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The Dial

The voice of the student body

The Dial

The voice of the student body

The Dial

Senior cornerback Ike Shaw looks up at the Robert Pickert scoreboard late in a game versus Morristown Beard. The score helps to illuminate the field and help players understand what to do in different situations.

A Historical Perspective of the Hackley – Riverdale Football Rivalry

By Charlie Perlman, Features Editor November 8, 2023

Since the creation of Hackley, the school’s football team has been locked in a rivalry with Riverdale. The rivalry has been marked by incredible coaches, players, and winning streaks. Even with such...

Hackley students pack the students in support of the football team. Hackleys team spirit was ever-present throughout spring.

Fall Sting 2023

By Caleb Bae, News Editor October 4, 2023

Students, faculty, alumni, and families filled the stands with school spirit and excitement at the 2023 Fall Sting. The first game of the afternoon started at 4:00 p.m. when the field hockey team faced...

Boys Varsity Soccer: A recap and a look to the future

Boys Varsity Soccer: A recap and a look to the future

By Charlie Perlman January 14, 2022

  The clock strikes zero as the Masters' fans rush the field. A great performance from our Hornets and match for the many fans who attended the cold Sunday match under the lights. The 2-1 NYSAIS...

Cross country runners celebrate victory after high placement in their meet. Each of the runners, Freshman travis Knaggs, Freshman Asher Beck, Senior Brendan DiStefano, and Senior Eve Spencer, qualified for federations.

Journey to NYSAIS

By Maura McGlarry and Lila O'Brien December 17, 2021

The fall season came to an end with five of Hackley’s varsity teams qualifying to compete in the NYSAIS, New York State Association of Independent Schools, tournament. All of the teams were strong competitors...

Samantha Rainero and Asahi Goods, the 1st and 3rd singles respectively, are getting their serves ready for Ivy Finals against Poly Prep. Both have felt the stress before as they are experienced Varsity tennis players: Samantha, a senior, has been on the team since freshman year, and Asahi, a sophomore, has been on the team since 8th grade.

Girls Varsity Tennis Wins Ivy League Championship Match

By Jack Meyer and Theo Saujet November 17, 2021

Hibachi, Ivy League Championships, and memories to last forever. The Hackley Girls Varsity Tennis team had a season to remember. In a thriller tennis faceoff on Thursday, October 28th, the Varsity Girls...

Before the game, the Hackley Girls Varsity team lined up, to listen to a Hackley alum speak about their experience with Dave Allison. The team honors Dave Allison by wearing matching sweatshirts with his name on it.

Girls Varsity Soccer Defeats Poly Prep at the Dave Allison Memorial Soccer Game

By Charlotte Feehan and Maura McGlarry November 1, 2021

The Hackley Girls Varsity Soccer Team faced Poly Prep on Friday, October 1st, in the annual Dave Allison game. They came out on a 2-1 win, with goals by seniors Olivia Kearns and Sophie Miller. For several...

Hackley defenders match up with Trinity attackers to defend off a corner kick. The star-studded defense provided a shut-out for a 2-0 victory.

Push for Playoffs

By Charlie Perlman, Contributing Writer October 26, 2021

Cleats laced, shinguards on, and jerseys tucked. With all eyes on football and field hockey, Hackley Boys Varsity Soccer demolished Browning soccer 5-0 at the Sting. Even before then Hackley Boys Soccer...

Boys’ soccer lost a tough, widely anticipated game to Riverdale in the NYSAIS Tournament. They had beaten the Riverdale team twice previously.

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...

Recent Dartmouth graduate and soccer player Sherine Collins joined the Hackley community this year as a lower school teaching assistant. She helped the girls soccer team make it to the NYSAIS playoffs. Sherine played defense and forward in college and brought a lot of insight and fun to the team.

The Road to NYSAIS: Girls’ Soccer turns season around

By Hadley Chapman, Staff Writer January 9, 2019

The Hackley Varsity Girls Soccer team, led by captains Ismene Germanakos, Belle Thomas and Katy Robertson, were looking to push the team into this year’s NYSAIS championship tournament.   Head...

Senior Mattew Braver looks for a pass from his teammate. Braver has scored more than eighteen goals this season. He is a center midfielder and a captain.

Senior Matthew Braver’s diligent preparation helps him lead the boys soccer team

By Cole Wyman, Sports Editor November 1, 2018

Known as “the chosen one” and savior of the Hackley Soccer program by his teammates, Mathew Braver verbally committed to Bowdoin University this past summer. The four year starter and two year...

Tati Monteleone hustles back on defense after an offensive turnover. Her commanding stick skills make her a huge asset on attack. Despite her injuries throughout high school, Tati will continue pursuing her love of lacrosse in college.

Senior Tatiana Monteleone battles injuries to reach her goal of playing college lacrosse

By Julia Thomson, Sports Editor October 31, 2018

Senior Tatiana Monteleone began playing lacrosse in third grade only after her dislike for soccer led her to try more engaging and high scoring sports. Despite the small presence lacrosse occupied in New...

Students fill the bleachers to cheer on the Football team at the Fall Sting. The Football team came away with a 35-19 win over Poly Prep Country Day. The Athletic Department is working toward being able to host all JV and Varsity games on campus for Sting so that everyone can come support Hackley athletic teams.

Scheduling issues affect some JV teams attendance at Sting

By Hannah Ostfield, Staff Writer October 30, 2018

The Hackley Stings were created by parents involved in the HPA who wanted to give the lower and middle school students the opportunity to take part in the widespread school spirit of the upper school....

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