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Photo courtesy of Rebecca Shipper.

Rebecca Shipper – from player to head coach

By Chelsea Mills '22, Staff Contributor April 2, 2021

At the nearest field that adorns Hill’s outdoor facilities, head softball coach Rebecca Shipper can often be found passionately encouraging her students during afternoon practice. An eager voice radiates...

Photo courtesy of Erick Sun '24.

Spring sports preview

By Rose Flaherty , Staff Writer April 2, 2021

There are many new faces to the program this year, so varsity softball coach Rebecca Shipper ’14 is excited to have a true season this year as well as a few additions to the coaching staff. Shipper is...

Raina Shah '21 rows on the Schuylkill River. Photo courtesy of Hill Snapshots.

Student athletes commit without competition

By Raina Shah ‘21, Opinion Editor April 2, 2021

When I think back to the last time I raced on the Schuylkill, it now seems like it took place on a different planet. October of my 5th form year was the last time I was able to race at a proper regatta....

Hill field hockey players compete with their club team over H-Term. Photo courtesy of Kennedy Cliggett '21.

Club sports create tradeoffs

By MoniYah Person-Henderson '23, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

Many student-athletes at The Hill School feel this year’s COVID-19 protocols meant they had to choose to drop their gear or pick up their books. The school requires that students who participate in club...

Wyatt Fabian '14 takes the field as new soccer coach

Wyatt Fabian ’14 takes the field as new soccer coach

By Pierce Hart '23, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

As school kicked off strongly this year, there were high hopes in these times of doubt for the fall sports teams to have some games. The boys soccer team had a difficult start to the season with the resignation...

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The trials of coaching during a pandemic

By Ella Scott '22 March 4, 2021

Coaching at Hill during a normal year is chaotic in itself. However, coaching during a global pandemic brings even more changes and variables. Leading a team during COVID-19 has proven to be a challenge...

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