Athletics

Athletics

The DragonCenter comes to the Hallmanac

Welcome to the DragonCenter, Dana Hall’s first live broadcast program, taking the community to the sidelines to get all the information on our sports teams! Below are the interviews from Homecoming 2021, which you can also find on the Dana Hall Athletics Instagram, @thedanadragon. I will be making rounds throughout […]

Athletics / Opinion

Mac Jones may be a rookie, but he is the future of the Patriots

Mac Jones was drafted by the New England Patriots in the first round this season on April 29, 15th overall, becoming their new quarterback. Many did not expect him to end up with the Patriots, even though Jones was one of the top quarterback prospects of the 2021 NFL Draft. […]

Athletics

Fall sports are on the offensive at Dana Hall

Unlike last year, Dana Hall fall sports have been active this year, with as many as three games a week. For outdoor sports like soccer and field hockey, athletes aren’t required to wear masks while competing with other teams. Because of the Covid pandemic, last year the Eastern Independent League […]

Athletics / Community

She Sails Presents: Sports and Performance Psychology with Eleanor Fazio ’21

On April 30, 2021, Dana Hall hosted its first completely virtual She Sails, featuring presentations from alumnae and current students. Ellie Fazio ‘21 hosted a session showcasing sports and performance psychology. As a dancer, Ellie has had a lot of experience with the effects that psychology can have on sports […]

Athletics

Dana Hall Equestrian takes on WEF in Florida

Every year, Dana Hall riders make their way to Florida to compete in the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) circuit for six weeks. This year’s experience was extremely different, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, for the 12 riders and eight horses who traveled down. According to Rachael Chandley ‘21, “WEF this […]

Athletics / The Nation and the World

2020 Olympics carry on a year later despite pandemic concerns

Last year, thousands of athletes from all over the world expected to compete in the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic games, as well as the 2020 Tokyo Summer Paralympics. However, the Japanese government and the International Olympic Committee agreed in March 2020 that the Olympics should be postponed until the following […]

Athletics

Athletes fight for rights in the NCAA

With March Madness wrapped up, college sports fans are turning to a different court: the Supreme Court. On March 31, the Supreme Court began hearing arguments for National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) v. Allston, the most recent antitrust suit against the association. As collegiate athletics becomes more profitable, student athletes […]

Athletics

Female March Madness athletes met with sexism and discrimination

The National College Athletics Association (NCAA) 82nd annual March Madness highlighted what many see as deeply rooted sexism and discrimination against women in sports. The immense gender disparities between the women’s tournament in San Antonio, Texas, and the men’s tournament in Indianapolis, Indiana, sparked an outcry for gender equality across […]

Athletics

Spring sports return to campus

Spring sports have made their return to the Dana Hall fields after last year’s season was cancelled due to the outbreak of Covid-19. All teams are having both home and away games against other schools within the Eastern Independent League (EIL). Although teams are back in full swing, COVID precautionary […]

Athletics

NBCSports Boston’s Abby Chin on sexism in sports media

Abby Chin, a sports reporter and anchor for NBCSports Boston Celtics Postgame, is a trailblazer. She is one of the growing number of women in sports media today, actively demonstrating how there is a place for women not only in sports but in sports coverage and analysis. I had the […]