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Holderness News

2019

  • June

    Spring 2019 Athletic Awards

    The following article is a summary of what some of our spring athletes accomplished. To view pictures from the awards ceremony, click here
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  • May

    Spring Athletics Recap

    Max Paro '17
    Despite Mother Nature’s best efforts to disrupt the spring athletic season, Holderness coaches and athletes powered through the heavy rain and even a few snowstorms to cap off a successful athletic year.
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  • The Bull Stampede: May 17 & 18, 2019

    Friday 5/17
    Boys’ JV Lacrosse vs. Brewster 7-4 W
     
    Saturday 5/18
    Girls’ JV Lacrosse vs. Brewster 7-9 L
    Girls’ V Tennis: Lilly Patterson #2 Lakes Region Champion! 
     
    Go Bulls!
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  • A New Team on Campus

    Max Paro '17
    Perhaps central New Hampshire isn't the best place to start a crew team, since the lakes are frozen until mid-April, but seven hardy souls, along with Dean of Students John Lin, are determined to make a go of it. Here's a report from Max Paro on their first season on Squam Lake!
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  • The Bull Stampede: May 16, 2019

    Wednesday 5/18
    Girls' JV Tennis vs. New Hampton 6-3 W
    Boys' V Tennis vs. New Hampton 1-8 L
    Girls' JV Lacrosse vs. Proctor 7-3 W
    Boys' JV Lacrosse vs. Proctor 6-6 T
    V Softball vs. Brewster 20-0 W
    Girls' V Lacrosse vs. St. Paul's 5-18 L
    Boys' V Lacrosse vs. New Hampton L
    V Golf: Lakes Region Champs!!! Jackson Lehner scored 1st overall
     
    Cycling NEPSAC Championship results to come. 
     
    Go Bulls!
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  • The Bull Stampede: May 13, 2019

    Monday 5/13
    V Golf vs. Tilton 4-5 L
    V Softball vs. New Hampton L
    Girls' V Tennis vs. New Hampton 4-5 L
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  • The Bull Stampede: May 11, 2019

    Saturday 5/11
    JV Baseball vs. KUA 9-7 W
    Girls’ V Lacrosse vs. KUA 12-9 W
    Boys’ JV Lacrosse vs. Tilton 14-4 W
    V Golf vs. Proctor 3-6 L
    V Softball vs. Brewster 22-2 W
    Girls' JV Lacrosse vs. New Hampton 10-13 L
    Boys’ V Lacrosse vs. Cushing 13-5 W
     
    Go Bulls!
     
     
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  • The Bull Stampede: May 8, 2019

    Wednesday 5/8
    Girls' V Tennis vs. New Hampton 4-5 L
    V Softball vs. St. Paul's L
    Boys' JV Lacrosse vs. Cardigan 3-13 L
    Girls' JV Lacrosse vs. KUA 12-1 W
    Boys' V Tennis vs. Exeter 1-8 L
    Girls' V Lacrosse vs. Proctor 15-12 W
    Boys' V Lacrosse vs. New Hampton L
    JV Baseball vs. KUA 9-12 L
    Girls' JV Tennis vs. Brewster 4-5 L
     
    Go Bulls!
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  • The Bull Stampede: May 6, 2019

    Monday 5/6
    Boys' JV Lacrosse vs. New Hampton 7-5 W
    Girls' V Tennis vs. St. Paul's 0-9 L
    Boys' V Lacrosse vs. Proctor 14-5 W
    V Softball vs. Proctor L
    V Golf vs. Tilton 3.5-5.5 L
    Girls' JV Tennis vs. St. Paul's 0-9 L
     
    V Golf (from Saturday 5/4):
    vs. New Hampton 2-4 L
    vs. Vermont 6-0 W
    Stableford scoring: New Hampton (117), Holderness (112), VA (54)
     
    Go Bulls!
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  • The Bull Stampede: May 4, 2019

    Saturday 5/4
    Baseball vs. Cardigan 9-10 L
    Boys' V Tennis vs. Proctor 6-3 W
    Girls' V Lacrosse vs. Brewster 10-20 L
    Girls' V Tennis vs. Proctor 8-1 W
    Boys' V Lacrosse vs. Tilton 16-7 W
    Girls' JV Tennis vs. Dublin 1-8 L
    Boys' JV Lacrosse vs. Dublin 9-4 W
     
    Track won Lakes Regions for 3rd year in a row!
     
