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Last weekend, Taylor Christiana ’18 became the first female to compete in a Choate football game.

Taylor Christiana ’18: Kicking Away Gender Norms

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

It’s not very often that a JV kicker can make history, but that is exactly what Taylor Christiana ’18 did this past Sunday when JV football played its first game of the season, and Christiana started as kicker in a 26-7 win over NYC Lions Football. She became the firstRead More

Varsity Fall Preview

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Boys’ Soccer: Boys’ Varsity Soccer is young and has plenty of room to grow, but it seems poised to have a great season. Co-captain Zach Lopes ’18 is the leader of the team’s defense this year, while newcomer Brendan Kish ’19 will likely add to the team’s offense on theRead More

Photo courtesy of Ross Mortensen

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

Wild Boars Make Comeback, Annihilate Deerfield, 44-20

Wild Boars Make Comeback, Annihilate Deerfield, 44-20

November 18, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

With the rest of the varsity sweep intact on this past Deerfield Day, Varsity Football looked to finish off the Green and White with a victory out on the gridiron. Although Deerfield had been defeated in all other varsity sports, their fans came out hard and loud, creating an electricRead More

Off the Field with LJ Spinnato

November 18, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Head Coach of the Choate Football program, Mr. Lawrence Spinnato, spends countless hours offering insight and support to his players, both as football team members and as young men. His experience and coaching method have brought a fresh perspective to the team. I had the privilege of sitting down withRead More

Hunter Reynolds cradles the ball as he dodges a defender.

Off the Field with Hunter Reynolds

October 7, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

A post-graduate from South Orange, New Jersey, talented athlete Hunter Reynolds ’17 plays a key role on Choate’s Varsity Football team. The wide receiver, cornerback, and kick returner is doing wonders on a squad already loaded with talent, but there is more to Reynolds than who he is on theRead More

The Wild Boars patch up the hole in their bus using a kicker’s net.

Football Finds Trouble… and a Toll Booth

October 7, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Last Saturday night, Boys’ Varsity Football boarded their DATTCO charter bus triumphant. They had just beat Phillips Exeter Academy 49-0, adding another win to their 24+ victory streak. But the night’s excitement played out on more than just the field, for the trip back included a sideswiped toll booth andRead More

The Wild Boars hone skills and push limits at practice in preparation for the 2016 season.

Football Seeks Another Championship

September 30, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Varsity football is one of the most celebrated teams at Choate. The Wild Boars  have been undefeated for two years, and are hoping to continue that streak during the 2016 season. They kicked off this year with a historic win against Cheshire on Saturday, September 17. The game was aRead More

Marijuana, Painkillers, and Football Controversy

May 27, 2016 at 6:00 am 2 comments

Whether it be Lance Armstrong, Barry Bonds, or Marion Jones, the use of performance-enhancing drugs has been a huge problem in sports for a long time. It is a recurring issue, and most of the substances abused take the forms of steroids or blood doping. But a new scandal hasRead More