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Sophomore Maya Bussinger plays pick-up soccer with friends. Photo by Daniel Bussinger

Bruins find athletic outlet through off-campus sports

Sierra Dixon December 1, 2020

Sports-starved Bruins, faced with delayed seasons and COVID-19 disruptions, are getting their athletic fix in a variety of ways outside of campus. Sophomore Maya Bussinger participates at an indoor soccer...

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on September 18 at the age of 87. Photo by Wake Forest University Law School

RBG leaves lasting legacy among Bruins

Sierra Dixon October 15, 2020

With the death of Supreme Court Justice and influential figure Ruth Bader Ginsburg on September 18, some Bruins remarked on her efforts to achieve gender equality.  Bader Ginsburg served her country...

Sophomore Dayanara Moreno Zamora and Senior Bailey Tramel finish their 2019-20 soccer season. Photo by Sara Tate

Girls soccer grows through difficult season

Sierra Dixon February 24, 2020

The Varsity Girls’ Soccer Team concluded their season on February 12, cementing their losing streak for yet another year.  Long-time Soccer Coach Joe Giovacchini shared why he believed the team fell...

Sophomore Alexa Tran performs during the student choreographed Dance Visions show.  Photo by Zach Fink

Bruin dancers jump into upcoming shows

Sierra Dixon February 7, 2020

With the end of the last student choreographed dance show, Dance Visions, who graced the stage from January 23 to 25, Bear River's dance program is preparing to leap into the upcoming performances. Sophomore...

Junior Grant Murchison does a high kick with the ball during practice.  Photo by Jeremy Rodrigues

Boys Soccer season kickin’ off

Sierra Dixon December 18, 2019

The Bruin Boys Soccer team is preparing to outrun their competitors in this upcoming season.  Conditioning and practices began in early November for winter athletes, and members are still hobbling around...

Sophomores Maddie Albee and Molly Fowler are set up for a successful volleyball season.  Photo by Maddie Meilinger.

JV Volleyball serves up a good year

Sierra Dixon October 15, 2019

The Girls JV Volleyball team has been spiking their competition in the 2019 season.  Sophomore Liah Fuller explained how she feels the season has been going so far. “Our season is going pretty well...

Bruins wait outside the Multi-Purpose Room for the Jungle Dance to begin.  Photo by Zach Fink.

Annual tradition has wildly fun soundtrack

Sierra Dixon August 26, 2019

Bruins lit up the night at the annual Bear River Jungle Dance on Friday the 16th.  This is the first school event of the year, and has a reputation for being the most well-attended dance. It is anticipated...

Senior Madison Templeton works in Leadership, the group of people who brainstormed and planned the upcoming Sadie Hawkins dance.  Photo by Bella Ferrari.

‘Wizard of Oz’ themed Sadie Hawkins twists expectations

Sierra Dixon March 22, 2019

Taking place on Friday, March 22 at Bear River High School and lasting from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m., this years’ Sadie’s Dance is just around the corner. The Sadie Hawkins dance is named and designed...

During the last game of the season, the undefeated Junior Varsity Boys Soccer Team had the opportunity to play on the Varsity Team, pictured here.  Photo by Zach Fink.

JV boys’ soccer team go undefeated in PVL

Sierra Dixon March 6, 2019

The JV boys’ soccer team went undefeated in the Pioneer Valley League (PVL) this past season, an accomplishment that has never been done before in the history of Bear River soccer. Sophomore Cade Torgerson,...

Signs of Bruin Core Values are shown throughout the school.  Photo by Zach Fink

Do Bruins pay attention to their ‘core values?’

Sierra Dixon February 13, 2019

When entering Bear River, students are informed of the five Core Values which shape a Bruin;  integrity, grit, empathy, intellectual and creative curiosity, and last but not least, community. According...

Sophomore Jace Rath on the Varsity Basketball team waits for a free throw. Photo by Kalei Owen

Bruin sports deserve equal recognition

Sierra Dixon February 1, 2019

Here at Bear River, just about everyone can say that they’ve been in the stands, cheering for our football team, or maybe they can say that they’ve sat in the bleachers, supporting our basketball teams....

Physical Education Teacher Jeffrey Bickmores 3rd period class faces off in dodgeball against Activity Director Scott Savoies weights class.  Photo by Kalei Owen

David vs. Goliath: Dodgeball pits freshmen against upperclassmen

Sierra Dixon January 14, 2019

Every Friday, the freshman P.E. classes are forced into a match of dodgeball against the Weights class. Some wonder how long it will take for something to happen that will force the school to put an end...

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