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Separate locker rooms creates difficulty for Staples athletes

Separate locker rooms creates difficulty for Staples athletes

Jacob Greenberger '22, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

Every day I rush to the locker room in a hurry, searching anxiously for a spot to change, hoping that I will be on time to practice. I sprint down the stairs and through the door, jealous of the football players casually strolling to their designated locker room, with the security of knowing they have a place to change.  A change to t...

Jen Westphal adds to the achievements of the girls’ softball team

Jen Westphal adds to the achievements of the girls’ softball team

Rebecca Kanfer '21

May 13, 2019

She places her helmet on her head, laces up her cleats and tightens her ponytail. Emerging from the dugout, she approaches home plate and prepares to swing. Her teammates eagerly peer through the dugout fence to catch a glimpse. The ball is pitched and the sound of the metal bat in contact rings...

Staples Varsity Softball

Staples Varsity Softball

May 24, 2017

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Girls’ basketball teamwork and optimism paves way for FCIACs

Girls’ basketball teamwork and optimism paves way for FCIACs

February 7, 2017

By: Daniel Harizman The Staples girls’ varsity basketball team has had a clear cut goal from the beginning of the season, entry to the FCIAC tournament. Led by captains Olivia Troy, Julia Brower and coach, Paco Fabian, the Staples girls varsity basketball team stands at 11-5 overall in their con...

Staples Boys Water Polo Swims in the Big Leagues

Staples Boys Water Polo Swims in the Big Leagues

October 19, 2016

Greenwich High School hosted the annual Cardinal Tournament for boys’ water polo on October 14 and 15. The competition was fierce as many talented teams participated: Staples, Greenwich, Brunswick, and Chelsea Piers. Staples kicked off the tournament Friday night against one of the toughest opponents o...

We “Lady Wreckers” won’t be ladylike anymore

We “Lady Wreckers” won’t be ladylike anymore

Erin McGroarty, Staff Writer

April 11, 2016

Obviously sexism exists all around the world, so being a feminist I already get fired up when I see headlines about women being discriminated against in workplaces, or when I read articles about the lack of women's rights in the Middle East. As a nation, I truly believe we’ve come a long way in equa...

Do college commits avoid stress?

Brendan Massoud, Staff Writer

October 2, 2014

Senior year is a stressful time; there is no denying that. With college admissions at the forefront of virtually everyone’s mind, along with regular school work and whatever fall activity one has going on, it is no wonder that the final year of high school is often a very exciting and anxiety-f...

Little Leaguers hit the big league

Little Leaguers hit the big league

Caroline O'Kane, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

It was a brisk summer night in Bristol, Connecticut as the Little Leaguers were playing with all their cards on the table in the Regional Finals against Rhode Island. The score was 2-1, Westport. The players were on their toes, coaches were standing restless, and the fans were cheering fanatically. Chad...

Jock Talk: The Last Lap

Jock Talk: The Last Lap

June 11, 2010

Jack Hennessy '10 Staff Writer I’ve now played three sports for 12 seasons under nine coaches, and I can’t imagine spending my high school years any other way. My life has revolved around tryouts, practices, and games more so than even papers, quizzes, and tests. I lost more sleep the nights be...

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