The Hotchkiss Record

Girls Varsity Squash Boasts New Lineup

Girls Varsity Squash Boasts New Lineup

Connie Cao ’21

January 17, 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...

Boys Varsity Swimming Makes Big Waves with Small Roster

Boys Varsity Swimming Makes Big Waves with Small Roster

Nick Hsu ’20

January 17, 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 17, 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 12, 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

December 6, 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 ...

Inside the Mind of a Manager: Axel Bhandari ’19

Inside the Mind of a Manager: Axel Bhandari ’19

Nick Hsu '20

December 6, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...