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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


Filed under Sports

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

Coach Reinhart Wins 400th Game

Emma Edmund, Staff Writer

January 20, 2016


Filed under Winter Sports

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)

Berkeley Sweeps Headmaster’s Challenge (Almost)

Emma Edmund, Staff Writer

January 14, 2016


Filed under Winter Sports

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

Berkeley Alum Continues to Persevere in NFL

Jack Touchton

January 11, 2016


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Fall Sports

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

Berkeley Alum Makes It to the NFL

Ryan Brudny, Sports Editor

November 9, 2015


Filed under Sports

  “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

Ice Bucs Press On through Spirited Season

Catelin Lipham, Staff Writer

November 2, 2015


Filed under Winter Sports

     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

Bucs Prevail at Cross Country Districts

Samantha Tun, Staff Writer

October 27, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports

     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

Volleyball Team Celebrates at Senior Night

Katie Freedy, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports

     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

Berkeley Buccaneers Prevail in 42-0 Victory at Tailgate

Chloe Davis, Staff Writer

September 22, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports

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, ...

New NFL Domestic Violence Policy

New NFL Domestic Violence Policy

Katie Freedy, Sports Editor

October 20, 2014


Filed under Sports

After the controversy over the NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s handling of the Ray Rice Domestic violence scandal, many people called for the tightening of the NFL domestic violence policy. Originally, according to ESPN, there were no specific policies in place. In cases of domestic violence, players...