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Triple Crown: the Girls’ Varsity Indoor Track Team Wins Bronx Borough Championships for the Third Time!

Triple Crown: the Girls’ Varsity Indoor Track Team Wins Bronx Borough Championships for the Third Time!

Yi Lan Zhang, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2020

“S-C-S-C-I-S-C-I-E-N-C-E! Let’s go SCIENCE!,” the athletes cheered in unison. Pumped with adrenaline after an outstanding win, the Girls’ Varsity Indoor Track team jumped up and down and chanted their team cheer as PSAL officials handed the gold plaque to Bronx Science—naming the team the I...

The Life and Legacy of Kobe Bryant

The Life and Legacy of Kobe Bryant

Theodore Wai, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2020

2020 has been off to a rough start. Forty-six million acres of land were burned in Australia, World War III almost broke out, and the entire world is on lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.  But just as things couldn’t seem to get worse, the news broke out: Kobe Bryant, one of basketball...

NBA Records Broken This Season

NBA Records Broken This Season

Miles Yamner, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2020

The 2019-20 season is well underway, and there's no shortage of notable stats and numbers to know about this season. Here are five records that have been broken this historic NBA season. Lebron Passing Kobe: On January 25th, 2020, Lebron James eclipsed Kobe Bryant on the all time NBA scoring lea...

Girls’ Varsity Table Tennis Team Wins PSAL Championship for the Second Year in a Row!

Girls’ Varsity Table Tennis Team Wins PSAL Championship for the Second Year in a Row!

Darya Lollos, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2020

With the total game score tied at 2-2 against Brooklyn Tech in the championships, tensions ran high as first singles player Gina Seo ’22 battled in the final game to decide the team’s fate. The slow-paced, but intense match had everyone watching on the edge of their seats. Seo’s hand shook with ...

New Season, New Goals for the Girls’ Varsity Lacrosse Team

New Season, New Goals for the Girls’ Varsity Lacrosse Team

Tina Ou, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2020

The spring season is associated with the change in season from frostbites to showers of rain. It’s also associated with the coming of a new beginning. As the spring season of 2020 approaches, new activities and new sports seasons begin. This year, the Girls' Varsity Lacrosse team is starting their...

The End of Amateurism

The End of Amateurism

Leo Ellenberg, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2020

“Now we’re rebalancing the power arrangement,” said California Governor Gavin Newsom on the September 30th, 2019 episode of HBO’s The Shop.  Moments later, as he signed Senate Bill 206, otherwise known as the Fair Pay to Play Act, the room full of agents, former players, and current athletes...

New York City Just Got Served!

New York City Just Got Served!

Lavanya Manickam, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2020

The scoreboard in the Queens College gym beamed “24:22.” The Bronx High School of Science’s Girls’ Varsity Volleyball team was a mere two points away from losing the PSAL championship to Brooklyn Technical. While the Bronx Science supporters in the crowd were filled with tension as they suspe...

Boys’ Cross Country Team Crowned PSAL Champions

Boys’ Cross Country Team Crowned PSAL Champions

Karen Phua, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2020

Against the two-time defending champion, Susan Wagner, few expected the Wolverines Cross Country team to come out as victorious. However, after an intense, nerve-wracking cross country season, Bronx Science went from being last year’s underdogs to sweeping the 2019 Cross Country Championship.  ...

Lamar Jackson’s Meteoric Rise From Project to Superstar

Lamar Jackson’s Meteoric Rise From Project to Superstar

Josh Kutler, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2020

For a long time, people were skeptical of Lamar Jackson. Fans on social media constantly referred to him as a running back in an attempt to mock his subpar throwing ability as a quarterback. Even NFL scouts and insiders’ doubted Jackson, questioning his potential to ever become capable throwing th...

The Carmelo Craze

The Carmelo Craze

Kieran Aug, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2020

Fans of the National Basketball Association (NBA) worldwide know the iconic three-point jumpshot, the sound of the ball swishing in the net, the three fingers raised to his temple in triumph — all followed by the sound of ferocious fans roaring. Carmelo Anthony is a basketball icon, and after miss...

Facing Hard Truths in Sports

Facing Hard Truths in Sports

Ramisa Promi, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2020

By the time Mary Cain was a sophomore in high school, she was considered the fastest girl in America. By the time she was 17, she accomplished another major goal, becoming the youngest American track and field athlete to make a World Championships team. Cain joined the Nike Oregon Project, directed b...

Winning On and Off the Field

Winning On and Off the Field

Ellora Klein, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2020

Walking through the Bronx Science hallways, it’s not unusual to hear students complaining about the workload in their academic classes. With a rigorous academic workload and frequent exams, many students choose not to add the daunting commitment of an after school sport to their daily schedule. Those ...

José Mourinho: Genius or Madman?

José Mourinho: Genius or Madman?

Maanya Shah, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2020

The twenty English Premier League clubs that comprise one of the most elite soccer leagues in the world are held to a specific standard of excellence. The players, the best of the best with an average transfer value of 18.2 million dollars, have to evince the superiority of the sport, but the same is e...

WWE’s Biggest Competition in Nearly Two Decades

WWE’s Biggest Competition in Nearly Two Decades

Saad Khandakar, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2019

In the late 90s, Vince McMahon’s World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Raw and Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling (WCW) Monday Nitro went head-to-head on Monday nights. This period, between 1995 and 2001, was called the Monday Night Wars. Both brands competed for higher ratings, making fans...

A Preview of the Upcoming NBA Season

A Preview of the Upcoming NBA Season

Xavier Marriott, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2019

After one of the most eventful off-seasons ever, the NBA finally returned on October 22nd, 2o19. NBA fans all over have been waiting in anticipation for this upcoming season. With so many different trades and team rivalries going on, it is hard to say for sure who is currently the best team in the NBA....

The Antonio Brown Fiasco

The Antonio Brown Fiasco

Albar Subekti, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2019

Under the bright lights and in the spotlight of national television, it is important to act a certain way, especially since every one of your actions is being viewed and critiqued. For paid athletes, professionalism and etiquette are standard qualities to have, as anything less will bring controversy...

Does Being an Athlete Provide an Advantage in College Application?

Does Being an Athlete Provide an Advantage in College Application?

Kieran Aug, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2019

In the midst of college hazing scandals and illicit admission methods, it appears we have forgotten about another problem plaguing colleges nationwide: athlete recruitment. While actress Lori Loughlin’s attempt to buy her child’s way into college has been most publicized, it may not even be the most...

Opting Out: Athlete vs. PSAL Athlete?

Opting Out:  Athlete vs. PSAL Athlete?

Areebah Qutub, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2019

Your arms ache from practicing layups in gym as you stand on the crowded subway on your way to sports practice outside of school. You will not be home until seven and still have not been able to start your homework. This is the reality of many Bronx Science students who participate in non-PSAL sports...

The Ultimate: A Portrait of the Ultimate Frisbee Team

The Ultimate: A Portrait of the Ultimate Frisbee Team

Junseo Lee, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2019

From evoking school pride to potentially earning college scholarships, team sports are an essential component of the high school experience. After a long day of slouching over tedious work, school sports allocate time for students to set aside worries over assignments and enjoy playing for a team.&n...

Celebrities in Athletics and Political Discourse

Celebrities in Athletics and Political Discourse

Rasheed Hossain, Staff Reporter

November 24, 2019

In history class, we often focus our discussions around the individuals and events that have shaped American society as we know it. We learn of the activists, politicians, and leaders who have led citizens to pursue ideas of equality and liberty. Last May 2019, after the AP exam, my AP US History class...

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