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Staples Students Set Sail

Staples Students Set Sail

March 26, 2010

Sammie Hardy '11 Staff Writer On Mar. 15, the Staples Sailing team began a new season. With head coach Mark Jacobi working hard, captains Grace Lewis '10 and Sebastian Hein '10 are looking to improve their sailors to new levels. “Personally, I’m most excited about getting the team outside of Fairfield County because by sailing other team...

Title IX Shifts Gender Balance in Sports Recruiting

February 2, 2010

Constance Chien ’10 & Jesse Heussner ’11 Features Editors Thirty -eight years after the enactment of Title IX, which sought to ensure equality in educational opportunities, the act continues to be relevant in the process of recruitment that affects Staples students every year. Some teachers...

Athletes Struggle to Meet Rigorous Weight Requirements

Athletes Struggle to Meet Rigorous Weight Requirements

January 29, 2010

Joy Eisenberg '10 Sports Editor Rachel Upton ’10, an avid rower for the past five years, remembers a time when she saw a coach cut off a lightweight rower’s ponytail because she was almost a half–pound over the weight category’s maximum. “It was two hours before the race and she had to be weighed in for finals at nationals,” Upton said. “Instead of ha...

Seniors Set to Lead Wreckers Back to States

Seniors Set to Lead Wreckers Back to States

December 22, 2009

Last year the boys indoor track team ended the season strong placing second in FCIACs and States as well as first in their division. This year, coach Laddie Lawrence hopes to improve upon that same standard. However, the team lost numerous key players totaling 17 lettermen. Even with these losses ther...

Where 0-18 Happens

December 22, 2009

Dustin Dobbs ’10  Sports Editor Before I start this column, I would like to congratulate the New York Knicks on officially not being the worst team in the NBA anymore. Read More »...

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