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New NFL Domestic Violence Policy

New NFL Domestic Violence Policy

Katie Freedy, Sports Editor

October 20, 2014

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...

Crew Team Welcomes New Head Coach

2014 Crew Coaches

Hannah Cesaretti and Stefan Anthony

October 3, 2014

The Berkeley crew team hired new rowing head coach Adam Stoll this offseason, hoping to bring back past success from when Stoll coached at Berkeley previously during the 2008-2012 seasons. Stoll developed much of his rowing knowledge and experience during collegiate racing. He rowed for St. Joseph’s...

Berkeley Swim and Dive at Bolles

Pool at Bolles School

Nicole Stevens, Arts Editor

October 1, 2014

On Friday September 19, the Berkeley Swim and Dive team travelled four hours to Jacksonville to compete against the Bolles School. Bolles attracts athletes from around the world for their sports teams, resulting in the best swim team in the state, and has won several national championships; it was an...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Rev Up for Coming Season

Lovie Smith

Stefan Anthony, Sports Editor

September 17, 2014

It was an offseason filled with change—in the form of new additions and improvements—for your Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs hired new General Manager Jason Licht and Head Coach Lovie Smith, along with a new offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford. Smith returns from the glory days of the Tampa 2 Defense,...

Berkeley Athletes Step Up Their Game Over the Summer

Cross Country runners prepare for new season.

Katie Freedy, Sports Editor

September 3, 2014

While some were watching Netflix or tanning by the pool, Berkeley athletes were using their summers as an opportunity to train for their sports seasons. Between attending team camps or training to improve skills, our athletes are more than prepared to make the 2014-15 sports seasons their best one yet. The...

A Golden Achievement

A Golden Achievement

Hillary McLauchlin, Staff Writer

June 4, 2014

Berkeley students are known for their many achievements both in and out of the classroom, but one student athlete can now add Olympic gold medalist to his list of accomplishments. Declan Farmer ’16 made both Berkeley and the United States proud as he competed in sled hockey at the 2014 Paralympic Winter...

Kicking Off the 2014 FIFA World Cup

Kicking Off the 2014 FIFA World Cup

Sahil Madan, Staff Writer

May 31, 2014

After four years of anticipation, the 20th FIFA World Cup is quickly approaching with the top notch countries fighting to win the most respected championship in soccer. This year, the World Cup will take place in Brazil. Fortunately for the passionate Brazilian fans, Brazil is a heavy favorite in this on...

Berkeley Boys Volleyball Upsets Lyman to Clinch State Title

Berkeley Boys Volleyball Upsets Lyman to Clinch State Title

Ankie Goyal, Staff Writer

May 23, 2014

The boys’ volleyball team clenched the state title this weekend in an exciting win over Lyman High School, breaking the Greyhound’s 59-game winning streak in four sets. Looking back, it’s been a memorable year for the team. The volleyball team recently capped off an impressive performance...

Rowing Your Way to a Scholarship

Stefan Anthony, Sports Editor

March 10, 2014

In today’s ultra-competitive college application process, students are always looking to gain as many advantages as possible. While some try to obtain this competitive edge through academics, volunteer work or leadership opportunities, many students use the court or field to get ahead in the college...

Students Share Super Bowl Predictions

Denver Broncos Quarterback Peyton Manning

Ankie Goyal, Staff Writer

January 28, 2014

As the month of February nears, this can only mean one thing for sports fans worldwide: Super Bowl XLVIII is close. After an exciting Conference Championship week, the matchup is set. This year will feature the Denver Broncos led by the “Sheriff” himself, Peyton Manning, and the Seattle Seahawks...