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Athletes engender empowerment in Westport’s annual triathlon

Athletes engender empowerment in Westport’s annual triathlon

Lauren Hassell ’22, Web Features Editor

September 21, 2019

At the waterline of Compo Beach in Westport, over 200 athletes charged into the Long Island Sound and began the annual 2019 Fairfield County Bank Westport Kiwanis Triathlon on Sept. 8, 2019. The participants were prepared for the 0.5-mile swim, 5.5-mile bike ride and a 2.2-mile run that constituted the event...

Saugatuck Rowing team prepares for San Diego regatta

Saugatuck Rowing team prepares for San Diego regatta

Kaela Dockray ’20 and Layla Wofsy ’19

March 21, 2019

Saugatuck Rowing Club races at the San Diego Crew Classic

Saugatuck Rowing Club races at the San Diego Crew Classic

April 3, 2018

By Alex Sprouls '19 The Saugatuck Rowing Club’s first varsity 8+ and second varsity 8+ boys’ and girls’ teams traveled to San Diego during the weekend of March 24 to compete in their first race this year, the annual San Diego Crew Classic. “The Crew Classic is a super nice transition from...

Running to reach the finish line

Running to reach the finish line

June 7, 2017

By: Kayla Sirlin ’19 and Anna Rhoads ’19 Dedication, self-discipline, and grit are just a few of the qualities required of anyone crazy enough to tackle the daunting marathon. Originating from Ancient Greece, the 26.2 mile distance was inspired by Pheidippides 26 mile trek to announce the defeat...

White privilege essay contest creates controversy in the Westport community

White privilege essay contest creates controversy in the Westport community

Ashton Dedona '17, Arts page editor

February 2, 2017

By Ashton Dedona '17 A local essay contest graced the headlines of Fox News, NY Daily News and CBS News, among other prominent national publications, on January 31, stirring further controversy within Staples and the town of Westport. The essay contest is run annually by Westport’s diversity coun...

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