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The student news site of Brimmer and May School | Chestnut Hill, MA

The Gator

The student news site of Brimmer and May School | Chestnut Hill, MA

The Gator


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Op-Ed: The Extraordinary Road to the NBA Finals

Jack Malloy, Multimedia Journalist May 31, 2022
Both the Warriors and Celtics have both had unique lead-ups to the finals.
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The team huddles before the game.

Varsity Baseball Falls to CSW in Championship Playoffs

Amelia Bowman, Senior Journalist May 23, 2022
Despite losing to CSW, the team is proud of its performance and camaraderie this season.
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Collage by Martin Maynard 22.

Alumni Basketball Players Bring in the Heat

On Saturday, the School invited alumni Basketball players back to campus to play in the first-ever Alumni Game.
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Logo courtesy of the NHL.

Predictions: Lead-Up to the Stanley Cup

Jack Malloy, Multimedia Journalist May 14, 2022
I'm anticipating an exciting end to the NHL hockey season this year
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Photo illustration purchased at

Predictions: Who Will Win the NBA Finals?

Jack Malloy, Multimedia Journalist April 29, 2022
April was every basketball fan's favorite month. Here are my predictions for the NBA finals—what are yours? Vote now!
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Lucie Shimomura 28, a 7th-grade athlete, plays a varsity lacrosse game against The Waring School.

Middle School Athletes Complete Varsity Rosters

Brian Gamble, Managing Editor April 26, 2022
While the School has fielded teams this way before, this year has brought attention to the teams' untraditional makeup.
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Photo purchased from BigStock

Op-Ed: Bracketology, My March Madness Obsession

Zakkai Mares-Van Praag, Journalist April 7, 2022
I love to expect the unexpected, and when something happens that even I didn’t expect, it excites me even more.
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Image courtesy of Brimmer and May School.

Q&A: Brett Kelly, Incoming Athletic Director

Kate Hirschen, Culture Editor April 6, 2022
Meet Brett Kelly, who will begin work at the School on July 1.
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Superstar Kyrie Irving elected not to get a COVID-19 vaccine, a decision which will not allow him to participate with the team.

Op-Ed: Athletes, Why Are You Still Unvaccinated?

Jack Malloy, Multimedia Journalist April 5, 2022
All athletes in major sports should get vaccinated, even if they aren't required to.
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Bryce Ruglass-Dortch ’24 goes in for two.

Okorougo ’22 and Ruglass-Dortch ’24 Win All-NEPSAC for V1 Basketball

Nico Jaffer, Sports Editor April 1, 2022
Quinn Nielson '23 and Ismani Cepeda '22 also won an All-NEPSAC Honorable Mention.
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Basketball going through the basket at a sports arena (intentional spotlight)

Culture: A Guide to March Madness

Jack Malloy, Multimedia Journalist March 12, 2022
March Madness is one of my favorite events on the sports calendar each year. Make sure to fill out your bracket before the tournament starts on March 15.
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Basketball players support Nelson after Fridays game.

Nelson Celebrates 100 Wins with Varsity I Boys Basketball

Gator Staff February 23, 2022
Players celebrated a historic win against Saint George's School and Head Coach Tom Nelson's 100th win with the team.
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