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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 match. Columbia...

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,...

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

Champions again: 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...

Water Polo

Water Polo

Robbie Werdiger, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


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     The Varsity Water Polo team looks to win the Ivy League title for the tenth straight year. However, in a conference of only two other Ivy League teams, this is a relatively minor accomplishment for the players. This year the team hopes to achieve more success against teams in other conferences...

Boys Cross Country

Julia Robbins, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


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The Boys Cross Country team has several new additions to its lineup this year, including four new freshmen, two new sophomores, and a new assistant coach, all of whom are working to make the Lions one of the top five teams at the IVY Prep Tournament, Eddie Jin (10) said. The Lions have struggled at ...

Girls Volleyball

Girls Volleyball

Eddie Jin, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


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Despite significant changes in the structure of the team, the Girl’s Varsity Volleyball Team has begun the season with a 2-4 record. One of the biggest changes to the team is the significant number of seniors that the team lost this year, Maggie Brill (12) said. However,   the Lions recently broke...

Girls Cross Country

Connor Morris, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


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This season a young Girls Cross Country team has grown under a few veteran leaders. The Lions had many new recruits this year, but a few star upperclassmen, namely co-Captains Aurora Grutman (12) and Freya Lindvall (12), continue to be the top runners and lead the team by example, Coach Drew Samuels...

Boys Varsity Soccer gets the ball rolling with early victories

Boys Varsity Soccer gets the ball rolling with early victories

Surya Gowda, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


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The Boys Varsity Soccer team was undefeated in in-league games, with a record of 3-0-1, leading into its much-awaited games against Riverdale this week. As of Sept. 22, the Lions were tied with Riverdale at the top of league standings. The team has worked very hard to get where they are with the help o...

Gibby Thomas (11): she’s what’s next

Gibby Thomas (11): she’s what’s next

Noah Phillips, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


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This year, at the U.S. Open in Arthur Ashe Stadium, an advertisement for television audiences featuring the school’s own Gibby Thomas (11) was played. Thomas was featured hitting paint-covered tennis balls against a wall to form a mural headlining the words “I Am What’s Next.” The ad was by Net Gen...

Get you a coach that can do both

Get you a coach that can do both

Megha Nelivigi, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


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Though it may not always be known, many of the school’s coaches have roles in the community apart from their coaching positions in the Athletics Department. Physical Education Teacher Rawlins Troop, for instance, also bears the title of Associate Athletic Director, and of Admissions Associate. T...

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