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Keeping the Cup

Keeping the Cup

Nina Pastore, Staff Writer

January 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Winter Sports

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

Cross Country Ends An Era

Catelin Lipham, Video Editor

November 11, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

  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

Berkeley Buccaneers Continue to Dominate in the Pool

Emma Edmund, Web Editor

November 9, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

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 Keep Rolling

Eli Siegman, Staff Writer

November 5, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports

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

Berkeley Bucs Win Again

Nina Pastore, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports

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

Just Keep Swimming… to College

Emma Edmund, Web Editor

October 20, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports

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

Buccaneer Football Strikes the Right Balance

Eli Siegman, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports

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


Filed under Spring Sports

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

Gallery:  Archery

Arjun Gandhi, Photography Editor

April 26, 2016


Filed under Spring Sports

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

Berkeley Athletes Show Off Their Skills at Spring Tailgate

Emma Edmund, Staff Writer

March 16, 2016


Filed under Spring Sports

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. ...

Berkeley Hosts ARS National Hoopfest

Berkeley Hosts ARS National Hoopfest

Emma Edmund, Staff Writer

February 1, 2016


Filed under Winter Sports

This past weekend, Berkeley hosted the ARS National Hoopfest, with some of the best teams in the country coming to play at our very own Straz Family Field House. As Upper Division Athletic Director Bobby Reinhart said, “showcas[ing] some of the best teams and players both nationally and locally in ...