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Playing sports drives sports fandom for Principal Thomas

Playing sports drives sports fandom for Principal Thomas

Ethan Frank '20, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

If there was a ball on the ground, Staples's new Principal Stafford Thomas Jr. would be picking it up. At a young age, he got involved in all kinds of sports. Whether it be football, basketball, baseball or anything he and his friends could find. “We would play three hours of sports after school,” Thomas s...

Boys’ soccer falls short against Warde in hard-fought, aggressive game

Boys’ soccer falls short against Warde in hard-fought, aggressive game

Lys Goldman '21

October 1, 2019

Under the lights on a crisp, chilly autumn evening, the Staples boys’ soccer team fell just short of spoiling Fairfield Warde’s undefeated record in a 1-0 loss on Thursday, Sept. 26. The game was very physical, aggressive and fast-paced with lots of fouls and free kicks. The Mustangs scored the...

Staples boys’ soccer dominates in home opener

Staples boys’ soccer dominates in home opener

Carson Kranz '21, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

The Staples boys’ soccer team shutout Trinity Catholic 6-0 on Sept. 1 behind Reed Caney’s ’21 clean sheet in goal. The focus for the Wreckers was to show their home fans why they should fill the stands, and they did just that.  Staples got off to a quick start, with  Patricio Perez Elorza ...

YMCA embarks on gymnastics and Camp Mahackeno renovations

YMCA embarks on gymnastics and Camp Mahackeno renovations

Lia Chen '20, Associate Managing Editor

September 21, 2019

The Westport Weston Family YMCA began a two-story, 22,000 square foot building addition and numerous campus renovations early September 2019. The construction is expected to cost around $25 million.  According to WestportY.org, the changes aim to reinstate the gymnastics program from the Norwalk c...

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