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Team Preview: Varsity Football

Adrian Arnaboldi, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

The football team will look to repeat last year’s success as winners of the Hudson Valley Football League; however, the team will face many new challenges this season after the loss of 19 seniors who graduated. Although the team lost multiple key players, the coaches and players are optimistic abou...

Team Preview: Boys Varsity Soccer

Allison Isko, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Although Boys Varsity Soccer lost last year’s 10 seniors, Christopher Ha (12) is confident that this year’s team can fill that gap, he said. “Even though I loved the seniors from last year, some of them caused some internal conflicts and chemistry problems, which hindered our performance during...

Team Preview: Girls Varsity Soccer

Yin Fei, Contributing Writer

September 3, 2019

Girls Varsity Soccer kick-started the next three months with a two-week-long preseason in preparation for the campaign ahead. Using Van Cortlandt Park as their practice field, the team has been preparing early in the morning each day nearing the end of August for their upcoming season. The observance of th...

Teams gear up for the fall

Emma Colacino, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Fall preseason plays a valuable role in preparing players physically and allowing the teammates to bond before the season. Preseason is a time for athletes to physically prepare by running and working on flexibility, Cross Country Coach Meridith Cullen said. “For many runners, preseason means gettin...

A lion’s grind never stops: offseason training

Sam Chiang, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

The Maccabi Games in Atlanta, the Water Polo Junior Olympics in Newport Beach, and the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Volleyball nationals in Orlando. These are not part of a typical summer for high school students. Over the course of summer, several of the school’s athletes trained rigorously to improve th...

Boys Varsity Soccer aims to learn from defeats

John Mauro, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Boys Varsity Soccer kicked off their season last Wednesday with a 4-0 win against Loyola on Alumni field. The team began the season with a strong 4-0 win against Loyola, before falling 6-1 and 6-0 against Trinity and Riverdale respectively. The team started off with a draw against Edgemont, an out o...

Track Team stumbles in Ivy Championship and NYSAIS

Track Team stumbles in Ivy Championship and NYSAIS

Morgan Smith and Avi Kapadia

May 29, 2019

The Horace Mann Varsity track teams travelled to Randall’s Island last weekend to compete in the Ivy League championship. The team worked very hard to prepare for this meet, Lauren Gay (10) said. At this event, a few select athletes qualified for New York State Association of Independent School [NYSAI...

Smith and Anthony transferring to pursue basketball

Smith and Anthony transferring to pursue basketball

Adrian Arnaboldi and Joshua Underberg

May 29, 2019

Star basketball players Ella Anthony (11) and Kelvin Smith (11) will be attending new high schools next fall in hopes of being recruited to play college basketball. Smith will attend The Hun School of Princeton, while Anthony will attend Christ the King, located in Queens. “I wanted to increase...

Ultimate frisbee team loses in sub-ultimate conditions

Andie Goldmacher and Nathan Zelizer

May 20, 2019

The Ultimate Frisbee Team’s season ended on Tuesday as they fell 15 to three against Poly Prep in the Ivy Preparatory League playoff semifinals at Randall’s Island. The team’s captains, Gabe Hernandez (12), Henry Wildermuth (12), and Orion Lehoczky Escobar (12) were all optimistic heading into Tu...

Captain Ben Metzner: hitting it out of the park

Adam Frommer and Gabby Chong

May 20, 2019

Captain and center fielder of the Varsity Baseball Team, Ben Metzner (12) is in the midst of his fourth and final season as a Lion; his teammates say he will leave a legacy of dedication, leadership, and hard work. Metzner began to play baseball when he was as young as he can remember, he said. His o...

Inside the Fitness Center: Go behind the scenes of school athletics – Kevin Valluzzi: Maestro of the Fitness Center

Inside the Fitness Center: Go behind the scenes of school athletics – Kevin Valluzzi: Maestro of the Fitness Center

Mazyar Azmi, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

Since his childhood, Fitness Center Director Kevin Valluzzi has been an avid athlete.  In high school, he played varsity soccer, basketball, and baseball, he said. “When I went to college, I had to declare a major, and I knew that I didn’t want to sit in a cubicle and work a traditional nine to five ...

Inside the Fitness Center: Go behind the scenes of school athletics – Colin Barile: The lesser known Coach Barile

Inside the Fitness Center: Go behind the scenes of school athletics – Colin Barile: The lesser known Coach Barile

Oliver Steinman, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

Most students know Associate Athletic Director Ray Barile, but very few know that his son, Colin, works just down the hall in the Fitness Center. 10 years ago, Colin Barile had no idea that he wanted to become a fitness trainer, he said. “In high school, I was overweight. My brother and one of my ...

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