The Hotchkiss Record

Thirds Girls Soccer Remains Undefeated

Thirds Girls Soccer Remains Undefeated

Yitong Wu ’20

November 1, 2018


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The cold and rainy fall weather has not put out the Girls Thirds Soccer team’s fire.  While the recent reshaping of the team initially posed challenges, both newcomers and returners have found their groove. One of the team’s major challenges in the beginning of the season was helping newcomers...

Red Sox Relish Record- Setting Series Victory

November 1, 2018


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The Boston Red Sox’ recent World Series victory over the is one for the history books.  With the best record in baseball since the 1998 Yankees and a dominant playoff run in which the team lost just three total games, the Red Sox have cemented their legacy as among the great baseball teams of all t...

Girls Cross Country Strides Towards Founders

Girls Cross Country Strides Towards Founders

Stephanie Ge ’22

November 1, 2018


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The Founder’s League Championship, hosted by Taft this year, is fast approaching for the Girls Cross Country team. The team battled both inclement weather and injuries during the first half of the season. Only about half of the runners were present at a meet hosted by Loomis Chaffee School on ...

New Sports Gear in Our Future

New Sports Gear in Our Future

Britney Douglas ’19

November 1, 2018


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This year, the school was approached by Atlantic Sportswear, producer of Under Armour sports wear, with a proposal to produce Hotchkiss gear. The sports apparel business has been dominated recently by three major brands: Adidas, Nike, and Under Armour. Mr. Danny Smith, Director of Athletics, clarified...

Athlete of the Issue: Max Quinn ’19

Athlete of the Issue: Max  Quinn ’19

Meera Katsura ’22

November 1, 2018


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Max Quinn is a four-year Senior and co-captain of Boys Varsity Football. Quinn also plays Varsity Baseball in the spring. According to Henry Emswiler ’22, Max is “not only a football and baseball athlete, but like a big brother” to players on the football team.When did you start playing football ...

Varsity Field Hockey Sticks to its Strengths

Varsity Field Hockey Sticks to its Strengths

Lucas Mastrodomenico ’20

November 1, 2018


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With a record of 8-1-1, Varsity Field Hockey has had a blazing start to the season. Despite unexpectedly losing the second game of the season to Deerfield, the team bounced back with a 2-0 win against Williston, and hasn’t lost a game since. This year, the team underwent a coaching change, as f...

Underdogs Rock College Football Rankings

Charlie Knight '20

October 31, 2018


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This year has been a whirlwind for college football.  NCAA titans Ohio State, Virginia Tech, and Texas have fallen out of favor, while Purdue, Oklahoma State, and the heretofore unknown Old Dominion (ODU) have been thrown into the national spotlight. These upsets have shaken up the top 25 rankings, ...

Coach’s Corner: Charlie Frankenbach

Coach’s Corner: Charlie Frankenbach

Britney Douglas ’19

October 19, 2018


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Mr. Charlie Frankenbach, instructor in English, has been a member of the school community for 29 years. He coaches fly-fishing in the fall and Boys JV Basketball in the winter seasons. Ben Meyers ’19, a member of fly-fishing, said, “As a fly fishing coach, he asks anglers to fully immerse themselves in...

JV Volleyball: A Team Redesigned

JV Volleyball: A Team Redesigned

Deb Adeyemi ’19

October 19, 2018


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Set side by side, last year’s JV Girls Volleyball team and this year’s differ greatly. A new Head Coach, Mr. William Fenton, and a completely overhauled roster present a unique challenge this year. However, the JV girls see this as a rare opportunity to establish a new identity. Co-captain Sonali...

Thirds Soccer Combines Fury and Fun on the Field

Thirds Soccer Combines Fury and Fun on the Field

Yuki Zhang ’22

October 19, 2018


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Last year, Deerfield and Taft were the only teams to stand between Boys Thirds Soccer and an undefeated season. This year, the team has already defeated both of those teams as part of a 5-1 start.Boys Thirds Soccer experienced an influx of new upperclass students this season. Scott Lewis ’19, a...

Boys Cross Country Sets Sights on Founders

Boys Cross Country Sets Sights on Founders

Lucas Mastrodomenico ’20

October 19, 2018


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Although Boys Varsity Cross Country ended last year’s season with a record of 6-3 and a second place finish at the Founders League Championship, the team is far from satisfied. This year the team aims to finish in first place.At Founders last year, all five scoring runners - Michael Duncan ’19,...

Athlete of the Issue: Gill Duquette ’19

Athlete of the Issue: Gill Duquette ’19

Auden Koetters ’22

October 19, 2018


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Gill Duquette ’19 has been a member of the Girls Varsity Soccer team for four years. She is also goalie of Girls Varsity Hockey. Louisa Essuman ’20, striker on Girls Varsity Soccer, said, “She’s helpful on and off the field. Anytime I’m having a bad game, I know she’ll be there to cheer me...