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The new Aamoth Field

The new Aamoth Field

Steven Nye

September 19, 2016


Filed under NEWS, SPORTS, TOP STORIES

Stay tuned for more coverage on the new turf at Aamoth Field!

March Madness for Dummies

March Madness for Dummies

Isaac Gittleman and Josh Power

March 19, 2016


Filed under Comedy, SPORTS

Every year you hear about March Madness, this basketball tournament where people can win tons of money. But you figure that only people who watch basketball can win. If your bar mitzvah money just ran out and you’re pushing for a little reimbursement here are some options on how to approach March Madnes...

“Varsity-Smarsity”

“Varsity-Smarsity”

Hazel DeHarpporte, Staff Writer

March 18, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS, SPORTS

Sometimes JV can be the perfect fit.

Off-season training transforms athletes

Off-season training transforms athletes

Isaac Gittleman, Staff Writer

March 14, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

Students play sports for a variety of reasons. Some are simply looking to fulfill the graduation requirement, some to make friends and enjoy themselves, and some to prepare for collegiate play.  Many athletes who focus on one sport choose to train in the offseason or even play a year-round sport to prep...

BGH celebrates third State Championship in four years

BGH celebrates third State Championship in four years

Varun Agarwal, Staff Writer

March 10, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

Shawn Reid, head coach, reminisces, “As the game went on, more amazement overcame me. I was just so impressed with the aura of the team and how they played.” This scene unfolded this past Saturday when the renowned girls’ hockey team won state with a commanding 8-0 lead against St. Paul United...

Promising Freshmen

Promising Freshmen

Drew Anderson, Opinions Editor

February 8, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

Looking out onto the light wooden planks of the court, you can see five players in Kelly-green duking it out with the opposing team. They are the Blake Girls’ Basketball team. Students attending the BGB games have become accustomed to seeing underclassmen play, especially due to the fact that the team o...

Athlete Spotlight

Athlete Spotlight

Varun Agarwal, Staff Writer

February 8, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

  Is  it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Sasha Shogren ‘18  of the boys’ hockey team. Shogren first started playing hockey at the start of second grade, back when he still lived in Russia. He moved to Minnesota right before entering eighth grade and worked extremely hard to accomplish what he has b...

Blake Girls’ Tennis transitions back to single A

Will Kaback, Student Life Editor

September 9, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

Tennis legend Monica Seles once said, “Tennis has to become everything to you if you're going to make it to the top. You have to live it.” For the girls tennis team, the start of the school year and the fall season marks the beginning of their immersion into a life of volleys, backhands, and aces. After ...

Running in unison

Running in unison

Lucy Nelson, Arts and Culture Editor

May 28, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

Glancing out at Blake’s track on a beautiful spring day, one might sense a pulse of energy filling in the cracks of the expansive black tar. Blake’s track and field team is both larger and younger than ever, composed of more than eighty students and only nine upperclassmen.      This season,...

Summer sports reads

Summer sports reads

Will Kaback, Sports Editor

May 28, 2015


Filed under ARTS & CULTURE, SPORTS

Sports books are a great way to fulfill the necessity of a solid summer book. They come in both nonfiction and fiction form, and encompass an area as wide as the sports they cover. During long summer days, when mid-season baseball is the most exciting event on TV, a good sports book acts as a porta...

Lacrosse team rebuilds to yield best season

Lacrosse team rebuilds to yield best season

Hudson Dougan, Staff Writer

May 1, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

O ne year ago, the Boys’ Lacrosse team was ravaged with injuries. After two of their best players, Gus Austin ‘15  and Moss Shannon ‘15 went down with ACL tears, the team could have lost hope, but instead persevered for a 15-4 record.      Fast forward one year, and the team is healthy an...

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