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  • November

    Hackley Boys Varsity Soccer

    Hackley Boys Varsity Soccer came into the 2018 with high expectations and plenty of experience, and the team achieved historic milestones despite falling short of their highest goals.
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  • Hackley Cross Country Excels in 2018

    The Hackley Cross-Country Team had another great season, with 54 dedicated runners contributing to the team's succcess and exceptional leadership from captains Olivia Curran, Anastasia Popova, William Crainer, and Thomas Dewey.
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  • Hackley Varsity Field Hockey

    The Varsity Field Hockey Team had another successful season, winning the Ivy League Championship for the fifth straight season and for the sixth time in the past seven seasons.
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  • Hackley Girls Varsity Soccer

    FEARLESS’ was the motto for the 2018 HGVS season and fearless they were.
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  • Hackley Girls Varsity Tennis

    HGVT  emphasized playing with passion and determination, reflecting on their play after each match, using smart strategy to give themselves the best chance of competing on each point, and finished with an 8-5 record and lost a super close semi-final match (2-3) to the eventual Ivy League champions, Horace Mann.
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  • Hackley Varsity Football

    The season began with a Fall Sting win over Poly Prep, a first since 1995, and ended with a MIFL Bowl Championship win at home over Hopkins School.
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  • Rebecca Lobo Leads High Energy Clinic

    On November 5, approximately 75 girls in grades four through nine joined former Olympian Rebecca Lobo and the Hackley Girls basketball coaching staff and varsity team for  high powered clinic enjoyed by all.
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  • Hackley Boys and Girls X-Country 3rd & 4th at NYSAIS Championship

    Both Hackley Cross Country teams had strong finishes at the NYSAIS meet at Van Cortland Park on November 4.
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  • Hackley Football Wins MIFL Bowl Championship

    The Hackley School football team has had a season to remember.
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  • Hackley Field Hockey Advances to Championship

    Congratulations to Hackley Varsity Field Hockey for the hard-fought semifinal round 3-2 victory in double overtime over Holy Cross to advance to the NYSAIS Championship game, Sunday, November 4, 12:00 PM, at Manhattanville College.
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  • October

    Girls Soccer, Field Hockey Advance

    Congratulations to Hackley Girls Varsity Soccer and Field Hockey -- both teams won their quarterfinal rounds of the NYSAIS tournament and advance to the semifinal round on Friday afternoon.
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  • Julia Thomson '20

    Athletes of the Week, 10/15

    Julia Thomson ’20, FJ Hogg '19, Leah Holmes '20, Maggie Broaddus '20 Frances Schaeffler '19 and Luca McAdams '21 earned Athlete of the Week honors for the week of October 15.
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  • Great Response to First Event in Hackley’s Professional Clinic Series

    Over 140 young athletes participated in the free football clinic led by star strong safety Jamal Adams at Hackley School on October 23.
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  • Free Basketball Clinic with Hall of Famer Rebecca Lobo

    Hackley School invites New York metro girls basketball players in Grades 5 – 9 to a free instructional clinic featuring Rebecca Lobo, Monday, November 5, 5:30-7:30.
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  • Jenny Canoni '20

    Canoni Superb in Hornets 3-1 Loss to Top-Ranked Greeley

    Junior Jenny Canoni helped keep the Hackley Field Hockey Team within striking distance of top-ranked Horace Greeley. Read complete LoHud story here.
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  • Karin Bridger ’19

    Athletes of the Week, 10/1

    Athletes of the Week for the week of October 1st are Karin Bridger ’19 (Field Hockey), Patrick Schulman ’20 (Boys’ Soccer), Doubles Team of Kit Greenberg ’19 and Sadie Nipon ’21 (Girls’ Tennis), and Matt Zampolin ’19 (Football).
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  • Impressive Results by Hackley Girls Tennis

    HGVT is having a great season so far! With a 6-3 record, the girls are feeling good about their upcoming Ivy League tournament!
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  • Matt Braver '19

