The Hotchkiss Record

Athlete of the Issue: Leo Poggi ’20

Athlete of the Issue: Leo Poggi ’20

Carrie Cao ’23

March 4, 2020

Leo Poggi ’20 is a four-year Senior and co-captain of the Boys Varsity Swim Team. This past weekend, Poggi led the team to a third-place finish in the Founder’s League Championships, placing second in the 500 yard freestyle, sixth in the 200 yard freestyle, and second in the 200 yard medley and 400 ya...

Girls Varsity Squash Victorious at New Englands

Girls Varsity Squash Victorious at New Englands

Alex Cheng ’23

March 4, 2020

On February 28, the Girls Varsity Squash team traveled to the New England Interscholastic Squash Association (NEISA) championship, hoping to finish the season strong. The team went 11-6 for the regular season, working hard to improve its skills and maintain its rigor. The team finished third in Divisio...

Girls Varsity Hockey Builds New Roster

Girls Varsity Hockey Builds New Roster

Devin Goldstein ’21

March 4, 2020

Despite achieving fewer wins than in past years, the Girls Varsity Hockey team held its own against the league’s strongest competitors this season and aims to ride this momentum into additional success next year. The girls do not believe that their season record reflects how they have played, as C...

Inside the Mind of a Manager: Carter Day ’20

Inside the Mind of a Manager: Carter Day ’20

Max Beckwith ’21

February 27, 2020

Four-year Senior Carter Day ’20 is a three-year manager of the Boys Varsity Basketball team. Day records games and creates highlight tapes for the team’s Instagram account, @hotchkisshoops, as well as helping out in an array of other ways. He, along with co-managers Alaina Colby ’21, Aaron Tandatnick...

Boys Swimming Rejuvenated

Boys Swimming Rejuvenated

Hannah Goldberg ’22, Sports Editor

February 27, 2020

As the Boys Varsity Swimming team gears up for the postseason, Hixon Pool is a chaos of chlorine, water, and swimmers. With its largest roster in years, the team is comprised of 21 students. The team also contains more younger students compared to previous seasons. The majority of the squad is made...

Girls Varsity Basketball Looks to a Bright Future

Girls Varsity Basketball Looks to a Bright Future

Rachel Mokriski ’21, Sports Editor

February 27, 2020

This season, the Girls Varsity Basketball team has transformed into a force to be reckoned with in the Founders League. The girls have surprised competitors with their resilience and cohesiveness, as well as their improved skills. With a roster very similar to last year’s, new Head Coach Mike Hickey,...

Athlete of the Issue: Ellie Burke ’20

Athlete of the Issue: Ellie Burke ’20

Toby Atwill ’22

February 27, 2020

Ellie Burke ’20, a three-year Senior and three-year member of the Girls Varsity Squash Team, is co-captain of the team and their 1st seeded player. Aside from playing squash, Burke plays JV Lacrosse in the spring. Teammate Nina Flinn ’21 said, “Ellie always brings a positive attitude to our practices...

Boys JV Hockey Integrates New Players

Boys JV Hockey Integrates New Players

Margo Donohue ’22, Sports Editor

February 27, 2020

Boys JV Hockey has dominated its season with a 8-2-2 record, playing confidently together as a team. Not only has the team succeeded in improving from its 7-5-3 record last season, but it has also made a huge effort to elevate its level of play by communicating more on the ice and passing more efficiently....

The XFL Lives Up to the Hype

The XFL Lives Up to the Hype

Alex Cheng ’23

February 27, 2020

The newly revived X Football League (XFL), a fast paced, high scoring football league, has returned to save football fans from the eight month wait between the Super Bowl and the beginning of the next National Football League (NFL) season. First founded in 2001, the XFL initially folded after its inaugural...

Young Wrestling Team Enters Postseason

Young Wrestling Team Enters Postseason

Rachel Mokriski ’21, Sports Editor

February 5, 2020

On a team where the focus is not only to become a better athlete, but also a better person, this year’s wrestlers have been working tirelessly to wrestle harder, stronger, and smarter. Of the team’s 26-wrestler roster, 14 members are new to the team. The captains’ main goal this year is to instill...

Girls JV Squash Makes a Comeback

Girls JV Squash Makes a Comeback

Margo Donohue ’22, Sports Editor

February 5, 2020

After a rocky first few weeks marred by losses and cancelled games, the Girls JV Squash team is getting its season back on track. Despite losing the first few matches of the season, players remained motivated and confident, and their positive attitude has paid off. On Wednesday, January 29, the team...

Athlete of the Issue: Henry Wilder ’20

Athlete of the Issue: Henry Wilder ’20

Toby Atwill ’22

February 5, 2020

Henry Wilder ’20, a four-year Senior and member of the Boys Varsity Hockey Team, is a co-captain of the team and serves as the starting goalie. Next fall, Wilder will play hockey as a member of the Eagles at Boston College. Teammate Luke Johnson ’22 said, “He gives us a chance to win every game....