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Petition for track to be named after coach Lawrence

Petition for track to be named after coach Lawrence

Lily Caplan '22, Staff Writer

October 19, 2019

Andrew Colabella, a representative of RTM district four, created a petition two weeks ago to name the new Staples track after Laddie Lawrence ’64, head coach of boys’ cross country and indoor and outdoor track and field. The petition on change.org has over 1,000 signatures. Colabella requested...

Boys’ soccer shows tenacity versus Wilton

Boys’ soccer shows tenacity versus Wilton

Brendan Massoud, Sports Editor

October 18, 2015

On Saturday, Oct. 17, the Wreckers boys soccer team was defeated by the Wilton High School Warriors 2-1 in an enthralling matchup on Loeffler Field. The contest was highly anticipated given that the Warriors had beaten the Wreckers 1-0 last season. Staples was a solid 6-1-4 going into the game, thi...

Laddie Lawrence inducted into Coaches Hall of Fame

Laddie Lawrence inducted into Coaches Hall of Fame

Alex Spadacenta, Staff Writer

March 26, 2015

On Tuesday, March 24, it was announced that longtime Staples cross country and track coach John “Laddie” Lawrence will be initiated into the National High School Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame (NHSACA). The former Staples teacher and highly praised coach is one of 30 being recognized from a total of 16 states by NHSACA, which was ...

Hannah DeBalsi races to sports person of the year

Hannah DeBalsi races to sports person of the year

Taylor Harrington, Breaking News Editor

September 19, 2014

Hannah DeBalsi ’16, Staples varsity runner and national two-mile champion, came home from her Nike Elite camp this summer to a phone call from the Fairfield County Sports Commission. She was happily crowned Westport’s “Sports Person of the Year.” Amanda Morgan, Debalsi’s cross country coach...

Q&A with Poet Katie Lawrence

Q&A with Poet Katie Lawrence

April 26, 2011

Q: What is your book about?    A: It’s about anorexia nervosa and my struggle through it and how I found my voice through poetry therapy. Things that I couldn’t say out loud, that I couldn’t find a voice for, I was able to find voice for in poetry therapy and was able to express my ...

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