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Ryan Simard    Thursday, May 2, 2013
This week the Boys A Division riders raced well at the Exeter Time Trials, finishing with a sixth place finish by Logan Blaine ’14 and Ian Whittall ’14, and a ninth place finish by Captain Sean Burkitt ’14 and Nicholas Swenson ’15. Whittall and Blaine finished with an impressive time of 25:29.8, which rivaled that of the fourth and fifth place finishers. Burkitt and Swenson finished with a time of 25:58.0. The girls team continued to dominate the A Division with a second place finish by...
Payton Jancsy    Thursday, May 2, 2013
After topping Taft 12-8, Andover Girls Lacrosse captured its fourth win in a row against Governor’s Academy 12-7 on Wednesday. Led by Captain Hailey Novis ’13 and Caroline Garrity ’15, the team relied on its speed and strong offensive play against Governor’s. On Saturday, Andover played one of its most difficult games of the season and beat Taft 12-8. Intensity has been a big theme for the team so far this season. The team know that to be successful, it needs to bring intensity and...
Andrew Zheng    Thursday, May 2, 2013
Andover Boys Tennis traveled to Maryland this past weekend where the team captured an impressive second place finish in the New England Mid Atlantic (NEMA) invitational. Out of the 16 teams that competed in the tournament, Andover was awarded the Team Sportsmanship Award. The Haverford School came in the first place, only seven points ahead of Andover. In the first singles draw, Captain Alasdair McClintic ’13 won his match 6-0, 6-3 but was bested in the quarterfinals, losing 6-0, 6-2. His...
Savannah Mastragelo    Thursday, May 2, 2013
Andover Girls Tennis had many ups and downs this week with wins against BB...
Rani Iyer    Thursday, May 2, 2013
Avery Stone ’10 arrived at Amherst College in 2010 with a strong sense of who she was, both as a lesbian and an athlete, and expected to be accepted by her classmates. Instead, she faced bullying and exclusion. Stone, a varsity ice-hockey player at Amherst, spoke on Friday in the Underwood Room about her experiences of being bullied and the disconnect she saw between the athletes and the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) community at Amherst. Currently a...
Kailash Sundaram    Thursday, April 25, 2013
On a clammy Tuesday afternoon, Co-Captain Kayla Maloney ’13 dominated the mound by pitching six strong innings to lead Andover to a 4-2 victory over North Reading High School in a scrimmage. Maloney also picked off two runners in scoring position with the assistance of Co-Captain Abby Chung ’13, preventing a North Reading rally late in the game. “Kayla pitched really well, especially considering how cold it was and wet the ball was. She struck out key batters when we really needed to get out...
Ryan Simard    Thursday, April 25, 2013
Zoe Chazen ’14 and Co-Captain Rachel Wittenberg ’13 placed second and third place respectively for the girls in Andover Cycling’s first race of the season on Wednesday at Holderness. On the boys’ side, Logan Blaine ’14 was able to push through the 20 mile race and secure an eighth place finish. Although he did not finish in the top five, it was a good start to the 2013 season for Blaine. “The first race of the season is typically both a learning experience and a time to get reacquainted with...
Savannah Mastrangelo    Thursday, April 25, 2013
Andover Girls Tennis prevailed over Choate on Saturday, winning 8-1, but fell to Hotchkiss later that same day 3-6. On Wednesday the team came away with another win against Deerfield 7-2. Isabella Haegg ’16 kept Choate on its toes, and ultimately contributed to Andover’s win with a final score of 2-1. However, Andover was not able to achieve the same result in their match against Hotchkiss, a match which was anticipated to be the toughest of the season. Andover lost its doubles on courts...
Andrew Zheng    Thursday, April 25, 2013
Two wins over Deerfield and Dexter extended Andover Boys Tennis’ winning streak to four games this past week. Last Saturday the team grabbed a 4-2 victory at Deerfield. Andover started the day strong with two out of three wins ensured the important doubles point. Malachi Price ’13 and Quinn Daly ’13 won their doubles match 8-1, while Michael Huang ’15 and Alex Buck ’13 provided the second doubles win with a score of 8-6. Captain Alasdair McClintic ’13 and James Heaney ’14 were halfway...
Cameron Kerry    Thursday, April 25, 2013
Co-Captain Connor Light ’13 and Jack Katkavich ’13 combined for ten of 18 goals in Andover Boys Lacrosse’s 18-5 win over Holderness. This win at home came after the team dropped a game to Bridgton Academy 14-10 over the weekend. Light led Andover’s offense with six goals. He credited his teammates for the numerous opportunities they provided him. “I just got fed on the crease a lot. We were able to settle down and run our offense,” he said. “We did a good job of keeping the ball moving and...
Jamie Chen    Thursday, April 25, 2013
Perfectly executing zone offense for the first time, Andover Ultimate sliced through Concord Carlisle’s zone defense on Wednesday for its first victory of the season. The team pulled ahead early in the game and rode its momentum to come out on top 13-10. “We got really good flow going a couple of points in, and we looked really good,” said Charlotte Doran ’13. “Even looking at [the game] from the sideline, you could tell everyone knew what they were doing.” Cohesive offense proved key to...
Erica Shin    Thursday, April 25, 2013
On Saturday, Girls Varsity Crew raced at the Andover/Exeter invitational on Lake Quisigamond. G3 came in first, G2 took second place and G1 placed fourth in their respective races. Although G1 was right alongside Exeter at the start, poor weather conditions on the lake caused some problems when the coxswain could not see properly. The boat ran into a side buoy around the 750 meter mark, severely hurting its chances in the race. Stopping can be devastating to a boat. Showing determination,...

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