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Fall Sports Transition to the Winter

Some students go straight to a new sport right after the end of fall sports, or perhaps they try to stay fit while they await the beginning of the spring season sports. However, crew,...

Hooper Takes the Helm

PICTURED ABOVE: Senior and captain Cheryl Hao prepares to start her 3000 meter steady state piece. Photo by Karen Lin.  It’s early September on a Tuesday afternoon in the Hockaday Higginbotham Natatorium. A group...

Athletes Celebrate Off the Field

On the evening of May 9, Hockaday athletes, coaches and parents gathered in Penson Gym for the annual Athletic Banquet. Organized by Director of Physical Education Tina Slinker, Sports Performance Program Coordinator La’Boris Bean...

Spring Sports Finish Strong in SPC

Athletes from Tennis, Lacrosse, Golf, Softball and Track and Field all competed on April 28 and April 29 against the other private schools in the Southern Preparatory Conference to win two runner-up trophies and...

Hockaday Crew’s Varsity Quad Wins State Championship

After opening new blisters and enduring weeks of intense erg pieces and windy days at the murky Bachman, Hockaday Crew’s Varsity Quad won the Women’s Junior Varsity Quad event at the Texas Rowing Championships...

S.W.E.A.T. It Out

A stark contrast from her usual Saturday morning spent practicing on the lake, senior rower Teal Cohen spent her Saturday on Feb. 4 at Jesuit Preparatory School, and instead of her boat, Cohen mounted...

G(row)th and Victory: Cohen and Team Win at CanAmMex Regatta 2016

Teal Cohen, captain of the varsity crew team, was invited to train and race with the 2016 U.S.A. CanAmMex team this past summer. Cohen and her teammates raced against other teams from Canada and...

G(rowing) up with Crew

Junior Teal Cohen climbed into her boat at the Bachman Lake Annual Sprint Trials Regatta last March and prepared herself mentally like any other sprint race. However, this 1000-meter race differed from her usual...

Manisha’s Mind

Senior Manisha Ratakonda writes her opinion on various sports issues, both globally and at Hockaday. Britney Spears once said (or I guess, sang) “I’m a slave for you,” and that has inspired my high school...

Recrewting: Rowing Athletes Commit to College

“Crew is the unsung hero of college acceptances,” senior Sarah Taylor said. “If you are a sophomore or junior and burned out of your sport, just try crew. If you are athletic and can...