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NCAA new rule change is just the start of what’s to come for college athletes

Samantha Felner '22 and Jack Lev '20

May 30, 2020

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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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Staples sports teams assist community in times of need

Staples wrestling team captains Nick Augari ’22 and Gerard Dallen ’22 deliver Feed It Forward donations to Norwalk Hospital.

Ella Stoler '22 and Shira Zeiberg '22, Broadcast Director and Assistant Business Manager

May 16, 2020

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Quarantine brings new fitness opportunities

The Staples girls’ lacrosse team participates on Monday April 27 in the #LastShift2020 Virtual 5k Challenge. Student-athletes are taking charge and taking one last shift into April to be the difference for cancer patients who are at high risk of getting COVID-19.

Lexie Moskovit ’21

May 14, 2020

Due to COVID-19, teens have been taking up new activities while being stuck in quarantine. Many have found exercising as a way to step away from T.V and bed to stay active. With sports postponed and gyms closed, spring sports teams and students are keeping active in various ways. Many adults and...

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...

Professional athletes prove to be much more than entertainment

Provide a graphic credit for your multimedia: Athletes are finding new ways to inspire with coronavirus relief.

Jake Navarro ’20

May 5, 2020

I was in physics when the news that we would be living under a quarantine broke out. At first, joy was the first emotion I experienced. Later that week, I realized that the quarantine life was overrated. While each person is struggling with their own personal losses, professional sports has also been something ...

‘The Last Dance’ provides reprieve for sports fans worldwide

With two episodes each Sunday for the next five weeks, sports fans have something to look forward to in the short-term.

Ethan Frank ’20

April 27, 2020

On the day LeBron James and the Cavaliers celebrated the first championship in Cleveland in over 50 years, Michael Jordan finally agreed to make a documentary using footage very little people had seen. After winning five championships in seven years, the 1997-1998 Chicago Bulls allowed a film crew to...

Unification fills the air as sports teams come together during COVID-19

The girls’ lacrosse team gathered on Zoom on April 2 to catch up and share what they’ve been doing during this unprecedented time. The team meeting was led by the three captains: Kyle Kirby ’20, Kathleen Cozzi ’20 and Jane Lukens ’20.

Maya Reiner ’21

April 24, 2020

As the flowers blossom and Westporters come out of hibernation, spring sports teams start and highschoolers get a rush of excitement to embark on their sports. But for the student-athletes this year, this excitement was taken away very shortly due to COVID-19. Despite the teams not being together, sports...

Spring sports postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak

The Staples boys' baseball won FCIAC and the state championship last year.

Grady Narang '20

March 30, 2020

With the recent outbreak of COVID-19, the spring sports season will be postponed for all schools across Connecticut. Governor Lamont ordered all schools to be closed until at least April 20 as the final date back is to be determined. As the decision affects all grades, seniors are left heartbroken wi...

Olympics could be postponed, students react

The summer Olympics was supposed to start July 23, 2020, but there is uncertainty if it will happen at all.

Jacob Greenberger '22

March 30, 2020

Olympic qualifying across different sports and regions around the world continues to be suspended due to increasing concerns over coronavirus. The men’s soccer qualifiers were the first to be canceled by the Olympic committee in what is now a very long list of postponed or suspended events. The 2020 Olympics i...

Transgenderism in sports and the importance of creating clear regulation

Transgenderism in sports has sparked many controversial debates as it touches upon a sensitive subject that is not widely spoken about.

Emily Stone '20, Business Director

March 28, 2020

Next month, the Connecticut Republican Party is supposed to honor three students that are suing their high schools to prevent transgender and transexual athletes from participating in girls’ sports. Although Connecticut is a state that promotes inclusion and integration, this topic has become highly...

Movement to ban racist mascots will satisfy in the upcoming future

Countless organizations, including Dartmouth College, Stanford University, the Kansas City Chiefs, Clevland Indians, Golden State Warriors and Manchester High School have changed their outright derogatory mascots shown here. Each mascot has been changed into things with no offense to any specific ethnic group.

Samantha Felner '22, Paper Opinions Editor

March 25, 2020

Dartmouth College, The Chiefs, Stanford University, Golden-State Warriors, and Manchester High School. What do each of these have in common? Each of these sports teams, colleges, and high schools have rightfully altered their team names and mascots to be politically correct. In the type of society that...

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