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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...

New year, new teams, our champions strike again: Girls Tennis

New year, new teams, our champions strike again: Girls Tennis

Jeren Wei, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


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Girls Varsity Tennis continues its in-league undefeated record into the 2017 season with a win over hilltop rival Fieldston after winning the Ivy League Championship last season. The team plans to defend its title and is confident in its abilities, JJ Ryu (10) said. “We were playing a team that we’ve playe...

New year, new teams, our champions strike again: Girls Soccer

New year, new teams, our champions strike again: Girls Soccer

Jeren Wei, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


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Girls Varsity Soccer won its first game this past Friday, which is the first step in defending its Ivy League Championship from last season. Despite past victories, the team still feels no pressure about the upcoming season, Head Coach Tim Sullivan said. “We are a completely new team with no pre...

Football faces tough loss, looks to bounce back

Football faces tough loss, looks to bounce back

Connor Morris, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


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This past Saturday, Varsity Football fell 34-21 to hilltop rival Riverdale. The Lions got off to a strong start and claimed an early lead but couldn’t hold on in the out-of-league game, in what is likely to be one of the toughest match-ups of the season. After opening with solid defense by forcing ...

School Athletes Participate in “Israeli Olympics”

School Athletes Participate in “Israeli Olympics”

Caroline Goldenberg, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


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After tryouts and training, this past July, six members of the school’s community participated in the 20th Maccabiah Games in Israel, bringing them closer to Judaism through sports involving Jewish athletes from 80 countries in 47 sports. Among the approximately 30,000 athletes were Charlie Wallach (...

Athletic Attendance Policy Change

Athletic Attendance Policy Change

Sadie Schwartz, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


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Good-bye to the days of student-athletes’ nonchalantly missing practice without being held accountable. Hello to the days of the new athletics attendance policy, where the Athletics Department has enacted a new set of policies and consequences meant to ensure that student-athletes attend practice everyday. The ...

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