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The Burlingame B

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The Burlingame B

Sophomore winger Kylan Dean receives pass from senior winger Calvin Wagner late in the second half.

Boys’ soccer rallies to high-scoring draw against Hillsdale

Theo Au-Yeung, Staff Reporter
January 27, 2023

Thrilling endings are becoming quite the trend for boys’ varsity soccer.  Following a dramatic last-minute win over Woodside High School on Friday, Jan. 20, Burlingame entertained yet again on Jan....

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Junior right forward Kaylee Ng consistently made runs down the line in search of crosses and scoring opportunities during girls’ varsity soccer’s league matchup against Hillsdale High School on Tuesday, Jan. 24.

Girls’ varsity soccer fights to the final whistle in draw against Hillsdale

Michelle Moshkovoy, Sports Editor
January 26, 2023

For better or worse, “soccer is a fluky game,” has become one of varsity girls’ soccer head coach Philip De Rosa’s most-used mantras.  Coming off two straight wins after a tough 0-3 opening...

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Senior guard Zaden Martin defends the perimeter in boys’ varsity basketball’s league game at home on Friday, Jan. 13.

Boys’ varsity basketball blocks out noise, improves to 2-0 in league

Danny Conway, Staff Reporter
January 16, 2023

In a satisfying end to the first “quad” night — where all four of Burlingame’s varsity and junior varsity basketball teams play at home — in three years, boys’ varsity basketball (11-2 overall)...

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Junior River Lee is victorious against his opponent from Capuchino High School on Thursday,  Jan. 12.

Panthers overwhelm Mustangs in home wrestling meet

Zach Shapiro, Staff Reporter
January 15, 2023

On Thursday, Jan. 12 boys’ and girls’ wrestling took on Capuchino High School in a home dual meet. It was a showcase of Panther dominance with Burlingame claiming 64 points to Capuchino’s 18. Standout...

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Sophomore Jillian Kiniris drives to the basket for a layup in the fourth quarter of Burlingame’s season league opener against Aragon. Kiniris would be fouled and make both free throws as part of her 5 points, 2 rebounds and 3 block effort.

Girls’ varsity basketball continues to find rhythm in league opening loss to Aragon

Zachary Newman, Staff Reporter
January 13, 2023

Girls’ varsity basketball (2-10), struggled to find the bottom of the hoop in their league opener against Aragon High School (7-7) on Wednesday, Jan. 11. The Dons hung on to win 43-31, extending Burlingame’s...

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Senior Striker Sean O’Grady looks for passing options after receiving a pass in boys’ soccer’s league opener on Jan. 11.

Intense thriller ends in draw for boys’ varsity soccer league opener

Theo Au-Yeung, Staff Reporter
January 13, 2023

Boys' varsity soccer battled through heavy rain in its first PAL Bay Division matchup on Tuesday, Jan. 12, which ended in a 1-1 draw against Aragon High School. The game started off highly contested,...

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The cheer team uplifts the student section by performing engaging stunts and chants.

The evolution of cheer: gender distribution and stereotypes

Jeannine Chiang, Staff Reporter
January 11, 2023

Picture the cheerleaders from any classic movie, television show, or young adult book: Probably, it’s a group of girls in short school dresses waving pom-poms on the football field. Likely, the cheerleaders...

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Many point to the brutality of cutting weight as a reason for students turning away from wrestling.

Weighing in

Zach Shapiro, Staff Reporter
December 23, 2022

In wrestling, depletion is a given: the sport forces athletes into taxing competition after weeks of dieting to meet a specific weight class. To succeed, wrestlers must push themselves to the limits of...

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Senior Kai Louie-Badua prepares for the high bar event at the 2022 Level 10 National Championships.

Male gymnasts face limited college options

Alex Kelly, Business Manager
December 18, 2022

In the U.S., there are only 15 NCAA men's collegiate gymnastics programs. For women’s gymnastics, there are 81 — five times as many. In 1969, there were over 200 men’s programs, but that number...

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Senior and co-captain Joy Yeo handles the ball before passing it to a teammate. With nine new varsity players this season, the team will rely on veteran leadership.

Inexperienced girls’ basketball roster fights inconsistency in tournament loss

Zachary Newman, Staff Reporter
December 14, 2022

Girls’ varsity basketball struggled against a skilled Woodside Priory squad at the Jim Sodden Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 10. With both schools having the same mascots, the battle of the Panthers was...

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Senior right back Lleyton Yang fights for possession in boys’ varsity soccer’s game on Nov. 30.

Slow start turns into a dominant performance for boys’ varsity soccer

Theo Au-Yeung, Staff Reporter
December 3, 2022

In their Nov. 30 season opener, boys’ varsity soccer pushed through a rough start, finding their footing to win 2-0 over South San Francisco (South City) High School.  With three games already under...

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Freshman right back Ren Tsunehara helped lead a lock-down defense and consistently pushed the ball up in girls’ varsity soccer’s game on Nov. 29.

Déjà vu as girls’ varsity soccer triumphs against Mills

Michelle Moshkovoy, Sports Editor
December 1, 2022

Last year, girls’ varsity soccer came out firing 11-0 against Mills High School in its season opener. This year was no different, as the Panthers cruised to an identical blowout victory over the Vikings...

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