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Player Spotlight: Peter Lehv

Player Spotlight: Peter Lehv

Marina Kazarian, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

Peter Lehv’s (12) love of squash stemmed from his affinity for racket sports, he said. Over the course of his career, Lehv went from playing squash only a couple times a week in middle school to eventually becoming one of the top 75 players in the nation for his age group. “I was playing a lot...

WNBA Leader and Alum Speaks at SOH

WNBA Leader and Alum Speaks at SOH

Vivien Sweet, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

“If you cannot see it, you cannot be it.” Associate Director of Admissions and Executive Director Summer on the Hill Markell Parker kept that mantra in mind when he asked Head of WNBA league operations and former WNBA player Bethany Donaphin ‘98 and NBA G League President Shareef Abdur-Rahim to...

Squash dominates Friends in victory

Squash dominates Friends in victory

Joshua Underberg and Arushi Talwar

December 6, 2019

The Boys Varsity Squash team is already proving that it is everything it was last year and more after winning their first match on Wednesday by a score of 7-0 against Friends Academy. After a successful season last year and placing second in the NYSAIS championship, the team is back and looks to build...

Wrestling falls to Iona Prep in first meet of season

Wrestling falls to Iona Prep in first meet of season

Liliana Greyf, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

With three people injured and a team of around 20 students, half of which are underclassmen, the wrestling team began its season on Wednesday with a loss against Iona Prep, Elias Romero (10) said. The team practiced consistently before the meet, but they were unable to defeat their opponents. The practices...

Still on the courts: girls varsity tennis’ post-season

Still on the courts: girls varsity tennis’ post-season

Lucas Glickman and Emma Colacino

November 8, 2019

After a 7-6 season, the Girls’ Varsity Tennis team continues to practice for the upcoming Mayor’s Cup tournament. The Mayor’s Cup brings together public, private, and Catholic schools in the New York City area. In order to be invited, Ivy Preparatory League schools need to place first or second...

Debate: Does varsity football belong at Horace Mann?

Debate: Does varsity football belong at Horace Mann?

Adam Frommer and Avi Kapadia

November 8, 2019

The school is one of the safest possible places to play football, Assistant Athletic Trainer Amy Mojica said. “If you want to play football, this is where you should want to play.” According to a study conducted by Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), high school football has the most head injuries...

JV football finishes season 2-1-1

JV football finishes season 2-1-1

Alison Isko, Staff Writer

October 25, 2019

The JV football team is finishing up the season with a record of two wins, one loss, and, most recently, a tie during its game against Greenwich. “[The Greenwich game] was amazing,” Lucas Borini (9) said. “It was their homecoming and the whole school was there booing us, but that only made us...

Sideline MVPs: a manager’s impact

Sideline MVPs: a manager’s impact

Julia Goldberg and Lauren Kim

October 25, 2019

Though the athletes working tirelessly on the playing field are the undisputed stars, behind the scenes, managers help guide their teams to success. The manager position begins with an in-school contract as well as meetings with the coach and the potential manager, in which they discuss the expectations...

Boys varsity soccer looks to the future after tough season

Yotam Hahn and John Mauro

October 25, 2019

After the ups and downs of a long season, the Boys Varsity Soccer team hopes to learn from their mistakes and build upon their accomplishments, co-Captain Chris Ha (12) said. The team has a league record of 1-13 and sit at the bottom of the Ivy League standings. The Lions struggled with internal challenges,...

Varsity Water Polo team ends Season with a splash: ivy league champions

Varsity Water Polo team ends Season with a splash: ivy league champions

Talia Winiarsky, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

Navigating the worlds above and below water while also managing the chaos of travelling between the two is one of the many skills that the Varsity Water Polo team uses, Nina Gaither (11) said. Practicing these skills has benefited the team, as they are the Ivy Preparatory School League (IPSL) champion....

Aidan Aiskiks: shooting for the future

Aidan Aiskiks: shooting for the future

Josh Underberg, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

“We were representing our families, we were representing our countries, and we were representing where we came from,” Aidan Aisiks (12) said, reflecting on his experience at the Maccabi Games. “I learned that soccer can bring cultures together even if you can’t communicate with your opponents,”...

Pros as role models

Pros as role models

Marina Kazarian, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

Whether it is through a screen or in person, watching professional athletes and sports teams both inspires school athletes and teaches them how to improve their game. Catherine Mignone (10), a member of the Girls’ Cross Country, Swimming, and Rugby teams, said that knowing Katie Ledecky, an Olympic...

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