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

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

Photo credit: Cole Wyman, Staff Writer

June 13, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring, Winter

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

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

Photo credit: Georgia Panitz, Assistant Arts Editor

June 13, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports, Spring, Winter

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

Six varsity teams compete in spring 2017 NYSAIS

Photo credit: Alexi Sandhu, Online Editor

May 23, 2017


Filed under Slider, Sports, Spring

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

Photo credit: Cole Wyman, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring

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 Cunningham pursues her passion for lacrosse across the pond

Photo credit: Bridget Barsanti, Arts Editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring

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

Rising Spring Sports Stars

Photo credit: LiliAnna Khosrowshahi, Assistant Features Editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring

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

Photo credit: Benjy Renton, Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2017


Filed under Slider, Sports, Spring

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


Filed under Slider, Sports, Spring

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

Football team begins season prep

Photo credit: Pat Walker, Sports Editor

April 6, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports, Spring

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...

Spring 2016 Athletics Highlights

Spring 2016 Athletics Highlights

Photo credit: Pat Walker, Sports Editor

May 30, 2016


Filed under Sports, Spring

Hackley Track and Field Races the Thrilling Steeplechase

Hackley Track and Field Races the Thrilling Steeplechase

Photo credit: Bailey Griffen, Sports Editor

May 30, 2016


Filed under Slider, Sports, Spring

While watching a track meet, one might wonder what is going on as runners come through the line soaked and exhausted. As they look across the track, just inside the first lane they might notice a water pit and people stumbling over a black and white hurdle causing a trainwreck of runners struggling to make i...

Junior Marisa Nakagama, Hackley’s Martial Arts Star

Junior Marisa Nakagama, Hackley’s Martial Arts Star

Photo credit: Christian Riegler, Photography Editor

May 27, 2016


Filed under Sports, Spring

Junior Marisa Nakagama has a hidden talent, and it involves a black belt. Since Marisa was young, she has loved the martial art of karate. “I have been doing this since I was eight; it’s a way to stay in touch with my Japanese heritage,” said Marisa. Marisa was born and raised in the United...

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