The Hotchkiss Record

Interview with Dubem Anwunah ’20, Varsity Basketball Player

Interview with Dubem Anwunah ’20, Varsity Basketball Player

Justin Choi '20, Opinions Editor / Sports Media Editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports

This is an interview with Dubem Anwunah '20, a 3-year member of Boys Varsity Basketball. Q: What are a few goals that the team has set this year? What about personal goals you hope to achieve?A: Our largest goal this year is to be known as a gritty, defensive team. Whether we're playing a B ...

Inside the Mind of a Manager: Axel Bhandari ’19

Inside the Mind of a Manager: Axel Bhandari ’19

Nick Hsu '20

December 6, 2018


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Axel Bhandari ’19 is a four-year Senior and two-year manager of the Varsity Field Hockey Team. In the winter, Bhandari plays club puck, and was a captain of Boys JV Lacrosse last year. Alexandra Bowman ’21, a Varsity Field Hockey team member, said, “He has had a major impact on this team throu...

Athlete of the Issue: Nia Warren ’19

Athlete of the Issue: Nia Warren ’19

Yitong Wu '20

December 6, 2018


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Nia Warren ’19 is co-captain of the Varsity Volleyball Team. Nia plays outside hitter and has contributed greatly in her two-year career on the team. Harper Perchik ’20, a member of the team, said, “She is a dynamic player who does what’s best for the team. When Alaina [Colby ’22] got sick, Ni...

Varsity Field Hockey Places Second at New Englands

Connie Cao '21

December 6, 2018


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While many students traveled home for Thanksgiving Break, the Varsity Field Hockey team braved the cold Connecticut weather and stayed behind to compete in the New England Championships. After leaving the quarter and semifinals with big wins against Sacred Heart and Nobles, the team faced off against Ando...

The Best of Spirit Week

November 15, 2018


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Best of Red, White, and Blue DayBest of Preppy DayBest of Clash DayBest of Twin Day ...

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, ...