Block S
"Running is a road to self-awareness and reliance-you can push yourself to extremes and learn the harsh reality of your physical and mental limitations or coast quietly down a solitary path watching the earth spin beneath your feet. "
- Doris Brown Heritage, First woman to run sub 5-minute indoor mile. Read More...
Footlocker National Cross Country Championships
DeBalsi captures 2nd!!!
All American Hannah DeBalsi runs an outstanding race strategy maintaining composure early even though the race goes out hard, staying in contact and then turning it on late. Fantastic! Watch the race again on Flotrack

Race Photos from Milesplit
Westport News  Westport Daily  Minuteman
Footlocker Northeast Championships
DeBalsi and Hefnawy run strong, finish 3rd and 43rd;
Hannah advances to Footlocker Nationals!
New! Race video courtesy of Jeff Mitchell
New! More on MileSplit  New! Interview with Hannah
Results  The Hour  GameTimeCT
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Photo Credit: Sara Bassett
New England Championships
What a day for Staples Cross Country!!!
Girls 8th; Boys 10th

Hannah DeBalsi wins; sets course record!
Video from Greg Fisher
Boy's Results   Girl's Results
CT Post    GameTime   Westport News
Hannah DeBalsi,1st
Erika Hefnawy, 20th
Erin Munley, 132nd
Tyler Scanlin,142nd
Katharine Smith, 151st
Caroline Koenig, 184th
Angelee Parmar, 213th

Oliver Hickson, 18th
Peter Elkind, 49th
Jake Berman, 50th 
Daniel Landy, 164th
Victor Kolbin, 186th
Luis Cruz, 216th 
William McDonald, 227th

Hannah DeBalsi at 2013 New England Championships Photo Credit: Matt Smith

Boy's team at New Englands. Photo Credit: W.HIckson
CIAC Open Championships
Girls 3rd; Boys 5th
Hannah DeBalsi wins
Boy's Results   Girl's Results
CT Post  The Norwalk Hour
Photos    MySportsResults Flickr
CTXC Video by Greg Fisher

Hannah DeBalsi,1st
Erika Hefnawy, 12th
Tyler Scanlin,73rd
Angelee Parmar,74th
Erin Munley, 96th
Katharine Smith, 113rd
Caroline Koenig, 120th
Peter Elkind, 11th
Oliver Hickson, 19th
Jake Berman, 28th 
Luis Cruz, 45th 
Daniel Landy, 133rd
William McDonald, 155th
Chase Gornbein, 159th

Staples boys at CIAC Open Championships Photo Credit: W. Hickson

Staples Girls Varsity at CIAC Opens Photo Credit: W.Hickson

Class LL Championships
Boys 3rd; Girls 5th
Results   New Haven Register Photos
Westport News  The Norwalk Hour
Fantastic photos by Hickson, Stein & French
Video by Greg Fisher   Video by Emma Cataldo

Start of the Girl's CIAC Class LL Race Photo Credit: W. French

Start of the Boy's Class LL Race Photo Credit: W. Hickson
Freshman Invitational
At Danbury/Tarrywile Park

The start at the Freshman Invitational. Photo Credit: Dawn Shmaruk

JV Championships
At Bethel High School

FCIAC Championships
Girls 2nd; Boys 3rd
Hannah sets course record.
The Hour   GameTime    News Times 
Complete results

Start of the Girl's Varsity Race
Our All FCIAC Athletes
Girls  Boys
First Team
Hannah DeBalsi
Erica Hefnaway
Elisabeth French
2nd Team
Katharine Smith
Angelee Parmar
 Erin Munley
First Team
Oliver Hickson
 Peter Elkind
Chase Gornbein
2nd Team
 Jake Berman
Wickham Invitational
Girls and Boys Capture 3rd in Championship Races
Hannah DeBalsi wins girls race by 1:31!

Complete Results
Freshman Girls Boys
JV Girls Boys
Championship Girls Boys
Photos at Hartford Courant

Photos Thank you, Keith Stein & Ward French
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Championship Race- Boys Start
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Championship Race -Girls Start

Video Credit: Campbell Marsh

Wilton Invitational
Boys Win!!!
JV Second and Freshmen 6th

Complete Results  Photos
Boys win Wilton Invite
Varsity Boys at the start of the Wilton Invite
Photo Credit: Keith Stein
Stratton Brook Invitational
Varsity Results Boys Girls
JV Results Boys Girls
Freshman Boys Girls
Race Video Boys Girls
Staples girls finish second; boys finish third.
Hannah DeBalsi at Stratton Brook
DeBalsi sets new course record. Photo credit: Keith Stein

Of Interest
Alumni FootNotes
Our College Athletes
Season Info
Meet Day Essentials
Pre Meet Nutrition

Cross Country Awards
Block S Coaches Award
Erica Hefnawy
Peter Elkind  

Block S Most Valuable
Oliver Hickson
Hannah DeBalsi  

Scholar Athlete
Kellen Smithson
Peter Elkind  

Captains for 2014
Erica Hefnawy & Elisabeth French
Luiz Cruz, Ollie Hickson & Jake Berman

All FCIAC - 1st Team
Oliver Hickson  
Peter Elkind
Chase Gornbein
Hannah DeBalsi
Erica Hefnaway
Elisabeth French  

All FCIAC - 2nd Team
Katharine Smith
Angelee Parmar
Erin Munley
Jake Berman
All State
Hannah DeBalsi
Erica Hefnawy
Peter Elkind
Oliver Hickson  
All New England
Hannah DeBalsi
Erica Hefnawy
Peter Elkind
Oliver Hickson  
Wreckords & Awards

Laddie Lawrence- Head Boy's Coach
Amanda Parrish- Head Girl's Coach
Malcolm Watson - Assistant Coach
Caroline Koenig, Kellen Smithson,
Will McDonald, Peter Elkind