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The Burlingame B

The Student News Site of Burlingame High School

The Burlingame B

Senior Clayton Lau hits an iron shot out of the rough on the 4th hole at Laguna Seca Golf Ranch on May 14.

Boys’ golf makes history at CCS

Arda Inegol, Business Manager
May 21, 2024

It was evident early on that this was a special boys’ golf team. From the get-go, the players demonstrated their ability to play exceptionally on difficult courses, and in April, they won the Peninsula...

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Sophomore Fabian Falconett (left) and junior C. J. Reed (right) block an attack from Soquel High School during their first match in the Central Coast Section (CCS) tournament.

Boys’ volleyball closes out successful season in second-ever CCS appearance

Arshia Chakravartti, Copy Editor
May 13, 2024

On Tuesday May 7, the boys’ volleyball closed out the season with a loss against Monte Vista High School in the quarterfinals of the Central Coast Section (CCS) playoffs, with the Matadors going on to...

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Junior Henry Bradley brings the ball down the field during the boys’ lacrosse game against Carlmont on Thursday, May 2.

Boys’ lacrosse suffers heartbreaking defeat to Carlmont on senior night

Brinda Iyer, Copy Editor
May 9, 2024

Despite valiant efforts, boys’ lacrosse (3-7 Peninsula Bay League) lost 16-9 to Carlmont High School on their senior night, marking the end of the Panthers’ season. The Scots started strong,...

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(Left to right:) Senior Clara Zhong, junior Ashley Zeng, head coach Sal Banquiles, sophomore Brandon Mark, freshman Brandon Lin and senior Captain Jayden Ma pose for a photo after qualifying for CCS and placing in the top four at PALs.

Badminton achieves season goal, qualifying for CCS

Audrey Wei, Staff Reporter
May 8, 2024

At the beginning of the season, co-ed badminton coach Sal Banquiles made his goal clear: “To make it to the top four and go to [Central Coast Section Championships] (CCS).” With two doubles teams...

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Senior Lily Grenier hit two hits in their match against Sequoia on Apr. 30.

Softball brings home victory on senior night

Brendan Gilmore, Staff Reporter
May 8, 2024

Girls’ varsity softball (10-9 overall, 5-6 Peninsula Athletic League Bay) beat Sequoia High School in a 10-0 victory on Tuesday, April 30, channeling the energy and excitement of senior night into a...

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Seniors Jake Ramirez and Zachery Zloblinsky keep up their speed against tough competition in the boys’ 800-meter race.

Despite difficult conditions, athletes excel at PAL Finals

Kaylee Hwang, Staff Reporter
May 6, 2024

On Saturday, May 4, Burlingame’s track and field squad sent five relay teams and 15 individuals to Menlo-Atherton High School for the Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) finals. The athletes competed to...

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Senior captain Gigi Bottarini embraces her family after the game.

Girls lacrosse gets redemption against Woodside in final league game

Josie Wettan, Staff Reporter
May 2, 2024

If there’s one word to describe varsity girls’ lacrosse (5-5 Skyline Division) season, it is redemption. The Panthers started league play slow, struggling to find their footing, going 1-4 over the...

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Chiang’s opponents couldn’t adjust to his more unconventional, badminton-inspired playstyle.

Chiang takes third in PAL debut, barely misses CCS

Evelyn Du, Staff Reporter
May 1, 2024

What’s the number one rule of thumb in tennis? “Take your time,” “Be consistent,” or “Believe in yourself” may come to mind, and are certainly key to the success of any great tennis player,...

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From left to right, freshman Alexa Chang, senior Sofia Kim, junior Karena Huang and freshman Katelin Huang pose for a picture after earning medals in their races.

Swim ends PAL season on a positive note at finals

Joelle Huysmans, Diversity Coordinator
May 1, 2024

Varsity swim culminated its season on Saturday, April 29, when the Panthers competed in the Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) finals at Menlo Atherton High School. Leading up to the championships, girls’...

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Located at Leo J. Ryan Park, the CYC’s dragon boat team poses for a team picture after the NorCal CA Dragon Boat championships in the fall of 2023.

Twin sisters reconnect culturally through dragon boat

Iny Li, Staff Reporter
April 26, 2024

It was any other day of dragon boat practice for sophomore twins Libbey and Lindsey Kwok, trudging towards the boat after grueling hours of conditioning. As newcomers to the San Francisco Community Youth...

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A look into girls’ lacrosse

Natalie Gyde, Social Coordinator
April 25, 2024

On April 23, the Burlingame’s girls’ lacrosse team hosted a practice, where they prepared for an upcoming game. The team has face several obstacles throughout the season but have recently gone on a...

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Junior Dionisios Vorrises deals to the plate in the sixth inning of varsity baseball’s matchup against Menlo-Atherton on April 17.

Baseball continues dominant stretch with victory against Menlo Atherton for share of league lead

Zachary Newman, Sports Editor
April 23, 2024

“Stack up wins.” “Take one game at a time.” “Improve a little each day.” Ask a team about their goals, and chances are they’ll mention one of these common adages. But the more you hear...

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