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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


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

Staples students and teachers competed in a dodgeball tournament on March 13. | Photo by Victor Hollenberg '10

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...

Coach’s Corner: Dave Rollison

Photo by Greg Keiser '09

November 17, 2008

Greg Keiser '09 Web Sports Editor When coaching a team that consists almost exclusively of new players, the most beneficial philosophy is probably to play for fun. Staples' chemistry teacher Dave Rollison took on the task of teaching twenty girls the game of hockey when the girls' team was first established last year. Rollison, wh...

Soccer Update: Staples vs. Brien McMahon

September 24, 2008

Jack Hennessy '10 Staff Writer The Staples Boys Varsity Soccer team improved to 4-0 as they defeated Brien McMahon 1-0 at Home last Thursday in the still premature season. Led by coach Dan Woog, Staples would not be denied in this back-and-forth battle between two powerhouses. Forward Greg Gudis ...

Donation Helps Give Football a New Look

Donation Helps Give Football a New Look

September 1, 2008

Image via Wikipedia Greg Keiser '09 Staff Writer Staples' football will enter the 2008 season with new uniforms following a donation by Westport resident and Arena Football League VP of Consumer Products Mike Loparo. Loparo, a former NFL licensing executive, contributed about $15,000 worth of Russell Athletics jerseys, pants, and socks; Russell is th...

Girls Track at FCIAC’s

Photo by Olivia Allen '10 | Nicole Lepre '09 (second from the left) running in the 4 x 800.

May 30, 2008

Olivia Allen '10 Web Features Editor The Staples girls' track team ran in the FCIAC tournament in Danbury on May 28....

Sports Boys Varsity Tennis Semi-Finals

Photo by Elizabeth Vance '09 | The boys Varsity Tennis team, in order from left to right:  Tyler Lewis ’08, Matt Greenberg ’10 Eric Reiner 09 Danny Hirschberg ’11 Eric Rothschild ’08 Ivan Blaustein ’09 Liam Bohonnon ’08 Jordan Ratner ’10 Alex Ratner ’10 Ben Rogg-Meltzer ’08 Jesse Cohen ’08 Ryan Landauer ’08 and Mike Badeski '08 (Dane Ostilly '08 not pictured)

May 22, 2008

The boys Varsity Tennis team defeated New Canaan in the FCIAC semi-finals 4-2. The team will go on to face Greenwich at the Shippan Raquet Club at 4:00 P.M....

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