This Saturday, November 9, St. Mark's teams will square off against opponents from Groton, continuing a rivalry that goes back 133 years. The two schools are once again vying for the coveted raccoon coat, while kicking off the yearlong competition for the Burnett-Peabody Bowl. In 1886, the game was simply for bragging rights between the only two Episcopal boarding schools in Massachusetts.
There are more than 60 St. Mark's graduates currently participating in athletics in colleges and universities. Most of them take part in what are generally seasonal sports, and their endeavors are detailed on this site after each season is finished. But rowing transcends the seasons. It is a year-round commitment, competitive in the fall and the spring, and the St. Mark's rowing legacy has been carried on by several alumni this fall.
On Monday, October 28, the St. Mark's Student Athletic Council held an "antique jersey" sale to benefit the nearby Marlboro Boys & Girls Club. Old and retired St. Mark's athletic uniforms went up for sale to help an organization that has been supported by community service at St. Mark's since 1899.
St. Mark's cross country, field hockey, and girls' soccer programs all are looking strong at the halfway point of the 2019 fall season.
Barely two weeks into the school year, St. Mark's teams are already off to a strong start as the 2019 fall athletic season gets underway. Girls' varsity soccer is already 2-0, while all four cross country teams—boys' varsity, girls' varsity, boys' JV, and girls' JV—are all unbeaten at 1-0.
Rising VI Former Wyatt Scotti played for Team Cape Cod this summer, which represented New England in the 2019 Senior Babe Ruth World Series. Scotti and the N.E. contingent battled their way into the national finals, before falling in the championship game to a team from Mobile, Alabama.
The New England Lacrosse Journal has named St. Mark's Channing Weymouth Warner as Prep Girls Coach of the Year for 2019.
This month, US Lacrosse released its annual list of high school All-Americans for girls' lacrosse. Three St. Markers— Bailey Horne '19, Shelby Howard '19, and Sophie Student '20—received All-American honors.