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HB Ski Team

Photo is pictured at Pats Peak Ski Area in Henniker, New Hampshire. “I’ve been skiing since I was three years old, so I love to ski. I love going fast and just getting on the mountain and having fun,” said Mr. Robinson a teacher, an avid skier, and ski team coach.

Lauren Hunt, Staff Writer

January 13, 2020

Believe it or not, winter time has arrived, which means snow is falling, and a new sports season is starting up. Ski team is one of those sports, getting many students at Hollis Brookline eager and preparing to get out on the slopes this winter. Students and teachers alike enjoy the speed and racing aspe...

A new wave of athletes

The swim team is hard at work on a Thursday afternoon at the Nashua Boys and Girls Club. Preparing for their first meet of the season this weekend, they are striving to beat their personal times. “The environment is more relaxed than other sports and not as hard core,” said Bardani

Morgan Broadhurst, Staff Writer

January 8, 2020

As the snow begins to fall again, winter sports take action at Hollis-Brookline High School. Just like basketball, wrestling and other winter sports, the Hollis-Brookline Swim Team works hard throughout the winter season at the Nashua Boys and Girls Club. Swimming is an individual sport where athlet...

Football Champions

The boys of the Hollis Brookline football team fought hard at the DII NHIAA Football Championship. This was the football team’s first appearance in the championship game. “I felt like it was a great end to one of the most fun seasons I’ve ever played,” said Parr.

Amanda Brown, Op-Ed Editor

November 25, 2019

After a grueling game against three-time champion Plymouth Regional High School, Hollis Brookline put up a vicious fight. Even with the rain pelting down, there was no stopping the HB football team, nor the Hollis Brookline fans.  With Plymouth scoring a touchdown within the first five minutes of the game...

Preseason Puck

The H.B.D.S. Warriors look ahead to the upcoming 2019-2020 season with high expectations. The Warriors finished 9-9 last year, but have already started their preseason captain’s practices to improve this year and have their best season in team history. “I hope to lead my team to another playoff berth and maybe win that playoff game,” said Chris Slater ‘20, “Last year, we came really close, we lost in double overtime in the first round, but I expect more this year, and I’ll put it on myself to make that happen.”

TJ McKenna, Asst. Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

All athletes know how important the preseason is to the success of their regular season. Countless hours in the gym and extra work before the season begins can give teams an advantage, and the edge that sets teams apart when the lights are brightest and everything is on the line. On Oct. 12, the Ho...

Field Hockey’s Redemption

Seniors on the team played their last high school field hockey game on Oct. 17. Lucky to be on such a hard working team, Ogren ‘22 said, “They are all very passionate and enthusiastic about the sport.”

Morgan Broadhurst, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

On Oct. 11, the Hollis Brookline Girls Field Hockey team confidently walked onto the field for their game against Pembroke. Both teams, not having won a single game this year, knew it was going to be an evenly matched competition. Determined to break their 26 game, two year losing streak, the girls g...

Success on the Green

Grady Sturges sets up for an easy chip on the green. He was nervous coming in but calmed himself down as the match progressed. Grady later said, “Representing HB for the state made me feel like I had to represent the team as a whole.”

Adam Razzaboni, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

On Oct. 19, Grady Sturges ‘21 and Aaron Brown ‘20 represented Hollis Brookline in the state golf tournament held at the Beaver Meadow Golf Club in Concord. Competing against cold weather conditions and 16 other golfers, HB’s duo combined for two eventful matches and tied for sixth in the tourn...

Championship Potential

Tasha White and Rachel Brackett heading time the bench after a 2018 game against Souhegan. This is White’s fourth year on Varsity as a senior and Brackett’s  second as a sophomore.
“We have girls that can play any position and well and that’s not common, it’s great to have a solid team on the field and even on the bench because you never know what will happen,” said White.

Abi Blasi, Sports Editor

November 4, 2019

During the regular season, the Varsity girls soccer team won 13 games, lost only 1, and tied 2. Now they are on the road to playoffs. Since they are in second place overall in Division II, they got a bye in the first round, moving straight into quarter finals this past Sunday against Souhegan. After ...

Crew Team prepares for fall season

The Bulldog veterans are practicing sculling, paddling with two oars per person, during their warm-up. At the beginning of each meeting, each boat follows a warm-up as per the instructions of the coaches. Stockwell says, “We row up to the dam [on the Nashua River], and then back down to the end of the first straight.”

Megan Strecker, Web Editor

October 24, 2019

The Hollis-Brookline Crew Team has been ramping up their practices as they enter the autumn competition season. The team is dedicated to helping its members hone their rowing skills as much as possible. The official autumn competition season begins in late September, running until the end of October with...

Dig for five

The girls line up as Coach Balfour talks reminiscently before the Kendall Van Schoick  memorial game. This is one of their final home games before the Division I semifinals. “It’s a volleyball family here from the middle school, to the JV teams to the varsity team, and I think it’s great to try and create something that’s bigger than yourself, it just takes on a life of its own,” says Balfour.

Amanda Brown, Op-Ed Editor

October 22, 2019

The Girls Volleyball Team is back on their winning streak. As of Oct.21, they are 16-0, only having lost four sets during the entire season. With Hollis Brookline Volleyball being the only Division I sport in our school, how do the girls manage to remain undefeated?  “Our chemistry is very well formed,” sai...

Goals for the final push

The boys huddle up together before their match. The team is currently 9-5-1 as they begin to wrap up their regular season. “I feel like we have grown both as players and brothers,” said Ethan Smith ‘21.

Adam Razzaboni, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

The Hollis Brookline Boys Soccer Team has found themselves in a difficult position this year as they are currently placed 11th in standings. The team has struggled through the halfway point of the season, but they have managed to obtain a 9-5-1 record with one tie against Bow. The main goal for the t...

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