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Fencing

February 6, 2017
Filed under Sports

Yesterday, SEM - captain Dabin Han, Amber Ye, Olivia Miller, Miao Yu, Christina (Jin Cai), Zoey Liu, Veronica Zhang, Mel Tunkey, Maddie Love, Elf Dong, RebeccaLi, and Rae Griffin went to a tournament hosted by Syracuse University (in an abandoned mall!). There were 31 fencers including SEM. It was the ...

Varsity Basketball Mid-Season Update

Varsity Basketball Mid-Season Update

Grace Gallagher, Sports Contributor
February 6, 2017
Filed under Sports

At 3:30 PM the bell rings and 15  girls rush to the locker room to get changed for practice. Everyone one of them has a jump in their step as they don't want to keep their coaches waiting. It is then just a short bus ride to Knights of Columbus on Kenmore Avenue where their practice begins. Walk into...

Skier Zoe Knauss ’19

February 6, 2017
Filed under Sports

Sophomore Zoë Knauss took the bronze in the U16 Super G -  a slalom race faster than a giant slalom race  -on Friday at the Empire State Games. Congratulations!...

The Secret of the Red-Tailed Hawk

The Secret of the Red-Tailed Hawk

Lauren Pollina, Contributor
February 6, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Sports

SEM has 166 years of history and tradition. Some of it is quite mysterious - leaving students wondering, why things are the way they are? There is always a purpose behind every change that happens within the white bricks of SEM. This reporter researched our mascot. Why did SEM transition from being...

The Ins and Outs of SEM Squash

The Ins and Outs of SEM Squash

Isabelle Schlehr '17, Sports Editor
January 30, 2017
Filed under Sports

Who. What. When. Where. Why. How of SEM Squash.

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Varsity Bowling Knocking Them Down One Pin at a Time

Varsity Bowling Knocking Them Down One Pin at a Time

Grace Gallagher, Sports Contributor
January 30, 2017
Filed under Sports

January 24, SEM's Varsity bowling team had the match of their season - doing the best they have in two years. With this win against the number 2 ranked team, Mount Mercy Academy, they are ready to take the Monsignor Martin Bowling League by surprise. Although they lost the overall match between the t...

Foiled again: What is SEM Fencing?

Foiled again: What is SEM Fencing?

Isabelle Schlehr '17, Sports Editor
January 22, 2017
Filed under Sports

SEM Fencing. Who. What. When. Where. Why. How.

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Eva Cunningham

Eva Cunningham

Grace Gallagher '17, Contributor
January 22, 2017
Filed under Sports

The fans kept me motivated regardless if they were cheering for me or against me.

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1st Alumnae vs. Varsity Squash Match

1st Alumnae vs. Varsity Squash Match

Isabelle Schlehr '17, Sports Editor
January 16, 2017
Filed under Buffalo Seminary Alumnae Association News, Sports

Wednesday, December 21, the Varsity Squash team welcomed back previous team members including Betsy Bloom '08, a member the first squash team at Buffalo Seminary and new assistant coach for the current varsity team. Every year during Christmas break practices, Coach Phil Barth tells "The Long Christmas Dinner Story." ...

Winter Sports Season Underway

Winter Sports Season Underway

Isabelle Schlehr '17, Sports Writer
December 12, 2016
Filed under Sports

"I was not expecting to be scared, I was expecting to be like WOO, Go team, Go Team. I was so scared. My head was in my hands the whole time."

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Fall Sports Recap

Fall Sports Recap

Jenna Al-Naji, Student Writer/Editor
November 20, 2016
Filed under Sports

Yet another fall season of sports at SEM has ended and it was a good one. SEM athletes, determined as always, played their best with many Red-Tailed Hawk teams reaching championships. During the fall season, students have the ability to be a part of soccer, field hockey, cross country, crew, sailing,...

Zoe Knauss ’19 Goes to State Federation Meet

Zoe Knauss ’19 Goes to State Federation Meet

November 20, 2016
Filed under Sports

This Saturday, Zoë Knauss '19, competed in the New York State Federation cross country championship in Wappingers Falls, NY. The meet pits 250 of the best public and private school runners in the state against each other. Zoe placed well overall and moved up 40 places from last year with a time imp...

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