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The voice of the student body

The Dial

The voice of the student body

The Dial

Hackley Girl’s Cross Country takes off for their 5k race at Van Cortlandt park. The girls competed against over a dozen other schools and hundreds of runners in their final NYSAIS race. Despite the unusually hot day and hilly course, the team performed well with 8th graders Emma Curran and Caitlin Morrow placing in the top 25.

Fall Sports Advance to NYSAIS Championships

By Enya Walsh, Events Editor January 12, 2023

As the fall season came to an end, all teams qualified for NYSAIS, the New York State Association of Independent Schools tournament. Each team had a great end to their season and were strong competitors...

Blocking the Ball

Blocking the Ball

By Rebecca Ingles, Staff Writer January 9, 2023

Hackley offers many different sports during the fall season, including soccer, field hockey, and cross country. In the Ivy Preparatory League, every school has a girls volleyball team except for Hackley...

The girls basketball team celebrates winning the championship. The girls defeated Columbia Prep by the score of 77-66.

Tipping off the Basketball Season

By Caleb Bae, Events Editor January 3, 2023

Looking to start their season off with two wins, the boys and girls varsity basketball teams entered the Columbia Prep Tip-Off Tournament. This small tournament consisted of four teams: Columbia Prep,...

Lucia Monteleone 23 and Catie ORourke 23 are teaming up to trap the St. Lukes player. They are trying to prevent her from passing the ball to one of her teammates so that Hackley can gain possession.

Insider’s Look on the Undefeated Field Hockey and Tennis Teams

By Ashley Currie, News Editor January 3, 2023

The Hackley fall teams dominated this year and the girl’s field hockey and tennis teams were no exception. The girl’s tennis team maintained their undefeated streak to win the Ivy Preparatory League...

Teams go head to head in the 3-on-3 tournament. All the group division games are played half-court on the side hoops with all baskets counting as one point. Later the Semi-finals and finals were played on the actual court.

An Alley Oop to Fun: Hackley 3 v3 Basketball Tournament

By Caleb Bae and Charlie Perlman November 29, 2022

The 3-on-3 basketball tournament is a beloved Hackley tradition that continued this year. Teachers David Sykes and John Gruenberg run a 3-on-3 basketball tournament open to all students in the Upper School....

Hackley girls varsity field hockey celebrates each game win by taking a spot game selfie. They typically post these on the HGVFH instagram informing everyone on the stats of their game.

Fall Sports Teams Use Rituals to Calm Pre-game Anxiety

By Maura McGlarry, Opinion Editor November 1, 2022

Across all of Hackley’s sports teams, each has its own traditions and rituals deeply rooted in its team culture. Colorful and hilarious choreographed outfits, strange but well-earned awards, and favorite...

The Hackley girls varsity soccer team has 9 graduating seniors this year. To reflect on their growth at Hackley, they hold their baby photos. The seniors played an amazing last Dave Allison game with 2 seniors having goals and 1 having an assist.

“Alumni Weekend: Hackley Welcomes Back Alumni, Dave Allison Game, Rivalry Game”

By Caleb Bae and Maura McGlarry October 31, 2022

“Alumni Weekend: Hackley Welcomes Back Alumni, Dave Allison Game, Rivalry Game” Each year the girls varsity soccer team hosts a game to recognize the late Dave Allison, a phenomenal girls varsity...

The Cross Country team poses for a picture after receiving their first place plaque for the boy’s varsity 5k race. The race took place at Van Cortlandt park in the Bronx where most meets occur.

Hackley Cross Country Varsity Boys Take 1st at Collegiate Invitational

By Bella Wasserman, Editor-in-Chief October 28, 2022

The varsity cross country boys team, consisting of sophomore Jackson Beatty, sophomore Fox Quattrone, sophomore Rafael Castro, junior Travis Knaggs, and junior Asher Beck, took first place in the 5K race...

Megan receives her black belt during a recognition dinner with her peers and her sensei.

Unordinary Sports: Megan Hopkins Earns Black Belt in Karate

By Sejal Virk, Staff Writer October 26, 2022

Karate is a sport many people only have some basic knowledge of from pop culture. This isn’t the case for sophomore black belt Megan Hopkins, who has spent half of her life pursuing her karate career. Megan...

Boys Varsity Soccer played under the lights on Pickert Field at the Spring Sting beating Horace Mann 3-1, rallying a spirited student section along the way.

Fall Sports Update

By Annabel Hardart and Enya Walsh October 7, 2022

The beginning of the 2022-2023 school year carries new opportunities for the fall season sports teams. The fall is generally the most spirited time of the year, with the excitement of the new school year...

Catie ORourke is deciding what to do with the ball as she travels down the field. She is maneuvering herself around a King field hockey player. She will be playing field hockey next year at Skidmore College.

Hackley Athletes Prepare to Play in College

By Ashley Currie, News Editor October 3, 2022

The Dial spoke to senior athletes Elizabeth Rudge, Ethan Ohm, and Catie O’Rourke to learn more about the athletic recruiting process. Senior Elizabeth Rudge is committed to playing lacrosse at Hamilton...

All night long the student section kept the teams energy up. As it became clear that Hackley would pull out the win, students lined up along the sideline and began to chant. When the game ended, the excited fans rushed the field and celebrated with their team.

Redemption Tour: Boys Varsity Soccer Embark on their Journey for the NYSAIS Championship

By Charlie Perlman, Staff Writer September 28, 2022

If you were to turn right into Hackley School on Benedict Avenue and continue to the North Turf soccer field, you would find a dozen kids drenched in sweat in the middle of the New York summer heat locked...

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