3 Up, 3 Down: November 1 Edition

By Jack Sadler ’21

3 Up

Get Colorized

Get Colorized, the junior evening of recollection, is Thursday, November 7. A unique aspect of the evening will be the Culinary Club’s build-your-own burger dinner provided for the students. The juniors will then listen to faith talks given by faculty members and participate in Eucharistic adoration.

Spikeball Continues

This year, students will have the opportunity to compete against their classmates in the popular game spikeball, a new addition to the intramural program at Chaminade. The fast-paced game is played between two two-man teams in tournament-style rounds. Seniors played two weeks ago, and juniors played this past week. Sophomores and freshmen will compete in the upcoming weeks.

Winter-Sports Tryouts Approaching

The winter sports season is right around the corner, and many teams will be holding tryouts very soon. The schedule is as follows::

November 4- Riflery
November 4- Bowling
November 9- Wrestling
November 9- Basketball
November 12- Winter track and field

Best of luck to all those trying out!

3 Down

Business Club Speaker

On Wednesday afternoon, the Chaminade Business Club hosted its first guest speaker, Brian Hughes, the Director of the Northeast and Midwest US for Uber. Mr. Hughes, a graduate of West Point and Harvard Business School, discussed seven important strategies that had led him to success both in the army and in the business world. At the end of his speech, Hughes took several questions from the audience.

Freshman Soccer League Final

On Monday, October 28, the freshman soccer team played St. Anthony’s in the league final. The team won by a score of 1-0. Evan Bashnagel scored the single goal with a header from a cross from Charlie Blair. Goalkeeper Kyle Hunter held a strong St. Anthony’s offense at bay. With this win, the freshman team secured both the regular-season and league titles. Congratulations!

Cross Country NSCHSAA Championship

In the rain on Sunday morning, the cross country team competed in the Nassau-Suffolk Catholic High School Championships. The varsity team, lead by Frank Naudus ’21, finished first in the league for the first time since 2013. The freshman team also won its race. The JV team concluded with a finish in second by a very slim four-point margin. It was a great effort from all those who competed.