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Leaping into a New Era: The Possibility of an Upper School Dance Class

Amy Zhang '18, Guest Writer

April 5, 2018

Filed under 2017-2018 Issue, Sports

As dance team finished its last performance on February 14, Coach Dale Sherman announced to dance team members that she will propose launching a dance class as an art elective in the future. The two-hour practices during the Winter Season do not give dance team enough time to prepare for the final show. Some choreographers...

Achieving Victory: A Track Team Snapshot

Olivia Dewitt '18, Guest Writer

April 5, 2018

Filed under 2017-2018 Issue, Sports

Originally featured in the March 2018 Edition Baldwin’s Upper School Track Team, coached by Ije Iheoma and Dashera Richardson, competed in the New Balance Nationals Race in New Jersey March 9-11. Before the race, captain Marissa McGarrey ‘18 recalled, “With countless hours of preparation and enduring some of the toug...

Figure Skating Sensations Rippon and Tennell are Going Beyond the Gold

Emma Bradley '18, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

Filed under 2017-2018 Issue, Sports

Originally featured in the March 2018 Edition The Winter Olympics held in South Korea dominated the television channels for several weeks, beginning with the Opening Ceremony on February 9, 2018. From curling to figure skating to ski jumping or snowboarding, each event was filled with the most qualified and accomplished athl...

All Inter-Ac Athletes Across All Grades

Emma Bradley '18, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018

Filed under 2017-2018 Issue, Sports

Originally featured in the January/February 2018 Edition Every year, incredibly talented individuals are recognized as All-Inter-Ac League Athletes, which includes First Team, Second Team and Honorable Mention, based on their performance throughout the season and their clearly displayed talent overall. Athletes who are ...

Eighth Time Sure is not the Charm for USA Men’s National Team

Emma Bradley '18, Staff Writer

January 4, 2018

Filed under 2017-2018 Issue, Sports

Originally featured in the December 2017 Edition The soccer World Cup brings teams from all countries together through exciting and cutthroat competition. There are separate divisions for male and female players, but both American teams usually qualify and are usually expected to qualify for the World Cup, given the overwhelmin...

Athlete of the Month: Haley Tavares ’18

Caroline Buchner '18, Staff Writer

January 4, 2018

Filed under 2017-2018 Issue, Sports

Originally featured in the December 2017 Edition Haley Tavares ’18, varsity co-captain of the volleyball team, has made tremendous strides in her athletic career at Baldwin. Tavares joined Baldwin in first grade and started on the varsity volleyball team in eighth grade. For five years, Tavares has been one of the most re...

To Be or Not to Be a Student Athlete

Sasha Wayman '20, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

Filed under 2017-2018 Issue, Sports

Originally featured in the November 2017 Edition “GO BEARS!” This is a recurring chant that sounds through the halls on the Baldwin campus at least once a day. This usually refers to the many accomplishments stemming from Baldwin athletics. For instance, in 2010 the crew team’s varsity lightweight double earned first plac...

Double Commits across the Double S’s

Emma Bradley '18, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

Filed under 2017-2018 Issue, Sports

Originally featured in the November 2017 Edition It sure is college commit season for Sam Martin ‘18 and Grace Steelman ‘18, who recently committed to playing collegiate sports next year. We celebrate their accomplishments on the field and in the court as they have led both of their teams to success countless years in ...

Gia Vicari ’19: Athlete of the Month

Gia Vicari ’19: Athlete of the Month

October 15, 2017

Originally featured in the September/October 2017 Edition With deadlines right around the corner, the sen...

How Do Underclassmen Feel About Their Fall Sports?

Tessa Pearlstein '21, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017

Filed under 2017-2018 Issue, Sports

Originally featured in the September/October 2017 Edition With the beginning of the fall athletics season, everyone is getting the feel of their new sports. Each sport is unique in its challenges, and there are some ups and downs to all of them. Cross country is a challenge for athletes of all ages and skill sets. It i...

A Double Header Headache: Where Are Our Boys?

A Double Header Headache: Where Are Our Boys?

October 13, 2017

Originally featured in the September/October 2017 Edition In the beginning of September, to kick off the ...

Athlete of the Month: Marissa Mcgarrey ’18

Alexandra Phelan '19, Staff Writer

October 1, 2017

Filed under 2016-2017 Issue, Sports

Originally featured in the January 2017 edition Sports have always been a part of the life of junior Marissa Mcgarrey, from when she first started playing when she was very young. Currently a member of Baldwin’s soccer, indoor track, and lacrosse teams, McGarrey has learned lessons from spending a lot of time on the fiel...

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