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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...

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...

Cross Country Ends An Era

FINALLY FALL: Brian Showalter ’19 and Makayla Rutski ’18 manage to look cheerful in the cold morning as they get ready to watch the team’s run.

Catelin Lipham, Video Editor

November 11, 2016

  As the rest of the school sat in their B block classes early Friday morning, Berkeley’s cross country teams loaded onto a bus and set off for Tallahassee. Their next stop? The 2016 Cross Country State Championships. When they arrived at the course, they were greeted with the familiar si...

Berkeley Buccaneers Continue to Dominate in the Pool

ALWAYS SWIMMING: The Bucs couldn't stay out of the pool, pushing Coach Rosepapa and Coach Signorin in the pool with them.

Emma Edmund, Web Editor

November 9, 2016

It’s not hard to see why other teams are afraid of Berkeley Swimming and Diving. With the boys' team securing an undefeated record and the girls' team winning District Championships, the Buccaneers are a true fighting force.     The Bucs can now add to their list of accomplishments ...

Bucs Keep Rolling

BUCS THRIVE WITH CIAO: Every athlete hopes to find a coach who will bring out the best in them; a friend who shows passion for the sport while caring for the players like family. Coach Dominick Ciao, who just secured his 200th win, is just one of these coaches at Berkeley who embodies the true coaching spirit.

Eli Siegman, Staff Writer

November 5, 2016

Last week the Berkeley Buccaneers defeated the Middleton Tigers 38-22 for Berkeley’s homecoming game. Anyone who attended the game could feel the intensity in the air as they stood in packed stands. This game was even more special for the seniors — it was their senior night and their last game in th...

Berkeley Bucs Win Again

SENIORS BRING SPIRIT: A rambunctious crowd of Berkeley’s dedicated fans fill the student section, enthusiastically cheering on their peers during Friday night’s domination of Lakeland Christian School. Though the typical “Jawbone BIG Jambox” speaker was not present, the crowds kept the energy alive with frequent chants and cheers and many fluorescent glow sticks.

Nina Pastore, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

The Varsity Football Team won a game 42-24 on Oct. 14, 2016 against Lake Highland Prep, a district foe. Winning this game was crucial for the Bucs to get into the playoffs for Varsity Football.

Just Keep Swimming… to College

GIRL POWER: The girl captains show off their senior status. Pictured above is Amanda Dumar '17, Sydney Corey '17, Kerry Horan '17 and Arielle Bader '17 (from left).

Emma Edmund, Web Editor

October 20, 2016

When the scoreboard is off and no other people are in the pool except for your teammates, things can get rough as you try to complete one of Coach Kevin Rosepapa’s practices. Luckily for the Berkeley Swim and Dive team, the seniors this year showed themselves as leaders and helped every swimmer...