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List of 20 news stories.

  • The Junior Boys Volleyball team.

    Annual Sports Swap Shines on the Hill

    Maggie Russell ‘25 Assistant Sports Editor
    Both the Boys Volleyball and the Female Football games arrived on the Hill on Friday, November 18, continuing a tradition where juniors and seniors compete against one another in sports they don’t typically play.
  • Margaux Selfors performs a dive.

    Delightful Diver: Margaux Selfors

    Karun Srihari ’25 Campus Correspondent
    Margaux Selfors ’23, captain of  the Girls Varsity Swimming and Diving team this year alongside Arielle Rieder ’23, began diving for the Hopkins team in her junior year, and had no experience prior to that.
  • Jonathan Leite attempts to pin his opponent.

    Wonderful Wrestler: Jonathan Leite

    Amir McFerren’24 Assistant Sports Editor
    Although he had some experience in combat sports before, it wasn’t until he came to Hopkins that Johnny Leite ‘23 began wrestling.
  • Arielle Rieder  US Captain Tyler Adams gains possession from England dur- ing a group stage match.

    World Cup Scores with Hopkins Students

    Tanner Lee ’23 Lead Sports Editor
    Every four years, the world’s greatest soccer players compete in the World Cup. This winter, the 2022 FIFA World Cup kicked off with a game between the host country, Qatar, and Ecuador.
  • Matthews at the team's photo day.

    Fantastic Field Hockey Captain: Sydney Matthews

    Maggie Russell ’25 Assistant Sports Editor
    Sydney Matthews ’23 serves this year as co-captain of the Varsity Field Hockey team alongside Ava Littman ’23. While she’s unable to play this season due to a torn ACL, Matthews nonetheless manages to encourage and motivate her teammates from the sidelines. 
  • DeLaurentis looks to make a save against Hamden Hall

    Wonderful Water Polo Captain: Matthew Delaurentis

    Arielle Rieder ’23 Assistant Sports Editor
    Matt Delaurentis ’23, co-captain of Boys Varsity Water Polo along with Kaelin Wu and Sam Cherry, started playing the sport in freshman year at Hopkins. While having experience in swimming, he had never tried the sport before.  
  • An F1 driver prepares for a race

    Formula 1 Racing Rolls to New Popularity on The Hill

    Arielle Rieder ’23 Assistant Sports Editor
    Formula 1 (F1), originally created in 1950, has recently started gaining popularity in the United States, and many Hopkins students are paying close attention to the outcomes of this season.
  • Evan Migdole ‘22 starts his leg of a relay race.

    Evan Migdole: Terrific Track Runner

    Amir McFerren '24
    Evan Migdole ’22, co-captain of Boys Track and Field, had years of experience with competitive running even before Hopkins.
  • Mykaila Meunier ‘22 prepares for a race.

    Mykaila Meunier: Courageous Crew Captain

    Maggie Russell ’25
    Mykaila Meunier ’22 is an essential member of the Girls Varsity Crew team, serving as co-captain this season with Nana Donderful-Amos ’22.
  • Jason Tatum and Jaylen Brown of the Celtics celebrate during a first round game against the Nets.

    NBA Teams Look to Finals, Draft, And Next Year

    Connor Tomasulo ’24
    Connecticut is a state without an NBA team (although there is a WNBA team, the Connecticut Sun).
  • Spring Captains Give Advice to Teammates

    Arielle Reider ’23, Assistant Sports Editor
    Interviews with spring captains conducted by Assistant Sports Editor Arielle Reider ’23.
  • French teacher Sarah du Plessis shows her appreciation for the Washington Nationals.

    Hopkins Shows Support on Opening Day

    The MLB season had its Opening Day on April 10 and Hopkins students showed support for their teams. Many Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees fans showed up in their best baseball gear to celebrate their teams. Hopkins hopes for an exciting season to come!
  • Leela DeSilva ‘22 prepares for a match.

    Leela DeSilva: Winning Water Polo Captain

    Maggie Russell ‘25 Assistant Sports Editor
    Leela DeSilva ’22 is a prominent member of the Girls Varsity Water Polo team, serving as co-captain this season alongside Lara Jasaitis ’22.
  • Barcelona and Napoli players stand together for peace before their match.

    The War in Ukraine Impacts Sports

    Arielle Rieder ’23 Assistant Sports Editor
    The Russian invasion of Ukraine, which began on February 24, has raised several contentious issues within sports.
  • Zach Bleil ‘22 with possession of the ball.

    Zach Bleil: Legendary Lacrosse Player

    Amir McFerren ‘24 Sports Editor
    Zach Bleil ‘22 began playing on the Boys Varsity Lacrosse Team in the eighth grade. He recalled, “It was honestly very daunting, and I have a lot of respect for the junior schoolers playing with us this year.”
  • Massoia and the Girls Varsity Softball Team.

    New Faculty Coaches- Angelina Massoia

    Hanna Jennings ’24 Assistant Sports Editor
    Only a year after graduating college in 2016, Varsity Softball coach, Head Adviser to the Class of 2025, and science teacher Angelina Massoia joined the Hopkins community.
  • Marcus enjoying her free time with a side of ice cream.

    New Faculty Coaches- Becca Marcus

    Hanna Jennings ’24 Assistant Sports Editor Eli Ratner ’24 Assistant Sports Editor
    Becca Marcus came to Hopkins in 2020 to teach English and coach crew. Marcus “began rowing as a freshman in high school, the age that many kids at Hopkins begin as well.”
  • Hopkins Boys Varsity Basketball enjoys dining out after a tough practice.

    Team Bonding Creates Hopkins Sports “Families”

    Eli Ratner '24 Assistant Sports Editor
    At Hopkins, sports teams create a vibrant family-like environment for student-athletes. The sense of community, gained through team bonding, surrounding these athletes can affect the individual players and the team’s performance.
  • Brittany Soto.

    New Faculty Coaches - Brittany Soto

    Hanna Jennings ’24 Assistant Sports Editor Eli Ratner ’24 Assistant Sports Editor
    Varsity Girls Soccer Coach Brittany Soto, a new addition to the Hopkins faculty this school year, has been playing soccer her whole life.
  • Dante Brito.

    New Faculty Coaches- Dante Brito

    Hanna Jennings ’24 Assistant Sports Editor Eli Ratner ’24 Assistant Sports Editor
    Varsity Football Coach Dante Brito has been an athlete his whole life. Attending Hamden Hall, he was a four-year Varsity athlete in both Basketball and Football.
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