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A Run for the Title: A New Makeover for the Chelsea Football Club

Sakeef Kibria '21 believes that the signings of so many talented attacking players is wonderful for the Chelsea Football Club, but in order to win the League, an emphasis needs to be put on their defensive tactics.
After finishing 4th in the Premier League, Chelsea went on a serious spending spree, sparking what could be a serious push for the League Title.
November 19, 2020

After a 4th place finish in England’s top flight Premier League last year, Chelsea Football Club (Chelsea F.C.) wasted no time spending large amounts of money to bring in new talent. Many consider that...

Celebrating Chris Jericho’s 30-Year Professional Wrestling Career

The “Le Champion” defends his AEW Championship against the current AEW Champion, Jon Moxley, in AEW Revolution.
November 19, 2020

“And accompanied by Jake Hager, from Manitoba, Canada - weighing 225 pounds, he is the AEW World Champion - Le Champion, Chris Jericho!” That is how Christopher Keith Irvine - or Chris Jericho - was...

Everything You Need to Know About the League of Legends Worlds Championship 2020

Members of the Esports Club talk together during a club meeting, pre-pandemic.
Since 2010, the League of Legends Esports scene has grown tremendously. Now, we celebrate the ten year anniversary of the World Championship the best that we can during the Coronavirus pandemic.
November 17, 2020

At this time last year, the Chinese Esports team, FunPlus Phoenix (FPX), won the world championship of the popular game League of Legends (LoL). League of Legends is an online battle arena video game in...

BxSci Strong: Our Athletes During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Harris field remains empty as all Public Schools Athletic League (PSAL) sports are currently suspended due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
While uncertainty looms over the 2020-2021 PSAL season due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Bronx Science athletes are finding ways to continue practicing their sport.
November 16, 2020

On August 8th, 2020, the Public Schools Athletic League (PSAL) announced that fall sports would be indefinitely postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Students on teams such as soccer, tennis and volleyball...

Bronx Science Physical Education Classes Go Virtual

Physical Education teachers Mr. O'Hara and Mr. Fallon often record videos for their classes. Here, they are demonstrating some simple bodyweight exercises such as push-ups, which do not require equipment.
Physical Education teachers at Bronx Science are getting students up and moving after sitting in front of their screens for hours on end.
November 13, 2020

No longer do we hear the whistles blow as our Physical Education teachers ask us to take a knee and head to our floor spots. As substitutes for this energetic scene are Google Forms and exercise videos....

The Unprecedented Return of Sports During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Here is the MetLife Stadium before a New York Jets game prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 12, 2020

Let’s play ball!  In mid-July 2020, sports returned with a bang, providing an escape for many after three months of lockdown, but fans, players, and coaches have had to adjust to a new normal. The...

Why the Major Sports Comeback Has Begun — During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Members of the Girls’ Varsity Soccer team sit together on the field during a practice. Huddles and group meetings like these are essential to the game, but with the pandemic, leagues must consider all of the potential ways to limit player contact.
As the return of American sports gains momentum, leagues move cautiously and learn to live with risk.
June 21, 2020

A single positive COVID-19 test of one athlete in one league was all it took to put a stop to the entire world of American sports.  On March 11, 2020, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive...

MLB 2020 Season: A 9th Inning Save or a Strikeout?

“If the MLB and the Players Association do not come to an agreement soon, this may be the start of a new reality for professional sports,” said Skye Lam ’22.
June 20, 2020

Summers in America: Beaches, Barbeques, Baseball. Will we be able to enjoy these summer pastimes, or will this summer be a strikeout, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic? While beaches and other...

La Pelota: More than a Cuban Pastime

 For many Cubans, baseball is a way to hang on to their national identity and culture.
A brief history of Cuban baseball and its place within the MLB.
June 18, 2020

To say that baseball is the most popular sport in Cuba is to underestimate the cultural and social effects that it has had on the country and its citizens. Baseball in Cuba is much more than a sport and...

A Final Whistle for All Sports This Year Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Jeremy Valdez ‘20, a huge Yankees fan, remains optimistic that the season will start in some capacity.
A reflection on the impact of COVID-10 on major American League sports.
May 15, 2020

As humans, we grow accustomed to things that we love, and we often do not understand the value of those things until they are gone. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, loved ones, childhood events, Brazy Bowl,...

