The Record

Track Team stumbles in Ivy Championship and NYSAIS

Track Team stumbles in Ivy Championship and NYSAIS

Morgan Smith and Avi Kapadia

May 29, 2019


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The Horace Mann Varsity track teams travelled to Randall’s Island last weekend to compete in the Ivy League championship. The team worked very hard to prepare for this meet, Lauren Gay (10) said. At this event, a few select athletes qualified for New York State Association of Independent School [NYSAI...

Smith and Anthony transferring to pursue basketball

Smith and Anthony transferring to pursue basketball

Adrian Arnaboldi and Joshua Underberg

May 29, 2019


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Star basketball players Ella Anthony (11) and Kelvin Smith (11) will be attending new high schools next fall in hopes of being recruited to play college basketball. Smith will attend The Hun School of Princeton, while Anthony will attend Christ the King, located in Queens. “I wanted to increase...

Ultimate frisbee team loses in sub-ultimate conditions

Andie Goldmacher and Nathan Zelizer

May 20, 2019


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The Ultimate Frisbee Team’s season ended on Tuesday as they fell 15 to three against Poly Prep in the Ivy Preparatory League playoff semifinals at Randall’s Island. The team’s captains, Gabe Hernandez (12), Henry Wildermuth (12), and Orion Lehoczky Escobar (12) were all optimistic heading into Tu...

Captain Ben Metzner: hitting it out of the park

Adam Frommer and Gabby Chong

May 20, 2019


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Captain and center fielder of the Varsity Baseball Team, Ben Metzner (12) is in the midst of his fourth and final season as a Lion; his teammates say he will leave a legacy of dedication, leadership, and hard work. Metzner began to play baseball when he was as young as he can remember, he said. His o...

Inside the Fitness Center: Go behind the scenes of school athletics – Kevin Valluzzi: Maestro of the Fitness Center

Inside the Fitness Center: Go behind the scenes of school athletics – Kevin Valluzzi: Maestro of the Fitness Center

Mazyar Azmi, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019


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Since his childhood, Fitness Center Director Kevin Valluzzi has been an avid athlete.  In high school, he played varsity soccer, basketball, and baseball, he said. “When I went to college, I had to declare a major, and I knew that I didn’t want to sit in a cubicle and work a traditional nine to five ...

Inside the Fitness Center: Go behind the scenes of school athletics – Colin Barile: The lesser known Coach Barile

Inside the Fitness Center: Go behind the scenes of school athletics – Colin Barile: The lesser known Coach Barile

Oliver Steinman, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019


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Most students know Associate Athletic Director Ray Barile, but very few know that his son, Colin, works just down the hall in the Fitness Center. 10 years ago, Colin Barile had no idea that he wanted to become a fitness trainer, he said. “In high school, I was overweight. My brother and one of my ...

Crew team finishes choppy season

Alison Isko, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019


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“The [crew] season so far has been quite a roller coaster,” Jhanae Ottey (9) said. At the first regatta, the novice boat came in fourth and the JV boat came fifth. Both boats came sixth in the second regatta, Ottey said. The boys did similarly well, with the Boys Varsity four-person boat coming in fifth in...

Undefeated golf team takes a swing at league title

Undefeated golf team takes a swing at league title

Josh Underberg, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019


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The Varsity Golf team has had great success this season winning all nine games played thus far, with six games remaining in the regular season. One of the nine victories was an 8-1 defeat over Riverdale. “Our match against Riverdale was big because they were the only other undefeated team, and we beat th...

Girls Varsity Lacrosse defeats Dalton

Girls Varsity Lacrosse defeats Dalton

Julia Goldberg and Avi Kapadia

May 3, 2019


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This year’s Girls Varsity Lacrosse team has reached a record of four wins and seven losses, with a win this week against Dalton. The other three wins occurred against Dalton, Masters, and a 15-7 drubbing of Chapin. The Lions have also had some close losses, including a 11-13 loss to Riverdale. “A ...

Boys Varsity Tennis undefeated

Joshua Underberg, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019


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In the past two seasons, Boys Varsity Tennis did not lose a single regular season match. This year, they’re living up to that same caliber with an undefeated start. The team has played eight matches so far, including two in California on their Spring break trip, Yesh Nikam (10) said. “Our matc...

Boys Varsity Volleyball makes history with six game win streak

Boys Varsity Volleyball makes history with six game win streak

Jude Herwitz and Suraj Khakee

May 3, 2019


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The Boys Varsity Volleyball team finished their regular season on Wednesday with a win against Lycée Française de New York, and are heading into the Ivy League playoffs with a 7-5 record. The team rebounded from a rough start to the season where they lost four straight before going on a six game win...

Varsity Baseball strives for success

Oliver Steinman and Sam Chiang

April 29, 2019


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The Boys Varsity Baseball team traveled to Poly Prep Country Day School last Wednesday for one of their toughest games of the season, Mark Fernandez (11) said. Though the final score was 2-3, the team hopes to beat Poly Prep during their home game on May 13th by fixing their mistakes, he said. The team ...

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