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Movement to ban racist mascots will satisfy in the upcoming future

Movement to ban racist mascots will satisfy in the upcoming future

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...

Girls’ rugby team hopes for a great season

Girls’ rugby team hopes for a great season

Amanda Rowan '22 and Charlotte Smith '21

March 23, 2020

CIAC shuts down state tournament, disregards years of work

CIAC shuts down state tournament, disregards years of work

Marina Engler '21

March 23, 2020

Amid the pandamonium surrounding coronavirus, the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) has decided to proceed with caution and cancel the remainder of all state tournaments. This was a careless decision that does not take into account the very athletes who are participating in the to...

Spring pep rally possibility excites students; appreciates all sports

Spring pep rally possibility excites students; appreciates all sports

Giselle Oldani '22 and Natasha Taubenheim '22

March 16, 2020

Girls’ basketball dominates Kennedy in States

Girls’ basketball dominates Kennedy in States

Jack Lev '20 and Ella Stoler '22

March 11, 2020

Winter sports tournaments canceled due to COVID-19 threat

Winter sports tournaments canceled due to COVID-19 threat

Molly Gold '21, Paper News Editor

March 10, 2020

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) has canceled all remaining state tournament games due to concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19.  In an email sent out by the CIAC on March 10, the organization stated that many teams and neutral sites had already pulled out of the tourna...

Girls’ basketball team comes close to big FCIAC win

Girls’ basketball team comes close to big FCIAC win

Charley Guthartz '22

March 9, 2020

The girls’ basketball FCIAC championship game was a true nailbiter but the team took a hard loss again against Ridgefield with a final score of 50-46 going into double overtime.  “It was a really intense and stressful situation. We started off very weak and the other time started off really strong,...

Neglected sport deserves recognition

Neglected sport deserves recognition

Betti Kobak '22

February 11, 2020

Sports practices and games are the daily rituals for many students at Staples, and our community takes them extremely seriously. Staples offers a large variety of different sports, but there are no longer just the classic football and soccer options there used to be. Times are evolving, and so is the pop...

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