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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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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 ...

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...

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

Female athletics at Staples is a part of worldwide increase in girls participation.
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 students at Staples grew up in an era where girls are not only allowed, but encouraged to participate i...

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 45 minutes left in the period, athletes are let off the hook and are free to leave school early as t...

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 school. Student athletes already have a lot to balance, so if they had the option to use their gym peri...

Committed Athletes Row Their Way to College

Photo from @saugatuckrowingandfitness Instagram page

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 Rowing Club (SRC) practice year round, both in the water and on land, to train for recreational and competitive rowing. ...

National Signing Day: Staples HS Edition

National Signing Day: Staples HS Edition

February 27, 2017

By: Cate Casparius ...

Winter sports gear up for strong seasons

Winter sports gear up for strong seasons

December 16, 2016

By: Rebecca Rawiszer Boys basketball: After a 7-13 season in 2015, the Staples boys’ basketball team is looking to bounce back this year. Despite the loss of a few remarkable players such as Dylan Dreyfuss ’16, Jared Vishno ’16 and Ben Casparius ’17, Captain Justin Seideman ‘17 is staying optimistic. ...

Nutrition enhances performances of teen athletes

Clinical nutritionist Donna Brown speaking at the Westport Public Library.

Ashton Dedona, Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

Clinical nutritionist Donna Brown and principal of Nutrition Kitchen talked to Westport parents at the Westport public library on March 29th about healthy nutrition and diets for teen athletes. Brown’s goal is to make sure young athletes are performing at their best. A study was shown between two hockey teams...

5 Reasons For and Against Attending Morning Practices

5 Reasons For and Against Attending Morning Practices

Josiah Tarrant, Staff Writer

March 31, 2016

When the clock in the locker-room strikes 5:21 a.m., I, along with many other Staples athletes, am preparing for a morning practice. While the rest of Staples is asleep in cozy, comfy beds, this select group of swimmers, baseball players and hockey players are pushing themselves to their mental and ...

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