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Felipe Chamon    Thursday, November 14, 2013
With an Exeter runner nipping at his heels, Ian Whittall ’14 of Andover Boys Cross Country blazed down the course in pursuit of his archrival, Northfield Mount Hermon runner Mohamed Hussein ’14, during last Saturday’s Interschols race. In the matchup between the two, Hussein has taken first place the past two encounters. Although Whittall lost yet again to Hussein, Whittall’s own second place finish helped to propel Andover to an impressive second place overall finish. With 14 teams of...
Peter Hahn    Thursday, November 14, 2013
Co-Captains Taylor Chin ’14 and Graeme Henderson ’14 have led Andover Boys Soccer to an undefeated regular season and a crucial quarterfinal victory over Loomis Chaffee, propelling the team toward its quest to secure a perfect season and the New England Championship for the first time since 2004. Chin and Henderson’s combined seven years on the team, as well as their respective skills on the field, make them a powerful duo. While Henderson anchors the team’s defense at center-back, Chin...
Ryan Simard    Thursday, November 14, 2013
With two seconds left on the clock, Nick Faulkner ’16 launched the ball straight up in the air. By the time the ball had returned to the pool at the end of its fall, it was too late for Phillips Exeter Academy. Andover Boys Water Polo had made history, winning 6-5 and earning the team’s first ever New England water polo title. With the score tied at the end of the third quarter, Co-Captain Travis Bouscaren ’14 put Andover up 5-4 with nailed a shot after just 16 seconds of play in the...
Savannah Mastrangelo    Thursday, November 14, 2013
With only 25 minutes left in Andover Boys Soccer’s New England Quarterfinal match, Sam Block ’14 ripped a shot that the Loomis goalie rebounded before Co-Captain Taylor Chin ’14 headed it into the top left corner. Before passing the ball to Block, Nick DiStefano ’14 received the ball from Brandon Girard ’16. DiStefano got the pass off to Block as he was falling due to a hard tackle. With four players directly involved in the build up, Andover’s goal was a team effort. Andover, ranked...
Victoria Bergeron    Thursday, November 14, 2013
Receiving a long pass from Katie Kreider ’14, Co-Captain Hannah Guzzi ’14 fired a shot into the back of the net, knotting up the score of Andover Girls Soccer’s (GVS) game against Phillips Exeter Academy 1-1 with eight minutes left on the clock. Guzzi’s score would be Andover’s only goal in the team’s final match of the season, which ended in 1-1 tie. With a 7-8-3 record for the season, Andover will not be advancing to the playoffs. “By the end of the game, I couldn’t have cared less...
Cameron Kerry    Thursday, November 14, 2013
With an even stride and a steady pace, Anoush Shehadeh ’15 crossed the finish line with a course record of 17:38 to capture first place at the NEPSAC Division I Championships (Interschols). Shehadeh’s victory propelled Andover to an award-winning third place finish out of 14 teams. The top four teams earn awards from the NEPSAC Council. Shehadeh bested her old record of 18:04 on the St. Paul’s School course and finished 42 seconds ahead of the second place runner. This was the second...
Isabella Haegg    Thursday, November 14, 2013
Surrounded by screaming fans decked in blue gear and the sounds of vuvuzelas on Saturday, Annette Bell ’16 fired off eight unanswered service points in the third set to help Andover Volleyball comeback against Phillips Exeter Academy and take the set 25-14. Andover, however, was unable to secure a victory, and the team lost 3-1 in front of the Andover-Exeter crowd. Unable to avenge the loss, Andover lost again to Exeter 0-3 on Wednesday in the NEPSAC quarterfinals. These two losses...
Pranav Tadikonda    Thursday, November 14, 2013
      With 31 seconds left in the game, Ryder Stone ’14 followed his blockers, fought for extra yards and extended the nose of the ball towards the goal line. The referee raised his arms to signal a touchdown. Chaos ensued as Andover fans stormed the field in celebration. The last-minute touchdown gave Andover Football a 13-12 lead and snapped the team’s five-game losing streak to archrival Phillips Exeter Academy. The record for the 133 year-old rivalry now stands at 69-54...
Staff Report    Sunday, November 10, 2013
Football: Battling to claim the NEPSAC Champion title and secure undefeated season, Andover Football had 89 yards to the end zone with nine minutes left in the game and trailing Exeter 12-7. Coach Leon Modeste reverted to a ground-and-pound style of play for the last drive, putting bruiser Michael Moore '14 at fullback. Run plays up the middle and strong blocking from the offensive line helped Andover march down inside the Exeter 20-yard line. On a 4th-and-4 play with the game's outcome at...
Staff Report    Sunday, November 10, 2013
Football: Battling to claim the NEPSAC Champion title and secure undefeated season, Andover Football had 89 yards to the end zone with nine minutes left in the game and trailing Exeter 12-7. Coach Leon Modeste reverted to a ground-and-pound style of play for the last drive, putting bruiser Michael Moore '14 at fullback. Run plays up the middle and strong blocking from the offensive line helped Andover march down inside the Exeter 20-yard line. On a 4th-and-4 play with the game's outcome at...
Cameron Kerry    Sunday, November 10, 2013
Andover raced past Exeter en route to a 22-33 victory on Saturday, setting a high note in the race that marked the commencement of the Fall 2013 Andover-Exeter competition. “We had already raced them once earlier in the season, so we knew that we were likely going to be the stronger team again, but it was nice to beat them again. Also, since most other teams have games against Exeter this week, it was great to be the first ones to compete against and beat Exeter,” said Qiqi Ren ’15, “Girls...
Victoria Bergeron    Sunday, November 10, 2013
Zoe Chazen ’14 stormed down the field and booted a pass to Co-Captain Hannah Guzzi ’14, who tapped the ball into the back of the net to solidify Andover’s 2-1 win over Pingree on Saturday. The victory marked Andover Girls Soccer’s third time beating a previously undefeated team this season. “Zoe [Chazen] sent up a really good ball to me and all I had to do was tap it in,” said Guzzi. “It felt good that the team was finally able to get a late game win. We have had many late game losses this...

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