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The Student-Run Newspaper of Townsend Harris High School at Queens College

The Classic

The Student-Run Newspaper of Townsend Harris High School at Queens College

The Classic

Students at this years Sports Awards held at Douglaston Manor.

40th Anniversary Throwbacks : Athletes Honored at Sports Dinner

Lorna Chan and Karen Greenberg June 7, 2024

This article was first published in June of 1986. It is from the fourth edition of the second volume of The Classic. This article was chosen as a throwback to the first Sports Awards ever held to celebrate...

The boys volleyball team ends off their season with a 9-1 record.

The Varsity Boys Volleyball Team ends off their successful season

Kaitlyn Lee and Goria Jaimon June 6, 2024

The Varsity Boys Volleyball Team ended their season on May 20 with a final 9-1 record when they lost against the Academy of American Studies, ending the game with a score of 2-1.  The two seniors on the...

As their season continues members of the team speak about their goals.

While racking up wins, the Girls Flag Football team shares goals for the season

Akankha Banik and Shapnil Kazi April 30, 2024

Given that the spring season started on March 27, the athletes on the Townsend Harris Girls Flag Football team have set new goals.  Junior and captain Ana Montan said she looks forward “to achieving...

Senior Audrey Lin playing basketball.

Three-sport athlete Audrey Lin offers advice on maintaining athletic and academic success

Ethan Ben-David and Jacqueline Lowenhaupt April 29, 2024

Being an athlete at Townsend Harris High School is a huge commitment—requiring significant time and effort. However, the immense coursework and extracurricular activities THHS offers can make this challenging....

Members of the baseball team speak about teamwork as the season continues.

As the spring season continues, the Boys Varsity Baseball team shares their goals

Andrew Gurcharan, Staff Writer April 23, 2024

As the spring sports season unfolds, the Townsend Harris Varsity Baseball team is embarking on a season filled with aspirations and dreams for the months ahead. Led by senior and team captain Alfredo Centola,...

Players share experiences on the Girls Varsity Handball team.

With the Girls Varsity Handball Team on a roll, players talk learning to love the game

Abigail Kronenberg, Staff Writer April 22, 2024

With popular varsity teams such as basketball, track, and soccer often dominating schoolwide announcements and media coverage, many lesser-known teams remain unheard of to many Harrisites. One team, in...

The outdoor season of girls track has begun and many have set goals for the final season of the school year.

As the outdoor track season begins, members share their goals for the season

Kaitlyn Lee, Staff Writer April 16, 2024

As the spring sports season begins, the Girls Track team welcomes a new season of Outdoor Track. The girls leading the team this season include senior captains Abby Schwartz, Emma Cheng, Sadie Bauer, and...

The boys volleyball team ends off their season with a 9-1 record.

Boys Varsity Volleyball team members share their hopes for their upcoming season

Zead Husain, Staff Writer April 10, 2024

As the spring sports season begins, the Townsend Harris Hawks hold a record of five wins and no losses. The athletes on the Townsend Harris boys varsity volleyball team shared their hopes and goals for...

Some of the Girls Badminton team.

The Girls Badminton Captains share their experience of leading this season

Rica Ho, Staff Writer April 8, 2024

The Girls Varsity Badminton team is off to a strong start this season—currently holding a 4-0 record. The new captain leading the team this season is senior Melinda Wang and the team’s assistant captain...

The Boys Varsity Basketball Team finished their regular season on February 6 and went on to play two playoff games.

Boys Varsity Basketball reflects after falling short in second round of playoffs

Mohammad Nasrallah, Arts & Entertainment Copy Editor March 28, 2024

The Boys Varsity Basketball Team finished their regular season on February 6 with a 79-45 senior-night victory over Middle College High School at LaGuardia Community College. With a record of 10-4, the...

The Girls Varsity Softball team reaches another season.

The Girls Varsity Softball team welcomes a new season

Eva Hannon, Sports Copy Editor March 27, 2024

As Townsend Harris welcomes the spring season, several spring sports teams began their practices for upcoming games. The Girls Varsity Softball team held tryouts on March 4 and have now officialized the...

Junior Mohammed Shahade goes from wrestling novice to Varsity Wrestling team captain

Junior Mohammed Shahade goes from wrestling novice to Varsity Wrestling team captain

Zead Husain and Shapnil Kazi March 9, 2024

Mohammed Shahade, a junior on the Townsend Harris Varsity Wrestling team, holds a record of 19 wins and 13 losses. Though Mohammed has only wrestled for three years, this year he’s taken on the role...

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