    LoHud Boys Soccer Player of the Week

    Senior Matt Braver was selected as LoHud Boys soccer Player of the Week amongst an impressive group of candidates. Matt scored 6 goals in three games last week to help cement this honor. Read about it here.
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  • Jamal Adams

    Free Football Clinic with Jamal Adams, 10/23

    Hackley School invites New York metro area youth football players to a free instructional clinic featuring Jamal Adams, Tuesday, October 23, 5:30-7:30. Read on for details and registration.
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  • Jessie Bard ’21

    Athletes of the Week, 9/17 and 9/24

    Athletes of the Week for Sept. 17th are Jessie Bard ’21 (Field Hockey), Jenny Canoni ’20 (Field Hockey) and James Spencer ’21 (Cross Country). For the Week for Sept. 24th, the coaches picks are Conor McMahon ’20 (Football) and Belle Thomas ’19 (Girls Soccer).
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  • Hackley Field Hockey Off to Hot Start

    The Hackley Varsity Field Hockey Team is currently undefeated in league play and have an overall record of 5-1 on the season.
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  • September

    Olivia Curran '20

    Athletes of the Week, 9/10

    Athletes of the Week for September 10th are Olivia Curran ’19 (Cross Country), and Matt Braver ’19 (Boys Soccer).
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  • Enzi Teacher ’20

    Athletes of the Week, 9/4

    Athletes of the Week for September 4th are Enzi Teacher ’20 (Football), and Katy Robertson ’19 (Girls’ Soccer).
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  • Hackley Boys Soccer Defeats Riverdale

    The Boys Varsity Soccer Team earned a statement victory 3-2 over three-peat Ivy League champions Riverdale, winning for the first time in six years on the infamous Riverdale field.
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  • Welyn Waterhouse '23

    Lohud Player of the Day

    Welyn Waterhouse '23 was recognized as Lohud Player of the Day for her performance in Hackley Girls Varsity Soccer's 8-0 win over Masters on September 12.
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  • Enzi Teacher '20

    Lohud Player of the Week

    Hackley Junior Enzi Teacher was named Lohud Player of the Week following his performance at Friday's game in which Hackley defeated Poly Prep 35-19. Read about it here.
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  • Introducing Local Live

    Hackley has signed on with a new service, Local Live, that allows us to offer live broadcasts of various contests on campus. We are launching the new service on 9/7 in conjunction with the Fall Sting.
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  • Jennifer Canoni '20

    Hackley Athlete Named to LoHud Field Hockey Elite 11

    Hackley Field Hockey standout Jennifer Canoni '20 was named to the Journal News LoHud Field Hockey Elite 11, the only private school athletes named among the top players coming into the fall season. Read full story here.
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  • August

    Hackley Teams Compete in Championship Tournaments

    We're pleased to announce some exciting results for Hackley Fall Athletics as we head into NYSAIS competition.
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  • First Splash in the New Pool!

    On August 22nd, members of the 2017-2018 swim team came to the Johnson Center for "First Splash," an event to celebrate our swimmers and the completion of the pool. The swimmers enjoyed a few competitive relays and races, all in good fun and in a spectacular facility. Check out the photos and this fun video from the event.
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  • July

    LiliAnna Khosrowshahi ’18

    Two Athletes Named All American

    LiliAnna Khosrowshahi ’18 and Leah Holmes ’20, members of Hackley's Girls Varsity Lacrosse team, were recently named All Americans in Girls Lacrosse.  Congratulations to both athletes, and to  their coach, Jenny Leffler -- this is the first time two of Coach Leffler's players have been named  All American in the same year!
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  • June

    10 Years of Running to Class Day

    Another Hackley tradition we love: the Class Day Run.  This year, 91 students, parents, faculty, staff, and alumni celebrated the 10th Annual Class Day run.  Read on.
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  • Track & Field Athletes Do Hackley Proud at Eastern Championships

