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Longshore golf course opens with COVID-19 restrictions

Longshore golf course opens with COVID-19 restrictions

Graydon Narang '20, Staff Writer

May 18, 2020

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Coronavirus charity golf tournament gives hope for sports

Four of sports best athletes compete in golf match for charity.

Grady Narang '20

May 5, 2020

With the outbreak of COVID-19, sports across the country have been canceled and people have suffered from not being able to watch their favorite athletes compete. Sports serve as amain source of entertainment for millions of Americans and its absence has been difficult to ignore.   “I ho...

Longshore Golf Course and Compo Beach parking lots plan to reopen May 15

On May 15, Longshore Golf Courses and Compo Beach parking lots will be reopening for the public with restrictions.

Lucy Arrow '21, Paper Features Editor

April 30, 2020

As of May 15, Longshore Golf Course and Compo Beach parking lots will be reopening after their closure since March 14 in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19. Although these locations are reopening, restrictions are being placed to maintain safety. At the beach parking lots, the spaces avail...

Longshore: our last hope

The Longshore golf course still remains open despite social distancing practicing during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Grady Narang '20, Staff Writer

April 6, 2020

The average 18-hole golf course is 6,500 yards. That's four miles of open land in the vicinity of practically every town in Fairfield County, let alone Connecticut. Golf courses attract millions of people who play the sport competitively, or those who just want to get out of the house on a weekend....

[April 2017] Girls’ Golf tees up for another successful season

[April 2017] Girls' Golf tees up for another successful season

April 20, 2017

By: Olivia Ronca '18 Head coach Patty Kondub stands at the front of the classroom, looks out at the 20 girls currently signed up for tryouts and knows this could be yet another successful season for girls’ golf. Hesitant, yet excited, freshmen sit a few rows from the back, while returning players,...

Swinging for a championship: Staples Boys Golf Preview 2017

Dan Cozzi ’16 after a shot in the 2016 FCIAC tournament.

April 3, 2017

By: Nicole Dienst '18 and Nicole Shapiro '18 With an influx of interested freshman trying out for varsity, the boys’ golf team is expanding their skill set and attempting to earn more recognition from the Staples community. Golf is a very different sport compared to many other Staples spring spo...

Arnold Palmer’s death shakes Staples community

Arnold Palmer’s death shakes Staples community

Kit Epstein, Breaking News Managing Editor

September 27, 2016

Kit Epstein '17, Breaking News Managing Editor Arnold Palmer, four time winner of The Masters Golf Tournament and receiver of the 2004 Presidential Medal of Freedom, died at 87 due to heart complications in Pittsburgh on Sept. 25. According to CNN, Palmer won more than 90 golf tournaments and inspired...

Danny Willett scores first Masters while Jordan Spieth craves for a mulligan

Danny Willett scores first Masters while Jordan Spieth craves for a mulligan

Brett Franklin, Staff Writer

April 12, 2016

Possibly the biggest collapse in Masters history transpired in the final round on Sunday, April 10, which left many viewers stunned by the outcome. Going into the last day, Jordan Spieth was on top of the leaderboard, and continued to lead going into the back nine until he collapsed on holes 10, 11 and 12. ...

Girls golf swings into the new season

Girls golf swings into the new season

Tori Lubin, Staff Writer

March 31, 2016

While the end of winter brings flowers and a rise in temperature, it also brings the start of spring sports. Girls’ golf is swinging into the new season, preparing themselves for the competition that awaits them in the following weeks. Though the competition season has not officially started, the team had thei...

Griffin Thrush tees off for his last season as head of SuperFans

Griffin Thrush tees off for his last season as head of SuperFans

Jimmy Ray Stagg, Web Sports Editor

April 6, 2015

There are a select few people who have navy blue and white running through their veins. There are a select few who yearn for the feeling of the cool metal bleachers yet stand for the entirety of the gameplay. There are a select few people who rise above the rest as the ultimate fanatics. Each year two...

Bennewitz drives for success to close out her high-school career

Bennewitz drives for success to close out her high-school career

Talia Hendel, Web Sports Editor

April 6, 2015

Mary Bennewitz ’15 might just be the perfect mix of Tiger Woods and Hope Solo with her mad soccer skills and fierce shots on the golf course. As a successful soccer player and golfer, Bennewitz enjoys being a team player, as well as competing as an individual. “Golf is one of the sports where...

Alternative fantasy leagues are for real at Staples

Alternative fantasy leagues are for real at Staples

Jesse Greenspun, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

For many Staples students, the start of fall marks the beginning of the fantasy football season. Hours of valuable homework time are spent painstakingly analyzing projections for upcoming games, checking injury reports and finalizing the perfect lineup in order to obliterate their virtual competition. But...

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