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Berkeley Hosts ARS National Hoopfest

Kaleeyl Findlay makes an amazing shot.

Emma Edmund, Staff Writer

February 1, 2016

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 ...

Super Bowl 50: Predictions for the Upcoming Big Game

Super Bowl 50: Predictions for the Upcoming Big Game

Ryan Brudny, Sports Editor

January 21, 2016

As the first round of playoffs pass by, we inch closer to unveiling  the matchup for Super Bowl 50. On the way to this championship game, we are treated to the classic matchup of Peyton Manning vs. Tom Brady in the AFC Championship, as well as an intense battle of offense and defense, as wide receiver p...

Coach Reinhart Wins 400th Game

The basketball team poses for a picture after Reinhart's 400th win.

Emma Edmund, Staff Writer

January 20, 2016

In December, Varsity Basketball Coach Bobby Reinhart earned his 400th win with a victory over Newsome. For almost any other coach, the 400th win would have been a momentous occasion; however, this was not the case for Reinhart. “Well, it wasn’t so much about winning the 400th game,” Reinhart said....

Berkeley Sweeps Headmaster’s Challenge (Almost)

Headmaster Seivold proudly holds the Headmaster’s Cup.

Emma Edmund, Staff Writer

January 14, 2016

At the thirteenth annual Headmaster’s Challenge, Berkeley had a title to defend, not only as last year’s winner, but also as the overall series leader. Wrestling and soccer, as well as all of the Middle Division sports, had secured Berkeley’s win, but basketball provided the high-energy comp...

Berkeley Alum Continues to Persevere in NFL

Freshman Jack Touchton meets Agholor.

Jack Touchton

January 11, 2016

Nelson Agholor ‘12 knows a thing or two about adversity. In just one season in the National Football League (NFL) as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles, he’s had to deal with two quarterbacks who are mediocre at best, a head coach who has caused issues throughout the team and a strong group of ...

Tough Luck for Berkeley Bucs on Homecoming Game Night

Chloe Davis, Staff Writer

November 23, 2015

It was a tough game for Berkeley’s varsity football team on Homecoming night against the Steinbrenner High School (SHS) football team. Despite numerous efforts by dedicated and impressive players including free safety, Addison Grams ’16, quarterback, Davis Koetter ’17 and wide receiver, Jacob Mathis '16, the Bucs were no match against Steinbrenner, losing 35-42, with only two touchdowns away f...

Berkeley Alum Makes It to the NFL

Wide Receiver Nelson Agholor, '13, out-jumps cornerback to get the catch.

Ryan Brudny, Sports Editor

November 9, 2015

  “Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” – Lou Holtz      The opportunity to achieve your dreams is a scarce thing to come by. When we are young, our minds are overwhelmed by all of the things we have the opportunity to do. Yet when we grow older we begin to abandon the challenging career path...

Ice Bucs Press On through Spirited Season

Berkeley fans can be seen supporting the Ice Bucs with their very unique and original posters.

Catelin Lipham, Staff Writer

November 2, 2015

     The sound of hands banging on the Plexiglas comes from the enthusiastic group of Berkeley hockey supporters. At the Ice Bucs’ October 23 game, the “Bill of Rights” theme was ever-present in their very artistic signs, which sported modified amendments such as, “No cruel or unusual puni...

Bucs Prevail at Cross Country Districts

Last thursday, Berkeley Prep’s Cross Country teams competed at Districts in AL Lopez Park. After a grueling race, our Girls Cross Country team was named District Runner Up, and our Boys Cross Country team was named District Champions.

Samantha Tun, Staff Writer

October 27, 2015

     On Thursday, October 22, the boys’ and girls’ varsity cross country teams competed in districts and achieved resounding successes. The varsity girls’ cross country team, consisting of Caroline Brown’16, Katie Freedy ’16, Maggie Grundy ’16, Grace Searle ’16, Christiana Till ’2...

Volleyball Team Celebrates at Senior Night

Seniors Dallas Adams, Morgan Reyes, and Madison Jenkins celebrated Senior Night with a great presentation.

Katie Freedy, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015

     On Thursday, October 9, the volleyball team celebrated senior night with a moving ceremony and exciting game against the Shorecrest Chargers. The night was kicked off by a touching presentation about the team’s three seniors: number 5, Dallas Adams, number 6, Morgan Reyes and number 7, Madi...

Berkeley Buccaneers Prevail in 42-0 Victory at Tailgate

With the Armada rallying beside them, Berkeley Football was unstoppable

Chloe Davis, Staff Writer

September 22, 2015

Congratulations to Berkeley’s varsity football team for playing their hearts out at tailgate.  In an epic battle against the Miami Community Charter (MCC) football team , the Berkeley Buccaneers led a clean sweep with a 42-0 victory on Friday night. With players like  running back, Jakob Hines, ...