    Individual (all represent places in meet and in Lakes Region):
     
    Taylor Teich - 1st 800m and 3000m
    Mae Whitcomb - 1st 400m and 1500m
    Tori Michienzi - 2nd 200m, 4th 100m and Long Jump
    Kaydence Le - 4th in 400m
     
    Nick Fenn - 2nd Long Jump, 3rd 100m, 4th 400m and 200m
    Justin Kim - 1st Long Jump, 3rd 200m,  400m, and 800m
     
    Go Bulls!
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  • The Bull Stampede: May 1, 2019

    Wednesday 5/1
    Girls’ V Lacrosse vs. New Hampton 6-18 L
    Boys’ JV Lacrosse vs. Tilton 3-2 W
    Girls’ JV Lacrosse vs. Brewster 12-8 W
    Baseball vs. KUA 7-8 L
    V Softball vs. KUA L
    Boys’ V Lacrosse vs. Vermont 12-2 W 
    V Golf vs. Exeter 3.5-5.5 L
     
    Go Bulls!
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  • April

    The Bull Stampede: April 29, 2019

    Monday 4/29
    Girls' V Lacrosse vs. Tilton 19-2 W
    Boys' V Tennis vs. Cardigan 2-7 L
     
    Go Bulls! 
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  • The Bull Stampede: April 27, 2019

    Saturday 4/27
    Boys' V Lacrosse vs. KUA 10-8 W 
    Girls' V Lacrosse vs. Exeter 6-16 L
     
    Track (from Wednesday 4/24):
    Mae Whitcomb - 4th in the 1500 meter
    Taylor Teich - 4th in the 3000 meter
     
    Go Bulls!
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  • 2019 Holderness Road Race

    A short video of the annual Holderness Road Race from campus to Waterville Valley. Thanks to Neal Frei '03 for the drone footage at the Campton Dam!
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  • Holderness Students Competing for National Championships

    Max Paro '17
    While most Holderness students were competing on the freshly thawed playing fields, some had unfinished business in their winter sports and hit the rink and slopes one last time to compete for national championships.  
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  • The Bull Stampede: April 24, 2019

    Wednesday 4/24
    Baseball vs. Proctor 11-9 W
    Girls' V Lacrosse vs. Proctor 10-8 W
    Boys' JV Lacrosse vs. KUA 6-3 W
    V Softball vs. Proctor L
    Girls' JV Tennis vs. Brewster 6-3 W
    Girls' V Tennis vs. Exeter 0-9 L
    Boys' JV Tennis vs. Proctor 3-2 W
    Boys' V Tennis vs. KUA 0-9 L
     
    Cycling:
    Ebba Eneqvist: 2nd place for Women's C 
    Gus Whitcomb: 6th place for Men's B

    Go Bulls!
     
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  • The Bull Stampede: April 22, 2019

    Monday 4/22
    Boys’ JV Lacrosse vs. St. Paul’s 8-7 W
    V Softball vs. New Hampton L
    Girls’ V Lacrosse vs. New Hampton 11-17 L
     
    Go Bulls! 
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  • The Bull Stampede: April 19, 2019

    Friday 4/19
    Girls' V Lacrosse vs. Brewster 9-10 L OT
    Girls' JV Lacrosse vs. St. Paul's 6-11 L
    Boys' V Tennis vs. Cardigan 3-6 L
    Girls' JV Tennis vs. Proctor 4-5 L
    V Softball vs. Tilton L
    Boys' JV Tennis vs. New Hampton 2-7 L
     
