The Hotchkiss Record

Boys Varsity Basketball’s Season Begins with a Bang

Boys Varsity Basketball’s Season Begins with a Bang

Toby Pouler ’20

January 31, 2019

The Boys Varsity Basketball team has started the season with an impressive record of 11-3, including an undefeated 5-0 record at home. Thanks to a combination of experienced returners and impactful new players, the team has enjoyed one of its best openings in recent years.Heavy recruitment caused...

Superbowl LIII Pits Rams Against Patriots

Superbowl LIII Pits Rams Against Patriots

Lucas Mastrodomenico ’20

January 31, 2019

On February 3, 2002, the young backup-turned-starting-quarterback Tom Brady and the Patriots triumphed over regular season MVP Kurt Warner and the Rams on football’s biggest stage. Seventeen years after that Super Bowl victory, Brady will have to recreate the win that started it all, in order to e...

Girls JV Squash Bounces Back

Girls JV Squash Bounces Back

Lucy Haswell ’20

January 31, 2019

Last Wednesday, Girls JV Squash traveled to the Berkshire School and returned with a clean sweep of 7-0. The team had a rocky beginning to the season, losing its first four games when many players were sick with the flu. The team has made a comeback, however, winning two of its past three games.  ...

Three Wrestlers Place at Brunswick

Three Wrestlers Place at Brunswick

Yitong Wu ’20

January 31, 2019

The freezing winter snow did not cool off the determination of the Varsity Wrestling team. On January 19, the team competed at the Brunswick Tournament and received three top recognitions.  The team placed tenth amongst 16 participating schools. Individually, AJ Caba ’20 placed fourth at 138 pounds, Tiki C...

Athlete of the Issue: Olivia King ’19

Athlete of the Issue: Olivia King ’19

Mame Balde ’20

January 31, 2019

Olivia King ’19 is a three-year Senior and co-captain of the Girls Varsity Swimming and Diving Team. Eden Oostenink ’20 said, “Olivia has not only contributed some of the highest scores we’ve seen in a long time, but also helped every single one of her teammates be the best they can possibly be....

Recent Success Revives Girls Varsity Hockey

Recent Success Revives Girls Varsity Hockey

Yitong Wu ’20

January 16, 2019

Neither exams nor the flu have stopped the Girls Varsity Hockey team from showing its excellence in its first eight games. The team started off the season with a record of 5-1-2, already an improvement from last year’s record of 4-11-6. After a close 2-1 loss to Greenwich Academy last year, t...

Girls Varsity Squash Boasts New Lineup

Girls Varsity Squash Boasts New Lineup

Connie Cao ’21

January 16, 2019

On Wednesday, January 9, the Girls Varsity Squash team traveled to Yale University to compete against Squash Haven, a squash club from New Haven, CT. The team returned with a 6-1 win.The team had a shaky start to the season, dropping three straight matches against strong competitors: Deerfield, Greenwich...

Athlete of the Issue: Nick Adams ’19

Athlete of the Issue: Nick Adams ’19

Luke Kalaydjan ’20

January 16, 2019

Nick Adams ’19, co-captain of Wrestling, has been with the team since his Junior year. Nick is also an active member of Sailing during the spring. His teammate Amanda Maia ’19 said, “Nick is a great inspiration to look up to in wrestling. Joining the team was intimidating, but Nick took me in an...

Boys Varsity Swimming Makes Big Waves with Small Roster

Boys Varsity Swimming Makes Big Waves with Small Roster

Nick Hsu ’20

January 16, 2019

The Boys Varsity Swimming and Diving team is leaving opponents in its wake with a strong start to the season, earning themselves a decisive 101-76 win against Avon in its first meet at home. Reminiscent of last year’s first meet, which ended in a 101-74 win against Avon, the team appears to be on trac...

Boys JV Basketball Shoots for Success

Boys JV Basketball Shoots for Success

Lucas Mastrodomenico ’20

January 16, 2019

With 12 out of 15 players returning from last season, Boys JV Basketball looks to build off of last season’s record of 6-7. Before leaving for winter break, the team took advantage of a scrimmage against Millbrook to apply the skills it had been working on during practice. This was the team’s fir...

The Ferguson Twins– Hockey Hard-Hitters

Justin Choi

January 11, 2019

The Ferguson Twins - Hockey Hard-hittersThis is an interview with Emily and Jack Ferguson '20, both members of the Girls and Boys Varsity Hockey Team. Emily Ferguson ’20 - Varsity Girls Hockey (Midfielder/Defender)Q: What are a few goals that the team has set this year? Wh...

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 5, 2018

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 ...