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Interview with the Headmasters of Berkeley and Tampa Prep

WE GOT THE BALL: Peter Tanner ’19 retrieves a ball that rolled off of Newman Field during the JV boys soccer game.

Tess Fuller

February 4, 2019

The headmasters and I stood on the track as rivaling JV boys soccer teams dribbled their way down the field. At 10:30 a.m., the stands behind us were filled with colorful team paraphernalia and excited cheers. I invited Joe Seivold of Berkeley Preparatory School and Kevin Plummer of Tampa Preparatory Sc...

Friday Night Lightning

RAIN OR SHINE: Tess Fuller ’20 and Sofia Livingstone ’20 pose in a grassy area adjacent to the football field before the Friday night football game.

Tess Fuller, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018

Aug 24, 2018: the crowd’s passion was as strong as the rain. The harder it poured, the more they roared. Students, parents and faculty filled the stands dressed in their best Hawaiian luau gear. It could be said that the crowd liked pina coladas and getting caught in the rain. While the fans were...

Berkeley’s Take on Williams vs Osaka

HUG IT OUT: Serena Williams hugs Naomi Osaka, of Japan, after Osaka defeated Williams in the women's final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York.

Emma Reilly, Staff Writer

October 27, 2018

It was unanimously thought that Serena Williams would take home another Grand Slam title on Sept. 8th, 2018. However, by the end of the match, the underdog achieved, tempers were lost and accusations of discrimination were thrown. Naomi Osaka won out against longtime fan favorite Serena Williams, makin...

Chase Barrs Loves the Grind

OFFERS GALORE: Barrs garnered over 10 D1 offers and got major interest from a lot more.

Raj Ghanekar, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

If one were to use a single word to describe Chase Barrs ’19 on the basketball floor, “tough” would come to mind. Barrs, a 6-foot-9-inch, senior power forward (PF), has used his innate toughness to greatly impact the game on both sides of the floor. Toughness and grit have also been major influ...

Gallery: Fall Tailgate 2017

BANDING TOGETHER: Berkeley Band members Samir Saeed ’21, Ryan D’Cunha ’21 and Kevin Patel ’21 were proud to play during their first Tailgate as high school students.

Sloane Daley, Staff Writer

September 5, 2017

The Berkeley Armada was as spirited as ever at the 2017-2018 Tailgate event. Spectators donned facepaint, glitter and their best buccaneer colors. All athletes performed at their best under the Friday night lights. Football fans maintained energy until the end of the game, final score an outstanding 35 p...

Agholor Gives Back to Tampa Through Football

Agholor Gives Back to Tampa Through Football

Jack Touchton, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017

Nelson Agholor ’12 held summer football camp at Berkeley for kids in the Tampa Bay area for over 100 children in elementary school and middle school. Agholor’s motivation to run the camp can be summarized in two words: giving back. Agholor said, “The reason why I play is so I can have an opportunity...

The Impact of Kevin Durant’s Injury

FACILITATOR: Durant is seen dribbling the ball up the court. He is known for his ability to facilitate his offense and find a way to score with the ball.

Gaby Fraifer, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017

    Kevin Durant was the Warrior's dream pickup this off-season. He wanted to win a ring badly, and knew that if he left the Thunder for the Warriors that his dream would come true. But will his dream come true, after his latest MCL sprain injury that might have him sidelined for the...