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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.


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 ...


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 ...


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