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Quarantine brings new fitness opportunities

The Staples girls’ lacrosse team participates on Monday April 27 in the #LastShift2020 Virtual 5k Challenge. Student-athletes are taking charge and taking one last shift into April to be the difference for cancer patients who are at high risk of getting COVID-19.

Lexie Moskovit ’21

May 14, 2020

Due to COVID-19, teens have been taking up new activities while being stuck in quarantine. Many have found exercising as a way to step away from T.V and bed to stay active. With sports postponed and gyms closed, spring sports teams and students are keeping active in various ways. Many adults and...

Unification fills the air as sports teams come together during COVID-19

The girls’ lacrosse team gathered on Zoom on April 2 to catch up and share what they’ve been doing during this unprecedented time. The team meeting was led by the three captains: Kyle Kirby ’20, Kathleen Cozzi ’20 and Jane Lukens ’20.

Maya Reiner ’21

April 24, 2020

As the flowers blossom and Westporters come out of hibernation, spring sports teams start and highschoolers get a rush of excitement to embark on their sports. But for the student-athletes this year, this excitement was taken away very shortly due to COVID-19. Despite the teams not being together, sports...

Longshore: our last hope

The Longshore golf course still remains open despite social distancing practicing during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Grady Narang '20, Staff Writer

April 6, 2020

The average 18-hole golf course is 6,500 yards. That's four miles of open land in the vicinity of practically every town in Fairfield County, let alone Connecticut. Golf courses attract millions of people who play the sport competitively, or those who just want to get out of the house on a weekend....

Spring sports postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak

The Staples boys' baseball won FCIAC and the state championship last year.

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...

Staples will have girls’ rugby team this upcoming year

The boys’ rugby team has an offensive play during a game versus Greenwich.

Siri Kanter '20, Associate Managing Editor

December 6, 2019

Staples will have a girls’ rugby team this upcoming spring sports season. The team will be coached by Cassie Bishop, who plays for one of the strongest womens' rugby programs in Connecticut throughout the fall and has coached youth programs for upwards of four years.  Sophie Lynch ’21, who has grown up in a fa...

No time for stopping: multi-sport captains encounter a rapid transition into next season

Senior students, athletes, and leaders shown as they participated in their fall sports (Ben Howard, Jake Thaw, Abby Carter). From this week on, they will be making large transitions into their winter sport, all ready and excited to begin.

Samantha Felner '21, Paper Opinions Editor

December 6, 2019

As the fall sport season closes, captains and athletes encounter a speedy transition into their winter sport. Many teams just recently ended their journeys, and multi-sport captains and athletes must now face a quick turnaround, and in some cases an overlap, with their winter sport pre-seasons and tryo...

Wreckers fall to Wilton in a clash of FCIAC top seeds

Shira Parower '21 looks to set up a play during the game.

Daniel Harizman ’19, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

As the clouds began to gather in the sky and the fading window of light sealed above Lilly Field in Wilton, the Staples girls’ varsity lacrosse team fell to the Wilton Warriors 9-6, pushing the Wreckers’ record to 11-2 on the season. With goals from captain Elle Fair ’19, Shira Parower ’21 and...

Green juice taste test: spring into the juice trend

Green juice taste test: spring into the juice trend

Nicky Brown '19 and Amanda Kaplowitz '19

April 7, 2019

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