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Sophomore Amelia von Jan planks as part of her asynchronous PE credit. This year, many students has resorted to the new elective to obtain their sports credit.

Asynchronous PE offers new route to sports credit

Carol Queiroz, Advertising Manager and Copy Editor June 8, 2021

Almost daily, senior Teddy Masters takes a long, fast-paced walk down to the Dobbs Ferry aqueduct and back to his house. After finishing his walk, ready to continue his workout, he rides a stationary bike...

Junior Ethan Rosenberg throws a pitch in Masters' 10-0 loss to Rye Country Day.

Rye Country Day blows out Masters on Senior Day

Mitch Fink, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus May 22, 2021

Masters varsity baseball had its senior day celebrations spoiled by the Rye Country Day Wildcats, who routed the Panthers 10-0 in seven innings in Sunday afternoon’s season finale at Clarke Field. For...

Senior center fielder Nick Albani stands in the batters box during the sixth inning of Masters' season opener at Hackley. The Panthers dropped the contest to the Hornets, by a score of 11-6 in seven innings.

Baseball shows heart in hard-fought loss to Hackley

Mitch Fink, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus May 16, 2021

By the end of the second inning, the writing was on the wall for the Masters varsity baseball team: Sunday afternoon’s season opener at the Hackley Hornets was going to be one to forget for the Panthers.  Masters’...

Junior Ethan Schlapp hits his approach shot into the ninth hole of the Lakes course at Colonial Spring Golf Club in August 2020.

A green calm in the midst of chaos

Ethan Schlapp, Sports Lead Editor May 3, 2021

Every time I walk down the 18th fairway, wind at my back, sun setting, I am reminded of the good things in my life. As the geese roam the grass and the sky turns pink, I feel at peace within myself and...

Senior Logan Schiciano hits his approach shot up the hill on the Par 4 fifth hole.

Photo Gallery: Varsity golf team matches up against Hackley in first competition

May 2, 2021

The Masters Varsity golf team faced off against Hackley on Tuesday, April 27. It was the team's first of two scheduled matches this season. Though the Panthers lost, the players were excited to have the...

The Eastern Football Club 2004 girls team defends a shot against SUSA Football Club in a game in Nov. 2020. The game, which was played as part of the SUNY Purchase Tournament, ended in a 1-1 draw.

Club soccer tackles the challenges of COVID-19

Rowan Mcwhinnie, Features Editor March 10, 2021

It is common for athletes of all ages to join private sports clubs to help improve and advance their skills. However, there have been some complications to the 2020-2021 season. Private soccer clubs...

Stephon Marbury II prepare for a three point shot during a boys' varsity basketball practice. Students play with masks on to ensure the safety of themselves and others. Towards the end of the season, the team was able to scrimage in keeping with proper regulations.

Behind-the-Scenes: Communication on Athletic Regulations

Noah Kassell-Yung, Contributing Writer March 10, 2021

Masters, along with many other academic institutions, has had to adapt its athletic programs significantly as the pandemic has continued. Guidelines for what can be deemed safe have been passed down from...

ALTHOUGH SOCCER IS A sport built on collaboration between teammates, individual incentives tend to take priority in a team setting. Schlossman believes players tend to become distracted by outside motives rather than play the game for enjoyment. At Masters, Schlossman finds that unlike her club team, her fellow teammates play for the fun in the game.

Playing for the gain not the love of the game

Kwynne Schlossman, Web Editor and Social Media Manager March 10, 2021

I started playing soccer when I was four. From the time I first kicked a ball, I fell in love with the sport and its culture––it was my outlet. My love for the sport was further cultivated while playing...

While many professional sports teams are located in New York, the state has one of the smallest sports betting markets in the United States. This is largely due to the fact that online betting is currently illegal in New York state.

Getting a handle on teen sports betting

Andrew Mitchell, Sports Editor February 5, 2021

Junior John Doe* starts off every week with a text to his bookie to place his bets for the weekend's NFL games. He first takes a look at the spreads for each game, drafts parlays, and considers the money...

Junior Aidan McLaren steps into the batter’s box during a night game on Oct. 3, 2020. At the time, McLaren was playing for L & M Baseball. Since then, he switched teams and joined East Coast Elite, for whom he currently plays.

COVID-19 pandemic poses challenges for recruits

Ethan Schlapp, Sports Lead Editor February 5, 2021

As athletes around the country have started to make a safe return to the playing field, there is one group of competitors who have been especially frustrated by the challenging athletic circumstances of...

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