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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.


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…


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…


Track and Field Strides Over Hurdles

  As the girl’s 4x400m relay entered its final stage, there was a large gap between the race leader from Choate and Amy Simmonds ’09. However, as Simmonds overtook the race leader and crossed the finish line first, Deerfield coaches and athletes could not help but think about the similar ...


Cycling Team Kicks into Gear

After a five-year hiatus, Tom Burrow ’10, who cycles over the summer, suggested to science teacher Rick Calhoun the possibility of reviving the cycling team.


Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Makes A Splash

Girls’ water polo team has had a fantastic season this spring and is quickly becoming a powerhouse.  Tied for second place in the league with Loomis, the Big Green are the only ones to have defeated Choate, with their 10-2 record. They are well on their way to competing for the New England ...


A Letter From the Outfield: Fences Strike Out With the Baseball Team

Since its construction, the varsity baseball field has been considered by many to be the centerpiece of our beautiful campus. The admissions office uses the field’s wonderful reputation to attract perspective students by claiming it to be “the second best baseball field in New England, second ...


A Year In Sports: Top 9 Moments in 2009

Varsity Hockey beats Choate in an Overtime Thriller. Looking to avenge a loss at Choate, the Green used solid defense and a miraculous short-handed overtime goal from captain Evan Dugdale ’09 sending the crowd into a complete frenzy, and winning the game 3-2 Boys’ Varsity Lacrosse beats ...


Mathletes Go for the Gold

Under the guidance of Captain Jason Jung ’09, the Math Team continued its dominance in the Western Massachusetts Mathematics League, with the help of a handful of newcomers, and a Thai superstar.


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