Sports

Where is the Class of 2016 Headed?

From the Editor As the school year winds down and graduation approaches, the class of 2016 looks ahead to next fall; seniors showed their college pride on April 29th, just two days before they had to make their official college decisions. Some of the grade’s academic leaders will be storming the halls of Ivy League…

Spring Pep Rally is Back in Action

By Danni Dunlop The last week before April vacation ends with the gathering of the Branford High School community at the Spring Pep Rally.  After last year’s upset at the cancellation of the spirit-filled event, the teams are ready to take on the floor yet again. Many students and athletes were frustrated last year that the…

Thrilling Dodgeball Tourney Hits the Mark

The Palluzzi Prodigies Take the TitleBy Marshall Borrus It’s that time of the year: Halloween decorations, leaves falling off trees, and a dodgeball tournament. Friday marked the Branford Dodgeball Association’s first tournament, and it was the most exciting yet. A total of 18 teams from all grades were entered, each with their own teacher. Polemini…

Return of Pep Rally Rouses Crowd

By Matilda Kreider The fall sports season got off to a rousing start Friday with a school-wide pep rally. Reinstated this year after a brief hiatus last spring, this fall pep rally was a little different than those of past years. It took place in the gym and included athletes tossing BHS T-shirts to the…

Athletes Making Video to Promote Sportsmanship

By Damien Maniscalco and Mike White School officials recently came together to raise awareness about sportsmanship throughout high schools in the area. Sportsmanship is an aspiration that a sport or activity will be enjoyed for its own sake, with consideration for fairness, ethics, respect, and a sense of fellowship with one’s competitors. Branford High School wants…