Boys Wrestling Team Prepping for City Championships

By David Glanzman The boys wrestling city championships are around the corner and with the season coming to a close, Murrowites have high hopes for this tournament This weekend the Edward R. Murrow Boys Wrestling Team will be playing in the PSAL Individual City Championships at Pratt for a shot to make it into the…

The End of A Magical Season for the Girls Volleyball Team

By: Miguel Trejo It was a battle of the undefeateds – and it was the Murrow girls’ volleyball team that came out on the wrong side. After Murrow’s girls volleyball team defeated A.P Randolph in Round 3 of the Volleyball 2019 B division playoffs, the visiting girls’ squad lost in the quarter-finals to Bronx School…

Another Magical Night for Girls Volleyball

By: Alex Zimet   The Murrow Magic had a gut wrenching victory, narrowly defeating Martin Luther King Jr. High School 2 sets to 1, on November 7th.   After losing the 1st set, and being down in the end of the 2nd set, the team all decided that their hot streak wasn’t gonna end there….

Murrow Advances to Round 2 of the Playoffs

By: Alex Zimet   Following an undefeated 12-0 regular season, the girls volleyball team crushed Bronx Leadership Academy 2 sets to 0 on Monday, November 5th.   The Magic were expecting a victory, said 17 year old Senior, Ayomide Adeoye, who joined the team last month.   “Today’s win was an easy win, but we…

Locked and Stowed Away!

By: Kenya Kissoon   Junior Emma Mellone finds herself in a pickle. For the past three years the Murrow student has been participating in the Pickleball club and was looking forward to it again this year. However, with the retirement of adviser and physical education teacher Ms. Theresa Crivelli, Mellone said that no one has…

Tough Season for Girls Varsity as They Move Up in Division

By: Leti Acosta Romero After a few years of dominating the PSAL B Division, the Murrow girl’s soccer team, had a chance this season to move up in competition. And the results were mixed. This year’s jump had the Magic playing against more skilled teams such as Millennium H.S. and neighborhood rivals Midwood and Madison. But…

Students Learn Self Defense Techniques in Popular Martial Arts Class

y: Hadisha Bajwa For student Shlomo Cohen, taking the school’s martial arts class was more than just taking any other class. “I picked martial arts because I’d like to defend myself from any potential attackers,” he said. “I’d like to learn about how to quickly escape a situation if possible, and if I can’t I’d…

Boys Table Tennis Starts the Season Off Right

By: Kimberly Rice Table tennis has only been played at Murrow for two seasons, 2016-2017 and now 2017-2018. Last season ended with the Murrow Boys’ team winning ten games and losing four. So far this season, which ends in March after the playoffs, the team has won 11 games and lost one. “They’re just great…

City Champs!

Chest team takes 21st city title By: Kennedy Tavares For chess team coach Mr. Elliot Weiss, winning the New York City High School Chess Championship on February 5th at the Brooklyn Marriott is just a preview to come. “I’m pretty confident that the Murrow Chess Team will win our next competition,” said Mr. Weiss, whose…

Varsity Makes it to Playoffs, Loses in Quarterfinals

By: Kimberly Rice All good things must come to an end. And for the Murrow Magic girls’ varsity soccer team, that was their season. After an undefeated regular season where they finished 10-0, the Magic lost in the PSAL Brooklyn B 2 quarterfinal round to a powerful Martin Luther King H.S. squad 7-1 on Nov….

Ms. Mack Has a Knack for Volleyball: New head coach has a lot of success

By: Kimberly Rice   The second week of September brought a new school year, the third week brought girls’ varsity volleyball tryouts and the fourth week brought the new team’s first game. Thus, Coach Lindsey Mack was thrown head first into the new school year. “Murrow has a welcoming community,” said Ms. Mack, a 35-year-old…

Seniors Win Annual Senior-Faculty Basketball Game

By: Zachary Hockenberry and Javian Rhule   If at first you don’t succeed, you should try, try again. That’s what the seniors did. It took three overtimes for the seniors to finally put away a much older teacher team in the annual Student-Faculty basketball game on March 3. The final score was 72-69. Coming into…