Branson School News, Sports, Life and Opinion

The Blazer

Branson’s student-run newspaper
Branson School News, Sports, Life and Opinion

The Blazer

Branson School News, Sports, Life and Opinion

The Blazer

Brayden Mathews

Brayden Mathews

All content by Brayden Mathews
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

December 8, 2021
NCS championship victories last month capped off an MCAL-winning season for Bulls varsity tennis.
buffet-lunch-abby-keenely

Buffet lunch scheduled to return

September 28, 2021
Branson's famously delicious buffet lunches are back.

Analyzing the 2021 NFL Draft class

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 tank and prayers up for a tough couple of years for Trevor Lawrence. 2. New York Jets: QB...

Rise in Anti-Asian violence in recent months

Rise in Anti-Asian violence in recent months

May 8, 2021

Asian-American and Pacific Islanders in the U.S. have been the targets of an increasing number of hate crimes since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. This issue had been largely ignored and unreported by the media until March 16, when a man went on a murderous rampage at three different massage...

COVID-19 and senior sports

COVID-19 and senior sports

May 22, 2020

Covid-19 has affected all aspects of students’ lives at Branson, especially sports.  Seniors were the hardest hit. Whether they will be continuing in college or it would have been their last time playing their sport competitively, the spring season’s cancellation has devastated their last year...

Fall sports round-up

Fall sports round-up

December 20, 2019

Branson athletics are starting the year off with a bang as fall sports season comes to a close. The girls volleyball team won an NCS Division III title, which qualified them for the Division II NorCal tournament, where they were runner-up. The football team made it all the way to the NCS finals, where...

Assemblies are now held in the gym

Assemblies are now held in the gym

September 30, 2019

After having all-school assemblies in the auditorium for longer than anyone can remember, assembly was moved this year to the gym to satisfy fire regulations.  The abrupt move of all-school assembly to the gym was necessary, but both the faculty and the students are nostalgic for the auditorium. “Every...

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