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Transitioning to Spring Sports

Transitioning to Spring Sports

By Sami Rowbottom, Staff Writer April 29, 2021

With COVID-19 cases rising during the winter, Hackley made the decision to alter the winter sports schedule to minimize risk. In the earlier winter months, sports practices were conducted normally with...

Spring Sports Practices Begin

Spring Sports Practices Begin

By Griffin Senyek, Events Editor March 14, 2021

Even with remnants of snow still remaining on the Hackley campus, spring sports kicked off Tuesday, March 9th. That said, interscholastic competition is still on hold, confirming the cancellation of a...

Sophomore Danny O'Brien prepares to escape the pocket.

Post Fall Sports Reflection

By Chloe Yancovich and Sami Rowbottom January 12, 2021

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, almost every activity has been limited and/or changed, including fall sports. Hackley students were fortunate enough to have their seasons, despite COVID-19 restrictions....

Squashed it! New boys and girls varsity squash coaches transform program

By Hadley Chapman and Calista Santomero March 3, 2020

Squash, not to be confused with the vegetable, is a fast-paced racket sport played indoors. It is an all-year sport for those who participate in tournaments, but for school purposes, it is played during...

Katie works with Freshman Dan Paridis to get him ready for his soccer game. Before Kayla came to Hackley she was an athletic trainer at Rockland Community college. She graduated from SUNY Cortland in 2017 and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics to become a Registered Dietitian as well as a Certified Athletic trainer.

New Athletic Trainers Katie Jenson and Kayla Simpson Bring New Methods to the Training Room

By Hadley Chapman, Senior Staff Writer November 25, 2019

From working with ACL tears to minor thumb sprains, new athletic trainers Katie Jenson and Kayla Simpson have found themselves busy this fall working with injured athletes.  Prior to working at Hackley,...

Ryan Ruocco '04 with New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter. Ruocco went on to become a play-by-play annoucer for the Yankees on YES.

From Hackley to your TV screen: The journey of alumni from high school to sports broadcasting

By Griffin Senyek and Nicky Wind November 7, 2019

Billions of people around the world follow sports every day. Both the fans and the industry would be nowhere without the work of sports broadcasters. It is a business that is hard to get into, but one...

JV Soccer captain Theo Yannuzzi dribbles past defenders in Hackley's game against Horace Mann.

Increased participation in boys soccer leads to innovative solution

By Griffin Senyek, Staff Writer October 27, 2019

This soccer preseason, Coach Gillard and Coach Wright were very surprised and excited to see nearly 50 players signed up for the boys soccer program. With all the eager players, this left them with a very...

Senior Matthew Wiele warming up with a dunk for Hackley's House of Sports AAU fall basketball tournament.

Hackley basketball bounces back

By Charlie Lee, Staff Writer October 17, 2019

After a disappointing 1-13 season for the Hackley Boys Varsity Basketball team, the group is poised to bounce back this year under second-year head coach Zach Kuba. Although the team lost five seniors,...

Junior midfielder Julia Thomson reaches to win the draw. Thomson uses her speed and height to her advantage in dominating Horace Mann.

All Hackley teams are victorious at Spring Sting

By Sydney Stoller, Online Editor in Chief April 28, 2019

The Sting is an event organized by the Hackley Parents Association that occurs once during Fall, Winter, and Spring. The event is designed to build school spirit and support for the athletic teams...

Senior captain William Crainer and Junior Hudson Kelley come to the finish line of the 3200. In their first meet, they both qualified for NYSAIS.

Track and Field team competes at the Sting for the first time

By Hadley Chapman, Senior Staff Writer April 24, 2019

Hackley runners eagerly line up for the start of their race. They get into their lanes, eyes forward on what is ahead. The track is dead silent as they wait for the gun to go off. A few seconds later...

Sports betting increases in popularity among students despite risk of addiction

By Cole Wyman, Sports Editor April 8, 2019

In May of last year, the Supreme Court overturned a 1992 federal law that banned sports betting. The ruling did not legalize sports betting, but it did allow individual states to legalize it with their...

Coach Brown shares wisdom and love for basketball with JV Girl’s team, leading them to victory

Coach Brown shares wisdom and love for basketball with JV Girl’s team, leading them to victory

By Hadley Chapman, Senior Staff Writer March 22, 2019

“How different the world would look without the game,” second-year JV girls basketball coach Sam Brown said, “That court with all the lines, rules, and regulations, that rim, that backboard,...

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