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IMG Academy Serves Up Good Year for Teddy van Eck

Teddy van Eck perfecting his forehand at IMG Academy last year.

By Claire Sukhman, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015

While members of the Hackley community suffered through countless snowstorms and perpetual ten degree weather last winter, one student worked on his game at a prestigious tennis academy in sunny Florida. Last year, junior Teddy van Eck left Hackley to train at the IMG Academy Bollettieri Tennis Prog...

Girls’ Varsity Tennis Gears Up For A Winning Season

Girls’ Varsity Tennis Gears Up For A Winning Season

By Sonia Singh, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2015

See what the Girls' Varsity Tennis team had to say about their upcoming season. ...

Varsity Field Hockey Prepares for Upcoming Season

Freshman Karina Bridger winds up in

By Grace Henrich, Assistant Science and Technology Editor

September 15, 2015

Hackley Varsity Field Hockey is facing a difficult 2015 season, but they are well prepared for the challenge, with a strong team of 14 returning varsity players and nine seniors, led by senior captains Katie Bogart, Anna Meyers, and Ally Petitti. Combining their strength in numbers with two weeks of intensive ...

Sneak Peak Into Fall Sports Teams’ Superstitions

HGVS channels their team spirit heading into NYSAIS. Photo by Chris Taggart.

By Tristan Jung, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014

Hackley Athletics. These two words will be incontrovertibly linked in the hearts and minds of every athlete who has passed through the ranks of our school, trapped in an eternal state of fond nostalgia. And it’s not the memories of big games, or championships, or the pressure-filled seconds of a d...

Cross Country Rewrites the Record Books

Cross Country Rewrites the Record Books

By Tristan Jung, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014

Cross-country is an enigmatic sport, misunderstood by many, but loved by a select few. Comprehension of the sport begins with its name: the untold masses of people who unwittingly call it “track” are immediately earmarked into the non-runner set. At Hackley, the sport is chronically underrated, alth...

Spirit Week Getups Bolster Enthusiasm for Sports Teams

Spirit Week Getups Bolster Enthusiasm for Sports Teams

By Claire Gomba, Graphics Editor

October 15, 2014

  This week, Community Council is sponsoring spirited dress-up and dress-down days in anticipation of the coming weekend that's loaded with sporting events to be hosted at Hackley. Enjoy these photos below and get pumped for Hackley Athletics! The schedule is as follows: Photos by Robert...

Sports Spotlight: Ilan Gressel

Photo courtesy of Ilan Gressel.

By Tristan Jung, Staff Writer

October 9, 2014

The difference between mediocrity and greatness on the football field comes down to fractions of a second. Football is a game of organized chaos, a game of twenty-two moving parts that coalesce into an end product that belies the complexity of the reality on the field. The distinction that defines truly...

Fall Season In Review

HBVS captured the NYSAIS crown. Photo by Waits May.

November 14, 2013

  It was another successful season for fall varsity sports at Hackley, highlighted by girls' cross country winning Ivy's and NYSAIS,  football going undefeated, and the boys' soccer team winning NYSAIS. Cross Country: The girls' cross country team had one of the most impressive accomplishments this season, when they dominated th...

Girls’ XC Wins NYSAIS Championship

Congratulations to Hackley Girls' Varsity XC for winning the NYSAIS Championship! Photo by George Gomba.

November 9, 2013

  This year's Varsity Girls' Cross Country team was the first in Hackley School history to take home the overall NYSAIS Championship title. The meet was held at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx early this morning. Claire Gomba finished 2nd overall on the hilly 5k course in a time of 19:53, follo...

Football Goes Undefeated

Football Goes Undefeated

November 5, 2013

  Hackley Varsity Football wrapped up an undefeated (8-0) season on Friday night, November 1st. It was the first undefeated season for Hackley Football since 2001....

Boys’ Soccer Wins NYSAIS Championship

HBVS captured the NYSAIS crown. Photo by Waits May.

November 5, 2013

  On Sunday, November 3rd, Hackley Boys' Varsity Soccer won the NYSAIS Championship with a dramatic 2-0 win over Poly Prep. It was the team's first NYSAIS championship since 2001. The team held the competition scoreless through all three rounds of tournament play....

Girls’ Cross Country: Ivy League Champions

The Girls' Varsity XC team swept the Ivy League Championship titles. Photo by Coach Garfield.

November 5, 2013

  On Friday afternoon at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, the Hackley Girls' Cross Country team won its third consecutive Ivy League Championship. Claire Gomba finished first, followed by Julia Stevenson (2), Ally Mueller (6), Greer Levin (8), Lindsay Schechter (9), and Laura Seebacher (11). The team had the lowest point total in rece...

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