The Hotchkiss Record

US Enacts Diplomatic Boycott of Winter Olympics

Anji Ashaye ’24 and Michael Buenzow ’24, Staff and Contributing Writer December 10, 2021

Human rights issues in China have pushed the United States government to boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. The Winter Olympics, held every four years, features a variety of sports played on snow...

In Brief: Varsity Field Hockey Fights Through to Semis

Carrie Cao '23, Sports Editor December 10, 2021

After a one-year hiatus away from the field, the Varsity Field Hockey team made a strong return, ending their season with a 12-4 record and making their way to the Semi-Finals of the NEPSAC tournament....

Athlete of the Issue: Gigi Day ’22

Athlete of the Issue: Gigi Day ’22

Carrie Cao '23, Sports Editor December 10, 2021

Gigi Day ’22 is a four-year Senior and a co-captain of the Girls Varsity Soccer team. In the spring, Day also plays on the Girls Varsity Lacrosse team. Co-captain Ellie Traggio ’22 said, “Gigi is...

Jordyn Harrison ’22 dribbles down the court.

Girls Varsity Basketball Looks to a Bright Season

Wyatt Wahl ’25, Contributing Writer December 10, 2021

Fueled by a determination to eclipse the expectations set for them, the Girls Varsity Basketball Team looks to come back strong. Over the past two years, the program has accrued new talent, practiced relentlessly,...

End of Fall Season Highlights

End of Fall Season Highlights

Carrie Cao '23, Sports Editor December 10, 2021

Coach Danny Smith Steps Back from Football

Coach Danny Smith Steps Back from Football

Rebekah Oppenheimer ’24, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

Mr. Danny Smith, head football coach and co-director of the athletic department, is stepping down from his position as head football coach after 21 years of service to the program. Working at the school...

John Nicholason 22 practices in the Cullman squash courts.

Athlete of the Issue: John Nicholson ’22

Holden Burns '25, Contributing Writer December 10, 2021

John Nicholson ’22 has been playing on Boys Varsity Squash for four years and has served as one of the team’s captains for two. Co-captain Will Burke ’22 said, “John is the picture-perfect idea...

Transgender athlete CeCé Telfer won an NCAA title for Franklin Pierce University.

Texas Governor Signs Bill Targeting Transgender Athletes

Mia Nyoike ’24 , Contributing Writer November 12, 2021

On Monday, October 25, Governor Greg Abbott (R) signed into law House Bill 25, which requires student athletes in public schools to compete on sports teams based on the sex stated by their birth certificate....

Henry Emswiler ’22 rallying the team.

Athlete of the Issue: Henry Emswiler ’22

Chloe El Hadj ’25, Staff Writer November 12, 2021

Henry Emswiler, a four-year Senior and a co-captain of the Varsity Football team, plays defensive lineman and offensive tackle. Co-captain Will Hedley ’22 said, “Henry has always been a welcoming person...

Atlanta Braves Take Home World Series

Atlanta Braves Take Home World Series

Harrison Hoffman ’24 and Ben Who ’24 , Staff Writer and Opinions Editor November 12, 2021

The Atlanta Braves shut out the Houston Astros on November 2 to win the 2021 World Series, its first franchise victory in over 20 years. The best of seven series only lasted six games as Atlanta pounded...

Ellie Traggio ’22 playing in Brogden Cup.

Ellie Traggio ’22 Represents US in U-18 Lacrosse Team

Carrie Cao ’23 , Sports Editor October 28, 2021

After being ranked 2nd in the Shakeschool ’22 showcase, Ellie Traggio ’22 was named to the US Select U18 Lacrosse team to play alongside 21 of the nation’s top high school girls lacrosse players....

Chapman Petersen ’22 competing in Clearwater, FL.

Chapman Peterson ’22 Wins Youth Sailing Competition

Chloe El Hadj ’25 , Staff Writer October 28, 2021

After defending his title at the United States Youth Championships, Chapman Petersen ’22 is ready to check another goal off his list and compete at the national level. Petersen has been named to represent...

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