Video: Athletic director previews plan for Masters sports

Senior Sophia Herzberg strikes a volleyball during a game last fall. This year, fall sports teams at Masters will begin with a virtual preseason followed by check-ins with their coaches and teammates twice a week once classes begin.

Logan Schiciano, New Ventures Editor

August 10, 2020

The Masters School is set to begin the 2020-2021 school year remotely, but athletics are still part of the plan. Watch the video, above, to learn more.  Director of Athletics Logan Condon told Tower that there will be a virtual preseason for fall athletes this year, with practices taking place d...

Athletic department to honor ACR despite spring season cancellation

(Left) A couple senior players jog off the field in a baseball game against Hackley during the 2019 spring season. (Right) The baseball field lies fallow after the cancellation of the spring season. Governor Cuomo officially decided today to keep all New York schools closed for the rest of the year, meaning all high school athletics are concluded for the remainder of the school year.

Ethan Schlapp, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

Masters Athletic Director Logan Condon officially announced the cancellation of the spring sports season in an email sent out to all Upper School Families on Tuesday, April 16. For many student-athletes, this news was devastating for a variety of reasons – whether it be their final season with their...

Boys’ varsity squash sets sights on National Championship

SOPHOMORE GEORGE CHANG SERVES against an opponent from Avenues during the team's match on Monday. Chang ended up winning his individual match 3-0, as the Panthers went on to sweep Avenues by a score of 7-0.

Ethan Schlapp, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

It was all powerful drives and perfectly placed triple boasts in the boys’ varsity squash team’s victory over Avenues on Monday, bringing their record to 2-1 on the season. Even without their veteran number two seed Garrett Wenberg, first-year Ian Stein was up for the task of filling in, impress...

I repeated tenth grade, now I can’t compete in sports

Sophie Grand, Opinion Editor

December 3, 2019

While I knew the decision to repeat my sophomore year would change my social and educational spheres, I had no idea that it would prevent me from participating in school sports teams.  Mid-way through this year’s fall season, I learned that I would not be eligible to participate in sports for my senior year on account of being a repeat st...

The Billion Dollar Tweet

NBA Signage advertises an NBA game featuring the Houston Rockets (and Chinese star Yao Ming) against the Sacramento Kings in 2004.

Mitch Fink and Sophie Grand

October 17, 2019

  When Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey sent out a tweet advocating support for protesters in Hong Kong on Oct. 4, it’s unlikely that he could have predicted the reverberations of his actions. Now, in the weeks since the tweet (which has been deleted), its butterfly effect has polari...

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