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Teams combat stress through yoga

Teams combat stress through yoga

Chloe Barber, Staff Writer
March 12, 2017
Filed under Boys Hockey, Showcase, Skiing, Sports, Winter Sports

Athletes are scattered around the room, waiting for practice to start. The coach walks in and everyone knows it’s time to begin. But instead of heading towards the exercise machines, everyone grabs a thin mat, unrolls it on the floor and begins in Downward Dog. Many winter sports teams complete a yoga rou...

Player Profile: Henry Shaffer

Player Profile: Henry Shaffer

Sarah Hughes, Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Skiing, Sports

Junior Henry Shaffer has been skiing since he was 5 years old, and it’s his third year on the alpine ski team. Even though he is in the China Exchange program and will have to miss states, he looks forward to supporting his teammates while he is here. The team hopes to increase the number of skier...

Teams vary training intensity over break

Teams vary training intensity over break

Marco Georgaklis, Breaking News Writing Editor
February 1, 2017
Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Girls Indoor Track, Showcase, Skiing, Sports

Winter break is often a time spent with family to rest and recover. But for athletes, it is also a time to prepare for the season and to ramp up the intensity of practice. Because each sport has its own attendance policy,  the number of practices over break and the ability to miss these practice...

Ski team succeeds despite weather difficulties

Ski team succeeds despite weather difficulties

Rachel Myers, Staff Writer
March 17, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Skiing, Sports, Winter Sports

As the temperatures drop, downhill skiing begins to attract athletes of all abilities. New England is a place which normally receives a great deal of snow, but as skiers began preparing for the ski season this year, they were surprised by the unusual lack of snowfall.

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Player Profile: Fiona Lobon, varsity skiing

Player Profile: Fiona Lobon, varsity skiing

Mia Abulaf, Staff Writer
December 22, 2015
Filed under Player Profiles, Skiing, Sports

PHOTO PROVIDED BY FIONA LOBON I always tell everyone that the ski team is probably one of the most fun teams because skiing is awesome and it’s not something that gets you stressed out. It’s not super competitive and there’s also very good people on the team. I think we’re all friends just because we’re together a lot in the winter and we really help each other out.

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Fundraisers prove to be a vital part of the operation of sports teams

Fundraisers prove to be a vital part of the operation of sports teams

January 10, 2013
Filed under Skiing, Sports, Winter Sports

Any member of a sports team can tell you that it is a lot of responsibility to your teammates and coaches. But at the high school, students have a whole other hurdle: fundraising. Fundraising is a carefully orchestrated aspect of sports that athletes, coaches, and the administrators all participate...

Change to ski team policy brings added cost

February 13, 2012
Filed under Skiing, Sports, Winter Sports

Despite the downhill trend of the economy, cost restraints should not stop students from considering what could be a well-earned health and fitness credit. The ski team welcomes new members, and although there is no official financial aid, assistant coach Adam Wolf assures there are ways to meet the...

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