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Black Introduces Injured Athlete Club To Staples

November 13, 2009

Jesse Heussner '11 Features Editor Formally a star of the Staples gymnastics team, Charlotte Black ’11 is now the leader of a new team: the injured athletes club. Black, who hurt her neck before the state championships last year, is no longer able to compete for the Staples team because of her ...

Wreckers Run Hard, Finish 3rd at FCIACs

Wreckers Run Hard, Finish 3rd at FCIACs

November 13, 2009

Dustin Dobbs ’10  and Jack Hennessy ’10   Sports Editor and Web Sports Editor The Staples Boys cross country team ran a tough race at Waveny Park in New Canaan Oct. 22 en route to a respectable 3rd place finish. Danbury High renewed its dominance in the sport with its fifth championship in a row. Read ...

Girls Varsity Soccer loses 2-0 to Greenwich

Girls Varsity Soccer loses 2-0 to Greenwich

November 11, 2009

Lila Epstein '10 and Kate McNee '11 Editor-In-Chief and Copy Editor On Oct. 29 the Staples Girls Varsity Soccer team lost 2-0 to Greenwich. The team was also celebrating their senior day on the same day. The underclassman in the Girls’ Soccer program worked hard to honor and apprecia...

Welcome to Heartbreak

November 11, 2009

Brendan Rand '11 Staff Writer Kanye West’s song title from his album “808’s and Heartbreak” is only fitting after the Giants’ last second 21-20 home loss to the San Diego Chargers. After starting 5-0, the Giants are now 5-4. The Giants actually had the lead late in this one, having ...

Staples Soccer Wins 4-1, Set to Meet Newtown in 2nd Round of States

Staples Soccer Wins 4-1, Set to Meet Newtown in 2nd Round of States

November 10, 2009

Dustin Dobbs ’10 Sports Editor Many people did not know what to expect in Staples’ State Playoff opener. Would the emotions be flying high from the FCIAC Championship? Will they play down to the lower seeded team? Who the heck is Conard High School? It was apparent that the Wreckers did not want to disappoint a single fan in the stands, nonetheless anyone in...

A Day in the Life: The Athletic Trainers at Staples High

A Day in the Life: The Athletic Trainers at Staples High

November 4, 2009

Jonathan Foster '10 Staff Writer The life line to all Staples Athletes, the athletic trainers, are a hardworking group, armed with countless roles of tape, and the knowledge and determination it takes, to keep these athletes in action. Read More »...

Memo to Giants Fans: PANIC!

Memo to Giants Fans: PANIC!

November 2, 2009

Brendan Rand ‘11 Staff Writer I’m at a loss for words, really. There’s only so much that can be said about the New York Giants after Sunday’s dreadful 40-17 loss in Philadelphia. This now creates a three game losing streak that started after the Giants’ 5-0 start to the 2009 season. ...

Wrecker Swimmers Sink Ridgefield 102-81

Wrecker Swimmers Sink Ridgefield 102-81

October 30, 2009

Farrel Levenson '11 and Suzanne Kleine '11 Opinions Editor and Features Editor Going into the Oct. 21 meet with Ridgefield High School, the Staples girls swimming and diving team expected to be defeated. Instead, they pulled out an upset win and defeated Ridgefield 102-81. The Lady Wreckers w...

Wreckers Bounce Back with Volleyball Win Over Harding

Wreckers Bounce Back  with Volleyball Win Over Harding

October 30, 2009

Rachel Chernok '10 and Annie Nelson '11 Features Editor and A&E Editor Making a strong comeback from their devastating loss against Ludlowe last month, the varsity girls’ volleyball team won their game against Harding on Oct. 21. Following the win, the team’s record stood at an impress...

Undefeated New Offense Propels Wreckers To Top Of FCIAC

Undefeated New Offense Propels Wreckers To Top Of FCIAC

October 30, 2009

 Jesse Heussner '11 Features Editor Behind its brand new spread offense, the rejuvenated Staples football team has jumped out of the gates to a dominant 6–0 start. After an underwhelming 6–5 season last year, Head Football Coach Marce Petroccio decided that it was time for an offensive c...

Penalty: Boys’ Soccer Maneuvers through Yellow Card Probation, Hopes to Sustain Winning Record

October 30, 2009

After receiving notice from the CIAC that the Staples varsity soccer team would be under probation for receiving 16 yellow cards in one season, Coach Dan Woog knew that changes needed to be made. The probation stated that if the soccer team receives a total of 12 yellow cards or more, it will be disqualified...

Giants Not Quite There Against Cardinals

October 26, 2009

Brendan Rand '11 Staff Writer After starting out as one of the best teams in the NFL with a 5-0 record, the Giants now have a huge puzzle to solve. Last nights disgraceful 24-17 home loss to the Arizona Cardinals on national television has aroused questions as whether the Giants are actually for...

Jets Make Statement Blowing Out the Raiders, 38-0

October 26, 2009

Cole Tessler '11 Staff Writer Raiders learned Sunday that reality is harsh as they got pummeled by the Jets 38-0 Before Sunday, the Raiders came up with a big upset beating the Eagles and some players were even talking post season. Raiders Defensive Lineman Richard Seymour said:  “You can mark...

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