Exeter/Andover Games

Exeter/Andover Games, aka E/A happens once a term. It is the day when all of the sports teams play Andover, Exeter’s rival. Exeter and Andover have the longest running sports rivalry of any high school. The sport that began it was football. Fall E/A is considered the most important because of the football game.
This past weekend was Spring E/A. I am on the track team and both the girl’s and boy’s team beat Andover for the third time this season. We had a tri-meet against Andover and St. Paul’s at the beginning of the season, and recently, the team just won the New England (Interscols).
The games are well attended and they’re a great example of school spirit. Before each E/A there is a pep rally. On the game day, all of the students show support by wearing red and yelling the cheers taught to us at pep rally by the Red Bandits (you can see my favorite cheer in my info). Here are some photos from the fall. My camera has a special setting where only one color can show up. You can really see how much red there is in the stands.

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About Kimberly

Hometown: Beverly, Massachusetts Class: 2015 Favorite Restaurant in Town: Green Bean Favorite Assembly: Dance Assembly Favorite Event: Abbot Casino Hi, my name’s Kimberly and I was a new lower at Phillips Exeter Academy. Now, I am a senior. I was adopted from China when I was eighteen months old, and I currently live in Beverly, Massachusetts. I am a boarder here on campus, and I live in McConnell Hall. For sports, I am on the varsity field hockey team (Moxie), and participate in the dance program. I was co-captain of the winter dance company this past term. I am a co-head of Precision, the all girls step team, ESSO Music Lessons, where students can teach children musical instruments, and HFCC Dance, where students go to the children's center and teach dance. I also participate in Exeter Poms, which is a dance team that performs at half time for football and basketball games. Lastly, I am a student listener, dorm proctor, and tour guide for admissions.