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Team preview: Varsity Water Polo

Oliver Steinman, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

The Varsity Water Polo team hopes to rebuild their team this season, while achieving success throughout the process. “We graduated a big group of seniors last year,” Swim and Water Polo Coach Michael Duffy said. This year’s team is young and led by Donny Howard (12) in goal, Duffy said. The t...

Team preview: Varsity Field Hockey

Adrian Arnaboldi, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

The Varsity Field Hockey team looks to keep the ball rolling after achieving a 7-5 record and reaching the quarterfinals of NYSAIS last year. Preseason had its ups and downs this year, but has allowed the team to improve and create a more cohesive group. “Preseason has been super tough but very e...

Team preview: Girls Varsity Tennis

Oliver Steinman, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

The Girls Varsity Tennis team has high hopes for their upcoming season after their successes last year, where they won both the Ivy League Championship and Mayor’s Cup. Gaby Moussazadeh (12) said one of her personal goals is to improve throughout the season. “We want to remain undefeated and hopefu...

Team preview: Girls Varsity Volleyball

Josh Underberg, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

The Girl’s Varsity Volleyball team has used preseason to prepare for their rigorous season ahead. “This preseason, our coach decided to increase the intensity of our practices,” Charlotte Cebula (12) said. “We are focusing a lot on fitness and securing our fundamental skills, so that in games we wil...

Team preview: Varsity Football

Adrian Arnaboldi, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

The football team will look to repeat last year’s success as winners of the Hudson Valley Football League; however, the team will face many new challenges this season after the loss of 19 seniors who graduated. Although the team lost multiple key players, the coaches and players are optimistic abou...

Team preview: Boys Varsity Soccer

Alison Isko, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Although Boys Varsity Soccer lost last year’s 10 seniors, Christopher Ha (12) is confident that this year’s team can fill that gap, he said. “Even though I loved the seniors from last year, some of them caused some internal conflicts and chemistry problems, which hindered our performance during...

Team preview: Girls Varsity Soccer

Yin Fei, Contributing Writer

September 3, 2019

Girls Varsity Soccer kick-started the next three months with a two-week-long preseason in preparation for the campaign ahead. Using Van Cortlandt Park as their practice field, the team has been preparing early in the morning each day nearing the end of August for their upcoming season. The observance of th...

Teams gear up for the fall

Emma Colacino, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Fall preseason plays a valuable role in preparing players physically and allowing the teammates to bond before the season. Preseason is a time for athletes to physically prepare by running and working on flexibility, Cross Country Coach Meridith Cullen said. “For many runners, preseason means gettin...

A Lion’s grind never stops: Offseason training

Sam Chiang, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

The Maccabi Games in Atlanta, the Water Polo Junior Olympics in Newport Beach, and the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Volleyball nationals in Orlando. These are not part of a typical summer for high school students. Over the course of summer, several of the school’s athletes trained rigorously to improve th...

Boys Varsity Soccer aims to learn from defeats

John Mauro, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Boys Varsity Soccer kicked off their season last Wednesday with a 4-0 win against Loyola on Alumni field. The team began the season with a strong 4-0 win against Loyola, before falling 6-1 and 6-0 against Trinity and Riverdale respectively. The team started off with a draw against Edgemont, an out o...

Track team stumbles in Ivy Championship and NYSAIS

Track team stumbles in Ivy Championship and NYSAIS

Morgan Smith and Avi Kapadia

May 29, 2019

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 Josh Underberg

May 29, 2019

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...

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