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Gearing Up For Golf Season, Murray Eyes State Repeat

STROKE IT: Captain Dylan Murray ’10 tees off as he prepares to drive the ball deep towards the fairway. | Photo by Conor Mahoney '11

March 26, 2010

Jonathan Foster '10 Staff WriterDylan Murray ’10 was destined to become the All-State golfer that he is today. Murray started out golfing, nearly since the day he was born. “My parents had me hitting into a net in the basement when I was a toddler,” he said. Moving back and forth from Flori...

2010 Dodgeball Tournament of Champions

2010 Dodgeball Tournament of Champions

March 26, 2010

Eric Essagof '12 Sports Editor Charlotte Black ’11 is in a state of panic as she’s the last member of Team Pups N Suds left against five members of The Athletes. She crossed herself as her opponents gathered enough gator balls to finish her off. They charge at once, unleashing the glossy multi-colo...

Power With Finesse

Joseyn Henry completes the long jump. | Photo by Madeline Hardy '11

March 26, 2010

Madeline Hardy '11 Photo Editor Joselyn Henry ’10 is extremely driven and successful in everything she does. On the Staples Track team she continues to push herself to do better causing the record in shot put and long jump to get harder and harder to break. She continues to progress throughout the spor...

Sweet Sixteen Preview

Sweet Sixteen Preview

March 25, 2010

Dustin Dobbs '11 Sports Editor With the Kansas Jayhawks out of the picture, this tournament has “March Madness” written all over it. Here’s my take on the upcoming Sweet 16 match-ups this Thursday and Friday. I’ll start with Thursday’s regional semi-finals from the East and West Regions, located i...

The Winter’s Finest

SHOOT TO SCORE: Varsity player Jenn Hoets ’11 made a lasting impression in her first year on the team. “She helped out with basically everything standing job on both offense and defense,” said Head Coach Daivd Rollison.

March 12, 2010

Becca Bobrow '11 Opinions Editor New to the girls’ ice hockey team this year, Jenn Hoets ’11 really made the most of her rookie season. She was fast on the puck, and as Head Coach David Rollison said “dumped it in when she was supposed to,” which was a huge asset to the team. He...

A Look At What’s to Come: Boys’ Tennis Finds New Coach In Staples Alum

Kris Hrisovulos ’00 was named the new boys varisty tennis  coach. “I am really looking forward to [the season],” Hrisovulos said. | Photo by Stamford Tennis Academy

March 12, 2010

Sam Freeman '11 Web A&E Editor In early February, Staples alum, three time state champ, D–1 tennis player and a current private coach for top ranked junior players in Connecticut, Kris Hrisovulos ’00 was announced as the new boys varsity tennis coach. After two seasons, Brian Scott will ...

Wreckord Breaker: Schachne Shatters Staples Pole Vaulting Heights

LIFTOFF: Lexie Schachne ’12 breaks the school record with a jump of nine feet and two inches. [Her current best at 10 feet] and has set a goal to reach 10 feet six inches. | Photo by Faith Schachne

March 12, 2010

Leah Bitsky '12 Staff Writer Lexie Schachne ’12 started pole vaulting her freshman year, and now she has broken the Staples record for the fifth time this year. The best record so far in history is a jump of 6.5 meters, which is a little over 21 feet. Before Schachne broke the recor...

The Redemption of Staples Basketball: How A Team Never Given A Chance Defied The Odds

GETTING STRATEGIC: Head Coach Colin Devine huddles together with his team during the team’s final regular season game against Trinity Catholic.

March 12, 2010

DJ Sixsmith '11 Sports Editor With many of the successful athletic teams and clubs in attendance to honor the best and brightest at Staples, the atmosphere could not have been any better. Hordes of parents, students, and community members packed into the Staples gym to watch the Staples b...

TRACK REVIEW: Boys’ and Girls’ Track Succeed at States

RACE TO THE FINISH: Varsity runner Walker Marsh ’13 (right) makes his way around the first bend of the track after receiving the baton from a teamnate.

March 12, 2010

Alix Neenan '12 Staff Writer Staples’ indoor track team fared well at both the CIAC Open Championships and Class LL Championships. The boys’ team placed third in Open and fifth in Class LL, while the girls placed 14th in Open and fourth in Class LL. “The kids had a very good season,” Coach Laddie Lawrence said. “We’re not done yet.” Lawrence said tha...

Gymnasts Place Sixth at State Championships

STICK IT: Emily Fishman ’12 finishes her bar routine at the CIAC State Championship. The team later placed sixth at the competition with a team score of 119 points. “I am happy with the way the season went, we did a lot better than we thought we would,” Captain Kara Tricarico ’11 said.

March 12, 2010

Sammie Hardy '11 Staff Writer On Feb. 27, the Staples Gymnastics team ended its season at the State Championships by finishing sixth in the overall competition with a score of 119. “Our team did alright,” captain Zoë Heller ’11 said. “There’s always going to be that comparing f...

LeBron To Switch From 23 to 6

LeBron To Switch From 23 to 6

March 5, 2010

Dustin Dobbs Sports Editor No matter where Mr. James decides to sign this summer, one thing will be different about him next year. He will wear a different number on his jersey. Read More »...

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February 24, 2010

Kelsey Landauer ‘12 Staff Writer The one place that you can see your classmates without any pants on—the Staples Pool house. This chlorine-filled haven is not only a great way to cool down and relax  in the middle of the day but also a graduation requirement. Staples requires that every student part...

Weightroom Cornerstone of Gridiron Glory at Staples

POWER LIFT: Captain Chris Coyne ’11 reps weights on the bench press while training hard in the off-season. Coyne returns to the Wreckers as an All-FCIAC Defensive-End and runner up in total sacks in Connecticut. | Photo by Lucas Hammerman '10

February 24, 2010

Dana Rappaport '11 Web Opinions EditorAlthough the football field is glazed over with a coat of frost, the football players still manage to stay warm in the Staples’ weight room.   Just as soccer players can condition and hone their skills on an off-season team, the football team’s p...

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