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Alpine Ski Team: A Season in Review

Alpine Ski Team: A Season in Review

Hannah Riseman, Op-Ed Co-Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under April, Sports

In the 2017-2018 ski season, the Hollis Brookline Alpine Ski Teams did extremely well, improving their team spirit and continuing to ski at a top-notch level. In the beginning of the season, the teams practiced for about a month before their first race on December 21. This year, Trevor Cardin ‘18...

NCAA tournament

NCAA tournament

Mitch Dreyer, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under April, Showcase, Sports

The 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament was one to remember. There was a lot more NBA-caliber talent than usual, making for a very intriguing tourney. People across the nation filled out their brackets hoping to get lucky and pick all the right teams to win. Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has off...

Boys baseball preps for spring

Boys baseball preps for spring

Sofia Barassi, Assistant Sports Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under April, Showcase, Sports

The boys' baseball team kicked off their 2018 Spring season on Monday, March 19 with tryouts in the HB gymnasium. With a tough ending to their season last year when the boys were cut short of the playoffs by one spot, the baseball team plans to start their season off with a vigorous offense and defen...

2018 softball tryouts

2018 softball tryouts

Emmie White, News Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under April, Showcase, Sports

As the 2018 HBHS Girls Softball team prepares for yet another season, they find themselves met with a few “game changers”.    Longtime head coach and Spanish teacher Erin Robbins has resigned from her position as Varsity head coach, allowing Brian Bumpus, school Athletic Director and former...

Boys basketball finishes remarkable season with title

Boys basketball finishes remarkable season with title

Mark Labak, Sports Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under March, Showcase, Sports

The 1995-96 Chicago Bulls had a motto to accompany their historic 72-10 season; “It don’t mean a thing without the ring.” As the final seconds ticked away at UNH last Friday, the Hollis-Brookline Boys Basketball team got their ring. The Cavs finished out their incredible regular season with HB Boys Bas...

Tennis, a sport on the rise

Tennis, a sport on the rise

Kyle Simpson, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


Filed under March, Showcase, Sports

The school's tennis team is coming into this spring following a successful 2017 season, where the boys quietly went 12-2, and the girls team went 9-5. Still, even with solid individual runs in both singles and doubles, the team is looking to build on last year's success. While tennis is an individu...

MLB rule change

MLB rule change

Sofia Barassi, Assistant Sports Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under March, News, Showcase, Sports

Do you enjoy watching professional baseball on television? If you're not a huge fan of it, there's a change being made for the start of the 2018 Major League Baseball season that may catch your interest. Many have complained about the length of games, so the MLB imposed a new rule that allows only si...

Clement Sherwood, 2018 State Champion

Clement Sherwood, 2018 State Champion

Emmie White, News Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under Features, March, Showcase, Sports

Following four fantastic seasons on the HBHS varsity wrestling team, Clement Sherwood ‘18 closed his high school career with a big win at the state meet on Feb. 17. Hollis Brookline joined 12 other Division II teams at ConVal in the third week of February to close their season. Sherwood, a team ...

USA’s Shocking Results

USA’s Shocking Results

Kaleigh Whalen, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


Filed under March, Sports

With the commencement of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, the United States did not do as well as they intended to. Although many athletes did fulfill their Olympic dreams, it was not quite enough for the U.S.A team to take the lead in the medal count. Many U.S fans were disappointed in this year’s o...

Girls Basketball wins Championship

Girls Basketball wins Championship

Eleanor Quarles, Editor in Chief

March 16, 2018


Filed under March, Showcase, Sports

On Friday night, the Hollis Brookline Girls Basketball team beat John Stark 54-43 to take home the state title for the first time in HB history. Coming off a loss in the championship game last year, the team started this season with four straight wins, and stayed strong through the rest of the yea...

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