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Winter and spring athletes adapt to altered season

Winter and spring athletes adapt to altered season

Katie Simons ’22, News Editor January 23, 2021

In a normal winter, Mckenzie Didio ’22 would be spending her days after school at basketball practice. From December until the end of February, her focus would be solely on basketball. However, this...

Indoor track preseason has been abiding by all of the regulations that they must follow this season. Runners wear masks when practicing and social distance when necessary.

CIAC allows for the start of winter sports with heavy regulations

Emily Goldstein ’23 January 20, 2021

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) confirmed on Jan. 14 that school winter sports will be starting on Jan. 19. CIAC announced that all low, moderate and high risk sports will be...

Captain Victor Sarrazin ’21 on a 1-on-1 breakaway with the goalie.

Staples boys’ hockey players ecstatic about the upcoming season

Max Dorsey ’21 January 19, 2021

The fate of Staples boys’ hockey season was decided on the morning of Jan. 15. The news is in: the season is a go. The Staples boys’ hockey season has been in question for quite some time. With...

Some swimmers unable to practice with their club teams are signing up for an hour of lane time at Velo-CT, a pool located in Norwalk, Connecticut. This allows them to continue their training and perfect their technique in the water.

Athlete training altered following Lamont’s announcement

Abbie Goldstein ’22 December 7, 2020

Anxious athletes are scrambling to find places to train following Governor Lamont’s announcement that all club and other team sports must pause all activities until Jan. 19. With high school practices...

Lucas Basich ’21 was named a captain for this upcoming season. He has been an integral part of the team for the last two years.

Boys’ basketball prepares for a different season

Jake Gersh ’21 December 7, 2020

The Staples boys’ basketball team is preparing for anything in a season filled with uncertainty. Recently, it was announced that the season would look a little differently than expected. In mid-November,...

CIAC cancels winter sports, leaves students disappointed

Lily Caplan ’22 and Hannah Kail ’22 November 26, 2020

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As of Nov. 17, the CIAC has postponed winter sports until Jan. 19, which can potentially be pushed back further depending on Connecticut’s COVID cases in the following months.

CIAC winter sports decision distressing, yet necessary

Anastasia Thumser ’22 November 23, 2020

It’s that time of year again to lace up my spikes, bond with fellow athletes over pre-race stress and sprint around various tri-state area tracks that share an identical rubber scent. No matter the results,...

The CIAC delayed the winter sports season until Jan. 19, 2021 after a rise in COVID cases statewide to ensure the safety of all students.

CIAC postpones the winter season until Jan. 19

Gabriella Gerig ’23 November 23, 2020

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) announced on Nov. 17 that the high school winter sports season will be postponed until Jan. 19, 2021. With a rise in COVID-19 cases across the...

The girls’ basketball team finished their 2019-2020 season with an overall record of 18-2. After losing five seniors, this team has been working hard this off season to have another dominant season.

Winter sports athletes respond to CIAC announcement

Jess Leon ’22 November 23, 2020

In a year full of uncertainties, the athletes of Staples High School hoped their sports season would carry on as normal. But the CIAC recently announced their decision to postpone winter sports until Jan....

Staples cheerleaders wearing gameday uniforms on the football field sideline during a Friday night game at Norwalk High School.

Discomfort prevails in cheer game-day uniforms

Amanda Rowan '22 March 10, 2020

Whether it’s a girl decked out in a full cheerleading uniform: skirt and bow, or a boy wearing a suit and tie, Staples students aim to stand out on game days. But whether it is 80 degrees or in the low...

Girls’ ice hockey skates into a new season

Girls’ ice hockey skates into a new season

January 11, 2018

By Nicky Brown '19 and Amanda Kaplowitz '19

Why I’ll never ski again

Why I’ll never ski again

Caroline Lane , Staff Writer December 21, 2014

To this day I solemnly swear that I will never like skiing. As much as someone tells of the rush they feel as they glide down or the feeling they get as they soar up in the air in a ski lift, I will never...

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