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Juniors take on team leadership roles for 2017-2018 athletic year

Junior Laura Walter-McNeill looks forward to providing leadership on next year's track team.

By Georgia Panitz, Assistant Arts Editor

June 13, 2017

As the spring sports season winds down and seniors graduate, teams are already revving up for next year’s sports seasons. Many graduating seniors guided this year’s sports teams teams to great success. The current juniors are preparing to use their experience to play leadership roles in the 2017-20...

Six varsity teams compete in spring 2017 NYSAIS

Although they didn’t win, Hackley Girls’ Varsity walked off the field with smiles and laughter, celebrating the end of an amazing season and looking forward to an even better one next year.

By Alexi Sandhu, Online Editor

May 23, 2017

Six of our eight varsity sport teams made it to NYSAIS this year with Boys’ Golf and Boys’ Track and Field both taking home the Championship! Our athletes have been putting in countless time and energy to get where they are with the support of their family and friends. Congratulations to Varsity...

Sports for Dummies

By Cole Wyman, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017

Baseball/Softball Baseball is a sport in which two teams  of 9 take turns batting and defending. Runs are scored when players go around the bases. After nine innings the team with the most points wins. Q. What does the term “Bases Loaded” mean ? A. When the batting team has one person on each b...

Meghan Cunningham pursues her passion for lacrosse across the pond

Meghan playing midfield for the Scottish national team.

By Bridget Barsanti, Arts Editor

May 15, 2017

Senior Meghan Cunningham has recently made the U-19 Scotland National Team. She has been playing lacrosse since third grade, after she was introduced to lacrosse by her older cousin, who also taught her the fundamentals of the sport. Meghan’s fascination of the sport led her to sign up for the DOCS...

Rising Spring Sports Stars

Peter Clyne throws the ball to first base.

By LiliAnna Khosrowshahi, Assistant Features Editor

May 15, 2017

Henry Jones Sophomore Henry Jones started playing lacrosse in 4th grade. He is still unsure of whether or not he will play in college and is going to let his next two seasons at Hackley decide that for him. “I honestly started playing lacrosse because all the other sports I tried were boring to...

Spring Sting brings home victories for sports teams

Spring Sting brings home victories for sports teams

By Benjy Renton, Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2017

Hackley's 6th annual Spring Sting brought Lower, Middle and Upper School students, faculty and staff together, featuring games from the Boys' Varsity Tennis, Softball, Baseball, Boys' Varsity Lacrosse and Girls' Varsity Lacrosse teams. Check out The Dial's coverage from the day below. Photos by Ben...

Live: Spring Sting 2017

Live: Spring Sting 2017

April 27, 2017

Check out The Dial's live coverage from this year's Spring Sting! Follow The Dial on Twitter @dial_online and on Instagram @thedial_ for live updates. See live scores from the events here:   The schedule is as follows: 4:00 p.m.: Varsity Baseball vs. Horace Mann: DelMoro Field 4:30 p....

Football team begins season prep

The football team has already begun training for the 2017 season, practicing a new offense.

By Pat Walker, Sports Editor

April 6, 2017

A MIFL League Championship and a 7-0 undefeated season. What more could a football team ask for? Under the leadership of new head coach Simon Berk and captains Winston Britton, Will Cotter, Jordan Patrick, and Michael Hoffman, the Hornets finished last year’s season with exactly what they hoped to...

Athletes turn to mindfulness

According to Director of Community Wellbeing Charles Colten, an athlete can use these seven principles and rank how well he or she promotes them, with one on the outside of the circle and 10 in the center. By connecting the dots, he or she can figure out where energy is needed to be a well-rounded athlete.

By Bailey Griffen, Sports Editor

April 6, 2017

Many people expect athletes to hit the gym to build strength and enhance their athletic performance, and run drills specific to their sport. Recently, however, a number of professional athletes have started to move towards alternative training methods, those not historically perceived as vital to one’s r...

Hackley athletics end winter season on high note

By Cosima Boettner, Bailey Griffen, Pat Walker, Lei Anne Rabeje, Amy Chalan, and Maddy Chen

April 6, 2017

Boys’ Basketball Finished the season with an 8-11 record (4-1 record in out-of-league games) Beat Rye Country Day School in overtime after Andrew Chung threw a 3-pointer to tie up the game Boys’ Squash Placed 15th in the nation at High School Squash Nationals Won the Ivy Leag...

Indoor Track and Field competes at State Championships

Ivie stands on the podium after winning 4th place in the weight throw.

By Benjy Renton, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2017

Members of the Indoor Track and Field team continued their season with the NYSPHSAA Indoor Track and Field Championship meet, held at Staten Island's Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex on March 4. Senior Ivie Uzamere won a medal in the weight throw at the State Indoor Track Meet, placing 4th with a...

New yoga initiative relaxes students

Upper School students participate in yoga as a Physical Education class. The new program has expanded yoga beyond its traditional offerings.

By Maddy Chen, Feature Editor

February 10, 2017

Breathe deeply and relax your body, mind, and spirit. It is the end of another long day, and the Hackley yoga studio is bustling with students. The recent uptick in the Hackley community’s participation parallels the school’s current health and wellness initiative. Often practiced as a form of me...

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