    Hackley Track & Field athletes had strong performances at the Eastern Championships held at Iona College this past weekend. Read on for highlights.
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  • May

    Hackley Girls Varsity Lacrosse

    The Varsity Girls Lacrosse team had another successful season. Returning an amazing 16 players and adding 6 rookies—the team worked hard all season long. Read on.
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  • Hackley Track & Field

    The boys and girls track teams continue to improve in personal performance, with many athletes earning All-League recognition. There is excitement for what the future holds for the program. Read on.
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  • Hackley Boys Varsity Golf

    Hackley Boys Golf continued its domination of NYSAIS and Ivy League competition, winning its third consecutive Ivy League title with back to back to back undefeated seasons. Read on.
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  • Hackley Boys Varsity Lacrosse

    The 2018 Hackley Boys Lacrosse Team had an outstanding year, finishing 15-2, winning the NYSAIS Championship, and sharing the Ivy Prep League Title with Fieldston, the team it defeated in the NYSAIS Final. Read on.
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  • Hackley Boys Varsity Tennis

    The boys’ tennis team expected this to be a rebuilding year, but found its chemistry as the season progressed. Read on.
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  • Hackley Girls Varsity Golf

    The girls’ golf team saw tremendous growth this season with three starters returning from last year’s squad and three new members (two 8th graders and 9th grader) joining the team. Read on.
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  • Hackley Varsity Baseball

    The 2018 season baseball season started on a positive note with a walk off win against Horace Mann in the season opener. Read on.
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  • Hackley Varsity Softball

    Hackley Softball was one of this season’s greatest success stories. Read on.
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  • Athletes Achieve Personal Records in Track & Field

    Hackley Girls Tracks and Field finished 3rd overall at the NYSAIS championship meet on 5/23, with Kiara Abbey earning an individual championship in the triple jump and many athletes delivering personal bests in their events. Boys Track and Field finished 7th overall, recording a number of personal records as well.
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  • Hackley Softball's Strong Season

    Hackley Softball made its first appearance in the NYSAIS championship game since 2001. While the team came up short in their quest for the championship, the girls played very well and are excited for next year, with much of the team returning.
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  • Hackley Boys Lacrosse Wins NYSAIS

    Hackley Boys Lacrosse defeated Fieldston 12-7 to win the NYSAIS title -- Go Hack!
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  • Hackley Girls Lacrosse Brings Home NYSAIS Title

    Hackley Girls Varsity Lacrosse defeated Rye Country Day 17-13 to earn the state championship -- congratulations to the coaches and players!
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  • Hackley Golf Wins NYSAIS Title

    For the second year in a row, Hackley Boys Varsity Golf brought home the NYSAIS championship title -- congratulations to the team and Coach Hasslinger!
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  • Five Hackley Teams Compete in NYSAIS Championships

    Hackley Golf, Softball, Boys and Girls Lacrosse, and and Track & Field will all compete on Wednesday, 5/23, for state championship honors. Read on.
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  • Hackley Softball Advances in NYSAIS Tournament

    With an 11-1 win over Holy Child on Sunday, 5/20, Hackley Softball moves on to the semifinal round of the NYSAIS tournament, taking on Dalton on Monday, 5/21, at Randall's Island, 3:30 PM.  Go Hack!
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  • Hackley Boys Lacrosse Wins Quarterfinal Round

    With a strong 16-9 win over Long Island Lutheran, Hackley Boys Varsity Lacrosse advances to the semifinal round of the NYSAIS tournament, taking on Riverdale at home on Monday, 5/21, 3:30 PM.
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  • Hackley Girls Lacrosse Advances in NYSAIS Tournament

    With a 16-5 victory over Horace Mann on this rainy Saturday, Hackley Girls Varsity Lacrosse advances to the semi-final round of the NYSAIS tournament and will host Holy Child at home on Monday, 5/21, 3:30 PM.  Go Hack!
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  • Boys’ Golf Captures Third Straight League Title

    The Boys Golf Team locked up their third consecutive league title yesterday in the “spring like conditions” at Round Hill Country Club. Read on.
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  • Championship Week

    Ivy and NYSAIS Championships will take place over the next several days, with Boys and Girls Lacrosse, Softball, Track & Field, Boys Tennis and Boys Golf competing. Read on.

