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Serena Williams Slams Sexism against Female Athletes

Serena Williams Slams Sexism against Female Athletes

Gabriel Keller, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018

From a banned catsuit to punishment for defending herself, professional tennis player Serena Williams has faced discrimination throughout the US Open tennis tournament, and throughout her career. Her treatment raises serious questions about the treatment of all female athletes, even the ones at Mast...

Down with an Injury, Grier Remaining Positive – How Injury Affects ACR

Down with an Injury, Grier Remaining Positive – How Injury Affects ACR

Logan Schiciano, Contributing Writer

June 5, 2018

While the track-and-field season officially ended only last week, sophomore Sabian Grier’s season unfortunately concluded quite a while ago. Grier has been sidelined with an injury which has stopped him from running since the end of April. “I have a hip injury,” said Grier, “It’s something...

Mitchell paces herself through last of 12 seasons

Mitchell paces herself through last of 12 seasons

Logan Schiciano, Blogger

May 7, 2018

To play a sport in every season of each of your four years of high school is already an astonishing feat, but to run (whether that be cross-country, winter track, track-and-field) for all 12 seasons is an unbelievable accomplishment. That is just what senior, Elizabeth Mitchell, has done during her t...

Coaches Corner: Kenyetta Iyevbele

Coaches Corner: Kenyetta Iyevbele

Logan Schiciano, Blogger

May 4, 2018

The Track and Field/Cross Country program has seen a resurgence this year; now that the foundation for the team has been set, the team is rapidly on the rise. A lot of this success has to be credited to the outstanding coaches that the athletic department has assembled this year, many of whom are cur...

Track and Field team awaiting competition after bad weather intervenes

Track and Field team awaiting competition after bad weather intervenes

Logan Schiciano, Blogger

April 16, 2018

The brutal weather in the last few weeks has felt nothing like the start of spring; it has been bitterly cold, windy and there have been days where it has rained and even snowed for hours on end. These incidents have hurt the Track and Field Team as they have found the condition of the track, on coun...

Eagles, Patriots, set to clash in Minneapolis

Eagles, Patriots, set to clash in Minneapolis

Drew Schott, Features Editor

February 1, 2018

After an NFL season beset by national anthem protests and contract issues with Commissioner Roger Goodell, the matchup is set for Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. On Feb. 5, the New England Patriots will battle the Philadelphia Eagles for the Lombardi Trophy in a rematch...

Boy’s varsity Soccer embark on playoff run

Aden Khurana, Columnist

December 5, 2017

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

Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel tips his hat as he gestures to Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Yu Darvish during the first inning of Game 7 of baseball's World Series Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Michael Fitzgerald, Editor in Chief

December 5, 2017

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

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

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

Junior pitcher Michael Margolis throws the ball to the plate in a game at Clarke Field.

Owen Lieber, Sports Editor

April 25, 2017

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

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...

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