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Girls Soccer — End of Year Recap

Girls Soccer — End of Year Recap

Emily Shi, Contributing Writer

June 6, 2018


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This year, the Girls’ Varsity Soccer team won the Ivy League Championship for the third year in a row and finished with a winning record of 11 wins and three losses.  After losing six seniors last year, the Lions were able to “bounce back” and succeed again, Kiara Royer (10) said.  The tea...

Volleyball — End of Year Recap

Volleyball — End of Year Recap

Laura Bae, Contributing Writer

June 5, 2018


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With a record of 4-11, Girls’ Volleyball had an incredibly constructive season this year, where players learned more and more every game and had a good time, Anna Yarosh (12) said.  The highlight game of the season for most of the players was the Homecoming game, where “everyone got to play and th...

Recruited athletes honored at ceremony

Lynne Sipprelle, Staff Writer

June 5, 2018


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Last Monday in Fisher Rotunda, recruited athletes and their families and friends attended the school’s first ever celebratory signing ceremony for recruited athletes.  The student athletes opened bags of apparel from their respective colleges, signed their recruitment letters, took photos, and enjo...

Athletic attendance policy: a disservice to the school’s athletics

Honor McCarthy and Nikki Sheybani

June 5, 2018


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For us, the pool and the field have always been a playground and a home. Playing sports has indubitably been one of our most rewarding experiences at Horace Mann.  The only thing greater than the number of hours we’ve spent at practice is our love and gratitude for our coaches. Their unwaverin...

One year in: the athletic attendance policy

One year in: the athletic attendance policy

Lynne Sipprelle, Staff Writer

June 5, 2018


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After one year, the athletic attendance policy remains a controversial topic among students and a source of debate for members of the Athletic Department.  “The policy was originally created to address what we thought was a significant number of absences that we were seeing at the practice and co...

Student-athletes compete at highest level

William Han and Suraj Khakee, Staff & Contributing Writers

January 18, 2018


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Outside the classroom, some of the school’s student athletes are particularly dedicated to their sports and have taken their immense passion, talent, and hardwork to compete at the highest level. For these student athletes, competing in national and international tournaments requires not only a knack...

Varsity Squash battles the other hill schools early in the season

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

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

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

Samuel Keimweiss and Jack Crovitz

December 1, 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,...

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