    From Wednesday 4/17
    Track:
    2nd Place overall (team)
     
    Girls:
    Taylor Teich: 2nd Place 3000m 2nd place 800m
    Mae Whitcomb: 2nd Place 1500m 5th place 800m
     
    Boys:
    Justin Kim: 2nd Place Long Jump
     
    Go Bulls!
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  • The Bull Stampede: April 20, 2019

    Friday 4/19
    Girls' V Lacrosse vs. Brewster 9-10 L OT
    Girls' JV Lacrosse vs. St. Paul's 6-11 L
    Boys' V Tennis vs. Cardigan 3-6 L
    Girls' JV Tennis vs. Proctor 4-5 L
    V Softball vs. Tilton L
    Boys' JV Tennis vs. New Hampton 2-7 L
     
    From Wednesday 4/17
    Track:
    2nd Place overall (team)
     
    Girls:
    Taylor Teich: 2nd Place 3000m 2nd place 800m
    Mae Whitcomb: 2nd Place 1500m 5th place 800m
     
    Boys:
    Justin Kim: 2nd Place Long Jump
     
    Go Bulls!
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  • The Bull Stampede: April 17, 2019

    Wednesday 4/17
    Girls' V Tennis vs. Proctor 5-4 W
    Girls' JV Tennis vs. Proctor 2-5 L
    Boys' V Tennis vs. Proctor 3-6 L
    Boys' JV Tennis vs. Proctor 2-4 L
    Boys' JV Lacrosse vs. Proctor 12-4 W
    Girls' JV Lacrosse vs. Proctor W
    V Softball vs. Brewster L
    JV Baseball vs. Proctor 8-9 L
    Girls' V Lacrosse vs. KUA 11-10 W
    Boys' V Lacrosse vs. Hebron 19-5 W
    V Golf vs. Andover L
     
    Go Bulls!
     
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  • Next Steps For Holderness Athletes

    Max Paro '17
    As the snow seems to finally be exiting the Holderness campus, the college admissions season too is coming to a close. For some members of the class of 2019, this has meant deciding where they will continue their athletic careers in the coming years. This year, three Holderness seniors (Connor Androlewicz ‘19, Beckham Bayreuther ‘19 and KC Carter ‘19) have committed to play Division I athletics at the next level.
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  • The Bull Stampede: April 13, 2019

    Saturday, 4/13
    Girls' V Tennis vs. Brewster 7-2 W
    Girls' JV Lacrosse vs. New Hampton 5-8 L
    Boys' V Tennis vs. New Hampton 0-9 L
    Boys' V Lacrosse vs. Pomfret 12-17 L
    Girls' V Lacrosse vs. Vermont Academy 14-3 W
    Boys' JV Tennis vs. Dublin L
     
    Go Bulls!
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  • The Bull Stampede: April 10, 2019

    Wednesday 4/10
    Boys’ V Lacrosse vs. Berwick 16-3 W
    Girls’ V Lacrosse vs. NMH 7-9 L
    Boys’ V Tennis vs. Tilton 3-6 L
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  • The Bull Stampede: April 3, 2019

    BVL 8 - Phillips Exeter 6
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  • Eastern Alpine - End of Snow Season Update

    Max Paro '17
    While the majority of the Holderness student body was relaxing and enjoying their spring break, the Eastern Alpine Ski team was hard at work preparing for and competing in their largest races of the season.
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  • March

    2019 Girls Varsity Basketball Championship Highlight Reel

    Coach Joe Arsenault put together a highlight reel of the girls varsity basketball NEPSAC Championship game vs. Vermont Academy. Relive all the highlights here!
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  • NEPSAC Finals

    Max Paro '17 and Margot Riley
    This winter season showed levels of athletic play that have been exceptional. We had four teams contending for tournament play and two teams who extended the season in an exciting and Bull-fashioned display of well-coached moves, athletic prowess, and grit. We salute all of our teams and take special pride in the postseason success of the boys varsity hockey team and the girls varsity basketball team. It has been a great winter to be a Bull.
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  • The Bull Stampede: March 2, 2019

    Saturday 3/2
    Girls’ V Basketball vs. Lexington Christian Academy 81-38 W
    Boys’ V Hockey vs Rivers 4-2 W
     
    GO BULLS!!!
     
