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‘Hawt’ no more: students defeat reigning faculty team in third annual student vs. teacher volleyball game

‘Hawt’ no more: students defeat reigning faculty team in third annual student vs. teacher volleyball game

By Ella Frey, Sports Editor

October 15, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Students filled the Sport Court in colorful attire on Oct. 6 to watch the student vs. faculty volleyball game. After 40 minutes, the red team was named champion, becoming the first student team to win the annual game. Student council assigned each teach a color and senior coach from the varsity volleyball...

Q&A with 2017-2018 varsity cross country captains: Lily Horton, Caitlin Mosch, Sara Weitz

Q&A with 2017-2018 varsity cross country captains: Lily Horton, Caitlin Mosch, Sara Weitz

By Ella Frey, Sports Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The sun beats down on her face as the runner begins her ascent. She comes from behind, traversing trails and hills. Since August, the varsity cross country has been practicing and participating in meets. The Oracle sat down with this year's varsity cross country captains, seniors Lily Horton, Caitlin...

Kim Smith participates in record setting soccer game, fights for female equality

Kim Smith participates in record setting soccer game, fights for female equality

By Cybele Zhang, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2017


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Known as the "Beautiful Game," soccer is by far the most popular sport on earth. Fans only need a ball and their feet to play, but disparity in the game persists. Headlines about soccer stars cover the pages of newspapers from Japan to Uruguay to Poland — but almost all coverage revolves around ...

Varsity tennis ‘takes risks’ to defeat Buckley, remain undefeated in league

Varsity tennis ‘takes risks’ to defeat Buckley, remain undefeated in league

By Maya Wernick, Voices Editor

September 30, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The varsity tennis team played Buckley and won 11-7. This improves their overall Liberty League record to 3-0. Last season the team finished second in the Liberty League playoff. Rachel Ferrera '18, a co-captain, attributes their win over Buckley on Wednesday, Sep. 27,  to the close conne...

Varsity volleyball places in Brentwood, Milken Tournaments

Varsity volleyball places in Brentwood, Milken Tournaments

By Cybele Zhang and Ella Frey

September 29, 2017


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Early morning games and determination on the court shapes the Archer varsity volleyball team. This week, the Panthers placed in two area tournaments, defeating schools from across Los Angeles. On Sep. 22 and 23, the varsity team competed in the Brentwood Tournament, hosted by Brentwood School. Archer...

Q&A with 2017-2018 varsity tennis captains: Rachel Ferrera, Elyse Pollack, Isabella Simanowitz

By Nelly Rouzroch, Multimedia Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SPORTS

Entering into their final year on the team, seniors Rachel Ferrera, Elyse Pollack and Isabella Simanowitz are preparing to lead the varsity tennis team. The Oracle sat down with them to see how the season is shaping up and how their team has bonded. Watch the video above to see the full interview.

Athletics Department rebrands with new Artemis logo

Athletics Department rebrands with new Artemis logo

By Cat Oriel, News & Features Editor

September 20, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SPORTS

On Orientation Day, upper schoolers caught up with friends, learned about the year’s theme and met new students and teachers. But in addition, Head of School Elizabeth English personally introduced the student body to one new Archer — Meet Artemis. Artemis is the Greek goddess of the hunt, wild anim...

Q&A with 2017-2018 varsity volleyball captains: Rachael Boehm, Macoy Ohlbaum and Amelia Nathanson

Q&A with 2017-2018 varsity volleyball captains: Rachael Boehm, Macoy Ohlbaum and Amelia Nathanson

By Ella Frey and Maya Wernick

September 10, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

What does being part of a family mean?  For Archer's varsity volleyball captains, Rachael Boehm '18,  Amelia Nathanson '20 and Macoy Ohlbaum '18, family epitomizes their work together both on and off the court — so they selected it as this season's theme. The Oracle sat down to find out more about...

‘Trust’ helps varsity softball win league, move on to CIF playoff

‘Trust’ helps varsity softball win league, move on to CIF playoff

By Anna Brodsky, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

For varsity softball, it was a season of broken school records, bus-ride jam sessions and many victories. The team has enjoyed enormous success so far, having won the the league championship and their first round of CIF-SS Division 7 playoffs against . "If you win league, you have a better lineu...

Athletes celebrates ‘amazing’ 2017 Sports Awards Banquet

Athletes celebrates ‘amazing’ 2017 Sports Awards Banquet

By Ella Frey, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

After a year of hard work, commitment and teamwork, the Archer Athletics community came together to celebrate the program's achievements.  On May 17, Archer athletes, coaches and families gathered at the Olympic Collection for the Archer Sports Awards Banquet. Archer's a cappella group, the U...

Varsity swim makes Archer history at League Championship, CIFs

Varsity swim makes Archer history at League Championship, CIFs

By Nelly Rouzroch, Multimedia Editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

This year's varsity swim season was one for the record books. On May 5, the undefeated Archer varsity swim team won their third consecutive Liberty League Championship. "It feels so incredible," swimmer Claire Bardin '18 said after the meet. "I am in shock right now." The team is captioned ...

Archer Athletics discusses Under Armour sponsorship, encourages student input

Archer Athletics discusses Under Armour sponsorship, encourages student input

By Cat Oriel, Voices Editor

May 16, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

When athletes show up to the court, track, field or pool, Archer Athletics wants the athletes' uniforms to not only maximize performance, but ensure the brand and logo represent Archer's values. On March 3, a group of representatives from Under Armour traveled from the company's headquarters in Balt...

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