Articles by: Cecilia Curran '20

Senior Farewells: Abby Blair and Chris Birch

Senior Farewells: Abby Blair and Chris Birch

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Abby Blair When thinking of a tri-varsity athlete, most imagine a super athlete oozing with natural talent. For Connecticut native Abby Blair ’17, she doesn’t exactly fit the mold. Blair’s athletic career at Choate has taken all sorts of twists and turns, but she’s learned her fair share of lessonsRead More

Members of Choate Soccer Club line up on the steps of Hill House.

Behind the Scenes with Choate Soccer Club

April 14, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Most soccer aficionados tend to limit their hobby to keeping up with their favorite league or playing pick-up at the park. Some like Dilibe Iloeje ’18 start a club. Still a relatively new club on campus, the Choate Soccer Club was brought to the public eye as the perfect platformRead More

Sitting Down With Hunter Reynolds and Jack Vara

Sitting Down With Hunter Reynolds and Jack Vara

March 31, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Every year, a number of single-sport athletes come to Choate to spend a postgraduate year, but what happens in his or her off seasons? For Hunter Reynolds ’17, a postgraduate from South Orange, New Jersey, there has proved to be no off-season. He joins Choate’s Boys’ Track team this spring.Read More

Catching Up with the Farrell Alumni

Catching Up with the Farrell Alumni

February 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Harvard University sailing prodigy Dylan Farrell ’14 Last week I talked to Dylan Farrell ’14, who sailed on Choate’s team during his time here and is now pursuing his passion at Harvard. We discussed his history with the sport as well as his experience transitioning between high school and collegiateRead More

On the Ice with Referee Marty Tangredi

February 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

A critical presence at Remsen Rink, whom hockey players respect and depend on, is referee Mr. Marty Tangredi. I spoke with Mr. Tangredi to learn more about his history with the game and his 27 years of experience officiating at Choate. A true all-around hockey person, he started playing hockeyRead More

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Behind the Wheel with the Remsen Rink Zamboni Drivers

February 3, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, Choate students flock to the ice rink to watch their peers play hockey, with the occasional break for the Zamboni to come through. However, few actually know the Zamboni drivers and how they came to be. I spoke to three of them – WilliamRead More

On the Ice With the Freshmen Of GVH

January 27, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

As the Girl’s Varsity Hockey season gets into full swing, freshman players Gina Driscoll ’20, Christina Tournas ’20, and Effie Tournas ’20 have begun to understand what being a varsity athlete really means. With goals and assists under their wings, all three have proved that they are major assets toRead More

Sportsmanship Struggles

November 18, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

This Deerfield Day, as fans from both schools got rowdy to support their teams, many students were forced to confront the ugly side of the rivalry between Choate Rosemary Hall and Deerfield Academy. Problems arose in boys’ thirds soccer, boys’ varsity soccer, and varsity football. Boys’ thirds soccer had toRead More

Alumni in Athletics: Etzel Twins of 2015

Alumni in Athletics: Etzel Twins of 2015

October 21, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Danielle Danielle Etzel graduated from Choate in 2015. She played center midfield and goalkeeper on the Choate Girls’ Varsity Soccer team for four years and is now a goalkeeper for Harvard Crimson women’s soccer. Joseph Coyne ’19: How long have you been playing soccer for? Danielle Etzel ’15: I probablyRead More