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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.
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.
Collage by Martin Maynard 22.
Alumni Basketball Players Bring in the Heat
Edan Zinn, Brian Gamble, Nico Jaffer, and Martin Maynard May 17, 2022
On Saturday, the School invited alumni Basketball players back to campus to play in the first-ever Alumni Game.
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

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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The Varsity I Boys Basketball Team.
Varsity I Boys Basketball One Win Away From Historic Season
Brian Gamble, Managing Editor • February 18, 2022
The Varsity I Boys Basketball team is on the precipice of breaking the record for the most wins in one season.
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What makes a good climber isn’t the ability to be fearless or never make mistakes. It’s to keep climbing even when you’re scared and think you can’t continue.
My Rock Climbing Journey
Amelia Bowman, Senior Journalist • February 17, 2022
I've been rock climbing since I was about three years old, and I've found it to be a challenging sport that deserves more respect than it gets.
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Photo courtesy of Greg Lewis.
Podcast: Former NBC Olympic Broadcaster, Greg Lewis
Evan Michaeli, Senior Journalist • February 16, 2022
Emmy-award-winner Greg Lewis shares his thoughts about the Beijing Olympics.
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This Sunday, the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals will compete in the 56th Super Bowl.
Culture: The Road to Super Bowl LVI
Jack Malloy, Multimedia Journalist • February 11, 2022
This Sunday, the Rams and Bengals will compete in the 56th Super Bowl. Both teams' paths to the big game have been extraordinary. 
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BRONX, NY - JUL 28: Former Boston Red Sox baseball player David Ortiz attends the game on July 28, 2012 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York.
Op-Ed: Big Papi, Red Sox Legend, Enshrined in Hall of Fame 
Evan Michaeli, Senior Journalist • February 9, 2022
David Ortiz gained special recognition, elected as a Hall of Famer on his first time on the ballot.
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Basketball players Raymond Baez 24, Jackson Ostrowski 22, Theo Johnson 22, and David Kaplansky 22, huddle with their coaches during timeout.
Mask Mandate, Gym Closures Impact Winter Sports
Cathy Wu, Journalist • January 7, 2022
Student-athletes here are adapting to new COVID-19 guidelines for winter sports. "We will do what we have to do to stay safe," Jarrel Okorougo '22 said.
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Alison Rimas 23 comes out of the hack. Photo courtesy of Paul Murray.
After a Season Away, Curling Hits the Ice this Winter
Brian Gamble, Managing Editor • December 10, 2021
After a lost 2020 season due to the pandemic, the return of the curling season has been exciting for many.
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Last year, students in fitness utilize spin bikes as part of their training.
Winter Sports Kickoff Brings Excitement
Talia Hammer, Journalist • November 19, 2021
After a year without games in any winter sports, athletes report eagerness to get back to playing.
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Brian Gamble 23 leads the pack at the Division IV NEPSTA race.
Gamble Wins Division IV NEPSAC Race, Cementing Historic Team Finish
Gator Staff November 13, 2021
Brian Gamble '23 crossed the finish line first, besting 135 runners and helping his team tie with its best overall finish at the regional race.
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The Boys Cross Country team starts the championship off strong.
Boys XC Wins Repeat Championships
Natalie Kozhemiakin, Editor-in-Chief • November 9, 2021
After last season was cancelled due to COVID-19, the Boys team took home its second consecutive MBIL trophy on Wednesday.
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Brian Barrera 22 takes a corner kick during the Boys Varsity Soccer game.
Homecoming Successful After Hiatus
Cathy Wu, Journalist • October 20, 2021
The School's annual homecoming made a strong return, featuring two back-to-back victories.
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Cathy Wu
Cathy Wu
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Cathy has been at Brimmer since 2020. She enjoys reading, listening to music, and looking at maps.

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