Briarcliff Congratulates Athletes

By Eli Karp Volume 67, Issue I On November 9, a group of elite Briarcliff athletes signed their National Letters of Intent (NLI), committing to continue their athletic careers in college. Among those who signed were Jack Zimmerman, Loren Haukova, Jordan Ricciardi, Sophia Gelard and Ryan Gallagher. Zimmerman will be part of Penn State’s Track and Field team while Haukova will play tennis for Boston … Continue reading Briarcliff Congratulates Athletes

Briarcliff Cross Country Team Finishes Strong

By Jasmine Bar Fall sports are over at Briarcliff High School, but Briarcliff’s cross country team has left a laudable legacy behind. In particular, the girls ranked highly at an impressive amount of meets and were recognized on various levels for their excellence. One of the co-captains of the girls team, Blake Elwood, spoke with great pride. “We’ve come a long way. A few years … Continue reading Briarcliff Cross Country Team Finishes Strong

Fall Sports Wrap-Up

By Alex Horowitz It is now November, which means another successful season of Briarcliff Varsity Fall sports has wrapped up. Alex Horowitz of The Briarcliff Bulletin sat down with several of these star student-athletes to get an inside look at how their teams faired this season. Senior quarterback Matt Heyda, on the Varsity Football season: “The whole team, especially the seniors, was pretty disappointed with … Continue reading Fall Sports Wrap-Up

March Madness Recap 2014


UConn Wins the National Championship
UConn Wins the National Championship

By Owen Lynch

Every March, sports fans and people across the country strive to make the perfect bracket. This year, one of the wealthiest men in America, Warren Buffett, said that he would give anyone who could make a perfect bracket one billion dollars. Despite the life-changing money that one could earn for doing so, no one was able to make the perfect bracket. In fact, after the first twenty-five games (of 63 in the tourney) only three of the 11 million brackets created on ESPN remained flawless, to put into perspective how many upsets occurred early on. Continue reading “March Madness Recap 2014”

Winter Sports Recap

By Josh Gottlieb

As the end of winter draws near, Briarcliff is currently wrapping up a very successful winter sports season. Many Briarcliff sports teams have made tremendous strides this year.

VBB Takes on Pleasantville
VBB Takes on Croton

The 2013-2014 season has been one of transition for the boys’ varsity basketball team. After losing several senior leaders from the previous season, the varsity team has had a much younger squad. Despite their youth, the 2013-2014 season has been an incredibly successful one. The team has shown an impeccable ability to keep games close. Whether it be their heartbreaking 44-42 loss to Croton or their thrilling overtime win against Westlake, it is clear that this team is used to high pressure, late-game scenarios. This experience will prove vital as the team marches on towards the playoffs. The season came to a close with a loss to Irvington in the section quarter finals. Continue reading “Winter Sports Recap”