The Record

Girls Squash rocks first season

Girls Squash rocks first season

Joshua Underberg, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

The Girls Varsity Squash Team recently finished their first season, with a winning record of six wins to five losses. Notable highlights include reaching the semifinals at NYSAIS and placing fourth in their division at nationals. The team was comprised of eight players: two juniors, three sophomores, ...

Profile on Lauren Gay

Avi Kapadia, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2019

Last weekend in Ocean Breeze, Staten Island, Lauren Gay (10) faced off against the fastest runners in New York for the State Championship. She set a new personal record in the 55m dash of 7.38 seconds. This season, Gay won the 55m dash and 55m hurdles in the New York State Association of Independen...

Tight-knit Boys Swim Team finishes strong season

Tight-knit Boys Swim Team finishes strong season

Masa Shiiki, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

The crowd in the newly built stands roared as the swimmers raced neck to neck in the pool. As co-Captain Ben Hu (12) finished the race, his teammates cheer him on and a bright smile lit up his face. The Boys Varsity Swim Team finished their season with a record of 6-0 and every member contributed to...

Lions Den Update: Fencing

Lions Den Update: Fencing

Oliver Steinmen, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Alexia Gilioli (12) said that her goal coming into the season was to make sure that the sophomores were ready to lead the team forward in the future. “With a team as big as fencing is, it is important to stay cohesive and build bonds between teammates,” Gilioli said. Eunice Bae (12) believes that the fencing te...

Lions Den Update: Ski

Lions Den Update: Ski

John Mauro, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Finishing first overall in the Southern division of The New York Ski Racing League, the Varsity Ski Team enjoyed many victories this season. “Our fastest skiers were Adam Frommer (10), Emma Djoganopoulos (10), and Kai Galvan-Dubois (12)”, co-Captain Ryan Leung (12) said. “Many of our skiers improved...

Lions Den Update: Track

Lions Den Update: Track

Marina Kazarian, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Both the Boys and the Girls Winter Indoor Track and Field Team finished their seasons by scoring well and achieving new records due to their supportive team dynamics and training. “The new fitness center was definitely a plus because it introduced us to new equipment and gave us more space for tea...

Girls varsity swim team ends undefeated season with a splash

Girls varsity swim team ends undefeated season with a splash

Sam Chiang, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

The Girls Varsity Swim Team finished their season undefeated for the first time in school history and earned second place in the Ivy League Championship behind rival Trinity. The team proudly fulfilled their reputation as the “swim cult”, dressing up in various outfits for team spirit, breaking mult...

Squash team finishes top 50 in country

Squash team finishes top 50 in country

Masa Shiiki and Avi Kapadia

February 15, 2019

Under the leadership of co-Captains Connor Morris (12) and Ryan Hoang (12), the Varsity Squash Team has made their presence felt this season with an impressive 12-4 record, placing 41st in the country at Nationals. In his first year as Varsity Squash Head Coach, Ron Beller has led the team to a second p...

Wrestling secures NYSAIS Championship

Wrestling secures NYSAIS Championship

Andrew Cassino, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

At 15-0, the Varsity Wrestling Team won every meet, dethroned Poly Prep, and won the Ivy League Championship. “It was pretty much a perfect season, as indicated by our record,” Varsity Wrestling Head Coach Gregg Quilty said. After the Ivy League championship, the team won the New York State Ass...

Ella Anthony (11) reaches 1000th career point

Joshua Underberg, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

In a game last week against Poly Prep, Ella Anthony (11) reached the career milestone of scoring her 1,000th point as a Girls Varsity Basketball player. The accomplishment adds to the superb year Anthony has been having, performing at an intense level and leading the team in scoring, Girls Varsity ...

First of many serves: Varsity table tennis’ inaugural season

First of many serves: Varsity table tennis’ inaugural season

Adrian Arnaboldi, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2019

Members of the Varsity Table Tennis team rip the ball across the court with laser precision.  The team has thrived with excellent play in its inaugural season, sporting a 2-2 record. Captain Robbie Werdiger (11) started a ping pong club that met during I periods last year. “We played recreationally with...

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

Mark Fernandez, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

“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...

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