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We Roast Pigs Every Spring, Choate

Nothing hurts more than losing to Choate. Every year, each team plays Choate at least once, but the games we never want to lose are the ones on Choate Day. This fall, Deerfield’s JV teams clearly dominated, while Choate’s varsity teams got the best of us. This fall, Choate published an article ...

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No Snow For Ski Team… No Problem

A lot of strong young talent joined Deerfield’s Alpine Ski Team this winter. Head Ski Coach William Chaffee has been coaching Alpine Ski at DA since 2013 and feels that this year’s team has “a bunch of outstanding skiers on both boys and girls teams.” Leading alongside Coach Chaffee are ...

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An Olympian Among Us: Madisen Siegel

The 2015 Pan American Maccabi Games, also known as “the Jewish Olympics,” were held in Santiago, Chile this winter from December 26th to January 4th. Deerfield swimmer Madisen Siegel ‘17 competed for the Unites States. “I first found out about Maccabi games online in early September. The ...

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Our Barn, Our Culture

In the winter, hockey season begins in the “Barn.” The Deerfield Academy ice hockey rink is full of traditions for both players and fans. Rachel Yao Courtney Morgan ’16, one of the boys varsity hockey team captains, explained that playing in the barn is “special because we think about the ...

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Athletic Exemptions: Yay Or Nay?

Over the past decade, prep schools have noticed a shift from athletes playing two or three sports a year to highly competitive athletes honing their skills in one sport. Sports exemptions are becoming increasingly popular every year, because specialization is on the rise. In order to be the best at ...

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Athlete Of The Issue: Winslow Robinson

Meet the athlete of the issue – Winslow Robinson ’16, a post-graduate from Tallahassee, Florida, who identifies himself as a high-level football player but is also a very skilled wrestler.  Robinson is already an AAU All American wrestler, a two time state qualifier, and among the top ...

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Different Country, Same Field: Robert Muni

Having played field hockey for four years in Kenya, post graduate Robert Muni ’16 decided to keep pursuing his love for the sport by playing on the girls varsity field hockey team this past fall. Rachel Yao Although Muni originally signed up to play soccer, he felt an increasing yearning to play ...

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Novice Crew

Deerfield Crew has always been a strong and successful program in the spring, but now, after much discussion about adding a novice crew option to Deerfield’s fall co-curriculars, that program is finally in place. Varsity Crew Coach Spencer Washburn is leading the group this fall in addition to ...

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To Cheer Or To Jeer: That Is The Question

Mr. Mark Scandling, head varsity water polo and varsity wrestling coach, said, “Good sportsmanship is one of the things that is a hallmark characteristic of the Deerfield community.” The Academy values athletes who hold themselves to high standards on the field and respect both their teammates ...

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Five Schools League Created

An exciting tradition in Deerfield athletics began this September as Phillips Academy Andover, Phillips Exeter Academy, Choate Rosemary Hall, Deerfield Academy and Northfield Mount Hermon School established a new athletic league called the Five Schools League. Rachel Yao “We were basically ...

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