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  • Three Hackley Teams Received NYSAIS Post-Season Bids

    The bids were just released for the NYSAIS tournaments and three Hackley teams have made the tournament. Read on.
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  • Career Strike Out Record Set at 450

    Congratulations to Dana VanBuren ’19, who earned her 450th strike out in the 5/14 softball game against Horace Mann. Read on.
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  • Girls’ and Boys’ Lacrosse Teams Bring Home League Titles

    The Hackley Girls and Boys Lacrosse Teams have won their respective Ivy League titles this spring season. Read on.
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  • Neil Singh ’20

    Athletes of the Week, 4/30

    Athletes of the Week (AOW) for the week of April 30th are Jonah Gorevic ’21, Leah Holmes ’20, Neil Singh ’20 and Alex Kalapoutis ’21.
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  • Jimin Jung '20

    Boys Golf Standout Shoots Five Under Par 31!

    Hackley's number one in golf, Jimin Jung '20 shot a five under to score a 31 on the Bedford Tennis and Golf Club course against Brunswick School this past Monday. Read on.
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  • Jonah Gorevic '21

    Freshman Track Athlete Breaks Hackley 3200m Record

    Congratulations to Jonah Gorevic on breaking the 3200M record at Hackley by running a 9:44.50 on Saturday, May 5th at the Joe Wynne Somers Lions Club Invitational. Read on.
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  • Ismene Germanakos ’19

    Girls Javelin Record Smashed

    Ismene Germanakos ’19 broke the school record in the Javelin throw by over 16 feet on Tuesday, April 17th at the Ivy Meet. She threw a record breaking 108’5" besting the previous mark held by Sarah Johnston ’05 who threw 91' 6". The throw also qualified Ismene for the Emerging Elite at High School Nationals. Ismene is an impressive three sport athlete for Hackley playing soccer, basketball and competing in track and field. Congratulations on a great throw.
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  • LiliAnna Khosrowshahi '18

    Girls Lacrosse Player Joins Elite Group

    Throughout the storied success of the Hackley Girls’ Lacrosse program, only two athletes have past the coveted 200 goal mark in their career on the Hilltop -- Sammy Mueller ’16 (289 goals) and Trish Gorman ’12 (232). This year, senior LiliAnna Khosrowshahi joined this elite group when she tallied her 200th goal in the team's recent win over last year’s State Champion, Holy Child. Read on.
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  • Hackley Runners Compete at Prestigious Penn Relays

    Six Hackley athletes, including three freshman, delivered season best performances at the prestigious Penn Relays on Thursday, April 26th in Philadelphia. Read on.
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  • New on Hackley Perspectives

    This week on Hackley Perspectives, we are pleased to share Jason Edwards' thoughtful considerations on the lessons we gain through winning...and through losing.
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  • April

    Anthony Johnson ’19

    Athletes of the Week, 4/23

    Ismene Germanakos ’19, Anthony Johnson ’19, and Bridget Barsanti ’18 earned Athlete of the Week honors this week.
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  • Bobby Hite ’18, Boys Lacrosse

    Athletes of the Week, 4/16

    Athletes of the Weeks for April 16th are Bobby Hite ’18, Jimin Jung ’20, LiliAnna Khosrowshahi ’18 and Dana Van Buren ’19.
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  • Despite Weather Girls Golf Comes Through in Late Charge

    The Girls Varsity Golf Team rolled conference rival Riverdale for their first win of the 2018 season. Battling both Riverdale and the conditions, the Hornets prevailed with a 4-1 victory. Read on.
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  • Abbey Schiller ’21

    Athletes of the Week, 4/9

    Athletes of the Week for April 9th are Chris O’Sullivan ’18, Ijeoma Nwokorie ’18 and Abbey Schiller ’21. Read on.
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  • A moment during the Hackley vs. Horace Mann game.

