Senior Evan Horne charges an opposing forward, gains possession of the ball, and sends it to the midfield. These types of plays are routine for the senior defender; he’s one of the most reliable players on the varsity boys’ soccer team.
Freshman Camilla Arias came into Blair as a newbie two months ago, but her tenacity on the courts gives the impression that she is really a pro in disguise. With her racket poised, her feet nimble, and her gaze dead set, Arias offsets and dazzles her opponent with the determination that would radiate from a professional tennis player. With the game spanning over an hour long, Arias puts an end to the volleys and takes another game point for Blair’s tennis team.
Junior Linda Kang watches as her teammate sets, her eyes tracking the movement of the volleyball. She runs forward, leaps into the air and hits it hard. A second later, the ball smacks against the hardwood floor and Kang wins another point for the Blazers.
Morris shows that hard work and perseverance can lead to good things. Despite only being a sophomore, Morris usually places first for the boys’ cross country team.
Senior Molly Flannagan is currently the starting goalkeeper for Blair's varsity field hockey team and has played field hockey for four seasons.
Senior setter Robert Huang leaps into the air above all other players and aggressively sends the ball over the net. It lands perfectly on the opposing side with a powerful thud.
As Coach Louis Hoelman puts it, the catcher is the "quarterback of the defense," meaning that it is senior Emily Haislip who calls the shots.
Once the game starts, junior Alex Stewart is all business. The first-year varsity starter has been a key member of Blair's middie line all year long.
Senior co-captain Peirce Marston's talent and his approach to baseball have made him a crucial member of Blair's varsity baseball team since his freshman year.
Chen sprints back and forth across the court, reaching for every shot. "He's like a wall," exclaims one teammate. "He gets everything back."