Sports

Members of the Girls' Varsity Lacrosse Team go for a team hike during  their preseason trip to Arizona.

Zika Derails Preseason Plans

March 31, 2017 at 6:01 am 0 comments

For many students, Spring Break provides an opportunity to rest and relax after a grueling winter term, but for athletes, those two weeks often mean the sweat and blood of preseason training. This year, both the boys’ and girls’ lacrosse teams, as well as the baseball team, went on preseasonRead More

Spring Sports Preview 2016-17

March 31, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Baseball Key Players: Jack Hodgson ’17, Jack Terreri-Fuchs ’18 Captain Jake MacKenzie ’17 stated: “I’m really optimistic about this season because we have experience and a great pitching staff.” MacKenzie also mentioned that with a little more work, the season is positioned to be great. Girls’ Crew Key Members: StewartRead 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

A student streams the tournament on their phone.

Choate Goes Mad for March Madness

March 31, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Around the middle of March every year, people across the country rush to fill out his or her brackets for the men’s college basketball tournament, which most people refer to as March Madness. The tournament consists of 64 teams, selected by an NCAA committee, that compete for the national championship.Read More

Insight into Intramural Fencing

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Coach Kyle Di Tieri is one of the few people on campus with fencing experience – 12 years of it in total, three of which were spent fencing competitively. He is currently coaching students the fundamentals of fencing in Choate’s winter-term intramural program. Coach Di Tieri said that his focusRead More

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Colin Myles ’17: Football Recruit, Wrestling Star

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

A big-time recruit from Sparta, New Jersey, and a two-season varsity athlete, Colin Myles ’17 has been a real asset to Choate’s football and wrestling teams this year.  Coming in as a postgraduate has given Myles an opportunity to enhance his skills on the field and on the mat forRead More

The Atypical Rise through Boys’ Varsity Squash

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

This year, Boys’ Varsity Squash has enjoyed some massive wins, beating schools like Kent, Loomis, Salisbury, and Trinity-Pawling. And while some players such as Robin Armour ’18 and Dylan Muldoon ’17 have brought leadership and experience to the team from the start, Boys’ Varsity Squash boasts a unique crop ofRead More

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Decathlete, Mathematician Mr. Mustafa Abdul-Rahim

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

“Passionate” and “enthusiastic” only begin to describe the attitude of Mr. Mustafa “Mus” Abdul-Rahim, Choate’s new mathematics teacher, basketball coach, and track coach. Whether in the classroom or on the court, the fire inside him inspires others to put 100% into all endeavors. Mr. Abdul-Rahim’s influence makes him an incrediblyRead 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