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The Front Line of a Team’s Domination

The Front Line of a Team’s Domination

December 2, 2009

Brendan Rand ‘11 and Jeremy Dreyfuss ‘11 Staff Writers The shortest of them stands six feet tall and weighs 215 pounds. They cast long shadows in the hallways, and one immediately knows they play football. On the field, they fend off opposing defenders, allowing the offense to excel. They are one of the biggest reasons as to why Staples is currently undef...

Jets Keep Playoff Hopes Alive Against Panthers

Jets Keep Playoff Hopes Alive Against Panthers

November 30, 2009

Cole Tessler '11 Staff Writer The Jets finally ended their losing streak and revived playoff hopes with a win against the Panthers. Mark Sanchez had a solid performance throwing 13 -17 for 154 yards and was able to manage the game. However, there was a scary moment when Sanchez was holding his knee after an eight yard scramble. After a couple ...

Wreckers Ground the Cardinals and Keep State Hopes Alive

Wreckers Ground the Cardinals and Keep State Hopes Alive

November 28, 2009

JJ Clarke '12 A&E Editor Staples football played the Greenwich Cardinals in the Thanksgiving classic on Thursday. The Wreckers dominated the first half, leading 21-14, Staples looked as though they had their state playoff berth in the bag. Matt Kelly ’10, was giving the Wreckers a strong running game with three touchdowns, as well as the d...

Sixsmith’s Selection: Top Five Sportscasters

Sixsmith’s Selection: Top Five Sportscasters

November 25, 2009

D.J. Sixsmith Sports Editor The best part of watching sports game on TV is the announcers who call the game. Read More »...

Ranko’s Redemption; Wreckers Shock Bridgeport Central in FCIAC Championship Game

Ranko’s Redemption; Wreckers Shock Bridgeport Central in FCIAC Championship Game

November 24, 2009

D.J. Sixsmith Staff Writer Redemption was the story of Friday night’s FCIAC Championship game between Staples and Bridgeport Central as wide receiver Brendan Rankowitz caught the game winning 66-yard touchdown pass in the Wreckers unbelievable 14-10 victory over the Hilltoppers. Read More »...

Fall Sports Team Rituals

Fall Sports Team Rituals

November 24, 2009

Matt Hawes '10 Staff Writer Practice, hard work, communication, and commitment all leads to the success of a team, but when all else fails, Staples athletes turn towards their pre-game routines to prepare them for the game. Read More »...

Student Athletes Required To Take Physical Education

Student Athletes Required To Take Physical Education

November 24, 2009

Mel Mignucci '11 Video Editor Freshman, sophomore, and junior athletes, while getting much more exercise than the average student, still are mandated by the state to take physical education. Student athletes spend more time at school for classes, practices, and games than people w...

Post Season Ends for Girls Varsity Soccer

Post Season Ends for Girls Varsity Soccer

November 19, 2009

Dana Rappaport '11 Web Opinions Editor Thursday, Nov. 12, Staples girls varsity soccer completed their post-season against the undefeated Glastonbury Tomahawks in Glastonbury, CT. On Nov. 10, the varsity team upset Manchester High School in the first round of the Class LL State Tournamen...

Football Looks to Win FCIACs Despite Loss of Pacilio

Football Looks to Win FCIACs Despite Loss of Pacilio

November 17, 2009

Jack Hennessy and Matt Hawes '10 Web Sports Editor and Staff Writer This Friday and for the rest of the season, the Staples Wreckers will take the field without their captain, leader, and starting quarterback, Brandon Pacilio ’10. Read More »...

Jets Continue To Collapse: Are Their Chances of a Postseason Done?

November 16, 2009

Cole Tessler '11 Staff Writer Well Jet fans, the Jets playoff hopes are officially on life support after the Jets lost to the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-22. The New York defense showed everyone that they can play well but that when it comes down to crunch time, they aren’t as good as they say. The...

NFL Midseason Report

NFL Midseason Report

November 13, 2009

No matter how much you think you know about the NFL, nobody could have predicted what would happen in the first half of the 2009 NFL season. Cincinnati being tied for first place in the AFC North? Tennessee starting off the 2009 season with an 0-7 record after having the best record in 2008 at 13-3? Who saw La...

Believe it or Not: The Madden Curse Continues

Believe it or Not: The Madden Curse Continues

November 13, 2009

Dustin Dobbs '10 and D.J. Sixsmith '11 Sports Editors Superstitions are heavily prevalent throughout sports today, especially in baseball, football, and basketball. Curses…always seem follow these superstitions. Read More »...

Jock Talk: The Clarity A Punch Can Bring

Jock Talk: The Clarity A Punch Can Bring

November 13, 2009

Mike Nussbaum '11 Sports Editor I love boxing; it’s definitely the highlight of my week. Since the beginning of the year, I have been boxing every Friday at LA Boxing in Norwalk. When I first stepped into that gym I remembered feeling invincible. Even though professional fighters who could tear me apart in less then a seco...

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