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AT THE READY Maddie Miller ‘24 featured in the center ready to charge out of the goal during a defensive corner. Kate Miller ‘26 flanking her older sister on the right side. “This was a super intense game,” said Maddie Miller. “However I remember it being extremely rewarding in the end, and all of our hard work really paid off.”

Goalie going for glory

Izzy Baru '25, School editor May 2, 2024

Maddie Miller ‘24’s love for field hockey began with hating Rec-n-ed soccer. Miller began playing at the age of seven and worked her way up though various levels of club playing with the Pinnacle field...

Lockdown. Ben Formicola ‘24 prepares to block an on-goal shot against North Farmington earlier this year. “ I didn’t think we were gonna win”, said Formicola. “We were all kind of in shock.”

Down but not out

Teddy Staebler '25, School staff May 1, 2024

As the 2022-2023 lacrosse season came to a close, the men’s team's future was uncertain. After an underperforming season, team members were worried about what the next year would be like with 11 seniors...

The big leagues

Matt Streicher '24, Sports staff March 9, 2024

Meezan Hamzavi ‘23 How were you affected by the injury you sustained in your senior season? “When I first tore my ACL I felt like there was no point in playing anymore, I wasn’t really...

DRIVING HARD Sarcevich drives past an FGR Player in their rivalry game. “Even though we’re missing guys, we find a way to win,” said Sarcevich.

The big Serb

Matt Streicher '24, Sports staff March 9, 2024

Moving from another country is a complete change in lifestyle for anyone, including Nikola Sarcevich ‘24.  But there is one familiar element that has always been there for him even since his elementary...

GLORY DAYS Sartori laughing on the softball field at Olivet College before a game in 1988.

Behind the broom

Anika Bery '24, Lifestyles staff March 9, 2024

As you walk into school each morning and leave each afternoon, you encounter dozens of familiar faces—students, teachers, and coaches. Among the vital members of our school community are those whose...

THREAT UNLEASHED Charlotte McMurtrie ‘26 carries the ball up the field to pass to a forward. “I like playing midfield because I get the ball a lot and I get a lot of assists.” McMurtrie said. “I’ve tried other positions like forward but my favorite by far is midfield.”

Rising soccer star wins big

Lauren Ye '26, School staff March 9, 2024

From a young age, Charlotte McMurtrie ‘26 always knew she wanted to play soccer. So, when she got the opportunity to play on a Rec & Ed soccer team, a recreational team organized by her elementary...

RUNNING WITH STYLE Ava Kittendorf ‘24, Anika Bery ‘24, Henry Beck ‘26, and Lincoln Cha ‘24 (not pictured) get ready to run the race with some fun costumes to add to the experience. “It was so fun,” said Kittendorf. “I definitely want to run more long races like this in the future.”

On your marks, get set, go

Mira Jayaraman '26, School staff March 9, 2024

On a crisp December morning, Anika Bery ‘24, Lincoln Cha ‘24, Ava Kittendorf ‘24, and Henry Beck ‘26 from the cross-country team embarked on a journey, pushed their limits, and formed a stronger...

TWEET TWEET Charlie Rich ‘26 referees a middle school girls’ basketball game.

Game changer

Mira Jayaraman '26, School staff March 9, 2024

From the tweet of your whistle, the game starts. Players start encouraging their teammates, students start to cheer the team on from the stands, and then there’s you, in the middle of it all. This is...

GAME ON Head of Middle School Mayra Diaz participates in a pickleball match at the club. “In Pickleball Club, I really enjoy getting to play, and thats why I have a Pickleball Club,” Diaz said.

Mayra Diaz’s Pickleball Club Attracts Dozens of Students

Neha Narayanan '26, Sports staff December 7, 2023

Pickleball, the rising star of recreational sports, has found a home in Greenhills’ gym, thanks to the leadership of the new Head of the Middle School, Mayra Diaz. The Middle School Pickleball Club,...

BOUNCING BACK Malloure going for a lay up during preseason practice. 
“We’re ready for this season,” said Malloure.


Matt Streicher '24, Sports staff December 7, 2023

After a 3-16 season last year, the girls basketball team is getting ready to hit the court with some returning starters and without its now-college-playing star. The squad ended last season with a loss...

MISMATCH Sarcevic dribbles by a defender in a game against FGR. “He’ll probably be our best player this year,” said Nor.

Coming back for more

Matt Streicher '24, Sports staff December 7, 2023

Bringing back almost all of their starters this season, the boys basketball team is gearing up for another season with a now-experienced lineup and some underclassmen showing some promise. The team went...

RITUAL FIRST BUMP Eleana Zhuang ‘25 and her coach, Eileen Spicher, at the Splitz Mock Meet in 2021, doing their final pre-routine fist bump tradition for good luck. “The fist bump before every routine became my source of comfort,” said Zhuang. “It’s because it never changed and it always calmed my nerves down right before”

Sustaining enthusiasm

Ella Song '25, Lifestyles staff December 7, 2023

Competing as a gymnast was a significant part of Eleana Zhuang '25's life for a decade. But after determining the sport was harming her mental well being, Zhuang wanted to ensure the next generation of...

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