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

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, Katie worked with Hackley head football coach Simon Berk at Rye High School. She worked as the h...

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

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 that, with the right amount of effort and time, is achievable. Many Hackley alumni have been successful...

Increased participation in boys soccer leads to innovative solution

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 challenging decision as to how they would split the teams. Coach Gillard, head coach of the varsity boy...

Hackley basketball bounces back

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, they look strong with a foundation of senior captains comprised of Enzi Teacher, Mathew Wiele, and...

All Hackley teams are victorious at Spring Sting

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 while also providing a fun and engaging day for the students of Lower and Middle Schools.   ...

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

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 and they explode out of their starting positions and race to the finish line. With a team of ...

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 own specifications. Despite the fact that sports betting is illegal in most states, recent observat...

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, sneakers squeaking against the wood floor, the sound of a shot as the ball goes through the net, the feel...

Rock climbing and curling clubs allow students to experience new physical education options off campus

Rock climbing and curling clubs allow students to experience new physical education options off campus

By Ethan Yablon, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

Only 1.5 to 2 million people in the world curl or have ever curled. While not as large or popular as other sports, curling has a community that is as close-knit as any other. The Hackley curling PE class takes place once a week every Wednesday night and has about 10 or 12 members every year dati...

Boys’ Soccer came up short in NYSAIS, ending an otherwise successful season

Boys’ Soccer came up short in NYSAIS, ending an otherwise successful season

By Hadley Chapman, Staff Writer

January 14, 2019

Hackley Varsity Varsity Boys' Soccer made tremendous progress last season, despite the loss of Senior captain Patrick Wertimer due to a foot injury in the first week of the season. According to Coach John Gillard, the team's success can be partially attributed to their positive mentality and enthusiasm f...

Split workout space may cause gender separation

Split workout space may cause gender separation

By Sydney Stoller, Managing Editor

January 13, 2019

A student pushes open the huge glass doors that mark the entrance to the new health and wellness center, walks past The Well café and turns left into the cardio room. Its floor-length windows and high ceilings present a stark contrast to its darker weight room counterpart in the basement of the same bui...

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