matter what the results is, Just doing my best.”

Joey Schunemann, A&E Editor

February 2, 2018

Beyond this year’s political drama and this winter’s erratic weather comes the distraction of a lifetime in the 2018 Winter Olympics. Then at once all eyes from across the globe will be fixed on television screens to see the best of the best compete for glory in the Pyeongchang athletic spectacle ...

HB’s ski team : Fire on ice

Connor Farwell, '19, hitting the slopes

JP Blasi, Co-Editor

January 31, 2018

To some, this team may fly under the radar, but the Hollis Brookline High School ski team has been hitting the slopes hard this winter. Going all day, you have to be ready for a day of tough conditions and racing. “It can be a grind,” said Trevor Cardin ‘18 The star skier added, “you have to...

AFC Championship preview

Patriots fever is running high around HBHS, Scott VanCoughnett even peruses the internet looking at scores and highlights during class. VanCoughnett is thrilled for championship weekend, saying he “absolutely” will be watching the games.

Mark Labak, Assistant Sports Editor

January 19, 2018

Sunday, January 21st AFC Championship 3:05 PM EST, Jacksonville Jaguars at New England Patriots Jacksonville boasts the best defense in the NFL, and they’ll go head to head with the best offense in the NFL, the New England Patriots, on Sunday. Blake Bortles and Leonard Fournette will surely look...

Pats in the Playoffs

The New England Patriots will be taking the field on Sunday against the Jaguars, with the AFC title and a spot in the Super Bowl on the line. Hollis Brookline Patriots fans are hopeful about their chances for a sixth ring this year. Matt Simco ‘18 said, “I feel really good about the offense and defense; they’re coming together at the right time.”

Eleanor Quarles, Co-Editor in Chief

January 19, 2018

The Patriots decimated the Titans on Saturday night to advance to the AFC Championship game. They beat Tennessee 35 to 14 at home, with three touchdowns in the second quarter alone. Tom Brady threw for 337 yards and completed two-thirds of his passes, and Danny Amendola had 11 receptions for 112 total yar...

Time of the Season

The football and cheerleading teams had sucessful seasons, with the boys making it to the playoffs and the girls doing well at multiple cheer competitions.

Michael Friedman, News Editor

January 13, 2018

As the new year comes around, we often find ourselves looking back upon the year behind us. In this spirit, we have taken the opportunity to view the fall sports in review. For seniors, an emotional final season lies behind them, but for the underclassmen, a world of opportunity is in store. This past fall sea...

Start of bowling season

Merrimack Ten Pin, the practice location for the bowling team, is a great place to hone one’s skills and test them against others.

Nick Franzini, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018

A few weeks ago, the HBHS bowling team officially started their 2017-18 season. The team has competed in two meets, placing third in each. With the loss of so many talented seniors this past year, the team will be going through a rebuilding period, making this season a tough one. At the beginning...

MLB says “Konnichiwa” to superstar Shohei Ohtani

Ohtani will be under the eyes of the entire baseball world the first time he steps onto the field...whether it's on the mound or at the plate.

Joe Messina, Assistant Sports Editor

January 3, 2018

A pitcher and a hitter. He throws 102 mph and hits 400-foot home runs. Japanese baseball superstar Shohei Ohtani can do it all, and he is coming to America. This winter, a two-way star from the Japanese professional baseball team called the Nippon Ham Fighters by the name of Shohei Ohtani announced...

Patrick MacDonald Makes First-Team Golf All State

MacDonald ‘18 focuses intently mid-swing. With respect to his love of golf, MacDonald said “I love golf because I get to go out and have fun playing the game I love with my friends.” Picture by Rindress MacDonald.

Isaac Wimmer, Op-Ed Editor

December 20, 2017

Making top All-State teams can be an intimidating challenge for many high school athletes, especially for aspiring college athletes. Patrick MacDonald ‘18, however, has taken his golf related successes in stride, placing 3rd in the top Golf All State team both this year and last year. Macdonald has...

Results and Games for: December 18 – 19

Results and Games for: December 18 - 19

Sports, Writer

December 19, 2017

Results from Monday - Dec 18th : The Girls Basketball team improved to 3-0 with a 55-17 win over Milford. Joanna Balsamo had 19pts while Christina Balsamo had 9pts. Amanda Goclowski had 11 rebounds. The Boys Freshmen Basketball team lost to Windham 50-32. Games forTuesday - Dec 19th : None...

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