Sports

Boys’ Thirds Tennis players practice their stellar skills at an afternoon practice at the Hunt Tennis Center.

On and Off the Court with Boys’ Thirds Tennis

May 13, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Boys’ Thirds Tennis, coached by Mr. Philip Kojo Clarke and captain Faisal Nazer ’19, may very well be one of the most demanding teams that a Choate student can join. Each practice starts and ends with rigorous physical conditioning: sprints, pushups, and sit-ups are commonplace. During practice, team members improveRead More

Captain Ben Wishnie-Edwards ’16 prepares to huck the disc downfield past two Hotchkiss defenders.

Again, Ultimate Falls to Hotckiss

April 22, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The Varsity Ultimate Frisbee team took on both The Gunnery and Hotchkiss for the second time this season, last Saturday, April 16. After a quick game against The Gunnery School, resulting in a sweeping win of 11-1, Choate fell short to the Hotchkiss Bearcats with a score of 3-11. InRead More

Ms. Blitzer coaches the girls’ varsity water polo team during a tense season opener. The girls went on to triumph over Williston Northampton, securing a 16-8 win for Choate.

Blitzer Leaves Strong Legacy

April 22, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Since her arrival at Choate in 2010, Ms. Meg Blitzer has been a beloved biology and environmental science teacher, as well as an well-respected water polo coach. To the dismay of students and faculty alike, this highly valued campus member will depart from Choate after the end of this schoolRead More

Choate Wild Boars Get Served

April 22, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Boys’ varsity volleyball has had a rocky start to the season after graduating six players last year. Going 1-2 in their first three games, the team was anxious for a win heading into their matchup last Friday against Newington High School. Newington took the first set 25-20 due in largeRead More

Hockey Hero Sabrina Huett ’16

Hockey Hero Sabrina Huett ’16

April 15, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

For this week’s postgraduate profile, Joseph Coyne ’19 sat down with Sabrina Huett ’16 to talk about herself, the Choate PG experience, and her past and future with hockey. JC: When did you start playing hockey and why? SH: I started playing hockey in fourth grade. Before hockey, I usedRead More

Boars Pummel Pomfret Griffins

April 15, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Last Saturday, April 9, the girls’ varsity lacrosse team took on Pomfret School in its first home game of the season. As the final buzzer sounded, the scoreboard read 13-10 in favor of the Wild Boars. However, the pattern of the game was surprisingly different from what the final scoreRead More

Choate’s three talented and dedicated golf teams are looking forward to competitive seasons.

Hitting the Links with Choate Golf

April 15, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Peace and quiet at Choate seems for many like a dream, but for the members of Choate’s girls’ and boys’ varsity golf teams, it is a reality. While many students athletes are at batting practice, hurdling on the track, or sprinting down the lacrosse field, members of the golf teamsRead More

Outside the Bubble: Off-Campus Sports

April 8, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Choate is a time-consuming place, there’s no doubt about it. However, the Choate grind just isn’t enough for some students; despite bountiful time commitments, a special group of athletes on campus finds time to play for club and town teams outside of school. Some of these students are committed toRead More

Varsity Sailing: On the Sea for Change

Varsity Sailing: On the Sea for Change

April 8, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The Blue and Gold is looking greener than ever as we head out on the water this spring. For the first time, Choate’s Varsity Sailing program is teaming up with Sailors for the Sea, a marine conservation organization, to set the standard for clean sailing at the high-school level. SinceRead More