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Staples takes a peek at winter sports

Running on the track (from left to right) Connor Teran ’17, Zak Ahmad ’17, James Lewis ’16 and Luis Cruz ’15 work on their times during varsity track’s practice. The team placed second in the recent FCIAC competition.

Chase Gornbein, Assistant Business Manager

November 13, 2014

This winter season, Staples sports are shaping up to feature some marquee teams that are looking to last deep into the post-season come championship time.   Girls’ and boys’ track and field   The Staples boys’ and girls’ indoor track teams are ready to tear up the track com...

Athletes debate the safety of turf fields

Athletes debate the safety of turf fields

Andrew Vester, Staff Writer

November 13, 2014

What does Jinny Parker field, Staples Stadium and the field at MetLife Stadium all have in common?  They’re made of turf, and they might be more dangerous than their grass counterparts. The turf fields located at Staples are crumb rubber fields, made up of reused, shredded tires.  A study conducted...

New Ebola preventative laid down in CT

New Ebola preventative laid down in CT

Jane Schutte, Web Features Editor

October 14, 2014

On Oct. 8, Gov. Dannel Malloy introduced an Ebola preemptive, granting public health officials the authority to quarantine any suspected persons infected with, exposed to, or showing symptoms of the Ebola virus. Since Thomas Eric Duncan’s account of Ebola, in Dallas, Texas, hospitals and health officers around the United States have been working day an...

Bridgeport schools depart the FCIAC

Cooper Boardman, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

Bridgeport high schools Harding and Bassick will be leaving the FCIAC at the end of the 2014 season to join the Constitution State Conference (CSC). “We were looking to get the athletic teams in these two schools on a more competitive level with the teams that they play,” Neil Kavey, Bridgeport...

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