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Branson School News, Sports, Life and Opinion

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Branson School News, Sports, Life and Opinion

The Blazer

Sports

The Branson boys lacrosse team plays against Marin Academy, April 6, 2022. Spring sports have begun as COVID-19 restrictions have eased.

Spring sports begin as COVID restrictions ease

By Josie Hohenrieder April 8, 2022
Several sports are now in full swing.
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Mountain biking team climbs with strong start

By Herschel Pell April 3, 2022
Podium finishes mark strong recent performance for the team.
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Bull-sharks dive into spring season competition

By Emmanuel Katz March 28, 2022
The small but mighty Branson swim team makes a splash this year.
The football team wins the NCS pennant after a blowout victory against Stuart Hall. (Courtesy of Veronica Bosque)

After unbeaten season, Bulls football prevails in NCS

By Lucas Metzger December 9, 2021
A rematch with Stuart Hall marked the final blowout victory in a blowout year.
The girls tennis team, seen here
after its MCAL victory, has won
several titles this year. (Courtesy of Bo Arlander)

Girls tennis brings home NCS, MCAL titles

By Brayden Mathews December 8, 2021
NCS championship victories last month capped off an MCAL-winning season for Bulls varsity tennis.
Girls golf’s MCAL victory this fall marked only one of the team’s many achievements. (Courtesy of Diane Keenley)

Girls golf team leads Branson to MCAL champs, NCS 2nd place

By Gigi Hohenrieder November 26, 2021
The victories reflect a successful year for a close-knit team.
The team huddles during the third set as the Branson audience looks on, Nov. 10, 2021.

Live updates: Heartbreaker ends Branson volleyball’s historic run

By Shun Graves November 10, 2021
After a historic season — and the team’s first Open Division entry — the girls varsity team has a defeat to Archbishop Mitty.
Players prepare to return MCs serve on the next point.

Success for Branson’s youngest varsity volleyball team ever

By Josie Hohenrieder November 10, 2021
Branson’s varsity girls volleyball team is set to face Archbishop Mitty in the Open Division.

Analyzing the 2021 NFL Draft class

By Brayden Mathews and Luke Tusher June 2, 2021

1. Jacksonville Jaguars: QB Trevor Lawrence, Clemson Analyst: Brayden Grade: A+ The real winner here is Head and Shoulders. Anyways, no need to elaborate. Congratulations to the Jags on the successful...

Branson allows students to do two sports simultaneously

Branson allows students to do two sports simultaneously

By Emma Casaudoumecq May 8, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic first began, stay-at-home orders shut down all sports practices and matches, from professional teams to high school teams to recreational teams; therefore, all of Branson’s...

Column: Should soccer’s Super League exist?

Column: Should soccer’s Super League exist?

By Lucas Metzger May 8, 2021

In April, 15 teams from soccer’s biggest leagues decided to create a league independent of the major leagues that these clubs were a part of, in order to generate more revenue.  These teams are Arsenal,...

March Madness 2021: How it works, upsets and brackets at Branson

March Madness 2021: How it works, upsets and brackets at Branson

By Lucas Metzger March 29, 2021

Every March, it happens. March Madness, the NCAA tournament where every 64 collegiate teams come together to play an elimination-style bracket, begins. This is one of the most highly anticipated sports...

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