    It's All About the Team!

    For Hackley Boys Varsity Lacrosse Coach Chris Arnold, every win or loss his teams achieves is part of the fabric of something larger: a commitment of players working together to bring unreserved effort to their game.  Ask Coach Arnold where he stands in career wins and losses, he couldn't tell you. He didn't keep track. Read on.
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  • Hackley Baseball opens up season with 4-3 Win

    The Hackley Hornets Baseball Team’s late game heroics capped a one run win over conference rival Horace Mann. Read on.
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  • March

    Boys and Girls Swim Teams Rewrite Record Books

    After the first week of the winter season the Hackley swim teams quickly realized the potential they would have this year. With a large group of seniors retuning form last year there was no doubt the teams had their eyes set on great accomplishment.
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  • Boys Basketball on the Upswing

    The Boys Basketball Team had a solid season of growth and development. The season had many similarities to seasons in the past for Hackley Hornets where the boys fought hard at times and made some exciting plays worthy of ESPN Sports Center but also struggled through some adversity.
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  • Boys Squash Rebuilds with Youth

    The 2017/18 Boys Varsity Squash team entered this winter coming off a dream season last year when we won the 2017 Ivy League title. With several high level players from last year’s team now playing squash collegiately; it was an opportunity for our team to give some younger guys more competitive experience in matches.
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  • Boys Winter Track Team Grows and Thrives

    The Hackley Boys’ Winter Track team enjoyed a strong season of training and competition. In addition to adding many new participants, the team performed well individually and collectively.
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  • Girls Basketball Finishes with .500 Record

    The Hackley Girls Basketball Team ended up with a final record of 12-12, which included a trip back to the state tournament and a win in the first round before losing to this year’s state champion, Dalton.

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  • Girls Squash Solid in Rebuilding Year

    The Hackley Girls Squash Team performed well in a rebuilding year, benefiting from many new faces and a new facility which inspired some great squash.
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  • Girls Track Gets Stronger In Winter Season

    The Hackley Girls’ Winter Track Team had a strong season of building fitness and competition results, led by captains Bridget Barsanti ’18 and Julia Stewart-Wood ’18 and interim captain Carolyn Santangelo ‘18.
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  • Hackley Fencers Shine Across the Board

    The Hackley Fencing Teams had an excellent season with five of six squads medaling in the ISFL final season standings, and capturing nine individual medals.
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  • Newcomers Give Notice, Hackley Wrestling on the Rise

    The Hackley Wrestling Team exceeded all expectation driven by experienced leadership and an influx of talented and hardworking newcomers. The team came together as a group and delivered exceptional results throughout the season.
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  • February

    Girls’ Epee - 1st place League Champions

    Hackley Fencers Triumph at ISFL Tournament

    Fencing had an outstanding day at the Team Championships with competitors in three of the six weapons taking top honors in the tournament.
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  • Jack Bosco ‘20

    Top Finish In Statewide Wrestling Competition

    Three Hackley wrestlers competed in the Inaugural NYS Wrestling Federation Championships. This tournament is touted as one of the most grueling in the country, in which the best wrestlers from all public, private and Catholic Schools in New York State compete.
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  • Three Hackley Athletes Named NYSAIS Track Champions

    At the February 22 NYSAIS Indoor Track Championships at the Armory, Onye Ohia-Enyia '18, Jasmyn Phillips '21, and Kiara Abbey '21 crowned NYSAIS champions in their respective events, joined by other Hackley athletes with great performances in their events. Four Hackley athletes qualified for statewide competition at the Federation meet, and both the boys' and girls' teams finished fourth overall. Read on for details.

