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  • April

    Chung steps up to the plate.

    Brandon Chung: Buoyant Baseball Batter

    Amir McFerren ’24 Lead Sports Editor
    Brandon Chung ’23 is co-captain of the boys Varsity Baseball this year, serving alongside Nate Seluga ’23 and Luke O’Connell ’23. He said that since a young age, “I liked baseball and my dad is a big baseball fan, so I’ve grown up around it my whole life.” He continued, “I started playing tee ball in Guilford when I was five, like every other normal kid.”
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  • Zuse passes the ball.

    Clara Zuse: Lively Lacrosse Leader

    Samantha Bernstein ’26 Assistant Sports Editor
    Girls Varsity Lacrosse captain Clara Zuse ’23 has played lacrosse since age ten when the coach encouraged her to play. Zuse said that she “was excited to be part of the team and all for it!”
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  • Yankees players Aaron Judge and Anthony Volpe celebrate a win.

    MLB Return Brings New Rules and Expectations

    Maggie Russell ’25 Sports Editor Hana Beauregard ’26, Assistant Sports Editor
    With new star players, new rules, and competitive teams, a promising season is predicted for the 2023 Major League Baseball season. 
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  • March

    Commitment announcements for the four recruits

    Hopkins Athletes Announce College Commitments

    Tanner Lee ’23 Lead Sports Editor
    Every year, a select number of outstanding high-school athletes from across the country are recruited to play their respective sports in college. A few Hopkins students have had this opportunity this year. 
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  • Wu steps onto the field prepared for play

    Kael Wu: Limitless Lacrosse Player

    Amir McFerren ’24 Sports Editor
    Kael Wu ‘23 serves as co-captain of Boys Varsity Lacrosse, alongside Max Kelly ‘23. 
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  • Gernhardt smiles after a race.

    Nina Gernhardt: Transcendent Track Runner

    Anika Gurjar ’24 Campus Correspondent
    Nina Gernhardt ’23 serves as co-captain this year of the Girls Varsity Track team alongside Assata Dawson ’23.
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  • February

    A view of all three IMBL games running simultaneously.

    IMBL Offers Informal Competition During Winter Sports

    Amir McFerren ’24 Sports Editor Connor Tomasulo ‘24 Sports Editor Arielle Rieder ‘23 Assistant Sports Editor
    Hopkins’ Intramural Basketball League (IMBL) kicked off shortly after the winter sports season began, offering a less intense yet competitive alternative to Varsity and Junior Varsity sports. 
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  • Wich motivates the team during a close win over Kingswood Oxford.

    Lovable Lacrosse Leader: Kristen Wich

    Hana Beauregard ‘26 Campus Correspondent
    At the end of the 2022 season--her first season as head coach of Hopkins Girls Lacrosse--Kristen Wich, Hopkins’ Assistant Director of Athletics and Coordinator of Auxiliary Programs, and her team finished 7-5, “including three incredible one-goal wins against tough competitors.”
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  • McManus watches the match between Hopkins and Holy  Child.

    Tenacious Tennis Coach: Mike McManus

    Samantha Bernstein ‘26 Campus Correspondent
    Mike McManus has coached tennis at Hopkins for ten years, and, in his words, he plans to continue coaching “forever. When I retire here it will be as the Girls Varsity Tennis Coach.”
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Editor in Chief 
Rose Robertson

Managing Editor 
Hanna Jennings

Sophie Denny
Eli Ratner
Anya Mahajan
Claire Billings
Abigail Rakotomavo
Anika Madan
Mira Krichavsky
Sarvin Bhagwagar
Rania Das
Eric Roberts
Shriya Sakalkale
Grace Laliberte
Jo Reymond
Ilana Lewitton
Anvi Pathak
Teddy Witt
Asher Joseph
Rain Zeng
Miri Levin
Edel Lee

Amir McFerren
Maggie Russell
Samantha Bernstein
Hana Beauregard
Karin Srihary
Connor Tomasulo
Bar Avraham
Alex Lopez
Chloe Wang

Hailey Willey
Web Editors
Brayden Gray
Amelia Hudonogov

Faculty Advisers
Stephen May
Elizabeth Gleason
David Harpin
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