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

Baseball Off to a Strong Start Powered By Four College-Bound Players

By Kyle Harris Volume 68, Issue V A year ago, the Boys’ Varsity Baseball was in a similar situation. In a season that seemed destined to end in at least a Section 1 title, the team fell short in a devastating first-round loss to the bottom seed Croton. Coming into this year, all of the returning players knew it would have to be different. “We … Continue reading Baseball Off to a Strong Start Powered By Four College-Bound Players

Bing, You’re In! Bears Make Historic Run to State Final Four

By Eli Karp Volume 68, Issue IV Trust. If you had a penny for every time you heard that cliche used in sports, you would probably have enough money to buy several slices of overpriced PTA pizza sold one Wednesday per month. However, trust is what has gotten the Bears boys’ basketball team to its first state final four in state history. Trust is also … Continue reading Bing, You’re In! Bears Make Historic Run to State Final Four

Cheerleaders Fall Short at Nationals but Make History

By Elizabeth Madden Volume 68, Issue IV For the first time in Briarcliff history, the high school cheerleaders competed at the national level at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The success of the Briarcliff cheerleading team did not happen overnight. It took intense effort from and connectivity between all of its members in order for the team to perform its best at Nationals. Trust among … Continue reading Cheerleaders Fall Short at Nationals but Make History