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Victoria Bergeron    Thursday, February 6, 2014
Co-Captain Tim Wynter ’14 stroked ferociously, racing to the wall with every last ounce of his energy. As he punched the touchpad, the clock read 3:13.32, and the crowd erupted in cheers. Wynter, along with Co-Captain Joe Faller ’14, Michael Camarda ’14 and Scott Simpson ’14, set a new Hopkins pool record in the 400-Yard Freestyle Relay. This record was Andover’s second on Saturday and seventh in total for the season, aiding towards Andover’s 96-78 victory over Hopkins. Andover...
Peter Hahn    Thursday, February 6, 2014
From behind the Dexter Southfield net, Rob Devaney ’14 passed the puck to Tommy Bishop ’14, who then snapped a shot and beat the Dexter goalie’s glove to secure a long-awaited overtime win for Andover Boys Hockey. Andover goes into its final seven games of the season with a 10-5-3 record. Coming out flat against Dexter on Saturday, Andover quickly fell behind 1-3 in the first period because of various mistakes. Andover refused to give up, though, and regained its composure and took...
Andrew Zheng     Thursday, February 6, 2014
Leading by only five points going into the last race, the 400-Yard Freestyle Relay, Andover Girls Swimming’s Co-Captain Kait Simpson ’14, along with her teammates Katherine Sweetser ’17, Lauren Conte ’14 and Danielle Liu ’14, mustered a final effort against Hopkins. With the team’s first place finish—two seconds ahead of Hopkins—Andover grabbed eight points, which enough to guarantee its fourth straight victory, 96-89. The day started off well as Conte, Liu, Amy Zhao ’17 and Simpson won the...
Isabella Haegg    Thursday, February 6, 2014
Andover Girls Basketball fell below the .500 mark on Saturday after losing to an undefeated Exeter team 54-49. “Exeter is our number one rival, so we really wanted to go out there and beat them on their home court. They were pretty confident, but we answered back with our own sense of confidence and determination and really gave them a run for their money for the entirety of the game,” said Co-Captain Kasey Hartung ’14. Andover came into the game with a burst of power and aggression that...
Andrew Zheng    Thursday, February 6, 2014
Anthony “Tony” Kodis, Athletic Stockroom Coordinator, feels at home in the subterranean conclave next to the boys’ locker room, but could not have envisioned himself there 20 years ago.“I had worked my way up the culinary field, but I had just gotten to the point where I was tired. I needed a change and I’ve always had a passion for sports. So on New Years Day, I walked up to my boss and handed in my chef’s jacket and left the business,” said Tony.He then attended umpire school in Ormond Beach...
Pranav Tadikonda    Thursday, February 6, 2014
Eric Alperin ’15 received a quick pass, stepped behind the three-point arc and sank his fourth three-pointer of the game. Alperin’s 14 first-half points contributed to Andover Boys Basketball’s 55-34 victory over Thayer on Friday. The win against Thayer halted a three-game skid during which Andover lost against Cushing, the previous league champion, Worcester Academy and Tilton, three of the top teams in the Class AA NEPSAC League division. While these losses dropped Andover’s record to 6...
Fadzi Gambiza    Friday, January 31, 2014
Charging by her competitors, Camille Little ’16 raced to a first-place finish in the 50-yard dash, contributing to Andover’s domination on the track last Saturday. Little’s performance was one of many successes as Andover Track grabbed its second win of the year. Boys Track defeated Wilbraham, Governor’s and Hyde, 81.5-78.5-10-11, respectively, while Girls Track won 77-43-52-6 in the same race. On the Boys side, Andover continued its success in the distance events. Scott Diekema ’14...
Kailash Sundaram    Friday, January 31, 2014
Co-Captain Elana King-Nakaoka ’14 raced to the finish line and gracefully nipped a Proctor skier to finish in the top ten at St. Paul’s Skate Sprint Race. King-Nakaoka’s finish helped Andover Girls Nordic finish third overall at St. Paul’s Skate Sprint Race, while Andover Boys Nordic finished fourth out of ten teams in the same event. The race consisted of three rounds of heats on a 1.2K course. “It was a different format race than usual because it was a sprint skate race and not just...
Savannah Mastrangelo    Friday, January 31, 2014
After three years of skating on Andover ice, Co-Captains David Belluche ’14, Michael Kim ’14 and Michael Lata ’14 look to lead the team to the playoffs this season. Something that no past captains have been able to accomplish in their Andover Boys Hockey careers.With a record of 9-5-2, the team is well on its way to reaching its goal. The leadership and team unity promoted by the captains has played a huge factor in the teams success this far into the season.“We have team dinners every night...
Savannah Mastrangelo    Friday, January 31, 2014
Lunging side to side, Co-Captain Jack Wain ’14 returned his opponent’s shots to claim the third set 13-11. Despite his hard play, Wain could not overcome a 2-0 deficit and ultimately fell to his Choate opponent in four games. Andover Boys Squash suffered three consecutive losses this week, as the team lost to Choate (5-2), Westminster (7-0) and Exeter (6-1). Andover’s injuries proved a large problem against Choate on Saturday. “Choate was definitely a winnable match, but inexperience...
Lara Guvelioglu    Friday, January 31, 2014
Co-Captain Kaitlin Simpson ’14 flew past her opponents in the 100-Yard Fly. She tapped the touchpad and stopped the clock at 59.62 for a decisive first place finish. Just in her wake, Elizabeth Duserick ’16 nailed a third place finish with a personal best time of 1:04.36. Returning home with yet another victory and more than 20 season bests, Andover Girls Swimming and Diving beat Deerfield 106-80. The team kicked off the meet with first and third place finishes from the 200-Yard Medley...
Pranav Tadikonda    Friday, January 31, 2014
Andover Boys Basketball suffered two losses against capable teams from Worcester and Tilton, 74-57 and 90-56, respectively. The losses dropped Andover’s record to 6-7. Andover had an opportunity against Worcester because Worcester was missing its star player. But, as Greg Devlin ’14 noted, Andover was not as focused or consistent as it needed to be. “In the end, they were the better team, but I think we let the trash-talking get to us. There were times where we’d play well and claw...

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