It’s Summer Time: Athlete Highlight Summer Horowitz

By Rachel Honigman

Summer Horowitz Softball

Senior Summer Horowitz is an extremely talented and well-rounded athlete. Not only does she excel in softball, but she has also had an impressive career in high school basketball. For those who attended girls’ basketball games in the winter, many may believe that Horowitz was the leader on the team, but she focuses most of her attention on softball. Continue reading “It’s Summer Time: Athlete Highlight Summer Horowitz”

Senioritis Sets In

By Rachel Honigman

Senior Boys
Photo by Jack Fischer

“se∙nior∙it∙is: n. A crippling disease that strikes high school seniors. Symptoms include: laziness, an over-excessive wearing of track pants, old athletic shirts, sweatpants, athletic shorts, and sweatshirts. Also features a lack of studying, repeated absences, and a generally dismissive attitude. The only known cure is a phenomenon known as graduation.” – Urban Dictionary Continue reading “Senioritis Sets In”

Future NCAA Athletes from Briarcliff

By Rachel Honigman

After being star athletes on the high school level, seniors Summer Horowitz, Spencer Kulman, Madeline Zimmerman, Stephen Shine, Olivia Lacy-Thompson and Jared Jones are the first to commit to colleges for athletics. These six get to continue their high school athletic careers and pursue their sports at a higher level. Stephen Shine says, “I am going to school for academics; athletics are firmly second in my mind. I am fortunate enough to pursue my passion for learning and my passion for running.”

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Russell’s Car: Maro the Camaro

By Rachel Honigman

Photo courtesy of Russell Cocozza

“You can hear Russell’s car from anywhere. You hear the ‘vroom’ and know he’s on the road” said seniors Matty Siegel and Jaime Weinrach. Defined by the Facebook relationship “it’s complicated,” Russell Cocozza and his car spend a lot of time in the shop.

He has fixed a few scratches as well as customized the exhaust, intake, speaker system, lights and decals. Continue reading “Russell’s Car: Maro the Camaro”