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  • February

    The Bull Stampede: February 27, 2019

    Wednesday 
    Girls’ V Basketball vs. Bancroft 94-27 W
    Boys’ V Hockey vs. Proctor 9-6 W 
     
    Go Bulls!!! 
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  • Winter Playoff Preview

    Max Paro '17
    Holderness will have two teams representing the school in the NEPSAC playoffs this week, the boys’ varsity hockey team and the girls’ varsity basketball team. The girls are the #2 seed in the Class D Bracket and the boys are the #7 seed in the Small School Bracket. With the playoffs beginning on Wednesday, both teams prepare to make a deep run and cap their respective seasons off with a championship.
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  • 2019 Cheri Walsh Memorial Eastern Cup Race

    Emily Magnus '88
    Another Cheri Walsh Memorial Eastern Cup Race is in the books. Snow, mixed with rain, made selecting the right kick wax a challenge, and even on the downhills the going was slow. But that didn't dampen anyone's spirits. With help from DJ and Holderness Music Director Alec Sisco, racers, spectators and volunteers sang and danced their way through the day. This year's race course featured an epic jump shortly before the finish, and while racers could choose to ski around the jump, many chose the quicker method, sending it through the air. The Bill Koch race at the end of the day proved to be the highlight of the day; what could possibly be better than seeing the next generation of nordic racers discover their love and passion for the sport? Below is a highlight reel from the day.
     
     
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  • The Bull Stampede: February 22, 2019

    Friday 2/22
    Girls' V Basketball vs. KUA 56-64 L
    Girls' V Hockey vs. New Hampton 1-2 L
    Boys' V Hockey vs. Brewster 6-0 W
    Boys' V Basketball vs. Marianapolis 50-57 L
     
    Varsity Alpine Skiing at the Lakes Region Championship on Wednesday 2/20:
     
    Boys Lakes Region Team GS bronze medalist:  Holderness School.  One point from Silver!!!  SPS:  391  CMS:  349  Holderness 348
     
    Congrats to:  Adam Novak, Donovan Cole, Alex Robbins, Leon Thiel, and Spencer Sachdeva for representing a spot on the podium.  
     
    Go Bulls!
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  • The Bull Stampede: February 20, 2019

    Wednesday 2/20
    Boys' JV1 Basketball vs. Cardigan 40-56 L
    Girls' JV Hockey vs. Proctor 0-5 L
    Girls' V Basketball vs. Gould 88-33 W
    Boys' JV2 Basketball vs. New Hampton 33-34 L in OT
    Boys' V Hockey vs. Berwick 4-2 W
    Girls' V Hockey vs. Kent's Hill 7-0 W
     
    Go Bulls!
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  • Playoff Teams

    Max Paro '17
    The Bulls have had a successful winter season, and as teams prepare for their final few regular season games, attention has begun to shift towards the prospect of postseason play. Both the girls’ and boys’ varsity hockey and varsity basketball teams are in contention for NEPSAC playoff spots. It has been over a decade since Holderness last had four teams in the same season competing for New England championships.
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  • The Bull Stampede: February 18, 2019

    Monday 2/18
    Girls’ V Basketball vs. Proctor 62-78 L
    Girls’ V Hockey vs. Brewster 4-0 W
    Boys’ V Hockey vs. Proctor 5-1 W
     
    Eastern Alpine Skiing update for U16's:
     
    Nominated to represent Holderness and the State of NH at the U16 Eastern Regional Championships at Sugarloaf, ME March 7th-13th:  
    Emma Reynolds (won Sunday's slalom qualifier at Mittersill this weekend!)
    Jasmine Whittaker
    Wells Gillette
    Annika Howard
    Topher Davenport
    Joe Colwell
     
