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Varsity Squash roars into National Championships

Varsity Squash roars into National Championships

Edwin Jin

February 6, 2018


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The Varsity Squash team comes into today’s US Squash National Championships with an 11–3 record. The team will be competing in Div. III throughout the next three days against some of the top high school squash teams in the country. Co-Captain Siddharth Tripathi (12) said the team has set a strong...

Fencing team performs well despite tough competition at ISFL

Fencing team performs well despite tough competition at ISFL

Julia Robbins

February 6, 2018


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This past Saturday, Prettyman Gym was filled with excitement during the Independent School Fencing League Individual Championship. The tournament was broken up into girls and boys competitions, and then broken up further into the three weapon groups: épée, sabre, and foil, Captain Emma Jones (12)...

Star freshman fencers rise to occasion at national tournament

Star freshman fencers rise to occasion at national tournament

Connor Morris and Andrew Cassino

January 30, 2018


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Freshmen twins Celine and William Owens (9), nationally ranked fencers, travel around the country and even the world competing in saber youth fencing tournaments. Celine won the silver medal, and William, out with a wrist injury, coached Celine and their younger brother Harrison at the Southwest National...

Student-athletes compete at highest level

Student-athletes compete at highest level

William Han and Suraj Khakee, Staff & Contributing Writers

January 18, 2018


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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...

Varsity Squash battles the other hill schools early in the season

Varsity Squash battles the other hill schools early in the season

Jude Herwitz and Steve Borodkin

December 9, 2017


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Coming off two big wins against Fieldston and Riverdale, the Varsity Squash team heads confidently into its match today against Dalton, co-Captain Siddharth Tripathi (12) said. The team hopes its success over Fieldston and Riverdale translates well into against Dalton, with whom it has had a roughly...

Girls’ Varsity Basketball loses to Maria Regina despite valiant effort

Girls’ Varsity Basketball loses to Maria Regina despite valiant effort

Becca Siegel and Isabella Zhang

December 9, 2017


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After winning three out of its four games, including a win in the Peg Duggan Tournament, the Girls’ Varsity Basketball team is on track for a successful run in the Ivy League this season. The Lions have played one scrimmage and four games so far, winning 55-14 against Berkeley Carroll and 62-25 against...

Boys’ Varsity Basketball falls to Regis in a high-scoring match

Boys’ Varsity Basketball falls to Regis in a high-scoring match

Leonora Gogos and Natasha Stange

December 9, 2017


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The Boys’ Varsity Basketball team defeated York Prep, 74-44, to advance to the championship game of the Peg Duggan tournament. Although they were disappointed by their 74-87 loss to Regis in the championship game, the Lions plan to learn from the experience. The tournament included non- Ivy League...

A “fresh” experience on varsity athletics

A “fresh” experience on varsity athletics

Samuel Keimweiss and Jack Crovitz

December 1, 2017


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Many of the freshmen who earned their positions on varsity teams this fall season found that they eventually became comfortable on the team, despite insecurity at the beginning of the season, and made friendships that will help them throughout their high school careers. While freshmen have no prior...

Members of Girls Varsity Volleyball support Chichi Ikwuazom ‘16

Members of Girls Varsity Volleyball support Chichi Ikwuazom ‘16

Noah Phillips

November 18, 2017


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Last Friday, roughly 65 members of the school community attended Columbia University’s volleyball match against Brown, where they met alumna Chibuzo “ChiChi” Ikwuazom ’16. Members of all levels of the volleyball program, ranging from the seventh-grade team to the Varsity team, were at the mat...

Making the transition from fall to winter sports

Making the transition from fall to winter sports

Eliza Poster

November 18, 2017


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Afternoons in the Prettyman Gymnasium are becoming more crowded as student athletes dodge increasingly cold temperatures on the Alumni Field for winter sports practices and tryouts. Tryouts for fall athletics began at the end of August, and students were well rested and eager to start the new season,...

Avenging last year’s loss to Dalton with a 7-0 win

Avenging last year’s loss to Dalton with a 7-0 win

Connor Morris

November 10, 2017


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On Saturday, Varsity Football capped an in-league undefeated season with a 7-0 win over Dalton in the championship. After an intense final game, tears flowed as the seniors rang the bell on Alumni Field for the last time. The Lions had beaten Dalton the weekend before, but this week, Dalton came back wi...

Girls Varsity Field Hockey sticks it to Fieldston in NYSAIS quarterfinals

Simon Yang

November 10, 2017


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The Varsity Field Hockey team qualified for the NYSAIS state tournament. The Lions defeated Fieldston 4-3 in the quarterfinal round, but went on to lose 4-1 to Rye Country Day. “The game against Fieldston was very memorable for me,” co-Captain Anya Swift (12) said. “We had a tied record with the...

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