McCallie Blog

Michael Bingham ’04 finally gets Olympic Medal from 2008

Posted by McCallie Communications and Marketing on July 11, 2017

McCallie School alumnus Michael Bingham ’04 fin ally got what he has deserved for more than eight years: an Olympic bronze medal for his part in Great Britain's 4x400 relay team at the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing.
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Topics: Olympics, Athletics, Track and Field, Class of 2004

Viscomi All-USA First-Team

Posted by McCallie Communications and Marketing on June 22, 2017

Drew Viscomi ’17 was named to the 2016-17 All-USA Boys Soccer First Team as selected by USA Today. The teams are sponsored by American Family Insurance.

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Topics: soccer, Athletics, class of 2017, national achievement

Blue Tornado Spring Sports Shine with Success

Posted by McCallie Communications and Marketing on June 13, 2017

 

McCallie's State champion soccer team

A team state title, a national runner-up finish and several individual state titles highlighted McCallie’s spring sports season which wrapped up the last week of May.

The soccer program, which has gone 43-5-8 over the last three seasons under Head Coach Chris Cushenbery, captured the school’s first state soccer crown since 1999.

The Blue Tornado defeated Brentwood Academy 3-1 in overtime to advance to the state’s final four. At the TSSAA’s Spring Fling in the Murfreesboro area, McCallie’s state semifinal opponent was the 2016 state champions, Christian Brothers of Memphis. Senior Noah Cingilli snapped a scoreless tie with a rebound goal in the 48th minute which would stand for the 1-0 victory. The win set up a matchup with Montgomery Bell Academy which had eliminated McCallie from the state tournament each of the last four years.

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Topics: rowing, soccer, Athletics, Track and Field, state champions, state runners-up, tennis, lacrosse, baseball

McCallie Rowers Earn National Silver Medal

Posted by McCallie Communications and Marketing on May 30, 2017

National Silver Medalist Boys' Senior Four

Highlighted by a second-place finish for the boy’s varsity four, a bronze medal in the girl’s junior four, and a fifth-place finish in the boy’s junior four, the McCallie and GPS rowing squads turned in a historic performance at the Scholastic Rowing Association of America (SRAA) National Championships.  The SRAA Nationals had over 179 teams compete in32 different categories.  Teams came from as far away as California, Arizona, Florida, New York and Canada, as well as other states.  All of the competitors had to advance from regional qualifiers. The senior four field had 32 entries, the girls and 

boys junior fours competed against 23 other teams.

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Topics: rowing, Athletics, national achievement

McCallie State Champion: Hakim McMorris, Decathlon

Posted by McCallie Communications and Marketing on May 24, 2017

Hakim McMorris won nine of 10 events May 23 and 24 to win the TSSAA Division II Decathlon State Championship at the Middle Tennessee State University track.

A junior boarding student from Santa Ana, Calif., Hakim collected a first-place point total of 6,892 points. The second-place competitor, Briarcrest's Daniel Tell, had 6,204 points.

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Topics: Athletics, Track and Field, decathlon, class of 2018