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A Free Agency for the Books?

A Free Agency for the Books?

Kieran Aug, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2019

Regarded by many as one of the most influential off-seasons in Major League Baseball (M.L.B.) history, this year’s 2019 free agency has certainly not lived up to the hype. Populated with colossal names such as RF (Right Fielder) Bryce Harper and SS/3B (Shortstop/Third Baseman) Manny Machado, teams...

A Tale of Two Free Agencies

A Tale of Two Free Agencies

Max Jaffe, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2019

Major League Baseball and the National Basketball Association are two of the most popular sports leagues in the United States and the world, but recently, their labor relations are heading in opposite directions. Baseball, which has not seen a strike since the 1994 season, seems to be heading towards...

Skull Cap to No Cap

Skull Cap to No Cap

Lyn Kajihara, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2019

It’s early morning on a Saturday and you are surrounded by large circled mats as the sound of whistles, voices and screams fill the gym. You’re on deck. The match before yours is about to finish and as you rush to put on your headgear you realize, you’ve forgotten your skullcap! And then…you...

The Girls’ Table Tennis Team Claims the PSAL Championship!

The Girls’ Table Tennis Team Claims the PSAL Championship!

Susan Huang, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2019

The Girls' Table Tennis team had to overcome many challenges as they recruited several new members on the team this year including Gina Seo ’22 , Chloe Guerrero ’22, Kristina Lian ’22 and Emery John ’20. Seo had an especially important role on the team as a ninth grader playing first singles....

Pay the Kids!

Pay the Kids!

Sabareesh Vishwanathan, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019

From Kobe Bryant to LeBron James, athletes deemed ready for the next step have previously been allowed to skip higher education in order to go straight into professional sports. Currently, the National Basketball Association has a rule that requires athletes to be nineteen-years-old, or at least one...

A Tribute to Coach Bob Vereb

A Tribute to Coach Bob Vereb

Adam Israelevitz, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019

It was the laugh. That signature laugh heard throughout the halls, booming from the west gym every day in the winter starting at exactly 3:45. If you knew Coach Bob Vereb, you grew accustomed to his mannerisms and his bold and animated personality both on and off the court. Bob Vereb was the kind...

Inside the Rise of Sports Streaming

Inside the Rise of  Sports Streaming

Jake Goldsmith, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019

Many tech companies are fighting for the right to stream Thursday Night NFL games. Facebook has already locked in a deal with the MLB to stream one game a week on Friday nights. These are the steps that corporations like Twitter, Amazon, YouTube, and Verizon are taking to prepare for the future of sports...

No More Boys’ Gymnastics?

No More Boys’ Gymnastics?

Darya Lollos, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019

This year, although winter sports were in full swing, the Boys' Gymnastics team was unfortunately nowhere to be found. The former Boys' Gymnastics coach, Mr. Ismael Adames, was unable to coach the team this year due to a shoulder surgery. The Athletic Director, Mr. Michael McGrath, attempted to reach...

The World of Chess: Magnus and His Magnificent Mind Wins Him More Matches

The World of Chess: Magnus and His Magnificent Mind Wins Him More Matches

Albar Subekti, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2019

When sports fanatics think of 'accomplished athletes,' they’d usually refer to sports like basketball. They may think of James Harden, with his plethora of forty point games and triple doubles this season. They might look into the NFL and think of Patrick Mahomes with his cannon arm and his fifty to...

Patriots Win Their Sixth Super Bowl After Wild Playoffs

Patriots Win Their Sixth Super Bowl After Wild Playoffs

Pietro Topa, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2019

On Sunday, December 30th, 2018, the NFL regular season wrapped up with a ton of drama, with most games having playoff implications for the teams involved. By the end, we had a clear picture of which team’s seasons were over, and which teams would be continuing on through January 2019. Some teams alr...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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