• Varsity Football records 3rd shutout
  • Varsity Cross Country places high in Manhattan Invitational.
  • Six Bear alums play in college football games
  • Five Bear alums play for college ruby sides
  • Bear alum scores winning goal for soccer team
  • Bear alums starting hockey season, really!!!













(courtesy of Jamie Kirkpatrick)



Cross Country

The Running Bears placed 16th in the highly competitive Manhattan Invitational at the Van Cortland Park with 395 points; individual results:

35 Jack Chlopak 12 Landon School 13:44.7 35

67 Jace Menedez 11 Landon School 14:11.4 67

78 Kevin Tsai 11 Landon School 14:15.8 78

131 Sam Hanson 11 Landon School 14:54.9 131

163 Andrew Clark 12 Landon School 15:31.9 163

[note: the time difference between #1 and #35 was about 0:58]












There were 30 teams and over 200 runners, all from the North East and no others from the DMV. Van Cortland is a frequent site for Tri State X-country meets, knowing the course if a big advantage.


The Bears, for the 3rd time this year, shut out an opponent—this game against Saint Stephen’s Saint Agnes ,42-0, click on this. Here’s the beginning of the post:

The Bears looked sharp after a bye week, scoring 42 points on 374 yards total offense, holding the Saints of Alexandria to 4 first downs

and putting all of the kick-offs into the end zone (except one pooch kick which was recovered by the home team). Saint Stephen’s

Saint Agnes entered the game 3-2, but with a 3-42 loss to the undefeated Episcopal High School.














Coach Reed’s squad (now 8-2), 1st place in the IAC lost to StA 0-1. The Bears have been listed “on the bubble” for the last two weeks in the WaPo’s Top 10 ranking.

Water Polo

Coach Bartman and the Bears played in the Gilman Tournament.












Other than this crowd-pleasing goal (?), no results posted yet.












Anthony Fullum (L13) S, William & Mary Tribe, (3-4) beat CAA rival Delaware 24-17, DNP

Jules Desroches (L14) DL, Kenyon College Lords (3-4) lost 3-24 to Wabash (Div. III #27) and Jules started and recorded two TFLs (-10 yd.).

Paul Padalino (L14), LB, Kolby Williams(L14) DL, Richmond Spiders (6-1) shut out Villanova 23-0 in a match-up of FCS #7 v. #11, both played; Paul was on both the kick and punt teams via a special reporter; UR no longer publishes (or hides) individual stats.

Dominque Seagears (L14), CB, Trinity Bantams (4-0) beat Tufts 36-28 played

Matt Underhill (L13) K, Joe Gagnon (L16) DL, Washington & Lee Generals (4-2), beat Guilford 48-34; Matt was 4/4 on PATs, had 8 kick-offs for an average of 57.9 and 1 touchback

Mark Ebo, (L16), DL, College of the Holy Cross Crusaders (3-4), played in the upset of BCS #20 Harvard 27-17,

Keith Simms, (L16), LB, University of Oregon Ducks (2-4) lost 21-70 to Washington, played

Jacob Wright, (L16), Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops (3-3) beat Hiram 28-21 DNP.

Hunter Davis (L13), head manager, Stetson Hatters (3-3) after upsetting Brown lost to Valparaiso, 18-21

{NOTE} dnp= school’s website did not indicate that this Bear played or there is no participation information reported. Not the most accurate statistic kept by universities.


Marshall Peters (L’13), Jarrett Witzal (L15), Jack Bolen (L’14), Sean O’Brien (L’14) Colton Rupp (L15):



















(courtesy of Mark Witzal; background remediated)



Jack Sears (L13) FlyHalf, Colby College Mules (3-1),

  • At a night away game for Jack and his CRFC teammates had then advancing to 2-0, beating Maine Maritime Academy 32-17, in the opponent’s homecoming match. In a hard hitting match in which the Mariners had the size advantage, the quick hands and gritty play of the Mules were the difference. That, and Jack split the uprights on 3 of 5 conversions and on a penalty kick as well.
  • On October 1, Jack’s Colby men’s rugby football club visited the University of Maine Farmington and settled for a tie, 21-21. Sears made three conversions, which included the game tying kick.
  • Colby 35 – UMO 29


David Spiritos (L13) Outside Centre, Northwestern Wildcats—no results reported.

Nick Blasey (L16) scrum half for the 2nd XV/b side at Dartmouth Rugby Football Club

Wesley Pan (L16) VA Tech (3-0)

Ben Goodfriend (L16) Washington University Griffins, St. Louis

[Thanks to Coach France for the addition of the players.]


Nick Diaz (L13), Scott Powell (L13), Taylor Diaz (L15), Allegheny College Gators. 4-8-2 beat Hiram 3-2; Nick started, scored the winning goal. Lost 0-2 to OWU, Nick played.

Charles Branche III (L16), Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops, 8-2-3. Charles is back in the line-up

A.J. Miele (L16) Dickinson Red Devils, 5-7-2.


Sprint Football

Jacob Howard (L14) WR/K, Cornell Big Red (1-3) BYE WEEK

Water Polo

Aidan Kelso (L13), Rahul Gill (L16), Connecticut College Camels, 6-11

Name         Goals         Assists       Steals         Saves

Aidan Kelso 7               5                 11               5

Isher Gill, (L16), GWU Colonials, 3-3, unable to play this season.


Sam Anas (L11), Iowa Wild (1-1),AHL, 1 goal

Patrick Giles (L18), US Men’s National Development team (3-8), 2 Goals, 3 Assists, 1 GW.

Alex Norwinski is playing for the College Station Spirit (1-8) NA3HL.

Trevor Wolf is playing for Islanders Hockey Club USP3, (5-4) played in 5 games.

Christian Meike, Michigan Wolverines, (2-1-0),dnp

Connor Meike, Williams College

Jack Barton, Skidmore Thoroughbreds 10/28

Chris Javens, Skidmore Thoroughbreds 10/28


Orlando Arevalo, MIT Engineers Club, no news.

Mike Anderson, Princeton Club\

Matt Coster, Cornell Hockey Club

Michael Potolicchio, GWU Hockey Club

Jacob Ruttenberg (’15), Tufts Club





Landon’s first campus








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