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The ESPN-Athletes broadcasting deal marks an advance in women’s sports online accessibility. In 2019, a study on women and men’s sports coverage found 5% of total television coverage focused on women’s sports. The study also found that 80% of highlight programs and news devoted zero time to women’s sports.

A League of Her Own: ESPN-Athletes Unlimited women’s sports broadcasting deal overdue

Caroline Coffey '22, Staff Writer May 3, 2022

When asked who my sports idol was at the dawn of my softball career in second grade, Derek Jeter was my answer. In the impassioned one-on-one pick up basketball games I played with my younger sister, we...

Selection Sunday for the tournament is on March 13 at 6:00 p.m. The “First Four” begins in Dayton, Ohio, on March 15-16.

Student athlete equity damages the value of March Madness

Gabriella Gerig ’23, Paper Sports Editor March 16, 2022

 The March Madness tournament is just around the corner, and the men’s college basketball teams continue to prepare for the highly anticipated event. Fans and alumni are placing bets, creating the best...

The Staples girls’ basketball team on defense against Stamford. Stamford was able to beat the Staples defense to bring the score to 15-22 in the third quarter.

Girls’ basketball team puts up good fight in losing effort to Stamford

Charley Guthartz '22 , Paper Opinions Editor February 14, 2022

The Staples girls’ basketball team lost to Stamford 39-27 on Feb. 8 at Staples after putting up a huge fight.  With Staples down late in the fourth quarter, Captain Sydelle Bernstein ’22 drained...

The Wreckers practice during the offseason to prepare for their first game on Dec. 16 against Norwalk.

Girls’ basketball team trains for success

Gabriella Gerig ’23, Staff Writer November 22, 2021

The girls’ basketball team is coming off of two successful seasons. Staples was first in the state with a 18-2 record in the 2019-20 season. Last year, the team ended with a 10-2 record, and they are...

Marley Lopez ’21 is actively playing in her basketball game back in 2020. Her high school career was one of the best experiences for her, but this year, contact tracing suddenly prohibiting her participation in the last basketball game of her career.

Contact tracing seizes the excitement sports have produced

Sydney Chinitz ’22, Staff Writer March 30, 2021

This past year has been chaotic. The extensive amount of changes that have happened in order to adapt to COVID-19 have affected all different aspects of student lives: classroom experience, social life...

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...

Screenshot of the Staples’ girls basketball playing their fifth game of the season vs Ludlowe at Fairfield Ludlowe High School. Ludlowe does not allow Staples fans at their games, so fans watch from the NFHS network.

Girls’ basketball takes home a win after intense overtime

Charley Guthartz ’22, Sports Editor February 25, 2021

The Staples girls’ basketball team took home a win after an important game at Fairfield Ludlowe High School on Feb. 23. After a four minute overtime, they were able to come out with a 58-54 victory....

Players adapt to new protocol in practice and games

Players adapt to new protocol in practice and games

Carson Kranz ’21 January 26, 2021

With the new announcement from the CIAC that the high school basketball season will be played this year, players are adjusting to the new protocols. Some of the new rules included that the first practice...

Staples girls basketball celebrates after upsetting Norwalk on the road.

Students discuss status of winter sports

Cameron Manna ‘21 January 26, 2021

https://soundcloud.com/cameron-manna/staples-high-school-winter-sports-update

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