How Bronx Science Spring Athletes are Dealing with Quarantine

Noah Bushlow ‘20 has faced an unsatisfying end to his athletic career, as all Spring 2020 PSAL sports seasons have been cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
May 15, 2020

For most Bronx Science students, the Coronavirus pandemic and the necessity of quarantine has been a disappointing end to the school year. For spring athletes, this disappointment has been amplified, as...

World Cup for Soccer in Qatar Faces Brand New Barriers

The country of Qatar is set to host the 2022 World Cup in soccer, but there is a lot of controversy surrounding the decision.
May 13, 2020

When Qatar made a bid for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the world was in shock. They would be facing fierce rivals, such as the United States, despite only being ranked 113th in the world in soccer. In fact,...

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo is Postponed to 2021

Tas Rothshi '21 expresses  her disappointment after hearing the news that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics jas been postponed tp July 2021. “The Games only come by once every four years. Even though delaying them this year was necessary due to the circumstances and in consideration of health and safety concerns, I cannot lie. It was disheartening for me. feel especially bad for all the athletes. They have trained so hard, and having put their dreams on pause must be a hard thing to do,” Rothshi said.
In response to the deadly spread of the coronavirus, Japan and the I.O.C. agree to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
May 10, 2020

Summer 2020 is not quite here yet, but with the Coronavirus spreading across the globe at an alarming rate, many of this summer’s plans have been canceled. To the disappointment of many talented athletes,...

The NFL Draft Goes Virtual During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Leo Ellenberg, Sports Columnist.
May 10, 2020

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic across the world has led to the disappearance of live sports for the foreseeable future. Fortunately one of the most popular sporting events, the NFL draft,  was still...

Due to COVID-19, the National Basketball Association is Suspended: What Next?

With well over 100 million outspoken fans worldwide, the National Basketball Association is one of the most popular and beloved sports known to mankind. Thus, the fans’ concern for the health of players is inspiring to see and bodes well for the future of the sport.
Commissioner Adam Silver has handled the global panic gracefully, shutting down the NBA for the safety of the players. Yet, he still has a big decision to make regarding whether or not to resume play this season.
May 9, 2020

On March 11, 2020, basketball fans witnessed what may have been the last of NBA games for the 2019-2020 season. With the NBA Playoffs set to start only a month later and Round One scheduled to start on...

How the Pro-Wrestling World Accepts The COVID-19’s Challenge

Pictured is a sold-out AEW show before the COVID-19 pandemic.
The coronavirus and the empty arenas are not stopping rivals WWE and AEW from having their shows go on.
May 9, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit Sports and Entertainment businesses from all angles, from the suspension of the NBA season to the closing of theaters worldwide. The world of professional wrestling, which...

2020 U.S. Figure Skating Championships

Figure skating is a sport that many people love to pursue, across all different levels. Izzi Holmes '21 said, “To me, figure skating is basically everything. I love it with every fiber of my being, especially doing synchronized skating. It’s just the best thing in the world. Waking up early, going to the rink, getting to see my best friends and skate with them; I love it all.”
A fiery 2020 was kickstarted for figure skaters at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, with records being broken and beautiful performances capturing the spirit of figure skating.
April 10, 2020

Figure skating is a unique sport that continues to captivate millions of Americans across the country. Every year, eager figure skating fans gather at the arena or by the T.V. to watch the nation’s top...

Welcoming a New Member of the Bronx Science Athletics Community

Coach Maraj looks forward to facing new challenges with the Girls’ Varsity Swimming team after a successful season.
April 8, 2020

A new coach has joined the Bronx Science community! Coaching the Girls’ Varsity Swimming team, the Girls’ Junior Varsity Basketball team, and the Boys’ Varsity Tennis team, Mark Maraj has fully immersed...

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

Ninth graders smile for the camera at the annual Martin Luther King track meet. “I enjoyed the moments that we had at the armory which contrasted with cross country,” said Chloe Chan ’23 who ran the 600m and 3000m in indoor track.
Girls Indoor Track & Field’s Third-in-a-Row Championship
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...

The Life and Legacy of Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant has left behind an incredible and profound legacy.  “Kobe has inspired countless people from all over the globe, and he lives on through them,
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. ...

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