The 2016-2017 winter term is a season that is guaranteed to be marked with excitement and nostalgia. This season marks the final season in the iconic Deerfield “Barn” hockey rink, as it is affectionately called by players and alums alike. Deerfield Academy is excited to open a new athletics complex in the fall of 2018. Read more…
Winter Awards Announced
This morning the Deerfield community gathered for School Meeting to recognize and celebrate the winter sport award winners from all the winter teams. Athletic Director, Mr. Howe, opened the ceremony with his “Winter Top 10” in poem form. Winter Top 10 This winter, my first, in the lands of...
Boys Lacrosse Gears Up for 2017 Season at IMG Academy
During the second week of spring break, the Deerfield boys lacrosse program took their pre-season trip to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida where they escaped the cold New England weather for a week of blue skies in the Sunshine State. Throughout the course of the week, the sixty-three boys...
Baseball Wraps Up Spring Training
The Deerfield Baseball team returned from Florida to participate in a two game prep school Jamboree at the New England Baseball Complex in Northborough, MA, Saturday and Sunday, March 25-26. The Big Green split its first two games against New England prep opponents. The squad dropped an 11-2 decision...
Boys Tennis Concludes Preseason Trip
The boys tennis team concluded their preseason training trip to Palm Beach on Thursday afternoon. The team practiced at Palm Beach Atlantic University each morning and at a private club in the afternoons, and enjoyed sunny, mid-70s weather for the duration of the trip. Much work remains to be...
Take Me Out to the Ball Game
It was a day of progress and enjoyment for Deerfield baseball on Wednesday, March 22. The squad played its third game in the IMG Classic against Christ Presbyterian School of Nashville, TN. Though the squad lost 2-1, the outing proved to be a significant step forward in the development...
Khalifa ’14 Named Ivy League Player of the Year
Osama Khalifa ’14 was named the Ivy League Player of the Year yesterday, as announced by the league following a vote by the league head coaches. Khalifa enjoyed an outstanding junior campaign for the Columbia Lions. He posted a 15-1 season record at the No. 1 position and claimed...
Rowers Take First On-The-Water Strokes of the Season
Rowers take their first on-the-water strokes of the season on Lake Pickett in Orlando, FL. The teams will be enjoying their spring training for the rest of the week out of the University of Central Florida boathouse. Have fun!
Baseball Throws First Pitch of the Season
The first pitch of baseball season was thrown yesterday afternoon vs. Trinity Christian from Lake Worth, FL in the team’s opening spring training scrimmage.
Day 2 of Baseball Spring Training
Day #2 of spring training began under cloudy skies with a gentle breeze – perfect Florida baseball weather! After Day #1, under the bright Florida sun, the cloud cover was a welcomed feature to the backdrop of fly balls and “Priority Pops.” The Big Green squad has benefited from...
Baseball Begins Florida Spring Training
Yesterday, 27 Deerfield baseball players reported for spring training at IMG Academy in Bradenton, FL. Unfortunately, the team equipment bag and practice baseballs experienced flight delays and did not make it to Florida. The setback did not derail the team from taking to the field with enthusiasm and purpose. ...