The Hotchkiss Record

Boys Swimming Makes Waves

The team was restricted to a maximum of 20 people in the pool at once.
December 3, 2020

Intensive off-season training this fall has allowed members of the Boys Swimming team to be in much better shape for the start of the winter season. “I think having two seasons with more or less the...

Best Season Plan During COVID-19: The NHL

The NHL had zero positive tests out of all the players during its season.
November 19, 2020

For sports fans, the prospect of not having an end to the 2019-2020 season due to COVID-19 was a horrible one; however, the majority of leagues found a way to end their seasons safely. Nevertheless, this...

Wrestling Adapts to COVID-19

Members of the wrestling team pose together in Schmidt Rink.
November 19, 2020

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Co-ed Varsity Wrestling team has had to implement substantial changes to its training methods and practice structures this year. The Edward R. Davis Wrestling Room, the...

Athlete of the Issue: Maggie Hatch ’21

Hatch plays goalie for Girls Varsity Hockey in a game during last year's season.
November 19, 2020

Maggie Hatch ’21 is a four-year Senior and captain of Girls Varsity Field Hockey and Girls Varsity Hockey. She plays goalie for ice hockey and has been skating since she was three. Teammate Sarah Holmes...

Varsity Football Focuses on Fundamentals

Varsity Football in a game against Taft during a previous season.
November 5, 2020

After a bounce-back season last year, the Boys Varsity Football faced a challenge this fall. Due to COVID-19-related restrictions, especially on high-contact sports such as football, the team held modified...

Athlete of the Issue: Michael Leon ’21

According to Leon, his strengths are
November 5, 2020

Michael Leon ’21 is a four-year Senior and member of the Boys Varsity Soccer team. Teammate Mo Nuhu ’23 said, “Michael is a role model for so many of us on the soccer team. He is a natural-born leader...

Mountain Biking Embraces Campus Trails

The Mountain Biking team in a race last year.
November 5, 2020

While many teams experienced major restrictions due to COVID-19 protocols, the Co-ed Varsity Mountain Biking team proceeded with minimal changes to its routines and practices. As a naturally socially-distanced...

Athlete of the Issue: Romy Tarantino ’21

Tarantino practicing on Hoyt Field this October. Girls Varsity Soccer has been focusing on building skills and strength this season.
October 21, 2020

Romy Tarantino is a three-year Senior, co-captain of the Girls Varsity Soccer team, and member of the Girls Varsity Lacrosse team. Teammate Lydia Bullock ’22 said, “Romy is nothing short of a great...

World Series Begins in Pandemic-Shortened MLB Season

October 21, 2020

No one expected the Major League Baseball (MLB) season to end before it even began, but that is exactly what happened on March 12, when the league announced the cancellation of Spring Training due to the...

NBA Finals Continue in the Bubble

The Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Lakers face off in the NBA finals.
October 8, 2020

To say this National Basketball Association (NBA) season has been unpredictable is an understatement. From the meteoric rise of new stars, such as Jamal Murray and Tyler Herro, to the utter collapse of...

Athlete of the Issue: Campbell Herring ’21

Herring has been running for seven years.
October 8, 2020

Campbell Herring ’21 is a four-year Senior and captain of Boys Varsity Cross Country. He has been running for seven years and is also a member of the Varsity Track and Field team. Teammate Phil Warren...

Girls Volleyball Sets Up the Season

The Girls Varsity Volleyball team, depicted above in a match last year, has adapted to pandemic restrictions this year by focusing on technical skills.
October 8, 2020

Due to new social distancing guidelines, the Girls Varsity Volleyball team started off this fall practicing outside on Taylor Field for the first two weeks of its season. However, on September 28, the...

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