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Staples Cross Country’s outstanding performance at Wickham Park

Staples Cross Country’s outstanding performance at Wickham Park

Francesca Truitt, Staff Writer

October 21, 2014

Following an undefeated dual meet season, the boys’ Cross Country team continued their season with an invitational at Wickham Park this past Saturday. This invitational was no different from the boys’ past races in that they had much success: Varsity took home the winning title, JV placed second and f...

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...

For Tyler Scanlin, dedication pays off

For Tyler Scanlin, dedication pays off

Jenna McNicholas, Staff Writer

June 20, 2014

While Tyler Scanlin has always appreciated the invincible feeling of propelling herself around the deep blue rubber track, she truly fell in love with running and the endless possibilities it presented at the New England’s championships in 2014. Scanlin beat her personal record in the 600-meter indoor...

Boys and Girls Track and Field Shine in FCIAC Championships

Boys and Girls Track and Field Shine in FCIAC Championships

May 30, 2011

On May 24, the boys and girls varsity track teams competed in the FCIAC championships at Danbury High School. The girls placed 3rd while the boys took 2nd in a tough meet with especially fierce competition. “Going into the meet I believed that the only teams that were capable of beating us were Danbury an...

Surviving the Cut

Surviving the Cut

May 18, 2011

In the mind of an athlete, it is a tragedy that is on par with a natural disaster. For anyone who has ever played a sport competitively, the fear of being cut is one of the most abhorred aspects of all of sports. At Staples, the decision of whether or not to cut varies on a team-by-team basis, with the ...

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