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Leaders Off the Field: In Praise of Our Team Managers

Leaders Off the Field: In Praise of Our Team Managers

Tahira Hasan, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


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One of the most underrated positions of the sports teams here at Bronx Science are the managers. Across all forty-five of our PSAL teams, the managers play a special role in each one. Their duties include keeping score during matches, organizing the team, taking attendance during meets, and boosting mora...

Wolverine Wrestlers Take First Place For the Third Year in a Row

Wolverine Wrestlers Take First Place For the Third Year in a Row

Meghan Tan, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


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Bronx Science Wolverines once again took home the gold in the PSAL City Championships for Varsity Wrestling for the third year in a row. As one of the largest sports teams in the school, the team still manages to bring back winning titles. Captains Lyn Kajihara ’19, Samee Buccellato ’19, and Ste...

Leaders of Tomorrow Award Given to Evaluna Smith ’19 and Julia Check ’20

Leaders of Tomorrow Award Given to Evaluna Smith ’19  and Julia Check ’20

Susan Huang, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2018


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“On your mark, get set, go!” yelled the starter firing the pistol. The twenty-fourth annual U.S. Hispanic Games were held at The Armory’s New Balance Track and Field Center in Washington Heights on January 6, 2018. Being one of the most renowned meets of the PSAL Indoor Track & Field season...

Girls’ and Boys’ Indoor Track Teams: Second Lap of Victory

Girls’ and Boys’ Indoor Track Teams: Second Lap of Victory

Joselyn Kim, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2018


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Baton in hand, sweat in their eyes, muscles burning, the Girls’ and Boys’ Indoor Track team this season came in first in the Bronx Boroughs Championship. Last year, the Girls' Varsity Indoor Track team came in third place in the indoor and outdoor season of track. Determined to make sure they placed...

Sexual Predator Sentenced to Nearly 200 Years in Prison

Sexual Predator Sentenced to Nearly 200 Years in Prison

Ahana Chowdhury, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2018


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Michigan State University and Karolyi Ranch were once highly regarded institutes in the gymnastics world. However, these were also the establishments that used to employ a former sports doctor, Larry Nassar, who sexually abused over 265 women and one man over a period of two decades, with ages of th...

Girls’ Table Tennis: Paddling to Victory

Girls’ Table Tennis:  Paddling to Victory

Dora Cham, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2018


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The 2017-2018 school year left a mark in Bronx Science’s sports history. After a long season of hard work, the Girls’ Varsity Table Tennis Team finished as undefeated champions, qualifying for semifinals. Being on a team comes with great determination and effort, which is exactly what it took for...

Gotham Cities Welcomes Girls’ Varsity Wrestling Team

Gotham Cities Welcomes Girls’ Varsity Wrestling Team

Lyn Kajihara, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018


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The Girls’ Varsity Wrestling Team has finished this season as one of the leading teams in the Bronx, just behind Truman High School. With a 3-4 record, they were ranked in the top ten teams in the PSAL championships, even making it into playoffs. However, this is just based on the team’s dual meet...

Winter Hibernation? Nah, No ‘Off Days’!

Winter Hibernation? Nah, No ‘Off Days’!

Ada Cheng, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


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Tis’ the season to be jolly and enjoy pies, eggnog, gingerbread cookies, and mashed potatoes. While we are chowing down on sweet and savory treats, our winter season athletes are munching on carrots, celery, and spinach. Victor Tesoro ’18 stresses the importance of nutrition. “I pay attention t...

Trust the Process: Athletic Scholarships to College

Trust the Process: Athletic Scholarships to College

Sofie Levine, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


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As most Bronx Science students are taking the academic route in the college process, some have decided to take the athletic route. So far, five seniors at Bronx Science were recruited by Division I and III Universities and have decided to continue their respective sport in their college careers. Two o...

A Recap of the 2018 NFL Season

A Recap of the 2018 NFL Season

Andrew Lee, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018


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The comebacks, the crushing defeats, the thrills, the losses. The 2017-18 NFL season has been thrilling. However, it is time recap the current season and review teams with potential. This current season has seen the rise of teams who previously have been under the radar or have had bad seasons...

