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Staples football upset by Black Knights in season opener

Robinson Hall ’20 gets into the endzone for the first Wreckers touchdown of the season.

Holden Cohen '20, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

The Staples’ football team lost their first game of the season to the Stamford Black Knights, 14-13, in the first game under new head coach Andrew Behrends. First-time quarterback Jackson Zager ’21 targeted Blake Lawrence ’20 heavily in his debut for the team. Lawrence made several catches...

Baseball defeats Southington to win CIAC championship

The baseball team celebrates after their win in the championship game.

Siri Kanter '20, Associate Managing Editor

June 14, 2019

The Staples boys’ baseball team defeated Southington 3-0 in the Class LL state championship game on June 8. The Wreckers claimed their second state title in three years. Duke-commit Chad Knight ’19 led the team by pitching a complete game, 3-hit shutout. Kevin Rabacs ’19 said he will ne...

Baseball defeats Southington to win CIAC championship

The baseball team celebrates after their win in the championship game.

Siri Kanter '20, Associate Managing Editor

June 14, 2019

The Staples boys’ baseball team defeated Southington 3-0 in the Class LL state championship game on June 8. The Wreckers claimed their second state title in three years. Duke-commit Chad Knight ’19 led the team by pitching a complete game, 3-hit shutout. Kevin Rabacs ’19 said he will ne...

Staples boys’ volleyball beats Danbury in FCIAC semifinals

Staples boys’ volleyball beats Danbury in FCIAC semifinals

Madison Andrews '20

June 6, 2019

Staples Boys Varsity Volleyball took on Danbury in the FCIAC semifinals at the Fairfield Ludlowe gym on Wednesday, May 22...

Staples’ baseball defeats Norwalk in state tournament

Staples' baseball defeats Norwalk in state tournament

Maya Brodows '20 and Siri Kanter '20

June 6, 2019

Adam Petro '20 reached base on a single to right field...

Baseball players slide into senior day

The Staples boys’ baseball team celebrated their senior day on Friday, May 16.

Lili Romann '19

May 31, 2019

As Staples boys' basketball coach Colin Devine said, "The senior's got a great day for baseball." The boys' baseball team had their Senior Day ceremony May 16...

Varsity girls’ soccer makes history funding female trophy case

The varsity girls’ soccer team won many state and FCIAC championships throughout the past several years. The trophies won at these games will be housed in the new female only trophy case.

Lily Kane '20, Broadcast Director

May 20, 2019

The varsity girls’ soccer team has recently committed to raising money for the construction of a girls’ trophy case to house their many championship trophies. After years of filling up the general trophy case in Staples High School with their growing number of awards, the team is finally raising the...

One loss Wreckers Volleyball team sweeps Trumbull on Senior night.

Captain Logan Carstens ’19 spikes the ball over the net for one of his 11 kills.

Zach Horowitz '19, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

The Staples boys’ volleyball team defeated the Trumbull Eagles on May 13 in straight sets, 3-0 on senior night. The boys’ three seniors, Captains Logan Carstens ’19, Theo Gabor ’19 and Brian Wilk ’19 all played for the majority of the game, each of them contributing to the Wreckers win. ...

Boys’ lacrosse uses balanced attack to defeat Ludlowe

Boys' lacrosse uses balanced attack to defeat Ludlowe

Kevin Rabacs '19

May 16, 2019

The Staples boys’ lacrosse team beat Ludlowe 12-6 in the annual Sticks for Soldiers game on Saturday May 4. Ten different players contributed goals for the Wreckers. Kyle Hines ’20 finished with a game high three points, two goals and one assist. “We trusted the system, and stuck to the game...

Wreckers fall to Wilton in a clash of FCIAC top seeds

Shira Parower '21 looks to set up a play during the game.

Daniel Harizman ’19, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

As the clouds began to gather in the sky and the fading window of light sealed above Lilly Field in Wilton, the Staples girls’ varsity lacrosse team fell to the Wilton Warriors 9-6, pushing the Wreckers’ record to 11-2 on the season. With goals from captain Elle Fair ’19, Shira Parower ’21 and...

Jen Westphal adds to the achievements of the girls’ softball team

Jen Westphal ’22 makes a play at home plate. She is one of three freshman on the Staples varsity softball team.

Rebecca Kanfer '21

May 13, 2019

She places her helmet on her head, laces up her cleats and tightens her ponytail. Emerging from the dugout, she approaches home plate and prepares to swing. Her teammates eagerly peer through the dugout fence to catch a glimpse. The ball is pitched and the sound of the metal bat in contact rings...

Girls’ lacrosse honors Gus Cardello

On April 6, Staples girls’ lacrosse hosted “A Game for Gus” to honor the memory of Gus Cardello ’17. Fundraising was done all week, with all proceeds going to the Gus Cardello Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Remy Teltser ’21, Web Features Editor

April 12, 2019

They wipe eye black onto their cheeks, lace up their high-top cleats and roll up their matching white socks with “Gus” encircled with a heart. With a packed crowd of students, parents and Westport residents, the sense of support on Ginny Parker field is unmissable. On April 6, Staples girls...

Staples demonstrates variety of March Madness traditions

Staples demonstrates variety of March Madness traditions

Jake Navarro ’20 and Holden Cohen ’20

April 4, 2019

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