The Record

Time to roar: Lions ready for the hunt – Girls Soccer

Robbie Werdiger, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018

The Girls Varsity Soccer team has started off the season 0-1 after losing their opening game to a solid Riverdale team, but the girls look to rebound Saturday against Fieldston with the help of the Homecoming crowd. At 1 p.m. tomorrow on Four Acres, the new faces of the girls team will showcase thei...

Time to roar: Lions ready for the hunt – Boys Soccer

Robbie Werdiger, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018

The Boys Varsity Soccer team looks to triumph tomorrow over their neighboring rival in a highly anticipated homecoming match against Fieldston on Alumni Field. The team is currently 1-1 after beating Loyola and losing to Riverdale, and the players have stressed the importance of improving their record to 2...

Summer Sports: Lyndon Gay

Summer Sports: Lyndon Gay

Victor Dimitrov, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

This summer, Lyndon Gay competed against the country’s top football players at Stanford University, The University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University, and IMG Academy. “In addition to getting a close look at my target schools and gaining exposure in the process, I wanted to see where I stacked up ...

Summer Sports: Hannah Lipskar

Spencer Kahn, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

This summer Hannah Lipskar (10) participated in the Maccabi Youth Games in Israel as the goalkeeper for the East Coast United States Youth Women’s soccer team, helping them earn a silver medal. Lipskar was chosen for the team after she sent in a taped recording of her playing soccer. “A friend had...

Summer Sports: Hunter Kim

Jackson Feigin, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

In August, Hunter Kim (10) swam at the 2018 Speedo Junior National Championships in Irvine, California, along with seven members of the Badgers Swim Club, the team he swims for outside of school. Kim swam in four events at the Junior National Championships: the 100 and 200 meter breaststroke and the ...

Kicking Off the Year: The World Cup Experience

Vivien Sweet and Henry Owens

September 12, 2018

Malka Krijestorac (12), who is of Croatian descent, watched the World Cup at a local cafe near her parents’ house in Croatia and in some other cities in Europe, she said. “I liked watching the games at the cafe because it was filled with locals who were rooting for Croatia. However, when I watche...

Girls Soccer — End of Year Recap

Girls Soccer — End of Year Recap

Emily Shi, Contributing Writer

June 5, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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