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Westport gymnasts qualify for New England Regionals

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Westport’s Simon Sandrew, a student at Saugatuck Elementary School, and Geoffrey Keeton, a student at Coleytown Middle School, placed at the Connecticut State Gymnastics Championships on March 17 in Plantsville. Keeton placed second on the floor exercise and high bar, and was fourth on pommel horse, vault and rings. Keeton earned fourth place in the […] [Read More]
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Westport’s DiBartolomeo lauded by NABC

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University of Rochester senior guard John DiBartolomeo, of Westport, was one of eight players named First Team All-American by members of the National Association of Basketball Coaches. DiBartolomeo led Rochester in scoring (22.6 points per game), rebounding (5.7), assists (5.3) and steals (2.0) this season. The Yellowjackets went 22-5 overall and 10-4 in the University […] [Read More]
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GFA boys basketball team reels in honors

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Greens Farms Academy senior forward Sean Obi was named NEPSAC Class C Player of the Year in boys basketball, it was announced Tuesday. The 6-foot-9 Obi led the Dragons to a 24-2 record and their first Fairchester Athletic Association and New England titles this season. Senior guard Hunter Eggers was named to the All-New England […] [Read More]
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U11 Westport Blue wins at Invitational Soccer Tournament

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The boys U11 Westport Blue team won a division championship at the 33rd annual Westport Invitational Soccer Tournament, held March 16-17 at Staples High School. The tournament included 116 teams from Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York with divisions ranging from boys and girls U9 to U19. Westport Blue’s roster included Emerson Anvari, David Basich, Ben […] [Read More]
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Staples’ Rankowitz leads Charter Oak in All-Star Game

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Peter Rankowitz, a senior guard at Staples High, scored five points to help lead Team Charter Oak to a 113-91 win over Team Constitution in the Class LL/L All-Star Game on Wednesday in Meriden. Ridgefield’s Kurt Steidl, a Vermont University-bound forward, recorded a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Steidl hit three first 3-pointers […] [Read More]
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DiBartolomeo named District II Player of the Year

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University of Rochester senior guard John DiBartolomeo, of Westport, was selected as the District II (East Region) men’s basketball Player of the Year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches. DiBartolomeo was also named the University Athletic Association Player of the Year, as well as the ECAC Upstate New York Player of the Year. A […] [Read More]
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Staples alum named finalist for Josten’s Trophy

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University of Rochester guard John DiBartolomeo has been named a finalist for the Josten’s Trophy, one of the most pretigious awards for a Division-III basketball player. A native of Westport and an alum of Staples High School, DiBartolomeo led Rochester to a share of the UAA men’s title (21-4, 10-4 conference) and is averaging 22.6 […] [Read More]
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Water Rats swim to strong finish at Connecticut YMCA championships

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The Westport Weston Family Y Water Rats had an impressive showing last weekend in the 12-and-under division of the Connecticut YMCA Swimming and Diving championships. Of the 10 YMCA teams represented last Saturday and Sunday at East Hartford High School, the 9-and-10 boys had the best finish, taking first in their age group. The 8-and-under […] [Read More]
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