Varsity Girl’s Tennis Wrap Up

The bleachers were quiet as Sydney De Polo ‘17 drew her racket back for a final shot, slamming the ball over the net towards her opponent—the number one singles player of Chaminade College Preparatory School. The girl missed. There was a beat of stunned silence as Sydney shook hands with her opponent, and then loud…

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Cross-Country Season Wrap Up

By Phoebe Cao ’19 Girls Cross Country 2015 Six girls qualified for early camp and returned for pre-season workouts. The first important race was the Tri-County Athletic Association (TCAA) Meet where the six girls placed 5th among twelve teams. A great start to the trimester and an outstanding result in a very competitive field! The…

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Winter Tennis: The Future of Off-Season Sports?

Girls’ tennis kicked off the year with an amazing season, finishing as the runner-up for the CIF SS Division V, and the boys’ tennis team will start practice this spring. But what about this gap between the two seasons? The answer: winter tennis. The goal of this offseason opportunity is to better prepare the players…

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Locker Rooms: The Renovation

By Jordan Perry ’17 – January 8, 2015 Over the past several years, Thacher has renovated many of the sports facilities on campus; only one reasonably priced task remained: the locker rooms. Built in 1970, the locker rooms were in desperate need of attention, and this summer the men’s locker room had a complete make-over.…

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Girls Tennis Makes History

If you had 10 seconds to say whatever you want to a tennis ball, what would you say? “Sorry I hit you so hard,” said Captain Grace Bingham ‘15. “But, thank you so much for bouncing in the court and thank you for giving my team immense success and . . . you are such…

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