The Loomis Chaffee Log

LC Athletes Reflect on The Last Dance: Episodes 7 and 8

Kariuki Massio '21, Contributor

May 25, 2020

Episode seven of The Last Dance begins with an exhausted Michael Jordan and his Chicago Bulls winning game one of the first round of the Eastern Conference versus the New Jersey Nets. Then the scene flashes back five years to 1993, touching on Jordan’s relationship with his late father. Coming off...

Girls Lacrosse Team Stays Active During Virtual Spring

Mariapaula Gonzalez '22, Staff Writer

May 25, 2020

It’s not very typical to coach a new team over Zoom, but for varsity girls’ lacrosse coach Stephanie Bissett, there is nothing that is holding her back from staying close with the girls. Coach Bissett arranged virtual team meals, and games like icebreakers, bingo, or Kahoot. The team has used social...

22 LC Students Chosen for All-NEPSAC Pelicans 2020

Chloe Chen '22, Staff Writer

May 25, 2020

This past winter sports season, 22 Loomis athletes were selected for the 2019-20 New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) All-League teams for their individual sports, and two others were chosen for NEPSAC All-League honorable mentions. In one of Loomis’s most competitive and prestigious...

Varsity Basketball Players Claim Top Awards

Thierno Diallo '21, Contributor

May 21, 2020

In the past few weeks, through Zoom conferences, Loomis winter varsity teams have awarded their best players for their contribution and play during the season. Varsity basketball players claimed two of the top awards: boys’ guard Elliyas Delaire ’21 won the Captain’s Award and girls' guard Bry...

Malloy Named New Head Coach for Boys Varsity Soccer

David Malloy (in grey) will take over the varsity boys soccer team from departing faculty member Tim Helfrich '96. Coach and faculty member Sebastiaan Blickman (in red) will also be departing Loomis at the end of this year.

Mariapaula Gonzalez '22, Staff Writer

May 21, 2020

David Malloy will serve as the new head coach for boys varsity soccer at Loomis Chaffee, starting this coming fall. Malloy, born in England, played professionally in the United Kingdom as well as in the United States before he started a family and began his coaching career. He has been an assistant...

A Reaction to “The Last Dance”

Kariuki Massio '21, Contributor

May 4, 2020

When one utters the name Michael Jordan, the words greatness and dominance instantly follow. Arguably the greatest player to ever step on a basketball court, Michael Jordan was once and still is the man most basketball players want to be like. He has mentored and paved the way for many NBA superstars...

What Could Have Been: The Reactions of Spring Athletes

Walker Craig, Contributor

April 27, 2020

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, Loomis Chaffee has shifted to remote learning for the remainder of the year. This decision effectively canceled spring sports on the Island. This is difficult news for the school’s athletes, coaches, and fans. Spring athletes who have trained all fall and winter will not...

A Successful Winter for Athletics on the Island

Chloe Chen '22 and Mariapaula Gonzalez '22, Contributor

April 20, 2020

Loomis Chaffee’s winter sports have had a busy and significant winter season. The powerful varsity boys hockey team welcomed a handful of new sophomores and juniors but also had a big group of seniors and returners who helped lead the team. They hoped to win a championship, which they ultimately did...

Team Traditions – A Sense of Identity

Team Traditions - A Sense of Identity

Mercy Olagunju '22 and Hazel Le '22

May 2, 2019

Boys’ Varsity Soccer has a tradition built around team bonding. It’s all about having that chemistry on the field and being able to connect with your team members on and off the field. So, what better way to bring the team together than screaming and belting out lyrics of a song? The whole team chooses...

The Winter Equestrian Festival

Photo courtesy Haven Low '21

April 26, 2019

Georgina Bloomberg jumping at the Douglas Elliman Grand Prix. Courtesy of Lauren Volkodav '22 The Winter Equestrian Festival, which is the largest and longest-running equestrian festival in the world, is held annually from January 9 to March 31. The festival takes place in Wellington, FL and attracts s...

Reilly Campbell and the 1000th Point

Matthew Weng '21, Contributor

January 29, 2019

How many bags of ice does the trainer's room go through in a year? How many gray t-shirts does the cage exchange in a day? All of those numbers are intriguing, but recently we've welcomed a new number into the LC sports community: 1000. 1000 is the number of career points of Varsity Basket...

NBA Trade Magic

Photo Credit: Pexels

February 25, 2018

The 2017-2018 NBA season–or at least the Eastern Conference– has started to become very interesting after the trade deadline on February 8th. To the surprise of most, the Cleveland Cavaliers stand at the center of this NBA trade hurricane. Their most recent ventures have redefined how competitive ...

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