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Ellis sets the bar high for his senior year

Ellis sets the bar high for his senior year

Lili Romann '19

December 20, 2018


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From attending seven hour school days filled with several advanced placement classes, filling the role of team captain at track practice every day after school, completing hours of nightly homework, to leading in TEAM Westport’s club meetings, Chet Ellis’ ’19 schedule is nothing short of packed. ...

Halloran skates into head coach position for boys’ ice hockey team

Halloran skates into head coach position for boys’ ice hockey team

Lexie Moskovit '21

December 11, 2018


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Between waiting on tables in the summer, working at his father's accounting firm and coaching the Connecticut Chiefs ice hockey team, Charles Halloran is already juggling multiple jobs. But this upcoming 2018-2019 hockey season will add even more to his plate. Halloran was recently promoted to head c...

Indoor track hopes to maintain success, strengthen all events

Indoor track hopes to maintain success, strengthen all events

Elliot Kaufman '19

December 10, 2018


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The Staples boys’ indoor track and field team hopes to sustain their success coming off of last year, while making minor improvements in team depth and other areas. Staples came in third place in the State championships last year, and second place in both the Class LL and FCIAC championships. Th...

Former Staples student nominated for Junior Athlete of the Year

Former Staples student nominated for Junior Athlete of the Year

Caroline Donohue '20

December 10, 2018


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Former Staples student Kelsey McGinley ’18 was nominated for Junior Athlete of the Year by US Rowing this November. McGinley currently rows at Stanford and is a freshman on their Division 1 team. In her high school summers prior to Stanford, she rowed for the junior national team. “I started rowing...

New player looks to revamp girls’ basketball

New player looks to revamp girls’ basketball

Ava Simunovic '20

December 10, 2018


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As we begin our descent into the depths of winter, the sound of squeaking sneakers and bouncing basketballs return. Hair is pulled back, laces are tied and jerseys are thrown on as the girls’ varsity basketball team prepares to embark on their upcoming season. The lingering remembrances of their FCIAC de...

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