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Victoria Bergeron    Thursday, March 27, 2014
Under the lead of new Head Coach Stewart MacDonald, Andover Boys Crew is striving to avenge the disappointing end to last season. B1 finished sixth place at NEIRA with a final regular season record of 3-4, and B2 finished third place at NEIRA with a regular season record of 5-2. Both boats are striving to improve on last year’s records. Robert Irvin ’15, Ben Hawley ’15, Cooper Hurley ’14, Grant Bitler ’14 and Rome Arnold ’14 will lead the team through their combined experience on the...
Ryan Simard    Thursday, March 27, 2014
Andover Ultimate showed its resilience last year at the end of the season in the NEPSUL playoffs. With only four returning players last year, Andover showed how it was able to build the skills needed to compete against high-level teams. This year, Co-Captains Rem Remmel ’14 and Alec Tolentino ’14 hope to lead the more experienced team to a great season. Tolentino captained the team last year, bringing the then-inexperienced team to an 8-9 season. “Last year was somewhat of a rebuilding year...
Viraj Kumar    Thursday, March 27, 2014
Recovering from a devastatingly close 3-2 loss to first seeded Choate in last year’s League Finals, second seeded Andover Boys Volleyball hopes to find better luck in the championship game in 2014. This year, Andover will be put up against archrivals Phillips Exeter Academy for the first time ever as the “Founding Four” League is extended to five teams. “I am excited for the league that [Exeter] has joined us. Their coach, Mr. Shang, is a great person who has tremendous volleyball...
Peter Hahn    Thursday, February 27, 2014
Captain David Belluche ’14 set up at the point and sniped the top left corner, drawing a huge roar from the crowd and widening Andover Boys Hockey’s lead to 3-1.Rowdy fans packed the Ted Harrison Rink, as the team faced off against Exeter, its rival, in the final game of the regular season last Saturday.In a previous meeting this season, Andover fell 7-1 to Exeter. Exeter boasted an impressive 21-4-3 record, while Andover’s was 15-6-4. This time, despite an early lead, Andover took a 3-3 tie...
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Staff Report    Thursday, February 27, 2014
Andover Girls Squash has brought home a national championship and a resounding 6-1 victory against Exeter this season, as well as a 14-4 record that catapulted it into the top teams in the league. As an individual sport, the unity of the team as a whole is due in large part to Co-Captains Adèle Bernhard ’14 and Madeleine Mayhew ’15. With seven years of Varsity experience between the two of them, including four combined years as Captains, the two have made an enormous impact on their team....
Staff Report    Thursday, February 27, 2014
COURTESY OF PAUL MURPHYAndover Boys and Girls Swimming celebrateafter their fourth and sixth place respectivefinishes at the Easterns Championships in Pennsylvania.  COURTESY OF PAUL MURPHYAndover Boys and Girls Swimming traveled to Germantown Academy to compete in the 2014 Easterns Swimming and Diving Championships last week. The teams broke a combined 14 records in the two-day competition.Easterns RecordsBoys: 100-Yard Backstroke: Tim Wynter ’14 with 49.08. Broke 17-year-old record...
Victoria Bergeron    Thursday, February 27, 2014
Co-Captain Tim Wynter ’14 coasted to the wall in 49.08 seconds to break a 17-year-old 49.14-second pool record in the 100-Yard Backstroke. The fastest backstroker in 114 years of Eastern Interscholastic Championships history, Wynter currently holds the New England record of 49.06 seconds as well. “Breaking the meet record felt great. It was a good race for me, but I still want to improve on it this coming weekend at New Englands. I think that I can swim faster,” said Wynter. This was one...
Andreas Tonckens    Thursday, February 27, 2014
Danielle Liu ’14, Katherine Sweetser ’16, Kait Simpson ’14 and Amy Zhao ’14 captured first place and the New England record in the 400-Yard Medley Relay with a time of 3:29.64, shattering the previous record by 1.85 seconds. The team posted three new school records and another New England record. The 400-Yard Relay record, however, was short-lived. As the Andover swimmers jumped back into the pool to celebrate, the judges convened. Shortly after, the verdict came out: Andover’s 400-Yard...
Cam Kerry    Thursday, February 27, 2014
In a power play late into the third period, Caroline Garrity ’15 picked up a lost puck and slapped it into the net, giving Garrity her second goal of the game and Andover Girls Hockey a 3-0 lead against Exeter. At home in front of a massive crowd, Andover toppled Exeter in an emotional 4-0 shutout, avenging a tie earlier this season. “Ending the season with such a big win was absolutely perfect. I can’t imagine a better way to finish out what has been a really incredible season for us...
Isabella Haegg    Thursday, February 27, 2014
With four seconds on the clock, Co-Captain Katie Kreider ’14 shut out distractions from the crowd to sink two free throws, sealing Andover Girls Basketball’s 38-34 win over Exeter. “I’ll never forget looking up at the scoreboard when the buzzer went off and seeing what we accomplished. The W was all due to our discipline on defense, our underdog mentality and our extreme resilience,” said Co-Captain Kasey Hartung ’14. The win this Saturday avenged Andover’s 53-49 loss to Exeter earlier...
Pranav Tadikonda    Thursday, February 27, 2014
With Andover Boys Basketball trailing 53-52 against Exeter and less than 15 seconds left in the game, Sam Glazer ’15 crossed over his defender and drove to the hoop. Both Andover and Exeter fans collectively held their breath as Glazer elevated for his shot. Glazer was fouled midair, but was somehow still able to contort his body and bank in a tough inside shot. “There wasn’t much going through my head before the shot, to be honest. But after the shot went in, I felt absolute euphoria,”...

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