The Science Survey

Babe Ruth, one of sports most recognizable figures, swings his bat before stepping up to the plate.

You Could Be the Greatest, You Could Be the Best

Chase Teichholz, Staff Reporter June 6, 2023

The crowds are explosively loud, reflecting the extraordinary play in front of them. Commentators praise the spectacle they have just witnessed as “brilliant.”  And then, there is deafening silence.  Millions...

My pilot, surprisingly, trusted me enough to hand me the GoPro in the air. Pictured below are the Ölüdeniz Blue Lagoon, Butterfly Valley, and the city of Fethiye behind the mountains, all in the country of Turkey.

Soaring Above: The Wonders of Paragliding

Charlotte Zhou, Staff Reporter June 6, 2023

The drive up Mount Babadağ was bumpy, to say the least. With potholes, sharp turns, and a road so narrow that the bus was nearly driving on air, the 30-minute ride seemed to go on forever. I remember...

Whether due to the foreign design of the cars, the popularity of drivers, or the international appeal, Formula 1 is slowly growing in popularity across the world.

The Appeal of Formula One, the International Auto Racing Sport

Aaminah Bukhari, Staff Reporter June 6, 2023

It’s early Sunday morning and the television  is switched onto the ESPN channel. The camera flashes out to crowds, nearly all of them wearing their flags and cheering enthusiastically in the stands....

Manchester City, winners of four of the last five seasons, have grown exponentially in the last decade, from a team that almost never won, to a team that has become synonymous with utter victory. Their motto “Superbia in proelio” translates to “pride in battle, but recently the blue crew’s pride has been stained by accusations of financial cheating.

Could the Champions Be Kicked? Manchester City’s Possible Exile From the Premier League

Kareem Malik, Staff Reporter June 6, 2023

Soccer is the most viewed sport in the world, with over half of the global population tuning in to every FIFA World Cup. Viewership passed 1.5 billion people for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Final, breaking...

Here are members of the ultimate frisbee team after their major 15-2 win against Stuyvesant High School.

New Strategies, New Goals, New Faces: Bronx Science’s Ultimate Frisbee Team Set to Soar to the Top

Helen Stone, Staff Reporter June 6, 2023

Beyond the turf of Harris Field, spread out in the grass, a group of twenty-two players are tossing a plastic disc back and forth, warming up for an intense practice. They’re wearing cleats and unassuming...

After being named the 2022 American League Reliever of the Year, Edwin Díaz re-signed with the New York Mets on a five-year deal. While playing for Team Puerto Rico this year, Díaz suffered a severe knee injury and may be sidelined for the entire season.

The World Baseball Classic is Back in Full Swing, But is It Still a Miss?

Lucas Melendez, Staff Reporter June 6, 2023

The trumpets sound. 'The Closer' makes his pilgrimage to the mound.  There will be no opportunity for the Dominican Republic to rebound. In the fight between David versus Goliath, Rey David has...

William Loh 25 wears his wrestling uniform in this portrait photo.

A Profile on William Loh ’25: Balancing Three Sports, Academics, and Key Club

Nora Gupta, Staff Reporter June 6, 2023

William Loh '25 the Student Athlete Amongst the plethora of Bronx Science’s diligent students and scholars, athletes also flourish. Athletics at Bronx Science harbor students who are academically...

Pictured is Grace Zagoria 23, looking back after a dynamic pole vault leap.

Dedication and Prowess: A Profile of the Bronx Science Girls’ Varsity Indoor Track Team

Vanessa Encarnacion, Staff Reporter May 29, 2023

Endurance. Stamina. Speed. All of these traits are required for the Girls’ Varsity Indoor Track Team at Bronx Science. In this PSAL team, there’s more than the pole vaults, the kilometer runs, and...

A crowd of runners pushes forward as people watch from the sidelines during the 2010 Boston Marathon.

The 2023 Boston Marathon: An Overview

Joshua Im, Staff Reporter May 14, 2023

In anticipation of the oldest annual footrace, thousands of participants gathered from across the globe in Boston, Massachusetts, where they ran this year’s full 26.2-mile (or 42.2 kilometers) race....

Pelé passed away on the 29th of December, 2022. “He is one of the all-time greats, a 3-time World Cup winner with Brazil,” said Jack Goss ’23.

Pelé: The Legacy of O Rei

Shahabir Sami, Staff Reporter May 1, 2023

 Dazzling up and down the pitch and even through defenders as the commentators lose their voice, he scores yet another goal.  His young friends move the gigantic cards, looking to replace...

The Wolverines started off the new year with a successful home tournament on 1/7/23. The team placed 1st for the girls and 2nd for boys overall against 22 other schools.

