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Varsity Squash battles the other hill schools early in the season

Jude Herwitz and Steve Borodkin

December 9, 2017


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Coming off two big wins against Fieldston and Riverdale, the Varsity Squash team heads confidently into its match today against Dalton, co-Captain Siddharth Tripathi (12) said. The team hopes its success over Fieldston and Riverdale translates well into against Dalton, with whom it has had a roughly...

Girls’ Varsity Basketball loses to Maria Regina despite valiant effort

Becca Siegel and Isabella Zhang

December 9, 2017


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After winning three out of its four games, including a win in the Peg Duggan Tournament, the Girls’ Varsity Basketball team is on track for a successful run in the Ivy League this season. The Lions have played one scrimmage and four games so far, winning 55-14 against Berkeley Carroll and 62-25 against...

Boys’ Varsity Basketball falls to Regis in a high-scoring match

Leonora Gogos and Natasha Stange

December 9, 2017


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The Boys’ Varsity Basketball team defeated York Prep, 74-44, to advance to the championship game of the Peg Duggan tournament. Although they were disappointed by their 74-87 loss to Regis in the championship game, the Lions plan to learn from the experience. The tournament included non- Ivy League...

A “fresh” experience on varsity athletics

Ben Wang and Jack Crovitz

December 3, 2017


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Many of the freshmen who earned their positions on varsity teams this fall season found that they eventually became comfortable on the team, despite insecurity at the beginning of the season, and made friendships that will help them throughout their high school careers. While freshmen have no prior...

Members of Girls Varsity Volleyball support Chichi Ikwuazom ‘16

Members of Girls Varsity Volleyball support Chichi Ikwuazom ‘16

Noah Phillips

November 18, 2017


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Last Friday, roughly 65 members of the school community attended Columbia University’s volleyball match against Brown, where they met alumna Chibuzo “ChiChi” Ikwuazom ’16. Members of all levels of the volleyball program, ranging from the seventh-grade team to the Varsity team, were at the mat...

Making the transition from fall to winter sports

Eliza Poster

November 18, 2017


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Afternoons in the Prettyman Gymnasium are becoming more crowded as student athletes dodge increasingly cold temperatures on the Alumni Field for winter sports practices and tryouts. Tryouts for fall athletics began at the end of August, and students were well rested and eager to start the new season,...

Avenging last year’s loss to Dalton with a 7-0 win

Avenging last year’s loss to Dalton with a 7-0 win

Connor Morris

November 10, 2017


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On Saturday, Varsity Football capped an in-league undefeated season with a 7-0 win over Dalton in the championship. After an intense final game, tears flowed as the seniors rang the bell on Alumni Field for the last time. The Lions had beaten Dalton the weekend before, but this week, Dalton came back wi...

Girls Varsity Field Hockey sticks it to Fieldston in NYSAIS quarterfinals

Simon Yang

November 10, 2017


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The Varsity Field Hockey team qualified for the NYSAIS state tournament. The Lions defeated Fieldston 4-3 in the quarterfinal round, but went on to lose 4-1 to Rye Country Day. “The game against Fieldston was very memorable for me,” co-Captain Anya Swift (12) said. “We had a tied record with the...

Girls Varsity Soccer reaches NYSAIS semi-finals for second year in a row

Girls Varsity Soccer reaches NYSAIS semi-finals for second year in a row

Abigail Salzhauer

November 10, 2017


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This past Friday, the Girls Varsity Soccer team played in the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) semi-finals. This is the fourth year in a row that they have made the playoffs, and after three consecutive years of winning the Ivy League, the team lost 0-1 to Riverdale. The team had an 11-3...

Turning students into heroes: Required CPR and First Aid course

Turning students into heroes: Required CPR and First Aid course

Betsey Bennett, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


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About five years ago, a girl had a seizure during a trip with friends to Paradise Island, Upper Division Physical Education Department Chair Ray Barile. Several students who had completed the school’s cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid course were able to use the skills that they had...

Spotlight on Junior Varsity sports: Girls Volleyball

Mark Fernandez, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2017


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The Girls JV Volleyball team is in the middle of a winning streak. Lead by head coach Michelle Amilicia and assistant coach Neven Skoblar, the team is currently 6-2, with its most recent win being against Poly Prep 2-1. Amilicia has seen that the team is very dedicated. When Amilicia arrives to pract...

Spotlight on Junior Varsity sports: Boys Soccer

Nelson Gaillard, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2017


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Having tied their most recent game this past Wednesday, the Boys JV Soccer team hopes to push forward and win more games. With a record of 3-3-3, the team is well on its way to a positive outcome at the end of the season, Noah Fawer (10) said. Losing two out of the team’s first three games of the seaso...

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