The Fanfare

  • June 2Happy Summer!

Cousins’s New Home

THE FACILITATOR: Jrue Holiday is pictured here dribbling a basketball. He may be the one of the big reasons that the Pelicans may be able to get to the playoffs because of his ability to get the ball to his big men, Davis and Cousins.

Gaby Fraifer, Staff Writer

April 22, 2017

  Hearing about the trade involving DeMarcus Cousins astonished me at first. Then again, it was the Sacramento Kings making the trade, so I wasn't surprised. The Kings have an illustrious history of making some really bad trades. To quote the Kings General Manager Vlade Divac, "I believe we a...

Keeping the Cup

HEADMASTER SEIVOLD KEEPS CUP: Beginning at 8:00 AM and ending at 2:30 PM, Saturday’s Headmasters’ Challenge was a game changer. This victory marks the 5th consecutive win (and longest winning streak in Headmasters’ history) for Berkeley. The Bucs have previously won the Headmasters’ Challenge in years: 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2015, 2016. The first ever tie was called in 2014.

Nina Pastore, Staff Writer

January 12, 2017

On Saturday Jan. 7, 2017, the Berkeley Buccaneers faced off against the Tampa Prep Terrapins on Berkeley’s campus for the annual Headmasters’ Challenge. Winter athletes from Middle Division to Upper Division junior varsity and varsity to compete for their school to earn enough wins to hold onto the...

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...

Buccaneer Football Strikes the Right Balance

DEFENSE: On Friday September 23, the Bucs defeated Admiral Farragut 10-0 thanks to a great defensive effort.

Eli Siegman, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016

The Buccaneer football team has started the year strong. Davis Koetter has run the offense with a steady hand, protected by a stout offensive line anchored by Nick Petit-Frere. The Bucs have also capitalized on the explosiveness and versatility of running back Gordon Stetson. Stetson has not only delivered ...

Berkeley Rows Into Districts

Berkeley Rows Into Districts

Emma Edmund, Web Editor

April 28, 2016

Here in Tampa, we have a bay that most people in the country will never get the chance to see. We swim, go paddle boarding, or just lay out in the sun. But some students at Berkeley take advantage of Tampa’s water in another way — they participate in crew, a sport few have the chance to particip...

Gallery: Archery

Oliva Diecidue ’19, Lilly Paggio ’22, Mikae Provine ’19, Alicia Rose ’18 and Batia Friedman-Shaw ’18 can all be seen as they all prepare to compete (left to right).

Arjun Gandhi, Photography Editor

April 26, 2016

On March 19th, five members of the Berkeley Archery Team participated in their first competition in the Bay Area Renaissance Festival Archery Competition at MOSI in Tampa. “The five girls who were available to compete, did a great job and had a lot of fun (despite the rain).”, said David Schumacher...

Berkeley Athletes Show Off Their Skills at Spring Tailgate

The boys’ track team prepares to finish the track events with the 4x400-meter relay.

Emma Edmund, Staff Writer

March 16, 2016

Last Friday, Berkeley students lit up the Straz during the pep rally, with everyone wearing glowing blue bracelets. Students at the pep rally showed their support for  tennis, baseball, softball, lacrosse and track and field, and that night, the Bucs had an amazing performance throughout all of the sports. ...