Squash Team Makes it to Nationals

By Jolie Wasserman Volume 69, Issue II The inaugural season of the varsity girls’ squash team has arrived. The fastest growing sport in Briarcliff Manor, which already has a boys’ team, will now have eight girls sporting their own team in the coming winter. Captains of the girls’ team, Isabel Schumacher and Caroline Adams, were kind enough to share their input on the spirit of … Continue reading Squash Team Makes it to Nationals

Coach Friedman Becomes Head Coach for VBB

By Jacob Aframian Volume 69, Issue II Winter sports are back in session at Briarcliff High School, and the  boys’ varsity basketball team is back and ready to embark on a new season. Finishing their previous season with a record of 22-5, the Bears have made a name for themselves. Last year, they won the Section 1 Title, along with Regionals, eventually going to  States … Continue reading Coach Friedman Becomes Head Coach for VBB

Sophie Jelinek: Briarcliff Bowling Legend

By Kyle Harris Volume 69, Issue II At Briarcliff, the bowling team is rumored to be used for varsity exemption during junior and senior year, but Sophie Jelinek has proved that a Briarcliff bowler can have success. As a two-year captain, All-league winner and Westchester Christmas Bowling Tournament champion, she has done nothing but impress. With a two-game combined score of 456, it is clear … Continue reading Sophie Jelinek: Briarcliff Bowling Legend

Winter Track Spotlight

By Stephanie Markowitz Volume 69, Issue II Over the years, the BHS Winter Track team has broken numerous school records, attained high ranks in league and state competitions, and sent athletes to incredible colleges to continue pursuing their talent for the sport. This year, the team has the potential to enjoy a similar pattern of victories. Armed with exceptional talent from grades eight through twelve, … Continue reading Winter Track Spotlight

Player Spotlight: Alex Cabeca

By Colby Cho & Andrew Kanovsky Volume 69, Issue I Portugal. The Man. His name is Alex Cabeca. “Cabez” is a Lohud elite 11 senior soccer forward who has just committed to Ithaca College, where he will play alongside Alex Leahy, a Briarcliff soccer legend and Lohud’s former small school player of the year. Cabeca is a goal poacher, pitch sensation, and a natural captain … Continue reading Player Spotlight: Alex Cabeca

BHS Sophomore Was a Ballgirl at the U.S. Open

By Jacob Aframian Volume 69, Issue I The U.S. Open has been a staple of summer television for decades. Starting in August and running through September, millions of people tune in to watch or come to New York to see one of the biggest tennis tournaments in the world. Jolie Wasserman, a sophomore at Briarcliff High School, was selected to be part of an elite … Continue reading BHS Sophomore Was a Ballgirl at the U.S. Open

VBS Wins Mt. Pleasant Cup, Ends Seven Year Drought

By Tyler Cho Volume 69, Issue I The Briarcliff Boys Varsity Soccer Team beat Valhalla 1-0 to claim the Mount Pleasant Cup. Briarcliff hadn’t won the four-team tournament for seven years prior to the victory, which took place on September 8. The one and only goal scored by Briarcliff was put in the top left corner by right midfielder Justin Duffy. The goal came in … Continue reading VBS Wins Mt. Pleasant Cup, Ends Seven Year Drought