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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

Co-Captain Baden Howard 24 pitches against a strong Gann Academy team, with the Gators losing 17-0 at Tuesdays season-opener.
AD Optimistic for Turnaround After Spring Start
Jack Malloy, Journalist • April 11, 2024

The spring season opener proved to be a mixed bag for the Gators, with triumphs and challenges marking the start of the final...

Christoph Kasper 25 tries to get the out at last years semi-finals against Gann, with the Gators coming up short, 13-3. Today at 4:15 p.m., the team will get the chance for revenge when they face off against the Red Heifers for the season-opener.
V. Baseball Embraces a New Era with Full Field Advantage
Gator Staff April 9, 2024
For the first time in its 20-year existence, the team has a diamond all to itself.
Takeaways From V. 1 Basketballs Historic Season
Takeaways From V. 1 Basketball's Historic Season
Gabe Cohen, Journalist • April 1, 2024

As the final buzzer of our Varsity 1 basketball season echoed, it marked not just the end of a journey, but the beginning of a reflection...

Keeping Players Heads in the Game, Literally.
Keeping Players' Heads in the Game, Literally.
Drew Michaeli, Guest Writer • March 25, 2024
With the rise in quarterback injuries, the NFL must protect its players. Another season as violent as the last needs to be avoided.

Varsity Girls Earn Best Record Since 2013
Varsity Girls Earn Best Record Since 2013
Tavio Mares-Van Praag, Social Media Manager • March 8, 2024
The team's 27.1% win rate boost came with new Head Coach Courtney Sims and Assistant Coach Brendan Rollins.
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A referee pointing into the distance.
Innovation Can Fix Sports' Referee Problem
Jack Malloy, Journalist • March 5, 2024
After a series of misjudged calls in the NBA and NFL, AI looks like an appealing addition to officiating.
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BREAKING: V. Boys 1 Make History Despite Championship Loss
Gator Staff March 4, 2024
Head Coach Tom Nelson's strategy of facing highly competitive teams early in the season prepared his young players for future challenges, proving his foresight.
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Edward Flint 26 (L) and Jimmy Wright 27 (R) hold individual champion trophies. Noah Panto 25 holds the overall bonspiel trophy. Designed with Canva.
BREAKING: Curling Repeats Bonspiel Win
Gator Staff March 1, 2024

For the second year in a row, Curling Coaches Amanda Eppers and Paul Murray led the Gators to a clean sweep of all four divisional...

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Ladanion Payne ’27 scores the winning basket to secure a 63-62 victory.
BREAKING: Gators Defeat Penguins in Quarterfinal Upset
Tavio Mares-Van Praag, Social Media Manager • February 29, 2024
LaDanion Payne ’27 hit the winning shot with 6 seconds left in the game, clinching a narrow 63-62 victory in the NEPSAC AA quarterfinals.
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Winter Sports Roundup
Max Birnbaum, Journalist • February 27, 2024

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Winter Sports Roundup
Gabe Cohen and Max Birnbaum February 22, 2024

Check out next Wednesday's roundup coverage of Varsity 1 Boys Basketball, JV Boys Basketball, and Curling. The episode will also feature Athletic...

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Opening tip-off between the Detroit Pistons and the New York Knicks.
The Detroit Pistons: What Went Wrong?
Gabe Cohen, Journalist • February 21, 2024
Lack of leadership and failure to commit to a true rebuild pitted the Detroit Pistons in an embarrassing position in NBA history.
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Social media post made by Andre Mills 24 to celebrate his commitment to Texas A&M for basketball. Courtesy of Andre Mills 24.
Andre Mills '24: The Odyssey of a Basketball Prodigy
Evan Michaeli and Tavio Mares-Van Praag January 31, 2024
His pursuit, woven with the threads of resilience, mentorship, and sheer determination, epitomizes the spirit of a quintessential athlete.
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Q&A: Update with Tom Nelson, New Athletic Director
Q&A: Update with Tom Nelson, New Athletic Director
Mckinlee DePaola, Journalist • January 15, 2024
Tom Nelson reflects on how athletics can help build community here.
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Outside of NRG Stadium in Houston, the site of the 2024 College Football Championship.
Another Champion Embroiled in Cheating Scandal
Jack Malloy, Journalist • January 10, 2024
Michigan joins the list of champions plagued by a cheating scandal.
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A fireworks display at Doak Campbell Stadium, home of the Florida State Seminoles.
Money Over Merit: Florida State Snubbed
Gabe Cohen, Journalist • December 14, 2023
The College Football Playoff Committee snubbed Florida State of a college playoff game. Next year, that might change.
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Raymond Baez 24 and Harry Hall 25 attempt a rebound in the season-opener against Gann.
VII Boys Defeat Last Year's Champs in Season Opener
Amelia Bowman, Co-Editor-in-Chief • December 7, 2023
In their MBIL Division 1 debut, the Varsity Basketball II Team triumphed yesterday over last year's champions, Gann Academy, with a score of 63-57.
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The team defeated the reigning Division 1 champions Gann Academy for its Monday night season-opener, 63-57.
Varsity Boys’ II Advances to MBIL Division 1
Tavio Mares-Van Praag, Social Media Manager • December 5, 2023

After last season’s MBIL Division 2 Championship, Varsity Boys’ II Basketball is advancing to the top division of the MBIL league, where...

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The official logo of Los Angeles 2028 Olympics.
Op-Ed: Olympic Baseball is a Home Run
Jack Malloy, Journalist • November 28, 2023
Even though baseball is considered to be America’s greatest pastime, it is great to see it branching all over the globe.
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