The Loomis Chaffee Log

How well do we know our Favorite Bronco?

AP Photo/Jack Dempsey

March 2, 2016

Suited in orange and navy, Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning recently cemented the on-field legacy of his 18-year-old NFL career with Denver’s claim of Super Bowl L. Off the field, Manning has been largely regarded as a decent, honest quarterback as well as an outstanding role model for football-loving...

Mid Season Review

March 2, 2016

Eastern Conference Championship: Raptors vs. Cavaliers Raptors: Currently, the Raptors and the Cavaliers are fighting for the top spot in the east with the Raptors only a few games behind the conference lead. With all-star DeMar DeRozan averaging 23.3 points a game along with a 44.3 shot percenta...

Make a Wish

March 2, 2016

On Valentine’s Day Eve, the girls’ varsity hockey team played Founders League rival Choate in an “Assist-A-Wish” game dedicated to raising money for a truly great charity: Make-A-Wish. “We chose Make-A-Wish because we feel at some point or another in life, cancer unfortunately has some effect...

Manager Spotlight

Manager Spotlight

January 30, 2016

Boy’s Varsity Hockey - Maya Earnest and Maddie Ash   What sorts of responsibilities do you have as managers? Maya: As managers, we come to practices and games and survive in the freezing cold of the rink. Maddie: During practice we fill water bottles, work the clock, and make sure...

Varsity Hockey Trip to Alps

Varsity Hockey Trip to Alps

January 30, 2016

While many students stayed home for the break, the Loomis Chaffee Varsity hockey team traveled to Switzerland. The trip was ten days long, the first eight spent in the capital city of Bern and the last two in Zurich. In the capital city the boys had ample opportunity to explore and bond tighter as a...

College Basketball Update

AP Photo/Michael Conroy

January 29, 2016

One of the reasons why most of us love sports is the sheer uncertainty of what every season holds. I mean, who could have possibly predicted the Carolina Panthers of the NFL to progress from a mediocre unit to a 15-1 team this past season? This mercurial nature of sports holds no less true in this current...

Swimming & Diving Suits Up for 2015-16 Season

Photo by Olivia Diong '16

December 16, 2015

The Boy’s Swimming and Diving team has returned to the pool deck to try to improve on last year’s finishes at the NEPSSA Championships and make waves in 2015-16. Over the next few months, the determined pelicans of the Boy’s Swimming and Diving team will compete in a total of 12 meets, leading...

Winter Sports Preview

Photo by Alex Benthien '16

December 16, 2015

Boys Basketball Coaches: Rock Battistoni Seniors: John Watson, Mark Byrne, Andre Ferguson, Charles Holley, Jorge Botas, Cobey Adekanbi, Jacob Carroll, Frank Oftring Record Last Reason: 9-12 With new head coach Rock Battistoni leading the team this year along with the nine seniors and post-grads,...

NBA Preview

October 30, 2015

Eastern Conference Championship   Cavaliers — Lebron, Kyrie, and  Kevin Love combine to make a powerful team, enough to break some of the most invulnerable defenses. The Cavs have a solid starting lineup with quality subs, which should be enough to get quality playoff seeding. Coming o...

LCXC: Parents’ Weekend Triumph

Isabel Gorton '18

October 30, 2015

As the reigning Founder’s League champions, our cross country teams entered this season with a target on their backs and a considerable amount of confidence. Their determined head coaches, Rebecca Purdy of the girls’ team and Sally Knight of the boys’, are committed to the success of each individual...

The Utley Controversy

AP Photo/ Gregory Bull

October 30, 2015

The game of baseball is unlike any other sport in the sense that it is played in tiny pockets of time. The masters of the game have the most precise, accurate timing. Thus, the game of baseball is one of incredible speed. Players must master the methods of adjusting, reacting, and anticipating. Many...

LCGJVS: Undefeated and Undying Love

Photo Courtesy of Justine Baird '17

October 30, 2015

There are many reasons I love the Loomis Chaffee Girls JV Soccer team: the fun we have, the success we have had, and the closeness everyone has with each other to name a few. The undefeated record is just a simple bonus. Having been through a lot over the course of the first half of the season, this...

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