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Silipo Hangs Up the Helmet

After 20 years of coaching at Deerfield, Mr. Michael Silipo will step down from his position as the varsity football and baseball coach at the end of this academic year. He will continue to coach boys squash and teach history. Mr. Silipo has influenced countless players and coaches throughout his ...

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Golfing “Like a Girl”

Last year there was just one female player on the Deerfield golf team. This year, both Kimberly Stafford ’19, who is currently the fourth seed on varsity, and Katherine Goguen ’16, who plays on junior jarsity, have joined the team. Katherine Goguen ’16 poses in a team shot as the only girl on ...

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Run Lauren, Run!

Lauren Ilsley ’16 has notably represented the green and white in both cross country and track and field for all four years of her Deerfield career, and will be finishing her last season this spring. Ilsley excels in long distance events such as the 1,500 meter  race and is actively involved in ...

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Triathletes, Unite!

The Olympic Triathlon is one of the hardest tests of endurance in individual sports. A triathlete must not only possess strength and stamina, but must also be versatile amongst three athletic disciplines: swimming, biking, and running. To most, it can seem daunting to even consider competing in ...

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The “Ultimate” Athletes

The Deerfield Academy ultimate frisbee team has grown exponentially since the sport was brought to Deerfield six years ago. This year, captains Kento Yamamoto ’16 and Satwik Kamarthi ’16, who have both played ultimate for the entirety of their Deerfield careers, will lead the team. Kento was ...

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Coach Creagh Steps Down

After nineteen total years coaching Deerfield Boys Varsity Hockey, Coach Brendan Creagh finished his last season with the team this March. Coach Creagh attended Phillips Andover Academy as a postgraduate student, so he is well versed in prep school hockey. After Andover, he played for four years in ...

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FCFC: Offseason Rigor

Across Western Massachusetts, the Franklin County Football Club (FCFC) has brought together student athletes of all ages to compete in interscholastic soccer. Founded in 2008, the club is directed by Artie Burke and our very own Jan Flaska, who has been involved with the organization for eight ...

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Sullivan Brothers Take The Field

The Sullivan brothers, Chris ’16 and Teddy ’17, have been taking the lacrosse field by storm together since elementary school. After playing on the same teams in middle school and now in high school, their time on the field together will continue into college. In the fall of 2014, when Chris ...

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DA Welcomes New Athletic Director

After 12 years as Deerfield Academy’s Athletic Director, Mr. Charles “Chip” Davis has decided to step down at the end of this school year but will continue teaching History and Economics. Several months ago, the Academy released an ambitious job description to find a replacement for Mr. Davis ...

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