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2019

News Archive

  • May

    2019 Spring Athletic Award Recipients

    Scott Allenby
    The spring athletic season in Northern New England is not for the faint of heart. It snowed on May 14th this year, and rained nearly every day throughout the months of April and May. Even though the weather did not cooperate, the lessons our athletes learned on the playing fields this spring undoubtedly will last a lifetime, as will the relationships built within teams. Read more about spring athletics award recipients HERE.
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  • Mike's Notes: Keeping Sportsmanship Alive

    Mike Henriques
    How do we renew our faith? Being up at the courts on Wednesday was a reminder, just as Trey Mancini's tip of the cap to JBJ was a reminder: games are still being played at a higher level of sportsmanship and skill. We need more of that, not less. When you see sportsmanship, it doesn't just restore faith in the game, it restores faith in fundamental decency. Read Mke's full blog post HERE.
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  • April

    Proctor Athletics: Whitewater Slalom Team Spotlight

    Mikel Timm '19
    Proctor is not your average high school, and whitewater slalom kayaking is not your average afternoon activity. Read this week's team spotlight on one of Proctor's most underappreciated sports HERE.
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  • Proctor Athletics: Varsity Baseball 2019 Spotlight

    Mikel Timm '19
    "From our oldest to our youngest players we are all like family. We have two captains on our team, but there are so many guys who step up and hold big roles on the team even though they may not have the title of captain. We trust each other both off and on the field, and that is key to our success." Read more about the varsity baseball team in this week's spotlight HERE.
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  • Proctor Athletics: USSA/FIS Season in Review

    Scott Allenby
    Known as the school on skis throughout the 1940s and 1950s, Proctor’s commitment to snow sports has never been more prominent than it is today. Across all on-snow programs, the quality of coaching, access to a privately owned and operated training/race venue, and flexibility of support within Proctor’s academic curriculum has opened doors to experiences past generations of Proctor students could only dream of having at their fingertips. Read a season update from Proctor's USSA/FIS ski team HERE.
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  • Team Spotlight: Varsity Softball

    Scott Allenby
    Proctor’s Varsity Softball team has battled cold temperatures, persistent snow, and plenty of rain this spring, but are finally in action. After graduating two seniors off of last year's Lakes Region Championship team, the remaining pieces are back and a some new talent has made this squad an immediate contender for a repeat title. Read the full team spotlight HERE.
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  • Team Spotlight: Girls' Lacrosse 2019

    Mikel Timm '19
    Sports Information intern, Mikel Timm ‘19, is hard at work this spring researching, interviewing, and writing Team Spotlights for our website. Check out this week's Team Spotlight on the girls' varsity lacrosse team HERE.
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  • Team Spotlight: Boys' Varsity Lacrosse

    Mikel Timm '19
    Sports Information intern Mikel Timm '19 shares this spring's first team spotlight featuring the boys' varsity lacrosse team, their new coach, and their goals for the season ahead. Read the full spotlight HERE.
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  • March

    Winter Athletic Award Recipients

    Scott Allenby
    After three months of games, races, and competitions, a few individuals stood out for their contributions to their teams. Check out a full list of this winter's athletic award recipients HERE
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  • Proctor Athletics: Spring Training Trips

    Scott Allenby
    As most of students enjoy Spring Break, more than 100 students and coaches are taking advantage of this break in academic schedule for training trips and competition. USSA/FIS skiers will continue to train and compete through the end of the month, while our freeride skiers and snowboarders are currently training in Big Sky Montana, and our a group of Nordic skiers are training in Norway, while four of our spring sports teams have headed to warmer weather for a preseason training trip as well. Check out a preview of each of the trips HERE!
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  • Teamwork: Appreciating the Intangibles

    Scott Allenby
    We all deserve to experience what it is like to be a part of a great team at some point in our lives. Great teams know themselves. They understand who they are. They know their strengths, their weaknesses, and individuals understand the importance of individual roles within the group. Read more about how we seek to appreciate the intangibles of team at Proctor HERE
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  • February

    Proctor Athletics: Spring Sports Apparel

    Scott Allenby
    Proctor’s spring athletic season is just around the corner! As we anxiously anticipate the snow melting off our fields, spring athletes should get ready for the season ahead by visiting Proctor’s sport-specific online apparel store. Click the link below for your sport, and be sure to place your orders before March 4, 2019. Question? Reach out to Director of Athletics Gregor Makechnie ‘90 via email.
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  • 2019 NEPSAC Tournament Preview

    Scott Allenby
    In high school athletics, the most talented team does not always win, but the most cohesive, balanced, and disciplined often does. Proctor’s girls’ basketball team (#1 seed in Class C) and boys’ hockey team (#2 seed in Small School Division) check both boxes as their talent and team chemistry have been core to their success all winter. Read more about their first round NEPSAC tournament match-ups HERE.
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  • Proctor Athletics: Girls' Basketball Spotlight

    Ben Beinner '21 and Scott Allenby
    Proctor's girls' varsity basketball team enters the final week of the regular season with a remarkable 18-5 record and their eyes set on both a Lakes Region title and a run at a NEPSAC title. Read this week's full team spotlight HERE.
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  • Proctor Announces $3M Gift to Build New Outdoor Center

    Scott Allenby
    Proctor Academy is excited to announce the planned construction of a new Outdoor Center on the west end of campus after an anonymous gift of $3,000,000 catalyzed the project. Long committed to outdoor sports, the construction of the Proctor Outdoor Center reaffirms our institutional belief in the benefits of year-round outdoor activities. Read more about this exciting news HERE.
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  • Team Spotlight: Girls' Varsity Hockey

    Ben Beinner '21
    Proctor's girls' varsity hockey team has begun to turn a corner with great results versus Lakes Region foes Kimball Union Academy and Brewster Academy this week. Check out this week's team spotlight HERE.
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  • January

    Alumni in Athletics: The Holy Cross Connetion

    Scott Allenby
    Roughly 20% of each graduating class has continued their athletic career at the NCAA Division 1, 2, 3 or club level. Occasionally, Proctor teammates have the opportunity to be collegiate teammates, but rarely do we see a confluence of Proctor athletic talent at the same institution like we have at College of the Holy Cross this year with seven former Hornets playing Division 1 varsity sports for the Crusaders this year. Read more HERE!
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  • Proctor Athletics: Varsity Basketball Team Spotlight

    Ben Beinner '21
    Sports Information intern Ben Beinner '21 interviewed captains of the boys' varsity basketball team after week of three hard fought losses. Read this week's team spotlight HERE.
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  • Mike's Notes: The Question of Football

    Mike Henriques
    Rumors on campus swirled, snippets of gossip coalesced into definitive opinions about what decision the school would make around a program that has seen regional numbers decline, our own numbers half from a high-water of 50 student athletes in 2013 to the lean squad of 25 this past season, and growing concerns around health issues. I heard rumors the school was going to axe the program. That football was over. Well…not yet. Not at Proctor. Read Head of School Mike's full post HERE.
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  • Proctor Recognized as High Performance Club

    Scott Allenby
    Proctor Academy and the Proctor Ski Area has been recognized as a High Performance Club by the United States Ski and Snowboard Association. Check out a complete press release on this exciting news HERE
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