• Varsity and JV Cross Country Varsity both placed 2nd in Maryland & DC Private School Championships
  • Water Polo is making waves at Easterns, swimming for 3rd place on Sunday
  • Soccer loses in IAC Championship
  • Bear alums Rugby, Soccer and Sprint Football seasons end
  • More than 10 Bear alums playing Next Levels of HOCKEY—one professional, 1 National Team Development Program, 2 Amateur Developmental Hockey, 1 Division I, 4 Division III and remainder College Club
  • Three Bears playing hoops –college (1) and pro (Israel); Aaron’s team played even with Wichita State












Cross Country

Coach Hunt’s team ran in the Maryland & DC Private School Championships, the Varsity and the JV both finished 2nd.

Boys 5k Run CC Varsity

1 The Heights                        41

2 Landon                               43

3 Georgetown Prep               59

Individual runners

4 Tsai, Kevin               11 Landon                  5:40.9   17:39.09    4

8 Chadda, Arihant     11 Landon                  5:44.9   17:51.41    8

9 Feldman, Wesley    12 Landon                  5:45.2   17:52.34    9


10 Menendez, Jace     11 Landon                  5:48.4   18:02.41   10

12 Lowrie, Matthew     11 Landon                  5:53.4   18:17.97   12

23 Powell, William       12 Landon                  6:06.3   18:57.94   22

33 Schermer, Luc        11 Landon                  6:19.6   19:39.14   31

41 Chlopak, Jack             12 Landon                  6:34.2   20:24.67


Boys 5000 Run CC JV

1 Georgetown Prep              21    1    3    4    5    8    9   10

Total Time:  1:44:06.20

Average:    20:49.24

2 Landon                       48    2    7   12   13   14

Total Time:  1:47:48.33

Average:    21:33.67

Individual runners


2 Engel, Andrew           M11Landon                  6:37.9   20:36.12    2

7 Desai, Deven             M11 Landon                  6:48.2   21:08.11    7

13 Cui, Tianfang         M11 Landon                  7:04.4   21:58.56   12

14 Gilbert, Michael       M9 Landon                  7:04.9   21:59.84   13

15 Smith, Harrison       M11Landon                  7:06.7   22:05.70   14




The Bears completed the troika gauntlet at Bullis School, a game in which they were outscored, but did not lose the battle of character 10-42. BEAT STA


Coach Reed’s squad (12-4) had its 4 game winning streak (5-0 Bullis, 4-0 EHS, 1-0 GP) stopped in the IAC Championship game @ StA 0-2.

Water Polo

Coach Bartman’s capped crusaders competed in the Eastern Prep Championships. Landon beat Pingry Saturday by a score of 17 to 14. Pingry was the New Jersey State water polo champs. Conor Durbin scored a whopping 9 goals. Other goals were scored by Max Spiritos (2), Will King (1), Ford Bruggen (2), and Jacob Rosner (2).

Second Saturday match was a 4-14 loss to Penn Charter.

Freshman Ryan Giles, goalie, had 31 saves overall in the two games on Saturday.

















On Sunday, they have a match for 3rd place today at 2 pm against Episcopal Academy.


John Kalavritinos ’17 committed to play golf for the Bison of Bucknell


























Football and Lax















Griffin Brown and Mark Ebo

at a recent Bucknell v. Holy Cross game



Anthony Fullum (L13) S, William & Mary Tribe, (4-5) beat CAA rival Stony Brook14-9, DNP

Jules Desroches (L14) DL, Kenyon College Lords (3-6) lost 17-64 to Wittenberg and Jules played; season stats: 6 solo’s 7 assists


Paul Padalino (L14), LB, Kolby Williams(L14) DL, Richmond Spiders (7-2) lost to #5 and intrastate rival JMU 43-47 DNP.

Dominque Seagears (L14), CB, Trinity Bantams (7-0) beat Williams 24-14 played

Matt Underhill (L13) K, Joe Gagnon (L16) DL, Washington & Lee Generals (5-4) lost to Bridgewater 20-30; Matt was 3/3 on PATs, 2/3 on FGs(24 & 38 good; 36 missed); had 4 kick-offs for an average of 58.0.

