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Author: Doug Bonjour

GFA boys basketball team reels in honors

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

U11 Westport Blue wins at Invitational Soccer Tournament

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

Staples’ Rankowitz leads Charter Oak in All-Star Game

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.

DiBartolomeo named District II Player of the Year

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

Staples alum named finalist for Josten’s Trophy

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

Water Rats swim to strong finish at Connecticut YMCA championships

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

Westport Weston Y holding triathlon

The Westport Weston Family Y will host its first Mossman Westport Y Indoor Triathlon on March 3. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.Conducted in partnership with Team Mossman Triathlon Club, the

Frusciante headed to Princeton

Staples High’s James Frusciante has zeroed in on a new home on the football field. The standout wide receiver committed to Princeton University last Wednesday after drawing interest from other Ivy

Staples all-state football players honored

Eight Staples High football players were honored at the Connecticut High School Coaches Association all-state football luncheon in Southington on Sunday. Seniors Chris Speer (offensive line), Jared

Staples cheerleading kicks off competitive season

The Staples High varsity cheerleading team kicked off its competitive season at the Oxford High School Spirit Spectacular on Saturday. The team finished sixth in its division. Senior Maddy Mann took