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A Banner Day at GFA (Part II)

 

 

If this seems like deja vu all over again, there's a reason for that.

After all, we don't mess around when it comes to celebrating success of our student-athletes.

Just weeks after Greens Farms Academy standout center Sunday Okeke '17 joined the 1,000 club by netting the 1,000th …

Posted by john in Boys Basketball on Friday February 17
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A Banner Day at GFA (Part One)

We don't mess around when it comes to celebrating success of our student-athletes.

Just weeks after the GFA Boys Third Team capped off an undefeated season with a win over Brunswick, up went the banner celebrating the perfect campaign.

The 2016-17 Boys Thirds Team at GFA included: Jack Beaumont,…

Posted by john in Boys Basketball on Friday February 17
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Okeke Sets New School Mark

 

Greens Farms Academy center Sunday Okeke '17, who broke the 1,000 career point milestone earlier this season, became the school's all-time leading rebounder on Thursday.

Okeke pulled down 25 caroms, giving him 1,111 on his four-year career.

The mark eclipses Sean Obi '13 and his mark of 1,…

Posted by john in Varsity Sports, Boys Basketball on Thursday February 16
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Weekly Varsity Roundup (Week of Feb. 6-11)

Hans Forland (Wilton) and Sam Stuart (Westport) each won Western New England Independent School Wrestling Association championships on Saturday.

For Forland, wrestling for the second straight year at 120 pounds, it was his fourth straight WNEISWA championship. He is the sixth person in the …

Boys Squash battles tough at Nationals

The GFA boys squash team’s hopes for a national title were squashed, if you will, by the Taft JV team, which bested the Dragons 5-2 in their Division V quarterfinals on Saturday.

Duda Voldman, pictured above, right, and John Selkowitz both notched 3-0 victories to earn GFA its only points in…

Posted by john in Boys Squash on Sunday February 12
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Forland, Stuart win WNEISWA wrestling titles

 

Hans Horland ’17 and Sam Stuart ’18 each won Western New England Independent School Wrestling Association championships on Saturday.

For Forland, wrestling for the second straight year at 120 pounds, it was his fourth straight WNEISWA championship. He is the sixth person in the …

Posted by john in Wrestling on Sunday February 12
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Boys Squash wins opener at High School Nationals

The Greens Farms Academy boys squash team won its opening-round match at the 2017 HEAD U.S. High School National Team Championship Tournament.

The Dragons eked out a 4-3 win over Friends Central to advance to Saturday’s Division V quarterfinals against the Taft JV team.

John Selkowitz &…

Posted by john in Boys Squash on Friday February 10
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Undefeated Boys Thirds Team Makes More Hoops History

 

Jack Ramsay walked off the Coyle Gym court, sat himself down on the bench and looked over at whichever of his teammates were listening.

“We did it,” he said with a sly smile.

They did it.

The Greens Farms Academy Boys Thirds basketball team capped off an undefeated season with…

Posted by john in Boys Basketball on Tuesday February 7
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DRAGON CHAT: With Kaly Houston '17

As Kaly Houston ’17 wraps up her time at Greens Farms Academy in the coming months, it’s hard not to think of where she came from as an athlete.

She grew up a gymnast, flipping her way into the hearts of judges and rising all the way up to Level 9 – just two steps below the …

Posted by john in Girls Soccer, Girls Basketball, Dragon Chat on Monday February 6
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Weekly Varsity Roundup: (Week of Jan.30-Feb. 4)

 

It was a historic Saturday afternoon at the Coyle Gym as Sunday Okeke (Darien) became the ninth GFA player in school history, and seventh boy, to surpass the 1,000-career point mark in an 84-59 victory over Hyde School of Woodstock.

Okeke finished the game with 13 points and 15 rebounds for…

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