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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...

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 ...

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...

Hallway Chronicles: Elias Tsavoussis

Hallway Chronicles: Elias Tsavoussis

Regan Dabbs, Staff Writer

February 26, 2014

As a lifer and captain of the JV B Basketball Team, Elias Tsavoussis can almost always be found on the Berkeley campus. We caught up with Elias to see what’s going on in his busy life.   Q: As a lifer at Berkeley, how do you feel your life has changed since coming in Pre-Kindergarten? A: I feel like I am much more adjusted than kids who have come later, and I know how Berkeley works.   Q: People at Berkeley have been comparing you to Jake Gyllenhaal. Can you tell me how this reference started? A: This reference is from the movie Prisoners. Jake Gyllenhaal is depicted as always buttoning up his shirts, and my friend Thomas Fuhrman and I began to also button up our shirts as homage to Gyllenhaal. We just thought Jake Gyllenhaal was really cool.   Q: What is your favorite class? Why is this your favorite class? A: My favorite class is probably AP European history with Dr. P. I really like Dr. P as a teacher, and I ...

Berkeley Basketball Sets High Expectations

Katie Freedy, Staff Writer

December 6, 2013

Last year, the Berkeley Men’s Basketball team had a successful 2012-13 season. They finished with a 22-8 record overall, had a 3-1 record in district play, won the district championship and capped off a strong season as the regional runner–up. However, according to Justin Gray ’14 who has committed...

Berkeley Athletes Prepare for Upcoming Seasons

Daniel Stein and Stefan Anthony

September 3, 2013

Despite being months away from their varsity season, Berkeley’s Basket­ball Team has been hard at work this summer, refining their game through a number of programs. The team partici­pated in the Florida Gulf Coast Univer­sity and the University of Florida team camps as well as the Berkeley Bask...