Tartan Times

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AHC seniors play their sport in the spring season on AHC field, about to begin their college journeys soon.

Seniors’ Last Season

Heaven C. Samuel, reporter May 1, 2024

The AHC Seniors are nearing graduation, and their high school sports journeys are coming to an end. Being on the AHC athletic teams takes a lot of dedication and effort, learning lifelong skills in teamwork...

Freshmen short sprinters Cecelia Zarrelli, Daniella Quartey, Salome Nyangaya, and Blythe Batchelder  walking back to the end of the field to continue practicing for upcoming track meets.

Freshmen’s Exceptional Experience Running Track

Katherine D'Andrea, Reporter April 16, 2024

Freshmen LOTAs have excelled this school year being a part of several sports like lacrosse, volleyball, poms and field hockey. One of the more popular sports this season has been track, with about 50 runners...

Freshman Kinsley Beckham and junior Zoey Seymour compete in the Tartan Time basketball tournament.

Freshman Ballers

Cecelia Zarrelli, Reporter April 16, 2024

The 2024 basketball season finished, but it is the beginning for the new freshmen on the varsity team. This year’s varsity team of 11 included four freshmen, Addison Elliot, Jaylen Ndaka, Chozen Lewis,...

Track runners take on New York City track meet during their successful indoor track season.

AHC Takes On Track

Heaven C. Samuel, reporter April 3, 2024

Being on the AHC track team takes a lot of commitment and effort, teaching lifelong skills in teamwork and personal character growth. The members of the team practice every day during this winter indoor...

Seniors Mary Mongelli, Jaylyn Simon, Emmi Sellman, Meredith Dunsmore, and Mae Zaremba in the auditorium on signing day 2024. After years of hard work, their efforts paid off.

Tartans Playing Sports In College: What Did It Take?

Kaela Edwards, Reporter March 23, 2024

Several Holy Cross seniors will be playing sports in college this upcoming fall as a result of their hard work, talent, and commitment. For years they have been dedicating countless hours into practicing...

Freshman student-athletes Sabrina Foster and Reilly Boylan walk toward the locker room before classes start at 8:00 am to put away the lacrosse gear that they will need for tryouts at the end of the day.

What Does It Take To Be a Holy Cross Athlete?

Malaika Wotorson, Reporter March 1, 2024

Being a student-athlete at a school as rigorous as the Academy of the Holy Cross implies juggling academics with demanding athletic commitments. The idea of being a high school student-athlete often seems...

Emerson Sellman, varsity volleyball captain, outside hitter, and an All American Under-Armour Volleyball player, serving in a game at Holy Cross.

LOTA Athletes

Claire Sullivan, Reporter February 28, 2024

Students play sports for the multiple benefits to themselves and to the Holy Cross community. LOTAs can play a variety of 17 different sports and recently won the WCAC championship for volleyball, this...

Varsity poms performing during the halftime of a Holy Cross basketball game.

Poms Has Thirty-one Athletes, a Program High

Isabella Gentile, Reporter February 27, 2024

Poms has had one of its busiest seasons yet. With twelve athletes on varsity and nineteen athletes on junior varsity, the team has high expectations for this season. The increase in interest in poms...

The swim team prayer before the Metros meet at Germantown Aquatic Center. They are ready to swim fast and make achieve best times.

What It’s Like To Be An Aquatartan

Sophie Grahl, Reporter February 27, 2024

This year's Holy Cross swim and dive team is thriving with around 35 members led by head coach Matt Mongelli and assistant coach Anne Depman.  The team partakes in weekly dual meets against the...

Holy Cross students playing flag football on the turf at the PowderPuff game this past fall.

Football for Girls in the WCAC: It’s About Time

Emmi Sellman, Reporter March 28, 2023

The Washington Catholic Athletic Conference currently sponsors fifteen varsity sports, all but one of which include opportunities for both genders to participate. The one exception is football.  Many...

Aideen Kummer is ready to roll for her team.

Rolling the Ball in Bocce

Aideen Kummer, Reporter March 22, 2023

Holy Cross has a bocce team and gym teacher Cheryl King is the coach. Twelve Holy Cross students are on the team. They play in the auditorium. “You play by rolling your ball closest to the small blue...

Holy Cross varsity ice hockey sings the alma mater on the ice after the championship game. Junior Jillian Puglisi makes a heart with her hand facing the camera.

Checking up on the Rules

Erin Cuddy, Reporter March 1, 2023

 In recent years Holy Cross has welcomed ice hockey as an official winter sport option to all students. As a community dedicated to uplifting and empowering young women, it can be challenging to emphasize...

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