Five Swimmers Take On New York State Championship

Five Swimmers Take On New York State Championship

Christi Kim, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


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The score was tied. The water was churning. Managers and team members were shouting and cheering for their respective team. It was the quarterfinals of the Girls' Varsity Swimming city championship, and Bronx Science had all their hopes on Victoria O’Hara ‘18. Shouts emanated from the left side of...

Winter Olympics Bring Fire, Ice, and Everything Nice

Winter Olympics Bring Fire, Ice, and Everything Nice

Matilda Melkonian, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


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With the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics, countries from all over the world put their athletic abilities on display. In this year’s Olympics, composed of seven different sports, athletes competed in 102 events from February 9 to February 25, 2018. Here at Bronx Science, students prepared to support...

Running Towards Victory

Running Towards Victory

Joselyn Kim, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


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The end of another great sports season is always bittersweet: we are grateful for yet another amazing season, but feel lugubrious that the season has ended. On November 11, 2017, the Bronx Science Boys’ Cross Country Team ran to victory, placing fourth in the PSAL City Championships as well as first...

Bronx Science Sweeps Division Championships Over and Over Again

Bronx Science Sweeps Division Championships Over and Over Again

Alexa Asch, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


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Bronx Science is not only home to strong academics. It is home to dominating many sports division titles! Soccer, volleyball, basketball, softball, and table tennis, for example, clinch the division championship year after year. However, these titles can come with a grain of salt. The fact is that...

Girls’ Varsity Soccer Scores With a Great Season End

Girls’ Varsity Soccer Scores With a Great Season End

Rena Masoutis, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018


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For the fourth year in a row, the Girls' Varsity Soccer team has proven that unity is the key to success. Although they lost in the playoffs, the team was able to capture their fourth division title in a row! This season’s captains have been on the team since their freshman year, giving the sport itse...

Mickey Callaway Throws the Mets Into Gear for 2018

Mickey Callaway Throws the Mets Into Gear for 2018

Brianna Le, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018


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The New York Mets 2017 season was plagued with injuries and many tough losses. After serving as the manager of the New York Mets for seven years, Terry Collins has resigned and the Mets have replaced him with Cleveland Indians pitching coach Mickey Callaway for the 2018 season in hopes of regaining th...

The Yankees Evil Empire

The Yankees Evil Empire

Oliver Chin, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018


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With one negotiation, the return of an empire was complete. The 2017 New York Yankees were something of a likeable, upstart and homegrown team, which other baseball fans came to tolerate of some sorts, because of their underdog status. But on December 11, 2017, the Yankees had reeled in the big fish - Ki...

The Role of Diet and Exercise in the Co-ed Varsity Wrestling Team’s Weight Maintenance

The Role of Diet and Exercise in the Co-ed Varsity Wrestling Team’s Weight Maintenance

Lyn Kajihara, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018


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Coming off from two consecutive city champion titles, the Bronx Science Co-ed Wrestling team was keen to keep their title for a third year in a row. However, this optimistic goal came with many obstacles, one of which is particularly difficult for the athletes to overcome: maintaining weight. In  w...

Kick Off!

Kick Off!

Sofie Levine, Staff Reporter

January 3, 2018


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While Bronx Science students are invested in their classes and academics, they also sometimes have fun. As classes at Bronx Science are underway, games at Madison Square Garden have also begun. The National Hockey League (NHL), National Football League (NFL), and National Basketball Association (NBA) ha...

Too Many Drawbacks? Aim for Archery!

Too Many Drawbacks? Aim for Archery!

Hyein Lee, Staff Reporter

December 31, 2017


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Busy chatter, hallways teeming with students, and hectic schedules describe the setting of a typical day at school. As students decide on the many sports available to participate in during the 2017-2018 fall, winter, and spring athletic seasons, a debate has begun as to whether or not archery should...

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