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Girls’ lacrosse gears up for the season

Staples girls’ lacrosse takes the win over Weston high school 11-5. This is the final game of preseason before they take on Rye High School.

Brian Wilk '19

April 1, 2019

Staples girls’ lacrosse defeated Weston 11-5 in an exhibition match on March 28, in the Wreckers’ last scrimmage before the start of the regular season. The Wreckers were led by Kyle Kirby ’20, who scored four goals, three assists and playing lockdown defense. “I think we got off to a s...

Varsity cheer flips their way to fifth place at regionals

The cheer team gets excited as they begin to run onto the mat and start their performance at regionals. 

Photo contributed by Harley Bonn '21

Chelsea Strober '21

April 1, 2019

Waking up as early as 4:30am on a Saturday morning to put on a full face of makeup, hair in a slicked back pony, fake eyelashes, and a big sparkly bow may not seem like everybody’s ideal weekend, but for Staples varsity cheer, this is the norm during competition season. On March 16, Staples varsit...

Rec basketball dives into annual March Madness tournament

Team Tanzer celebrates their 51-44 victory to win the championship.

Kevin Greer '19

March 30, 2019

The month of March is known to go hand in hand with a basketball frenzy.  Although the annual NCAA tournament has not yet begun, the madness is already underway  in the Staples High School fieldhouse. The 11th and 12th grade recreational basketball March Madness tournament came to a close as Te...

Three Wise Guys jump into March Madness

Three Wise Guys jump into March Madness

Kevin Greer ’19, Zach Strober ’19 and Jack Shapiro ’19

March 27, 2019

Saugatuck Rowing team prepares for San Diego regatta

Saugatuck Rowing team prepares for San Diego regatta

Kaela Dockray ’20 and Layla Wofsy ’19

March 21, 2019

Wreckers Baseball begins season with big aspirations

Chad Knight ’19 is in the middle of his delivery as throws against Brian McMahon High School at McMahon.

Holden Cohen '20

March 18, 2019

It was a rough ending to the season for the 2018 Staples Wreckers baseball team, especially for the seniors, where they fell to Darien in the FCIAC finals one year after winning the state championship. Shortly after, In the state tournament, the Wreckers weren’t able to defend their title as they los...

Boys’ squash captures HEAD national championship

The Staples Boys' Squash Team poses with their trophies after being named national champions.

Siri Kanter ’20

March 13, 2019

The Staples boys’ squash team won the Division VIII HEAD US High School Squash Championship (Division VIII), becoming national champions. The Wreckers beat the Loyola, Maryland team 4-3 in their championship game on Feb. 2 at Trinity College in Hartford. The tournament drew 207 players from across t...

Girls’ basketball defeats Hall in opening round of state playoffs

Girls' basketball defeats Hall in opening round of state playoffs

Mark Didio '20

March 12, 2019

The Staples girls’ varsity basketball team defeated the Hall Warriors 39-35 in the first round of the CIAC state class LL playoffs Captain Elle Fair ’19 led the Wreckers with 18 points, hitting multiple threes that led Staples’ offense in the first half. “Elle just played lights out,”...

Staples boys ball out in rec basketball

Staples boys ball out in rec basketball

Evi Tarshis ’20, Emma Van Riper ’20 and Ella Bloomingdale ’20

March 8, 2019

Three Wise Guys jump into boys’ basketball playoffs

Three Wise Guys jump into boys’ basketball playoffs

Kevin Greer ‘19, Zach Strober ‘19 and Jack Shapiro ‘19

March 8, 2019

Milford co-op upsets Staples boys’ hockey

Staples boys' hockey team stands for the national anthem prior to their game.

Madison Andrews '20

March 8, 2019

Staples Boys’ Varsity Hockey lost to Milford Co-op, 3-2, on Tuesday, Feb. 26. Tied at 2-2 with just over five minutes left, Milford clinched the victory with a goal to take a 3-2 lead. “I think the game went OK,” captain Jacob Stanford ’19 said. “I think we just underestimated Milford...

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