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Baird Johnson: Freshman Phenom

In sixth grade, freshman Baird Johnson decided to try out for his middle school track team. A young runner, Johnson impressed his peers and coaches at Wagner Middle School with his quick times and fast improvement. A year later, he qualified for the New Balance Nationals Indoor meet—one of the most elite high school and

Breaking Down the Eagles’ Postseason

Losing does not come easily to a champion; a team that establishes a dominant, winning tradition has a hard time breaking it. Such was the case for Stuyvesant’s varsity golf team, the Eagles. “The team was pretty devastated,” coach Emilio Nieves said of the Eagles’ semifinals loss. After consecutive city championships and two consecutive seasons

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The Hitmen End the Season With New Memories

The Stuyvesant Hitmen’s second doubles team lobbed the ball over their Bronx Science opponents, who proceeded to smash an overhead at the Hitmen. Senior and co-captain Julian Neuman reacted quickly, hitting a tweener, a between-the-legs shot, for a winner past his opponents. The substitutes and spectators cheered for Stuyvesant as Neuman and senior and co-captain

Huskies Grab Impressive Victory

As the game came to a close, the ninth-seeded Huskies, Stuyvesant’s girls’ lacrosse team, realized what they had just accomplished. After going winless in the playoffs for the past five years and making the playoffs for the first time last year, the team managed to upset 8-seed Forest Hills High School 5-3. Even though they

States Semifinals Prove Ultimate

“We never really believed that we could lose, and then we did,” senior Ely Sandine said. As co-captain of Stuyvesant’s boys’ ultimate frisbee team, the Sticky Fingers, Sandine was as devastated as anyone after the team’s semifinals exit in the State Championship. After winning four games, Stuyvesant faced Ethical Culture Fieldston School and played intensely