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  • HGVB Advances in NYSAIS Tournament

    Hackley Girls Varsity Basketball brought in an impressive win at Portledge to advance to the quarterfinal round of the NYSAIS tournament.  Leading 12-6 at the end of the first quarter, Hackley built that lead to 32-23 at the half, and 44-28 at the end of the third quarter, finishing the game with a score of 55-42.  The team plays Dalton away tonight, 2/22, at 5:00 PM.  Go Hack!
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  • Jack Bosco ’20

    Hackley Wrestlers to Compete in State Meet

    Hackley Wrestlers Rob Horan ‘21, Tyler Wyman ‘21 and Jack Bosco ’20 will be wrestling in Albany (Times Union Center) at the Division 2 NYSPHSAA Championships this weekend. February 23 & 24. You can follow Hackley Wrestling online here.  GO HACK!
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  • Hackley Winter Teams Approach Tournament Round

    As the Winter athletics season comes to a close, Hackley teams wrap up their seasons with state championship competition ahead. Read on for details.
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  • Robert Horan '21 and Jack Bosco '20

    Hackley Wrestling Crowns Two NYSAIS Champions

    The Hackley Wrestling Team captured two titles at the annual NYSAIS championship meet this past Saturday at Long Island Lutheran High School.  With many young Hackley wrestlers having success, the future looks very bright for the program. Congratulations to all Hackley wrestlers! Read on for details.
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  • Hackley Swimmers Shine at Ivy Championships

    Hackley swimmers delivered a strong performances at the Ivy League Championship meet on February 6th at Lehman College. The boys' team finished second, 85 points ahead of the third place Fieldston team and within shouting distance of the first place Trinity team.  Hackley Girls Swimming finished the team event in 4th place.  Both girls and boys teams brought in spectacular individual and relay performances, with new records set. Great job all around! Read on for results.
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  • Hackley Wrestlers Capture Second Place at Ivy Tournament

    Hackley Wrestling crowned four Ivy League champions en route to a second place team finish at the Ivy championships this past weekend. Robert Horan ’21 (99lbs), Tyler Wyman ’21 (106lbs), Jack Bosco ’20 (113lbs) and Giovanni Crispi ’18 (182lbs) were all conference champions in their respective weight classes. For their championship efforts they were also recognized as Hackley Athletes of the Week (AOW). Other strong performances include Lara Schechter ’21 who captured third place. Great job team!

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  • Ijeoma Nwokorie ’18

    Athletes of the week, 1/29

    Ijeoma Nwokorie ’18, Jack Bosco ’20, Charles Dewey '21, and Jordan Wade ’19 earned Athlete of the Week honors this week. Read on for details.
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  • January

    Girls Basketball on a Roll

    The Hackley Girls Basketball Team has been on a roll of late beating Rye Country Day 54-29, Trinity School 57-42 and Fieldston School 43-13 to end a fantastic week of play. Read on.
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  • Garrett Towne '18

    Con Ed Scholar Athlete of the Week

    Hackley swimmer Garrett Towne '18 has been chosen as the Con Ed Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of January 15. Garrett has been on an incredible streak of late breaking multiple records and swimming times giving him the status of All American. Read on.
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  • Robert Horan '21

    Wrestling News

    Congratulations to Robert Horan (99lbs) who took 1st place at the Hendrick Hudson Wrestling Tournament. Robby went 4-0 on the day with 4 pins, in wins against John Jay, Hendrick Hudson, Putnam Valley and Somers. Robert is currently 15-2 on the season with 18 takedowns and 12 pins.
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  • Hackley Swimmers Continue to Make Waves

    Veteran Hackley swim coach John Gillard continues to marvel at the strength and depth of this year's Hackley swim team. In a recent meet against powerhouse Brunswick (Boys) and Greenwich Academy (Girls) where eight pool records were established, Coach Gillard stated "I have never seen a faster high school meet."
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