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

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

The Gator

Leni Hicks-Dutt '23 and Sophia Bruno '23 pose before lacrosse practice.

After Two Years, Lacrosse Returns to the Playing Field

Brian Gamble, Senior Writer June 11, 2021
As this one-of-a-kind lacrosse season wraps up, athletes reflect on their first and only interscholastic games due to COVID-19.
Rachel Sobel '23 catches a lacrosse ball.

Spring Sports Lifts Students’ Sprits

Kate Hirschen, Writer May 6, 2021
In a year with few interscholastic sports, the start of the spring athletics season has cheered many up on campus.
School Hosts Equity In Women's Sports Panel

School Hosts Equity In Women’s Sports Panel

Edan Zinn, Editor-in-Chief March 5, 2021
In the final installment of the 16th Annual Bissel Grogan Humanities Symposium, the School hosted a panel discussion, “Equity and Women's’ Sports.”
Dustin Pedroia. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Op-Ed: Dustin Pedroia Retires

Evan Michaeli, Writer February 23, 2021
After 14 years on the Red Sox, Pedroia recently announced his retirement.
Basketball going through the basket at a sports arena (intentional spotlight)

How COVID-19 Hurt Professional Sports

Nico Jaffer and Evan Michaeli December 14, 2020
While I love watching sports, nobody's life should be at stake.
Kyrell Luc '21 signs on to play D-1 basketball with Holy Cross. Photo by Nicole DeCesare.

COVID-19 Impacts Recruitment for College Sports

Brian Gamble, Senior Writer November 16, 2020
With a low likelihood of team sports competing as usual, recruitment will look different this year.
Boston - August 8: New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox fans in the stands on August 8 2011 at Fenway Park in Boston. Photo purchased from

Op-Ed: Free Agency is Key for the Red Sox

Evan Michaeli, Writer October 28, 2020
If the Red Sox want to be a contender next season, Chaim Bloom must make a free agent splash this winter.
Gianni Thompson '21 plays defense during a game last year . Photo by David Barron.

Competitive Sports Put on Hold

Brian Gamble, Senior Writer October 5, 2020
The cancellation of competitive sports has impacted students hoping to compete in college.
Anja Westhues '20 passes a pack in an early season race this fall.

The Impact of COVID-19 on College Sports

Brian Gamble, Senior Writer May 28, 2020
The global pandemic has caused changes in athletic events.
Winter Sports Recap

Winter Sports Recap

Brian Gamble, Senior Writer March 13, 2020
Th season was filled with accomplishments across the athletic spectrum, including a championship win for Varsity Curling and a semi-final divisional finish from Varsity Girls' basketball.
Digital Illustration by Edan Zinn '23.

Podcast: The Demanding Life of a Scholar-Athlete

Edan Zinn, Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2020
Edan Zinn '23 explores the pressure student-athletes face to maintain a high academic standing while exceeding in their numerous extracurricular activities.
Nico Jaffer '23  (center) hugs his team after winning first place at the championship.

Op-Ed: The Path to Curling Success

Nico Jaffer, Writer March 9, 2020
We were down to the last throw of the match. The climactic ending to a crazy and unexpected season that culminated in a seven-and-a-half end final match.
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