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Wreckers Roll to 3-0 Opening Day Win

Wreckers Roll to 3-0 Opening Day Win

September 10, 2009

DJ Sixsmith '11 and Mike Nussbaum '11 Sports Editors The scene at Loeffler field on Tuesday could not have been better for the Wreckers as the Superfan whiteout and great team play fueled a 3-0 win. After a tragic offseason of losing the founder of Staples soccer Albie Loeffler and 2006 captain Pres...

Dom DiMaggio Dies Unnoticed at the Age of 92

Dom DiMaggio Dies Unnoticed at the Age of 92

May 26, 2009

Image by Getty Images via @daylife On May 8, Dom DiMaggio passed away at 92 due to his struggle with pneumonia. Dom spent 11 seasons in the MLB, all of which were with the Boston Red Sox. In Dom's debut season, he batted .301 in 108 games. However, Dom's brother Joe, who played for the New Yo...

Wreckers Tame Mustangs 12-4

Wreckers Tame Mustangs 12-4

May 16, 2009

Dustin Dobbs '10 Sports Editor Wednesday, May 6th was the perfect spring day for any sporting event. The Wreckers Lacrosse team of Staples High kept this tradition of "perfection" with an easy win over Fairfield-Warde High School.  Going into the game, the 4-6 Wreckers were confident enough to beat the 2-7 M...

Renovated Baseball Field is Open for Play

Renovated Baseball Field is Open for Play

May 7, 2009

Jack Hennessy '10 Sports Web Editor Principal John Dodig opened the newly renovated Staples baseball field before the Varsity squad lost a close one to Wilton 3-1 on Monday. The festivities were only slightly dampened by the team's loss as fans, parents, and other members of the community celeb...

Staples Cheerleading: Flying High Comes With A Risk

Staples Cheerleading: Flying High Comes With A Risk

April 21, 2009

Harrison Eisenberg '10 Staff Writer Broken bones, concussions, brain trauma and even death are just some of the dangers found in this high school sport. No it’s not boxing, football, or hockey. It is the All-American pep troop that is cheerleading. Gone are the days of strictly waving pom p...

Playing In College: Inside the Recruitment Process

April 21, 2009

Lucas Hammerman '10 A& E Editor Staples Varsity Football Coach Marce Petroccio said, “It is a great process. There is a place for everyone and I think the parents here as well as the kids do a great job in that process.” This process is not as clear-cut as many would think, as both the...

Knicks Halt the Soaring Pistons

April 21, 2009

Jeremy Dreyfuss '11 Staff Writer  After scrounging a victory out of the weary Milwaukee Bucks on the road Wednesday, the New York Knicks staggered into The Palace at Auburn Hills the very next day to face the red-hot Detroit Pistons. Coming into this game, the Knicks had lost 11 of their last 12 ...

Hirschberg Serves as a Vital Aspect of Varsity Tennis

Hirschberg Serves as a Vital Aspect of Varsity Tennis

April 9, 2009

Sarah McDonald '11 Web News Editor Starting his second season playing varsity tennis for Staples, Danny Hirschberg '11 has proved himself as a key member of the team, both on and off the court. "I've been playing tennis since I was about five years old," said Hirschberg. "My dad really encouraged me t...

Winter Sports Wrap-Up

Winter Sports Wrap-Up

March 31, 2009

by Ben Klaff '10 Many of Staples teams had strong performances this season during FCIAC’s, States, and beyond. Read More »...

Dodgeball, A Slamming Success

Dodgeball, A Slamming Success

March 27, 2009

Jack Hennessy '10 Web Sports Editor Fans could not contain their excitement for the most intense sporting event of the year. March Madness? NBA post-season? Nope. World Baseball Classic? Please. No, none of the above could beat the 2nd Annual Staples High School Co-ed Dodgeball Tournament. The co...

A Look into the Career of Jim Nantz: A Q&A about his Play-by-Play Job at CBS Sports

March 13, 2009

1. When did you first realize that you wanted to become a sports broadcaster? Who/What was your inspiration for becoming a sports broadcaster? A. When I was 11 years old I was watching the Masters Golf Tournament with my dad. I heard these voices and had a tremendous sense about all things on the pla...

Jake Peavy to Bring World Series to Cubs

December 10, 2008

by Jack Hennessy '10 Jake Peavy = World Series. If you are wondering how I came to this solution, it’s really quite simple. The Transitive property. For all of you a little rusty on them Geometry terms, the Transitive property can most easily be explained in simple variable terms. Read More »...

Superfans Support Boys’ Soccer Team to Regular, Postseason Success

November 17, 2008

On a brisk Oct. 29 autumn night, Staples fans all dressed in white filled the bleachers of Norwalk High School's Testa Field to cheer on and support a team that, by the end of the night, would become FCIAC divisional champions.Though the team would not continue on to win the state championship, the support...

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