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Field hockey team advances to next round in states

Field hockey team advances to next round in states

November 15, 2019

The Staples girls’ field hockey team beat New Milford 4-1 in the first round of states on Nov. 13 at Ginny Parker Field. The Wreckers came into the tournament as the fourth seed while the Green Wave was the 13th seed. Jess Leon ’22 started the momentum of the game for the Wreckers. The Wreckers...

Postseason hairstyles promote team bonding and withhold tradition

Postseason hairstyles promote team bonding and withhold tradition

Amanda Rowan '22, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

Imagine walking through the hallways of school and seeing your peers’ hair dyed blue, or in mohawks or cornrows. While this may seem unconventional or strange for a typical high school, it becomes the norm as  as postseason games approach. Each year, Staples varsity sport teams decide on a fun hairstyle...

Staples field hockey shares FCIAC championship victory with Darien

Staples field hockey shares FCIAC championship victory with Darien

Kylie Cohen '20, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

The Staples girls’ field hockey team tied Darien 0-0 in the FCIAC championship game on Nov. 7.    The game went into sudden-death double overtime before the referees called it a draw.    “They’re both very good teams and they should have let them keep playing,” Justin Honig ’21 sai...

Staples boys’ tie last home game of the season

Staples boys’ tie last home game of the season
Wilton VS. Staples

Carson Kranz '21, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

The Staples Wreckers boys' soccer team took on Wilton at Wakeman Field on Monday, Oct. 27. In a close 1-1 game, neither team was able to come away with a win. Staples led by one goal to start the game by Benny Feuer '20, but it was not enough to secure a victory. ...

Staples soccer starts their road to the championship

Staples soccer starts their road to the championship

Jake Navarro '20

October 30, 2019

Once the final whistle blew for the Staples Wreckers boys’ soccer team vs. Wilton on Oct. 28, the regular season became an afterthought. All effort and energy will be put toward their first playoff game. In the final four games of the season, the Wreckers were able to collect three wins against...

Staples routs Westhill 7-0 on senior day

Staples routs Westhill 7-0 on senior day

Holden Cohen '20, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

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Staples girls’ soccer shuts out Westhill

Staples girls’ soccer shuts out Westhill

Carson Kranz '21

October 29, 2019

In a one sided match, the Staples girls’ soccer team shutout the visiting Westhill High School by a score of 7-0 on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Being senior day for Staples, they hoped to dominate and did nothing less in this shutout match. The result was helped by a stellar performance from captain Reese Sutter ’20, who had  4 assists.  Sta...

Staples girls volleyball team sweeps away St. Joes on senior night

Staples girls volleyball team sweeps away St. Joes on senior night

Kylie Cohen '20, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

The Staples girls’ volleyball team defeated St. Joseph,  3-1 on Oct. 23 at 7 p.m.    Captains Jane Van Arsdale ’20, Mallory Legg ’20, Brianna Dwyer ’20 and other seniors led their team to victory on senior night.    Van Arsdale contributed to her team greatly with 27 kills, 2 digs and 7 aces. Legg ...

Wreckers defeat the Cadets in a close matchup

Wreckers defeat the Cadets in a close matchup

Charlotte Smith '21, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

On Saturday Oct. 19 Staples boys' varsity soccer team faced off against St Joseph for their senior day game on Loeffler field. The Wreckers defeated the Cadets in a close game of 1-0.  The varsity team is now 7-4-3  

Wreckers dealt knock-out blow by North Haven

Wreckers dealt knock-out blow by North Haven

Ethan Frank '20, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

North Haven, Connecticut -- The Staples Wreckers suffered a 53-20 loss at the hands of the North Haven Indians and their Wing-T offense on Friday, Oct. 18 at Mike Vanacore Field.  The Wreckers fell behind 13-0 early, and then things went from bad to worse as a fumble on a poor exchange from Stap...

Separate locker rooms creates difficulty for Staples athletes

Separate locker rooms creates difficulty for Staples athletes

Jacob Greenberger '22, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

Every day I rush to the locker room in a hurry, searching anxiously for a spot to change, hoping that I will be on time to practice. I sprint down the stairs and through the door, jealous of the football players casually strolling to their designated locker room, with the security of knowing they have a place to change.  A change to t...

Autumn Smith continues to prove herself this season

Autumn Smith continues to prove herself this season

Ryan Thomas '22, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

Autumn Smith ’21 has impressed just about anyone who sees her play from the start of her varsity soccer career. The staples midfielder made varsity as a freshman and was named first team All-FCIAC her freshman and sophomore years.  Smith has started off the season hot, with 5 goals and 11 assist...

Staples football returns fresh from bye week

Staples football returns fresh from bye week

Jacob Greenberger '22, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

After a week off, the Staples boys’ football team returns to action this week with an away game against North Haven. However, the Wreckers used the bye week a little differently than most teams would. “A lot of teams in this league definitely would take their bye week to relax and recover, and maybe have shorter, lighter practices,” Nick Prior ՚22 said. “But t...

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