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Back in the Crease with Casey

Former Deerfield student and varsity ice hockey goalie Casey DeSmith decided last year to take an opportunity to play in the United States Hockey League, which some people consider to be the United State’s premier junior league for players under twenty.


Experienced Youth: Girls’ Squash Aims High This Season

The girls of the varsity squash program are looking stronger and more confident than they have ever been. As they contend in this season’s most competitive matches, with their eyes on a New England title, they face the challenge of defeating many of New England’s finest private school teams.


Back On Trail: Nordic Skiing Returns

After its long period of dormancy, Deerfield welcomes back its Nordic ski team.The foundation for a competitive team was created by students Miles Griffis ’11 and Ellie Parker ’11…

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Boys Battle Hardwood Hardships

This year, boys’ varsity basketball will come under the new stewardship of Coaches Conrad Pitcher and Matt Langione.
Last season the team played 24 games, finishing with a record of 9 wins and 15 losses.


Sports Editorial: Choate Controversy

I feel it is my duty as the editor of the sports page to share some of my thoughts on the immediate criticism of and disdain for the unfortunately infamous “Choate quotes” article that was present in the November 11th issue of the Scroll.


Clough Quickly Making a ‘Splash’

Taylor Clough, a freshmen diver from Westin, MA, already appears to be a strong asset to the Deerfield diving team. Clough has an unusual approach to the dive, which he learned from a Chinese Olympian.


Girls’ Hockey Strikes Gold In Net

The girls’ varsity hockey team has tapped a goldmine of talent, potential, and experience in two new freshmen goalies, Hannah Insuik and Sammy Hirshland.


Girls’ Hoops Depend On Defense For Another Playoff Run

After losing their top two scorers and head coach from last year, just about everyone on the girls’ varsity basketball team will play an unfamiliar role this year. However, the players and coaches alike are embracing this challenge…


Here and There: Scottie Thompson ’09

Though I haven’t always thought of myself first and foremost as an athlete, the teams I was on at Deerfield provided me with many of my most rewarding moments and closest friends…


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