Sports

by Carola Lott

The Mashomack International Polo Challenge was played on one of the most beautiful days in a summer of beautiful days.  The event began with a competition between the two teams of Young Guns, all sons of polo-playing fathers.  The boys were talented and the competition fierce.  The result was a tie at 5-5.

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At the MLC Farm Horse Show June 15 and 15, Renee Dougal and Millar won the mini jumper classic.  Renee also won the low jumper classic (2’6”) on Amber Sky.  The Puddle Jumper Classic was won by Becky Howard and Frontier.

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Nigel Pink reports that Rugby Day was thoroughly enjoyed by every child in the school thanks in part to the three coaches from PlayRugbyUS who made each session fun and purposeful. The clinics take place on the remaining Saturdays in June. Their aim is to create a local interest in rugby, with the idea of setting up of a youth rugby club. The clinics provide a wonderful opportunity for kids to...

by Carola Lott

Sydney Collier, whom we wrote about last year, has been chosen as one of the four riders to represent the US in the para-dressage event at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy in August. It is quite an accomplishment.

Sydney suffers from Wyburn-Mason Syndrome, an extremely rare congenital birth defect. A series of medical treatments, including three brain surgeries, left her blind in...

Huntsman Donald Philhower and first whipper-in Richard Daley led the Millbrook Hounds to win first place last weekend in the American Foxhound pack class at the Centennial Bryn Mawr Hound Show.  They were up against 900 hounds including packs that run English, American, Penn Marydel, and Crossbred Foxhounds.  There were classes for Basset Hounds and Beagles. The Bryn Mawr show is...

by Carola Lott

Betsy Park, former huntsman of the Millbrook Hunt and joint master and huntsman of the Sandanona Hare Hounds, has received the Julian Marshall Award for her lifetime contribution to hounds and hunting.  She began her hunting career as whipper-in to the Tewksbury Foot Bassets under the tutelage their Master, James S. (Jimmie) Jones.  After moving to Millbrook she founded and was...

by Arvolyn Hill

Coach Jillian Cafarchio’s girls lacrosse team finished up their season at a high pitch of competitive energy, losing to favored Red Hook in a sectional playoff 10 to 9.   Red Hook had been the team’s only loss in regular play, so the girls were really keen to win when they again met Red Hook in the sectionals at the Kingston...