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On Sunday, March 17, the 4 by 800m relay competed. From left to right, Sarah Bogdan 26, Leigh Foran 24, Emma Morris 24 and Avery Kalter 27 were on the relay. They finished with a time of 10:17. Though their season record was 10:06, they finished in the top eight overall.

Girls’ Track travels to Adidas Nationals

Audrey Curtis ’25, Web Photostory Editor April 8, 2024

Beirne and her team huddle up moments before their competition. This helps the team settle their nerves.

Brenna Beirne ’25 demonstrates dedication to be synchronized skater

Ava Cordella ’24, Staff Writer February 16, 2022

A full-time synchronized skater and freshman student here at Staples, Brenna Beirne ’25 certainly has her hands full. Beirne started figure skating at just three years old after her dad, who has been...

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, Staff Writer 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...

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