The Record

Mixed Competition: Investigating the hurdles facing girls who want to join boys’ teams

Mark Fernandez, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019


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“One of the beautiful things about our sport is that no matter where you start in terms of physical ability or athleticism, you have just as much opportunity as anybody else to be great,” Jamie Berg (12), co-Captain of Wrestling Team, said. Jhanae Ottey (9), the only girl currently on the Varsity W...

MAX CHASIN (8): Future Water Polo Olympian

MAX CHASIN (8): Future Water Polo Olympian

Darius McCullough, Contributing Writer

January 18, 2019


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Max Chasin (8) was only in the third grade when he discovered his passion for water polo. Last weekend, Chasin was selected to compete at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in North Carolina and join the final 14 kids on the National Olympic Development team. In 2018, Chasin was nominated by the USA Wat...

Girls Varsity Basketball looks to continue hot streak

Girls Varsity Basketball looks to continue hot streak

Joshua Underberg, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


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Halfway through their season, the Girls Varsity Basketball team has earned an impressive 12-1 record due to the efforts of a tenacious squad, including wins against Poly Prep Academy and Dalton, teams the Lions have not defeated recently. One of the 12 victories included a 38-point rout of Leman Man...

Fencing Team lunges into new season

Nshera Tutu and Rish Sinha

January 11, 2019


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The Girls and Boys Varsity Fencing Team has bonded this season, especially through mentorship seniors provided to underclassmen. “Our team is a little young right now, but we’re working really well with the younger athletes and making sure they understand the basic fundamentals of footwork,” c...

Winter Track goes for gold

Darius McCullough, Contributing Writer

January 11, 2019


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The winter track teams have been excited to race into their new season and hope to repeat last year’s strong performance. They have participated in two developmental meets so far, oppportunities for the team to practice and find its footing in the new season. “The goal is to try and work from the i...

Former Lions continue to roar in college

Former Lions continue to roar in college

Mark Fernandez, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


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Sophia Friedman ‘17, Jack Miller ‘17, Chidi Nwankpa ’18, Kayla Thomas ‘18,  and Aman Sanger ‘18 are among the school’s most talented and hardworking athletes who have gone on to play at the collegiate level. “We practice every day except for Saturday,” Friedman said. Friedman is a sophomo...

Ski team’s first trip to the mountain in Vermont

Ski team’s first trip to the mountain in Vermont

Darius McCullough and Adrian Arnaboldi

December 14, 2018


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Last weekend, the school’s Varsity Ski Team traveled to Stratton, Vermont for its annual training trip. The team left school on Thursday night and returned on Sunday afternoon. For most of the 17 members of the team, the trip was the first chance to practice their skills on the mountain this seaso...

Off the block: Sea Lions dive into new year

Off the block: Sea Lions dive into new year

Ranya Sareen, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


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The Sea Lions are excited to dive into their winter season after successfully competing in their first relay on Wednesday and  look forward to their second one today. The swimmers participated in the Relay Carnival and will compete in the inter-squad Maroon and White Relay, which are co-ed relays designed t...

Boys Basketball psyched for season

Suraj Khakee, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


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The Boys Varsity Basketball season kicks off tomorrow with the Peg Duggan Tournament, when the Lions will take on Regis in the Championship game. After an injury-riddled season last year, the team looks forward to improving their skills. “We know Saturday is going to be a very difficult game, but...

Athletes shine on and off the field during fall sports season: Lorenzo Hess

Masa Shiiki, Contributing Writer

November 30, 2018


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Many times this past season, Captain of the Varsity Water Polo team Lorenzo Hess (12) stayed late to help out his teammates, even after the whistle was blown to signal the end of practice. Hess has enjoyed working and helping out the team, he said. “I was able to spend more time with the JV wa...

Athletes shine on and off the field during fall sports season: Julia Roth

Nicholas Butera, Contributing Writer

November 30, 2018


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The Girls Varsity Field Hockey team’s strong season of eight wins to five losses was led by the Team Captain and MVP Julia Roth (12). Roth led the team with her presence on the field. “Julia earned MVP not only because she was an amazing player, but also because she put in all the work to deser...

Athletes shine on and off the field during fall sports season: Lucy Rittmaster

John McCarthy, Contributing Writer

November 30, 2018


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Co-Captain Lucy Rittmaster (12) led Varsity Girls Soccer through a 14 game season that was tough overall, but led to individual and team-wide improvement After the loss of 10 seniors this year, the Lion’s “had their work cut out for them,” Rachel Kuhn (9) said. The new roster included, “one s...

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