The Record

Squash team finishes top 50 in country

Squash team finishes top 50 in country

Masa Shiiki and Avi Kapadia

February 15, 2019


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

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