    Nominated to represent Holderness and the State of NH at the U16 Eastern Finals at Gore Mountain, NY March 14th-19th.
    Charley Croft
    Madison Roth
    Ty Dahl
     
    Go Bulls!
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  • The Bull Stampede: February 15, 2019 & February 16, 2019

    Friday 2/15
    Girls' V Hockey vs. Worcester 4-4 T
    Girls' V Basketball vs. Vermont 39-55 L
    Boys' V Basketball vs. Beaver Country Day 58-56 W
     
    Saturday 2/16
    Boys’ JV1 Basketball vs. Dublin 43-55 L  
    Boys’ JV Hockey vs. Proctor 5-2 W
    Boys’ V Hockey vs. St. Paul’s 0-4 L
    Girls’ V Hockey vs. Middlesex 5-1 W
    Boys’ JV2 Basketball vs. New Hampton 40-29 W (Hayden Dahl scored 21 points which included three 3-pointers!)
    Girls’ JV Hockey vs. Groton 3-6 L
    Boys’ V Basketball vs. Vermont 61-74 L
     
    Go Bulls! 
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  • The Bull Stampede: February 13, 2019

    Wednesday 2/13
    Boys’ JV2 Basketball vs. Brewster 23-41 L
    Girls’ V Hockey vs. Proctor 3-0 W
    Girls’ JV Hockey vs. Berwick 6-4 W
    Boys’ JV Hockey vs. Berwick 5-1 W
    Boys’ V Hockey vs. Winchendon 6-4 W
     
    Go Bulls!
     
     
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  • The Bull Stampede: February 10, 2019 & February 11, 2019

    Sunday 2/10
    Boys' V Basketball vs. Cégep de Sherbrooke 70-41 W
     
    Monday 2/11
    Boys' V Basketball vs. KUA 68-76 L
    Girls' V Basketball vs. Winchendon W

    Nordic Skiing Update
    The Holderness Girl's Nordic Team won the Sibley Award at the New Hampshire Coaches Series race last weekend. Over 40 teams from all over New Hampshire competed in two races and the Holderness Team took the overall. 
    In a field of almost 250 high school girls, they were anchored by top ten results from Amanda Vansant, Mae Whitcomb, and Olivia Lammivaara. Buzz Fisher and Gus Whitcomb also represented Holderness well with a 4th and 20th place respectively. 
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  • Excelling At Every Level

    Max Paro '17
    Holderness prides itself on safe risk-taking. The school works to create an environment where you can try something new, possibly fail, possibly succeed, and definitely learn. Holderness has teams and athletes who reach the highest levels of competition and we also have teams and students who are learning how to compete, even learning how to play a sport. Such is the case with Quang Minh Do '19. He didn't even know how to skate when he arrived on-campus two years ago. He started managing the boys JV hockey team but an opportunity presented itself and Quang rose to the challenge.
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  • The Bull Stampede: February 9, 2019

    Saturday 2/9
    Girls' V Basketball vs. Bradford Christian Academy 72-85 L
    Boys' JV Hockey vs. Hillside 2-6 L
    Boys' JV1 Basketball vs. Cardigan 33-50 L
    Boys' JV2 Basketball vs. KUA 18-41 L
    Boys' V Hockey vs. KUA 4-4 T
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  • The Bull Stampede: February 8, 2019

    Friday 2/8
    Girls' V Hockey vs. Hoosac 4-1 W
    Boys' JV1 Basketball vs. New Hampton 38-53 L
    Boys' V Basketball vs. Proctor 64-77 L
     
    Nordic Race on Wednesday 2/6 at home:
     
    Team Results (out of 10 teams)
    Girls 1st
    Boys 4th
     
    Individual Results: 
    Olivia Lammivaara 3rd
    Amanda Vansant 5th
    Mae Whitcomb 6th
     
    Buzz Fisher 4th
    Gus Whitcomb 9th
     
    Go Bulls!
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  • The Bull Stampede: February 6, 2019

