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So long Main Street, welcome Mahackeno

So long Main Street, welcome Mahackeno

Caroline O'Kane, Photo Editor

October 12, 2014

The day has finally come to say goodbye to what some call their home away from home on the Post Road in Westport and meet their new home off of exit 41 of the Merritt Parkway. Some expressed excitement, others sadness, and many have bittersweet feelings. Ninety years ago Westport introduced the YMCA,...

Mia Bullock dives her way into Staples’ history

Mia Bullock dives her way into Staples’ history

Jen Gouchoe, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

Most preschoolers would dread taking off their beloved life jackets and jumping into the deep end of the pool. For Mia Bullock ’16, this was no problem. Bullock went to preschool at the YMCA, which inspired her to pursue swimming. “At that time, I grew a fondness of the sport, and decided I wanted...

Westport kids race in the YMCA Strong Kids Triathlon

Westport kids race in the YMCA Strong Kids Triathlon

Caroline O’Kane, Staff Writer

September 22, 2014

The Staples parking lot was packed full with over 75 cars holding dedicated runners, bikers, and swimmers, all of whom were ready to participate in the seventh annual YMCA Strong Kids Triathlon this Sunday morning at 8:00 a.m. Rob Reeves, Chief Executive Officer of the Westport Y describes this event as ...

Staples Girls’ swim and dive sets records in season opener

Staples Girls’ swim and dive sets records in season opener

Anders Hovstadius, Staff Writer

September 16, 2014

This past Friday at the Staples pool, the girls’ Swimming and Diving team faced New Canaan and Trumbull for their first meet of the season. Going into the meet Captain Jordan Santarella said, “I felt really confident because this team has a lot of potential.” Having come in sixth place at...

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