The Bear Facts

Athletic trainers fix the broken pieces

Ian Bivona and Andrew Clinton

November 18, 2013

Treating injuries from 19 sports and 43 different teams, Lake Braddock’s athletic trainers have a lot on their plates when it comes to rehabilitation and prevention of injuries. Meredith Sheeron, one of LB’s athletic trainers, has been working here for 13 years. The most common injuries that she...

Multi-sport coaches search for balance

Field Hockey coach Katelyn Touhey gives instructions to the JV team in a game on September 30. Touhey also coaches girls JV basketball.

Katie Karlinchak, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013

LB supports more than 20 different team sports, ranging from basketball to the dance team and from the crew team to the rifle team.  Out of 86 coaches, only 11 coach more than one sport. Among those 11 coaches is Brett Garner, who coaches golf and baseball; Katelyn Touhey, who coaches basketball...

Football pursues perfect season

The Bruins charge onto the field for the season opener against the Robinson Rams, which they won 38-22.

Andrew Clinton, Staff Writer

October 14, 2013

Westfield has the ball on the Bruin’s 30 yard line. The score is 28-24, and it’s third down Westfield has to score a touchdown to win the game. The quarterback drops back in the pocket; he is looking for a receiver. He throws the ball down middle and it’s intercepted by the senior Tim Colter. The...

Turf Field: Safe For Play?

The football team makes its way on to the turf field for the first time. The game against Westfield on Sept. 20 opened the football season on the home turf.

Tu Lam, Staff Writer

October 14, 2013

On a hot and humid August day, an army of footsteps could be heard walking up to christen Lake Braddock’s new turf game field. Two fields totaling $1.5 million were installed over the summer. As the players gazed upon the brand new field, a general feeling of excitement was felt through the team, as...

Golf team finds sweet swing

Katie Karlinchak, Staff Writer

October 14, 2013

Green fields with calm breezes and rolling hills are full of LBSS’s varsity golf team putting, driving and practicing on the driving range and playing in tournaments. The golf team is made up of two parts: the varsity co-ed golf team, with head coach Brett Garner, and the girl’s golf team, with head...

Veteran field hockey team struggles to find footing

Senior Monica Supko clears the ball up the field during another winning game this season against Annandale on Sept. 23.

Nick Porter, Staff Writer

October 14, 2013

One of the most senior-dominated teams and a sports staple for years, the varsity field hockey team is off to a shaky start to the 2013 season. Under new management, the team has struggled through the first part of the season with a record of 3-7. Despite the slump, senior Sunny Johnson affirms the...

For cross country, another title is miles-away

The girls varsity team poses with their first place trophy after the Monroe Parker Invitational on September 7.

Sandi Daamash, Staff Writer

October 14, 2013

The adrenaline is rushing, the crowd is cheering as LBSS’s Cross Country runners use their last bit of energy to cross the finish line. Five days of practice a week at two hours a day; the runners certainly aren’t going to back down from the competition in moments like these. AP biology teacher and...