Sports

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...

by Carola Lott

The 2014 Mashomack Polo Club season is getting underway with a new manager, Juan Olivera, who has been playing here in Millbrook for several seasons. During the winter he is the director of the Palm Beach Polo Club. This summer he is playing on Nick Beinstock’s team.

Although practice has begun, the season officially opens with the eight goal USPA Officers Cup starting June 13. The...

by Arvolyn Hill

Coming out with a record of four out of five wins, Millbrook’s Girls Lacrosse was undefeated until this Saturday morning, when Red Hook beat the team, 11–4, in an intense match.

The closest game of the week was between Burke Catholic and Millbrook. Last year Burke beat Millbrook at their first sectional game. Burke is a six-time Class C sectional finalist, led by head coach Kelly Reid....

by Arvolyn Hill

The Housatonic River in Kent, Connecticut, has a way of changing every season. Autumn colors reflect off the water in the fall, slabs of glacierlike ice float downstream in winter, and by summer the trees fill back in, leaving a sliver of the river visible.  A sure sign of spring is when the Kent crew boats glide effortlessly across the water. Kent School, located on the banks of the...

 The DDS girls’ lacrosse team traveled to Steiner School in Massachussets to play Wednesday May 7th.  Dutchess Day took control at the beginning of the first half, scoring four unanswered goals before Steiner got on the board with their first one.  Ava Quartararo scored two of those goals while Eve Kantaros and Lizzie Chamberlin both added a goal each.  Once both teams...