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Staples’ girls basketball secured a decisive win over Trumbull on Feb. 25. The Wreckers stay number one in the FCIAC at 6-0. Trumbull is 3-2.

Girls’ basketball triumphs over Trumbull, continues undefeated season

Gabriella Gerig ’23 February 26, 2021

The Staples girls’ basketball team clinched a 44-38 win against Trumbull on Thursday, Feb. 25. This game solidified their number one standing in the FCIAC with a record of 6-0.  Although Staples...

Gaby Gonzales ’22 continues to practice her sport everyday, to allow for her best performance when attending Cornell University in the fall of 2022.

Athletes continue college commitment process despite pandemic

Julia Leitner '23, Staff Writer November 11, 2020

Amid the craziness of COVID-19, juniors at Staples have not stopped grinding through the college commitment process. Soccer player Gaby Gonzales ’22 and lacrosse players Mia and Mckenzie Didio ’22...

The National Basketball Association seeks approval for return to sports without fans in the crowd.

Students express desire for continuation of sports

Carson Kranz ’21 May 22, 2020

The NBA was affected by coronavirus the most with almost 50 cases around the league, and their season has been postponed for two months now. There are many factors that go into the possible continuation...

Picking captains for any sports team can be a controversial decision, so teammates and coaches should adjust their style of picking to offer a fair end result.

Coaches, athletes should both have voice electing captains

Ella Bloomingdale '20, Assistant Business Manager January 13, 2020

A team sports captain should be responsible, organized, supportive and knowledgeable. They should be able to support and encourage the team while also having the ability to organize and bring athletes...

Senior students, athletes, and leaders shown as they participated in their fall sports (Ben Howard, Jake Thaw, Abby Carter). From this week on, they will be making large transitions into their winter sport, all ready and excited to begin.

No time for stopping: multi-sport captains encounter a rapid transition into next season

Samantha Felner '21, Paper Opinions Editor December 6, 2019

As the fall sport season closes, captains and athletes encounter a speedy transition into their winter sport. Many teams just recently ended their journeys, and multi-sport captains and athletes must now...

The sports store Olympia Sports on Post Road East announced it’s closing and has started its closing sale on many items.

Sporting goods store closes in Westport

Abbie Goldstein '22, Staff Writer November 21, 2019

Olympia Sports, a retail sporting goods company, is closing its Westport location along with eight other stores throughout Connecticut due to a change in ownership. JackRabbit, a different sporting...

There is lots of clutter and chaos heading down to the locker room with lots of equipment from each athlete.

Separate locker rooms creates difficulty for Staples athletes

Jacob Greenberger '22, Staff Writer October 22, 2019

Every day I rush to the locker room in a hurry, searching anxiously for a spot to change, hoping that I will be on time to practice. I sprint down the stairs and through the door, jealous of the football...

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

Jen Westphal adds to the achievements of the girls’ 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...

Staples Varsity Softball

Staples Varsity Softball

May 24, 2017

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Girls’ basketball teamwork and optimism paves way for FCIACs

Girls’ basketball teamwork and optimism paves way for FCIACs

February 7, 2017

By: Daniel Harizman The Staples girls’ varsity basketball team has had a clear cut goal from the beginning of the season, entry to the FCIAC tournament. Led by captains Olivia Troy, Julia Brower and...

Staples Boys Water Polo Swims in the Big Leagues

Staples Boys Water Polo Swims in the Big Leagues

October 19, 2016

Greenwich High School hosted the annual Cardinal Tournament for boys’ water polo on October 14 and 15. The competition was fierce as many talented teams participated: Staples, Greenwich, Brunswick, and...

We “Lady Wreckers” won’t be ladylike anymore

We “Lady Wreckers” won’t be ladylike anymore

Erin McGroarty, Staff Writer April 11, 2016

Obviously sexism exists all around the world, so being a feminist I already get fired up when I see headlines about women being discriminated against in workplaces, or when I read articles about the lack...

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