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Famed Westport blog celebrates 10 years

Famed Westport blog celebrates 10 years

Jack Dennison '21

March 28, 2019

Ten years ago, Dan Woog saw a decline of newspapers looming. He was writing a column in the Westport News called “Woog’s World,” and with the emergence of the internet as a way to spread information, he wanted to hop on the digital train. Since 2009, Woog has been writing about the ins and outs...

Dan Woog shares passion for Westport’s past and present

Dan Woog shares passion for Westport’s past and present

February 26, 2018

By Audrey Bernstein '20 and Allie D’Angelo ’20

Soccer Seniors Chasing a Travel Championship

Soccer Seniors Chasing a Travel Championship

Jackson Livingstone, Staff Writer

January 16, 2016

Despite the Staples boys soccer team’s season ending in a state playoff defeat earlier this fall, many senior members of the team are determined to continue their passion for the sport as part of Westport’s travel team. In the aftermath of their penalty shootout loss against Hall, the players ag...

Boy Scouts Vote to Admit Openly Gay Scouts

Boy Scouts Vote to Admit Openly Gay Scouts

Ben Goldschlager, Web News Editor

May 24, 2013

On May 23, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) voted to allow openly gay youths into its ranks, reversing a decades-long policy. In Westport, the decision was applauded but also criticized for not going far enough: gay men and women are still not permitted to be leaders, according to the national organization...

Scholarship to Be Awarded in Honor of Dan Woog

Scholarship to Be Awarded in Honor of Dan Woog

December 22, 2010

For decades, Dan Woog has been a major presence both at Staples and throughout Westport. Though Woog has gained recognition in the community as a writer and historian, Staples students know him best for his position as soccer coach. On Sunday, Dec. 5 at the boys soccer banquette, the Top of the Hill Booster Club establis...

Soccer Seniors Leave Legacy, Titles to be Remembered

Soccer Seniors Leave Legacy, Titles to be Remembered

December 3, 2010

While walking down the Staples gym hallway it isn’t hard to notice the vast collection of soccer memorabilia lining the walls. Encased in glass, trophies gleam and old sepia colored team-photographs rest in their frames. These objects symbolize the various accomplishments of the varsity Boy’s Soccer ...

Loeffler Field Vandalized

Loeffler Field Vandalized

November 18, 2010

Staples' Loeffler Field was vandalized at some time before school on Nov. 18 when an as yet unknown individual or group of individuals forced open a gate and drove a car over the field, destroying several large areas of grass. As of yet, police do not have any information as to who committed the act of vandalism. "It's cowardly ...

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