Archive | November, 2013

Duke’s TIP Recognizes 15 Students

November 9, 2013

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Last spring Lower School students (from left) Jackson Howell, Jackson Moody, Rick Reinhard, and Chang Yu earned nationwide Grand Recognition in Duke University’s Talent Identification Program. They were also among 15 Owls whose SAT and ACT scores placed them among Tennessee’s highest scoring 2012-13 seventh graders, including Charlie Evans, Alexander Goodwin, Omkar Hosad, Alex Humphreys, […]

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Students, Faculty Face Off in Quiz Bowl

November 8, 2013

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It was a game of knowledge, quick-thinking, and steely nerves that pitted youth, the Owl Quiz Bowl A-Team, against … um … seasoned experience, The Faculty All-Stars, in a Hyde Chapel Quiz Bowl tournament November 8. Mr. Darin Clifft, instructor in math, played quizmaster, firing off questions such as these: Subtract the square of 16/4 […]

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2013-14 First Quarter Faculty Honor Roll

November 8, 2013

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2013-14 First Quarter Faculty Honor Roll To be placed on the Faculty Honor Roll, a student must have a weighted GPA of at least 3.25 for the quarter with no quarter grade below 80. For this recognition the student’s conduct marks for the quarter must be S or E, and he must pass physical education. […]

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Quiz Bowl Team Takes Third at Ole Miss

November 8, 2013

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The Owl Quiz Bowl team took third place out of 36 teams from 27 schools in The University of Mississippi Brain Brawl Tournament November 2. Participants included senior Salman Haque, captain; juniors Stewart Love, Richard Ouyang, and Yunhua Zhao; and sophomore Reed Barnes. Mr. Darin Clifft, instructor in math, and his competitors also scrimmaged with […]

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Halloween Chemistry

November 8, 2013

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There was a whole lot of shaking – and oozing, and smoking, and glowing – going on in chemistry classes October 31. Instructors in chemistry Mr. Antony Eddy, Ms. Rosalyn Croce, and Mrs. Analice Sowell created some eerie reactions. Their “magic” potions changed colors, turned into foamy ooze, glowed in the dark, transformed into a […]

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Spring Sports Banquet Celebrates Lettermen

November 8, 2013

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At the Spring Sports Banquet, the Athletic Department presented 358 varsity letterman certificates in 14 sports. A total of 83 athletes from the Class of 2013 received individual plaques listing the number of years they lettered in each sport. Several seniors also received special awards for outstanding accomplishments.

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Four Owls Mark Signing Day

November 8, 2013

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Friends, family, and faculty gathered on February 6 to celebrate NCAA National Letter of Intent Day with Class of 2013 signers, from left, Shane Tucker, Middle Tennessee State University (football); Wil Rainer, Sewanee (lacrosse); Will Whitley, University of Tennessee, Martin (football); and Arbre Jones, Murray State (football).

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Four of a Kind: Coach Peters’ Teams Post a Quartet of Undefeated Records

November 8, 2013

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Coach Jason Peters ’88 and his Lower School sports teams likely will not forget the 2012-13 school year. Peters’ fall, winter, and spring sports teams all went undefeated with a combined record of 53 wins and 0 losses, including 9 league and invitational tournament championships. The perfect year began when the fall golf team went […]

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Owls Dominate 2013 Best of the Preps

November 8, 2013

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MUS took home a load of hardware from The Commercial Appeal’s Best of the Preps Awards Banquet in June, claiming its 15th Boys Division overall trophy, the first Large Private Schools trophy since 1991, and eight individual awards for athletes and coaches. Pace Clark ’13 – Boys Swimming Peyton Klawinski ’13 – Boys Lacrosse Marshall […]

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Youthful Varsity Wrestling Team Battles it Out

November 8, 2013

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by Jeffrey Wright ’07 Youth is the word most associated with Head Coach Steve Hendricks’ 2012-13 varsity wrestling team. Only six Class of 2013 wrestlers – Chris Evans, Caleb McCoy, Trey O’Bannon, Andrew Raves, Andrew Renshaw, and DJ Walker – and one manager, Cole Ettingoff ’14, led the squad. Completing the youthful roster were Class […]

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