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DRAGON CHAT: With Peter Donovan' 17

When Greens Farms Academy baseball player Peter Donovan '17, pictured above, arrived on campus as a sophomore, he quickly made his presence felt both in the classroom and on the baseball diamond.

Now a senior and third baseman, Donovan is looking to help his Dragon teammates lay down the …

Posted by john in Dragon Chat, Baseball on Wednesday March 29
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Sean Obi to Transfer From Duke

Duke University just released the following statement this morning about GFA alum Sean Obi:

Junior forward Sean Obi will transfer out of Duke University at the end of the 2017 spring semester, school officials announced Tuesday. Obi is expected to graduate from Duke and be immediately eligible at…

Posted by john in Boys Basketball, Alumni, College Sports on Tuesday March 28
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GFA Proving To Be Well-Armed On The Hill

 

It all starts on the hill and for the Greens Farms Academy baseball team that could be good news this spring.

On Friday, in the first game of a twi-night doubleheader at Historic Dodgertown in Vero Beach, Fla., three Dragons hurlers pitched pretty well, throwing up four zeroes in six …

Posted by john in Baseball on Friday March 24
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There's No Rain Delay For Coach's Message

 

It was the type of inning that eats away at a coach for too long.

Too many mistakes, too many errors, too many runs ringing up on the opponent’s side of the scoreboard.

After Wednesday’s 12-3 spring training scrimmage loss to Severn (Maryland) at historic Dodgertown’s …

Posted by john in Baseball on Friday March 24
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Meanwhile On The East Coast of Florida

Beginning today, we'll be catching up with the GFA baseball team which has been at Dodgertown in Vero Beach this week.

The Dragons lost their first spring training game of the season by a 12-3 count to Severn (Maryland) on Wednesday.

Weather-pending, the team plays at 4 p.m. on Thursday and 7 p.…

Posted by john in Baseball on Thursday March 23
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DRAGON CHAT: With Ella Murphy '19

At 5-foot-2, or so she says, Darien’s Ella Murphy, a sophomore two-sport standout at Greens Farms Academy, knows she must play bigger than her size.

As such, she’s oftentimes plays harder – and bigger – than many of her opponents, be it on the soccer field or the lacrosse …

Posted by john in Girls Soccer, GIrls Lacrosse on Thursday March 23
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Last Line of Defense Runs Deep

It was a just about a year ago when a young Greens Farms Academy girls lacrosse goalie, just a freshman, was forced, feet-first, into the fire of the varsity game.

She hadn’t even been a goalie for a full season, but Kelly van Hoesen ’19 stood tall and proud and did her best during a …

Posted by john in GIrls Lacrosse on Wednesday March 22
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Sisters, Sisters: Dragons Get Head Start On Becoming A Family

You hear it enough in the lexicon of sports jargon: A team becomes a family.

It’s a cliché, but it’s also true.

A team – at least in the best sense of the word -- does become a family over the course of any given season as players take the emotional journey from opening …

Posted by john in GIrls Lacrosse on Wednesday March 22
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Wheel’s Down – Spring Break over for three GFA Sports Teams

For three GFA spring sports teams, break ended early and it was time to get back to work.

The Dragons’ varsity baseball and girls lacrosse squad landed in Florida this morning, while the boys lax team flew West to Arizona on Sunday for a week’s worth of camps, training and preseason …

Posted by john in Baseball, GIrls Lacrosse, Boys Lacrosse on Tuesday March 21
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GFA's Kimball '17 set to play in JCC All-Star game

 

After playing against each other for four years, arch-rivals Lexi Kimball, above, of Greens Farms Academy and Sydney Lowery of St. Luke’s will join forces and play for the same side in the 2017 JCC Boys/Girls Classic.

The All-Star game will be played on Sunday, April 9 at the Sheehan …

Posted by john in Girls Basketball on Friday March 17
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