The Reality for Bronx Science Wrestlers: Behind a Small Sports Community

Shawna Khuu, Staff Reporter March 14, 2023

“Start jogging.”  These are the words that every wrestler either dreads or loves to hear.  For the Bronx Science wrestlers, practice starts off with a myriad of conditioning (the physical...

Here are the members of the Girls’ Varsity Table Tennis Team for Winter 2022-2023. From the top left to right: Manager Jessica Chen ’24, Mandy Phyu ’25, Tina Jiang ’24, Agatha Graham ’25, Alice Xing ’25, Ella Zheng ’24, Megan Lai ’24, Ada Hwang ’25, Irina Kolarova ’25, Madelyn Chin ’25, and Kara Chow ’24, and Jiwoo Hwang 25, Sofia Lee Verovic ’26 and Manager Emily Xia ’24 (not present in the photo).

Bronx Science’s Girls’ Varsity Table Tennis Team: A True Adventure

Ella Zheng, Staff Reporter March 14, 2023

Winning PSAL championships for two years in a row in 2019 and 2021, along with placing second place in 2022, has encouraged the Girls’ Varsity Table Tennis Team to strive to maintain their newfound legacy....

Visitors can register for private or group skating lessons at Bryant Park at Prices start at $65 for a private one-on-one lesson.

Ice Skating at Bryant Park: A New York Classic

Jacey Mok, Staff Reporter March 14, 2023

Every winter, the lush green lawn at Bryant Park in Manhattan is removed and recycled. After two weeks of grueling labor, “New York’s Backyard” is transformed into the famous Bryant Park ice skating...

Children receive a once in a lifetime experience sitting in the front row of a Buffalo Bills football game.

The City of Good Neighbors: The Giving Nature of Bills Mafia

Aviv Kotok, Staff Reporter March 14, 2023

On December 31st, 2017, the Buffalo Bills defeated the Miami Dolphins 22 to 16 in the last game of the NFL regular season. After the game, the victorious team nervously waited in their locker room, watching...

This is Lusail Stadium, one of several stadiums built for the World Cup. It can seat 88,966 people, making it the largest stadium in Qatar.

The Controversial World Cup: Why the 2022 World Cup Sparked Backlash

Marissa Talushllari, Staff Reporter March 14, 2023

Soccer is the most-watched sport in the world and, unsurprisingly, the FIFA World Cup is the most-watched sporting event internationally. The host country of the World Cup changes for every tournament....

Many teams put their faith in the draft, hoping to find a star in exchange for their tanking.

Professional Sports Teams Are Trying their Best…To Lose

Sebastian Rosero-Mayer, Staff Reporter March 14, 2023

Losing in order to win? In the NBA and NFL, the tanking strategy is taking over, attacking the integrity of individual sports, and more importantly, the integrity of competition itself.  The NFL...

Here is my first attempt at a “tame dog” (or front flip).

Not So Bored on a Snowboard

Yasmine Salha, Staff Reporter March 14, 2023

My body might be in physics class, but I’ve since left my mind on the slopes. So much so that I can still feel the fiberglass snowboard beneath my feet, resting on speckled stone floors – gray upon...

Time-out huddles are common in many sports. In volleyball, huddles are important to raise moral and discuss strategy.

An Overview of the Girls’ Varsity Volleyball Team’s Season

Thommy Taing, Staff Reporter February 28, 2023

The resounding boom of a ball smacking the hardwood floor; the cooperative communication of the players on the teams; the piercing whistle of the referee that stops players in their tracks -- you can practically...

 Olivia Girand ‘23 won the PSAL Jim McKay 1500 meter race with a personal record of 4:54.60 and qualified for New Balance Nationals.

Mind Over Matter: Physical Versus Mental Strength

Rossitsa Mina Petrova, Staff Reporter February 7, 2023

Whether it’s crossing the finish line, scoring the winning basket, or hitting an unreturnable ball, victory and achievement dominate our views of sports. Athletes are painted as unshakable and resolute,...

From its beginnings, Basketball has established roots in the U.S. and abroad. In more recent years, the NBA has begun to consolidate international talent and expand its reach. Only time will tell regarding the lasting impact of the leagues effort to globalize one of the worlds premiere sports.

Basketball Gone Global: The Rapid Expansion of the Classic American Sport

Nicholas Anderson, Staff Reporter January 18, 2023

Buzzer beaters, devastating dunks, and clutch threes all help to seal the deal in one fast-paced, electrifying game. Over the years, basketball has given spectators countless unforgettable moments. With...

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