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The exact borders of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is continuing to be reassessed from a variety of perspectives, with some officials and CIAC executives acknowledging the ambiguity of the term “sex” in Title IX. Others protest that transgender women do not belong in women’s sports because it violates the Amendment.

Connecticut lawsuit regarding rights of transgender high school athletes dismissed

Morgan Han-Lemus ’23, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

U.S. District Court Judge Robert Chatigny dismissed a case that attempted to prevent transgender athletes from competing in girls high school sports in Connecticut on April 25.  The case was made in...

The Staples girls basketball team celebrating after upsetting Norwalk on the road.

Athletes not letting COVID-19 stop them from staying fit

Cameron Manna ’21 December 15, 2020

In a normal year, high school winter athletes would be kicking off their seasons this month, but with COVID-19, nothing has been near normal. The CIAC Executive Director Glenn Lugarini postponed the start...

Some swimmers unable to practice with their club teams are signing up for an hour of lane time at Velo-CT, a pool located in Norwalk, Connecticut. This allows them to continue their training and perfect their technique in the water.

Athlete training altered following Lamont’s announcement

Abbie Goldstein ’22 December 7, 2020

Anxious athletes are scrambling to find places to train following Governor Lamont’s announcement that all club and other team sports must pause all activities until Jan. 19. With high school practices...

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

Professional athletes prove to be much more than entertainment

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....

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

Transgenderism in sports and the importance of creating clear regulation

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....

Staples athletes lead by example in support of girls’ participation in sports

Staples athletes lead by example in support of girls’ participation in sports

Madison Andrews , Paper Sports Editor January 5, 2020

Imagine a place where women do not play sports, are not expected to play and ultimately are not able to participate. This is a world in which many Staples female athletes would not want to be a part. All...

Athletes take too many early dismissals

Athletes take too many early dismissals

October 17, 2018

By Elle Fair '19   It’s 1:30 p.m. and the athletes dressed in their blue and white uniforms begin packing up their bags and leaving the classroom right in the middle of a new lesson. With...

Give athletes a break: sports should substitute for gym credit

Give athletes a break: sports should substitute for gym credit

October 4, 2018

Emma Van Riper ’20   Due to the countless hours of practice and games after school, athletes should be able to use their sports towards their gym credit so that they can accomplish more in...

Photo from @saugatuckrowingandfitness Instagram page

Committed Athletes Row Their Way to College

November 20, 2017

By: Amanda Kaplowitz '19 Hard work, dedication and commitment are traits required of almost every athlete in order to succeed in their sports. Rowing is no exception. Members of the Saugatuck...

National Signing Day: Staples HS Edition

National Signing Day: Staples HS Edition

February 27, 2017

By: Cate Casparius

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