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John Fitzgerald winds back to swing his club, taking his first shot of the hole during the team’s second match of the season against Hillsdale High School on Feb. 28. Burlingame went on to win the match, boosting the team to 2-0.

Boys’ golf swings into new season

Isaac Bostonmaer, Sports Editor March 9, 2022

Burlingame’s boys’ golf jumped into the season with their first match against San Mateo High School at Green Hills Golf Course on Thursday, Feb. 24. Burlingame emerged victorious over the Bearcats...

Junior Jared Berkovits smiles in between a rally with assistant coach Doug Stone during the boys’ tennis practice on March 2.

Boys’ tennis clinches first win against Hillsdale

Michelle Moshkovoy, Head Photographer March 9, 2022

Any high school tennis coach likes the sound of leading 3-0 in a best of seven matchup. That’s exactly where Burlingame head coach Bill Smith found himself in the boys' varsity tennis (1-1) matchup...

Track and field athletes practice daily after school to prepare for competition, with the first meet coming up on March 9.

Track and field: off to the races

Sophia Bella, Staff Reporter March 9, 2022

After a difficult year of navigating through the hurdles of the pandemic, Burlingame track and field is off to a fresh start. The team is training for their opening meet, set to take place on March 9 at...

The softball team scrimmages against Capuchino on Feb. 18, with the purpose of assessing the players’ strengths and weaknesses.

Softball season begins

Kristie Kim, Senior Reporter March 9, 2022

Burlingame’s softball team kicked off the season with enthusiasm in early February. As of March 1, the team has played two non-league games, winning first against Mercy High School (7-5) and second against...

Seniors Sean Richardson (#5) and Jacob Yamagishi (#12) run a play during Burlingame’s 54-62 loss on Wednesday, Jan. 12 to Aragon High School in their season’s first league game.

Sports guidelines change in response to Omicron surge

Isaac Bostonmaer, Sports Editor January 19, 2022

On Tuesday, Jan. 4, the San Mateo Union High School District (SMUHSD) Superintendent Kevin Skelly announced that indoor sports were postponed until the following week of Jan. 10 due to the recent surge...

In front of a packed student section, senior forward Carson Robenalt puts up a jumper in the team’s game against Los Altos High School.

Boys’ basketball finishes second in Burlingame Lions Club Tournament

Mattingly Germack, Copy Editor December 13, 2021

The boys’ varsity basketball team finished in second place in the 44th annual Burlingame Lions Club Tournament. They did not come away with the ending that they wanted, dropping the championship game...

Burlingame runners Evan Kim and Lucas Keeley, both from the boys’ varsity team, competed at CCS against 13 other schools.

Cross country wraps up season at CCS

Wali Chaudry, Staff Reporter November 23, 2021

On Saturday, Nov. 13, Burlingame’s cross country team competed in the Central Coast Section (CCS) championships at the local Crystal Springs Cross Country Course.  The entire girls’ team qualified...

Head Coach Nick Monroe gives his team a pep talk in their 25-9, 25-8 and 25-23 victory against Archie Williams High School in the second round of NorCal playoffs on Nov. 11.

Capping off a winning season: Girls’ volleyball wins CCS

Michelle Moshkovoy, Head Photographer November 22, 2021

“Ooh ah, you wish you were a Panther! Ooh ah, you wish you were a Panther!,” the Burlingame girls’ volleyball varsity team roared in unison before hitting the court, where they won 26 of their 33...

The varsity football team poses with the Little Big Game trophy, the Paw, after beating San Mateo High School in the Little Big Game

Burlingame beats San Mateo in Little Big Game

Isaac Bostonmaer, Sports Editor November 14, 2021

Burlingame beat San Mateo High School 37-7 in their last regular season game, the Little Big Game, on Saturday, Nov. 6.  Burlingame and San Mateo High School have maintained a tradition of playing...

Sophomore Mila Mulready, Burlingame’s No. 1 singles player, returns the ball on her way to a 6-0, 6-1 victory in the first match of the season.

Camaraderie leads girls’ tennis to first win of the season over Lick Wilmerding

Elise Spenner, Copy Editor September 8, 2021

Burlingame’s girls’ tennis team swiftly conquered the junior varsity and varsity teams from Lick Wilmerding High School on Aug. 31, winning all 14 singles and doubles matches.  The match signaled...

Sophomore Lily Grenier and juniors Malia Schmidt and Spencer Dobos play doubles against each other at practice on Thursday, Aug. 26.

Girls’ tennis team undergoes cuts for the first time

Isaac Bostonmaer, Sports Editor August 31, 2021

For the first time in Burlingame girls' tennis history, coaches made cuts to the roster, only taking 30 of the students who tried out. “We officially had 78 players on the roster, but we had interest...

Junior Will Mendell putting at his match in Half Moon Bay on Tuesday, May 4.

Boys golf team off to a successful start

Lizzy Wan, Senior Reporter May 10, 2021

Burlingame boys golf has had an incredibly successful season despite facing obstacles brought on by the pandemic. On Thursday, April 29 Burlingame played against Sequoia at Green Hills Country Club and...

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