Articles by: Daniel Brockett '19

The life of a student-athlete at Choate has numerous demands.

Sports vs. Academics: Struggles of Choate Athletes

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

For students at Choate managing all of their commitments is hard enough, but for athletes playing winter sports it gets even harder. There is a limited number of indoor facilities for athletes to practice on, so teams have to practice at unusual times. There are 4 hockey teams on campusRead More

Zach Vandale ’21 has been a valuable long term addition to Boys’ Varsity Hockey.

On the Ice with Zach Vandale ’21

February 2, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

This winter, Boys’ Varsity Hockey has one freshman: Zach Vandale ’21. While he is the only member from his class and a day student, Vandale has had no problems fitting in with the team and adjusting quickly to the higher level of hockey. Associate Editor Dan Brockett ’19 sat downRead More

IBL poses for a team photo before jumping into the court for a game.

Intramural Basketball League Grows in Size — and fun

January 26, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

One of the most popular winter sports on campus is intramural basketball, which is known as the Intramural Basketball League (IBL). IBL convenes three times a week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings and this year, the league is made up of 32 students. At the beginning of the season,Read More

Defenseman Kyle Sanborn ’19 and goaltender Jackson Elkins ’18 follow a puck out of the zone.

Holiday Tournament Results: How Did Choate Fare?

January 19, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The week before we left for winter break, Boys’ Varsity Hockey, Boys’ Varsity Basketball, Girls’ Varsity Basketball, and Girls’ Varsity Hockey were away at tournaments across New England. There are a lot of challenges to traveling to a tournament with classes still meeting the following week, which was different fromRead More

Sans Preseason, Winter Athletes Find Alternative Ways to Prepare

December 15, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Before the season, many of the Choate varsity teams spend time preparing for the upcoming season together. The varsity sports in the fall and the spring have a preseason, but in the winter there is no preseason for the varsity sports due to the shorter break than the other twoRead More

DeerFIeld Day Recap

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Deerfield Day didn’t go as planned this year, but every team still played well. Here’s a recap of 5 of the biggest games from Deerfield Day. Varsity Volleyball: The Choate girls dominated from the first serve until the final point. Deerfield made the Choate girls work hard for the win,Read More

Griffin Birney ’18 and Mustafe Dahir ’19: XC Course Record Breakers

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Within the past year, two runners on Boys’ Cross Country have broken the school record, running the fastest time on Choate’s course by a Choate runner. The previous record was 16 minutes and 33 seconds, held by Bo Peard ’11 until last season when Griffin Birney ’18, who is aRead More

Boys’ Thirds Soccer Rolls Over Cheshire

October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Boys’ Thirds Soccer faced off against Cheshire Academy in a game sponsored by the Boar Pen, something that isn’t exactly normal for a thirds level game, but the team showed up in front of its largest crowd of the season. The numbers on the scoreboard did not represent how theRead More

Sam Brown ’20 during Choate’s 1-1 draw against The Lawrenceville School last Saturday.

Girls’ Soccer Ties Lawrenceville

September 29, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

This past Saturday, Girls’ Varsity Soccer was faced with a tough matchup against Lawrenceville, which was reflected in a final score of 1-1. As the game begun, Choate struck first with a goal from captain Emily Clorite ’18. The first half was a very back and forth game, as ChoateRead More