Athletics

Athletics

Karen Stives ’68 Equestrian Center upgraded with donation from namesake

Dana Hall alumna and Olympic gold medalist Karen Wennberg Stives ’68 died over the summer after living with cancer for several years. She leaves behind her legacy and a large donation to the renamed Karen Stives ’68 Equestrian Center, Dana Hall’s riding center. Stives’s $3.5 million dollar gift was presented to […]

Athletics

Athletic Clinics bring young athletes to campus

It’s normal to see Dana Hall Middle and Upper School athletes in the hallways and on the fields wearing their Dana blue and white jerseys. But why would 100 younger girls be on campus over the weekend sporting blue and white? These girls are in grades 1 through 5 and […]

Athletics

A mixed season thus far for athletics

The fall athletic season is underway, and so far the results have been mixed. Both Varsity and JV Soccer and Volleyball have played a handful of games already. Varsity Soccer has a record so far of 2-3, winning against Montrose and Cushing and losing to Thayer, St. Marks, and Buckingham […]

Athletics

Dana Hall Varsity Squash concludes a successful season

Varsity Squash competed at the US Squash High School National Championships in Hartford, CT, February 6 through 8. They entered the competition seeded in the top eight of Division 3 and won second place. Team members Helena Carroll ’15, Paige Taylor ‘15, Attabelle Wasniewski ‘16, Campbell Brown ‘17, Wendy Gomez ‘17, Sophie […]

Athletics

Dana Fencing Team: Compete with the men’s team or not?

In the years before the Dana Fencing Team competed alone for the Women’s Three Weapons Championship, which consists of accumulated scores from three squads: epee, sabre, and foil, it had fenced with St. John’s Prep together and challenged the Six Weapons Championship. However, since both Dana and Prep are traditionally […]

Athletics

Varsity Field Hockey battles in NEPSAC Tournament

On Wednesday, November 12, the Varsity Field Hockey team traveled over 150 miles to the Canterbury School to play their first round of the Class C New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) Tournament. The Field Hockey team won against Canterbury with a score of 2-1 and moved on to the […]

Athletics / Community

Parents’ Weekend 2014

The Dana Hall community is reshaping tradition this upcoming Parents’ Weekend. It will be the second to have classes on both Friday and Saturday. While all sporting events have traditionally taken place on Saturday, this year Varsity sports will be held in the evening on Friday after a show from […]

Athletics / Community

David McGovern “busts a move”

The day is still young as you look at a craggy rock face that stretches for hundreds of vertical feet of treacherous climbing. You chalk up your hands, take a deep breath, and climb. Have you ever experienced a moment when the only thing keeping you from falling from unimaginable […]

Arts / Athletics / Community

Tiffany Lau: a balancing act

Dancing with soft movement, drawing beautiful patterns with her skates, Tiffany Lau ’15 is in the middle of an ice rink creating art with her own body. The junior from Hong Kong came to Dana Hall in 2013 to pursue both her skating and academic goals in the United States. […]

Athletics

Olympian Karen Stives ’68 gives back to Dana Hall

In January, Dana Hall announced a $3.5 million gift from Karen Wennbergh Stives ’68 towards the equestrian program. Stives, an Olympic gold medalist, wanted to give back to the program that helped catapult her into the Olympic Equestrian circuit. Stives’s donation will go into an endowment, the interest of which […]