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Boy’s varsity Soccer embark on playoff run

Aden Khurana, Columnist

December 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys’ varsity soccer team has cruised through this season with an overall regular season record of 13-3. A multitude of injuries forced them to battle this year, and test their abilities mentally and physically. Masters opened their postseason run with a NYSAIS quarter final against rival Hackley....

Racist gesture forgotten in World Series mania

Racist gesture forgotten in World Series mania

Michael Fitzgerald, Editor in Chief

December 5, 2017


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On Nov. 2, the Houston Astros celebrated their first-ever World Series title.  Seemingly forgotten about during in their celebration, however, was a racist gesture made by first baseman Yulieski Gurriel in Game 3 of the World Series.  After hitting a home run off of Japanese-born Los Angeles Dodgers...

Girls Varsity Tennis switches from spring season to fall season

Girls Varsity Tennis switches from spring season to fall season

Vincent Alban, Photo Editor

December 5, 2017


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Girls tennis, originally a spring sport, is now a fall sport as of this school year. This change was implemented by Athletic Director Kevin Versen, and Head of School Laura Danforth, along with input from the team’s head coach, Greg Lesser. Although it was clear that this would affect girls who played...

Boys’ Varsity Soccer Looks To Repeat Previous Year’s Success

Boys’ Varsity Soccer Looks To Repeat Previous Year’s Success

Eric Dowd, Sports Editor

December 5, 2017


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On Saturday, Sept. 11, the boys’ varsity soccer team kicked their season off against rival Hackley, and won in a dominant 4-1 victory. The team is looking to repeat their impressive run to the FAA Championship and NEPSAC Tournament. Last year’s team, led by Captains Ahmad Sosa Raji and Geoff Fox,...

Underclassmen step up for varsity baseball

Underclassmen step up for varsity baseball

Owen Lieber, Sports Editor

April 25, 2017


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With the spring sports in full swing, the boys varsity baseball team has hit the diamond. At this point in the season, the team has a record of 2-2. Many games got rained out. For the past few years, the baseball team has been stocked with players contributing from all different grades. But this ...

Masters sports culture needs to change

Masters sports culture needs to change

Phil Minton, Op-Ed Editor

April 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

Over the past couple of years Masters has increased their efforts to strengthen the athletic programs on campus. The school has built a brand new athletic facility which created two new sports teams and the athletic department has brought in accomplished and competitive coaches. Despite all of this ce...

Varsity Boys Volleyball 4/25/17

Varsity Boys Volleyball 4/25/17

Logan Toporoff, Features Editor

April 25, 2017


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Varsity boys volleyball competing against The Horace Mann School, coming out with a win and dominating in all three sets of the game.

Perry’s legacy passed on to freshman sensation

Perry’s legacy passed on to freshman sensation

Vincent Alban, Contributing Writer

March 26, 2017


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The conclusion of this indoor track season marks the end of a long era for senior Gene Perry. After 11 seasons of running over his four years at Masters, Perry is taking the twelfth season off to take a break from the stress of running. Next fall, he will be running for Haverford College as a freshman,...

Senior to continue soccer career at Boston College

Senior to continue soccer career at Boston College

Emma Luis, Web Editor

February 2, 2017


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Senior Samantha Coffey is to continue her soccer career at Boston College, starting in September of 2017. Coffey has been playing for the USA Under-18 Women’s National Team and participated in the 2016 Women’s International Cup. Surrounded by friends, family, teammates and coaches, Coffey made her c...

Boys Varsity Soccer prevails in the FAA championship

Boys Varsity Soccer prevails in the FAA championship

Mark Tseytin, Sports Editor

November 15, 2016


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On Sat. Nov 12, Masters Boys Varsity Soccer took on Greens Farms Academy in the Fairchester Athletic Association (FAA) championship game. The game was long and the score remained tied at 0 for its entirety until the penalty kicks came. During the penalty kicks, Masters’ stayed confident in their abil...

Boys Varsity Soccer makes a hard fought comeback in the FAA Semifinals

Boys Varsity Soccer makes a hard fought comeback in the FAA Semifinals

Mark Tseytin, Sports Editor

November 11, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This school year, students are flooding the fields to watch Varsity Soccer dominate the league.  School spirit levels are higher than ever before with the help of Pack the Den, and Masters’ growing attention to athletics. Valuable additions to the team, as well as strong coaching and teamwork have ...

Boys’ Volleyball Team Bounces Back

Boys’ Volleyball Team Bounces Back

June Kitahara, Contributing Writer

May 12, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The first home Varsity Boys Volleyball game of the season was a game not to miss. Masters started the game strong with an ace by August Dubeau and a spike by Dexter Kalderon. The audience observed amazing teamwork during the first set that ended with 19-25. In the second set, great saves and serves were...

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