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Here and There: Bo Swindell '08

I joined the UVA club swimming team, but after two months here, I’ve only been to two practices. No doubt it’s partly because I’m lazy, but I think it’s more because I miss the lofty rafters of the Koch Poolthe sense of purpose I always felt on that deck, and the camaraderie of our team.

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Games to Watch on Parents’ Weekend

Deerfield will bleed green as usual this Parents’ Weekend as our sports teams take on other prep school teams at every level of play.

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Girls’ Cross Country Gets a Head Start

This Thanksgiving, members of the girls’ cross country team will have the opportunity to visit what cross country Coach Dennis Cullinane calls “The Deerfield of Dublin,” St. Columba College, a boarding and day school in Dublin, Ireland.

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New Coach Sets Volleyball Team Up for Success

With the loss of four senior starters and their coach Elizabeth “Scottie” Buron, Captains Shaye Horn ’10 and Morgan Marks ’10 imagined a bleak future for the varsity volleyball season ‘09. That is, until Cathleen Markowski arrived. The new coach has created quite a buzz for the volleyball ...

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Serbian Star to Defend Water Polo Dynasty

Water polo recruit Borko Kovacev ’10 had never travelled far from his home in Becej, Serbia—that was until his 12-hour journey that ended with his arrival in the United States, and more specifically, Deerfield Academy, a school that is looking for its 3rd consecutive New England Championship in water polo.

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Crew Teams Conquer at Championship

Long on enthusiasm and short on experience, the boys’ and girls’ crew teams skulled their way to unprecedented silver medals at the New England Championships in late May…

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Stickball: A Spectator Sport?

Maybe stickball is one of those Deerfield traditions that is so deeply carved into the school’s woodwork that it simply can’t be changed. I wouldn’t be surprised if a girl never caught a fly ball or sprinted barefoot…

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