    Wednesday 2/6
    Boys' JV1 Basketball vs. Tilton 48-73 L
    Boys' JV2 Basketball vs. Tilton 24-41 L
    Girls' JV Hockey vs. New Hampton 1-8 L
    Girls' V Hockey vs. Brooks 0-1 L
    Boys' V Hockey vs. Tilton 6-3 W
     
    Snowboarding at Cannon (Lakes Region Slopestyle)
    1st, Jobe Gemmell-Hughes
    4th, Colin Casey
    5th, Pat Lessard
    6th, Noah McIntire
    9th, Nick Sherman
    11th, Oliver Kiker
    20th, Alan Yu
    23rd, Andrey Yao

    24th, Stephen Jung
    25th, John Menkes
     
    Go Bulls!
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  • The Nordic Team: Part of Something Bigger

    Emily Magnus
    Nordic in New England. With icicles hanging from their noses and their eyelashes covered in frost, Nordic skiers are known for going out in any weather and relishing steep climbs and gnarly downhills. With Head Coach Pat Casey leading the way, the Holderness School Nordic skiers are no different; with their special blend of competitive drive and playful energy, they are at the core of the growing Nordic community in the Plymouth area.
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  • The Bull Stampede: February 2, 2019 + Freeski January 30, 2019

    Friday 2/1
    Girls' V Basketball vs. Winchendon 72-18 W
    Girls' V Hockey vs. North Yarmouth Academy 1-1 T
    Boys' V Basketball vs. Winchendon 62-52 W
    Boys' V Hockey vs. KUA 1-5 L
     
    Wednesday 1/30 (Lakes Region Freeski at Mt Snow)
    Jamie Bayha 1
    Ian Switzer 2
    Asa Moskowitz 4 
    Bram Hickmate 6 
    Alden Sawyer 8 
    Jared Carr 9 
    Drew Peatman 10
    Griffin O'Neil 11
    Teddy Hughes 13
    Seth Gray 15
    Jack Sawyer 16
    Ben P Hutchinson 19
    Pat Heffernan 20
    Charlie Morris 24
    Russ Hutchinson 29
     
    Thalia Anastos 3
    Remy Lehouiller 5
     
    Go Bulls! 
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  • Nordic Update: An Interview with Coach Pat Casey

    Max Paro '17
    Nordic Coach Pat Casey gives an update on both the boys and girls Nordic season.
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  • January

    The Bull Stampede: January 30, 2019

    Wednesday 1/30
    Boys' JV1 Basketball vs. Proctor 26-74 L
    Boys' JV2 Basketball vs. Proctor 26-50 L
    Girl's JV Hockey vs. KUA 2-3 L
    Boys' JV Hockey vs. Berwick 6-2 W
    Boys' V Hockey vs. Exeter 1-3 L
    Girls' V Hockey vs. Hebron 2-5 L
     
    Go Bulls!
     
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  • The Bull Stampede: January 26, 2019

    Saturday 1/26
    Boys' JV Hockey vs. Vermont 5-3 W
    Girls' JV Hockey vs. New Hampton 1-10 L
    Boys' V Basketball vs. Tilton 56-68 L
    Girls' V Basketball vs. Brewster 64-54 W
    Boys' V Hockey vs. Kents Hill 4-4 T
    Girls' V Hockey vs. Groton 2-2 T
     
    Go Bulls!
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  • Big Mountain Vision

    Suzanne Dewey
    Coach Alan Smarse has been on the slopes with Holderness students for over two decades. He has helped the Holderness Freeski and Snowboarding program evolve over the years with the coaching philosophy that our mission is to support our student-athletes to the highest level achievable, while setting them up to gain entry into the colleges of their choice. Simply stated, our coaching philosophy is to be better today then we were yesterday. Read on for some history and for the latest evolution.
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Holderness School
33 Chapel Lane, Holderness NH, 03245
mail P.O Box 1879 Plymouth, NH 03264-1879
phone (603) 536-1257