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Spring sports postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak

Spring sports postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak

Grady Narang '20

March 30, 2020

With the recent outbreak of COVID-19, the spring sports season will be postponed for all schools across Connecticut. Governor Lamont ordered all schools to be closed until at least April 20 as the final date back is to be determined. As the decision affects all grades, seniors are left heartbroken wi...

Olympics could be postponed, students react

Olympics could be postponed, students react

Jacob Greenberger '22

March 30, 2020

Olympic qualifying across different sports and regions around the world continues to be suspended due to increasing concerns over coronavirus. The men’s soccer qualifiers were the first to be canceled by the Olympic committee in what is now a very long list of postponed or suspended events. The 2020 Olympics i...

Transgenderism in sports and the importance of creating clear regulation

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. Although Connecticut is a state that promotes inclusion and integration, this topic has become highly...

Movement to ban racist mascots will satisfy in the upcoming future

Movement to ban racist mascots will satisfy in the upcoming future

Samantha Felner '22, Paper Opinions Editor

March 25, 2020

Dartmouth College, The Chiefs, Stanford University, Golden-State Warriors, and Manchester High School. What do each of these have in common? Each of these sports teams, colleges, and high schools have rightfully altered their team names and mascots to be politically correct. In the type of society that...

Girls’ rugby team hopes for a great season

Girls’ rugby team hopes for a great season

Amanda Rowan '22 and Charlotte Smith '21

March 23, 2020

CIAC shuts down state tournament, disregards years of work

CIAC shuts down state tournament, disregards years of work

Marina Engler '21

March 23, 2020

Amid the pandamonium surrounding coronavirus, the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) has decided to proceed with caution and cancel the remainder of all state tournaments. This was a careless decision that does not take into account the very athletes who are participating in the to...

Spring pep rally possibility excites students; appreciates all sports

Spring pep rally possibility excites students; appreciates all sports

Giselle Oldani '22 and Natasha Taubenheim '22

March 16, 2020

Girls’ basketball dominates Kennedy in States

Girls’ basketball dominates Kennedy in States

Jack Lev '20 and Ella Stoler '22

March 11, 2020

Winter sports tournaments canceled due to COVID-19 threat

Winter sports tournaments canceled due to COVID-19 threat

Molly Gold '21, Paper News Editor

March 10, 2020

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) has canceled all remaining state tournament games due to concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19.  In an email sent out by the CIAC on March 10, the organization stated that many teams and neutral sites had already pulled out of the tourna...

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