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Softball Champs Slideshow

Softball Champs Slideshow

Rachel Luce & Peter Ryan, Staff Writers

May 22, 2019

   

Falcons Fall Flat Against Foxes

Falcons Fall Flat Against Foxes

Peter Ryan, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

On Tuesday April 23rd, Friends Select’s boys tennis team lost by a score of 5-0 to the Moorestown Friends Foxes. The most successful team member was 2nd singles player TJ Hampton (‘22), who managed to steal four out of sixteen games against his opponent. Including TJ, the Falcons saw strong repre...

Mia Cohen (’21) Leads Falcons with Perfect Game

Mia Cohen (’21) Leads Falcons with Perfect Game

Peter Ryan, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

On April 29th, the Friends Select Falcons' softball team defeated the Little Flower Sentinels 16-0. The Sentinels recorded zero runs and zero hits, and found no other way to reach a base at any point in the game. In baseball and softball, a game in which the opposing team does not gain a hit or a w...

‘Change in Vision’ Leads Friends Select Sports to Newfound Heights

‘Change in Vision’ Leads Friends Select Sports to Newfound Heights

Peter Ryan, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

“I’m not sure if it was more a ‘revitalization’ than a ‘change in vision.’ When we started out, I wanted to do things differently than they had been done. We are a school that has so many wonderful things, and then there were athletics. I wanted athletics to be one of those wonderful things.”

All Classes Shine in Dominant Girls Basketball Victory

All Classes Shine in Dominant Girls Basketball Victory

Peter Ryan, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

In one of their most dominant wins of the season, the Friends Select Falcons’ Girls Basketball team defeated the Charter High School of Architecture and Design 61-36. The early portion of the game was defined by the Falcons’ brutally aggressive press in the first quarter. Led by ‘19 forward Camryn Har...

Squashing Expectations

Squashing Expectations

John Larkin, Sports Editor, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019

There is a new sport in the Upper School, and it's squashing expectations. The 2018-2019 winter season will be the inaugural season of Upper School Squash. Before diving into Friends Select Squash, we must first understand the basics of the sport of squash. Squash is an indoor sport that is p...

Fall Sports Awards Ceremony

Fall Sports Awards Ceremony

John Larkin

November 29, 2018

On November 1st, the Friends Select community gathered together in the cafeteria after school to celebrate the community's fall athletes at the fall sports awards. Sports awards have become a staple in Friends Select’s athletic program. At the end of each season, every team gathers in the caf...

Boys Varsity Basketball Looks to Start Anew

Boys Varsity Basketball Looks to Start Anew

Adrian Altieri

November 19, 2018

Under Percell Coles, a former professional basketball player turned coach and skills trainer, the Boys’ Varsity Basketball team has been completely renovated. After 4 of 5 starters graduated in the Class of 2018, the program needed to start from the ground up.   2017-2018 Season Overview:  Starting Lineup: Matt Chin...