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Rach’s Hope sponsors Staples girls’ volleyball game vs Stamford

Rach’s Hope sponsors Staples girls’ volleyball game vs Stamford

Teddy Dienst ’20

October 18, 2019

When the Staples girls’ volleyball team hosted Stamford High School on Tuesday, Oct. 15, they were playing for a much greater cause than usual. Rach’s Hope, an organization and club dedicated to Ellie Doran’s ’20 sister Rachel that works to raise awareness and money to help families combat c...

Staples girls’ volleyball defeats Stamford in comeback match

Staples girls’ volleyball defeats Stamford in comeback match

Madison Andrews '20

October 18, 2019

The Staples girls’ varsity volleyball team defeated Stamford in a close match, 3-2, in the Staples gym on Tuesday, Oct. 16.    The game was dedicated to Rach’ Hope charity, an organization created to honor the life of Rachel Doran. The program raises money to support families with a c...

Nine seniors pace Wreckers to win on senior day

Nine seniors pace Wreckers to win on senior day

Ethan Frank '20, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

Nine seniors started their senior day game on Thursday, Oct. 10 and led the team to a 5-0 victory over Trumbull.  The Wreckers got on the board with 14:30 left in the first half on a goal by Kyle Kirby ’20. They had a lot of missed opportunities in the first 15 minutes, including three missed c...

Student-athletes sentenced to three years of gym class

Student-athletes sentenced to three years of gym class

Abbie Goldstein '22

October 14, 2019

Twenty-four hours: to learn, practice, eat, sleep. It’s not enough time. After student-athletes’ intense practice or games, they race the clock to finish the mountain of homework waiting for them, cutting into their crucial time to sleep. To solve this issue, student-athletes should not be obligated...

Staples girls’ volleyball suffers tough loss against Greenwich

Staples girls’ volleyball suffers tough loss against Greenwich
Staples girls' volleyball suffers tough loss against Greenwich

Marina Engler '21, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

The Staples girls’ volleyball team lost a tough game against the undefeated Greenwich Cardinals on Oct. 3.   Going into the game, the Wreckers knew that a challenge lay ahead of them as Greenwich held a strong 6-0 record against FCIAC teams so far this year. Staples came into the game with ...

Staples girls’ soccer 2019: year of the champions

Staples girls’ soccer 2019: year of the champions

Emily Stone '20, Buisness Director

October 11, 2019

 The past two years, the Staples girls’ soccer team has had their season end in heartbreaking fashion. But a loss to Ridgefield in last year’s state final has been overlooked, and this year is a new opportunity.  The team has noticeably refreshed chemistry that has greatly impacted their gam...

Staples football takes commanding win over Brien McMahon

Staples football takes commanding win over Brien McMahon

Jackson Lev ’20, Paper Sports Editor

October 11, 2019

The Staples’ football team showed out in their fourth game of the season against Brien McMahon, with a commanding 35-7 win.    On Friday, Oct. 2, the Wreckers took on the Senators in an away game they very much needed to win after suffering a tough 7-0 loss to Ridgefield the week before....

Staples football falls to the Tigers

Staples football falls to the Tigers

Carson Kranz '21, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

The Staples Wreckers varsity football team lost 7-0 to the Ridgefield Tigers on Saturday, Sept. 28.  Senior quarterback Jake Thaw ’20, briefly playing in place of Jackson Zager ’21, threw an interception at midfield with three minutes left, ending Staples’ potential game-tying drive. The T...

Boys’ soccer defeats Greenwich

Boys' Soccer Defeats Greenwich

Maria Krug '22, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

Boys' varsity soccer defeats Greenwich by 1-0 game at Loeffler Field on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

Playing sports drives sports fandom for Principal Thomas

Playing sports drives sports fandom for Principal Thomas

Ethan Frank '20, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

If there was a ball on the ground, Staples's new Principal Stafford Thomas Jr. would be picking it up. At a young age, he got involved in all kinds of sports. Whether it be football, basketball, baseball or anything he and his friends could find. “We would play three hours of sports after school,” Thomas s...

Boys’ soccer falls short against Warde in hard-fought, aggressive game

Boys’ soccer falls short against Warde in hard-fought, aggressive game

Lys Goldman '21

October 1, 2019

Under the lights on a crisp, chilly autumn evening, the Staples boys’ soccer team fell just short of spoiling Fairfield Warde’s undefeated record in a 1-0 loss on Thursday, Sept. 26. The game was very physical, aggressive and fast-paced with lots of fouls and free kicks. The Mustangs scored the...

Staples boys’ soccer dominates in home opener

Staples boys’ soccer dominates in home opener

Carson Kranz '21, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

The Staples boys’ soccer team shutout Trinity Catholic 6-0 on Sept. 1 behind Reed Caney’s ’21 clean sheet in goal. The focus for the Wreckers was to show their home fans why they should fill the stands, and they did just that.  Staples got off to a quick start, with  Patricio Perez Elorza ...

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