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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

Dustin Pedroia. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Op-Ed: Dustin Pedroia Retires

Evan Michaeli, Senior Journalist February 23, 2021
After 14 years on the Red Sox, Pedroia recently announced his retirement.
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A view of Loon Mountain. Photo by Karly Hamilton 21.

Op-Ed: Skiing During COVID-19

Kate Hirschen, Culture Editor January 13, 2021
Skiers and snowboarders often wear face coverings for warmth, so the implementation of masks does not hugely impact the experience.
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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.
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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, Managing Editor November 16, 2020
With a low likelihood of team sports competing as usual, recruitment will look different this year.
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Gianni Thompson 21 plays defense during a game last year . Photo by David Barron.

Competitive Sports Put on Hold

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

The Impact of COVID-19 on College Sports

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

Winter Sports Recap

Brian Gamble, Managing Editor 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.
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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.
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Nico Jaffer 23  (center) hugs his team after winning first place at the championship.

Op-Ed: The Path to Curling Success

Nico Jaffer, Sports Editor 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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Screenshot from video.

Kyrell Luc ’21 Scores 1,000th Career Point

Katarina Klacko, Writer March 3, 2020
The star is just one of just 15 players to accomplish this feat in a Gator uniform. 
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The team huddles during a timeout. Photo by David Barron.

V. Girls Defeats Rival Montrose

Charles McLaughlin, Senior Journalist February 19, 2020
The Gators won 48-44 against the Montrose School, earning some revenge after losing to the team earlier in the season.
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“I want to continue to develop my abilities in the sport while working on my own curling skills. I want all the curlers to enjoy coming to curling everyday and improve along the way.” — Curling Co-Captain Samantha Estrada ’20

Curling Leads Winter Sports Teams

Molly McHugh, Writer February 5, 2020
As the winter season winds down, curling is on a roll.
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