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Entering the NFL Playoffs: Where Does Your Team Stand?

Entering the NFL Playoffs: Where Does Your Team Stand?

By: Kristen Narain, Staff Reporter
December 23, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The 2016-2017 NFL season is soon coming to an end, with many teams trying to take the champion title of Super Bowl LI. Eight of the thirty-two teams have already secured their spot in the playoffs while another fourteen try to succeed in reaching the last four spots. Here is a chart showing the positions...

Girls’ Volleyball: The Battle against EF Academy

Girls’ Volleyball: The Battle against EF Academy

By: Mabel Takona, Staff Reporter
November 14, 2016
Filed under School Life, Showcase, Sports

EF Academy’s volleyball players are not strangers to T-D’s Lions. In fact, T-D played and lost against the team during their last volleyball season in the fall of 2015. However, this year, after weeks of practice, hard work, and winning numerous games prior, the Lions put in their best work. It ...

Rugby Game Ends in Stalemate

Rugby Game Ends in Stalemate

By: Xavier Rogers, Staff Reporter
November 10, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

I'd like to call the first game we played at Keio Academy on October 30th, a “learning curve”. The team that we played against was very prepared and had a solid defense and offense. As we went through the game, we picked up on the things that needed improvement for the second and third games of t...

Another Win for the Lions!

Another Win for the Lions!

By: Kristen Narain, Staff Reporter
November 10, 2016
Filed under Completed, School Life, Sports

On Tuesday, November 1, TD’s volleyball team played a rematch against the New York School of the Deaf (NYSD). Many parents, teachers, and even our school headmaster, Mr. Flemming, came to the home game to support both teams. After a long and tiring match, the Lions won three out of the four sets play...

Volleyball: TD Lionesses For The Win

Volleyball: TD Lionesses For The Win

By: Brianna Henry, Staff Reporter
October 5, 2016
Filed under First Person POV, Showcase, Sports

On October 29, Thornton-Donovan had it’s first volleyball game of the season against the New York School of the Deaf, and I must say, I’ve never seen a group as in sync as the girls on my team. The T-D Lions reigned through victorious after demonstrating a clear amount of skill and love for the game. I must s...

Thornton-Donovan starts tennis program as newest sport

By: Yuriy Sandmeier and Timothy Malejko
March 31, 2015
Filed under Lower School Report, Sports

Thornton-Donovan's newest sport is tennis. Many people are looking forward to playing. There are two groups in the program. One is for the Lower School (K-5) and one is for the Upper School (6-12). There are two groups because one is for more advanced players, and the other is for beginners. Some...

Thornton-Donovan begins girls volleyball with spring practice schedule

Thornton-Donovan begins girls volleyball with spring practice schedule

By: Marygrace Iannacito and Annie Macphee
March 9, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

In the spring, Thorton-Donovan is going to be doing girls volleyball. There will be practices three times a week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The practices will be for two hours. If you want to play vollyball and you can't come on a specific day, that's fine. You can practice as many days as...

Winter is coming, and the Lions prepare to do battle on court

Winter is coming, and the Lions prepare to do battle on court

By: John Curanaj, Staff Reporter
November 12, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

With the approach of the winter season, Thornton Donovan is gearing up for the boys and girls basketball season. A constant contact letter has been emailed to students’ parents with the announcement of tryouts beginning November 17th and ending November 20th. Students from 7th to 12th grade will be able to participate in op...

An Athletic Program Begins

An Athletic Program Begins

By: Mr. Schlitten, Director of Admissions
April 14, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The past several months have been very exciting for the athletic program here at Thornton-Donovan. The basketball program has quickly developed yielding incredible talent that will be showcased next winter. Soccer remains a staple of athletics at TD and will make its varsity debut in the fall. Along...

Lion Soccer Gears Up

Lion Soccer Gears Up

By: Mr. Schlitten, Director of Admissions
April 14, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Thornton-Donovan School's Athletic Program recently purchased a new pair of professional soccer goals for the upcoming 2014-2015 soccer schedule. The boys soccer team will get plenty of use out of these goals next year as they take on Soundview Prep, The Masters School, Montfort Academy, and various...

Lady Lions Roar

Lady Lions Roar

By: Mr. Schlitten, Director of Admissions
April 14, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Thornton-Donovan Girls Basketball Team has grown recently from nine players to eleven. Under the direction of head coach Andrew Chapin, the team has developed their skill set particularly on the offensive side. The team is looking to build upon their incredibly strong defense with more outside shooting.

Too Many Lions

Too Many Lions

By: Mr. Schlitten, Director of Admissions
April 14, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Thornton-Donovan School's Boys Basketball Team has recently seen an influx of participants to the team. Next year's basketball program is excited to announce that there will be two teams representing boys basketball. The first team will consist of a varsity team and the second filling in as a modified...

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