Monthly Archives: November 2011

Athletic Profile: Soccer Captain Elwood Taylor’s Take

Interviewed this week is Elwood Taylor, Co-Captain of the Boys’ Varsity Soccer team and member of Boys’ Varsity Indoor and Outdoor Track. How did you get to start playing soccer? I started to play soccer in second grade when a friend of mine introduced me to it. Soccer was new to me before then. After […]

After Tough Loss, Looking Forward to Hill

Varsity Girls’ Soccer has come a long way this year. The Big Red had a bumpy start maintaining their 3-6 record just one month ago. However, the team has since found new motivation and now holds a much-improved 8-7-1 record. Never relinquishing its determination and hard work ethic, the team has bounced back to produce […]

14-1, Looking for Hill Weekend Win

After rounding out the season by placing 1st in the MAPL and 2nd in NJISSA, with a final record of 10-1, Big Red Girls’ Varsity Tennis will be tough competition for Hill this weekend. In this year’s NJISSA tournament, the team barely missed out on first place, losing by only one match to the Pingry […]

XC Wins MAPLS, Girls Still Undefeated

Lawrenceville’s Boys’ and Girls’ Cross Country are two of Lawrenceville’s most successful teams this fall season.  With a combined 14 victories and only 1 loss so far in the season, their effort and performance is commendable. Their mutual success can be attributed to many pivotal factors of each team.  V Formers on the teams have […]

Field Hockey Suffers Tough Overtime Loss in State Championship

Big Red Field Hockey lost in double overtime to the Peddie team by just one goal in last Sunday’s NJISAA state championship game, concluding in a final score of 3 to 4.  Coming from a 0-4 loss to Peddie, the team has clearly rebounded and improved dramatically this season. Big Red entered the game with […]

Team of the Week: Girls’ Varsity Waterpolo

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo arrived at last weekend’s Easterns tournament with high expectations and fulfilled them, taking first place. To some this came as no surprise; the Lawrenceville team was ranked first in the tournament and had not been defeated previously by any of the other competing teams. After a win against Germantown Academy, the […]

MLB: A Free Agent Frenzy Begins

On Friday, October 28, the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Texas Rangers to win the 2011 World Series. David Freese, the hero of the Series, was named MVP. The excitement came to a climax in game six, when the Cardinals were on two occasions one strike away from elimination, but fought back against improbable odds […]

Joanne Freeman Delivers Weeden Lecture

Yale University History Professor Joanne Freeman delivered the 13th Charles F. Weeden ’65 Great Historians Lecture on Monday, November 7th. Her talk, entitled “Dirty Rotten Politics in the New Republic”, focused on American politics in the 1790s. Freeman attended Pomona College and received her Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. She is the author of […]

Becker to Serve as Headmaster at The Gunnery

Interdisciplinary and History Master Peter Becker will assume duties as Headmaster of the Gunnery School, a coeducational boarding school located in Washington, Connecticut starting July 12. This past October, after a recommendation from Lance Odden, mentor to Becker and Head Master of the Taft school, the Gunnery invited Becker to visit their campus. After interviewing […]

Impulse Debuts

Lawrenceville’s impromptu comedy group, Impulse, had its first performance last Saturday in the Blackbox theater of the Kirby Arts Center performing in front of a full house. Diana Kim ’12, a Impulse troupe leader, said, “Judging from the sound of it, the crowd was pleased with the show. At [the very] least I was very […]