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Two Birdies with One Stone

Two Birdies with One Stone

Vishu Prathikanti, Editor-in-Chief March 26, 2019

The Panthers started their season strong, with a record of 4-1 in their Bay League after playing Aragon, Mills, Carlmont, Hillsdale and South San Francisco. Although the team lost multiple seniors to graduation,...

 Senior Emilio Flores throws a pitch during a 5-0 win over Mills.

Baseball Starts Season with a Hit

Mark Habelt, Staff Reporter March 25, 2019

A red-hot Burlingame team has showcased a talented lineup early on this season, bringing attention to an offense that struggled to produce many runs last year. Heading into Friday’s game at King’s...

The junior varsity softball team has its first home game

Field Puddles, no Players for Team Huddles

Allison Szetu, Design Editor March 25, 2019

The softball team finally competed in its first game on March 12. The rainy weather has put a damper on the outdoor sport and forced the junior varsity and varsity teams to practice indoors for nearly...

Senior Attacker Izzy Bechwati warms up before gameday

Girl’s Lacrosse Cranks out Wins in New Season

Ethan Gardner, Sports Editor March 25, 2019

The girls lacrosse season began in late February, and they are off to a strong start. They crushed Hillsdale in their opening game 15-0 and beat Mercy 13-2 several days later. The team looks to beat strong...

Junior middy Kyle Botelho takes up a defensive stance against Los Gatos.

Boys lacrosse build off a strong season start

Ben Neuman, Webmaster March 25, 2019

After a mediocre opening to the season (3-3, 1-2 at the Peninsula Athletic League championships), the lacrosse team is preparing for a stretch of tough league matchups. Propelled by a strong back three...

The swim team ignites their team spirit as they prepare for their swim meet against Menlo-Atherton.

Swim splashes into their 2019 season

March 25, 2019

Swim began its season in February, with practices taking place almost every day of the week. Each day, the team holds two-hour practices and on Mondays and Wednesdays, they additionally have an extended...

Burlingame represents in wrestling CCS

Burlingame represents in wrestling CCS

Tyler Idema, Senior Reporter March 6, 2019

After an impressive showing at Central Coast Section (CCS), team captain Kyle Botelho, a junior, advanced to the state tournament on Friday, Feb. 22. Many other Burlingame wrestlers competed in the tournament,...

Girls Varsity lacrosse crushes cross-town rival 13-2 in home opener

Mark Habelt, Staff Reporter March 6, 2019

The BHS girls lacrosse team displayed a solid showing on Monday night in its home opener against Mercy (Burlingame), riding a wave of early scoring in both halves to destroy the Crusaders 13-2. The Panthers...

Freshman guard Jacob Yamigishi steps back to avoid the Carlmont defender.

Boys’ basketball reaches the end of the season

Ethan Gardner, Sports Editor February 20, 2019

The boys basketball team capped off a 10-5 season with a win at San Mateo on Friday. Coach Jeff Dowd embarked on his first season back as the Panthers varsity head coach. The team  finished their season...

Current Junior Taylor Clark takes a cut during a 2018 game.

Baseball enters the spring with high expectations

Mark Habelt, Staff Reporter February 20, 2019

Armed with a dynamic pitching staff and a talented starting lineup, the Panther baseball team will likely improve upon last year’s record (14-12 overall, 7-7 PAL) and make a run at a league title. The...

BHS Lacrosse players run laps around the field during tryouts. (Photo by Ethan Kaufman)

Young Lacrosse core looks to capitalize on talent

Ben Neuman, Webmaster February 20, 2019

As the spring sports season rolls around, the Burlingame lacrosse team is poised to have a great season under head coach Neal Kaufman. With a core of juniors supplemented by a few strong seniors, the Panthers...

Senior defender Aidan Burke (11) and junior defender Slater Bolstad collide as junior defender Liam Griffin (2) looks on

Soccer prepares for postseason run

Mark Habelt, Staff Reporter February 20, 2019

A year after reaching the Central Coast Section (CCS) postseason final against Saint Ignatius at Buck Shaw Stadium in Santa Clara, the Panther soccer team looks poised to make another deep postseason run....

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