The Hotchkiss Record

Mountain Biking in High Gear

Mountain Biking  in High Gear

Vivian Shi ’23

October 24, 2019

Although the Mountain Biking team is only in its fourth year, the team is dominating the league. It has expanded rapidly and nearly doubled in size since its inaugural year, with 14 bikers now on the roster. Charlie McLean ’22 said, “On the first day of practice, I couldn’t believe I was looking...

Girls JV Soccer Embraces New Leadership

October 24, 2019

As the weather grows colder, the Girls JV Soccer team brings a warm energy to the field with its confidence and genuine camaraderie. Creating a strong team bond has been one of the major focus points of the team this year, particularly in integrating new lowerclass students with returners. After graduating...

Girls JV Field Hockey Comes Together

Girls JV Field Hockey Comes Together

Atalia Jae Navarro ’21

October 11, 2019

Thanks to a strong team dynamic, the Girls JV Field Hockey team kicked off its season with a 1-1-1 record. The team features both returners and new members, many of whom started on the Thirds team last year. Usually found on the ’49 Fields, the girls work hard at improving their skills during each...

Coach’s Corner: Brodie Quinn ’11

Coach’s Corner: Brodie Quinn ’11

Lucas Mastrodomenico ’20

October 11, 2019

Brodie Quinn ’ 11 has stepped into his new role as the director of athletic performance and fitness, as well as defensive coordinator of the Varsity Football Team. Quinn came to Hotchkiss as a postgraduate in the Fall of 2010, playing football and baseball. Throughout his career, he has been a part...

Boys Thirds Soccer Plays Smart

Boys Thirds Soccer Plays Smart

Margo Donohue ’22

October 11, 2019

Despite the fickle weather, the Boys Thirds Soccer team has proved itself early on in the season. Winning four games against Berkshire, Forman, Salisbury, and Rumsey Hall, the team has been thriving since the start of the season. Losing just one game last year, Boys Thirds Soccer expects to maintain...

Varsity Volleyball Ups the Intensity

Varsity Volleyball Ups the Intensity

Vivian Shi ’23

October 11, 2019

Stepping into this season, the Varsity Volleyball team looks to build on last year's success and team chemistry. The team is striving to make the playoffs this season. With new players Camila Marcus ’20, Piper Willinger ’22, and others joining the team this year, the team has shifted to a more balanced...

Win Against Deerfield Energizes Varsity Football

Win Against Deerfield  Energizes Varsity Football

Julia Chai ’20

October 10, 2019

Although down 20-14 against Deerfield halfway through the fourth quarter, the Varsity Football team had a lot of fight left in it. James Corcoran ’20 made an impressive catch in the corner of the endzone to tie the game at 20; however, the team missed the opportunity for the extra point, and the game...

Athlete of the Issue: Kostia Howard ’20

Athlete of the Issue: Kostia Howard ’20

Ethan Vashel ’21

October 10, 2019

Kostia Howard ’20 is a captain of the boys cross country team in the fall and track and field team in the spring, a musician, and an accomplished student. He has taken some of the most challenging classes offered while maintaining his dedication to running.What are the cross country team's overarching...

Field Hockey Looks to Continue Dominance

Field Hockey Looks to Continue Dominance

Margo Donohue ’22 Staff Writer

September 22, 2019

Despite fickle weather during the preseason, the Varsity Field Hockey team has leapt into the fall season with grit and determination. After placing second to Andover in last year's New England Championships and losing just two games last season, the team is striving to build on past success. After...

Boys Varsity Cross Country Runs as a Pack

Boys Varsity Cross Country Runs as a Pack

Ha Trang Tran ’22 Staff Writer

September 22, 2019

After a successful season last year, the Boys Varsity Cross Country team is hoping to bring the same energy, unity, and discipline into this year’s season. Although many changes were made this season, the team strives to integrate its new members while preserving traditions from previous years. Cross...

Athlete of the Issue: Louisa Essuman ’20

Athlete of the Issue: Louisa Essuman ’20

Elaine Oghoore ’22 Contributing Writer

September 22, 2019

Louisa Essuman ’20 is a four-year Senior and member of the Girls Varsity Soccer and Girls Junior Varsity Basketball teams. Sadie Gould ’20 said, “Louisa brings a lot of creativity to the field and is very fun to watch [and] play with. She has amazing foot skills and speed that really set her apart...

Water Polo Builds Foundation

Water Polo Builds Foundation

Jill Lanzone ’22 Contributing Writer

September 22, 2019

As the new school year begins, many students are suiting up for Varsity Water Polo. With a few changes from last year, the team is looking forward to a successful season. The most dramatic change to the team since last year is that it is now co-ed. The Girls Varsity Water Polo team was cancelled last...