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Lacrosse team trains for three-peat

Lacrosse team trains for three-peat

Daniel Robinson, Copy Editor
March 24
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Shutting off his alarm, senior Joe Rayman gets out of bed and checks the time. 4:45. As badly as he wants to go back to sleep, he knows he has to get up, because it is the start of “Patriot Week,” the title given to the week of 6 a.m. lacrosse practices. While most people think these practices ar...

Senior excels in four sports

Senior excels in four sports

Daniel Robinson, General Staff Member
March 23
Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Sports

At 7:25 a.m., senior Abby Hormes gets ready to leave for school. She grabs her backpack and her lunch, then runs upstairs for something she forgot to bring. She walks over to her desk where her 2017 IAAM Indoor Soccer Championship trophy rests and picks up her lacrosse cleats from under the chair. In...

Winter sports look to rebuild

Winter sports look to rebuild

March 9
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Sports, Winter Sports

Solid foundations have been built for teams to improve on. Coaches and athletes reflect on these improvements and look forward to potential championship seasons next year.

In the fast lane

In the fast lane

Grant Sharretts, Caroline Cooney, and Daniel Robinson
March 6
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Four swimmers exceed expectations this season in the medley and freestyle relays, speeding into first place  and emerging victorious

Week in Sports: Week of Feb. 20

Week in Sports: Week of Feb. 20

Emily Stancliff and Christina Giovanazi
March 3
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Men’s Basketball - Tuesday The men’s basketball team started their playoffs this week in the MIAA A Conference Quarterfinals. On Tuesday, Feb. 21, the team lost to Calvert Hall at home with a score of 78-84. Even though they were knocked out in the quarterfinals, the team will get a chance to redeem t...

Equestrian team rides to victory

Equestrian team rides to victory

Taylor Bynion, Copy Editor
February 27
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Sports, Top Stories

It’s still dark outside as members of the equestrian team gather at McDonogh School for their regional competition. Nerves plague members of the team as they anxiously await to see the course they will be riding on. Each member is randomly assigned a horse, and at 9:30, the competition starts with...

Senior wrestler meets success as captain

Senior wrestler meets success as captain

Daniel Robinson, General Staff Member
February 24
Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Sports, Winter Sports

Using every ounce of his strength, senior wrestling captain Eric Ashton hip-pins an opponent. As he holds his opponent down, Ashton waits for the referee to tap the mat, indicating a pin and the end of the match. Exhausted, he leaves the mat with another win, something he has become accustomed to in ...

Week in Sports: Week of Feb. 13

Week in Sports: Week of Feb. 13

Christina Giovanazi, Sports Editor
February 23
Filed under Sport Updates, Sports, Winter Sports

Women’s Basketball -- Tuesday On Tuesday, Feb. 14, the women’s basketball team competed in the IAAM Quarterfinals. They faced Roland Park Country School away, and lost 38-62. This game marked the end of the team’s season, but junior shooting guard Cassidy Kupchinskas is optimistic about next s...

Junior point guard announces commitment

Junior point guard announces commitment

Caroline Cooney, Editor in Chief
February 21
Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Sports, Sports News, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Standing in front of orange and black balloons, junior Savannah Simmons’s hands shake as she looks to her teammates next to her. She counts down from three, and several balloons pop, exploding with purple and white confetti. Simultaneously, Simmons unzips her jacket to reveal a purple Kansas State...

Mooing on up

Katherine Grimm, Media Chief
February 21
Filed under Sports, Video

The women's varsity indoor soccer team, in a thrilling turn of events, won the championship 4-3 against Mercy for the first time ever. But even more rewarding to the team than a first place trophy is their coach Haley Howe fulfilling a long-standing bet she made with the seniors of the team four years ...

Keeping it cool

Keeping it cool

Christina Giovanazi and Ianna Pirozzi
February 17
Filed under Sports

Students excel on the ice, competing in both synchronized and figure skating on a national level

Week in Sports: Week of Feb. 6

Week in Sports: Week of Feb. 6

Emily Stancliff, Sports Editor
February 15
Filed under Sport Updates, Sports, Winter Sports

Women’s Basketball - Wednesday The women’s basketball team had only one game scheduled last week at home on Wednesday, Feb. 9. The team lost to Seton Keough High School by a score of 45-61. Men’s Basketball - Monday, Wednesday, Friday The men’s basketball team took all three of their games ...

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