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All Hackley teams are victorious at Spring Sting

Junior midfielder Julia Thomson reaches to win the draw. Thomson uses her speed and height to her advantage in dominating Horace Mann.

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

Senior captain William Crainer and Junior Hudson Kelley come to the finish line of the 3200. In their first meet, they both qualified for NYSAIS.

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 ...

Freshman Abbey Schiller slugs her way through the Ivy League

Abbey Schiller has a strong desire to play softball for four more years after high school. Hackley’s impressive sports programs have allowed many students to continue their athletic careers in college. There are currently fifty-one Hackley graduates who are playing at the collegiate level.

By Lauren Ahern, News Editor

June 6, 2018

Current Freshman Abbey Schiller, who started playing softball at age five when her dad decided to coach t-ball, is now currently playing for three different teams and plans to play in college. Schiller, the catcher for Hackley’s Varsity Softball team, plays for two different travel teams, one regular...

Five Hackley teams will compete for NYSAIS championships on Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Junior Isabelle Thomas darts towards the goal while eyeing an approaching Holy Child defender. Girls’ Lacrosse advanced to the NYSAIS championship after defeating Holy Child 12-8 in the semifinal of the NYSAIS tournament. The team will take on Rye Country Day on Wednesday, 23 May 2018 to determine the victor of the NYSAIS Girls' Lacrosse championship.

By William Goldsmith, Editor-in-chief

May 22, 2018

The Dial would like to congratulate Boys' Golf, Boys' Lacrosse, Girls' Lacrosse, Softball, and Boys' and Girls' Track and Field for making it to the NYSAIS championships. Our staff wishes you all the best of luck in your respective competitions. The schedule for the competitions on Wednesday, 23 May 2...

Spring teams perform well at Sting on 27 April 2018

Boys Lacrosse faced off against Trinity on Pickert Field. Despite the unpleasant weather conditions, many fans attended the game. And the boys decisively defeated Trinity in a high-scoring affair.

By Julia Thomson, Sports Editor

May 10, 2018

Friday April 27th marked the annual Spring Sting. Although the weather was cold and rainy, and the bouncy castles did not make an appearance, Hackley students, parents, and players brought their school spirit and braved the conditions.   The majority of the sports games began on Friday at 4:30 pm. The...

“I respect you, you respect me”: Ron Marchesi impacts student athletes’ lives

Coach Marchesi makes himself available during lunch to offer entertaining stories and motivational advice to athletes and colleagues.

By Cole Wyman, Staff Writer

June 13, 2017

Ron Marchesi, a long standing Hackley coach, is a walking embodiment of the old saying “tough love”. His love for students drives Marchesi to come back year after year to coach middle school soccer, middle and upper school wrestling, and JV softball. Mr. Marchesi makes sure to teach his athletes disc...

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...

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