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Boys’ Varsity Badminton Team Led by Wrestling Coach to PSAL Championship

Boys’ Varsity Badminton Team Led by Wrestling Coach to PSAL Championship

Lyn Kajihara, Staff Reporter

December 24, 2018


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In Coach Chris Smith’s duffel bag, people often expect to find things such as wrestling singlets, headgear, a first aid kit, and the occasional peach diet Snapple. This year, the same items could be expected, but with a new addition, badminton birdies. In addition to coaching Co-ed Wrestling and Gi...

Sports Appreciation

Sports Appreciation

Kaitlyn Romanger, Staff Reporter

December 24, 2018


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When thinking of Bronx Science, the idea of athletic prowess is not the first thing that come into the mind of the general public. As a school known nationally for its exceptional students and teachers in terms of academics, members of the Bronx Science athletic community sometimes do not get enough rec...

The Reemergence of Puma Hoops

The Reemergence of Puma Hoops

Sabareesh Vishwanathan, Staff Reporter

December 24, 2018


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Nike, Adidas, and Under Armour have been a staple amongst the elite basketball endorsement companies for decades. However, with Puma now signing young and marquee players, it is clear that Puma is challenging the “big dogs.” Puma started off as a family company created together by two brothers, Rudo...

David Wright, Mets Legend, Plays Final Game

David Wright, Mets Legend, Plays Final Game

December 12, 2018


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David Wright, arguably one of the greatest players in New York Mets history, played his final game as the 2018 Major League Baseball Season came to a close. Wright, the Mets’ fourth captain and leader in nearly every offensive statistical category, has dealt with back injuries since 2011 and had been...

The Pros and Cons of Spectators and Fans at BxSci Games

The Pros and Cons of Spectators  and Fans at BxSci Games

Sofia Mahairas, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


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It’s your first playoff game of the season.  You’re outperforming your opponent and dominating the scoreboard. You’re having one of your best games, and your classmates are cheering you on from the sidelines.  Just their presence is enough to fuel your energy. It’s a great image, right?...

Girls’ Volleyball Team Attends Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Girls’ Volleyball Team Attends  Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Darya Lollos, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


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On Sunday, September 16, 2018, six girls from the Girls' Varsity Volleyball team met at Purchase College in Westchester with Coach Skilins to participate in the 'Walk to End Alzheimer’s,' one of many that occur annually across the country. The girls and their coach went under the name “Larry’s...

Students Have Fantasy Sports Down to a Science

Students Have Fantasy Sports Down to a Science

William Fisher, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


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Some people who participate in it do endless amounts of research, while others just wing it. Some think it is gambling, while other believe it requires skill and extensive knowledge of the game. Regardless, fantasy sports draw people in and creates intense competition. In the past decade, fantasy...

One Last Dance

One Last Dance

Rasheed Hossain, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


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The summer offseason preceding the start of the 2018 - 2019 NBA season was one to be remembered, with numerous player signings and trades that have shaken up the league as we knew it. But perhaps the most momentous news of the offseason was from that of three-time NBA Champion Dwyane Wade. Much speculation...

Passion Melts the Snow

Passion Melts the Snow

Aaron Wu, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


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As winter approaches, the winter breeze grows colder and colder. While many students choose to stay in and avoid the dropping temperatures, aspiring Bronx Science athletes strive to polish their skills and physique in order to prepare for the upcoming winter sports tryouts. Bronx Science has six different...

Get Fit with the New Pre-FitnessGram

Get Fit with the New  Pre-FitnessGram

Joselyn Kim, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


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Each year at Bronx Science, all students are required to take the FitnessGram, which tests students’ cardiovascular abilities and flexibility through the pacer, push up, curl up, and sit and reach tests. This year, the Physical Education department has introduced the pre-FitnessGram unit. While...

New Season, New Coach

New Season, New Coach

Joanna Zhao, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2018


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As of October 1st, 2018, the Girls’ Varsity Swim Team has officially started their new season. However an old problem resurfaces as the swim team is faced with yet another coach change. Meet the new coach, Steve Warman. A former swim coach of LaGuardia High School, Warman has been coaching high sch...

Two Distinguished Students Place High at States!

Two Distinguished Students Place High at States!

Hyein Lee, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2018


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Despite how intimidating a diving board may look to some, two Bronx Science athletes make diving from the tip of the springboard, all while performing somersaults and twists, look effortless. For Andrew Chen ’19, his passion for diving began with his parents. “I started diving when I was youn...

Big Wins in the Spring Season

Big Wins in the Spring Season

Tahira Hasan, Staff Reporter

June 30, 2018


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Usually, the beginning of Spring coincides with gradually increasing temperatures. This year, that was not exactly the case, but Spring sports began anyway. Our teams, such as Girls’ Varsity Softball, Girls’ Flag Football, and Girls’ Handball, worked tirelessly to maintain undefeated or nearly p...

World Cup Bringing Students Back to their Roots

World Cup Bringing Students Back to their Roots

James Snyder, Staff Reporter

June 30, 2018


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Every four years, soccer fans from across the world come together to watch the 'beautiful game' on its most prominent stage. Passionate fans eagerly await the moments of pure joy when their teams score last-minute equalizers and send their opponents packing. At the same time, fans can be found despera...

Seventy-First NBA Season Coming to a Close

Seventy-First NBA Season Coming to a Close

Farhan Rahman, Staff Reporter

June 6, 2018


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Thirteen NBA teams fight for one championship trophy. As the Seventy-first NBA season came to a close on April 11th, 2018, it was time for the sixteen qualifying teams from both the Eastern and Western Conferences to prepare for the NBA Playoffs, which would begin on April 14th. NBA fans around the globe...

Softball Team Wins Division Title Despite Dumpster Fire Delay

Softball Team Wins Division Title Despite Dumpster Fire Delay

Sinaia Keith Lang, Staff Reporter

June 6, 2018


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The Girls’ Varsity Softball team was three outs away from earning their fourth consecutive division title with their ace pitcher and captain, Anna Leidner ’18, warming up in the circle. Suddenly, cries of “fire” echoed around the field, and players ran into their respective dugouts. When th...

Girls’ Varsity Gymnastics Team Leaps Through an Undefeated Season

Girls’ Varsity Gymnastics Team Leaps Through an Undefeated Season

Payel Islam, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


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During the Winter 2017-2018 sports season, the  Girls' Varsity Gymnastics team rolled, cartwheeled, and flipped their way to victory with an undefeated season for their fifth consecutive year. The team’s success can be attributed to their hard work, dedication, and of course, their impeccable...

Baseball is Back With a Full Swing

Baseball is Back With a Full Swing

Michael Ho, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


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Another year, another season; the 2018 baseball season is looking as exciting as ever with big names traded during the off-season. Both New York teams, the Yankees and the Mets, signed new managers for the 2018 season. The Yankees signed Aaron Boone, who played third base for their team in 2003, to a ...

Recovery, Revival, and Resurgence

Recovery, Revival, and Resurgence

Samira Ashif, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


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Every sports team has their fair share of ups and downs, the Boys’ Varsity Basketball team being no exception. In the aftermath of last year’s unfavorable season, they did not expect to be as successful as they were. However, the team experienced an unexpected resurgence which left them with high hopes...

Unexpected Occurrences as the NBA Season Reaches its Midway Point

Unexpected Occurrences as the NBA Season Reaches its Midway Point

Farhan Rahman, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


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Anticipation built as the NBA season began. On October 17, 2017, basketball fans all around the world were excited to see how this season would unfold, especially with major changes to team rosters and coaching staff. From Celtics fans in Boston excited to see the new all-star duo of Gordon Hayward ...

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