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Westport PAL cheerleading suffers from lack of volunteers

Lily Klau ’23, Features Paper Editor September 27, 2021

Westport Police Athletic League (PAL) cheerleading is unable to field teams for the 2021 season because they cannot find parent volunteers, which is crucial for coaching, fundraising and coordinating of...

Superfan Captains lead the school spirit at all school sporting events. Here they rally the fan section at the last Staples football game on Sept. 17 vs St. Joseph. The Wreckers lost 35-14.

Return of sports traditions reinforces sense of community

Jess Leon ’22, Staff Writer September 23, 2021

Last year’s sports season was full of missed opportunities and empty crowds. This year, however, Staples students are making up for it by spending weekday afternoons and Friday nights going with groups...

Photo of Anna Pan  ’22 fencing for her club team. She is one of the four staples students to bring fencing to staples.

Fencing team embarks on new journey

Charley Guthartz , Paper Opinions Editor September 23, 2021

Fencing is not a typical high school sport. But four Staples students, Anna Pan ’22, Gleb Syomichev ’23, Max Piterbarg ’24 and PJ (Peter) Loranger ’24, came together to create Staples’ first...

Wreckers beat Trumbull in home opener football game

Wreckers beat Trumbull in home opener football game

Hannah Kail ’22, Staff Writer September 19, 2021

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The Wreckers hit the field for the first home scrimmage of the 2021 football season.

Wreckers defeat McMahon

Jalen St.Fortt September 19, 2021

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Staples offense battles for a shot on goal in Wilton territory in an effort to increase their 2-1 lead.

Wilton field hockey stumps Staples ending in a 2-2 overtime draw

Caroline Coffey '22, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

The Staples girls’ field hockey team tied Wilton 2-2 in their first major trial of the season on Sept. 14. Wilton forced the game into an overtime defensive showdown with a late goal in the fourth quarter.  The...

Fans of all ages, from player’s parents to packs of Staples students, came out to support the boys’ soccer team. Many players afterwards felt the crowd played a vital role in their victory.

Staples boys’ soccer takes home first victory of the ’21 season

Madeline Michalowski ’22, Assistant Creative Director September 13, 2021

The Staples boys’ soccer team dominated their opening game against Ridgefield High School on Sept. 10. Scoring consistently throughout the two halves, the Wreckers were able to bring home a 5-0 win on...

Fall sports preseason begins in August with the first games beginning in the latter part of September or beginning of October.

Fall sports captains develop summer training schedules

Jess Leon ’22, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

As the weather begins to get warmer and the spring sports seasons come to an end, students begin transitioning into their summer mindset. Yet, fall athletes can't completely dissociate into summer mode,...

Linnea Jagenberg ’21, Lizzie Kuendorf ’22 and Leni Lemcke ’22 all scored birdies in their victory against St. Joe’s while Keeva Boyle ’23 scored an eagle. The girls received flamingo and parrot prizes in recognition of their accomplishments. (Pictured left to right) Linnea Jagenberg ’21, Lizzie Kuendorf ’22, Leni Lemcke ’22, Keeva Boyle ’23 Merin McCallum ’21, Kathleen Coffee ’24

Girls’ golf secures spot in FCIACs with close victory against St. Joe’s

Karina Murray ’22, Associate Managing Editor June 8, 2021

In a 185-181 victory over St. Joe’s on May 27, the girls’ golf team secured a spot in the Fairfield County Interscholastic Conference (FCIACs) competition. “I am so happy with how our team played,”...

Staples girls’ track placed and scored in several events at FCIACs on May 24. This is their first time placing in six years. They hope to further qualify in States and States Open in the upcoming weeks.

Girls’ track secures spot in States after placing in FCIACs

Alexandra Glickman ’23, Web Features Editor June 2, 2021

Despite the late start to the season due to COVID, Staples girls’ track proved their abilities at Fairfield County Interscholastic Conference (FCIACs ) on Tuesday, May 24. All season, teams look forward...

The Longshore Golf Course is a public golf course in Westport where town residents can pay to hit at the driving range or play a round of golf. The Staples golf team practices at the course four days a week, playing nine holes.

Boys’ golf match comes down to last stroke

Aidan Rogers ’22, Staff Writer May 28, 2021

Staples boys’ golf team tied number one ranked Greenwich with a score of 149, playing their home course at Longshore Golf Course on Tuesday, May 25. The match came down to a potential winning putt...

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