Mark Ebo, (L16), DL, College of the Holy Cross, Crusaders (4-6), beat Georgetown 21-20 played

Keith Simms, (L16), LB, University of Oregon Ducks (3-6) lost to USC 20-45 in the Coliseum on national TV, DNP

Jacob Wright, (L16), Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops (5-4) beat Allegheny 24-0 DNP.

Hunter Davis (L13), head manager, Stetson Hatters (4-5) lost to Marist 38-45


{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.



Jack Sears (L13) FlyHalf, Colby College Mules (3-1-0), final two games not reported; season completed

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 (5-1)

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. 5-11-2–season complete. Nick was the leading scorer with 4 goals and1 assist; Scott played in 9 games and had 1 SOG.

Charles Branche III (L16), Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops, 10-4-3. Season complete.

A.J. Miele (L16) Dickinson Red Devils, 8-8-2. Season complete. AJ played in 12 games and recorded an assist


Sprint Football

Jacob Howard (L14) WR/K, Cornell Big Red (2-5) Season complete



Sam Anas (L11), Iowa Wild (4-5),AHL, played in 6 games, 2G 1A

Patrick Giles (L18), US Men’s National Development team (6-12-0), played in 18 games 3 Goals, 6 Assists, 1 GW.

Alex Norwinski is playing for the College Station Spirit (3-9-1) NA3HL. in all 14 games. 1 assist

Trevor Wolf is playing for Islanders Hockey Club USP3, (9-5) played in 7 games. 1 assist (listed as inactive)


Christian Meike, Michigan Wolverines, (4-3-1), individual statistics not on website

Connor Meike, Williams College Ephmen, 1st game 11/18

Jack Barton, Skidmore Thoroughbreds (2-1) played in all 3 games, 1 G


Chris Javens, Skidmore Thoroughbreds (2-1), played in all 3 games, 3 SOG


Orlando Arevalo, MIT Engineers Club, no news.


Mike Anderson, Princeton Club


Matt Coster, Cornell Hockey Club


Jacob Ruttenberg (’15), Tufts Club




Aaron Byrd (L15), Augusta  Panthers #3

The Augusta University men’s basketball team has been named the Peach Belt Conference preseason favorite in a poll of the league’s head coaches released on Friday. The Jaguars received nine first-place votes and 163 total points, putting them ahead of second-place Young Harris.

Montevallo was third in the voting with Lander and Columbus State tied for fourth, UNC Pembroke sixth and Clayton State seventh. Georgia College, Francis Marion, a tie between USC Aiken and North Georgia, Armstrong State, Georgia Southwestern and Flagler rounded out the voting

WICHITA, Kans. – The Augusta University men’s basketball team had a one-point game with under three minutes to play at Division I powerhouse Wichita State on Saturday afternoon in exhibition action, but the Shockers survived the Jaguars for a 73-67 win in Koch Arena
















#3 just off of the court during a timeout against the Shockers.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015-16: Nominated for Male Freshman of the Year at the Augusta University Athletics Awards Banquet … Helped team reach the PBC Tournament Championship game … Played in all 29 games and made three starts … Shot 78.7% from the free-throw line … Ranked third on team in assists, 3PT% & FT% … Averaged 4.7 ppg, 1.6 apg, and 1.4 rpg as the backup point guard … Led Jags in scoring w/ 11 pts Jan. 27 vs. UNCP.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended the Landon School in Bethesda, Md., for one year and graduated in 2015 … Played basketball under Coach Rory Perkins and was named All-Met honorable mention by DC Basketball, first-team All-Conference, and All-Maryland honorable mention during his stint … An honor roll student who was awarded the Awareness and Multicultural Diversity Award … Played club ball for The 6th Man Warriors out of Bowie, Md., and made two All-Star appearances.

PERSONAL: Born in Washington, D.C., on May 7, 1997 … Son to Christopher and Darlene Byrd and brother to Andrew Byrd … Plans on majoring in health and physical education


Danny Rubin (L10 ) Bnei-Hertzeliyya,(2-2, tied #5  8.8 ppg, 3.0 ORpg , 1 Apg

Darion Atkins (L11) Hapoel Holon,(3-1;tied #2 in league) 19 ppg, 10,0 ORpg, 1 Apg


Unfortunately, the Israeli Winter league is not generous with its free information


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