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Weighing the pros/cons of playing club sports during the offseason

Weighing the pros/cons of playing club sports during the offseason

May 31, 2017

By: Kayal Sirlin '19 After months of training in anticipation, the time has finally come to show your skills. This is the one week that determines if your hard work has paid off. Whether you’re an incoming freshman hoping to make the team for the first time, or a sophomore or junior pushing to ...

Two cheerleading coaches leave marking team’s fourth coaching change in four years

Two cheerleading coaches leave marking team’s fourth coaching change in four years

May 3, 2017

Head cheerleading coach Jeannie Holst and assistant coach Linda Guddemi stepped down from coaching, following the 2016 2017 cheerleading season. Both Holst and Guddemi left the team to pursue other job opportunities outside of the state. Jenna Doran ’18, a member of the cheerleading team, noted man...

Rec Coaching Styles Stir Up Controversy

Rec Coaching Styles Stir Up Controversy

January 18, 2017

By: Shane Rabacs Rec basketball is a game enjoyed by many students at Staples. It is an opportunity to play basketball with their friends. Parent coaches are necessary for the program to run smoothly.  While parent coaches  support the players by providing supervision and instruction do some go ...

Brenden Price thrives for greatness

Brenden Price thrives for greatness

Ben Foster, Assistant Business Manager

January 21, 2016

On the pitch there are 11 possible positions. For the most part, there are usually a couple defenders, midfielders and forwards during a match. But one position that has no flexibility is goalkeeper. When Brenden Price ’16 started kicking around a soccer ball at the age of five, there weren’t any p...

Wrestling head coach terminated following arrest

Wrestling head coach terminated following arrest

Claire Dinshaw, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015

David Bernstein, who recently started his fourth season as head coach of the Wrecker’s wrestling team, was removed from his position Saturday, Dec. 5 after being arrested by the Westport Police Department on a narcotics charge earlier that morning. According to the Westport Police report, Bernstein was pulled over in Fairfield for erratic operation of a ...

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